Guest Blogger sirboulevard – Dawning of the Age of Aquarius: How to Make Console Pets Better

Lootcritter here: My ship reviews are in progress and yes, the much-delayed Hestia review is forthcoming.  One of the drawbacks of the Hestia (it is a great ship) is that the pet mechanics are dreadful.  Unless you’re very lucky, the console pets in Star Trek Online are underwhelming. So while I’m neck-deep in the new Skills system over on Tribble, we have another guest editorial on the status of console pets by sirboulevard. … Continue reading Guest Blogger sirboulevard – Dawning of the Age of Aquarius: How to Make Console Pets Better

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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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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