For such a little homage though, it sure has folks on the official forums up in a tizzy. Those cats can't even be happy with free
I was surprised that many players were not aware of the bat'leths and lirpas. I felt obligated to traumatize a few characters in ESD and Qo'noS with a whirling light show. (hitting the strike keys rapidly can produce some spectacular weapon flourishes)
People that expect free
stuff all the time are rarely happy. I predict that you'll see the climate change considerably on STO when it goes F2P.