First Impressions: A 16-year old’s hands on with the XBOX Console version of STO

Lootcritter here: I’m a PC gamer and while I have played on consoles in the past, I’m much more comfortable with a keyboard and mouse when it comes to gaming. Getting my ass thoroughly kicked by my nephew on XBOX likely guarantee’s I’ll never switch ūüėČ I reached out to my nephew last Tuesday and asked if he’d like to provide feedback on Star Trek … Continue reading First Impressions: A 16-year old’s hands on with the XBOX Console version of STO

A Conversation with @LaughingTrendy – Insights on Her Role As Community Manager

Insight into the inner workings¬†at Star Trek Online and by extension Cryptic isn’t something we don’t get to know about on a daily basis. Beyond the great podcasts with the executive producers and development team members we see (and listen) to prior to a release, the role of community manager is a bit of an assumption by many. I had the chance to get to … Continue reading A Conversation with @LaughingTrendy – Insights on Her Role As Community Manager

Starship Design with Thomas Marrone – Part Five

It’s been an amazing 5 weeks, and I hope you’ve enjoyed the blog series and contest! ¬†We’ll begin tallying the entries Wednesday evening, with the drawing taking place Friday evening. ¬†Winner will be announce in the blog here AND on the forums over at Cryptic. https://lootcritter.com/starship-design-with-thomas-marrone-part-five/ For additional entries into the contest, please submit your answers here – or in the official threads on the … Continue reading Starship Design with Thomas Marrone – Part Five

Bloggery Overload – 2 Blog posts on Starship Design with Thomas Marrone

Bloggery Overload this week with 2 posts, 1 a few days late, the other a few days early! I’ll be on a plane next Monday, so we’re extending the entry time for both weeks until Tuesday, October 20th 2015. https://lootcritter.com/starship-design-with-thomas-marrone-part-three/ https://lootcritter.com/starship-design-with-thomas-marrone-part-four/ For additional entries into the contest, please submit your answers here – or in the official threads on the forums. How to Enter:¬† Subscribe … Continue reading Bloggery Overload – 2 Blog posts on Starship Design with Thomas Marrone

Status Report on the Operational Support Team

Update Interview with @LaughingTrendy AKA #BugSmasher Initiative Back on August 21st 2015 we reported on the start of the Operational Support Team initiative driven by @LaughingTrendy, a player-supported bug reporting and dev-managed application process. What sets this apart from previous efforts is that the developers are actively experiencing and watching the issues as they happen, while the reporting players have been given access to a … Continue reading Status Report on the Operational Support Team