Looking for input and tweaking. Note all planetary type references are gratuitously borrowed from the Orions Arm project (you guys rule; Anders et al). Exoplanets Planet Type (gate-world) 1-3 Arean Xeric (Hot dry martian world) 4-7 EoArean (Young martian world) 8-11 Arean Tundral (frozen martian world) 12-15 Arean Lacustric (More mature young martian world) 16-19 EuArean (Mars-like world) 20-22 Artificial World (roll again, exclude doubles of this result) 23 TITAN World (Synthetic world) 24 Dyson Sphere (roll again, exclude doubles of this result) 25-29 Asteroid 30-31 BathyPelagic (Gaian type world, deep oceans 85-100% water coverage) 32-35 Campian (Gaian world <50% water coverage) 36-39 Cerean (small rocky planetoid) 40-43 Chlorine (Gaian world with high atmospheric chlorine) 44-47 Cthonian (remnants of gas-giants with no atmosphere) 48-51 Cytherean (hot green-house worlds) 52-53 EuCytherean (boiling green-house worlds) 54-57 European (rocky core, thick ice mantle and crust) 58-59 Ferrinian (80%+ metal core and siderite minerals) 60-62 Gaian 63-66 Gaian Tundral 67-69 Hadean (planetoid of mostly metals found near stars) 70-72 Hermian (dense inner system worlds) 73-74 Hyperbarian (super-dense core worlds with many Gs) 75-77 Ikarian (errentic orbit worlds) (roll again, exclude doubles of this result) 78-80 Panthalassic (super-terrestial waterworlds) 81-84 Selenian (little or no metallic core worlds) 85-87 Skolian (large axial tilt worlds) (roll again, exclude doubles of this result) 88-89 Stevensonian (interstellar worlds) (roll again, exclude doubles of this result) 90-92 Superterrestial 93-94 Titanian (icy world with thick atmosphere) 95 To'ul'hian (high pressure gaian world with super-dense atmosphere) 96-98 Vesperian (tidally locked worlds) (roll again, exclude doubles of this result) 99 Vitriolic (highly acidic worlds) 100 Ymirian (worlds made almost entirely of ice) Type of Star (number of stars equals 1d10/2, option on 10 for unmodified dice roll) 1 Blue 2 Blue-White 3 White 4 Yellowish-White 5 Yellow 6 Orange 7 Red 8 Purple-Red 9 Brown 10 Dark Brown Notable Planet Features (1d10/2) 1-2 Life (naturally occurring) (Roll d100, if 00-05 Intelligent) 3-4 Life (artificially created/seeded) (Roll d100, if 00-05 Intelligent) 5-6 Transhuman Settlement (00-30 Inhabited, 31-70 Abandoned, 71-99 Destroyed) 7-8 Post-Human/Ex-Human Settlement (00-35 Inhabited, 36-70 Abandoned, 71-99 Destroyed) 9-11 Interesting Natural Phenomena 12-15 Sculpted terrain 16-20 Wild/spectacular naturally occurring terrain 21-41 42-43 Alien artefacts (trivial) 44-45 Alien artefacts (significant) 46-47 Alien structures (small) (00-80 Safe, 81-99 Dangerous) 48 Alien structures (large) (00-60 Safe, 61-99 Dangerous) 49 Alien megastructure (00-60 Safe, 61-99 Dangerous) 50-53 Easily accessed exploitable resources 54-56 Exploitable resources, difficult terrain 57-59 TITAN remnants 60-75 Natural phenomenon (hindering) 76-85 Natural phenomenon (very dangerous/frequent) 86-95 Cosmic phenomenon (dangerous!) 96-97 Archaeological dream site (00-75 Safe, 76-99 Dangerous) 98 Cache of supplies left by other gatecrashers (00-65 Safe, 66-99 Dangerous) 99-00 Roll again twice (ignore doubles of this result) Gate Use (roll after successful activation, never roll on crit-successes) 00-50 Activates as specified, dials address and connects 51-60 Activates, dials address, loses connection 61-70 Dials but returns error, cannot find address 71-80 Dials random address 81-85 De-activates and locks down for (00-70 1d10 hrs, 71-90 1d10 days, 91-00 1d10 weeks) 86-90 Activates, dials but transportation through results in scrambling (00-40 Inorganic Material Only, 41-80 Organic Material Only, 81-99 Both/All) 91-95 Activates, dials but transportation through will result in sentients being uploaded (00-40 Not uploaded but copied, 41-80 Uploaded never emerges, 81-99 Replaced) 96-99 Activates, dials but target gate begins working off a new directory for 1d10 hrs. Old address won't dial back to planets they connected to before, etc.
A Chart for Randomly Generating Planets
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A Chart for Randomly Generating Planets