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Visit Strange New Worlds with Star Trek Adventures from Modiphius

Star Trek Adventures Strange New Worlds

Modiphius Entertainment has announced more information about the upcoming Star Trek Adventures roleplaying game supplement releases, as well as news of its development team. 

The second compendium of missions Strange New Worlds is available online from the 24th of October 2019, and hitting friendly local game store shelves in November 2019. This adventure supplement contains nine missions exploring the strangest and most challenging missions on dangerous planets and weird environments. Strange New Worlds follows on from the huge success of the first adventure compendium These Are the Voyages, and provides fans with missions from the Enterprise, Original Series, and Next Generation eras. Some incredible writing talent was recruited, from well-known Star Trek fiction writers such as Christopher L. Bennett (The Captain’s Oath, Greater Than the Sum), to roleplaying game luminaries like Jason Bulmahn (Pathfinder 2nd Edition).

Star Trek Adventures Strange New Worlds

In early 2020, Modiphius will complete their series of supplements covering each quadrant of the Galaxy, with the Gamma Quadrant Sourcebook and Delta Quadrant Sourcebook.

In January, the Gamma Quadrant Sourcebook provides a wealth of detail about the Gamma Quadrant and many of the species found within, with a major focus on the Dominion and its allies. The book also details the brutal Dominion War, and brings the Star Trek Adventures timeline up to 2375. Gamemasters and players will find a wealth of information in the book, including guidance on how to add non-Starfleet player characters and non-Federation species to your adventures and campaigns, along with a selection of starships and NPCs to enhance your games.

In March, the Delta Quadrant Sourcebook delves into the unexplored reaches of the Delta Quadrant and details many of the species and worlds discovered by the U.S.S. Voyager on her historic journey home, especially the implacable Borg Collective! This book brings the Star Trek Adventures timeline up to 2379 and provides players and gamemasters with information on locations, species, starships, and NPCs in the Delta Quadrant, for use in their continuing missions. 

In addition to those major print releases, there are several PDF-only releases coming soon, including the Star Trek: Voyager crew player characters, the Star Trek: Enterprise crew player characters, and a selection of Iconic Villains character sheets to supplement the miniatures in the Star Trek Adventures: Iconic Villains miniatures set, as well as several more standalone adventure releases in PDF. All of these PDFs will be available to buy from Modiphius.net and DriveThruRPG.com.

Modiphius also announced Jim Johnson, long-time Star Trek Adventures line editor and contributing writer, as the Star Trek Adventures game line developer, who will lead the development of the game’s products, bringing with him the experience he has of editing most of the products in the game line along with years of authoring stories for the brand, including Shards and Shadows and Strange New Worlds VII, 9 and 10, as well as being a key contributor to the Star Trek Adventures core rulebook,The Command Division Sourcebook, These are the Voyages, and curating living campaign PDF adventure modules as well as the line of PDF standalone adventures.

Star Trek Adventures Strange New Worlds
Star Trek Adventures Strange New Worlds
Star Trek Adventures Strange New Worlds

WizKids Announces Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises

WizKids has announced a new creation from the mind of veteran game designer Christophe BoelingerStar Trek: Galactic Enterprises. On the Deep Space 9 station, Ferengi wheel and deal legal and illegal items to gain the most profit. In this game, players jump into the role of a Ferengi merchant and work their way through the market in order to achieve the rank of First Clerk.

In Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises, 3 to 8 players will buy and sell their wares, trying to monopolize one particular product in order to gain greater profit. However, once other Ferengi get those same items for sale, it becomes a matter of who’s the better negotiator. Do you work together to gain the same profit, or do you agree to cooperate, then sell at a lower price to steal all the profit for yourself? Be wary of special action cards that can mess with your business and remember the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition in order to gain the most return for your investments.

Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises is scheduled to release in June 2018, but it will be on display with a playable demo at the GAMA Trade Show in Reno, Nevada! Stop by WizKids Booth #315 March 13th or 14th during showroom hours to try out this upcoming game and see if you have what it takes to turn a profit like a Ferengi.

Starfleet Reinforcements Arrive for the Star Trek Adventures Roleplaying Game

The Star Trek Adventures roleplaying game has two brand new supplements, and two new miniatures sets available to pre-order on Modiphius.net and friendly local gaming stores from today. The Command Division Supplemental Rulebook launches the division supplements for the game, which will focus on Starfleet’s six departments, with Operations and Sciences Division supplements to follow. The Beta Quadrant Sourcebook kicks off a line of four supplements about the Star Trek Galaxy, providing new mission ideas and character options for both players and Gamemasters. The Next Generation Away Team miniatures give players the perfect tabletop avatar for their character, and the Borg Collective miniatures set gives the Gamemaster a new, dangerous foe for their tabletop. Klingon Deck Tiles round off the release, mapping out iconic Klingon starship interiors.

