elcome to the Star Trek Starship Tactical Combat Simulator On-Line Database input and encouragement of all the FASA Trek fans who have written in over the. The Star Trek: Starship Tactical Combat Simulator (STSTCS) was a tabletop strategy game put out by FASA to complement their Star Trek: The Role Playing. I’ve uploaded a new version of Fasa’s Star Trek combat board game. Play-testers for live and PBEM games welcome. There is still much to do.
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Star Trek Starship Tactical Combat Simulator: On-Line Database & Archive
The Search for Spock. The world of Star Trek is far more interconnected than one might think. Or maybe the story my friend told me about his dad gluing his fingers together with crazy glue was on my mind! July 30, at It could be purchased as part of a boxed set with the second edition of the role playing game or as a standalone book which excluded necessities such as maps, ship counters and record sheets. The game manual has been updated by a non-profit gaming group.
Star Trek video games did exist, but were not accessible to most. Those srar us who longed to become part of the Star Trek universe and lacked a home computer, or an endless supply of quarters to play the hard to find Star Trek: The game currently forms the basis for a multiplayer game via the internet.
Chris Carver is a guest writer for the Axanar blog. The vast majority were in arcades or required an expensive home computer which was still something of a novelty at that time.
July 28, at 4: If only I had that time anymore! Starship Tactical Combat Simulator and was all but identical to its predecessor, differing mostly in being published as a single book.
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Star Trek: Starship Tactical Combat Simulator
This game was pure starship combat and arguably more fun than any of the video games of the time. The Role Playing Game. This page was last edited on 16 Februaryat simularor Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Star Trek Axanar is just one example. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Anyone can make a contribution that may impact the Star Trek universe years later in a way sharship could never have imagined. These pieces came disassembled and unpainted with hexagonal stands that would fit the grid spaces of the board. July 27, at 3: Articles lacking sources from January All articles lacking sources.
Plus the guy who runs it is a bit of a pill…. These are listed below. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. It is viewable at their website. The miniatures were incredibly detailed and, at the time, the best and sometimes only examples of a number of Star Trek ships, both canon and non-canon.
Join the discussion 5 Comments. Later, it was published as a separate game, still usable coombat players within the RPG game. They included combat efficiency and weapon damage factor statistics useful for comparing strength but having no gameplay effect not included in the STIII rules.
July 27, at 2: FASA also made die cast miniatures of the game pieces for real enthusiasts. Th FASA combat simulator is still agreat game. My Loknar and Birdof Prey are still staring at me from the shelf next to me, despite the battles they fought…. The manual can be viewed online, with new revisions highlighted. This format allowed players to move their pieces in six directions as opposed the linear layout of a checkers or chessboard.
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If you would like to learn more about the game, you can check out these links. At that time, video games were nowhere near as prolific as they are in current times.
Press enter to begin your search. My first introduction to Star Trek gaming was in the mid s. It was a board wargameset in the Star Trek universe, utilizing ten-sided dice and counters to simulate tactical combat.
I was always more partial to Star Fleet Battles, but even by todays standards the models for both games were really well done with each race having unique characteristics that tied the entire fleet together. Thanks to everyone for your input!
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Various ship recognition manuals defining things like weaponry, defenses and engine power and a construction manual were released in as second edition volumes without the STIII branding. July 27, at 6: Several iterations of Starship Tactical Combat Simulator were released from tobut another game gets even closer to the fan film we love. The final instalment was again titled Star Trek: