The Final Frontier

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The Final Frontier
Eamon adventure #133
The Final Frontier intro.png
Author Bob Slemon
Released January 1987
Revised 29 July 1990
EAG number 133
EDX number 15-12
EDX set Classic Eamon Adventures, Vol. 3
Native format Apple DOS 3.3

The Final Frontier, also known as Eamon Trek, is an Eamon adventure written by Bob Slemon.

Premise

From the introduction:

Hokas Tokas turns off his future-vision machine and says Eamon Trek is not your ordinary adventure as it is set in the Galaxy Eamon with each space room set as a sector. Each sector is 10 parsecs cubed. Sector (7,0,20) would be 7 north, 0 east and 20 up from the main galactic barrier reference point.

He continues, "Co-ordinates go from 0 to 20 so simple mathematics tells you there are over 9000 space rooms! But some sectors have stars with habitable planets or space stations. But beware of the Nebuleans. The United Federation of Eamon occupies space from 0 to 8 up. The Neutral Zone is 9 to 10 up and Nebulean space is from 11 to 20 up. Of course, some commands have changed over the centuries and new ones have been added. Your assignment is to rescue a scientist, Dr D. Brown, who has been captured by the Nebuleans. You must complete your quest by star date 3750."

Hokas ushers you into a clear tube and retreats behind a panel, twists some dials and waves as you feel a strange tingling sensation.

Hit any key to teleport to 23rd century.

Walkthrough

⚠️ A walkthrough is needed for this adventure. Please consider adding one!
⚠️ A map is needed for this adventure. If you have one, please consider contributing!

Locations

Within "the Galaxy Eamon" (the Milky Way Galaxy) space is divided into sectors of 10 cubic parsecs, each one identified by coordinates north (x), east (y), and up (z) from the "galactic barrier reference point". The adventure takes place in the coordinate range 0 to 20 which contains 9,261 sectors, many of which are empty but some of which contain habitable planets or space stations.

The United Federation of Eamon controls the space from z-coordinate 0 to 8. The Neutral Zone is from 9 to 10, and Nebulean-controlled space extends from 11 to 20.

Key locations within this volume:

Name x y z Region
Sol 3 2 4 3 Federation
Star Base Alpha 17 8 6 Federation
Star Base Beta 8 15 2 Federation
Betelgeuse 16 19 7 Federation
Sirius 11 4 10 Neutral
Antares 5 12 17 Nebulean
Rigel 7 15 13 Nebulean
Deneb 19 4 8 Federation
Arcturus 9 15 9 Neutral
Canopus 8 11 16 Nebulean

Trivia

  • The stardate given in the introduction — 3750 — is in the range used during the second season of the original Star Trek television series, first aired 1967–1968, and corresponds to the late 2260s.

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