“Make it so,” with the Command Division Supplemental Rulebook, with lead writer Jim Johnson (Mirror Universe: Shards and Shadows, Strange New Worlds) providing a wealth of new material for characters in the command or conn departments, including information on Starfleet Command and the Admiralty. Players can explore a role in the Admiralty with a new style of play, focusing on large scale decision making that can affect whole fleets, with new rules for fleet battles and maneuvers. Expanded Social Conflict rules gives a new dimension to galactic diplomacy with more options for influencing opponents and social tactics. New player options for character creation include new Talents for the Command and Conn Disciplines, as well as a list of department related Focuses to help creating characters in the command division. Sixteen new Federation starships are available to crew, including fan favorites the NX class, Oberth class, Ambassador class, Nebula class, Steamrunner class, and Sovereign class, with spaceframe statistics for starship creation as well as new starship Talents for the 22nd century. The Gamemaster also has a whole host of resources, from advice on running Command focused campaigns, to a new selection of named NPCs and command and conn archetypes, including Lwaxana Troi, Sarek, and Curzon Dax. The hardcover supplement is priced at £24.99/$34.99 USD.

The Beta Quadrant Sourcebook, led by Jennifer Baughman (Conan, Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of, and The World’s Largest Dungeon) will give both Gamemasters and players in-depth information and historical details on the Federation and its planets in the Beta Quadrant, the Klingon Empire, the Romulan Star Empire, as well as fan favorites the Gorn and the Orion Syndicate. It will also offer players new alien species to choose from during character creation, from Benzites and Klingons, to Deltans, the Xindi, and Zakdorn. Gamemasters have a new range of NPC starships from all Beta Quadrant powers, with the mighty Klingon Negh’Var battle cruiser, the Romulan bird-of-prey from the 22nd century, as well as Orion Syndicate, Gorn, and civilian starships. A new selection of adversarial Non-Player Characters that call the Beta Quadrant their home are also made available for players to confront, overcome, or forge alliances. The hardcover supplement is priced at £24.99/$34.99 USD.

A range of 32mm scale Next Generation Away Team miniatures will provide players the perfect set of figures for their characters, with both male and female figures for humanoids, Vulcans, Andorians, Tellarites, and Denobulans in high quality resin, boasting impressive detail. Individual models are available from Modiphius.net, or in a 10-figure set online and in store, priced at £39.99/$49.99 USD.

Resistance is futile with The Borg Collective miniatures set, as the collective makes their way to the tabletop, with designs of 5 male and 5 female assimilated humanoids in beautifully detailed resin. The Borg collective is available in a 10-figure set, also priced at £39.99/$49.99 USD.

The Star Trek Adventures tile sets get a new addition with the Klingon Deck Tile Set, with key Klingon starship interior locations mapped onto geomorphic tiles for use with 32mm miniatures. Klingon bridges, corridors, cargo bays, and other systems all feature, designed in consultation with Rick Sternbach, writer of the Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owner’s Workshop Manual. £29.99/$39.99 USD.

Star Trek: Attack Wing – Federation vs. Klingons Starter Set First Look

This December the Federation and Klingons clash in WizKids’ new Star Trek: Attack Wing – Federation vs. Klingons Starter Set. The set warps on to shelves December 27th.

The Federation vs. Klingons Starter Set has everything you need to get started playing Star Trek: Attack Wing. Inside you will find 1 Full Rulebook, 1 Quick-Start Rules Booklet, 4 Painted Plastic Ships, 4 Transparent Plastic Bases with 8 Pegs, 4 Ship Tokens (Double-Sided), 14 Captain ID Tokens, 13 Maneuver Templates, 4 Heroclix Maneuver Dials, 36 Action Tokens, 14 Shield Tokens (Double-Sided), 6 Critical Hit Tokens, 6 Auxiliary Power Tokens, 12 Disabled Tokens, 1 Minefield Token, 1 Planet Token, 12 Mission Tokens, 6 Objective Tokens, 1 Admiral Token, 1 Fleet Action Token, 8 Time Tokens, 3 Effect Tokens, 1 Initiative Token, 8 Ship Cards, 4 Maneuver Cards, 1 Admiral Card, 5 Captain Cards, 20 Upgrade Cards, 33 Damage Cards, 5 Red Attack Dice, 5 Green Defense Dice and 1 Range Ruler all for the low MSRP of $44.99!

