Systems & Worlds G - H
  • Gacrux and the Breather  - Text by Steve Bowers
    The closest red giant to Sol, Gacrux is home to the Breather, a transapient animin entity.
  • Gaia Engelbrech   - Text by Thorbørn Steen
    A virtual world located inside a moon node near the fringe of Keterist space.
  • Galbydeia - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    MPA Middle regions system, home to the megascale engineering project known as the Galbydeia Torus.
  • Galbydeia Torus  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    Mutual Progress Association space-time engineering project.
  • Galrecon  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Type I Shellworld badly damaged in Version War.
  • Gamma Hyeidon IV - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Center for Galactic Folklore and Mythopoesis.
  • Gammergan  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Former lost colony in the MPA Ophiuchus Region.
  • Gargamadua Stripworld  - Text by Steve Bowers

  • Garlin - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Negentropist system in the vicinity of Lynga 7 - home of Yarr Mak Po 4+ and the original YarrMakist doctrine.
  • Gatlida (Epsilon Indi)  - Text by Updated by The Astronomer and Dangerous Safety 2021
    Old Inner Sphere system colonized by House Stevens. Since the Age of Consolidation, a part of the NoCoZo.
  • Gavit  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Resource-poor Outer Volumes system.
  • Gayomart Protectorate, The  - Text by James Ward
    Stellarised Superjovian system in the Canis Major outer Volumes.
  • Gearhead  - Text by Mike Miller
    Young, dusty system with abundant resources, inhabited by the Gearhead Vecs
  • Gegton X  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Theocratic bureaucracy, one of the Five Capitals of the Negentropy Alliance.
  • Germyn  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Brown dwarf cluster; 8 LY from Ridgewell, occupied by Negentropist forces during the Version War.
  • Ghane III  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    Gaian Type world originally of Hyl Op culture, now Solar Dominion
  • Giant Ring of the ArchSaur  - Text by Marcel Lossi
    A very large ringworld orbiting a bright, partially disassembled star.
  • Gigaverse  - Text by ProxCenBound
    Inner Sphere system with a long and storied history, now best known for a Matrioshka Hypernode hosting one billion virchworlds, mostly with exotic physics and sensoria.
  • Gilboa Reach  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Important STC outpost and stargate plexus in the Serpens sector, consisting of a large L5 orbital swarm of habitats and a terraformed world, Gilboa, whcih is distinguished by its unusual and lush vegetation (a result of an earlier terraforming attempt where gengineered terragen moss and lichen hybridized with indigenous prokaryotes).
  • Gillbank  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev and Steve Bowers
    Crucis Corridor Negentropist world subverted by the Neutral Way, declared itself the Disarchy Alliance, led by the Postscripts of Randomness, as a deliberate parody of Negentropism.
  • Glim (HD 223889)  - Text by Mark Ryherd, updated by The Astronomer 2021
    Inner Sphere system; former member of the Doran Empire
  • Golden Mesa - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    YTS 2293-3800031 X - near-periphery Outer Volumes world, location of The Circle of Time artifact.
  • Goldilocks (70 Virginis b)  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Warm jovian, named during the Information age. It was wrongly as it turned out, as the moons of this world are all too hot for easy terraformation.
  • Gomeisa  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Former Conver Ambi regional hub
  • Goodworld (Yarkk)  - Text by Steve Bowers
    World colonised by the Linnent empire using the engenerator method.
  • Googlehertz Virchdrome - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Panvirt dyson, part of the Union of Virtual Aipolities , site of the famous "Meeting at Googlehertz" which established the Central Alliance.
  • Gordelpus  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    Central MPA system, colonized by the Kathelian Confederacy in the 2700's.
  • Gorgos - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    22 Lyncis, an industrial system colonised during the Dionysian Erotocracy by Gorgos-Jemsys Networks. It developed into an isolationist corporate-hedonist pharmacracy culture that persists to this date.
