Mongoose Traveller: Societies and Settlements

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Societies and Settlements
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Referee's Aid 6
Author Martin Dougherty
Publisher Mongoose Publishing
Version Mongoose Traveller
Format Book (PDF)
Language English
Pages 27
Year Published 2015
Canonical Yes
Available from DriveThru RPG, Mongoose
Also See Society

Mongoose Traveller: Societies and Settlements is a Mongoose Publishing source book written for Mongoose Traveller.

Most societies are confusing to an outsider, but in order to function they must make sense from their own perspective. Thus most societies follow certain basic rules; they protect their members (or, arguably, some of their members) and create an environment where they can fulfill their function or pursue their wishes. There is usually some form of organisational structure in place to regulate activity and prevent excessive internal conflict.

However, societies do break down, or become skewed by internal or external factors to the point where they cannot survive in the long term. There is nothing to prevent the referee from coming up with a very odd, perhaps even incomprehensible, social structure. However, there needs to be a reason for whatever set up exists, even if it is never revealed to the players.

Written by fan-favourite M J Dougherty, Societies and Settlements is an invaluable addition to the Referee's Aid series, exploring the different governments, cities and other settlements of the galaxy and discovering how they can be used to influence campaigns.


Martin J. Dougherty
Matthew Sprange
Layout and Graphic Design
Will Chapman, Amy Perrett

Table of Contents[edit]

Mongoose Traveller: Societies and Settlements
Section Page/s
Human And Alien Societies 2
Governments And Societies 4
Law Levels 11
Technology 12
Settlement Patterns 21
Settlement Types 23
Starports, Spaceports And Orbital Facilities 25

Library Data Entries (Public)[edit]

  1. Law Level
  2. Society
  3. Starport
  4. Technology

Library Data Entries (Automated)[edit]

Library data entries
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