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  1. Yes, overall the contest was decent. Much of it,...

    Yes, overall the contest was decent. Much of it, as with most FASA Trek was later contradicted by on screen stuff, but that was hardly FASA's fault.
    Generally I found most of the non-adventure...
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    Yes LUG 25001, it;s the one with the Kingon Bird...

    Yes LUG 25001, it;s the one with the Kingon Bird of Prey on the cover: https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Star_Trek:_The_Next_Generation_-_Narrator%27s_Toolkit
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    Yeah, Patrick, it is a gorgeous book. I was...

    Yeah, Patrick, it is a gorgeous book. I was surprised by all the artwork, and yet there are no images taken directly from any of the series.

    I'm going over the rules. I kinda like the refit rules...
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    The reasons for "speed of plot" in a TV series is...

    The reasons for "speed of plot" in a TV series is that:

    1) With multiple writers and unrelated stories it becomes necessary for the ship to move all across the Federation (and beyond) in a...
  5. Thread: Photon Torpedo's

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    Yeah, in the series, the couldn't afford to...

    Yeah, in the series, the couldn't afford to damage the models, so we don't see the ships take much damage. In the films, we frequently see sections of a ship blown off.

    If you want to up the...
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    So long Mr. Nimoy. BTW, It's nice to see some...

    So long Mr. Nimoy.

    BTW, It's nice to see some of the ol' gang back at TrekRPG.
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    I looked at the Orion write-up after seeing...

    I looked at the Orion write-up after seeing bound, and thought that it might be better to swipe the Deltan's special ability for Orion Pheromones. It pretty much does the same thing, but is...
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    It's completely different, although interesting....

    It's completely different, although interesting. THe basic mechaic behind TOR is that you roll one feat die (1D12) and a number of success dice (d6s) eqaul to your skill level. The basic idea is to...
  9. Thread: Half Elf

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    Another thing is that half-elves are so rare....

    Another thing is that half-elves are so rare. THere are only somethin glike three Elf-Man marrigages in the history of Middle Earth. Elves don't like to marry men because men are mortal. IN a century...
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    THere is an article in one of the issues of HOF...

    THere is an article in one of the issues of HOF that modfied the damage for the STR (read draw weight) of the bow. To get the bonus a character had to get or make a more powerful bow.
  11. Thread: ICON books?

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    I've seen the books pop up on ebay and at my...

    I've seen the books pop up on ebay and at my local gaming shops, but it's defiantly a hunt. I don't thing there are too many places to find the books now. Amazon has it, but the prices fluctuate...
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    Thanks, that helps a lot.

    Thanks, that helps a lot.
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    Spaceship Size Class

    I'm away (about 2000km) from my books, and can't look something up.

    Could somebody post the SIZE class table for ships, and the SPACES formula from SS?

    Thanks.
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    Probably no case even reach them. I doubt Valeris...

    Probably no case even reach them. I doubt Valeris wanted to raise the issue and nobody else would.





    It would make an interesting case. But then, most of Kirk"s career would give JAG...
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    Yup. The telepathy would be more accurate....

    Yup. The telepathy would be more accurate. Although in the example I used the accuracy would be determined fairly quickly. The point is that if the "extreme measure" turned out to successfully...
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    No. But I might forgive someone who tortured...

    No. But I might forgive someone who tortured somebody to prevent someone else from being murdered., specially lots of people. For instance, if somebody in the Navy tortured a traitor to discover...
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    I don't think that psychic probing against one's...

    I don't think that psychic probing against one's wish is legal on Vulcan. Far from it. Nor do I think it is relevant here.

    I think this was viewed as a case where the needs of the many outweigh...
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    Cannon evidence yeah. If we allow for some of the...

    Cannon evidence yeah. If we allow for some of the novels it gets more confusing.



    Or never existed, or never met Kirk. In the original timeline, Kirk meets Gary while serving as an instructor...
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    Yes, but it is possible that Sulu was both. That...

    Yes, but it is possible that Sulu was both. That is, he could have done well in both Physics and Helm. In the real world astronauts tend to have degrees as well as know how to fly. Sulu could have...
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    Kirk had been in command of the Enterprise for an...

    Kirk had been in command of the Enterprise for an unspecified amount of time before TOS. Most of the references seen during TOS and most off screen stuff suggests that Kirk had been in command of the...
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    No surprise there. And a good reason why armor is...

    No surprise there. And a good reason why armor is glossed over in the various Trek RPGs. Still, thanks to the Prime Directive, there might be times when armor is useful in an RPG session. Like when...
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    Possibly. I wonder if metal armor would be...

    Possibly. I wonder if metal armor would be effective though. The theory behind most energy beam stunners is that they deliver some sort of electric charge down the path of the beam that disrupts the...
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    It's not that pointy. Just how effective Trek...

    It's not that pointy. Just how effective Trek armor would be is entirely conjecture. Since it is technology beyond what we are capable of, we really have no basis for comparison. We can assume that...
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    The species that wear body armor tend to carry...

    The species that wear body armor tend to carry blades and other melee weapons, so it seems likely that their armor is designed to protect against melee attacks.



    Generally speaking primitive...
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    I suppose it depends on which version of the Bog...

    I suppose it depends on which version of the Bog the GMwishes to use, and how tough he wants them to be.

    The problem with an uber-menace like the Borg is that familiarity breeds contempt. The more...
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