Blue Planet Moderators Guide contents

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This is an extended table of contents for the Blue Planet Moderators' Guide. You can also download this as a compressed .rtf file.

Foreword: The Moderator's Role 3
  Easter 3
  The Moderator's Role 4
    Designing Campaigns 4
      Campaign Concept 4
      Scenario Ideas 6
  The Moderator's Objective 7
Chapter 1: The New Frontier 8
  The Serpentis System 9
  The Pacifica Archipelago 13
  Haven Cluster 15
    Haven 18
      Location and Local Terrain 18
      History 18
      Physical Layout 19
      The Districts of Haven 19
        Box: Jason and Darwin 20
      Demographics 22
      Government 22
      Economic Base 23
      Infrastructure 24
      Map Key 24
        Access Denied 25
    Second Try 26
      Location and Local Terrain 26
      History 26
      Physical Layout 28
      The Districts of Second Try 29
      Demographics 30
      Government 30
      Economic Base 30
      Infrastructure 30
      Map Key 31
        Access Denied 32
    Lebensraum 32
      Location and Local Terrain 32
      History 33
      Physical Layout 33
      Demographics 33
      Government 34
      Economic Base 34
      Infrastructure 34
    Nomad 35
      Location and Local Terrain 35
      History 35
      Physical Layout 36
      Demographics 36
      Government 37
      Economic Base 37
      Infrastructure 37
      Depth Perception 37
        Access Denied 37
    Circumstance 38
      Location and Local Terrain 38
      History 38
      Physical Layout 39
      Government 39
      Infrastructure 39
        Access Denied 40
    The Wall 40
    Most Wanted 42
      Milo Franklin 42
      Vendor 43
  New Hawaii 45
    Simushir 47
      Location and Local Terrain 47
      History 47
      Physical Layout 49
      Demographics 49
      Government 50
      Economic Base 50
      Infrastructure 50
      Map Key 51
        Access Denied 52
    Atlantis 52
      Location and Local Terrain 52
      History 52
      Physical Layout 54
      Demographics 54
      Government 54
      Economic Base 54
      Infrastructure 54
      The Underground 54
    Coronado Station 55
      Location and Local Terrain 55
      History 55
      Physical Layout 55
      Demographics 55
      Government 56
      Economic Base 56
      Infrastructure 56
      Members Only 56
    Most Wanted 56
      Brian Steeg 56
      Rachel Lightfoot 57
        Access Denied 58
  Northwest Territories 61
        Access Denied 63
    The Sierra Nueva Cluster 63
      Location and Local Terrain 63
      History 63
      Physical Layout 64
      Demographics 64
      Government 64
      Economic Base 65
      Infrastructure 65
      Native Unrest 65
        Access Denied 66
    The Baffin Island Settlement 66
      Location and Local Terrain 66
      History 66
        Box: Warpod 68
      Physical Layout 70
      Demographics 71
      Government 71
      Economic Base 71
      Infrastructure 71
      Map Key 71
        Access Denied 73
    Santa Elena 74
      Location and Local Terrain 74
      History 74
      Physical Layout 74
      Demographics 75
      Government 75
      Economic Base 75
      Infrastructure 75
        Access Denied 75
    Crusoe Island Military Base 77
      Location and Local Terrain 77
      History 77
      Physical Layout 78
      Demographics 78
      Government 78
      Economic Base 78
      Infrastructure 78
        Access Denied 79
    The Sierra Neuva War 79
        Access Denied 82
    Most Wanted 83
      Prophet 83
      Stuart Parsons 83
  Prime Meridian 85
    Al-Mamlakah 87
      Location and Local Terrain 87
      History 87
      Physical Layout 87
      Demographics 89
      Government 89
      Economic Base 90
      Infrastructure 90
      Map Key 91
        Access Denied 92
    Undersea Habitat-2 93
      Location and Local Terrain 93
      History 93
      Physical Layout 93
      Demographics 93
      Government 93
      Economic Base 93
      Infrastructure 93
      Map Key 95
      Under Pressure 96
        Access Denied 96
    Alderberg 97
      Location and Local Terrain 97
      History 97
      Physical Layout 97
      Demographics 97
      Government 98
      Economic Base 98
      Infrastructure 98
        Access Denied 98
    Kansas 99
      Location and Local Terrain 99
      History 99
      Physical Layout 99
      Demographics 100
      Government 100
      Economic Base 100
      Infrastructure 100
        Access Denied 101
    The Islamic Faithful 101
    The Meridian Frontier 102
      Bryon's Spur 102
      The Maglev Express 102
      The Stockyards 103
        Access Denied 103
    Most Wanted 104
      Habib Hussein Al-Muhammadi 104
      Simon Malmoneeds 105
  Westscape 107
    Dyfedd 108
      Location and Local Terrain 108
      History 108
      Physical Layout 110
      The Districts of Dyfedd 111
      Demographics 112
      Government 113
      Economic Base 113
      Infrastructure 113
      Hugo D-4 113
      Map Key 114
        Access Denied 115
    The Legacy of Recontact 116
      Perdition 116
      The Landgrab 117
      The Hanover Presence 118
      Uncertain Future 119
      Brush War 119
        Access Denied 120
      Böse Strand 120
        Access Denied 121
    Most Wanted 122
      Johnny Cecily 122
      Bernardo Oloveira 122
      Philip Jamhuri 123
  Zion Islands 124
        Access Denied 126
    Kingston 127
      Location and Local Terrain 127
      History 127
