Insight into the inner workings at Star Trek Online and by extension Cryptic isn’t something we don’t get to know about on a daily basis. Beyond the great podcasts with the executive producers and development team members we see (and listen) to prior to a release, the role of community manager is a bit of an assumption by many. I had the chance to get to … Continue reading A Conversation with @LaughingTrendy – Insights on Her Role As Community Manager
This is still developing… more to come. I love the ships. Hints at the new content. But has it come at a price? Like many of you I was initially stunned at the choice for the next expansion of Star Trek Online. I wasn’t kidding when in my first Twitter comment I added the line ‘processing… processing..’ . What was the driving decision behind looking back to … Continue reading Initial thoughts on the Agents of Yesterday Expansion
With a healthy nod to Henry V.(Act III, Scene I), Star Trek Online has announced that yes ‘The Breach’ is returning as a limited time special event. Back in October (2015) the developers removed ‘The Breach’ from the STF lists with an eye on improving the run for an eventual return. Originally introduced in November 2013 as part of Season Eight: The Sphere, The Breach was the … Continue reading Once more unto the Breach dear friends – or in our case, “Into the Breach” is BACK!
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
External link to Tribble Test Tomorrow – Omega Particles
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 Holodeck Release Notes: EC Exchange cap ‘adjusted’ to 750 Million, Neutronic Adjustments, new Admiralty XP cap
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
LaughingTrendy posted this yesterday for this morning’s patch: http://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/9693273 General: Winter Event: Adjusted the Winter recipe ingredient placements to be accessible again. This was problematic as the ramp up to the new village covered the old drop points. Let the recipes’s commence! All Epohh Breeding Duty Officer Assignments on New Romulus and the Winter Event have had their durations reduced from 24 hours to 20 hours. … Continue reading Holodeck Release Notes: EC Exchange cap ‘adjusted’ to 750 Million, Neutronic Adjustments, new Admiralty XP cap
Before you scroll down the page to see if you’re the lucky person(s), I need to thank a few people without whom this article series and contest would not have been as successful as it has been. Back when the conversation started about starship design, I had no idea how far it would evolve, or how you would react to it. As the process grew … Continue reading And the Winners Are…
Confirmation that Mine Trap and The Breach being removed for improvement: Clarification: The queues are being reviewed for improvement. Can't say more but hope to bring them back. — CrypticQA Horrorgram (@CrypticEQAH) October 27, 2015 Trendy just dropped the patch notes for tomorrows launch of Season 11: A New Dawn. To my surprise they’re retiring both Mine Trap (a lot of fun to this day, fighting … Continue reading Updated: Holodeck Release Notes: Season 11: A New Dawn | Mine Trap and The Breach Retired!