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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

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Guest Blogger Sir Boulevard: Agents of Yesterday Review

Lootcritter here:  SirBoulevard is back with his take on the third expansion in Star Trek Online: Agents of Yesterday.  Not to worry – his series on the state of the game is very much alive in this post. SirBoulevard is a prolific foundry author, co-leader of the E.W.O.C. fleet, he’s a guy who thinks he can build a canon build and DPS at the same time. We … Continue reading Guest Blogger Sir Boulevard: Agents of Yesterday Review

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

Timberwolf’s​ Interview With Borticus – Torpedos, Plasma Consoles & other special Snowflakes

Timberwolf pulled off a major coup with tough questions and insights from Star Trek Online’s own Borticus on a number of topics including the new Temporal abilities, why torpedos work they way they do and what’s being looked at, and a wide-ranging discussion on consoles and other abilities. If you’re a fan of kinetic builds – this interview is a must-watch. Eye-opening to say the least. … Continue reading Timberwolf’s​ Interview With Borticus – Torpedos, Plasma Consoles & other special Snowflakes

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

Guest Blogger SirBoulevard – Part 3 When STO Went Wonderfully Right

Lootcritter here:  Part Three of SirBoulevard’s opinion discussion on the state of the game with Agents of Yesterday.  Enjoy!  Check out Part One and Part Two if you’ve missed them. SirBoulevard is back to offer his opinion on the matter.   This week a look back to the Legacy of Romulus – the first major expansion to Star Trek Online. SirBoulevard is a prolific foundry author, co-leader of … Continue reading Guest Blogger SirBoulevard – Part 3 When STO Went Wonderfully Right

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

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Confirmation about AoY content from a reliable source

“The Future is the past.  The past is the future.  It all gives me a headache.” – Capt. Janeway So does the belief that episodes have to occur one after the other; three leads to four, four to five, and six ends up on ESD in the 24 25th century.  The last 24 hours has been a headache with many Star Trek Online enthusiast’s wondering … Continue reading Confirmation about AoY content from a reliable source

Timberwolf Interviews Salami Inferno

Lootcritter here: I’ve just finished the 3rd and 4th episodes of Agents of Yesterday and I half to say the content is far more crazy than I originally imagined.  It’s ridiculously immersive, well written and if you’re a fan of TOS and [REDACTED], this is what leveling should have been from the start.  More on that once AoY goes live. In the meantime, Timberwolf has scored an interview with Stephen Ricossa  (Salami Inferno) … Continue reading Timberwolf Interviews Salami Inferno

Rant: On ‘best’ Star Trek & choices

Originally posted on Captain Jan's Musings:
Here’s almost taboo question among Star Trek fans, that is, unless you want to incite flames – Best Star Trek, what is Trek and what is not? A heated discussion among the Star Trek fans, whenever this even pops up. It’s as if you said to a Klingon that his mother’s forehead was smooth. That kind of bad.… Continue reading Rant: On ‘best’ Star Trek & choices