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Opinion: The Trouble with (and a Solution for) Public Queues in Star Trek Online

The queues have been in terrible shape since the launch of Delta Rising back in October of 2014. A confluence of game changes hit the F2P community hard, resulting in among other things, a massive drop in the number of players in the public queues. While we can argue where they went and why (or if the numbers reported are even accurate), the bottom line … Continue reading Opinion: The Trouble with (and a Solution for) Public Queues in Star Trek Online

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Whos Star Trek is it Anyways? Axanar and the ‘Starship Bridge Too Far’

The following is an opinion piece, and it’s not about Star Trek Online. With multiple fan productions trying to provide us with new classic trek in a manner tolerated by CBS,  multiple licensed video games, a new television series looking better by the day for 2017, and another alternate-universe movie due on the big screen – Star Trek is still a force in 2016. Has any of … Continue reading Whos Star Trek is it Anyways? Axanar and the ‘Starship Bridge Too Far’

Breach Lag – it’s that special kind of fun that keeps on giving.

Disclaimer: Lag happens for many reasons, including my own connection and hardware. However, after this mornings lag, I’m beginning to wonder if… Lag is a lot like the Sasquatch. Unless you’re smelling him while pulling foot-long hairs from between your teeth, he doesn’t actually exist. You can watch YouTube footage, read countless reports of sightings (smellings, footprints) and still wonder aloud, “you guys are nuts.” … Continue reading Breach Lag – it’s that special kind of fun that keeps on giving.

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Guest Blogger Timberwolf: Galor Class Review

Lootcritter here: While we’re grinding our way through the limited time ‘The Breach’ and testing the new skills system over on Tribble – Timberwolf had a chance to review the Galor. As always he’s a great source of information and contributor over at The SHOW.  If you’re looking for advice I recommend you check out his YouTube channel, and don’t forget to listen in on The SHOW – … Continue reading Guest Blogger Timberwolf: Galor Class Review

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Once more unto the Breach dear friends – or in our case, “Into the Breach” is BACK!

With a healthy nod to Henry V.(Act III, Scene I), Star Trek Online has announced that yes ‘The Breach’ is returning as a limited time special event.  Back in October (2015) the developers removed ‘The Breach’ from the STF lists with an eye on improving the run for an eventual return.  Originally introduced in November 2013 as part of Season Eight: The Sphere, The Breach was the … Continue reading Once more unto the Breach dear friends – or in our case, “Into the Breach” is BACK!