World Builder's Handbook

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World Builder's Handbook
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Author Joe FugateJ. Andrew KeithGary L. Thomas
Publisher Digest Group Publications
Version MegaTraveller
Edition 1st
Format Book (Softback)
Language English
Pages 96
Year Published 1989
Canonical Yes
Available from No (Aftermarket)
Also See IISS
Product no. 875

World Builder's Handbook is a Digest Group Publications product.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Learn how the Imperial Scouts survey and explore new worlds ...

And learn how to build exciting and interesting new worlds of your own with these extensive rules!

Contents include -

  • Survey Procedures: Procedures used by the Scouts to survey and explore worlds.
  • Survey Equipment: Thirty pages of detailed equipment sheets for players to use on survey and exploration missions. Includes sensors, personal-assist hardware, clothing and protective gear, vehicles, and complete plans of the Donosev Survey Starship used by the Scouts.
  • Sensor Readout Panel: Comprehensive sensor readout panel for use with all manner of sensory equipment, from lowly handheld sensors all the way to powerful starship sensor arrays.
  • Extensive World Building Section: Detail your worlds to a level of detail you never thought possible. Create new environments with exotic alien cultures. Includes rules for detailing not only Terran-like worlds, but also more unusual locations such as:
  • Mapping a World: Guidelines on how to properly map the world you have built.

Table of Contents[edit]

World Builder's Handbook
Section Page/s
World Detail Sheet IFC
Survey and Exploration 2
Survey Equipment 17
Survey Vehicles 43
Donosev class Survey Scout 48
Building a World 52
Tables 59
Mapping a World 87
Using World Data 92
World Map Grid IBC

Library Data Entries (Public)[edit]

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Library Data Entries (Automated)[edit]

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Meta-history & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The World Builder's Handbook is a comprehensive guide to surveying and detailing worlds.

World-building & Colonization[edit]

Marc Miller. Worlds and Adventures (Game Designers Workshop, 1977), .Marc MillerRobert EaglestoneDon McKinney. Worlds and Adventures (Far Future Enterprises, 2019), .(1977) created the UWP, which was later expanded with "Extended UWP Statistics", and was continued with the following products:

Credits (Primary Sources)[edit]

Credits (Primary Sources)
Credit Authors & Contributors
Design and Development Joe D. Fugate Sr., J. Andrew Keith, Gary L. Thomas
Additional Design Robert Parker, Nancy Parker, James Holden, Rob Caswell, Ed Edwards
Cover Artwork A. C. Farley
Interior Artwork Rob Caswell, Joe D. Fugate Sr.

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