Manual of Style/Sophont

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The Traveller wiki recommends the following organizational layout for sophonts.

  • Please note that the polities of sophonts uses a different organizational layout.
  • No one is required to use these suggested layouts and if you see potential improvements to one of these organizational layouts, please bring it up on the discussion pages.
  • Please see Template:SophontData for inclusion.

BASIC SOPHONT LAYOUT[edit]

{{SophontData
|name        = TBD
|alsosee     = 
|atmo        = Standard
|author      = 
|canon       = No
|caption     = 
|code        = TBD
|confluence  = Non-humanoid
|epoch       = 
|era         = 1105
|existing    = Yes
|footnote    = 
|government  = Unidentified
|gravity     = Standard
|home        = TBD
|image       = Imperial-Sunburst-Green-wiki.png
|languages   = Unknown Native Language
|limbs       = #-ped
|locomotion  = Walker
|multi       = No
|pop         = 1
|primary     = 
|psi         = Standard
|ref         = 
|size        = TBD cm
|status      = Minor Race
|symmetry    = #-ial
|terrain     = TBD
|TL          = TL-?
|type        = TBD
|typoid      = Alien
|uwp         = 
|weight      = TBD kg
}}
The [[<name>]] of {{WorldS|<world>|<sector>|<hex>}} are a [[Minor Non-Human Race]] with a [[non-humanoid]] appearance and technologically sophisticated [[sophont]]s.
 
== Description ([[Specifications]]) ==
No information yet available. 

=== Image Repository ===
No information yet available.

== History & Background ([[Dossier]]) ==
No information yet available. 

== [[Astrography]] ==
This species is primarily located in the following areas: <br>
''[[Charted Space]]:''
* [[TBD Sector]]
** [[TBD Subsector]]

=== Homeworld ===
The [[homeworld]] of this race is:
* {{WorldS|<name>|<sector>|<hex>}}

=== World Listing: 1105 ===
Significant communities of this race are known to dwell within the following [[system]]s and [[world]]s: 
{{ClusterWorlds2}}

== References & Contributors ([[Sources]]) ==
{{Intermediate}}
{{Detail}}
{{Sources
|S1= TBD
|S2= [[Traveller Wiki Editorial Team]]
}}


[[Category: Minor Non-Human Race]]
{{LE|Races}}

ADVANCED SOPHONT LAYOUT[edit]

{{SophontData
|name        = TBD
|alsosee     = 
|atmo        = Standard
|author      = 
|canon       = No
|caption     = 
|code        = TBD
|confluence  = Non-humanoid
|epoch       = 
|era         = 1105
|existing    = Yes
|footnote    = 
|government  = Unidentified
|gravity     = Standard
|home        = TBD
|image       = Imperial-Sunburst-Green-wiki.png
|languages   = Unknown Native Language
|limbs       = #-ped
|locomotion  = Walker
|multi       = No
|pop         = 1
|primary     = 
|psi         = Standard
|ref         = 
|size        = TBD cm
|status      = Minor Race
|symmetry    = #-ial
|terrain     = TBD
|TL          = TL-?
|type        = TBD
|typoid      = Alien
|uwp         = 
|weight      = TBD kg
}}
The [[<name>]] of {{WorldS|<world>|<sector>|<hex>}} are a [[Minor Non-Human Race]] with a [[non-humanoid]] appearance and technologically sophisticated [[sophont]]s.

== Physical sophontology ==
[blank] are a species known for [blank]. 
This species has a [conventional / unconventional] biochemistry. 
This species used a [conventional / unconventional] respiration cycle consisting of: ? inhalant and ? exhalant

=== Morphology ===
Confluence (humanoid, semi-humanoid, non-humanoid, etc.)
* ? symmetry (?-ial)
* Kind of -pod (#-ped)  
** ? limbs used for manipulation "arms"  
** ? limbs used for locomotion "legs"
** ? tail/s
* Body consists of three segments 
** Segment 1... 
** etc.

=== Climate and environment preferences ===
This species holds the following environmental preferences:
* ? type of planet
* ? type of climate
* ? type of ecotope
* ? type of gravity
* ? type of atmosphere

=== Diet and trophics ===
This species survives using the following methods of consumption:
* (common consumptive classification)
* This species favors [blank] kinds of foodstuffs.
* No information yet available.

=== Life Cycle and reproduction ===
This species has the following gender and reproductive characteristics: 
* ? gender/s   
** ? sexual morphism
* (type of reproduction)  
** kind of reproductive act
** ? mating system 
* type of birth  
** type of childrearing
* Life cycle
** Age categories

=== Genetic code ===
No information yet available.

== Archaeological sophontology ==
This species has had a [long, short, etc.] history and is widely known for [blank].

=== Evolution ===
This species developed intelligence in response to [factors].

=== Major historical events timeline ===
These are some of the more important historical events that have affected this species:
* No information yet available.

== Cultural sophontology ==
No information yet available.

=== Belief system and philosophy ===
No information yet available.
* Religion?
* Attitudes?

=== Morality and ethics ===
This species holds the following values regarding a sense of right and wrong: 
* No information yet available.

=== Cultural hierarchies ===
No information yet available.

=== Motivation ===
No information yet available.

=== Traditions ===
No information yet available.

=== Aesthetics ===
This species holds the following values regarding art, architecture, ornamentation, etc. 
* No information yet available.

== Linguistic sophontology ==
This species is known to communicate with other species using the following methods. 
This species uses the following languages to communicate:
No information yet available.
* Please see Language entry at [[TBD]] for more information.

== Societal sophontology ==
The civilization and society of this species is known as [blank].

=== Government and politics ===
No information yet available.
* Please see polity entry at [[TBD]] for more information.

=== Military and intelligence ===
No information yet available.
* Please see polity entry at [[TBD]] for more information. 

=== Business and trade === 
No information yet available.
* Please see polity entry at [[TBD]] for more information.  

=== Research and technology ===
No information yet available.
* Please see polity entry at [[TBD]] for more information.

== [[Astrography]]  ==
This species is primarily located in the following areas: <br>
''[[Charted Space]]:''
* [[TBD Sector]]
** [[TBD Subsector]]

=== World listing===
Significant communities of this race are known to dwell within the following systems and worlds: 
{{ClusterWorlds2}}

== References & Contributors ([[Sources]]) ==
{{Intermediate}}
{{Detail}}
{{Sources
|S1= TBD
|S2= [[Traveller Wiki Editorial Team]]
}}


[[Category: Minor Non-Human Race]]
{{LE|Races}}