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Star Trek Adventures: Kobayashi Maru Supplement (FREE)

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Test Your Mettle Against the Classic No-Win Scenario!

Attention, cadets! Now is your chance to step up and attempt the most important test of your Academy career. When a disabled freighter near the Klingon Neutral Zone sends out a distress signal, you and your crew must respond. How will you fare during the Kobayashi Maru scenario?

This standalone 15-page PDF adventure by Jo Kreil is for the Star Trek Adventures Roleplaying Game and is set during The Original Series era. This adventure also contains advice for adaptation for use in campaigns based in other Star Trek eras.

This is a PDF product; upon purchase you will be e-mailed a link to access the PDF. There is no print version of this product. 

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Rodrigo F July 16, 2020 3:18 pm UTC
I assume cadets aren't supposed to know what the test is _really_ about, right?
Also, I assume most players _might_ know.

Is this disparity of knowledge addressed somehow?
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Jim J July 16, 2020 8:51 pm UTC
Not really. It's up to the gamemaster as to how to present it. Running it at a con or for a group not familiar with Star Trek would probably set it up as a surprise, but telling anyone familiar with Star Trek that you'll be running them through Kobayashi Maru should set their expectations appropriately. And maybe encourage them to get creative on how to try and beat the test.
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Josie K July 18, 2020 7:40 pm UTC
Hi! The author here. The scenario leaves it very open to the gamemaster. Pretty much as Jim stated, unless the player does not know anything about Star Trek they are likely fully aware of what the Kobayashi Maru scenario entails. However, the focus is more on how the players deal with it as well as a moral dilemma that comes up. It can easily serve as a set up for a campaign depending on how they handle this test.
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Rodrigo F July 20, 2020 12:22 am UTC
Thanks for taking the time to answer Jim & Josie!
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