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Archived Post 06-07-2012 04:18 PM

Season 6 Dev Blog #3
 
Lead Content Designer Scott “Goatshark” Shicoff shares details about the upcoming Colony Invasion event in this entry of the Season 6 News Dev Blog series.


Link to the blog.

Archived Post 06-07-2012 04:23 PM

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This event is always available, but if you play during certain hourly events (calendar updates to be announced at a later date) you will earn even more rewards.
THANK THE GREAT BIRD.

Archived Post 06-07-2012 04:26 PM

always-available PvE event and the details around that sound great.

Another timed calender event does not - for every event added to the calender, the rotation time between other events must necessarily increase, which makes people's issues with timed events even worse.

Still, the general model of "Always available event + timed bonus period" works well

Archived Post 06-07-2012 04:32 PM

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Originally Posted by V-Mink
THANK THE GREAT BIRD.

Seconded. It irked me to no end when Defera ground invasion came out, and with Vault shuttle event now.

Archived Post 06-07-2012 04:38 PM

Something star trek yeah, can't wait to try this. :D

Archived Post 06-07-2012 04:43 PM

I can understand gating certain events to keep people from farming things like datalogs and such, but in a game where one of the biggest outcries is no new content, its a terrible idea to put out new content but limit it to an hour a day if the person is lucky to find the time. I really like the idea here and like in champions where the event runs all day but gives better or more rewards as its once a day time slot. I'm looking forward to trying this once it goes live, and possibly finding that hidden path.

Archived Post 06-07-2012 04:46 PM

Is this always on the same ground map? That is to say, is it always the same colony that is being attacked?

Archived Post 06-07-2012 04:50 PM

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Originally Posted by The.Grand.Nagus (Post 4249736)
Is this always on the same ground map? That is to say, is it always the same colony that is being attacked?

"This is the USS Reinmann to the federation colony on Badluckulon IV: Seriously guys? Again? just move! Last week it was Tholians, now it's Borg, just pack up and leave"

Archived Post 06-07-2012 05:00 PM

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This event is always available, but if you play during certain hourly events (calendar updates to be announced at a later date) you will earn even more rewards.
Now that is more like it! :)

Are those Tholians in the pic? :D

Archived Post 06-07-2012 05:03 PM

If the rest of the calendar is being changed to this format, like that of Champions Online, then this gives me huge incentive to play STO a lot more again.


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