Beer Trek - Atmosphere
Here's a look at what
it's like to play Beer Trek with us, and some of the props we use to give our sessions a
little more atmosphere...
Historical Note, 2006 - these pictures are now 10 years old, but we will maintain the page for history's sake
This is the Beer Closet, where we stockpile Jack's excellent homebrew for Star Trek
Night. Chief O'Brien, Patron Saint of Beer Trek, smiles down on the equipment and keeps
our beer frosty.
Here's the Botany Bay (oh no!) resting at the bottom
of a mug of beer. Whoever has the Botany Bay can drop it into anyone else's beer. That
person then must respond, "Oh, no!" and cannot re-deploy it until he finishes
This is the brig. Everyone ends up in there eventually, since the only way to the
bathroom is through this doorway. Once in there, you're at the mercy of the people outside
(unless you're Gary Mitchell or something).
*Drink for a briefly visible force field.
Here's the Ceremonial Pitcher. As you can see from the top and side views, it's
made in the shape of the Enterprise insignia (TOS). Mike made this in pottery class, and
it dispenses all the tasty beer on Star Trek Night.
This is the mic. We use this to announce the drinks during a session of Beer Trek.
It's totally analog, and it makes a cool echo-y sound!