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Poll of the week: Simming the Directive

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The Prime Directive. One of the most important Federation principles. The idea of non-interference, to avoid playing God. All Star Trek fans know about it, know what it means. And we have seen and enjoyed the moral debates this general order has created for our favourite characters.

Now, when we sim, we bring our characters to that same world, and they are bound by the same Prime Directive. We create new worlds, new species and cultures, and sometimes they are faced with the same moral issues the characters in the series had. Therefore, we ask: do our characters keep the Prime Directive in mind? Are they faced with its consequences, are they sometimes put against the ropes in order to obey it?

How often do our characters encounter situations where the Prime Directive applies? How present is it in their lives? Come and tell us!

This is a new post in our category Simming Questions. Here we will be asking questions about our community, our characters and our writing, and how you interact with it all.

About John Valdivia

John Valdivia is a Terran from New Berlin, Luna. After some years of service on the USS Discovery-C and a short break from Starfleet, he is currently the Chief Science Officer of the USS Darwin-A.
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