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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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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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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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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Holodeck Adventures: Thumbnail Guides

I wrote previously about how you can use holodecks in Star Trek Adventures but I’m about to delve into these photonic realms again! It’s a tricky task, telling a story while you’ve already got a story going on, but these thumbnail tools are my means of keeping it all straight.

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Tzenkethi Vessels

In the Alpha Quadrant Sourcebook, the information on the Tzenkethi Coalition is exciting and makes for a great alternative to the species that players might already be very familiar with. However, there aren’t any starships for use with the Coalition… so here are some that I’ve made!

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Alpha Quadrant Review

I’ve been looking forward to this one, folks. For many science-fiction settings the geography of the setting isn’t so critical but the quadrants of Star Trek are as integral as transporters and phasers. The Alpha Quadrant sourcebook is a great opportunity to delve into that setting, then, and this awesome sourcebook.

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Debt for Ferengi Characters

Continuing with my effort to expand your campaign options in Star Trek Adventures, I’m here today with a new mechanic for Ferengi characters! Sure they’re one of the goofiest species in Star Trek, sure they were a failed attempt at a nefarious enemy in The Next Generation, but if you watched Deep Space Nine and don’t have a soft spot for these big-eared weirdos then you’re dead inside.

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Automatic Generators for Star Trek Adventures

Today I want to show off a gaming resource you might not have seen. Chartopia is a user-friendly website for making automatic generation tables, making those handy randomizing tables in your DMG or other RPG sourcebook even easier. With just the click of a mouse you can have inspiration popping up on your screen!

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