Rover (system)

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This article is about the system. For the Lola III-class destroyer, see Rover.

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System information
X:Y Coordinates 822.59 : 207.38[e]
Spectral class G0V[1]
Recharge time 181 hours[1]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

System position 3rd[1]
Jump point
10.43 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 0.98[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 32°C (Temperate)[1]
Surface water 79%[1]
Highest native life Reptiles[1]
Reference Year 3095[1]
Population 0[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

The planet that became known as Rover after its rediscovery by Interstellar Expeditions during their exploration of the region known as the Dark Expanse had evidently been the subject of some kind of experiment conducted by the Star League. The Star League had seeded the system with hundreds of observation satellites whose purpose ranged from science probes studying each planet and major asteroid in the system down to meteorological studies of the one habitable planet, Rover. These satellites had been programmed with an experimental networking program which was based - albeit loosely - on the adaptive software used in the AL2200 Track-Nav software used in the Kanga jump tank. When the first Interstellar Expeditions ship to visit the system emerged from her hyperspace jump into the system, it was immediately detected and pinged by the satellites, each of which attempted to download the data they had accumulated in the three centuries since their deployment. Each of the satellites persisted in its efforts, becoming more and more insistent for attention, until they had collectively overwhelmed the common radio frequencies to the point that they became unintelligible.[1]

Interstellar Expeditions spent more than three months downloading the data and then shut down most of the satellites, but was still studying the adaptive intelligence software that had been deployed and attempting to unravel it in 3095.[1]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, p. 71, "Rover"