I am a fan of roleplaying. My primary background is in Gary Gygax’s Original Dungeons & Dragons and Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, First Edition. I have had enough experience with skill-based games to know that I don’t much care for them.Looks like I have another way to waste my rapidly dwindling spare time ...
I am a fan of Star Trek. My primary background is in Star Trek: The Original Series and Star Trek: The Animated Series. I have enough experience with the movies and the other shows to know that I don’t much care for them.
The goal of this board, then, should be pretty clear. It’s a narrow focus, but I hope there are some who would like to share this journey with me. Let’s pretend it’s the 1970s, roleplaying is still new exciting, and Star Trek is still all about fighting evil Klingons and romancing beautiful aliens on exotic red planets!
To put it less poetically, it’s not really that we’re pretending it’s the 1970s so much as that we’re applying all we’ve learned from studying what the “Old School” is all about in order to create a Star Trek experience that feels right.
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Philip "Falconer" Sokolov has established a new forum dedicated to old school Star Trek roleplaying. As he explains in a post at the forum: