Red Shirt Deaths
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Join Date: Dec 2007
04-29-2010, 04:31 AM
Two games did this, "Star Trek 25th Anniversary" and it's sequel "Judgement Rites". There was even an episode in "Judgement Rites" where a redshirt got on Kirk about all the redshirt deaths...
Basically in the plot of each episode there was a place where if you made a mistake your redshirt would die. The idea was to avoid it, as it affected your mission score.
If we ever got ground missions that didn't involve pressing running around and pressing F by shiny things or killing everything that moves, perhaps something like this could be done, except one of your boffs could "die" (be unavailable for the rest of that mission), etc.