USS Portland

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Costs: Free
Frequency: Every day
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Type: forum-based Star Trek RPG
Last-Update: 2014Apr21
Keywords: free, open-ended, www, human, startrek, rpg, abstract


The USS Portland (NCC-40424) is a Star Trek RPG set in 2391, over 10 years after the events of Voyager and Deep Space Nine. While the Dominion War may be over, the quadrant is still not a safe place and there are many threats to the Federation to deal with and adventures to be had.

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The Portland is a Miranda Class starship, commanded by Lt. Cmdr. Alenis Meru. The time-tested ship has been upgraded many times, allowing it to remain up to date long after its designers had thought was possible. The flexibility and reliability of the Miranda class, which has enabled it to remain in service for over a century, makes the Portland a perfect ship to serve as a testbed for new technologies.

The USS Portland is a proud member of Obsidian Fleet, Task Force 72, Task Group 72-A "Grey Wolves"

Our goals are to have fun, explore our characters, and tell cool and interesting stories together. If that's what you want to do, you're more than welcome on the Portland.

What do we offer?

* A play-by-forum (PBF) environment, which encourages OOC discussion and community building, and with only two other play-by-forum simms in OF, we're almost unique in offering that! * "The Lower Decks" forum - have you ever wanted to use your savvy trading skills to corner the market on self-sealing stem-bolts? Now you can! Just head on down to The Lower Decks and take advantage of your freedom to run your own side missions! * Gadgets! The Miranda Class is often used as a testbed for new Starfleet technologies, and we aim to take advantage of that. If you ever wanted to play with unique gadgets (outside the bedroom), the Portland is the ship for you! * A flexible simming platform. As a multi-role vessel, the Portland gives us the opportunity to do almost anything. Diplomatic mission? Bust out the champagne! Science mission? Align those sensors! Klingons getting up in our grill? Arm forward weapons, we're going in! * An opportunity to get in on the ground floor! With the Portland currently on a shakedown cruise, it's a chance to be a part of a brand new simm right from the get-go!

What are we looking for?

Basically anyone! No experience required - we'll help show new players the ropes! If you're willing to work with the rest of the crew to tell cool and interesting stories, we want you! We've got a host of open positions, including but not limited to:

Chief Flight Control Officer Chief Tactical Officer Chief Operations Officer Chief Security Officer Chief Engineering Officer Chief Medical Officer

For more information on Open Positions, check out our manifest.

What are we up to?

Our current mission is a shakedown cruise, testing an experimental defensive system known as "Project Mongoose." After that, it's a hop, skip and a jump to Bajor, to deliver a piece of an orb to the Bajorans.

So, if you're looking to tell cool and interesting stories, to develop and explore your character, or simply to have fun, apply for the USS Portland today:


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