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    Sadly, an old RPG adage is that 'If its been...

    Sadly, an old RPG adage is that 'If its been stated, I can kill it'... There are players who pride themselves on finding the most un-killable thing and proceeding to do so. I once went to a LARP...
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    The sim was (I recall) run in a locked thread and...

    The sim was (I recall) run in a locked thread and has long since been deleted... Sadly...
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    I was in that simulation... I thought I would...

    I was in that simulation... I thought I would try my hand at a challenge and commanded the Oberth Class USS Bonestall... My thought was to take into account the under-gunned and 'sci-ency' nature...
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    Cannot view Photobucket anymore mate. Unless you sign up to premium...
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    Artistic Expression; Kung fu... That sort of...

    Artistic Expression; Kung fu... That sort of thing? (or even Intimidation?)

    OK. I get what you are saying, and broadly agree with the interpretation but think that this is indeed unnecessary...
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    One of the ways I always fudged it was to allow...

    One of the ways I always fudged it was to allow for skill checks in 'similar' specializations to be allowed if the player raised it... Rather than a skill check against the base skill...

    So for...
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    Yes, but in all fairness, even the 'sainted'...

    Yes, but in all fairness, even the 'sainted' Picard wanted to inflict a genocidal virus upon the Borg via Hugh...

    Not to mention anyone involved in the Section 31 attempt to kill off the...
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    Apart from the admirals. They seem to lack it......

    Apart from the admirals. They seem to lack it... lots...
    ;)
  9. Well, my theory was to help try and explain the...

    Well, my theory was to help try and explain the sheer volume of Red Uniforms in TNG (now that the expendable Redshirts in Security now wear Gold)... And my options were not entirely limited to how...
  10. So we could make up a list of Command Roles...

    So we could make up a list of Command Roles within Starfleet, beyond that of the established Captain and XO... So feel free to add to it;

    Captain
    XO
    Chief of the Boat (Command NCO)
    Conn...
  11. Agreed, this is a real-life issue with the NHS in...

    Agreed, this is a real-life issue with the NHS in the UK! ;)




    I agree with your preferred option, and don't think that we should take Command Tips from JJ Abrahms... Where the ex-cadet...
  12. Thankfully Owen's Memory ICON has retained all my...

    Thankfully Owen's Memory ICON has retained all my lost data after a recent catastrophic crash or two;

    http://www.coldnorth.com/memoryicon/
    ...
  13. Also of note in the Players Handbook are the...

    Also of note in the Players Handbook are the Advanced command training for making a department head or shifting a character into the command branch...
  14. I think its a bit of both... While the Command...

    I think its a bit of both... While the Command Overlay is intended to help develop a Command based character, as TDK points out we see an awful lot of Red Tops loitering around during the TNG era......
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    haha... I remember that... I recall I took the...

    haha... I remember that... I recall I took the Oberth Class USS Bonestall for a challenge...

    Leaving me with nothing to do after turn 2...
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    We should have a few people interested around...

    We should have a few people interested around here surely? I no longer have a tabletop group myself, but would be interested...

    I wonder if we could get this up with PBEM? ;)

    Update; Going...
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    Just posted the Spacedock 'Jellyfish' over in...

    Just posted the Spacedock 'Jellyfish' over in ICON...
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    BrianK did his usual sterling job on the...

    BrianK did his usual sterling job on the 'Jellyfish' the 24th Century Vulcan Science Ship that Spock traveled through time in... Which was enough for me as I was gaming in the Prime Universe...

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    Soooo... theorizing here... Were the ship to...

    Soooo... theorizing here... Were the ship to take hull damage, it would likely result in loss of performance?

    Sounds like a special damage chart may be needed here too! :)
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    haha. Nice Wish I had thought of that when I...

    haha. Nice

    Wish I had thought of that when I wrote up my expanded Human ICON chargen a few years back it ties in really nicely...
  21. Also... Assuming a massive event that killed off...

    Also... Assuming a massive event that killed off 90% of the population... What would really be the point of surviving? The near Extinction of a species, fighting for dwindling resources that you...
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    The old NPC Captain of the USS Venture was...

    The old NPC Captain of the USS Venture was captain Benson Hedges. To be honest that was a joke that could have gone on and on with Jack Daniels, James Bean, John Smith, John Player... Just a trawl...
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    You might remember him from such therapy sessions...

    You might remember him from such therapy sessions as 'My wife is a Romulan Double Agent', and 'How to sell out to the Federations Enemies when promoted to Admiral'.
  24. Thread: The Martian

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    it s a marketing ploy;...

    it s a marketing ploy; http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/the-martian-was-nominated-for-best-comedy-at-the-golden-globes-and-people-are-confused-and-angry-a6768351.html
  25. Thread: Toughness

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    See thats an easy one. The Shield needs to be...

    See thats an easy one. The Shield needs to be reliant upon nanites and personal processor implant, along with suitable power source. Borg carry such power source with them, and can of course...
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