Gimme That Star Trek Ep.28: Role-Playing Games

Siskoid has only ever run one of the tabletop Star Trek RPGs, so he calls in Ryan Blake, who's played the rest, for a good honest talk about each one's positives and negatives, and about the Trek role-playing experience. It's not your garden variety space opera, you know! And the game must reflect that.

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Gimme That Star Trek presents a sample of each game's look, starting with the FASA game:
Prime Directive, original and powered by GURPS:
Last Unicorn's Star Trek the Next Generation RPG, with unboxed Way of the D'era:
Decipher's core books:
The latest in the line is Modiphiüs' Star Trek Adventures:
And here's the fancy Borg Cube edition of that same game:
Credits:
"Star Trek Theme" by Alexander Courage, with the Irredeemable Shagg on vocals. End theme: "Deep Space Nine Theme" by Dennis McCarthy.

Bonus clips from: Star Trek The Next Generation's "The Big Goodbye", starring Patrick Stewart; "Star Trek: Generations" by David Carson, starring William Shatner.

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