We finally played the full board game, Star Trek The Five Year Mission. We wanted to review the game and offer some advice about game play. Firstly, the game says you have to choose one or the other, Next Generation or The Original Series. The rules say to divide the cards according to which series they represent. We found no need to do this and mixed and matched our crews. You play to a certain point or until you have 5 alert failures or the Enterprise is destroyed. You chose your crew and turn over either a yellow alert, blue alert or red alert. It may cause an injury to the crew or the ship. You have to roll the correct dice to finish the mission. Sometimes it will be a Priority mission that you have to complete before completing any other mission. You have blue, yellow and red
There are a lot of RPG Star Trek games out there. The newest and most popular is Star Trek Adventures. We haven’t purchased the books yet. We will review it as well. We have just started to play the Where No Man Has Gone Before and fan based RPG. It is really campy and if you aren’t an original series fan, it probably isn’t for you. We are loving it, we have only played out a few short missions to get the feel of it. But it is a lot of fun. Quoting from the creator’s page; If you spontaneously find yourself humming the fight theme from “Amok Time” when you see people getting into an argument…if you miss the days when special effects were a fistful of glitter in a tank of water, when science fiction on television really did push social boundaries, when rocks were made of
We are having our first public STARFLEET fan club meeting here in Kerrville TX. Join us Wednesday night, January 10th 2018. Entertainmart has graciously allowed us to use their space. If you haven’t been there yet, check it out. They have games, videos, science fiction and fantasy items. It’s our new favorite place. We will be meeting at 7pm. Come dressed as your favorite Star Trek character or just as yourself. We will meeting in the coffee shop inside the Entertainmart. Find out about all the exciting things we have planned for USS Far Star and bring your own ideas as well. Contact us for information
This would be really great to have for our Star Trek BBQ’s. The weather is going to be beautiful for the next nine months, cool and comfortable. Perfect for a Star Trek themed BBQ.