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Planetarium - Rasmussen's Guide: Thermosynthetic Carousel (SF)

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Welcome to Rasmussen’s Guide, a tool for those wanting more science in their science fiction.

It is for GMs running campaigns who need an alternate world with a logical ecology. Admit it, game worlds need internal logic, after all. Living animals do not spontaneously generate from nonliving matter, nor do they magically appear out of thin air. All living things metabolize, reproduce, grow, and adapt. They do not do these things in a vacuum. This planetary guide is a concise look at these lifeforms as they might evolve on a variety of planets, moons and celestial objects, using each world’s surface gravity to define its primary vertebrate Superclass and maximums.

Thermosynthetic Carousel

From space at a distance, Carousel is a thick coin … a flattened sphere. On closer look from orbit, the planet is a silvery discus with a tarnished edge. White clouds partially obscure metallic continents surrounded by azure seas. Upon closer examination, a major fault line measuring 15,270.64 miles (24,575.71 kilometers) encircles the planet at the equator. Black organisms grow taller on the curved edge than on either flat face. Its icy white poles are in the center of each face. Carousel rotates on its axis as if it were a small, spinning plate. From the surface, water vapor clouds appear in a blue sky. The surface appears silver with gold and copper metal boulders and rocks. The plentiful boulders are heavy metals.
 
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