Arkadia (world)

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Arkadia/Vilis (Spinward Marches 1217)
Milieu 1116
E546845-6
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population8 Moderate (400 million)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech Level6 Pre-Stellar (nuclear)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G8 V
Worlds 7
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Representative democracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 6634
Army Size (BEs) 300
Economic Details
Technology Level 6
Economic Extension
A75-4
ResourcesAAbundant
Labor7Moderate (40 million)
Infrastructure5 Limited
Efficiency-4Very poor
Importance Extension -2
Resource Units 210
GWP (BCr) 358
World Trade Number 3.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 95
Starport Details
Classification Class-E
Port Size 2
Building Capacity (Tons) 340,000
Port employees 5
Port passengers (annual) 0

Arkadia is a moderate population world, too many sophonts to be an agricultural world but not enough to be an industrial world. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Vilis Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Arkadia, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estates of an Imperial knight and a baronet, and the fiefdoms of a marquis and a viscount. All four are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

The planet is a geologically unstable world, prone to frequent earthquakes and eruptions. It has a normal climate and a thin oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere, slightly tainted with volcanic gasses.

The system is located in the Vilis Trace.


Monostellar System[edit]

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

G8 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.871 4300 - 5300 0.52
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00846 0.05981 0.57 - 0.93 0.846 8.46
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 7

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1217 Arkadia (Imperial)

Starport: Class I.

Diameter: 3,940 miles (6,300 km).
Atmosphere: Thin oxygen-nitrogen tainted by volcanic gasses.
Hydrographics: 63%.
Climate: Normal.
Population: 421,000,000 (in widely separated communities across the globe).
Government: Representative democracy.
Control Level: 3.
Tech Level: 6.
World Trade Number: 3.5.


History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Arkadia's population is separated in a several widely scattered settlements.

The starport is located in a tectonically secure location many miles away from major population centers. It is a classic Class E Starport in its most literal form: a bare, flat, rocky place with a beacon. It is, however, fenced off. All official access points are guarded by the Artisans’ Customs Service. All cargo entering or leaving the port is inspected carefully to be sure that proper export permission has been given, as only the highest quality items are allowed to leave Arkadia. The Arkadians produce few exports, and see little trade.

Historical Data[edit]

Arkadia was originally colonized in 198 by Sword Worlders from Colada (Spinward Marches 1022) and named Aroundight. After being cut off from the Sword Worlds Arkadia regressed and was eventually taken over by Imperial settlers. Arkadia was granted Imperial membership in 576.

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