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"Star Trek Adventures finally corrects the injustice of not having a Star Trek game around at the same time Star Trek Discovery is ripping through TV sets and data streams.... the gaming experience feels exactly like Star Trek. Sit on the commander's chair, take a deep breath, and engage. Star Trek is not just back; it is here to stay." RPG.net review

Starfleet Needs A New Crew!

Welcome to your new assignment, Captain. Your continuing mission, to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before…

Star Trek Adventures takes you to the Final Frontier of the Galaxy, where new discoveries await keen explorers of Starfleet. Your duties may take you to the edges of known space, or to Federation colonies in need, to the borders of neighbouring galactic powers or into the eye of interstellar phenomena. Your ship and your crew epitomise the best Starfleet and the United Federation of Planets has to offer, and you are needed more than ever.

A new threat looms from across the Gamma Quadrant, as it is confirmed by Commander Sisko and his crew that the Dominion, led by the Founders, represent a significant threat to the Alpha Quadrant. Tension is already high in the region of Bajor and Deep Space 9, as the Maquis continue to act against the Cardassian-Federation peace treaty, with Captain Janeway and the crew of the U.S.S. Voyager preparing for their mission in the Badlands. It is a volatile time for the Federation and new crews have never been in higher demand.

• Create your own Star Trek stories of discovery and adventure on the Final Frontier with 368 pages of content in the full colour PDF. 

The Star Trek Adventures Hardcover Colour Book comes in a full colour edition with black text on a white background exclusive to DTRPG!

• Complete 2d20 game system from Modiphius Entertainment adapted for Star Trek Adventures, used in Mutant ChroniclesConan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of, John Carter of Mars and the Infinity RPG.

• An extensive exploration of the United Federation of Planets and its galactic neighbours in the Alpha, Beta and Gamma Quadrants.

• Guidelines for Gamemasters old and new, on how to run an adventure of exploration and discovery for the crew of a Federation starship.

• A full catalogue of aliens and antagonists including Klingons, Romulans, Cardassians, the Borg and the Dominion.

• Brought to you by a team of expert Star Trek writers including writers from previous editions of Star Trek roleplaying games and other gaming talent.

• Personal logs and intercepted communications by Starfleet Intelligence provide a new perspective on Star Trek and its events. 

Keep hailing frequencies open to see the full range of forthcoming Star Trek Adventures  products. Hardcover supplements await along with lots of accessories including miniatures, maps, gaming tiles, dice sets and the Borg Cube Collector’s Edition game box.

Don't forget to pick up your FREE Star Trek Adventures Character sheets!

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Simonas B September 23, 2019 8:04 am UTC
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Hello, if I buy PDF version now could I upgrade to Hardcover version later at a discount?
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Chris B September 23, 2019 9:42 am UTC
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yes indeed just contact support@modiphius.com
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Nathan H September 01, 2019 9:23 pm UTC
Let me know when that price cuts in half, good lord
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David T August 12, 2019 6:37 pm UTC
I did a review video of this book. Check it out:
https://youtu.be/HAcqOaInFlM
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John F June 08, 2019 5:32 am UTC
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I'd also like to know if we can we still purchase the Exclusive Printer Friendly Book?
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John F June 12, 2019 4:25 am UTC
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I received a reply from Modipuius CS:

