Thersonian

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Thersonian
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General information
GovernmentTimocracy
Race traitsFarmer-focused civilization
Politics and geography
HomeworldThersonia
LeaderTherson
Gameplay information
Provides3 Icon research.png per investment rank to system colonies

Thersonian are one of the independent civilizations in Master of Orion.

Background[edit | edit source]

A quick scan of the planet reveals the presence of an ancient, but primitive race, with a complex non-star-faring civilization that covers most of its surface. They greet you with caution, not sure yet if they are to trust you or attack you.


Characteristics[edit | edit source]

A timocracy is a honor-oriented system where the highest offices are granted to those deemed the most honorable. A timocracy will generally have elements of aristocracy (the honor or dishonor of a citizen affecting their relatives, resulting in frequent transmission of charges through heredity) and stratocracy (the battlefield being often the quickest way to obtain honor and glory).