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  1. Rocketeer

    Rocketeer Captain Captain

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    I only watched the first 3 episodes of DS9, so I'm ignorant about most of it and especially the Dominion. Where can I get the executive summary? Thanks

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  2. Kaziarl

    Kaziarl Commodore Commodore

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    Memory Alpha would probably give you the most comprehensive summary of the show. You can look up historical event articles about the war itself, which will link to other pages (episode summaries, key players, etc)

    This would probably be a good place to start:
    http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Dominion_War
     
  3. Rocketeer

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    It's a good read. Thanks!
     
  4. Jim Gamma

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    All this talk about calling red alert... I thought Andrews did that as soon as the ships came through and she realised what they were? Or am I mistaken?

    And yeah, the Jem'Hadar have been seen to beam over long distances (Third Talak'Talan, anyone?), and through shields and forcefields.

    As to the station being on a war footing, well, the Jem'Hadar would be expecting that.

    And for those saying "Why didn't they call the Founders?" Well, I seem to recall mention of queries to the Founders when the bug ships started appearing going unanswered, and the full armada didn't exactly leave much time for a further contact with the Great Link prior to attacking.
     
  5. Scout101

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    Hmm, memory is a bit fuzzy on the beaming through shields it, thanks. Then again, the answer seems to be 'sometimes'. Kinda like how the Defiant can take on any uber-ship it wants, unless the writers wanna show off a new bad guy, in which case, it gets one-shotted :)

    As for calling the Founders, yeah, obviously too much happening right then and there. Was thinking more once they got away on that one. When the Vorta was going through her 'claim this for the Dominion' speach, I'd have just told her she should check with the Dominion first...
     
  6. intrinsical

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    :cardie:

    If you get the chance, you should really give DS9 a shot. It is one of the best trek series.
     
  7. Timelord Victorious

    Timelord Victorious Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Yes. watch it.
    I am rewatching it now and I love how the Dominion gets forshadowed even as early as early season 2 episodes!
     
  8. Aeolusdallas

    Aeolusdallas Captain Captain

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    Yeah the whole growing dread over the second and third seasons is really well done.
     
  9. Hartzilla2007

    Hartzilla2007 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    To be fair though only us players know where the fleet came from, ingame everyone probably thinks this is a Dominion invasion as the only evidence from the missing fleet is the empty ships that were recently found which they think might be from that fleet.
     
  10. Scout101

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    That's a fair point. Suppose the next move would still be to call the Founders and ask WTF and why are they breaking the truce, which they would deny, and then you'd get to the bottom of things.

    Unless they decide that they finally had an advantage again, and then the war's back on...
     
  11. Timelord Victorious

    Timelord Victorious Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Which is why I suspect we will be sent to the Gamma quadrant in the third episode to make contact with hopfully Odo.
     
  12. Scout101

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    That would be good. Dunno, not reading ahead. We get so few of these things, don't want to spoil myself ;)
     
  13. CorporalClegg

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    FTFY

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  14. Aeolusdallas

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    Awesome!


    Dev Blog: DS9 Bundle

    Starting tomorrow (February 16, 2012), around 10AM PST, a DS9 Bundle will be available for sale in the C-Store for 1,800 C-Store points. This bundle contains brand-new items that will allow you to fly to Bajor or tour the Denorios Belt in style! The DS9 Bundle includes the following items:
    The Federation “Belfast” Bridge and Interior Set

    The classic look of the Defiant Class’s interior is now available in Star Trek Online! Visit brand-new interiors, including the Bridge and Engineering, which are complete with rounded corridors and traditional LCARS displays.
    Unique Duty Officers*
    Rare Romulan Technician Duty Officer: Unscrupulous, Emotional, Teamwork and Cunning Traits
    Rare Bajoran Maintenance Engineer Duty Officer: Spiritual, Cunning, Teamwork and Stubborn Traits
    Very Rare Cardassian Armory Duty Officer: Efficient, Honorable, Eidetic Memory and Teamwork Traits

    New Costumes

    Purchase of a DS9 Bundle will unlock the Bajoran Vedek and Dominion War Admiral costumes for your Federation characters.
    New Weapons
    • Bajoran Pistol (with Multi-Beam secondary firing mode) that increases in effectiveness with level.

    • Bajoran Phaser Rifle (with Stun Beam secondary firing mode) that increases in effectiveness with level.


    Type-10 (Chaffee) Shuttlecraft

    After unlocking this option, visit a Federation shuttle vendor on Earth Spacedock, Starbase 39-Sierra or Deep Space 9 to claim your Type-10 shuttle. Items equipped on the Type-10 shuttlecraft can only be used on small craft.
    Minimum Command Rank: Lieutenant
    Crew: 4
    Weapons: 2 Fore
    Device Slots: 1
    Bridge Officer Stations: 1 Ensign Universal
    Console Modifications: 1 Tactical, 1 Engineering, 1 Science
    Base Turn Rate: 22 degrees per second
    Impulse Modifier: 0.22
    Hull Strength increases in effectiveness with level
    Photon Torpedo Launcher that increases in effectiveness with level
    Phaser Bank with 360-degree range of fire that increases in effectiveness with level
    +5 Power to Engines
    Emergency Power to Engines I
    This shuttle also includes a Non-combat Type-10 Shuttlecraft pet that can be launched from your starship.
    Note: Unlocking this bundle unlocks these items for all Federation characters on an account. Klingon Empire characters on the account may claim the Duty Officers, the Bajoran Pistol and the Bajoran Phaser Rifle.
    *You must have space in your Duty Officer Roster to commission the included Duty Officers. If you do not have enough space, you can purchase additional slots from the C-Store or keep the Duty Officers in your bank until you do have space.
    Season 5 News Dev Blog Index
     
  15. Hartzilla2007

    Hartzilla2007 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I have borg engines now YAY!
     
  16. Hartzilla2007

    Hartzilla2007 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Okay how do you get the console that used to be part of the old Borg STF set now?
     
  17. DarkHorizon

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    ^You still get it by completing the mission "Assimilation".
     
  18. Haggis and tatties

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    Has anybody tried the omega set yet, that gravitic anchor buff thing is brillaint, you get two people with this and two escorts brimmed with dual cannons and rapid fire 3 and tacs just go to peices.

    Plus just bought that Vulcan science ship....man that's a nice ship.
     
  19. Trek

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  20. Hartzilla2007

    Hartzilla2007 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Thanks for the info
     
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