Any thoughts on using the minis for the new Star Trek Adventures RPG
? Has anyone tried out the rpg
during the past year in semi-open beta? The rules have ship combat as well as construction and I'm dipping my toes into the latter for my blog.
You might get a better response in the RPG
sub-forum. I've seen the ads and such for the RPG
game, but don't really know much about it and I wasn't even aware it included any ship combat rules.
Also, Amarillo Design Bureau (the maker of the miniatures being discussed in this thread) is contractually limited to TOS
, so they don't sell any ships suitable for TNG or later. That means the Federation Constitution Class heavy cruiser, the Klingon D-7 Cruiser, the Romulan War Bird and the Tholian Patrol Cruiser are the only "official" ships they sell. Everything else is in-house extrapolations of additional ships and even empires and is limited to their own game universe. These other ships would not match anything in the RPG
even for the TOS
For doing ship combat in the RPG
you might be better looking at the ships from Star Trek: Attack Wing
and Star Trek: Armada
, as they include ships from the official "expanded universe" of the sequel TV series and movies.