UPP

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Universal Planet Profile is Traveller's concise summary of a system's key attributes: primary world size, atmosphere, government, etc.

#PlanetName   Loc. UPP Code   B   Notes         Z  PBG Al LRX *
#----------   ---- ---------  - --------------- -  --- -- --- -
THORWELD      1501 B45495B-8    Hi                 304 Na 55O 

Contents

Planet Name

Unique sector-wide name. If ALL CAPS, indicates world population over 1 billion

Loc.

Location in xxyy hex grid, e.g. 1501 is the fifteenth column, first row

UPP Code: A234567-8

Starport

Quality of available starport facilities

  • A: Excellent
  • B: Good
  • C: Fair
  • D: Poor
  • E: Frontier
  • X: None or Unknown

Size

Size of primary world in system

  • R = Asteroid/Planetoid Ring
  • S = Small (200-800 km)
  • 0: Asteroid Belt
  • 1-4 Small
    • 1: Small (800-2400 km)
    • 2: Small (2400-4000 km)
    • 3: Small (4000-5600 km)
    • 4: Small (5600-7200 km)
  • 5-7 Medium
    • 5: Medium (7200-8800 km)
    • 6: Medium (8800-10400 km)
    • 7: Medium (10400-12000 km)
  • 8-A Large
    • 8: Large (12000-13600 km)
    • 9: Large (13600-15200 km)
    • A: Large (15200-16800 km)

Atmosphere

Atmosphere density and rating of primary planet in system. Note that taint can be breathable without filter, breathable with filter, or not breathable without P-Suit. Similarly, all atmosphere densities except Very Thin, Corrosive, and Insidious are possibly breathable with adaption or apparatus.

  • 0: None
  • 1: Trace
  • 2: Very thin, tainted
  • 3: Very thin
  • 4: Thin, tainted
  • 5: Thin
  • 6: Standard
  • 7: Standard, tainted
  • 8: Dense
  • 9: Dense, tainted
  • A: Exotic
  • B: Corrosive
  • C: Insidious
  • D: Dense, high (Dense atmosphere with breathable regions at high altitude)
  • E: Ellipsoid
  • F: Thin, low (Thin atmosphere with breathable regions at low altitude)

Hydrographics

  • 0 = No liquid water
  • A = Water/ice world
  • 1-9 = x10% percentage of world surface covered with liquid or frozen water

Population

  • 0 = Uninhabited
  • 1-A = 1.0x10^(x) magnitude, 1 = tens, 2 = hundreds, etc.

Government Type

See Government Type Index

  • 0 = No government/Unknown
  • 1 = Company/Corporation
  • 2 = Participating Democracy
  • 3 = Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
  • 4 = Representative Democracy
  • 5 = Feudal Technocracy]
  • 6 = Captive Government
  • 7 = Balkanization
  • 8 = Civil Service Bureaucracy
  • 9 = Impersonal Bureaucracy
  • A = Charismatic Dictatorship
  • B = Non-Charismatic Dictatorship
  • C = Charismatic Oligarchy
  • D = Religious Oligarchy
  • E = Religious Autocracy
  • F = Totalitarian Oligarchy

Law Level

Abstraction of the characteristic level of law and freedom-to in the dominant paradigm of the system. Variations indicate specific restrictions on weapons, property rights, and individual liberties.

  • 0 = No Prohibitions
  • 1-3: Low
  • 4-7: Moderate
  • 8-9: High
  • A-D: Extreme
  • E-G: Police State
  • H+: Slave State

Technology

Separated by a dash. See Technology Index

  • 0: None/Primitive
  • 1: Bronze Age
  • 2: Pre-Industrial
  • 3: Early Industrial
  • 4: Steam Age
  • 5: Combustion Age
  • 6: Atomic Age
  • 7: Early Information Age
  • 8: Information Age
  • 9: Fusion Age
  • A: Early Stellar
  • B: Average Stellar
  • C: Average Stellar
  • D: High Average Stellar
  • E: High Stellar
  • F: High Stellar (Coality Maximum)
  • G-I = Advanced Technology

B: Bases

Notes: Trade codes

  • Ag = Agricultural
  • As = Asteroid
  • Ba = Barren
  • Ca = Capital
  • De = Desert
  • Fl = Fluid Oceans (non-water)
  • Hi = Hi Population
  • IC = Ice Capped
  • In = Industrial
  • Lo = Lo Population
  • Na = Non-agricultural
  • Ni = Non-industrial
  • Po = Poor
  • Ri = Rich
  • Va = Vacuum World
  • Wa = Water World

Z: Travel Zone

  • (none): Green
  • A: Amber
  • R: Red

PBG: Population, Belts, Gas Giants

P: Population multiplier

Multiply this number to Population above to derive a more accurate estimate of population

B: Asteroid Belts

Number of asteroid belts in system

G: Gas Giants

Number of Gas Giants in system

Al: Allegiance

LRX: Life, Resources, Export

Native Life

See Native Life Index

  • 0 = Sterile
  • 1 = Proto-cellular
  • 2 = Single-cellular
  • 3 = Multi-cellular
  • 4 = Complex microscopic
  • 5 = Macroscopic
  • 6 = Primitive ecosystem
  • 7 = Teeming ecosystem
  • 8 = Proto-sentient
  • 9 = Sentient
    • A = Non-spacefaring
    • B = Early Spacefaring
    • C = Advanced Biosophs
  • D = Bio-Cataclysm

Resources

  • 0 = Barren
  • 1-4 Poor
  • 5-8 Moderate
  • 9-C Rich
  • D-F Extreme

Export

Primary export

  • 0 = None
  • 1 = Textiles
  • 2 = Wood Products
  • 3 = Livestock
  • 4 = Agro-Consumables
  • 5 = Pharmaceuticals
  • 6 = Petrochemicals
  • 7 = Biologicals
  • 8 = Consumer Products
  • 9 = Medical Equipment
  • A = Native/Tourism
  • B = Bio-engineering
  • C = Computers
  • D = Industrial Crystals
  • E = Electronics
  • F = Farm Machinery
  • G = Gemstones
  • H = Heavy Metals
  • I = Industrial Machinery
  • J = Synthetic Fabric
  • K = Synthetic Foods
  • L = Industrial Chemicals
  • M = Rare Minerals
  • N = Weaponry/Armor
  • O = Radioactives
  • P = Polymers
  • Q = Cybernetics
  • R = Robotics
  • S = Spaceships/Starships
  • T = Tools
  • U = Environmental Equipment
  • V = Vehicles/Gravitics
  • W = Banking/Insurance
  • X = Knowledge Services
  • Y = Art/Publishing/News
  • Z = Information/Research
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