[Star Trek] How many RPGs in the Star Trek universe?

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[Star Trek] How many RPGs in the Star Trek universe?

Post by Havard » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:37 pm

How many RPGs have been set in the Star Trek Universe? Let's also include the different RPGs set in the Star Fleet Universe in this thread. It seems there is a pretty long list leading up to the latest Star Trek Adventures RPG from Mophidius.

Which one do you recommend getting?

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Re: [Star Trek] How many RPGs in the Star Trek universe?

Post by Boneguard » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:51 pm

Not so long really, RPG wise you have:


- FASA Star Trek (1st ed 1982-1984, 2nd Ed 1985-1987)
- Prime Directive (original (1993), GURPS (3rd ed 2003, 4th ed 2004) or D20 (3.5 2005, modern 2008) version...Mongoose Traveller's version is on the work)
- Last Unicorn Games Star Trek/DS9/Next Generation (ICON 1 1999-2000) with a 2000 free Netbook for Voyager
- Decipher Star Trek (CODA system 2002-2006)
- Modiphius Star Trek (2F20 system 2017)
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Re: [Star Trek] How many RPGs in the Star Trek universe?

Post by BlackBat242 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:27 am

Don't ignore the early semi (or non) authorized Star Trek RPGs (and ones thinly disguised to avoid Paramount lawyer attention), and a newer "ST-like" game:

Space Patrol (1977): Space Patrol; Star Trek: Adventure Gaming in the Final Frontier; Star Patrol; and Starfleet Voyages—the various editions of Michael Scott’s original spacefaring RPG.

Starships & Spacemen (1978): an excellent, old-school game based on Star Trek and OD&D, by Capt. Leonard H. Kanterman, M.D., and the Star Explorer board game by Kanterman and Bonforte.

Where No Man Has Gone Before (2009): an exciting, fast-paced, and pulpy Star Trek ruleset based on Microlite20.


And then there are the SFU games: Star Fleet Universe (1979): The incredibly detailed TOS-based universe of the Star Fleet Battles tactical wargame, the Federation Space strategic wargame, and the Prime Directive role-playing game.


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Re: [Star Trek] How many RPGs in the Star Trek universe?

Post by Havard » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:18 am

Wow, this is a massive list of RPGs in this universe!

There is also TWERPS TWEK, which is the TWERPS version of Star Trek from the humorous RPG by Raindeer Games. :)

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