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View Poll Results: On What Would You Like A New Trek Series Based?
A Starship 38 65.52%
A Fleet 7 12.07%
A Station 2 3.45%
A Colony 7 12.07%
Other (please specify) 4 6.90%
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Old September 5 2013, 03:30 AM   #46
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Re: What Setting Would You Like For The Next Series?

I would like the setting for a new series to either be on two starships or a starbase and a starship set in the late 2430's or early 2440's. I'm not sure if the starbase+starship idea would work without becoming too similar to DS9 or focusing almost solely on the starship. On a different, related matter, I would also probably not make any of the title ships of a series to be named Enterprise. I would rather to just have an Enterprise make an appearance or two and instead perhaps have a Defiant legacy ship both in name and class.
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Old September 7 2013, 11:36 PM   #47
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I would like to see a fleet set in 25th century. The major arch of the story would be an Admiral on his heavy-battleship organizing the defenses of the federation's borders. Side stories include (but are not limited to); an exploratory vessel (a solo heavy-ship), seeking new life and new civilizations; a small fleet comprised of a Defiant-like destroyer, a Voyager-like advanced scout ship, and two cruisers (red shirt(s) for a two-parter down the road) and their missions would involve escorting or reinforcing; a small diplomatic/aid/disaster relief fleet comprised of a heavy ship (a galaxy class if it were up to me), a medical ship, a frigate, and a scout ship; and highly-advanced ship (maybe two or a Prometheus-like multi-spliting ship with a captain and his two commanders) dealing with internal affairs (starfleet intelligence maybe).

The first episode would be the Admiral addressing all the captains of their missions. Later in a two-parter/season finale the fleet gathers to prevent an invasion or something. The series would end around an assault on another faction that plans to bring an end to the federation (the Dominion, or the Borg, or some new one) and the fleet we follow is met with other Admirals and their fleets for an all out battle. Sprinkle a few guest star/special appearance ship/fleet episodes, space station episodes, and a colony we catch up with time to time and you have a galactic Star Trek series (and a financial nightmare).

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Old September 8 2013, 03:08 AM   #48
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The first episode would be the Admiral addressing all the captains of their missions. Later in a two-parter/season finale the fleet gathers to prevent an invasion or something. The series would end around an assault on another faction that plans to bring an end to the federation (the Dominion, or the Borg, or some new one) and the fleet we follow is met with other Admirals and their fleets for an all out battle. Sprinkle a few guest star/special appearance ship/fleet episodes, space station episodes, and a colony we catch up with time to time and you have a galactic Star Trek series (and a financial nightmare).
This and what Pocket Books has done to the 24th century with Destiny and The Typhon Pact books is one of the biggest reason I never want to go back to the Prime timeline.

I'm tired of wars and people killing each other non-stop in Star Trek. I can get that every single day on the news.
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Old September 8 2013, 02:32 PM   #49
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BillJ wrote: View Post
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The first episode would be the Admiral addressing all the captains of their missions. Later in a two-parter/season finale the fleet gathers to prevent an invasion or something. The series would end around an assault on another faction that plans to bring an end to the federation (the Dominion, or the Borg, or some new one) and the fleet we follow is met with other Admirals and their fleets for an all out battle. Sprinkle a few guest star/special appearance ship/fleet episodes, space station episodes, and a colony we catch up with time to time and you have a galactic Star Trek series (and a financial nightmare).
This and what Pocket Books has done to the 24th century with Destiny and The Typhon Pact books is one of the biggest reason I never want to go back to the Prime timeline.

I'm tired of wars and people killing each other non-stop in Star Trek. I can get that every single day on the news.
I wasn't picturing non-stop wars, just for the cliffhangers. The exploratory vessel in my previous post would be your standard Trek format, only fighting when it needs to; while the disaster relief fleet would be the other side of that battle/war coin, who will teleport down and be forced to solve problems.
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Old September 12 2013, 03:08 PM   #50
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BillJ wrote: View Post

This and what Pocket Books has done to the 24th century with Destiny and The Typhon Pact books is one of the biggest reason I never want to go back to the Prime timeline.

I'm tired of wars and people killing each other non-stop in Star Trek. I can get that every single day on the news.
Indeed. I'd really love to see a universe filled with mystery and adventure again.
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Old September 13 2013, 06:09 PM   #51
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For me it would need to be something special. TOS, TNG, VOY and Enterprise were basically the same concept.

DS9 stood out with the station, the storytelling style and the Dominion War arc.

Enterprise COULD have been something special had they done the ringship story. First season set on Earth, and then the ringship as a very NASA-style, low tech mission.
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Old September 14 2013, 09:33 PM   #52
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Re: What Setting Would You Like For The Next Series?

Setting: Far far future (post-Federation collapse)
Style: BSG (only with less dysfunctional people)
Pilot: Human colony re-invents spaceflight and finds a derelict Federation starship. (NCC-1701Z)
Mission: To explore the galaxy and find out what happened to the old Federation planets.

Possibilities:
- New Alien crewmembers as they visit nearby planets in early seasons.
- Bottle-shows could explore the mysteries of the ship.
- Far future, so no continuity problems.
- Occasional "great find of ancient relics" to pay homage to old series.
- As it becomes clear who the new "powers" are, DS9 style political episodes.
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Old September 14 2013, 11:34 PM   #53
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Sorry, but I stopped reading at "NCC-1701Z."
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Old September 15 2013, 01:19 AM   #54
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Sorry, but I stopped reading at "NCC-1701Z."
I stopped at, Style: BSG.
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Old September 15 2013, 04:35 AM   #55
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I would love to see something along the lines of say 3 ships, a galaxy class and 2 supports ships on a exploration voyage .

We had the gamma quadrant in DS9, , Delta in voyager , the alpha is more or less been covered so discover the beta quadrant.
go beyond on the far side of the klingon and romulan borders and start again.
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Old September 15 2013, 05:29 AM   #56
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Amazing how stuck inside the box some people are.
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Old September 15 2013, 10:18 AM   #57
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Re: What Setting Would You Like For The Next Series?

1. Something so new and surprising, I can't even begin to imagine what it might be.

Failing that...

2. Titan with Frakes, Sirtis and Russ. Just for the nostalgia and larfs.
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Old September 15 2013, 10:30 AM   #58
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We had the gamma quadrant in DS9, , Delta in voyager , the alpha is more or less been covered so discover the beta quadrant.
go beyond on the far side of the klingon and romulan borders and start again.
Unexplored space is where the writers need it to be. Take a good look at this picture of the center of the galaxy and tell me there's no opportunity for good story telling anymore.

And BillJ, what's wrong with BSG? I think it fits very well somewhere between Berman Trek's 80's sitcom style with almost static camera's, and J.J's frantic over-the-top actionmovie lensflare sequences.
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Old September 15 2013, 02:43 PM   #59
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And BillJ, what's wrong with BSG? I think it fits very well somewhere between Berman Trek's 80's sitcom style with almost static camera's, and J.J's frantic over-the-top actionmovie lensflare sequences.
I don't. There is nothing Trek-like in Moore's BSG.
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Old September 15 2013, 03:04 PM   #60
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And BillJ, what's wrong with BSG? I think it fits very well somewhere between Berman Trek's 80's sitcom style with almost static camera's, and J.J's frantic over-the-top actionmovie lensflare sequences.
I don't. There is nothing Trek-like in Moore's BSG.
Define Trek-like.

By the way, I was not talking about BSG's plot. I agree that BSG's dark, darker, darkest doesn't belong in Star Trek. I meant the better camerawork, faster paced stories and big overarching storylines. The style, not the substance.
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