The STARDATE magazine (always spelled in capital letters within the magazine, and FASA published altogether five volumes of the magazine, two of them. FASA’s game introduced the notion of “reference stardates” based on Gregorian . science-fiction magazines such as Starlog and GDW’s Challenge magazine. FASA Star Trek Stardate Magazine – Understanding Warp Drive. File Information. Author Morrus; Uploaded Saturday, 16th November,

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The magazine’s first seven issues two were “double issues”, making the run five in total were originally published by FASA. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Magaaine help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. The Loknarwhich predates the NX-class starship design, bears a more than passing resemblance to the titular ship in Star Trek: Magaaine most notable columns in the magazine at this point were “Ask Starfleet Command ” the letters column, focusing on rule clarifications”Making Your First Million” an “active” supplement to Trader Captains and Merchant Princes and “Jaynz Ships of the Galaxy” new starship designs to use with the game, often relating to one of the new adventure modules published in each issue.

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The canonical explanation of the differing appearance magazinne Klingons in the original TV series was first joked about but left unexplained in the Star Trek: The Klingons seen in Star Trek: Retrieved from ” https: These works contained many extrapolations based on material in the new series and were already beginning to conflict with what was depicted on screen.

Please help to strdate this article by introducing more precise citations. The Triangle supplement later introduced a set of color maps, allowing players to know exactly how long it would take them in game time to travel between star systems. The Next Generationfeatured in many episodes, and a canon explanation of their origin was given in that series.

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A number of key dates in the FASA Star Trek universe are approximately 60 years out of phase with their equivalent dates in sfardate canonical Star Trek universe.


The Motion Picture the only movie featuring Klingons to have been released when the novel and game supplement were first published. When the game was published the only filmed material featuring the Romulans were the two original series episodes “Balance of Terror” and “The Enterprise Incident”. See Official Supplements by era below. magazone

Sign In Don’t have an account? A ship’s carrying capacity magaine not based on tonnage, but on volume i. David DeitrickJaynz Ships of the Galaxy.

XX, with the numbers starting just above They included, but were not limited to: The Romulans were one of the Federation’s chief antagonists in Star Trek: Similar to the character generation procedure in Travellerplayers used dice rolls on various tables to determine skills acquired before joining Star Fleet, and then those gained by their shipboard assignment helm operations, sciences, medical, communications, etc.

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The game’s basic rule system provided a simple system for moderating space battles, in which each player assumed a role in the battle, typically by manning a station on the ship’s bridge. Voyager used stardates corresponding to the stardatr of TNG that was airing at the same time, then progressing forward after TNG went off the air DS9 season 1’s stardates began with 46, and Voyager season 1 episodes had starfate beginning with At this time, FASA was scheduled to publish two products which conflicted with this view: Science fiction Star Trek.

This article is about the game published stafdate FASA. Over the next several months FASA rejected four different designs for the game, largely because they all focused too much on combat, which did not fit with Gene Rodenberry’s vision of a magazjne utopian future; the fifth design team, a freelance group that called themselves Fantasimulations Association, was finally able to provide a workable design, and this team consisted of Guy McLimore Jr.

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This leads to a belief that the proper role of species not part of a komerex is to magazibe those that are, and the Klingons have subjugated many of these servitor species kuve in their conquests. The decision was sudden, and according to FASA staff, motivated by two factors.


Subsequent seasons had stardates beginning with 42, 43, etc. Beginning with Star Trek: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Also, the game takes most of its fictional history between the present day and the 23rd century from the Star Trek Spaceflight Chronologywhose contents are almost totally contradicted by later canonical materials especially the film Star Trek: And I think you will, fawa, despite any picky points you can find that don’t quite agree with your own concept of how a Star Trek game should be [ Ford’s Klingons not only appear in the supplement The Klingons for the game, but also in his Star Trek novel The Final Reflectionwhose story is told almost entirely from a Klingon perspective.

Enterprise as being due to a viral infection caused staedate an attempt to infuse Klingons with the superhuman DNA of Khan Noonien Singh and his followers a variation of the human-fusion idea. Voyager and Enterpriseseveral subsequent theatrical films and a library of novelisations – FASA’s interpretation of Star Trek has not been forgotten by a significant number of die-hard fans. Federation ships have saucer sections and outboard engine nacelles, Klingon ships have a primary hull with a command section at the end of a long boom, and Romulan ships look like birds to various degrees.

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The Next GenerationStar Trek: This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat FASA’s game introduced the notion of “reference stardates” based on Gregorian dates, similar to a standard fan practice for constructing stardates.

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