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|name      = World Builder's Handbook
 
|name      = World Builder's Handbook
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|alsosee  = [[IISS]]
 
|author    = Joe Fugate, J. Andrew Keith, Gary L. Thomas
 
|author    = Joe Fugate, J. Andrew Keith, Gary L. Thomas
 
|available = No (Aftermarket)
 
|available = No (Aftermarket)
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|year      = 1989
 
|year      = 1989
 
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[[World Builder's Handbook]] is a [[Digest Group Publications]] product.
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* It is a source book written for [[MegaTraveller]].
 
   
 
   
 
== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
 
== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
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And learn how to build exciting and interesting new [[world]]s of your own with these extensive rules!
 
And learn how to build exciting and interesting new [[world]]s of your own with these extensive rules!
  
'''Contents include - '''
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''Contents include - ''
*'''Survey Procedures:''' Procedures used by the [[IISS|Scouts]] to survey and explore worlds.
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*''Survey Procedures:'' Procedures used by the [[IISS|Scouts]] to survey and explore worlds.
*'''Survey Equipment:''' Thirty pages of detailed equipment sheets for players to use on survey and exploration missions. Includes sensors, personal-assist hardware, clothing and protective gear, vehicles, and complete plans of the [[Donosev Class Survey Scout|Donosev Survey Starship]] used by the Scouts.
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*''Survey Equipment:'' Thirty pages of detailed equipment sheets for players to use on survey and exploration missions. Includes sensors, personal-assist hardware, clothing and protective gear, vehicles, and complete plans of the [[Donosev Class Survey Scout|Donosev Survey Starship]] used by the Scouts.
*'''Sensor Readout Panel:''' Comprehensive sensor readout panel for use with all manner of sensory equipment, from lowly handheld sensors all the way to powerful starship sensor arrays.
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*''Sensor Readout Panel:'' Comprehensive sensor readout panel for use with all manner of sensory equipment, from lowly handheld sensors all the way to powerful starship sensor arrays.
*'''Extensive World Building Section:''' Detail your worlds to a level of detail you never thought possible. Create new environments with exotic alien cultures. Includes rules for detailing not only Terran-like worlds, but also more unusual locations such as:
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*''Extensive World Building Section:'' Detail your worlds to a level of detail you never thought possible. Create new environments with exotic alien cultures. Includes rules for detailing not only Terran-like worlds, but also more unusual locations such as:
 
:* [[Asteroid World]]s
 
:* [[Asteroid World]]s
 
:* [[Gas Giant]]s
 
:* [[Gas Giant]]s
 
:* [[Tidally-locked World]]s
 
:* [[Tidally-locked World]]s
*'''Mapping a World:''' Guidelines on how to properly map the world you have built.  
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*''Mapping a World:'' Guidelines on how to properly map the world you have built.  
  
 
=== Table of Contents ===
 
=== Table of Contents ===
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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!colspan="2"|''World Builder's Handbook''
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|-
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! Section
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! Page/s
 
|-
 
|-
 
| World Detail Sheet || align="right" |IFC
 
| World Detail Sheet || align="right" |IFC
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| Survey and Exploration || align="right" | 2
 
| Survey and Exploration || align="right" | 2
 
|-
 
|-
| Survey [[Equipment]]     || align="right" | 17
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| Survey [[Equipment]] || align="right" | 17
 
|-
 
|-
| Survey [[Vehicle]]s     || align="right" | 43
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| Survey [[Vehicle]]s || align="right" | 43
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Donosev class Survey Starship]] || align="right" | 48
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| [[Donosev class Survey Starship]] || align="right" | 48
 
|-
 
|-
| Building a World     || align="right" | 52
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| Building a World || align="right" | 52
 
|-
 
|-
| Tables               || align="right" | 59
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| Tables || align="right" | 59
 
|-
 
|-
| Mapping a World       || align="right" | 87
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| Mapping a World || align="right" | 87
 
|-
 
|-
| Using World Data     || align="right" | 92
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| Using World Data || align="right" | 92
 
|-
 
|-
 
| World Map Grid || align="right" |IBC
 
| World Map Grid || align="right" |IBC
 
|}
 
|}
  
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=== [[Library Data|Library Data Entries]] (Public) ===
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# [[TBD]]
  
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=== [[Library Data|Library Data Entries]] (Automated) ===
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{{LibraryEntries}}
 
   
 
   
 
== Meta-history & Background ([[Dossier]]) ==
 
== Meta-history & Background ([[Dossier]]) ==
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=== Credits (Primary Sources) ===
 
