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Reaving along the Black Coast. Do not link to, request or encourage piracy in any way. Module Prime Alpha and its intended sequel, Module Prime Beta were dropped from the line, due to poor sales. The rules are a framework, so the better your GM is at telling a story that is interesting and keeps the game flowing without getting bogged down in the not-fun-stuff, then you’ll have a blast! Find More Posts by Amra. Also, I find a lot of the races they present pretty darn goofy dolphin people!
While I am not a trekkie myself and haven’t played any of the three major incarnations of Star Trek RPG, they were published and some still hold a number of fans.
Last edited by ericbsmith; at I’d probably be okay with altering things to better fit the canon universe – I see you mentioned the Star Fleet Battles thing, which from what I can tell is TOS-era my favourite albeit non-canon, so it shouldn’t be too hard to alter, right? Would you recommend it? A complete, highly detailed timeline, allowing GMs to set their campaigns in the early years before the Federation was formed, during the General War period, later when the Advanced Technology ships were entering service, or at any other point in history that the GM prefers — GPD is not tied to any single period within the Timeline, and you can even ignore the entire timeline if you want to.
Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Pages using deprecated image syntax All stub articles. Back to reviews index. However, it has been carefully designed so that if GMs and players wish to use rules presented in other GURPS rulebooks they may do so, and just use the information presented in the GPD core rulebook to expand their campaigns into the Star Fleet Universe. I played in a Prime Directive game some years ago.
Sorry dude, but you’re ranting about a product that doesn’t exist. The packages provided are all for the Federation Academy and allow the creation of enlisted crew and officers in Starfleet, the marines and the merchant marine.
Also, the game assumes that, instead of using members of the senior staff for away team missions, that most Starfleet ships have a special-trained away team that’s meant to go on most away missions.
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In OTL the Nazis didn’t even start seriously look at the atom bomb or V2 until they started loosing the war. Surf our site for the files you want. The Outer Space Treaty of is not signed allowing the United States to launch an orbital nuclear warhead platform to counter a similar launch by other powers in Those new to the game who expect elements from The Next Generation and later series will be in for a disappointment, as there are none here.
Prime Directive – I retooled it a bit to run it in the ‘new’ setting as kicked off in the Movie. The Kzinti of the Star Fleet Battles universe have these aspects, and while still fairly tough, are not quite as physically capable as in Niven’s stories. Maps showing the area of the galaxy centered on Federation Space, including the boundaries of the other major empires, the location of major and minor worlds, neutral zones, and other key points. Scotty comments about s spaceships using bulky and solid transistor units  implying the integrated circuit successfully demonstrated in didn’t exist in TOS timeline as late as the s.
Find More Posts by Captain-Captain. All over the TL range. If you choose both the away team package and another skill package, like medical or science, then your character will be able to handle a role, but you might not have many resources to pay for other skills or abilities.
The problem for me was the resolution system, which although clever, was coupled with a dice pool mechanic that essentially took any character skill out of the equation and thus negated the fact that the Star Trek setting is highly skill oriented.
FTL travel, transporter, force-field technology, disintegrators Phasers and their crude time travel. Setting the Course The setting for Prime Directive is sourced from the original sixties Star Trek series, with additional elements from the seventies cartoon, before going its very independent way, by increasing the involvement of the Gorn and the Tholians, as well as adding a slew of their own new species.
Hope that helps you make prkme decision! Starships and Stunners are 9, disrupters are 10 and force screens, tractors beams and antimatter missiles are Complete rules are included to conduct your space battles with the Star Fleet Battles. This may impact your buying decision. What others have said is correct.
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This diective game related article is a stub. Here came the winter of my pleasure These include guidelines for the bridge crew, now standard to all Star Trek RPGs, as well as fighter pilots, special assignment as Federation Marshals, and freelance civilian campaigns. Near the river Styx in the 5th Circle.
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Find More Gursp by Kromm. The compatibility thing is less of an issue as we’d probably just play this as a standalone game. I’m regularly amazed by the quality of Gurps books in terms of precision details and accuracy. Submit a new link. Rules These rules can be viewed in greater detail here.
Submit a new text post. We try to keep the lists below up pirme date with active subreddits and prune it from time to time. Originally Posted by Kromm What others have said is correct. The book is rounded out with ‘Rescue on Roon,’ ugrps hostage rescue mission that allows the players to play through the events of the color fiction that opens the prologue of GURPS Prime Directive. The V2 has even more problems as in OTL when Hitler was first shown the plans for the V2 in late he gkrps dismissive of the V2 as essentially an artillery shell with a longer range and much higher cost  It was not until with German moral waning in the face of defeat after defeat that Hitler decided on building the V2.