In my journey through the vast expanse of Star Trek-themed games, one early acquisition stands out – Sega's "Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator." As a young enthusiast, I vividly remember scrimping together every last bit of change from family errands to purchase this game from the treasure trove of Toys R Us. That day marked the beginning of countless afternoons spent battling Klingons on the glowing screen of my TV. However, let's be clear, it wasn't because of the game's stellar quality. Allow me to elaborate.