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The Spacedock: The Advanced Starship and Construction Manual is a sourcebook authored by Steven Long and released following Last Unicorn Games loss of the Star Trek RPG licence. It was released for free online.
Spacedock is based on the Icon rule system used by LUG for its Role playing game and contains the rules need to build and operate a starship. Five ship recognition manuals were also released by Long based on and expanding the Spacedock rules for Starfleet, Cardassian Union, Klingon Empire, TOS era and Romulan Star Empire.
Use in Star Trek: The Farthest Star
Information from the Spacedock sourcebook has been utilised in the series. Mostly the names and classifications of the Starfleet ships listed in the sourcebook as well as some of the information regarding the technology used by starships.
- Spacedock: The Advanced Starship and Construction Manual article at Star Trek Expanded Universe, the fanon Star Trek wiki.