Random Encounters: The Adventure Begins!
Star Frontiers Basic Rules Book, art by Larry Elmore
That was when you didn’t have to specify “tabletop” when describing an RPG because all RPGs were tabletop, played with paper, pencil & dice. SF was played with 2 plastic 10-sided die, a decahedron that had number shaped indentations on each face that could be filled in with a white wax crayon.
The back of the boxed set promised that players could:
“Play the role of a Dralasite, Vrusk, Human or Yazirian.
By playing one of these, you become a member of the Galactic Task Force. Your mission is to defend the galaxy against ruthless adversaries. It’s a tough job, but you’re equipped for just about anything!”
I don’t know anything about protecting the galaxy from adversaries but as…
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