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Role-playing game sourcebook about Star Trek III.


From the book jacket
Bring your STAR TREK role playing universe up to date with the official Star Fleet Sourcebook Update. It gives all the information necessary to play your games at the time of the movies.
This supplement contains a complete time line from the beginning of Earth's space history to the time of Star Trek III. Also included are detailed sections on the changes made since the time of the TV series in the governments of the Klingons, Romulans, Gorn, Orions, and Tholians. Sections on the UFP and Star Fleet Command, complete with photographs and illustrations, give the latest information on uniforms, insignia, equipment, sidearms, and shipboard systems. A starship recognition file gives pictures and data for the Enterprise, the Bird of Prey and the other starships. The personnel file gives the updated statistics on your favourite characters form [sic] the movies.
In addition to all this, a complete adventure - Lost and Presumed Dead - is included so you can use all the new information.''

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Background information Edit

  • Inside, the book is called simply Star Fleet Sourcebook Update. The cover and the protective card sleeve read Star Trek III.
  • A follow-up book was the Star Trek IV Sourcebook Update.