Cyborg IM1 wrote:
Temperature is the only sticking point. No other official version of Traveller produced Temperature as part of the basic world gen did it? Sure you could come up with a Temperature Table of your own (I have used one for several decades now), but you might not be able to call them by the Mongoose names (although they are pretty generic).
I have not seen the MGT book yet, but what is this Temperature part of the UWP you speak of? I don't really fathom how that could be reduced to a single attribute.
Take our own planet for example, what would the temperature code be in the UWP? Do you take it from the Temperate zone, where most folks live, from the Arctic or Antarctic regions, the equatorial zone? an average of all of them? It seems a bit too coarse of an attribute to attempt to boil down like that.
Of course, if MGT is calling it "Desert world", "Forest world", "Ice world", etc. ala GL, then it's just silly IMHO.