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Star Trek
Box artwork for Star Trek.
Developer(s)Mike Mayfield
Publisher(s)Mike Mayfield
Designer(s)Mike Mayfield
Release date(s)
System(s)SDS Sigma 7, HP 2000, Data General Nova
Mode(s)Single player
SeriesStar Trek
Neoseeker Related Pages
TwitchStar Trek Channel
YouTube GamingStar Trek Channel
This is the first game in the Star Trek series. For other games in the series see the Star Trek category.

Star Trek is a text-based strategy game written by Mike Mayfield and published through various means. It was written in BASIC and was was often copied to home computers in the late 1970s when the Super Star Trek version was included in BASIC Computer Games (a compilation book containing the code of many BASIC games). Versions for a wide variety of BASICs were available, as well as ports to different languages, platforms, and more recently, the replacement of the text-based display with a variety of graphical versions.

In addition to being tied to the Star Trek subculture, popular with computer experts and programmers, Star Trek is itself a piece of hacker lore. The game was not licensed by the Star Trek franchise, but it was the first game to be widely published that was tied to Star Trek lore.

The game puts the player in command of the USS Enterprise on a mission to hunt down and destroy an invading fleet of Klingon warships.

Table of Contents

Star Trek/Table of Contents

editStar Trek series

Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator · Voyager - The Arcade Game

70s: Star Trek · Star Trek (script game) · Apple Trek

80s: 3-D Star Trek · Tari Trek · Begin: A Tactical Starship Simulation · Strategic Operations Simulator (ports) · The Promethean Prophecy · The Kobayashi Alternative · First Contact · Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Transinium Challenge · Star Trek: The Rebel Universe · Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

90's: Begin 2 · 25th Anniversary · Judgment Rites · The Next Generation - A Final Unity · Klingon · Borg · Deep Space Nine: Harbinger · Starfleet Academy · Generations · Pinball · The Next Generation: Klingon Honor Guard · The Game Show  · Starship Creator · Birth of the Federation · Secret of Vulcan Fury · Starfleet Command · Hidden Evil

2000s: Armada · Deep Space Nine: The Fallen · ConQuest Online · Klingon Academy · New Worlds · Starship Creator Warp II · Voyager: Elite Force · Deep Space Nine: Dominion Wars · Armada II · Away Team · Borg Assimilator · Starfleet Command II: Empires at War · Starfleet Command: Orion Pirates · Starfleet Command III · Bridge Commander · Elite Force II · Legacy

2010s: Star Trek Online

70s & 80s: Phaser Strike · The Motion Picture

90s: 25th Anniversary · The Next Generation: Future's Past · The Next Generation · The Next Generation: Echoes from the Past · Beyond the Nexus · Starfleet Academy · Deep Space Nine - Crossroads of Time

2000s: Invasion · Voyager - Elite Force · Shattered Universe · Tactical Assault · Legacy · Encounters · Conquest