In my never-ending search for all things Star Trek I sometimes come across something completely new to me, the odd curiosity, or indeed just plain odd things. Today I would like to present my latest discovery: Canada Games' Star The Trek Next Generation "action game", The Final Frontier(ad)- Why is this odd? Because it contains tobogganing Ferengi marbles!!
The Ferengi are up to their capitalist ways again. They have overrun the engineering room and are going after the energy matter/anti-matter reaction chamber. They are trying to steal the dilithium crystals to sell on the open market. These crystals are the energy system on the USS Enterprise. They would secure at least 5000 bars of gold pressed latinum for the Ferengi, and would turn the Starship Enterprise incapable of warp travel. Your mission is to defend the engineering room against the Ferengi and not let them get away with any of the crystals. Your mission is clear... Engage!
Have your tractor beams (scoops) ready, to catch the Ferengi as they shoot out of the five Jefferies Tubes under the engineering room. Players pull the phaser out of the matter/anti-matter reaction chamber. The Ferengi and crystal will randomly shoot out of the base. Catch the Ferengi and keep your USS Enterprise scoring disk from breaking up. Catch the dilithium crystal and lose a piece of your Starship Enterprise.
How odd that capturing the prized dilithium results in losing!