RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 140,197
Posts: 5,436,756
Members: 24,950
Currently online: 465
Newest member: TedCarchidi

TrekToday headlines

Trek Screenwriter Washington D.C. Appearance
By: T'Bonz on Oct 23

Two Official Starships Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Oct 22

Pine In New Skit
By: T'Bonz on Oct 21

Stewart In Holiday Film
By: T'Bonz on Oct 21

The Red Shirt Diaries #8
By: T'Bonz on Oct 20

IDW Publishing January Comics
By: T'Bonz on Oct 20

Retro Review: Chrysalis
By: Michelle on Oct 18

The Next Generation Season Seven Blu-ray Details
By: T'Bonz on Oct 17

CBS Launches Streaming Service
By: T'Bonz on Oct 17

Yelchin In New Indie Thriller
By: T'Bonz on Oct 17


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Misc. Star Trek > Trek Gaming

Trek Gaming Program Complete - Enter When Ready.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old May 25 2013, 11:49 PM   #16
Queen Arachnia
Commodore
 
Queen Arachnia's Avatar
 
Location: aka Captain Kathryn
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Queen Arachnia
Re: The new Star Trek game is highly underrated

Ah ok. I'll check it out.
__________________
Assimilate more Janeway...among other stuff! Captain Kathryn's Tumblr
Queen Arachnia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 30 2013, 03:17 PM   #17
Lance
Commodore
 
Lance's Avatar
 
Location: The Enterprise's Restroom
Re: The new Star Trek game is highly underrated

DS9: The Fallen is pretty under-rated too IMO. I never completed it with anyone other than Kira, keep meaning to go back to it one of these days and try to ace it with Worf and Sisko...
Lance is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 31 2013, 06:15 AM   #18
newtontomato539
Commander
 
Re: The new Star Trek game is highly underrated

One of the fun parts is wearing the Kelvin uniforms and using the Kelvin phaser pistols. Sweeet!
newtontomato539 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 4 2013, 11:45 PM   #19
Charles Phipps
Commander
 
Charles Phipps's Avatar
 
Re: The new Star Trek game is highly underrated

http://unitedfederationofcharles.blo...me-review.html

Here's my review of the game. The short version is they wasted an opportunity to make something as awesome as Mass Effect. The game is pretty good despite this, though.
__________________
Check out the United Federation of Charles:
http://unitedfederationofcharles.blogspot.com/
Charles Phipps is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 5 2013, 12:51 AM   #20
ATimson
Rear Admiral
 
ATimson's Avatar
 
Location: Andrew Timson
Re: The new Star Trek game is highly underrated

Charles Phipps wrote: View Post
The short version is they wasted an opportunity to make something as awesome as Mass Effect.
What makes Mass Effect awesome (in my book) are the party interactions, the (relative) freedom of character, and the galaxy-shaking consequences.

Party interactions they could have done. But not so much the freedom of character, nor the galaxy-shaking consequences (or at least, not without stepping on the movies' toes).

Something awesome like Mass Effect would've been nice, but I just don't think it's possible with a stringent license like this, where all the toys need to be back in the pram at the end.
__________________
Andrew Timson
===============
"Niceness is the greatest human flaw, except for all the others." - Brendan Moody

"...don't mistake a few fans bitching on the Internet for any kind of trend." - Keith R.A. DeCandido
ATimson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 5 2013, 01:32 AM   #21
Charles Phipps
Commander
 
Charles Phipps's Avatar
 
Re: The new Star Trek game is highly underrated

ATimson wrote: View Post
Charles Phipps wrote: View Post
The short version is they wasted an opportunity to make something as awesome as Mass Effect.
What makes Mass Effect awesome (in my book) are the party interactions, the (relative) freedom of character, and the galaxy-shaking consequences.

Party interactions they could have done. But not so much the freedom of character, nor the galaxy-shaking consequences (or at least, not without stepping on the movies' toes).

Something awesome like Mass Effect would've been nice, but I just don't think it's possible with a stringent license like this, where all the toys need to be back in the pram at the end.
Not necessarily, you could have done much of what was done in Mass Effect with the existing characters. Talk to Sulu, Checov, Uhura, and so on about their respective pasts and give them missions. This is, however, a much more linear game than Mass Effect, though. Linear doesn't necessarily mean bad, though.

I will say, ME is about what I want from Star Trek. It's also, amusingly, pretty close to JJ Abrams movies with better plotting.
__________________
Check out the United Federation of Charles:
http://unitedfederationofcharles.blogspot.com/
Charles Phipps is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 5 2013, 03:59 PM   #22
newtontomato539
Commander
 
Re: The new Star Trek game is highly underrated

"Bad Robot Star Trek Sucks!" tm
newtontomato539 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 14 2013, 05:53 AM   #23
archeryguy1701
Rear Admiral
 
archeryguy1701's Avatar
 
Location: Cheyenne, WY
Send a message via Yahoo to archeryguy1701
Re: The new Star Trek game is highly underrated

Eh, it's an OK game. I'm enjoying it well enough, but there's nothing about it that's really drawing me into it. I've been too busy to play any games in a couple weeks, and even though I'm only about a quarter of the way through 'Star Trek', there are four or five games that I've been really antsy to get back into a lot more than this one.

It's pretty cool to have the entire cast voicing their characters.
__________________
"If it weren't for stupid, difficult races, there'd simply be no point to living."

Sometimes you just gotta roll the hard six- Bill Adama
archeryguy1701 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:06 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.