  • Goto 34-394332 - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Former home of the Mother of Machines. At the MPA-Negentropic border.
  • Greesob, Greesob Plexus - Text by Anders Sandberg
    Located in the Cepheus expansion direction. The origin of the name is the Anglic "greedy sob", a highly derogatory term for an acquisitive being. This became a nickname of Eduaria "greesob" Ilyantov, a First Federation relativist trader. When his ship company several generations later was hired as linelayers for the Cepheus development, they took the chance of naming a few systems for their ancestors. The Greesob system would eventually become a significant local administrative center, eventually naming the entire plexus.
  • Grenrij  - Text by Trolligi
    CW Leonis - a runaway carbon star 433 light years from Sol
  • Greylag  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Negentropy theocratic-monastic world; one of the Five Capitals of the Alliance.
  • Grignard  - Text by Steve Bowers
    World in Puppis where the copygroup lifestyle has been particularly successful
  • Gripler  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Dominion World - location of the Signal Lamp Incident.
  • Gritwald  - Text by M Alan Kazlev
    Resource-poor Centaurus sector Negentropist system with the ruins of a Paradigm dyson shell.
  • Gshru - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Home to a mostly seafaring abdicator civilisation of hermaphrodites, in NoCoZo territories. It is is apparently slowly developing on its own inside the restriction swarms surrounding the system.
  • Guanche - a Lost Colony  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Colony in the Cygnus Expansion which was lost when that empire dissolved and regressed to Bronze Age technology.
  • Guiuu-89 - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Out-of-the-way habitat in the Metasoft Pleiades, during the ComEmp period the great vec poet and memeticist Inner Enrastered Link Connection settled there.
  • Guo-Shou Jing   - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Penglai Outpost settlement in Giclas 258-33 Main Belt.
  • Gyanti System  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Populous system in the Utopia Sphere with a large population of plant provolves.
  • H'me'ch  - Text by Kirran Lochhead Strang
    An famous world of the Umma Shell, To'ul'hformed by Islamic settlers, and long-renowned for its status as a xenosophont-majority Islamic world.
  • H'tat'sa'thoss (JD 870135)  - Text by Dangerous Safety, The Astronomer, QuantumJack1
    The system containing Tohul, home system of the To'ul'hs
  • Halcyon (20 Leonis Minoris)  - Text by Todd Drashner
    Inner Sphere system. Halcyon was an early member of the MPA.
  • Halsokallan  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Solar Dominion system in the Perseus Arm, fallen to the Amalgamation in 6760.
  • Hamal (Alpha Arietis)  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    A system in the Inner Sphere famous for an appearance of the so-called "Femtotech Messiah".
  • Hamashta (p Eridani)  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Orange dwarf double star system, former member of Eridanus League.
  • Hammerstein  - Text by Steve Bowers
    LinnEnt colony, populated by engenerator technology.
  • Hansin - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    (YTS 2193 098 170 - I); Inner Sophic League Mercurian-Type planet populated by a few monk-vecs and a single ex-sunminer. The planet is famous for the orbital New Vulcan.
  • Harbinger Dyson  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Fractal Dyson, Nuiarkady Plexus, Zoeific Biopolity.
  • Harmonic-Resonance  - Text by Todd Drashner
    Double planet in the Sophic League Middle Regions terraformed by Edenese superiors in 2805.
  • Harri Ho (cybercosm) - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Cybercosm in the MPA, part of the Cyberian Countzerogibson Band of Computronium Civilizations, Tonkin Dyson, Djed Plexus. Named after Harri Ho
  • Hawking's Not Here  - Text by Mike Miller
    Miniature artificial planet with an Earth-like surface gravity.
  • Haydrik Habitat  - Text by Ben Higginbottom
    Independent Banks style orbital sharing a system with the Negentropist Alliance.
