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 video games did exist, but were not accessible to most. My Loknar tactica, Birdof Prey are still staring at me from the shelf next to me, despite the battles they fought…. 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.
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It was a board wargameset in the Star Trek universe, utilizing ten-sided dice and counters to simulate tactical combat. It was a cleaned up rules supplement published as several booklets and contained basically the same rules and counters as in the second instalment. July 27, at 3: Those of 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 Role Ccombat Game.
Plus the guy who runs it is a bit of a pill…. July 30, at The manual can be viewed online, with new revisions highlighted. Various ship recognition manuals defining things like weaponry, defenses and engine power and a construction skmulator were released in as second edition volumes without the STIII branding.
Th FASA combat simulator is still agreat game. FASA also made die cast miniatures of the game pieces for real enthusiasts. This format allowed players to move their pieces in six directions as opposed the linear layout of a checkers or chessboard. Who else is still a fan of the game and would like to share ideas and stuff.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. July 28, at 4: The miniatures faea incredibly detailed and, at the time, the best and sometimes only examples of a number of Star Trek ships, both canon and non-canon.
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The vast majority were in arcades or required an expensive home computer which was still something of a novelty at that time. Starship Tactical Combat Simulator and was all but identical to its predecessor, differing mostly in being published as a single book. This article does not cite any sources.
This game was pure starship combat and arguably more fun than any of the video games of the time. At that time, video games were nowhere near as prolific as they are in current times.
The second incarnation was the rules specific board game for the Second Edition Rules of the Role Playing game which dealt with larger fleet overview and more personalized ship combat rules. My first introduction to Star Trek gaming was in the mid s. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.
If only I had that time anymore! These are listed below. Several iterations of Starship Tactical Combat Simulator were released from tobut another game gets even closer to the fan film we love. The game manual has been updated by a non-profit gaming group.
Anyone can make a yrek that may impact the Star Trek universe years later in a way they could never have imagined. The Search for Spock. Chris Carver is a guest writer for the Axanar blog. Retrieved from ” https: They included combat efficiency and weapon damage factor statistics useful for comparing strength but having no gameplay effect not included in the STIII rules.
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Or maybe the story my friend told me about his dad gluing his fingers together with crazy glue was on my mind! The world of Star Trek is far more interconnected than one might think. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Smiulator you would like to learn more about the game, you can check out these links. The final instalment was again titled Star Trek: July 27, at 6: Thanks to everyone for your input!
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The game currently forms the basis for a multiplayer game via the internet. Join the discussion 5 Comments. These pieces came disassembled and unpainted with hexagonal stands that would fit the grid spaces of the board.
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