      Physical Layout 129
      The Parishes of Kingston 129
      Demographics 130
      Government 130
      Economic Base 131
      Infrastructure 131
      Map Key 131
        Access Denied 132
    New Fremantle 134
      Location and Local Terrain 134
      History 134
      Physical Layout 134
      Demographics 135
      Government 135
      Economic Base 135
      Infrastructure 136
        Access Denied 136
    Fort Pacifica 137
      Location and Local Terrain 137
      History 137
      Physical Layout 137
      Demographics 137
      Government 138
      Economic Base 138
      Infrastructure 138
        Access Denied 138
    Nothing Ventured 139
      The Hazards Casino 139
      Dragon Boy Parlour 140
      Kingston Saloons 140
    Bright Savanna 141
    Most Wanted 141
      Roberto “Sugar” McKay 141
      Geronimo Pacheco 142
  A View from Orbit 143
    Prosperity Station 143
      Location and Local Terrain 143
      History 143
      Physical Layout 143
      Demographics 143
        Box: Shannon Marie 144
      Government 144
      Economic Base 144
      Infrastructure 144
      Space Dock 145
      Worldscape 145
        Access Denied 145
    Poseidon's Moons 146
      Proteus 146
      Nereus 146
    The Serpentis Belt 146
        Access Denied 147
Chapter 2: Beyond the Frontier 148
  Oceanography for Gamers 149
    Water Pressure 149
    Breathing Underwater 149
    Light Underwater 150
    Sound Underwater 151
    Temperature 151
    Salinity 151
    Tides 151
    Currents 151
    Waves 152
  Poseidon Ecosystems 152
    Canyonlands 152
    Poseidon Mangrove 153
    Sargassum Islands 154
    Thermal Oases 155
    Tidal Mud Reefs 155
        Box: Fever 156
  The Forecast 157
    General Climate 157
    Cyclonic Storms 158
      GEO Metwatch Force Ratings 159
      Cyclonics in the Game 159
        Box: Storm Season 160
  Poseidon Field Guide 163
    Am-Bush 163
    Blimp 164
    Carniflora 165
    Chain Beetle 166
    Digger Crab 167
    Eel Dragon 167
    Fast Fungus 168
    Fish 169
    Fisherman 170
    Ghoster 170
    Greater White 171
    Hangin' Joe 172
    Harvester Worm 173
    Hatchlings 173
    Hexa Boar 174
    Howell's Leech 175
    Land Lizard 175
    Loggerhead 176
    Marsh Devil 177
    Needle Bush 177
    Needle Shell 178
    Night Crawler 179
    Nooniebird 179
        Access Denied 180
    Polypod 180
    Poseidon Kelp 181
    Poseidon Mangrove 182
    Poseidon Scorpion 182
    Poseidon Trilobyte 183
    Reefworm 184
    Rubber Shrimp 184
    Rumble Bee 185
    Schooler 185
    Seaweaver 186
    Spurts 187
    Squealers, Stick Monkeys 188
    Stone Snake 188
    Sunburst 189
    Trident Fish 190
    Walkabout 191
    Water Dart 192
    Water Hemp 192
    Water Rat 193
Chapter 3: Alien Legacy 194
  The Aborigines 196
    Creator Legacy 196
    Aboriginal Culture 196
    Technology 196
    The Long John 197
    Anatomy and Physiology 197
      Morphology and Locomotion 197
      Nervous System 198
      Senses 198
      Metabolism 198
      Electrochemical Abilities 198
      Reproduction 199
    Aborigine Castes 199
      Breeders 199
      Technicians 199
      Specialists 200
      Herders 200
      Protectors 200
    Aborigines and the Human Invasion 201
    Creator Caches 201
    Power Sources 203
    Creator Facilities 203
      Machine Farm 203
      Storage Cache 203
      Template Library 204
      Hibernation Dormitory 204
      Research Sites 204
    Creator Technology 204
      Nanites 204
      Biomechanical Drone 205
      Memory Ring 205
      Repair Bath 205
      Raw Materials Depot 206
      Smart Tool 206
      Terraforming Reactor 206
      Xenosilicate Template 206
    Aborigines of the Pacifica Archipelago 206
      Haven Cluster 207
        Box: Missing 208
      New Hawaii 209
      Northwest Territories 212
      Prime Meridian 213
      Westscape 215
      Zion Islands 217
        Box: Bottoms Up 218
    Creatures of Myth and Legend 220
      Illuminated Origins 220
      It Feeds on your Fear 220
      Widow's Harbingers 221
      Aborigine Graveyard 222
Chapter 4: A World of Hurt 223
  The GEO 224
    Executive Council 224
      Commissioner General 224
      Deputy Commissioner General 226
    High Commissions 226
      Human Resources 226
      Natural Resources 226
      Science and Technology 227
      Communications 227
      Internal Security 230
      State and Internal Affairs 230
      Armed Forces 230
      Justice 231
      Trade and Industry 231
    General Assembly 232
    World Court 233
  The Incorporated City-States 233
    Anasi Systems 233
    Atlas Materials 233
    Biogene 234
    Dundalk Shipbuilding 235
    Gendiver 235
    Hanover Industries 236
    Hydrospan 237
    Lavender Organics 238
    MacLeod Enforcement 238
    Nippon Industrial State 239
  Free Zones 240
  Earth in 2199 241
  The Solar System 241
    Luna 241
      History 241
      Physical Layout, Lunar Cities 242
      Demographics 242
      Government 242
      Economic Base 243
      Luna and Earth 244
    The Skyhook 244
        Access Denied 246
    Mars Colony 246
      History 246
      Physical Layout 246
      Demographics 247
      Government 247
      Economic Base 247
      Mars and Earth 247
        Access Denied 248
    The Asteroid Belt and Beyond 249
      History 249
      Physical Layout 250
      Demographics 250
      Government 250
      Economic Base 250
      Recent Developments 250
      The New Belters 251
    Hole City 251