"The black-on-white core rulebook should be available to order on DTRPG again now. It's the 'hardcover, standard color book'. I know this description might sound like it's the regular black background book but it's not. We don't sell that physical book through DTRPG, but that's what they made us call the white background book there."
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5198419000007420 L April 09, 2019 8:02 pm UTC
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Can we still purchase the Exclusive Printer Friendly Book?
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Chris B June 12, 2019 8:12 am UTC
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Yes, please select Hardcover, Standard Color Book from the options above.
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Ward M February 11, 2019 8:31 pm UTC
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Are the errata included in the PDF version, or do I have to refer to the Errata file?
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Chris B June 12, 2019 8:12 am UTC
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Hi Ward, yes they're all included.
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Ward M February 05, 2019 5:58 pm UTC
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Still planning on calling the evil reptilian race the Kardashians. LOL
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Joe M September 13, 2018 2:29 am UTC
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Any thoughts as to why this is $4.00 higher, the DrivethruRPG PDFs, vs. Modiphius's site, also PDF-format?
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Brandon P September 10, 2018 11:27 pm UTC
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The non-printer-friendly version of the corebook appears to be only downloading as the STA_MUH051060_digital_13-7-18_printer_friendly.zip file. Would it be possible to re-up the file, please?
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Brent K August 16, 2018 3:24 pm UTC
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I purchased the PDFs here and purchased the Hardcover with white print on black from my FLGS store. Didn't realize at the time that I could have picked up the PDFs thru the Bits & Mortar program.
I would actually prefer the black print on white version of the Hardcover. A couple of questions before possibly buy it.
Is it going to be available at FLGS or is it still exclusive to DTRPG?
Any chance of getting a coupon of some sort since this will be the third version I'm buying?
Would it be up to date with all current errata?
Thanks!
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Jack K July 26, 2018 6:36 pm UTC
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While the resolution of the images remain underwhelming the new zipped file dated 13-7-18 containing the printer friendly PDF does have bookmarks!
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Jack K May 20, 2018 3:45 am UTC
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I just purchased the PDF version, and I have to say that one thing is really upsetting me. I can't even begin to understand how you can sell a PDF in 2018 and not have bookmarks? I can't even add my own bookmarks to make up for this glaring oversight, which would, itself, feel like insult to injury were it not for John D, below, claiming that an earlier release of the file DID have bookmarks. I really hope that an updated version will be made available soon, as this is really not acceptable.
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Jeremy M May 20, 2018 5:28 pm UTC
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The white on black version of the pdf has bookmarks, the fact they didn't put them in this one is pretty annoying.
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John D May 21, 2018 2:59 pm UTC
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The white-on-black PDF uploaded on May 16 does not have bookmarks, actually (well, it has three, but that's hardly sufficient).

I've emailed Modiphius's customer support as well as commenting here. The bookmarks in earlier versions of the PDFs were excellent, and I am really hoping that Modiphius can restore them (and the higher resolution scans; the resolution on the May 16 PDFs is dismal) as soon as possible.
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Samuel W May 22, 2018 1:31 pm UTC
Hi Jack and John

We're working to fix this at the moment as well as some spelling and grammar edits we've had highlighted to us, and will get an update out shortly.

Thanks for your patience.
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John D May 23, 2018 7:26 pm UTC
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Thanks for the update; I'll look forward to the new files.

Cheers.
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Jack K May 25, 2018 3:56 am UTC
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Thanks for the update, I'm glad to hear this is being rectified. So far I like the game and the book, but I absolutley can not stand navigating PDFs without bookmarks.
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John D May 29, 2018 1:23 pm UTC
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Any word on when we can expect the files with bookmarks and proper image resolution? Thanks.
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John D June 26, 2018 8:44 pm UTC
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It's been over a month since you gave us this update. Could we have the high resolution PDFs with bookmarks that you promised, please, or failing that, could I have my money back? This isn't how a publisher ought to treat its customers.
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Chris B June 27, 2018 1:29 pm UTC
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Hi John, please check your files, the most recent update was 29th May, with bookmarks and a higher resolution for artwork. If there's still a problem, let us know and we'll send you a copy of the 29th May update manually.
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Joe M June 29, 2018 11:53 pm UTC
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Hi Chris,

I just saw your comment, and re-downloaded the May 29th copy of the rulebook. I'm still seeing lower resolution textures than the original rulebook PDF had, and it's coming to about 25MB where the original one was somewhere in the 30s. This is the file I downloaded: "STA_MUH051060_digital_29-5-18.pdf" I also tried downloading: "Star_Trek_Adventures_co...on_white_background.pdf" which is 39MB and does appear to have high resolution textures, but it is a white-background printer friendly version, and I cannot find a non printer-friendly version that has the high resolution textures.
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John D July 07, 2018 6:26 am UTC
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I am having the exact same problem. Please advise.

