Reading about the pending changes to the queue system earlier today struck a mental chord with me. Beyond the rewards, and lack of choice between ground and space, and my gut-level aversion, my first thought was “this change is really meant to be a behavioral change in the way I play the game.” Put aside for the moment that many long-time players make an implicit … Continue reading An Abundance of Queues and the Paradox of Choice
Lootcritter: Hope everyone is enjoying Canada Day today, and as a special treat Hippie John has offered his take on the new Star Trek Online expansion: Victory is Life. Enjoy! My favorite Star Trek of all time to this day remains The Original Series. It’s what little kid me remembers Mom and Dad letting me watch after Saturday Morning Cartoons were over. It has that … Continue reading VICTORY IS LIFE: Expansion Review, by Hippie John
New Features: Create a Jem’Hadar Captain: Create a Jem’Hadar Captain from the character select screen. These Captains begin at level 60 upon entering the game. After choosing a faction, Jem’Hadar Captains can fly most of their chosen faction’s ships. Upon completion of the new Gamma Quadrant Arc, Jem’Hadar captains will gain access to their chosen faction’s episodes prior to the events of the Gamma Quadrant … Continue reading Holodeck Release notes for tomorrow: Victory is Life is almost here.
Yikes – it’s been a while since I last posted. Way too much on the go IRL, and little if any time leftover for my second-favourite endgame activity – nattering on about the good, the bad, and the ugly in Star Trek Online. Tonight, it’s a little more on the good news side after the bug-plagued launch of the Tzenkethi Battlezone. To be clear – I love … Continue reading Overflow Bag Clarification – Star Trek Online PC Patch notes for 2/2/17
This is still developing… more to come. I love the ships. Hints at the new content. But has it come at a price? Like many of you I was initially stunned at the choice for the next expansion of Star Trek Online. I wasn’t kidding when in my first Twitter comment I added the line ‘processing… processing..’ . What was the driving decision behind looking back to … Continue reading Initial thoughts on the Agents of Yesterday Expansion