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  1. Updates to the Star Trek, a Space Odyssey web...

    Updates to the Star Trek, a Space Odyssey web site, including the Triangle, the Imperial Klingon States, the Kellinan Reach, Bridgetown and Starfleet Marines. Loads of 23rd century goodness at:...
  2. Marines in Star Trek - my take.

    The following is an opinion piece describing the place of Marines in the Star Trek, a Space Odyssey campaign. It does not prescribe anything for any other campaign just a rationale for what may...
  3. Well, I've been putting more work into developing...

    Well, I've been putting more work into developing the patrol area for the USS Odyssey. It involves the sector nearest to part of the border between the Triangle (FASA), the area of the Triangle...
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    Sticky: Memory:ICON is back up!

    I finally got around to uploading Memory: ICON to the new host! the URL is: http://www.coldnorth.com/owen/memoryicon/

    The problem with the Spacedock .ZIP files is cleared up -- no more .ZIP files...
  5. One thing I've done with Star Trek, a Space...

    One thing I've done with Star Trek, a Space Odyssey is incorporate a ginormous amount of FASA background material. While I go by Paramount's official canon timeline (JJTrek and Disco are alternate...
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    Interesting. Though I'm along-time ICON GM, I...

    Interesting. Though I'm along-time ICON GM, I never really cottoned to the Taurhai. I was always more interested in the Kinshaya, though not the silly version psuedo-gryphons portrayed in the novels....
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    Nifty. I'll be converting some of these to ICON,...

    Nifty. I'll be converting some of these to ICON, since my campaign is now set in the late 22nd century. I'm mining a lot of old FASA materials for it. Good thing I wrote conversion tables a long time...
  8. Well, with the global CoViD 19 pandemic causing a...

    Well, with the global CoViD 19 pandemic causing a lot of real-world problems, my gaming group and I have decided that, for the duration, we're going online. This is especially important for me as,...
  9. The first thing I did with FASA back in 1982 was...

    The first thing I did with FASA back in 1982 was to ignore or at least drastically simplify the AP system (usually ignoring it).

    As for Advantages/Disadvantages as a cohesive system, it really...
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    If one group is made up of PCs and the other of...

    If one group is made up of PCs and the other of NPCs, Make one roll for the NPCs based on the average skill, figuring in any Advantages that might apply, and allow all the PCs to make a roll, or a...
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    I'm assuming you are discussing two sets of...

    I'm assuming you are discussing two sets of player characters. If so, the characters attempting to sneak make their stealth roll. I look at what level of success they achieve and invert it to...
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    I'd have to agree with that one. Best Star Trek...

    I'd have to agree with that one. Best Star Trek adventure ever, and one of the all-around best RPG adventures as well. In fact, I wrote and illustrated a LUG/ICON adaptation for the adventure,...
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    According to whois.net, it's a domain registered...

    According to whois.net, it's a domain registered through GoDaddy. Dunno how ferociously they defend their customers' identities.
  14. Well, the composing of the new, improved "old"...

    Well, the composing of the new, improved "old" setting goes apace. Back in the first few years when I was converting my game to the ICON system, I wrote a conversion chart to redo FASA characters an...
  15. A new beginning OR Star Trek, a Space Odyssey

    Well, my long-running (2001-2020) campaign has come to an end. This is the campaign that began with Star Trek Relic, in the Dyson Sphere. Since then the characters, Lt. M'Rel and Ensigns Seth and...
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    I've always maintained that the captain should be...

    I've always maintained that the captain should be a PC. This means of course that the players should be able to work together without the captain bossing the other PC around just because he can,...
  17. Thread: Dayen

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    Seems whoever came up with the stat block didn't...

    Seems whoever came up with the stat block didn't bother to read the actual article. The article says that the average Dayen lives 75 years, but the stat block says "death by aging- 60-70 years." Why...
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    Luckily, in Canada the Orville is still on Space,...

    Luckily, in Canada the Orville is still on Space, an extended basic cable channel. Like Discovery, we don't have to screw around with any shady fly-by-night subscription channels.
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    I tend to agree. While Disco has gone out of its...

    I tend to agree. While Disco has gone out of its way to eliminate anyone connected to Star Trek and especially anyone who's a Star Trek fan, Seth MacFarlane is unabashedly a fan with a capital F. Not...
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    Sanctuary, the Trek story Paramount never had the balls to make (potential spoilers)

    Sanctuary follows up the first season episode About a Girl which gave backstory on the Moclan species, revealing the true nature of the all-male species and their drastic solution to what they regard...
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    The TNG Toolkit does indeed have a screen. All...

    The TNG Toolkit does indeed have a screen. All the basic information needed is duplicated with the biggest difference being the graphic style. Yes, you can use the TOS screen to run a TNG game.
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    The latest episode, the one with the Union-Krill...

    The latest episode, the one with the Union-Krill peace talks, was everything Trek stands for. I still love the show.
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    I just logged in after several months absence....

    I just logged in after several months absence. It's been confirmed by John Eaves in a now-deleted Facebook post that the new USS Enterprise had to abide by the strictures of Bad Reboot's license in...
  24. I'm not sure it would work the way envisioned....

    I'm not sure it would work the way envisioned. Against one starship, sure, but take one of the fleets from the Dominion War with a coordinated, timed simultaneous attack and ZAP! overloaded shields...
  25. Um, you didn't actually read the credits in the...

    Um, you didn't actually read the credits in the .PDF, which read:
    Planetary Phaser Batteries is a fan-written information sheet intended for use by Narrators running Star Trek role-playing...
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