Category Archives: STO

Journeys to cap – a scorecard

My experience of playing most of the MMORPGs that I’ve played over the years has been dominated to some extent by the leveling process. I’ve never been much of an “end-game” player and I usually end up playing multiple characters … Continue reading

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Glorious Skyboxes – IntPiPoMo 2015 (5)

For my last post for International Picture Posting Month 2015, I’m going to return to a favourite topic of mine, the skyboxes that frame our adventures in MMORPGs. Here’s a selection of some glorious skyboxes after the break.

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STO: free ship giveaway

As part of the launch of the latest content, New Dawn, Star Trek Online is giving away a free tier 5 ship to characters of level 50+. It’s only available until 10AM (PDT) on the 28th October, so I’m posting … Continue reading

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STO: Thumping Tholians

Since my Klingon captain turned level 50 he’s received a bunch of missions all at once. The game has level-scaling to allow you to play lower level content still with some challenge so there’s a wealth of content still to … Continue reading

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Followers or crew?

I’ve been playing quite a bit of Star Trek Online of late and one of that game’s systems is the Duty Officer (DOff) system. I’d suggest it is rather similar to the garrison followers system in World of Warcraft’s Draenor … Continue reading

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STO: Midnight episode

The latest episode launched for Star Trek Online on 10th September, called Midnight. It follows on from the last episode, Butterfly Effect, that was released back on 27th August. That last one was the first episode to release since I … Continue reading

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Summer’s fading light – gaming plans for the Autumn

Summer, if one can call the monsoon-like weather we’ve experienced recently in the UK summer, seems to be drawing to a close. I’ll soon be faced with the start of college again and a busier schedule including the odd evening-lecture … Continue reading

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Strategic gaming options: Star Trek Online

I’ve recently been interesting in more stratey oriented gaming. So spurred on by the fun of playing the turn-based Shadowrun Chronicles, I decided to jump back into Star Trek Online. Back when I briefly tried the game last year something … Continue reading

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STO: digging deeper into systems

Over the last weekend I played a good session of Star Trek Online and rather than just plough through the episodes (main story missions), I decided to spend some time in First City on Qo’noS to be able to examine … Continue reading

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STO: Klingon starter zones

Since I’m playing Neverwinter pretty regularly with my partner, I’ve been wanting to play Star Trek Online rather than just an alt in Neverwinter when I have a few hours to myself. We created a duo pair of Starfleet captains … Continue reading

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