Trader Captains and Merchant Princes was a role-playing game supplement released by FASA, as part of their Star Trek: The Role Playing Game series. Released in 1983, this module was a first edition that would be followed by a revised book with expanded content. The 2nd edition would be released as a two-book set with FASA RPG module: Spacelanes: The Magazine of Interstellar Trade.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Simon DeWittCyrano JonesHarry Mudd
Referenced only 
Henery Schmerler

Starships and vehicles[edit | edit source]

Friday's Child (ship)USS John Paul JonesUSS PotemkinArgon-class (freighter) • Chameleon-class (trader) • Lenexa-class (freighter) • Mission-class (freighter) • Nilron-class (freighter) • Zeus-class (freighter) • repair bugyacht

Locations[edit | edit source]

Milky Way Galaxy (Alpha and Beta Quadrants
Adhara system (Adhara) • AndorAntaresAntosArgelius (Argelius) • Ariannus system (Ariannus) • Axanar system (Axanar) • Benecia system (Benecia) • BetelgeuseBonanzaCait system (Cait) • Catulla system (Catulla) • Central Navigation BeaconCerberus system (Cerberus) • CestusCochrane systemCygnia MirosDalanda VDaranDeHaDenebD'Livian VIDuo IIIDvlaakEarth (Sol system) • Earth Outpost StationsEddie's Old Time Spaceport DriveEdos system (Edos) • Enid VIFacetFederation-Romulan Neutral ZoneIllyriaJanus VIKatan IIIKeefKlaanKlestKlevaanMakusMAOMemory Alpha system (Memory Alpha) • Merchant AcademyNew Paris system (New Paris) • Novoe Petrograd system (Novoe Petrograd) • Organia system (Organia) • Orion home system (Orion homeworld) • Planet Q system (Planet Q) • RigelRRissSpicaSsleenTalos star groupTautallusTellarTheta systemTorrt VIT'RillanTwilight BaseTwilight NebulaVulcan (planet)

Races and cultures[edit | edit source]

AndorianCaitianEdoanHumanGornKatan III nativeKlingonOrganianOrionRomulanRRissithTellariteTholianVaradeeVulcan

States and organizations[edit | edit source]

Bio/Genetic Research IncorporatedChiokis Starship Construction CorporationFederationGorn AllianceGgramphud Histo-Cryogenics, Inc.Henery Schmerler, Your Singing Liquor DealerKlingon EmpireMultiplanet Metals IncorporatedNew Amsterdam Gravitics Co.Rantura Shipping LinesRomulan Star EmpireShuvinaaljis Warp Technologies IncorporatedStarfleetTachyon Micromechanics, Ltd.Tholian AssemblyWilson Energies Ltd.Xaxxi Mechanistics Ltd.

Technology and weapons[edit | edit source]

airplaneaqualanternautomatic pistolautomobilebinocularsbiocomputerbowcamerachronometercommunicatorcomputercrossbowdata cartridgedeflector shielddisruptordisruptor recharge rackdisruptor rifleearpiece receiverelectronic ID cardenvironment suitfeinbergerflitterhand laserhand phaserheartbeat readerhelicopterholographic camerahyposprayknifelanternlaser recharge racklaser riflelaser pistollaser scalpellife supportlife support beltmachine gunmedical kitmedical tricordermotorcyclephaserphaser IIBphaser pistolphaser recharge rackphaser riflepistolprotoplaserpsychotricorderrevolverrifleship-mounted weaponshotgunshuttlecraftspace stationspray dressingstarshipstun clubstunnersubcutaneous transpondersubmachine gunswordtransactortricordertype-1 phasertype-2 phaserwarp drive

Materials and substances[edit | edit source]

atmosphereclothing

Drugs and treatments[edit | edit source]

coradrenalinedylovenehyronalinemasiform-Dsterilitetri-ox compound

Food and drink[edit | edit source]

Antarean glow waterRomulan aleSaurian brandyScotch

Communications and languages[edit | edit source]

Federation StandardID cardKlingonesepiQaDVulcan language

Ranks and titles[edit | edit source]

administratoradmiralastronomerastrophysicistbotanistcaptaincargo handlerchemistcommandercommodorecrewmandepartment headdiplomatdoctorecologistengineerfirst officergeologisthelmsmanhistorianlieutenantlieutenant commandermechanicmedicmusiciannavigatorofficerpilotphysicistprincepsychologisttradersecurityzoologist

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animalartastronomyastrophysicsautomobilebotanybriberycalendarchemistrycommunicationscreditdiplomacyecologyengineeringFederation historyFederation Starfleet ranksFederation Starfleet ranks (2270s-2350s)forgerygalaxygamblinggeologygovernmentgravityhistoryhologramlanguagelawlifeformmarksmanshipmattermedicinemilitaryminingmusicmoneynavigationOrganian Peace Treatyoutpostphysicsplanetprimary universepsychologyquadrantraces and culturesrankspacespace-time continuumSpican flame gemstarstar mapstardatestar systemStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2270s-2350s)stateswimmingtechnologytimetitleuniformuniverseweaponyearzoology

Chronology[edit | edit source]

2240s 
Simon DeWitt born on Earth.
2280s (from circa reference stardate 2/15
Current time period.

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Connections[edit | edit source]

Star Trek: The Original Series RPG books
FASA The Role Playing Game ("Star Fleet Officer's Manual" • "Cadet's Orientation Sourcebook" • "Adventure Book" • "Game Operations Manual") • The Klingons (The Klingons: Star Fleet Intelligence ManualThe Klingons: Game Operation Manual) • Star Trek II: Starship Combat SimulatorStarship Tactical Combat SimulatorThe Romulans: Starfleet Intelligence ManualThe Romulan Way: Game Operations ManualStar Trek III: Starship Combat GameStar Trek III: Starship UpdateThe TriangleThe Orions: Book of Common KnowledgeThe Orions: Book of Deep KnowledgeThe FederationStar Fleet Intelligence ManualStar Fleet Intelligence Manual: Agent's Orientation SourcebookUSS Enterprise Deck PlansKlingon D-7 Deck PlansThe VanishedWitness for the DefenseTrader Captains and Merchant Princes (2nd edition) • Spacelanes: The Magazine of Interstellar TradeShip Construction ManualDenial of DestinyTermination: 1456Demand of HonorOrion RuseMargin of ProfitThe OutcastsA Matter of PrioritiesA Doomsday Like Any OtherThe Mines of SelkaStar Trek III Sourcebook UpdateThe Triangle CampaignGraduation ExerciseWhere Has All the Glory Gone?Return to AxanarThe Four Years WarDecision at MidnightImbalance of PowerOld Soldiers Never DieThe Romulan WarConflict of InterestsKlingon Intelligence BriefingThe Dixie GambitStar Trek IV Sourcebook UpdateThe White Flame Starship Combat Scenario PackThe Strider IncidentRegula-1 Orbital Station DeckplansShip Recognition Manual: KlingonsShip Recognition Manual: The FederationShip Recognition Manual: Romulans
LUG Core Game BookNarrator's ToolkitThe Andorians: Among the Clans

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