Failure IS an Option

Tobold had an interesting post last week where he blessed us all with a curse, “May you win every game you play!” The central idea being that games are boring if you can’t lose and that this derives from video …

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STO: Crowd Control

Alas, we come to our final installment of the Roles of STO Space Combat. Today we’ll look at the support role of Crowd Control. This play style is all about tricks, buffs, debuffs and keeping the enemy off balance or …

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STO: Damage Dealer

Continuing the look at roles in STO, today we’re going to look at the good old fashioned damage deal, or as it’s sometimes referred, DPS. 1. Your Player Captain Tactical– Finally, the Tactical captain gets to make good use of his …

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STO: The Healer

Continuing my look this week at how to fill the traditional MMO roles in Star Trek Online, today we’re going to look at the cleric of space, the Healer. Unlike most other games, being a dedicated healer in space does not keep …

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STO: The Tank

I’ll be taking a look this week at how to fill the traditional MMO roles in Star Trek Online. First up, we’ll be looking at the venerable Tank. The essential role of a tank, is to absorb damage and protect …

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