STO Spaceframes: Federation Escorts

Next up in the Star Trek Online material for Star Trek Adventures, I’m taking a look at the low-tier end of the escort category. Escorts are always a hard sell to Trek fans since combat is always seen as the last resort for Starfleet. I prefer to think of it in the opposite direction, though: other groups have ships built for combat, but the Federation has combat ships that can perform in a number of different situations.

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Superteam Handbook Review

Back today with a look at the newest supplement for Mutants & Masterminds, the Superteam Handbook. This book sets you up to play a team of heroes all working together, which technically is something that could be done with the base game. This book, though, purports to set you up with everything you need to have an awesome superteam.

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Esper Genesis Threats Database, Part 1

Esper Genesis is a science-fiction D&D 5e game that I’ve been excited to see grow better and better since its launch. They have a series of adventures out and another on the way, plus pregenerated characters and a bunch of great digital resources. Today, though, I’m going to talk about their biggest and most recent supplement: the Threat Database.

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Turn Review

I’m back today with a great game from a great writer. Turn is a game inspired by PbtA and dealing with conflicted shapeshifters just trying to get by. It’s a fascinating game of navigating relationships and following instincts. Read on to see why I’m so inspired by this game and check out the website to order your own copy!

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STO Spaceframes: Federation Cruisers

Back today with another set of spaceframes for Star Trek Online! Last time I went over how to handle variant designs for different spaceframes and I had just one example of the process. Today, though, I’ve got twelve (!) different options for you, including a brand-new, from-scratch spaceframe (the first in this series). Enjoy!

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Consent in Gaming Review

I was talking with friends recently about intentionality and how it applies to gaming. There are so many things in life that people just “go along with” but if you want a truly great gaming table then you have to be purposeful in how you approach things. Specifically, do you have the trust of your players that you’re all telling an amazing story?

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Star Trek Online Spaceframe Project

The MMORPG Star Trek Online is an extremely popular game for Star Trek fans and gamers alike. In it you create a captain and gather together a crew to explore an open galaxy with many different missions and storylines. It should come as no surprise that there is considerable overlap in fandom between Star Trek Online and Star Trek Adventures, so much so that Modiphius recently teamed up with Arc Games for a cross-promotion. Today I’m embarking on an epic (potentially five-year) mission: to systematically write-up all the ships in Star Trek Online for your gaming table.

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New Themebooks for City of Mist

I’m getting back on track with posts here after a rough week of food poisoning and recovery. These things happen when you mouth off about Great Cthulhu and other powers that be, but I can’t stay away for long. Today I’d like to delve into some exciting new content for City of Mist: new official themebooks!

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Vulcan Philosophical Schools

The Vulcan species has been an important and beloved part of Star Trek since the very start and fans have delighted in seeing the species and culture grow. A great leap forward in this is the information in The Way of Kolinahr supplement from Last Unicorn Games. Personally, I love these schools and wanted to bring them into the present with Star Trek Adventures. If you feel the same way then read on and enjoy!

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