Antofalla (world)

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Antofalla/Quesada (Aldebaran 1717)
See also UWP

Antofalla is a nonindustrial world, that requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society.

  • In a technological universe, societies without industrial capability generally suffer as nearly all manufactured and high tech goods must be brought in at significant cost.
  • As a nonindustrial world, it requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • The world serves as the subsector capital with the significant extra trade and prestige associated with that role.
  • It is a member of the Grand United States of Quesada, which is a member state of the Solomani Confederation, in the Quesada Subsector of Aldebaran Sector.
  • This world has a nearby Naval Base, usually associated with military starships.
  • This world has a nearby Military Base, usually associated with military ground forces.

Description / Astrography & Planetology[edit]

This world is part of the Antofalla Cluster.


Monostellar System[edit]

Antofalla Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Antofalla

G6 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.917 4600 - 5500 0.62
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00846 0.06531 0.63 - 1.02 0.846 8.46
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 7

System Data[edit]

2 Gas Giants — 3 Planetoid Belts — 5 Other Worlds 

Mainworld Data[edit]

Antofalla is small-standard world with a thin atmosphere.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

Antofalla has a narrow equatorial oceanic-band with high barrier mountains at the north and south tropics. These mountains contain a significant number of volcanoes. The polar regions are largely desert.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Native flora flourish in the oceanic valley. There is a noticeable and low plant line on the mountains.

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

No information yet available.

World Starport[edit]

Antofalla has a Class A Starport, an excellent quality installation which includes all the expected amenities including refined fuel for starships, brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing annual maintenance, overhauls and other kinds of repair, and construction of both starships and non-starships. Most ports of this classification have both a Highport and a Downport.

World Technology Level[edit]

Antofalla possesses a Technology Level of TL–9.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fusion power.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Ultra high-speed trains and early grav vehicles.
    • Water: High efficiency sailcraft, multihulled seacraft, improved artificial gears.
    • Air: Tiltrotorcraft, exotic VTOL's, PARWIG, and rocket-assisted suborbitals.
    • Space: SSTO spacecraft, early military spacecraft (System Craft), and interstellar STL starships
    • FTL: Prototype Jump Drive-1.

World Government[edit]

Antofalla is governed by a Feudal Technocracy. Society divides itself based on the technical requirements of the society. Each of these functions are granted as a fief to an individual or group. Leadership of these fiefs determines the head of the government.

World Law Level[edit]

Antofalla has a moderate level with laws covering many areas of government and interaction. These laws are simple enough that most people can act as their own advocate, though for serious issues a professional is recommended. Law enforcement officials will be present, but not in great numbers. Personal concealable firearms, and anything more destructive, are typically regulated or prohibited.

World Military[edit]

Antofalla maintains a constantly patrolling wet Navy. Its army is maintained generally for emergency response.

Antofalla depends on the system Solomani Naval and Military bases for system defense.

World Economy[edit]

Antofallan economy focuses on agriculture and aquaculture. The oceanic valley has extremely fertile volcanic soils, and the ocean is both deep and filled with indigenous and transplanted fish. There is also a significant tourism economy.

Beyond these foci, Antofalla has a developed global economy, if thin in a few areas.

Trade Data[edit]

Exports are primarily exotic fish. Imports vary according to industrial and commercial trends.

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti 90%

Dolphin 2%

Other 8%

World Culture[edit]

Antofallan culture is unique. The standard Anglic is spoken in almost a sing-song, musical way with local dialect words thrown in. There are frequent street fairs and neighborhood parties.

Cooking and baking are highly regarded skills, and often displayed in contests. In general, food and energy are cheap and plentiful on Antofalla.

The local calendar is called the fortnight calendar which has 15-day weeks called fortnights around a 3-day weekend in the middle and a 2-day weekend at the end.

This cultural introduction mere scratches the surface. It is recommended that you contact the local Travellers Aid Society (TAS) for local details. And perhaps a professional anthro- or sophontologist.

World Language/s[edit]

Anglic

Urbanization[edit]

Cities are found both along the ocean, and up against the mountain ranges.

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

A 6 5 4 6 5 5 – 9

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