Friday, January 1, 2010

The Future Begins Today

After a lot of thought, some soul searching and inspiration from a post on Jeff's Gameblog, I have decided to focus a good deal of my gaming efforts towards a new campaign for 2010...

Star Trek: OUTBOUND - The Breach

This new Star Trek RPG campaign, using the Last Unicorn Games ICON System, will be set during the Original Series and begin aboard an Avery Class Survey Ship (a TOS-Era style version of the USS Kelvin seen in the JJ Abrams Star Trek movie - as seen in the above image). This version of the Kelvin was designed by the very talented Kenneth Thomson Jr.

I intend to start there and if the PCs do well and progress I will upgrade them to a more powerful class of ship (something I've down in previous campaigns that works well). Depending on the exact time and nature of the setting they may keep the ship for a while and get upgraded to the Motion Picture Era look but we'll see what happens.

The region of space being explored is known as 'The Breach', an area surrounded by a Mutara Class Nebula that has, prior to the opening of the campaign, prevented extended exploration of this sector. Recent upgrades to Starfleet Shields and power systems now make it possible to handle this particular anomaly for limited periods of time (for those Star Trek fans wondering or worried about continuity, the nebula surrounding the Breach has less powerful effects than those of the Mutara Nebula in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan).

Well, I'd better get cracking. I'm still planning on running Star Wars, Ghostbusters and my Psycho-Vaguely-AD&D-meets-Anime-Fantasy games once a month each.

Its gonna be a good year.

Barking Alien


  1. Just read on Jeffs Gameblog that you want to locate "The Intruder"? Well, look no further. It's here and you can watch and download it for free as it is in the public domain :)
    Happy New Year!

  2. Ooh Public Domain Shatner! We are not worthy! Thanks!