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The absolute worst ways CBS could continue the legacy of the Star Trek franchise.
Aliens from the long-running play-by-post game Blue Dwarf. Blue Dwarf is based on the BBC comedy series Red Dwarf, and is hosted at ongoingworlds.com
Star Trek occupies a very large and versatile universe. In a previous article, we gave you 10 ideas for stories or roleplaying games set in the Star Trek universe. We didn’t want to just stop there, so here are 10 more.
In science fiction it’s safe to say pretty much anything can happen. With a good enough reason, characters can be brought back from the dead to continue their story.
If you’re thinking of setting up a play-by-post RPG in the Star Trek universe then you’ve probably already considered the basic formats; a starbase, a random Federation Starship with an open-ended mission like that of the Enterprise, a medical ship or something with a more Klingon flavour, for example.
The Battlestar Galactica universe is just crying out for some intelligently considered role-playing games and fanfiction stories – the original and the remake. The remake in particular offers so many openings for new stories that its hard to believe so few people have chosen this setting.