Category Archives: The Original Series

Star Trek Five Year Mission board game

Farstar/ December 30, 2017/ Meeting, Role Play, RPG, Star Trek, STARFLEET, The Next Generation, The Original Series, TNG

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

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Where No Man Has Gone Before RPG

Farstar/ December 3, 2017/ Meeting, Role Play, RPG, Star Trek, STARFLEET, The Original Series

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

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How Star Trek revolutionised​ the modern world — Stephen Liddell

Farstar/ November 30, 2017/ Star Trek, STARFLEET, The Original Series

  Star Trek recently celebrated its 51st birthday and this week with the launch of Star Trek Discovery the mission to entertain and inspire continues with renewed vigor. The scientific inventions that we use on a daily basis inspired by WW2 generation writers inspired by visions of the 23rd century are well documented and growing. Communicators […] via How Star Trek revolutionised​ the modern world — Stephen Liddell