  • Hazard Hope - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Located in the near outer volumes Scorpio sector - near the junction of Negentropist and MPA empires and the STC volume, Hazard Hope has been described as one of those unhappy border systems that everyone has a turn at claiming and ruling. Currently it is MPA, but has links and a wormhole to each of the three regions. There has been talk for some time of making it a Free Zone but each attempt is undermined by one or the other of the sephirotic proxy AIs.
  • Heartland  - Text by Liam Jones
    Capital of the Communion of Worlds.
  • HeavenWatch - Text by Darren Ryding
    Vast Homo Superior habitat cluster in Archaipelago, ruled by the archailect UrchinStar. Descended from a splinter faction of the Argus Array.
  • Hekufast  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Home of the Deines, a high socioeconomic status subclade of Radiation Nation.
  • Helix Orbital - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Orbital complex in the Aries Vector cluster; origin of the vec Kja Observance religion.
  • Henon  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Outer Volumes planet with independently sentient cities
  • Henson  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Panthalassic waterworld containing extensive water-cooled cybercosm
  • Hermes  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    Beta Canum Venaticorum I - A; a mercurian type planet, about the size of Luna, orbiting 0.3 AU from its primary.
  • Hethus V - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    NoCoZo world where mecha combat by pregnant human females is allowed in the gladiatorial arenas, such combat is generally given a separate class since it carries such an advantage (thanks to increased reaction time). And even on Hethus the rules limit female baseline pilots to a maximum of three full combat-pregnancies. Any additional pregnancies must be accompanied by a leave of sabbatical from the arena (old law).
  • Hhrraiirah  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    (Sophic League) The home of the Hrruuaiih Sufant clade.
  • Hibra - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Crucis Corridor system, where Stig Ranes is revered as a martyr and culture hero.
  • Hiederia  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    A backwater system in the Perseus Rift, shared between the Solar Dominion and an Independant postneumann civilization.
  • Hightower  - Text by Todd Drashner
    Primary world within the Deeper Covenant Realm. A gas-giant world with megascale dynamically supported towers.
  • Himmelsschmiede  - Text by Martin Andreas Cieslik
    Heavy industrialized system in MPA space - One of the largest Deep Well industrialized Zones that ever existed in the terragen sphere.
  • Hinton - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Newly rich developing outer sphere system, important regional center, linked to main wormhole nexus. Popular with a number of clades, including young House Stevens radicals disillusioned with "House Ridgewell".
  • Hipparkos - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Important NoCoZo system
  • Hoopworld  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Torus shaped metastable artificial solid planet.
  • Hopomane - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Populous Deneb volume system, being exploited by the Hosoko Management Network.
  • Horsehead Nebula  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Dark Nebula in Orion
  • Hoshanti's Star  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Solarian designation for Gavit.
  • Huan Gao  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Smoke Ring (Niven Cloud) in the Utopia Sphere
  • Huanghua  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Huanghua, Yellow Flower; part of the Penglai Empire.
  • Hubble's Variable Nebula  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev, amended by Steve Bowers
    Variable Nebula: 2.5 Kly from Sol - site of important Metasoft Second Vec War victory over superior biont forces.
  • Huycau - Sitr'achra  - Text by Radtech497
    Binary System with unusual xenosophonts.
  • Hwii  - Text by Anders Sandberg, M. Alan Kazlev and Steve Bowers
    Zeta Tucanae II - The first purely dolphin colony world.
  • Hynkarion Cluster - Text by Anders Sandberg
    Local name of a small cluster of bright stars in the sky of Sullivan, which was colonized by formerly MPA clades in 5690. The Hynkarion worlds are known for its daring biotechnology/landscaping projects, especially the Monster but also the ice-cities on Tyosit II and the sentient mats of Novigti IX.
  • Hypatia  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Important Clade Parthene world.
  • Hyttinen  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Important NoCoZo system.
  • Hyxuym  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Deep-space planet with Hider colony
  • Laurel and Hardy  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Twin Planets in Scorpius.
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Initially published on 31 December 2007.

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