Tobibak (world)

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Tobibak/Strand (Corridor 1011)
Milieu 0
D96A433-7
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size9 Large (14,400 km, 1.03g - 1.33g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population4 Moderate (10 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
Classic Era (1115)
C96A410-A
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size9 Large (14,400 km, 1.03g - 1.33g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population4 Moderate (90 thousand)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law0 No Law
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M2 V M3 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 1
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Tobibak is a nonindustrial water world, which has 90% or more of its surface covered in an ocean of water.

  • The inhabitants of this world live on the roughly 10% of exposed land mass, in underwater colonies, on city ships, or similar arrangements.
  • 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.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Strand Subsector of Corridor Sector in the Domain of Vland.
  • During the Long Night this world was know as Giuun.
  • It is the homeworld of the Tobai, a sophontic species and minor race.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Tobibak is a minor Imperial world in the Strand Subsector of the Corridor Sector, which connects the Spinward Marches to the core worlds of the Third Imperium.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Tobibak Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Tobibak Primary Primary Red M2 V None
Tobibak Companion Secondary Red M3 V None

System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

Tobibak has a pressure of 0.71 to 1.49 atmospheres.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Sophont: Tobai[edit]

The Tobai are a primitive race in terms of technological advances.

  • Surprisingly, they are genetically similar to another species, the Githiaskio, a minor race found on Githiaski (Antares 2406) on the fringe of the Lesser Rift.
  • The distance between these worlds and the fact that the Tobai have developed sonar, suggests that the Tobai have been on Tobibak for millions of years.
  • How the Tobai came to be on Tobibak remains the central mystery to scientists interested in the world.
  • One suggested solution is the Ancients might have seeded the Tobai on Tobibak, just as they had done with Humaniti across space.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

For decades the Tobicorp Inc. Corporation harvested its abundant aquatic foodstuffs, and mined the minerals on the ocean floor.

  • The Corporation also exploited the indigenous octopoid race, the Tobai, using them as slave labor and suppressing the fact that they were intelligent.
  • When the whistle was blown to the Ministry of Colonization, it stepped in and prosecuted Tobicorp, and made the planet a Ministerial Protectorate.
  • This is unusual since it would normally be the Imperial Scout Service or the Navy that would be assigned to protect the home of an emergent intelligent species.

Imperial Landed Nobility (N)[edit]

Tobibak, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

World Starport (Sp)[edit]

TBD has a good quality starport.

  • A Class B Starport Facility has not very well developed shipyards and is only capable of producing spaceships.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform not only major repair work, but overhaul work as well.
  • This facility has advanced refueling and refining infrastructure. One may purchase practically any kind of refined fuel here.
  • Almost every starport of this class possesses both a Lowport and a Highport. Such ports rarely have more than one of each kind of port.

World Population (P)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 100%

World Government (G)[edit]

TBD has no well-defined government structure. It is an Anarchy.

  • In many cases, tribal, clan or family bonds predominate.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Pantocracy or Chaos.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Confederation (Anarchy).

World Law Level (L)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Technology Level (TL)[edit]

TBD possesses a Technology Level of TL–0.

  • These worlds often contain a Proto-Sophont species beginning to establish a nascent civilization and society.
  • This world is in its Alpha Period and has not yet been interfered with by a higher technology civilization.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Bodily communicative apparati, courier-runners, and smoke signals.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Bodily muscle.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Bodily locomotion, riding beasts, and litters or sedan chairs.
    • Water: Swimming, rafts, and canoes.
    • Air: Typically not available unless a bodily ability.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Infrastructure[edit]

This world possesses TBD infrastructure.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

World Language/s[edit]

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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