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Program Name
and Link
Description
Galactic 2.4
(6,309,999 bytes)
Galactic is a star-mapping utility for Traveller, and more. You can keep notes and records in text files attached to sectors, subsectors, or worlds; save maps as BMP files; display subsectors and sectors on VGA displays; generate new sectors randomly; update existing information; and more. Hooks are provided so that you can write your own add-in programs, and some useful add-ins are included with the package.
Author: Jim Vassilakos
Freeware, IBM. Source code included (QuickBASIC)
Name Generator
(190,893 bytes)
The Logicrucible Name Generator is a configurable random-word generator suitable for generating words or names in any language that the user can define rules for. The program ships with eight rule sets, plus some extensively commented rules files to provide enough information to allow the user to define additional sets.
Author: Logicrucible, Inc. (Defunct, file hosted on Freelance Traveller)
Abandonware (was shareware, $0; program includes ads for other company products), IBM. No source
StarSys
(2.09 MBytes)
A companion to HexMap (see below), StarSys develops a basic Traveller world statistic along the path first introduced in Book 6: Scouts, one of the last of the Little Black Books (Classic Traveller). It produces a listing file in text format with all the usual goodies plus a few extra - gravity, gas giant and asteroid stats, Sky Rigs, true diameters, day and year lengths, tradecodes and temperatures.
Author: Hugh Foster
Freeware, IBM (Windows 95/NT). No Source
HexMap
(72 KBytes)
HexMap is a Visual Basic program which reads a file containing subsector information and displays a pukha subsector map. It runs best on an 800x600 display, and can print snazzy starmaps in several formats.The current version of HexMap (5.4) now displays detailed UWP explanations, can cope with a 640x480 screen display, and reads, allows notes editing for and prints the data files used by Jim Vassilakos' Galactic (see above).
Author: Hugh Foster
Freeware, IBM (Windows). Requires VBRUN300.DLL.  No Source
Traveller Character Generator
(700 KBytes)
A Visual Basic program to generate MegaTraveller characters using the detailed (Mercenary, High Guard) system. Many, many races and careers are catered for; output can be saved as text files, printed, etc. Automatic facilites are provided to enable rapid generation for NPC creation, and "cheat codes" for those with specific requirements.
Author: Hugh Foster
Freeware, IBM (Windows). Requires VBRUN300.DLL.  No Source
Galactic Utilities
(60 KBytes)
(Note: Link temporarily dead; inquiry to author awaiting response)
A DOS-based standalone EXE which provides extra facilities for the Galactic program produced by Jim Vassilakos. This will be upgraded regularly, but at the moment it will search on Name, Homeworld Codes, UWP - part or full - allegiance or Notes.
Author: Hugh Foster
Freeware, IBM. No Source
MegaTraveller Character Generator
(392 KBytes)
more info
Character generation program for MegaTraveller and compatible systems. Includes a wide range of races and careers.
Author: Gregory Svenson
Freeware, IBM. Source available (multiple files available from this page) (C)
(Note: Links to pages are on Wayback Machine pending relocation of author's website. Software (but not source) is hosted by Freelance Traveller. The source available above may represent an earlier version of the program)
Fire, Fusion, and Steel (2) Starship Design Spreadsheets v3.3
Excel 95
(196,676 bytes)
Excel 97
(202,399 bytes)
Quattro Pro 8
(422,096 bytes)
A complete spreadsheet to allow the design of Traveller spacecraft/starships. Includes custom weapon design, economic analysis, USP generation, Combat USP generation, deckplan assistance, and power utilization sheets. Conforms to Fire Fusion & Steel version 2.0, with errata.
Author: Andrew Akins
Freeware, requires support for Excel 95, Excel 97 or Quattro Pro 8 spreadsheets.
Simple Ship Design System Starship Design Spreadsheets v1.1
Excel 95
(80,570 bytes)
Excel 97
(79,069 bytes)
Quattro Pro 8
(85,241 bytes)
A spreadsheet allowing the construction of spacecraft/startships using the rules found in Marc Miller's Traveller Book 2, Starships.
Author: Andrew Akins
Freeware, requires support for Excel 95, Excel 97 or Quattro Pro 8 spreadsheets.
Robot Design Sheet v1.3
Excel 95
(40,737 bytes)
Excel 97
(39,192 bytes)
Quattro Pro 8
(67,768 bytes)
A spreadsheet for creating robots using Classic Traveller's Book 8 rules.
Author: Andrew Akins
Freeware, requires support for Excel 95, Excel 97 or Quattro Pro 8 spreadsheets.
World Generator
(4MB)
A program for generating star systems using the rules from a combination of rule sets.