=== Credits (Primary Sources) ===
;Design and Development
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: [[Joe Fugate|Joe D. Fugate Sr.]], [[J. Andrew Keith]], [[Gary L. Thomas]]
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!colspan="2"| Credits (Primary Sources)
;Additional Design
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: [[Robert Parker]], [[Nancy Parker]], [[James Holden]], [[Rob Caswell]], [[Ed Edwards]]
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! Credit
;Cover Artwork
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! [[Author]]s & Contributors
: [[A. C. Farley]]
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;Interior Artwork
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| Design and Development
: [[Rob Caswell]], [[Joe Fugate|Joe D. Fugate Sr.]]
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| [[Joe Fugate|Joe D. Fugate Sr.]], [[J. Andrew Keith]], [[Gary L. Thomas]]
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|-
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| Additional Design
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| [[Robert Parker]], [[Nancy Parker]], [[James Holden]], [[Rob Caswell]], [[Ed Edwards]]
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|-
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| Cover Artwork
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| [[A. C. Farley]]
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|-
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| Interior Artwork
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| [[Rob Caswell]], [[Joe Fugate|Joe D. Fugate Sr.]]
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|-
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|}
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=== External Link/s ===
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''Commentary & Data articles:''
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# EXTERNAL LINK: [[TBD]]
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''Reviews:''
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# EXTERNAL LINK: [[TBD]]
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''Other Articles:''
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# EXTERNAL LINK: [[TBD]]
  
 
== References & Contributions ([[Sources]]) ==
 
== References & Contributions ([[Sources]]) ==

Latest revision as of 12:48, 21 May 2019

World Builder's Handbook
WorldBuildersHandbook 350px.jpg
TBD
Author Joe FugateJ. Andrew KeithGary L. Thomas
Canonical Yes
Edition 1st
Format Book (Softback)
Language English
Pages 96
Publisher Digest Group Publications
Version MegaTraveller
Year Published 1989
Available from No (Aftermarket)
Also See IISS
Product no. 875
World Builder's Handbook is a Digest Group Publications product.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Learn how the Imperial Scouts survey and explore new worlds ...

And learn how to build exciting and interesting new worlds of your own with these extensive rules!

Contents include -

  • Survey Procedures: Procedures used by the Scouts to survey and explore worlds.
  • Survey Equipment: Thirty pages of detailed equipment sheets for players to use on survey and exploration missions. Includes sensors, personal-assist hardware, clothing and protective gear, vehicles, and complete plans of the Donosev Survey Starship used by the Scouts.
  • Sensor Readout Panel: Comprehensive sensor readout panel for use with all manner of sensory equipment, from lowly handheld sensors all the way to powerful starship sensor arrays.
  • Extensive World Building Section: Detail your worlds to a level of detail you never thought possible. Create new environments with exotic alien cultures. Includes rules for detailing not only Terran-like worlds, but also more unusual locations such as:
  • Mapping a World: Guidelines on how to properly map the world you have built.

Table of Contents[edit]

World Builder's Handbook
Section Page/s
World Detail Sheet IFC
Survey and Exploration 2
Survey Equipment 17
Survey Vehicles 43
Donosev class Survey Starship 48
Building a World 52
Tables 59
Mapping a World 87
Using World Data 92
World Map Grid IBC

Library Data Entries (Public)[edit]

  1. TBD

Library Data Entries (Automated)[edit]

Library data entries
Alphabetical List


Meta-history & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The World Builder's Handbook is a comprehensive guide to surveying and detailing worlds.

World-building & Colonization[edit]

Marc Miller. Worlds and Adventures (Game Designers Workshop, 1977), .(1977) created the UWP, which was later expanded with "Extended UWP Statistics", and was continued with the following products:

Credits (Primary Sources)[edit]

Credits (Primary Sources)
Credit Authors & Contributors
Design and Development Joe D. Fugate Sr., J. Andrew Keith, Gary L. Thomas
Additional Design Robert Parker, Nancy Parker, James Holden, Rob Caswell, Ed Edwards
Cover Artwork A. C. Farley
Interior Artwork Rob Caswell, Joe D. Fugate Sr.

External Link/s[edit]

Commentary & Data articles:

  1. EXTERNAL LINK: TBD

Reviews:

  1. EXTERNAL LINK: TBD

Other Articles:

  1. EXTERNAL LINK: TBD

References & Contributions (Sources)[edit]

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