Vargus (world)

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Vargus/Standish (Daibei 2203)
Classic Era (1115)
D84A430-9
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population4 Moderate (80 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law0 No Law
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M2 V M3 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 2

Vargus 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 Standish Subsector of Daibei Sector in the Domain of Ilelish.
  • This world contains an Imperial Scout Base, capable of handling IISS starships and personnel.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Binary Solar System[edit]

Vargus Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Vargus

M2 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.4258 2400 - 3300 0.027
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0044 0.01358 0.13 - 0.21 0.44 4.4
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Remarks
None
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Vargus

M3 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.3942 2300 - 3100 0.02
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00404 0.01179 0.11 - 0.18 0.404 4.04
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Remarks
None

System Data[edit]

System:

  • 2 Gas Giants
  • 0 Planetoid Belts
  • 12 Other Worlds

Mainworld Data[edit]

Vargus has an Importance rating of -2 (Very unimportant).

  • Importance Extension- -2
    • (The Importance Extension (Ix) ranks worlds within a region. It governs the locations of capitals and trade routes. )

Mainworld Atmosphere[edit]

Vargus has a pressure of 0.43 to 0.70 atmospheres. While the thin atmosphere does not require survival gear this atmosphere also contains an unusual taint such as such as disease, a hazardous gas mix, pollutants, or sulfur compounds which requires the use of a Filter Mask. Some taints may require more protective equipment. TL–3 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Imperial Landed Nobility[edit]

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

World Starport[edit]

Vargus has a Class D Starport, a poor quality installation which has few of the expected amenities. There is unrefined fuel for starships and a limited variety of ship provisions. There is no shipyard of any kind, but there may be parts and technical support for doing minor services and repair. Ports of this classification generally consist of only a downport, unless this is a trade port or system with an hostile environment mainworld.

World Technology Level[edit]

Vargus 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]

Vargus is governed by Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy. A single family or small group provides the leadership and important positions in the government. These positions are inherited by member of the group or their family members. The organization may be monarchy, with titles passed to family members. Or a plutocracy where inheritance of the family fortune includes government position. Or the organization may be more typical organization with positions of power inherited.

World Law Level[edit]

Vargus has a Law Level of 0.

  • No prohibitions

World Military[edit]

No information yet available

World Economy[edit]

Economics: ( 8 3 1 −5 )

  • World Resources 8 Moderate
  • World Labor Pool 3 Thousands
  • Infrastructure 1 Extremely limited
  • World Efficiency −5 Extremely poor
  • Economic Extension 7
  • Resource Units -120
    • (Resources are any materials available for processing and exploitation. They include natural resources, minerals, ores, metals, energy sources, biological assets, and any other materials of limited availability.)
    • (Labor is the workforce available for the processing and exploitation of Resources.)
    • (Infrastructure is the established technical structures that support exploitation of resources. Infrastructure includes roads, power grids, communications, and factories.)
    • (Efficiency reflects the current economic system, and includes sensible legal procedures, appropriate tariffs, customs promoting a balanced work ethic, rewards for merit, and social structures which match ability and job. Negative Efficiency is worse. Efficiency at -1 or less turn the RUs available negative: the Inefficiencies are so destructive as to make the economy a net drain. Such barriers represent a welfare state; cultural influences which do not value wealth, even physical limitations. On the other hand, since some economies have positive efficiencies: positive multipliers increasing available RU. ) * Economic Extension- TBD
    • (The Economic Extension (Ex) is the strength of a world economy and provides basic insights into the economy’s structure and capabilities.)
    • (Resources approximately represent the world's budget.)

Trade Data[edit]

  • Ni-Non-Industrial
  • Wa-Water World

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 100%

World Culture[edit]

Culture: [ 1 2 1 4 ]

  • Homogeneity 1 Monolithic
  • Acceptance 2 Very xenophobic
  • Strangeness 1 Very typical
  • World Symbols 4 Concrete
    • (Homogeneity is a measure of the degree to which members of society hold common beliefs. Members of very homogeneous cultures are in strong agreement on the fundamentals of society (usually basic rights, religion, and methods of interaction). Members of non-homogeneous cultures hold many different beliefs on the fundamentals of society.) ** (Acceptance is the degree of xenophobia ( or xenophilia ) in the culture. High Acceptance is evidenced by friendliness to outsiders and offworlders; Low Acceptance is characterized by fear or rejection of outsiders.)
    • (Strangeness is the degree of difference from the norms of interstellar society. High Strangeness is evidenced by unusual or outwardly incomprehensible actions, statements, or responses in the course daily activity. Low Strangeness reflects activities close to interstellar norms.)
    • (Symbols used by the culture may range from the concrete (idols; totems; statuary) to the abstract (symbolized belief systems; group affiliations).)

World Language/s[edit]

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available

World Infrastructure[edit]

Vargus possesses extremely limited infrastructure

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available

UWP Listing[edit]

D84A430-9

  • Starport D Poor
  • World Size 8 12,800km
  • Atmosphere 4 Thin; Tainted
  • Hydrosphere A Water World
  • Population 4 App. 80,000
  • Government 3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
  • Law Level 0 No prohibitions
  • Tech Level 9 Anti-Gravity

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