Author: Douglas Glatz
Freeware, IBM (Windows95). Source available (Visual BASIC, version not known). Project files available (email author). Update Available (see instructions on web page).
World Builder Deluxe
(4.5MB)
Allows the user to generate World Details, Encounter Tables, Psionic Institutes Profile and Economic Profile for a given UWP. The UWP can be entered manually, generated randomly or selected from a Sector File. The information is generated from the rules provided in the MT World Builders Handbook, T4 Rulebook, T4 Psionic Institutes and T4 Pocket Empires.Allows user to load in Sector Files (*.SEC) and TrTools Files (*.UWP).
Author: Stuart W. Ferris
Freeware, IBM (Windows95/98/NT). No source.
Solar System Constructor
(73KB)
This spreadsheet for Microsoft Excel or Corel Quattro Pro 9 allows you to create detailed worlds according to the rules set out in GURPS Traveller: First In.
Author: Marcus L. Hulings (for Steve Jackson Games)
Freeware, requires support for Microsoft Excel or Quattro Pro 9 spreadsheets
Traveller Navigator
Available sectors:
Spinward Marches (1.1MB)
Deneb (1.1MB)
Reft (1.0MB)
Diaspora (1.2MB)
Old Expanses (1.1MB)
This is essentially a set of Windows help files with sector data for five sectors, covering the pre-Rebellion and New Eras. Each sector includes clickable subsector maps, and general library data including ship specifications.
Author: Planet Three Software
Freeware, IBM (Windows). Requires support for Microsoft Windows 3.1 help files and 16-bit DLLs.
MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy
Program (517KB)
Manual (97K)
Tips and Solution (8K)
One of the early crossover products between RPGs and Adventure games. You must thwart the invasion of alien Zhodani by finding the renegade who has been supplying arms to them. It's a very skill-intensive game that focuses more on character development and combat.
Author: Paragon Software (defunct; hosted at Freelance Traveller)
Freeware (Abandonware), IBM. No Source.
MegaTraveller 2: Quest For The Ancients
Program (1700K)
Manual (175K)
The sequel to MegaTraveller 1 surpasses its predecessor in every respect: sharp VGA graphics, more detailed character creation, and vastly improved gameplay. Although still set in the MegaTraveller universe, the plot is different each time: your party is now assigned to find secrets of the mysterious alien race Ancients. Highly recommended for sci-fi RPGers who prefer skill-based character development and combat more than solving puzzles.
Author: Paragon Software (defunct; hosted at Freelance Traveller)
Freeware (Abandonware), IBM. No Source.
Heaven and Earth
(4.5MB)
A successor program to World Builder Deluxe, Heaven and Earth is capable of generating extensive data, including maps, for all of the major bodies in an entire sector, including satellites. It also maintains the functionality of World Builder Deluxe, and is compatible with its files.
Author: Stuart W. Ferris
Freeware, IBM (Windows95/98/NT). No source. Requires presence of Internet Explorer 4 or later, or SHDOCVW.DLL.
Word Generator
(178KB)
A program to generate words for 'conlangs', based originally on the rules presented in the various Traveller alien articles and sourcebooks. Includes tables for a fair number of languages, including tables that will generate words that 'look Dutch' or 'look Maori' or 'look' like they're from Terrestrial languages. Can be customized for additional languages.
Author: Jeff Zeitlin
Freeware, IBM (DOS, including DOS emulations under other OSes). Source included (Euphoria). Can be compiled under Linux, with Linux edition of Euphoria. See http://www.rapideuphoria.com for info on Euphoria.)
Classic Traveller Character Generator
(121KB)
This spreadsheet will generate characters using the rules from the original Traveller books (i.e., before the release of Book 4, Mercenary)
Author: Paul L. Walker
Freeware, requires support for Microsoft Excel worksheets
Star Generator
(2MB)
Star Generator is a star system generator for Sci-Fi RPGs. It includes things like binary systems, asteroids, atmospheric composition, unusual planet characteristics (rings, native life, high tides...), day and night temperatures and/or quantity of mineral resources.
Author: "Aina"
Freeware, IBM (Windows98/2000/XP). Source available (Pascal/Delphi).
StarGen
(1MB)
StarGen generates star system profiles as HTML pages, based on refinements of several algorithms developed and refined over the past 30 years.
Author: Jim Burrows
Freeware, IBM (Windows98/2000/XP). Source available (C/C++, Visual C++ recommended)
Planet Generator
(165 KB)
This fractal planetary image generator produces realistic-appearing planetary images in several graphic format.
Author: Jim Burrows and Torben Ęgidius Mogensen
Freeware, IBM (Windows98/2000/XP). Source available (C). Documentation is in source archive.

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