It’s been another busy week, not just for STO but me as well. I’m 6 weeks away from launching a new web project (not STO related), and the office has me chained to a cubicle. What makes the added work bearable is that Star Trek is being filmed a few hundred meters from me. Have I seen anything yet? Nope. But if you hear about … Continue reading Recap: Delta Fleet Holding, Versatile [class] Kits, Trait Expansion Slots
If you missed today’s extended outage, you’ll be pleased to know Cryptic wasted no time in offering a nice bonus to everyone who had been inconvenienced. If you’re not already aware Cryptic has been making significant hardware performance improvements as one of the 3 elements to reduce lag experienced in the game. Added to recent code changes (some yet to be deployed), today’s improvements … Continue reading Extended Outage – Nice Bonus – And less lag?
Trendy posted yesterday the updated stats for the three ‘new’ T6 Battlecruiser updates for the Federation Arbiter, Klingon Kurak and Romulan Morrigu (aka The Morrigan). These Tier 6 Battlecruisers will be made available soon. These starships have fleet and non-fleet variants, and the non-fleet versions are available in two ways: Individually (2500 ZEN each for this weekend only!) Bundle of all three non-fleet ships (5000 ZEN for this … Continue reading T6 – Battlecruiser / Heavy Warbird Comparison Chart, T5 Pricing needs a drop
General: Resolved an issue where many audio clips were missing from numerous episodes. Resolved a typo in the Dinaes Heavy Destroyer’s class name. Resolved a graphics related issue which will improve the performance of zones with heavy amounts of FX and animation. Known Issues: Some of the new Summer Event clothing clips with other pieces of clothing as well as arms and legs of players. … Continue reading Tiny Patch notes for Tribble – 06/24/15
If you’re a fan of metrics and data visualizations about anything, this article may be for you. If you’re a fan of MMO’s this is a revealing, well-written story about the gaming audience. FYI – This is not a post about STO. Some Things You Should Know About STEAM by Sergey Galyonkin Continue reading Data Mining – Some Things You Should Know About STEAM.
Previously to the launch of the Delta Recruit program, I had completed – as had thousands of others – the Defera episode titles more times than I can count. Most of us completed the episode run at least 1x per alt, and some a few more than that primarily for the rewards. Even more of us used the Defera Dailies as a quick route for … Continue reading Defera Dilithium Dilemma – Problem (I think) Identified
Trendy posted the Tribble update on the brand-spanking-new Vanilla forums, featuring a pair of edits we’ve been asking for. Unfortunately they don’t go quite far enough – but – I understand the reasons why are technical, and not necessarily an easy fix Catch my notes below. Meanwhile crafters across the quadrant are rejoicing… NO MOAR PVP MODSI Whaaaat? Mathematically speaking, this should increase your chances for mods … Continue reading Tribble Patch Notes for 06/19/15 – “Death” of the PVP Crafting Mod
Just completed “Time in a Bottle” with an appearance by Nog. We knew early on when the Krenim didn’t make an appearance during Delta Rising that Cryptic had something interesting planned. ** Spoiler Free review ** The mission is surprisingly short, in terms of activities and goals Although we do get Herald combat in space and on the ground, the value in the episode is in the … Continue reading Update: Time in a Bottle Rewards at EPIC
Check out the rewards for our new Episode "Time in a Bottle" including the Ferengi Dance emote http://t.co/X9E3qw3fxo pic.twitter.com/oDATbpCyJZ — Star Trek Online (@trekonlinegame) June 17, 2015 Crypticrock posted this update: Each week we’ll be rolling out an additional reward for the Featured Episode “Time in a Bottle.” This week’s reward is theChroniton Split Beam Rifle. In addition, the first completion of “Time in a Bottle” … Continue reading Time in a Bottle Rewards