Star Trek Fashion – The Skant

As part of the TNG 30th Anniversary celebration, STO is giving out the Type-7 Shuttle…. and the Skant uniform as gifts. Be sure to grab them now!

Continue reading Star Trek Fashion – The Skant

Advertisements

The New Flight Deck Cruisers

There was a ship bundle that was released while I was out of commission, but it was attractive enough for me to get online just long enough to buy it while it was on sale. Which one is this, you ask? Why, it’s the Allied Flight Deck Cruiser bundle.

Continue reading The New Flight Deck Cruisers

State of the Union (September 2017)

Being waylaid for a couple of weeks doesn’t mean I haven’t been following news on STO. In fact, when you’re stuck in bed for the better part of two weeks, reading up on news online is pretty much the only reliable entertainment you get!

A few things were announced in the last couple of weeks… some of which are controversial and some are frankly troubling.

Continue reading State of the Union (September 2017)

Out of Commission

Some of you know that I’ve been dealing with some significant pain issues in the last few months; between the pain and the stress of not knowing exactly the cause, it hasn’t been a good time at all. Tomorrow I am heading in for my long-awaited surgery, where hopefully they can figure out what’s wrong and ideally fix me up.

This is going to be my last Blog post for the next little while, until (again, hopefully) I get better. Wish me luck!

The Cheuk – An exercise in speculative exobiology

Have I mentioned I am a fan of speculative history and speculative evolution? No? Well, I am! This is the sort of thing I read for fun. Today I’m going to stretch my imagination a bit and come up with background information on an original alien species, the Cheuk. I even created an alien character on Star Trek Online, Z’mi Zahl, as a representative of the Cheuk.

Continue reading The Cheuk – An exercise in speculative exobiology

The Prominent Protonic Problem

Cryptic’s Space Rebalancing took care of some long-time balancing problems, but ended up introducing a wad of new ones that, unfortunately, still haven’t been resolved. Some of the more prominent issues include the reversal of usefulness between Gravity Well (specifically, GW I and II) and Tyken’s Rift: the former has been nerfed to uselessness, while the latter is now overpowered. These two need to strike a better balance so both can be viable options, and you would think this shouldn’t be hard for Cryptic to do.

But the worst one yet? It’s the Dyson Reputation Science Console – Shield Refrequencer.

Continue reading The Prominent Protonic Problem