Welcome to the Maelstrom!

Located deep in the Alpha Quadrant the Maelstrom is a realm of danger and intrigue on the edge of the final frontier. Most of the region seems designed to kill the novice explorer - Stars emit triple the amount of radiation as elsewhere in the galaxy, subspace rifts threaten to rip space apart at the seams, and quantum destabilizations can tear the timeline to pieces. Then there are the political risks of the region, with territories claimed by every major power in the Alpha Quadrant.

Nowhere in the final frontier is as scary as the Maelstrom where one false step could doom an entire galaxy.

When the threat of the Romulan Supernova emerged in the 2380s, the Federation withdrew its forces and left the worlds of the Maelstrom to fend for themselves. After almost two decades of neglect, the Federation has set its sights back upon the Maelstrom as a potential source for energy to power the galaxy into the next century, but what challenges will they face in the far reaches of the final frontier?

Welcome to the Maelstrom!

Maelstrom is a Play By E-Mail Roleplaying Game that was inspired by the events of the highly popular early 2000s video game Star Trek: Bridge Commander and Star Trek: Picard. Set aboard Deep Space 12 and the Starfleet vessels assigned to explore and represent Starfleet in the region, this RPG is set 20 years after the events of the video game and runs parallel to Season One of Star Trek: Picard.

This game is a proud member of 16th Fleet Simulations Group

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This game has been voluntarily rated:

RPG Rating 2 2 2

This game features adult language, sexual content is permitted (with some limitations), and violence may be depicted.

Despite this the game does not permit players under age 18 at present time and reserves the right to implement a trial period on any new players and/or remove players if needed.

Star Trek and all related marks, logos and characters are solely owned by CBS Studios Inc. This fan production is not endorsed by, sponsored by, nor affiliated with CBS, Paramount Pictures, or any other Star Trek franchise, and is a non-commercial fan-made production intended for recreational use. No commercial exhibition or distribution is permitted. No alleged independent rights will be asserted against CBS or Paramount Pictures.

Latest Mission Posts

» Just a Moment

Mission: Begin Again
Posted on Fri Sep 22nd, 2023 @ 10:16pm by Commodore Dazad & Lieutenant Commander Ila Emeris & Commander Iy'dan Brell & Addison Talbert MD

The doors parted and closed equally as quickly as Iy'dan entered the room. He had not sensed the presence of the person behind him as he approached the desk, turning the table top display to start a subspace comm channel with the starbase.

"Computer, Jasmine tea, hot. Dash of honey"…

» The Golden Opportunity

Mission: Begin Again
Posted on Thu Sep 21st, 2023 @ 6:05am by Lieutenant Commander Michael Harris & Commodore Dazad

Michael had arrived at Deep Space 12 and unlike the rest of the new arrivals he was not in hurry. He made sure that his belongings were transferred to the quarters that awaited him. However, that was probably the only thing that he did quickly. Rather check in like he…

» Making Contact

Mission: Begin Again
Posted on Mon Aug 7th, 2023 @ 11:02am by Lieutenant Commander Ila Emeris & Commander Iy'dan Brell & Lieutenant Commander Conall Rovaris & Lieutenant JG Ace Tidebreaker & Addison Talbert MD


Iy'dan strode through the parted doors, confidence oozing from every pore even if it was just all for show.
"Report!" he called as he took his seat at the centre of the bridge and all other dispersed around the bridge.

Having surrendered the Tactical workstation to Lieutenant Commander Rovaris,…

» Comfort

Mission: Short Treks
Posted on Fri Jul 14th, 2023 @ 3:04pm by Addison Talbert MD & Fiona "Fee" Maccafferty PhD

It wasn't lost on Addison, the discomfort that Fee was exhibiting. She had heard the woman mentioning that the clothing she was wearing wasn't fitting that well. This made Addison wonder if the woman was having trouble to get uniforms to fit her and also take her own comfort in…

» Dinner?

Mission: Short Treks
Posted on Fri Jul 7th, 2023 @ 5:34am by Addison Talbert MD & Lieutenant Commander Conall Rovaris

She didn't know why she was nervous but Addison felt that way. She had worked out some savory stew along with biscuits freshly made, she had raided the kitchen on the Geronimo, getting Vincent's help with the cooking. She had come upon him working on a dinner for Iy'den so…

Latest Personal Logs

» New Trill in town

Posted on Wed Dec 28th, 2022 @ 3:48am by Ensign Lela Tanors

Lela was settling in her new quarters aboard the SB Maelstrom, she had a few pictures to put up, and was gonna look at the replicator for some fake plants to put in her quarters to spruce it up some.
She had a window to look out into space which…