Star Trek: Online

Discussion in 'Trek Gaming' started by tranya, Nov 19, 2008.

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  1. tranya

    tranya Commander Red Shirt

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    Any discussions of this upcoming game anywhere? I haven't seen a thread yet, and I'm a little surprised. Am I missing something?
     
  2. CaptainStoner

    CaptainStoner Knuckle-dragging TNZ Denizen Admiral

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    There have been several down below, but no action in them recently. The more I see of this game, the more I like. :)
     
  3. tranya

    tranya Commander Red Shirt

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    I'm excited, just to see how in the world each player having their own ship will translate in the game. Having a "crew" being a series of pets is a weird but interesting choice.
     
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    CaptJimboJones Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Given the difficulties of coordinating an actual "crew" of real players in an MMO (which was the original plan, IIRC), it seems to me that it's the best choice. I think the whole "every player is a captain" approach is the best way to go.

    I'm really, really worried that this game is going to be good. Because then I might end up buying it. And then my wife would leave me because of all the time I waste on STO. :confused:
     
  6. Alex1939

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    If it's comparable to City of Heroes, City of Villains (which I believe are the people designing it)... then it's going to be real damn good.


    I think character creation will be one the amazing parts of the game. I think every person you encounter will look fairly unique.
     
  7. jefferiestubes8

    jefferiestubes8 Commodore Premium Member

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    Star Trek: Online developer chat

    as mentioned earlier but very irksome:
    Star Trek Online Live Developer Chat Highlights
    http://vault.ign.com/View.php?view=editorials.detail&id=248


    Star Trek Online Developer Chat Transcripts
    Published: 2009-04-01
    http://vault.ign.com/View.php?view=editorials.detail&id=249
     
  8. CaptainStoner

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    Re: Star Trek: Online developer chat

    I really think the fans are going to morph this game out of whatever flaws it may or may not have at release. Considering what was done with BC, and Legacy - the latter was actually saved by the fans, as the game didn't even function as released (Your main ship wouldn't change when the era changed from ENT to TOS - how Bethesda could release it like that is beyond me).
     
  9. -Brett-

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    Re: Star Trek: Online developer chat

    In a game of this genre, mods probably won't be possible. The developers have to get this one right.
     
  10. CaptainStoner

    CaptainStoner Knuckle-dragging TNZ Denizen Admiral

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    Re: Star Trek: Online developer chat

    Well, I agree with you that the developers have to have a solid product with STO from the release date. It has to stand on its own, and stand well. But, user-created content will be very important to the longer term survival of STO. A developer can only put out so much campaign material.
     
  11. USS Renegade

    USS Renegade Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Yeah, I keep feeling the lure of this game. Anyone know anyone in the Beta?
     
  12. Haggis and tatties

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    Re: Star Trek: Online developer chat

    I thought STO was a MMO monthly subscription game, i am sure those type of games don't allow users created content, only the game devs can add to these type of games.
     
  13. Silent_Bob

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    Agreed, STO wont feature user-created content beyond the usual guild stuff.
    Although once the ability to walk around your own/other peoples ships gets added, i can see this game being used by simming communities, if only to create custom crew pictures etc.
     
  14. brianbeercan

    brianbeercan Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    One of the cool things about the Star Trek universe is that it has Holodecks - the devs have been pretty silent about how they'll be used in game, but I could see player made mods being available in there! Well, I can dream anyway. :rommie:
     
  15. The

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    Lame.
     
  16. Captain_Amasov

    Captain_Amasov Captain Captain

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    Well eventually you could use it to make stuff like this: http://www.mmorpg.com/gamelist.cfm/game/3/view/reviews/load/73

    City of Heroes has recently had open testing on their next update called Mission Architect.
     
  17. jefferiestubes8

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    Re: Star Trek: Online update on interiors

    Zinc from Cryptic Dev Team posted:


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    And for what we are wishing for a sandbox of ships to explore...

     
  18. Phlox's Tongue

    Phlox's Tongue Lieutenant

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    will the charge for this?
     
  19. wade8069

    wade8069 Ensign

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    I am just a TV fan , not a game fan. My wife will kill me if I play game.
     
  20. jefferiestubes8

    jefferiestubes8 Commodore Premium Member

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    blog post about ST:Online timeline

    Star Trek Online begins in the year 2409, which is about 30 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis.



    full blog post:
    http://www.mmorpg.com/blogs/Awenydd...w-how-you-got-here-Christine-Kestrel-Thompson

    original source
     
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