https://lootcritter.com/starship-design-with-thomas-marrone-part-one/ The article was so large, it warranted it’s own page 😉 For additional entries into the contest, please submit your answers here – or in the official threads on the forums. How to Enter: Subscribe to this blog, or to my twitter account. (pretty simple, 1 entry per, automatically every week) For BONUS entries: Post the answers to question one and two either on … Continue reading Part One: Starship Design with Thomas Marrone
This is the closest we’ll ever get to more Star Trek on television. The team at Star Trek continues have knocked another episode out of the park. Part time-travel, part morality play – Kirk and Bones find themselves caught as soldiers on the opposite sides of the American Civil War. Check it out here: http://startrekcontinues.com/episodes.html Continue reading Star Trek Continues: Divided We Stand
Contest Rules – September 28th 2015 to October 26th 2015 A full version is located here. HOW TO ENTER Subscribers to this blog (lootcritter.com) or my twitter feed (@lootcritter) automatically receive 1 (one) entry each per week of the contest. If you subscribe to both, that means 2 entries per week. Answers to the two weekly questions will earn the poster up to 2 (two) additional entries … Continue reading “Behind the Scenes” Contest Rules
Contest Rules will be posted at 9:00 PM Friday, Pacific Time (PT) (4:00 AM Saturday, GMT). I’m updating the Blog today to a new template. Unfortunately WordPress doesn’t have a reliable staging environment, so please excuse the mess as I stumble and edit on the live site 😉 Lootcritter Continue reading Website Update Today – please excuse the mess.
If you’re coming late to this news, Trendy made a very cool announcement earlier today. On the surface, the Federation is finally getting a full carrier. We can assume based on previous ships that it will be a science ship, and that is pretty cool in it’s own right. We’ve wanted a true Federation carrier since the introduction of carriers. What stands out – and … Continue reading What Team are YOU voting for? And what’s this about the feds finally getting a CARRIER?
Looking for the Win an Annorax Contest? Click Here. General: Foundry: Added missing walkways to the Ancient Iconia 02 template map. Resolved an issue which occasionally caused crashes when interacting with the UI. Fleet Research Lab: Resolved an issue that was causing the “Construct Personal Transwarp Transporter” project to not be available for Fleets that complete “Upgrade: Research Station Transwarp” first. Resolved an issue with … Continue reading Holodeck release Notes: September 24th, 2015
A few months back I started a conversation with Thomas Marrone (@thomasthecat ) on Twitter about the process of starship design at Star Trek Online. I was interested in the details, the backstory and the collaborative effort involved in making vessels for the game. Unfortunately while Twitter is immediate, 140 character responses leave a little too much to the imagination. Given my sometimes sharp comments about … Continue reading Coming Soon: “Starship Creation in STO” Q&A Series with Thomas Marrone + Starship Giveaway Contest
Review of Midnight: 5/5 Stars The final episode of the Iconian War Arc, and the culmination of five years of Star Trek Online. As a resolution to a five-year arc Midnight is both satisfying and thoughtful, and to a greater extent has realigned Star Trek Online back to the core values of Star Trek. Surprises, role reversals, and a MacGuffin – Midnight is an episode that will … Continue reading Review of ‘Midnight’: 5/5 Stars
From the ARC Forum: (thankyou to @Primar13) We will be bringing down the Redshirt server for maintenance to apply a new update: ST.52.20150823a.17. General: Midnight: Resolved an issue where leaving the mission while on either the Iconian Bridge or Star Fleet Academy and then reentering the mission would send the player back to the Iconian Bridge map instead of Sol System. Resolved an issue where … Continue reading Redshirt Release Notes: 9/15/15
Originally posted on Captain Jan's Musings:
It has been discussed so many times – the Tailor, aka the customization tool of the Star Trek Online. The opinions on it vary, but I believe I speak for quite few people, when I say, that most of us want to be able to customize our characters as much as possible. Unfortunately, as it is now, there… Continue reading Customization & Tailor restrictions in STO – Role-Player’s perspective