We open up the box and show off the contents!

You can order yours now!

 

WizKids provided Board Game Today with a FREE copy for review

Star Trek HeroClix Away Team: The Original Series Starter Set and Dice & Token Pack First Look

Star Trek HeroClix Away Team: The Original Series Starter Set includes six of the most iconic crewmembers of the U.S.S. Enterprise with all-new dials! This Starter Set features Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, Scotty, Bones, Uhura, and Sulu coming together to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before!

The start set includes everything a player needs to play HeroClix: figures, one double-sided map, Rulebook, Powers and Abilities Card (PAC), Object and Terrain tokens, Dice, and Character cards.

The Star Trek HeroClix Away Team: The Original Series Dice & Token Pack contains two (2) custom dice featuring the Starfleet icon and six (6) custom action tokens featuring images of the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise.

Out this December, we open up each to show of what you’ll get.

You can order yours now.
Starter Pack
Token & Dice Pack

WizKids provided Board Game Today with FREE copies for review

Star Trek Adventures – The Next Generation Deck Tiles are Now Available in PDF!

Modiphius Entertainment has released their Star Trek Adventures The Next Generation tile set, now available in PDF on both Modiphius.net and DriveThruRPG.com.

This gaming tile set is a PDF containing 32 interchangeable 240mm square and 120mm by 240mm map tiles of Federation starship interiors.

Modiphius has also announced that Rick Sternbach has joined the Star Trek Adventures development crew. Sternbach (Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Technical Manual, Haynes Klingon Bird-of-prey Owner’s Workshop Manual) served as senior illustrator and technical consultant on The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Voyager television series and has been consulting with Modiphius Entertainment on the development of the geomorphic tile artwork and deck plans. The interchangeable deck tiles combine in hundreds of ways and along with the official Star Trek Adventures miniatures help create exciting missions on your tabletop.

The Starfleet PDF deck tiles set contains:

  • Fully realised top-down designs of key locations on a Federation starship: the bridge, main engineering, astrometrics, sickbay, and other corridors and shuttlebays.
  • Marked with movement areas compatible with the 2d20 system for use with the Star Trek Adventures conflict rules.

These are the Voyages of Star Trek Adventures’ First Campaign Book

These Are the Voyages: Volume 1, the first set of adventures for ModiphiusStar Trek Adventures roleplaying game is now available.

The Are the Voyages: Volume 1 is available on PDF on Modiphius.net and DriveThruRPG.com and is also available as a print pre-order which will ship in October.

These are the Voyages: Volume 1 presents eight ready-to-play missions for Star Trek Adventures. Within this book Gamemasters will find the means to test their Starfleet officers at the front line of Starfleet operations. Create your own Star Trek stories of discovery and adventure on the Final Frontier. This is a 128 page full colour hardback book in print & PDF

  • 8 ready to play missions using the 2d20 game system from Modiphius Entertainment adapted for Star Trek Adventures, and requires the Star Trek Adventures core rulebook to play.
  • Uncover the truth about an anomalous wormhole that has trapped an older starship vessel.
  • Weigh up the dilemma of the Prime Directive with an intelligent species that originates outside the confines of normal space and time, subjugated by another civilization.
  • Rescue a Federation science vessel, drifting dangerously inside the Romulan Neutral Zone, avoiding an escalation into war.
  • Investigate strange events on Carina VII, where a colony is rapidly disintegrating around its foundations.
  • Explore a strange alien space station, containing a massive forest eco-system of its own.
  • Foil plans to spread a long dead plague and uncover the truths of its origin.
  • Stop the theft of an experimental torpedo and pursue its thieves to expose their plot.
  • Respond to a distress signal from a mining colony in revolt and discover new life in its mines.

Khan Comes to Star Trek: Frontiers

WizKids has announced the newest expansion to their out-of-this-world HeroClix Strategy Game, Star Trek: Frontiers – The Return of Khan. Designed by Andrew ParksStar Trek: Frontiers – The Return of Khan puts a new spin on the bestselling board game, Mage Knight by Vlaada Chvátil.

Prepare to bring more adventure to the U.S.S. Enterprise! In The Return of Khan, Khan Noonien Singh has returned to capture a mysterious power within a Borg cube, which will give him the power to rule the entire galaxy.