Thanks.
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Jack K July 11, 2018 3:20 am UTC
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The current version of the PDFs that I can download are all still lacking bookmarks and proper resolution artwork.
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Chris B July 11, 2018 11:02 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Hi Jack and John

From investigations, it seems DriveThruRPG is breaking our bookmarks upon upload. We're working with our graphic designers at the moment in an attempt to fix the issue. We're also upping the artwork resolution on your request.

If you'd like a version with bookmarks right now, please e-mail support@modiphius.com who will be able to send you a copy via SendOwl, our PDF distribution system from Modiphius.net. Otherwise, please bear with us while we resolve the issues and get another PDF uploaded.

Thanks for your patience
Sam Webb
Star Trek Adventures Line Developer
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July 15, 2018 9:04 am UTC
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There was an update on July 12th. The file sizes are a little bit larger, but the bookmarks are still nearly all missing.
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John D May 18, 2018 7:14 pm UTC
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Thanks for the updated May 2018 PDFs, but I have a few questions:

1. Where are the bookmarks? The previous files all had great bookmarks, but they're missing from this version. Could we have them back, please?

2. Is it just me, or is the resolution on some of the art poorer than it was in the last version? For example, I used to be able to read the sample character sheet on page 5, but now it's all blurry. A lot of the other art looks more pixelated too, including the front and back covers themselves. If I'm not imagining things, is it possible to get the art at a higher resolution again?

3. This may seem like nitpicking, but STA is such an outstanding game design-wise—my favorite Trek RPG so far!—and yet there are so, so many typos in the core rulebook's text. I realize/realise American and British orthography and grammar are often different, but I'm not talking about such variances; I'm talking about far too many sentences that contain errors of punctuation, capitalization,...See more
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John D May 18, 2018 9:24 pm UTC
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Addendum: It *isn't* just me: the resolution of many of the images is decidedly lower in this version of the PDF. (I checked against other, earlier versions of the file, and the difference is clear to the naked eye.) In addition to giving us back our bookmarks, could we pretty please have the nice higher-resolution art back? Thank you.
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Joe M June 01, 2018 11:26 pm UTC
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I'm just noticing this as well; I realized the files were about 2/3 the size when I opened it up I asked myself "did the cover get blurry, or do I need to clean my screen?"

I'm hoping they fix that. I should have a higher-res backup somewhere, but it won't have the latest errata.
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John D June 03, 2018 12:46 am UTC
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I will confess to some frustration. The first PDF, released last July, was clearly not ready for prime time. Okay, it happens, and PDFs can be updated.

Modiphius has been reasonably good about updating the files as errata become known, but this latest "update" contains no bookmarks, and blurs the otherwise fine art and cartography.

This is not how a professional publisher should behave, even in a niche market. Sure, mistakes happen, but Modiphius was made aware of the error—their error, remember—a full two weeks ago. Since then, we have not received any updated files fixing the mistakes they introduced. How long does it take to add an already existing table of contents, or to restore the image resolution at which they'd already published the document?

I'm not trying to be grumpy, but I don't feel we're being treated well as customers, and this is the sort of thing that significantly affects my decision as to whether to buy any more Modiphius products.
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John R March 21, 2018 12:40 am UTC
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There's 3 files associated with this:

(STA_MUH051060_digital_31-7-17.pdf)
(MUH051060_Printer_Friendly_PDF.pdf)
(Star_Trek_Adventures_core_book_black_text_on_white_background.pdf)

The third one keeps giving me an error when I try to download it.
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sergio P March 19, 2018 1:20 pm UTC
Could anyone tell me if the Watermarked PDF only option is printer friendly?
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Patrick G April 09, 2018 5:43 am UTC
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You get both standard and printer-friendly versions.
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Kai G March 11, 2018 10:14 am UTC
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How can I upgrade my purchased PDF to the core book and get the discount?
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Chris B March 11, 2018 3:02 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Email support@modiphius.com :-)
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