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Prelude to the Flagship Release: Thomas Marrone offers up a fictional insiders look at the Federations Flagship

During the great wasteland between TOS and TNG, fans turned to grey market productions of ship schematics and fandom supposition to feed our need for more Trek. Based in part on real world publications like Janes Defense Weekly- the defacto public source for military information in the 1980’s – some fan productions created entire mythologies and new ship classes around these publications.  Dreadnoughts, cruisers and even (gasp!) carriers skirted … Continue reading Prelude to the Flagship Release: Thomas Marrone offers up a fictional insiders look at the Federations Flagship

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First Impressions: Hands on with the 6th Ann. Krenim Science Ship

This past week Star Trek Online release four new ships: T6 Paradox Temporal Dreadnought (lobi store), T6 Tholian Tarantula Dreadnought Cruiser (Terran Lockbox Main Prize), T5 Tholian Mesh Weaver ‘Escort’ (Terran Lockbox, Rare Prize), and T6 Krenim Science ship, the 6th Anniversary mission reward for ‘Time and Tide’ I’ll have reviews for each in the coming days, in addition to guest blogger Timberwolf’s take on the … Continue reading First Impressions: Hands on with the 6th Ann. Krenim Science Ship

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Guest Blogger Timberwolf: Paradox Temporal Science Dreadnought Review

Lootcritter here: With four new ships release this past week – all of which look quite good – I’ve asked Timberwolf to give me his perspective once again.  As always he’s a great source of information and contributor over at The SHOW.  If you’re looking for advice I recommend you check out his YouTube channel, and don’t forget to listen in on The SHOW – the best Star Trek Online Podcast … Continue reading Guest Blogger Timberwolf: Paradox Temporal Science Dreadnought Review

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Guest Blogger Timberwolf: Tholian Meshweaver Review

Lootcritter here: With four new ships release this past week – all of which look quite good – I’ve asked Timberwolf to give me his perspective once again.  As always he’s a great source of information and contributor over at The SHOW.  If you’re looking for advice I recommend you check out his YouTube channel, and don’t forget to listen in on The SHOW – the best Star Trek Online Podcast … Continue reading Guest Blogger Timberwolf: Tholian Meshweaver Review

External link to Holodeck Patch Notes for 1/28/16

Holodeck Patch Notes for 1/28/16

New Featured Episode: Time and Tide The new Featured Episode “Time and Tide” 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 details, please visit the Time and Tide blog General: Improvements made to the map loading time for large maps such as ESD and DS9. Captains can once … Continue reading Holodeck Patch Notes for 1/28/16

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STO’s 6th Anniversary Blogs Begin – T6 Timeship Giveaway, Mirror Incursion Lockbox & more

Three Star Trek Online 6th Anniversary blog posts dropped this morning, plus information on all the 50th Anniversay events planned by CBS, and a little teeny-weeny bit of information – but it’s Trump-like yuuuuuge – from the recent P1 interview with Salami Inferno and Zeronius Rex. Day One Giveaway – 2 Specialization points per character! Available today only, you can claim this little gem wherever you are … Continue reading STO’s 6th Anniversary Blogs Begin – T6 Timeship Giveaway, Mirror Incursion Lockbox & more

External link to Odenknight’s Gonna Be Happy, Valiant Battle Cloak – Tribble Update for 1/20/2016

Odenknight’s Gonna Be Happy, Valiant Battle Cloak – Tribble Update for 1/20/2016

http://www.arcgames.com/en/forums/startrekonline/#/discussion/1210527/tribble-maintenance-and-release-notes-january-20-2016 Coldsnapped posted the Tribble notes on the main forums.  While no major hints about the upcoming Anniversary Event (Yay! Omega Particles), or the new flagships, there was a welcomed reference to the recent Valiant set, where having the quad cannons included upgrades your fedcloak to Battle Cloak.   Details to follow.  Frankly I still think that an integral cloak would have been the right thing to do, but … Continue reading Odenknight’s Gonna Be Happy, Valiant Battle Cloak – Tribble Update for 1/20/2016

External link to Tribble Test Tomorrow – Omega Particles

Tribble Test Tomorrow – Omega Particles

As the forum pages don’t render well on some devices, here’s Trendy’s Post: Hey folks, As one of my many forward-facing initiatives, I’m setting up a testing event tomorrow 1/14 @ 11:30 AM PST (When is that in your Timezone?) on Tribble. My goal is to break the Omega Particle and I need your help. Last year during the Anniversary event, we encountered some issues … Continue reading Tribble Test Tomorrow – Omega Particles

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First Impressions: Hands on with the T6 Rezreth Breen Dreadnought

First published on Dec 21st 2015 – Reposted for the console players. A Science Captain’s Drain-Build Sweet Spot Backstory: The Star Trek Online’s Winter Event has always been something I personally look forward to. Regardless of your skill level, or for that matter your rank (min 15), the Winter Event was an opportunity to have some fun, and purchase cool prizes from gameplay rewards. Players of all … Continue reading First Impressions: Hands on with the T6 Rezreth Breen Dreadnought

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Guest Blogger Timberwolf: Rezreth Dreadnought Cruiser Review & Video

Lootcritter here: I’m a few hours away from posting my long-gestating review of the same ship, so in the meantime Timberwolf is offering his take on the new Winter Wonderland reward.  As always he’s a great source of information and contributor over at The SHOW.  If you’re looking for advice I recommend you check out his YouTube channel, and don’t forget to listen in on The SHOW – … Continue reading Guest Blogger Timberwolf: Rezreth Dreadnought Cruiser Review & Video