The crew of the U.S.S Enterprise, such as Spock, Dr. McCoy, Scotty, Uhura, Chekov, and Sulu, has been scattered across the sector, needing rescue. Captain James T. Kirk cannot defeat Khan and his fleet alone, so he has the help of captains Picard and Sisko as they work together to defeat Kirk’s long-time nemesis.

A game for up to five players, tougher challenges and even more strategic choices await you in this expansion that will be a must have for the fans of this fantastic series.

Pre-order Star Trek: Frontiers – The Return of Khan for $49.99 at your Friendly Local Game Store today!

WizKids Releases an Update about Star Trek: Attack Wing

star-trek-attack-wingStar Trek: Attack Wing is one of WizKids‘ popular game lines, a miniature game where you build a fleet of ships from throughout the Star Trek universe to do battle. Recently the company has been releasing new versions of previously released figures sometimes with a new repaint and with updated rules.

The company sent an email explaining it was taking a new direction with their releases:

First off, we’d like to thank you for all of your support over the last three years!  We’re excited to finally unveil some of the new things we’ve been working on this past year.

WizKids will be releasing a digital version of the revised rulebook. The digital version will contain refreshed rules that incorporate rulings and FAQs released online, providing an up-to-date comprehensive rulebook. No need to worry – all previously released STAW product will be compatible; no products will become obsolete in conjunction with this update.

Secondly, we are planning to release a new configuration of STAW products.  These products will have a lower price point and contain new content, but will not include ship models.  While the new configurations won’t include ship models, they will note the previously-released ships customers need to purchase. The new configuration will offer a more cost-effective option for players who already have many copies of an existing ship sculpt.  Aside from a lower price point, these packs will include a selection of updated content to support updated rules for ship models of the same type.

Third, we will be introducing faction packs. These packs will provide a ready to field fleet of ships from the same faction that will allow new players to field a team while providing a lower priced value (per ship) to new and veteran customers.

Fourth, we will continue to increase our paint quality across the line.  We hope you agree that our ships have never looked better.

Last but certainly not least, we’re excited to share that we’ve been exploring a process that will allow fans to submit their very own content ideas to WizKids. There may be limitations to this endeavor, but we believe the STAW community can provide many exciting ideas. There are many details that will need to be worked out before we can announce anything more specific about the submission process.

We want to thank you so much for your continued patience and support of WizKids and the STAW line of products. We hope these new initiatives will help the game continue to flourish until teleporters and replicators are a reality… (or at least until there’s a human colony on Mars).

Live long and prosper,

WizKids

So, for those that play, what do you think? Sound off in the comments!

Road to Gen Con 2016: Modiphius' Star Trek RPG and Miniatures Line

Star Trek Adventures 1Modiphius Entertainment has announced the development of Star Trek Adventures, the first new official Star Trek roleplaying game to be produced in more than a decade. The news comes as Star Trek fans worldwide celebrate Star Trek‘s 50th anniversary in 2016.

Fans of the legendary Star Trek television series’ and films will not only boldly go to the final frontier, but they will shape the voyages and missions through the Star Trek Adventures living campaign playtest. Each player will experience the game differently based on the ship they are assigned to and attendees of Gen Con will have the exclusive North American opportunity to choose their ship, as well as claim a free Captain Kirk or Captain Picard miniature, while supplies last, when they register for the playtest. Registration will take place daily at the Modiphius booth #2737 in the Gen Con exhibit hall August 4 – 7, 2016.

Star Trek AdventuresAdditional sign-ups will launch online from late August  and fans in Europe will have their chance to claim Kirk or Picard at the Modiphius booth at Essen-Spiel in Germany in October and at Dragonmeet in the UK in December. The living campaign playtest will launch in the fall.

Star Trek Adventures will use the Modiphius 2d20 game system (Mutant Chronicles, Infinity, Conan, John Carter of Mars) designed by Jay Little. Modiphius is also sculpting an accompanying Star Trek miniature figure line, the first to be produced in 17 years. Resin and metal 32mm-scale hobby figures will feature classic Star Trek characters and crews, boarding parties and away teams. Geomorphic tile maps of burning Federation ships, mysterious colonies and embattled Klingon cruisers will set the scene for dramatic new voyages in the Final Frontier.

Star Trek Adventures is slated for a Summer 2017 release and the playtest crews will be listed in the Star Trek Adventures book manifest.Star Trek Adventures 2

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