"Doomward is ordered to investigate a spatial rift in Sector 31!" Will it create a wormhole to another galaxy? Another time? Or another universe? Who knows!
"Doomward and the Vortex" is the story of the Lyran cruiser Doomward, investigating an inversion vortex. Once near it, the ship may not even be able to determine which side of the vortex it is on!
Also included is "After the Ambush" (a cat-and-mouse story between a Romulan K5B and an Orion Light Raider), an article on the Lyran cruisers, another article about the Organians, and an article on the history of the Throne of Ozymandius. There are new scenarios for Star Fleet Battles, Federation Commander, and Federation & Empire. Other articles include everything you wanted to know about the the monster called Arastoz, how to convert SFB ships to Federation Commander, using prime teams in SFB, and the usual tactical papers for Star Fleet Battles, Federation Commander, and Federation & Empire.
New ships for Star Fleet Battles: Early Years cargo and security skiffs, sublight cargo and security skiffs, Paravian Aerie remote outpost and Early Years civilian base station, Romulan Early Years bomber and fighter ground bases, Romulan sublight bomber and fighter squadrons, armed recovery transport, Federation dreadnought heavy carrier, and the Hydran refitted Templar early dreadnought. The Federation Commander Federation old heavy cruiser and BCP battlecruiser are suitable for use with Star Fleet Battles.
New ships for Federation Commander: Federation old heavy cruiser, BCP battlecruiser, light tactical transport; Klingon D5H light tactical transport; Kzinti light tactical transport; and Lyran light tactical transport.
Supports Federation Commander, Star Fleet Battles, Federation & Empire, Prime Directive, Star Fleet Battle Force, SFB Galactic Conquest, and Star Fleet Warlord.
Colorized SSDs from this issue are sold separately, as is the Supplemental File.
Written by Stephen Cole