Cepheus Subsector Generator

About two and a half years ago I wrote a simple Python script which generates subsectors for me in the Cepheus Engine format. Why? Because I find rolling up a full subsector by hand quite tedious.

So, what does this script do? It’s nothing too fancy. It’s text-only and you can’t save results. But for the purpose I created it for, it works like a charm. The script just rolls up a subsector and outputs the results as a table (in a Traveller Poster Maker-compatible format). You also get a list of all systems in a more human-readable format. If you like the results you can easily copy and paste the output into a text file.

You can check out the source code on repl.it. If you don’t have Python installed you can also run it in your browser by clicking onto that green “run” button. Enjoy!

Michael Wolf is a German games designer and enthusiast best known for his English language role-playing games blog, Stargazer's World, and for creating the free rules-light medieval fantasy adventure game Warrior, Rogue & Mage. He has also worked as an English translator on the German-language Dungeonslayers role-playing game and was part of its editorial team. In addition to his work on Warrior, Rogue & Mage and Dungeonslayers, he has created several self-published games and also performed layout services and published other independent role-playing games such as A Wanderer's Romance, Badass, and the Wyrm System derivative Resolute, Adventurer & Genius, all released through his imprint Stargazer Games. Professionally, he works as a video technician and information technologies specialist. Stargazer's World was started by Michael in August 2008.

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