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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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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

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

Guest Blogger: Only Six Missions – TOS Character: Faction or Fraction?

Lootcritter here:  Part Two of SirBoulevard’s opinion discussion on the state of the game with Agents of Yesterday.  Enjoy! SirBoulevard is back to offer his opinion on the matter.  What started as a ten-page explosion of consciousness has evolved as we find out more, and we’ve decided to offer his views in bite sized  chunks 😉 SirBoulevard is a prolific foundry author, co-leader of the E.W.O.C. … Continue reading Guest Blogger: Only Six Missions – TOS Character: Faction or Fraction?

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

Skill Revamp – End of Jan-Jutsu?

Originally posted on Captain Jan's Musings:
Close Combat Specialist, that is fun for me. There’s been a skill-revamp down on Tribble tonight. As it is with my nature, I tend to want to jump in and get to know the changes before they hit the live server, and if possible, help address the issues. I have to put it in here, that while I always… Continue reading Skill Revamp – End of Jan-Jutsu?

Wasted potential? Admiralty System reviewed.

Originally posted on Captain Jan's Musings:
Season 11 & Admiralty System Season 11 in Star Trek Online gave us an “Admiralty” system. It’s an equivalent of duty-officer system, except, the players get to use their ships for the ‘assignments’. So, what does it mean in reality? I could perhaps say ‘Doffing, with ship doff-cards’ and be done with it, but let’s look into it some… Continue reading Wasted potential? Admiralty System reviewed.

STF – Assault on Terok Nor

Originally posted on Heidy's Online Wonderland:
I’ve run the new STF – Assault on Terok Nor enough times in the past week that I feel I can write a rough guide for it. This STF is pretty brutal for PUGs, because it’s very difficult to complete without decent coordination within the team, and can be downright frustrating if you get pugged with someone who has… Continue reading STF – Assault on Terok Nor