There are so many awesome tabletop roleplaying games i want to play! On top of that, several fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons campaigns i’m itching to run or play. Plus my ongoing Spelljammer campaign – now supported two separate parties of adventurers.
One of the games i’m really excited about is Star Trek Adventures from Modiphius Entertainment. i’ve been a Star Trek since childhood, getting hooked on the original series i watched with my mom.
When Star Trek: The Next Generation hit the airwaves i was 10 years old and dutifully watched it every week. i thought it was so cool and often daydreamed about being on the show. Not as a person living in the Star Trek universe though – i wanted to be on the set as a cast member!
As future series rolled around, my interest continued but certainly waned. i dabbled in Deep Space Nine, watched the premiere and a few episodes of Voyager and caught one or two episodes of Enterprise. The newest series, Discovery, is exciting and fresh. i’ve seen all the movies, in both the prime and Kelvin timelines, too.
But TOS is still the best. There’s a distinct quality to the series episodes that doesn’t carry over to any of the other entries in the franchise. Along these lines, there’s a fantastic fan-created program called Star Trek Continues produced by the nonprofit charity Trek Continues Inc. My preference for TOS remains strong in Star Trek Online, as well, where my Vulcan captain and all the crew proudly wear TOS uniforms despite the vast variety of options. Continue reading