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Archived Post 06-15-2012 04:22 PM

State of the Game: June 2012
 
Star Trek Online Executive Producer Dan Stahl checks in with this month's State of the Game article. Give it a read by clicking on the link below and let us know your thoughts in this thread!


Link to the news article.

Archived Post 06-15-2012 04:28 PM

This is the replacement for "Engineering Report" I take it?

Archived Post 06-15-2012 04:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Darkthunder (Post 4263281)
This is the replacement for "Engineering Report" I take it?

Correct :)

Cheers,

Brandon =/\=

Archived Post 06-15-2012 04:43 PM

I read that lockboxes were not going away so I'm going to ignore everything positive in that article and repeat my dissatisfaction with them.

Archived Post 06-15-2012 04:47 PM

all sounds good to me

Archived Post 06-15-2012 04:51 PM

*genuine, thunderous applause*

Well done Dan. Thanks for getting us back in the loop and giving us lots of great stuff to look forward to. To you and the rest of the team at STO, awesome job, and keep up the good work guys. :)

Archived Post 06-15-2012 04:53 PM

Is it just me, or is morn going to make an appearance?

Archived Post 06-15-2012 04:54 PM

Awesome! Eagerly anticipating the KDF and Fed starbases. Tempted to play on a KDF one more, the fireplace looks so cozy :D

Wonder what the next fleet holdings are down the road. Perhaps Research Outposts and small colonies? :)

*EDIT* Time to try to see Morn talk for once... if I do, I will just explode.

Archived Post 06-15-2012 04:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dstahl
Shortly after the update, and prior to the release of Season 7, we plan to add in official rewards and in-game UI for Foundry Spotlight missions.

This statement concerns me. Isnt there going to be 3-4 months between S6 and 7? If the Spotlight rewards are *truly* coming "shortly" after S6's release, why even mention S7 which is several months away? Is "shortly" just PR for "sometime before S7" or what?

Archived Post 06-15-2012 04:55 PM

While most of the article sounded great, this didn't:

Quote:

"As far as lockboxes go, we have heard the feedback loud and clear and have already started to make adjustments to improve the way players can win those rare and exciting limited-time ships, such as the JemíHadar Attack Ship. While you will still see lockboxes in the future, we are making improvements to add more rewards and excitement when opening up new boxes in the future. This also will go hand in hand with an overhaul of the LOBI store. "
I stopped playing because of lockboxes, and if they're not going away, I doubt I'm coming back. Very disappointing, tbh, as I was hoping there would be an announcement about them being done away with. I hope the community here continues to voice their disdain for these dreadful cash grab lottery boxes and forces Cryptic to remove them permanently.


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