Dilithium Mining

There’s a new fleet holding coming to STO. Now, in addition to a starbase and embassy, fleets will have access to their very own dilithium mine. Some cool new things are coming available as part of the mine. New Very …

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Beware Romulans bearing gifts…

I got my Romulan character up to level 50 in the new STO expansion. Leveling goes pretty quickly in that game, as I haven’t completely finished the Romulan story arc yet, and that’s only “designed” to get you to about …

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Legacy of Romulus- First Look

Star Trek Online had an open beta for Legacy of Romulus expansion this weekend.  I have a mixed opinion on beta’s; I don’t like to have things spoiled (and need to play through content twice) but I am also quite …

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Help me internet, you’re my only hope

Last week I wrote about some guild drama that had taken place in my STO guild/fleet.  At the time, I was just annoyed and venting. I thought it would all go away. I was very wrong. Two nights ago, things …

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Earning Dilithium and Building a Starbase

Today, I wanted to talk a little bit about dilithium in STO. This is the in game currency that is used for most everything of value. You can exchange it for Zen, the currency you purchase for real money and …

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Guild Drama

Hell is other people. Be warned, this is a little ranty.  And by little, I mean it’s just a rant. I “run” a fleet (guild) in Star Trek Online.  I use the quotes because, for the most part, we’re a …

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Third Faction

Not long ago, Cryptic announced an expansion for Star Trek Online. The highlight of this expansion is to be the addition of the Romulans as a playable faction. In the announcement  it was implied that you can start as any …

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Legacy of Romulus

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For the past few months, Cryptic has been teasing something about the next big update in May. Dan Stahl, chief developer, started calling the May update “so much more than a Season” (their usual update terminology). For the last month …

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STO Three Year Anniversary

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Since I wasn’t posting anything last week, I missed writing about Star Trek Online’s three year anniversary. Based on the state of the game when it launched, that they’ve made it to three years is quite an accomplishment. The game …

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New Romulus

Season 7 for Star Trek Online launches today.  Like with anything Cryptic does, it’s a mixed bag. It’s hard to say whether this is two steps forward, one step back. Or one step forward, two steps back. We’ll see once …

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