Fair Warning: Event Ships Currency & Exclusivity Changes Inbound

With the Summer Risian Event just a few weeks away, and the Crystalline Entity almost complete – Star Trek Online has updated the currency options for major (ship) prizes.  The changes are not a nerf, but contain both a decent compromise and an unfortunate change.  Here’s a summary of the changes to the currencies that impact ship rewards: Event ship rewards are no longer ‘exclusive’.   Previously before … Continue reading Fair Warning: Event Ships Currency & Exclusivity Changes Inbound

6th Anniversary Main Giveaway – T6 Krenim Science Ship Stats

Posted this morning on the Star Trek Online Blog: the Krenim Science Ship Lootcritter:  My initial impression is WOW.  For a free* ship this looks like a lot of fun.  All the benefits of a science ship (sensor analysis, subsystem targeting, shield bonus), and enough flexibility for a variety of builds with decent tactical capability. But of course, I’m heavily biased towards any science ship;) … Continue reading 6th Anniversary Main Giveaway – T6 Krenim Science Ship Stats

Rush to Judgment – Why the Jupiter-class isn’t DOA…. yet.

Prejudging a ship before we’ve had a chance to get our hands on it comes with a risk, especially when that ship involves an entirely new mechanic. I made assumptions about Pilots ships without knowing their actual value in-game. Fast forward to today, and the Icarus class Science-Pilot ship still outclasses just about everything that has come after it (I’m looking at you T6-Defiant). In … Continue reading Rush to Judgment – Why the Jupiter-class isn’t DOA…. yet.