As a followup to our previous posts on rubber banding and the minigame. Some great news in that a stealth patch (applied when you login to the game) have vastly improved the playability of ESD and Starfleet Academy. The party patrol seems to have fewer bugs, and it’s easier to complete. Kudos to the team for bringing a quick fix to this. Unfortunately today’s Omega … Continue reading Stealth Patch has vastly improved the Rubberbanding effect; Minigame fix at SFA
How To: Omega Particle Stabilization Minigame The mini game is one of two missions you can accept from Q. Due to the rubber banding problem on ESD, you can find these missions by clicking on the 5 Year Anniversary Banner, select Hail, and the mission options will be available. It’s fun, not that time consuming, and the rewards are excellent (see below). Q assigns you … Continue reading How To: Omega Particle Stabilization Minigame
UPDATE 2: pweadamanteus remarks that a small fix has already been applied, and will impact players as they log in. He anticipates it will take up to 72 hours to propagate through the community. The Cryptic team is baffled by the persistent rubber banding and odd behaviors in the social zone Earth Spacedock and Starfleet Academy. For those who grew up in the 80’s it’s … Continue reading #STO ESD and Starfleet Academy Plagued by Benny Hill, patch unsuccessful. Rubberbanding being investigated.
Do you ever wonder what was behind a the thought process on a change to your favorite #STO feature? Given the major upgrade of the Bridge Officer training system, it’s nice when we get to look behind the curtain to get a better understanding of why those changes were made. This week on Tribbles in Ecstasy #151, Jeremy “Borticus” Randall offers an in depth look … Continue reading Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 151: Kurland here! – Insight into the new BOFF training system with Jeremy “Borticus” Randall
Update: They’ve taken them down. Yes it’s true they’ve reinstated login queues on Star Trek Online. New player? Returning player? Coming to check it out? Good luck. Get in line. Continue reading UGH – Return of the Dreaded #STO Login Queues. UPDATE: They’ve taken them down.
It’s normal for any launch to have issues, and the 5th Anniversary of Star Trek Online is no exception. My advice if you do try to play anything, try to keep your sense of humor. QA is a frustrating process* that your not sure if it will work until it’s really live. Oh and the new Harry Kim mission is a lot of fun 😉 … Continue reading KEEP CALM AND BUG REPORT ON – 5th ANNIVERSARY LAUNCH IS.. what we expected.
Trendy dropped a bomb this afternoon with the details released on the new lockbox and lobi ships coming on Thursday, the start of the 5th Anniversary of Star Trek Online. And by bomb I mean the 2 newest monsters courtesy of the Vaadwaur war effort, with both ships firmly in my must have column. Vaadwaur Manasa Assault Escort (Lockbox, aka ‘Intel Scimi‘) T6 Trait: Frontal … Continue reading Playable Vaadwaur & APU Ships Update
An interesting selection of Vaadwaur tech showing up in the Lobi Store and the Vaadaur lockbox due to arrive with the 5th Anniversary this Thursday. As usual the list just covers basic information with lockbox ship data due to arrive later this week. Com’on ‘Trendy, post early and surprise us. First thoughts – Lobi stuff looks more interesting than the box contents 😉 And a … Continue reading Vaadaur Lock Box Contents AND Lobi Store Additions Confirmed
Two Tribble forum postings today have given us the heads up that the officer training system will be launched incomplete. The ability to have one officer share a rare skill with another officer (at the expense of that rare officer) is no longer available. Additionally rare officers who’ve lost their special ability will be reset. Moreover for the time being you will lose the ability … Continue reading Bridge Officer training to be ‘incomplete’ at launch, will reset rare doff skills.
How much? 1,000 Qmendations. Do we get a discount for other toons? YES! Kobali starships are known for their exceptional ability to provide support to their allies in large scale starship combat. The Samsar Cruiser is a durable Kobali Tier 6 cruiser that was outfitted to fill the role of a mobile command center. Quick reference list: T6 Command/Engineering Cruiser Bridge Officer Stations: 1 Lieutenant … Continue reading Anniversary T6 Ship Revealed: Kobali Samsar Cruiser