For the most part, the LUG version pretty much assumes your PCs are Starfleet. The Decipher version doesn’t. You can create any Trek type of. Memory Icon is the new home for the ICON-system content of the gaming site. All the Links to other Star Trek and ICON System resources. Last Unicorn Games’ Star Trek rpg, first published in , runs on an engine the designers called the ICON System. ICON brims with the sort.
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LUG’s former writing pool has been extremely generous and supportive of the fan-movement to keep the game alive and expand on it.
Posted by Fred Trekker at 1: Views Read Edit View history. For instance, the default rules recommend players roll initiative at the beginning of each round. Archived from trrek original on Link away or use the following handy button or bar on your site: Voyager rulebook could be released.
Set just after the Deep Space Nine series in the year Any additional crew beyond that is treek. This site puts the Microsoft Network’s website hosting features to good use, providing campaign information, a bulletin board, image downloads, a chat room, personnel bios, and more.
John Ross has posted his unfinished manuscripts on the Untaken Treks pages of his website. So character generation succeeds in providing you with a pile of mechanics that approximate the kind trsk character you want to play. If it had been designed today, I suspect ,ug would look quite different.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. But the system takes a turn toward inelegance with the sheer number of skills each character will end up with. Devoted to a long- running Star Trek game.
Star Trek Roleplaying Game (Last Unicorn)
And all right on the border of being official. I prefer to do it once and then follow that order through the entire combat which I try not to let drag on much past three rounds at a maximum. Retrieved from ” https: ICON brims rgp the sort of crunch and mechanics popular among tabletop rpgs during the late s and early s. He also provides a comprehensive price list that covers possibly every piece of equipment to appear in a LUGTrek rulebook!
Accordingly, I try to make combat move as quickly as possible in my Star Trek campaign. Have a site to add?
Star Trek: The Next Generation Role-playing Game – Wikipedia
The rule adds another interruption that can bog down a fight. Many of the supplements produced by Last Unicorn Games to support the system are excellent and contain a lot of imagination and story seeds. In that sense, the ICON system succeeds, and my hat is off to the designers.
Individual works are the property of respective authors and may not be reproduced without permission. I plan on reviewing individual supplements right here on this blog in future installments. Fred Trekker January 19, at 6: That lazer-like focus on creating a uniquely Trek platform pretty much saves the game and makes it a viable option today. If you want a less Starfleet-focused campaign, there are options for raiders, merchants and spies in the DS9 core book and further options in the wide range of supplements Last Unicorn Games published while they had the Star Trek license.
I actually thought the starship combat system in the Decipher version of the RPG was a lot better and would try to use that instead.
Star Trek Role Playing Game (LUG)
The organization has been in operation for twenty years! Not only did he dust-off his unfinished materials for the fans, he opted to finish them on his own time, for no pay. Long has been the most active amongst the fan movement. Last Unicorn Games was one of the first roleplaying companies to utilise the concept of releasing additional pages for published books via the web. Another mechanic that slows down the flow of combat is dodging.
If a brawl with a handful of aggressive Klingons escalates to the point where disruptors are drawn, there ought to be a serious chance of a PC getting dropped. You need someone to fly the ship, fire weapons and keep track of shield strength and structural points.
There’s also a link to similar writeups on Dan’s previous campaign on the U.
sar Deep Space Nine Role-playing Game. These enhancements are now being stored online, and can be downloaded from Memory Iconunder the Icon Links section. Starship combat presents a unique design challenge in an rpg, and I agree that LUG Trek’s design often runs the risk of getting too deep in the weeds. Newer Post Older Post Home.