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The Player's Guide is a roleplaying game supplement published by Decipher in 2002.


From the book jacket
To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before™ …
Experience all the danger and excitement the galaxy has to offer as you and your friends become the actors in your own Star Trek adventures! The Star Trek Player's Guide contains everything you need to create and play your own characters through every era of the Star Trek universe. Intrigue and adventure await you at every turn among the stars. Do you have what it takes to boldly go where no one has gone before?
The Star Trek Player's Guide includes :
  • All the basic rules needed for play, easily convertible from previous Star Trek RPGs
  • Original Star Trek canon consistent with previous versions of the Star Trek RPG
  • Character creation, including six archetypes for fast play, ten player character species, and nine professions
  • Details for playing characters from any Star Trek setting: Star Trek™, Star Trek: The Next Generation™, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine™, or Star Trek: Voyager
  • Equipment and starships from all of the TV shows and films
  • Detailed, never-before-seen information about the Star Trek setting, including a comprehensive history of each Star Trek era

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  • Introduction
  • Thirty-Five Years of Star Trek
  • Species
  • Professions
  • Attributes
  • Development
  • Skills
  • Traits
  • Characteristics
  • Advancement
  • Equipment
  • Starships
  • Adventuring
  • The Galaxy
  • The Federation
  • Appendix



Previous Volume:
First book in series
Reference works
Star Trek Roleplaying Game
Next Volume:
Narrator's Guide
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