The Tier 6 Sovereign Bundle

Lootcritter here: My fleetmate Locutus has put together a review of the T6 Sovy set, including the Whiz Kids Command variant.  I have a review pending myself, so in the meantime I highly recommend you check out his review. Or maybe more accurately, the Tier 5.66 Sovereign Bundle.  With the dawn of a TOS Constitution Tier 6, you just know that Cryptic was going to eventually … Continue reading The Tier 6 Sovereign Bundle

Guest Blogger Timberwolf: T5 Steamrunner/Blockade Runner Escort Retrofit Review

Lootcritter here:  Timberwolf is back with a review of the T5 Steamrunner, recently added to the Z-Store after a long period of being a Steam-Exclusive offering. As always Timberwolf is a great source of information and new contributor over at The Pilot Review Show.  If you’re looking for advice I recommend you check out his YouTube chan ::Open Communications:: Now, for those of you that follow me, I … Continue reading Guest Blogger Timberwolf: T5 Steamrunner/Blockade Runner Escort Retrofit Review

STO Patch Notes for Holodeck – Sept 1st/16

Amanda has just posted this weeks patch notes with a few notables – including registry number updates for Starfleet ships. General: Resolved an issue involving player stances which would occasionally cause a crash. All Starfleet ships may now have registry numbers ranging from 100-999999. T6 Temporal Light Cruiser Customization: Type 7 and Upgrade materials now available on all variants of the Temporal Light Cruiser [T6]. TOS … Continue reading STO Patch Notes for Holodeck – Sept 1st/16

Future Lockbox weapons to become ACCOUNT Bound when equipped.

Today’s release notes included this little bit of interesting QOL improvement: All lock box weapon types have been made to uniformly use the binding rule of Account-Bind-on-Equip. Existing bound versions cannot be unbound, but future obtained versions of these weapons will reflect this change. The following energy types were updated to match this uniform binding rule: Chronoplasma Coalition Disruptor Elachi Crescent Disruptor Fluidic Antiproton Nanite … Continue reading Future Lockbox weapons to become ACCOUNT Bound when equipped.

Lockboxes, Lobi and what defines value for you?

@LootCritter "items of value" — This is very subjective. How do you define it? — Jeremy Randall (@BorticusCryptic) April 15, 2016 This is not an anti-lockbox rant. What started as a philosophical question from Borticus on Twitter – “How do you define the ‘item of value’” – grew into a critique of the current lockbox in a private message from me missing the point entirely. How … Continue reading Lockboxes, Lobi and what defines value for you?

External link to Tribble Release Notes:EC Cap on the Exchange goes to 1 Billion

Tribble Release Notes:EC Cap on the Exchange goes to 1 Billion

http://www.arcgames.com/en/forums/startrekonline/#/discussion/1208959/tribble-maintenance-and-release-notes-december-7-2015 Coldsnapped posted this interesting update earlier today: General: Admiralty: The Tholian Meshweaver’s Admiralty Ship now has the correct maintenance timer of 12 hours. The Tholian Escort’s special ability now correctly gives +8 science per Engship or Tacship. The Mirror Temporal Dreadnought now has the correct maintenance timer of 18 hours. The Mirror Temporal Dreadnought now has the correct stats which add up to 126. … Continue reading Tribble Release Notes:EC Cap on the Exchange goes to 1 Billion

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Week Three of Starship Design with… Delayed. More to come…

Hi all – This weeks post – Week There of Starship Design with Thomas Marrone – has been delayed.  LaughingTrendy was involved in a car accident earlier (and she’s fine), however that’s pushed back a number of deadlines.  Due to the length of the blog, it needs to pass before a number of people before it can be released.  I’ll post an update when I know more. Don’t worry … Continue reading Week Three of Starship Design with… Delayed. More to come…

Holodeck release Notes: September 24th, 2015

Looking for the Win an Annorax Contest?  Click Here. General: Foundry: Added missing walkways to the Ancient Iconia 02 template map. Resolved an issue which occasionally caused crashes when interacting with the UI. Fleet Research Lab: Resolved an issue that was causing the “Construct Personal Transwarp Transporter” project to not be available for Fleets that complete “Upgrade: Research Station Transwarp” first. Resolved an issue with … Continue reading Holodeck release Notes: September 24th, 2015

Coming Soon: “Starship Creation in STO” Q&A Series with Thomas Marrone + Starship Giveaway Contest

A few months back I started a conversation with Thomas Marrone (@thomasthecat ) on Twitter about the process of starship design at Star Trek Online. I was interested in the details, the backstory and the collaborative effort involved in making vessels for the game. Unfortunately while Twitter is immediate, 140 character responses leave a little too much to the imagination. Given my sometimes sharp comments about … Continue reading Coming Soon: “Starship Creation in STO” Q&A Series with Thomas Marrone + Starship Giveaway Contest

Redshirt Release Notes: 9/15/15

From the ARC Forum: (thankyou to @Primar13) We will be bringing down the Redshirt server for maintenance to apply a new update: ST.52.20150823a.17. General: Midnight: Resolved an issue where leaving the mission while on either the Iconian Bridge or Star Fleet Academy and then reentering the mission would send the player back to the Iconian Bridge map instead of Sol System. Resolved an issue where … Continue reading Redshirt Release Notes: 9/15/15