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Blast from the Past: TOS-Era Jayce’s Navy Interstellar

What? Did you think the Cryptic Cat was the only one writing and designing? We had Agents of Yesterday and the 50th Anniversary! So to celebrate those milestones, here’s a FULL issue of Jayce’s from the 23rd Century, recently recovered from a ship near the neutral zone! Special thanks to Thomas Marrone for his unwavering support as usual, and our lovely host, Lootcritter, for his … Continue reading Blast from the Past: TOS-Era Jayce’s Navy Interstellar

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Review: Echoes of Light – 4/5 Stars

Mission Brief Exploration-intense episode Trek-heavy dialogue that hints at multiple, complex storylines A pastiche of Trek source material and classic TV sci-fi Incredible environmental artwork Eminently repeatable Worthwhile, usable rewards 4/5 Stars SPOILERS AHEAD – but hey, it’s been 4 weeks since it’s release 😉 It’s our first mission since the conclusion of the Future Proof storyline, and we are ready for some non-temporal adventures this time … Continue reading Review: Echoes of Light – 4/5 Stars

Tribble Update offers relief for PC players with lighting, resolution, and kit issues.

Coldsnapped just posted these updates for testing on Tribble with three fixes for the three main issues with the Artifacts release. Tribble has been updated to: ST.66.20161016a.10 General: Resolved an issue where some kits and kit modules had gone missing with the launch of the kit revamp. Resolved an issue where the resolution scale in the graphics options would default to a low setting. Resolved … Continue reading Tribble Update offers relief for PC players with lighting, resolution, and kit issues.

Massive Holodeck Update

Hold onto your Butts New Featured Episode: Echoes of Light The new Featured Episode “Echoes of Light” has been added to the Featured Episode tab in the journal. This episode can be played by captains who are level 10 or higher. For more information, please visit the “Echoes of Light” blog: http://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/10214203-new-featured-episode%3A-echoes-of-light New Fleet Holding: Starbase K-13 Rebuild the 23rd Century Starbase K-13, found after … Continue reading Massive Holodeck Update

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Fleet Holding First Look: K-13 Consoles, Kit Modules, Traits, Androids and TOS-Themed Weapons

UPDATED Again: TOS Bridge Officers, Hidden Easter Eggs in orbit, Stacking Skill Boost Doffs, 23rd C Training Manuals (YAY) and SEXY ANDROID Boffs now added. K-13 has finally made its way to the Tribble Test server, offering up a first-hand view of the upcoming kits, consoles (OMG Penetration), and gear.  This first post contains fairly hi-res images – you’ve been warned – sorry for the long load … Continue reading Fleet Holding First Look: K-13 Consoles, Kit Modules, Traits, Androids and TOS-Themed Weapons

Guest Blogger Timberwolf: Kelvin Timeline Vengeance and Constitution

Lootcritter here: I’m preparing two reviews for the Klingon and Romulan entries to the Kelvin ship set, and Timberwolf is back with his take on the two Federation cruisers.   As always Timberwolf is a great source of information and new contributor over at The Pilot Review Show.  If you’re looking for advice I recommend you check out his YouTube channel. Kelvin Timeline Intel Dreadnought (Vengeance) Grade: Solid A … Continue reading Guest Blogger Timberwolf: Kelvin Timeline Vengeance and Constitution

Guest Blogger Timberwolf: 26th Century Star Ships Review

Lootcritter here: Expansion Three may appear to be short on content, but with 12 new Zen ships, 3 lockbox ships and now a T6 Marauder, plus an entirely new set Temporal powers, reputation, and specialization – this has been a hell of a week.  One might say this expansion has altered the meta in-game substantially. Timberwolf is back with his take on the 26th-century ships that … Continue reading Guest Blogger Timberwolf: 26th Century Star Ships Review

AOY Admiralty Cards (Including the Vengeance & T’laru)

A tad overwhelmed at the moment – 12 ships pending for review including the Vengeance for Lobi, but not one of the lockbox ships.  While some players did manage to get these, the RNG gods once again gave me the Royal stink eye. Ah well, I was lucky before – but I think I’ll wait for their appearance in the Infinity Lockboxes next year before … Continue reading AOY Admiralty Cards (Including the Vengeance & T’laru)

Release/Patch notes for Agents Of Yesterday

Well, it’s finally here and like many long-time fans of Star Trek Online, I’m stuck with deciding where my efforts go first.  On top of what we already know – two additional cross-faction episodes have been added at this point of the release. Among the previously not ‘revealed’ is a new STF called The Battle of Procyon V.  It also includes significant changes to powers … Continue reading Release/Patch notes for Agents Of Yesterday

Attention to Detail – The Little Things in Agents of Yesterday

Updated with the proper credits as to the team, and further explanation of the origins of the symbols used.  Ironic and embarrassing considering the title of this blog post 😉 This hasn’t gotten a lot of attention yet, but the attention to detail in the upcoming Agents of Yesterday expansion has many Tailor fans excited. How you say? Imagine if each class of ship had their own … Continue reading Attention to Detail – The Little Things in Agents of Yesterday