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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 60
12-28-2010, 10:59 AM
Originally Posted by USSZenica
Maybe I have misunderstood things here, answer one question that will clarify things.

Are you comfortable with a Star Trek game that has less in common with the IP than it
actually shares in common?

If that is the case, then we can not ever see eye to eye because our starting points vary too wildly.
The dichotomy of our expectations and anticipations means that we're looking at this game from opposite ends.

I wanted a game that mirrored the IP as close as possible, as has been done before with non MMO titles.
I am not happy that so many IP metrics are being filtered through crptic's vision over that of the viewer base
(never mind canon).

Everything from uniforms to ships to "diplomacy" have all been dramatically altered from canon into something crptic is passing off as Star Trek. That word, canon, has been used a lot and is often the subject of scorn by fanboys but the meaning is simple. It is the core spirit that made Star Trek what is was, and why many of us watched it week after week, year after year.

TNG aired 2 years after ALIENS was released and was followed by two other series, all of which built on the foundation of what I was hoping this game would continue with. Anyone that thinks crptic achieved this is playing a game that they can fully enjoy, I am not one of those people.
WTF mate applies best here...

Star Trek could not even remain consistent with its own canon in the SAME EPISODE, much less across five series, and 10 movies. The Soft Canon books and comic books have even made the whole canon issue more murky and worse. And do not put words in my mouth. Only one series I actually watched, and that was DS9 because it was the only series that made me care about the characters instead of the asinine techno-babble and the 'vision.'

Also, who the frack are you to call people a fanboy as an insult? You are spouting off over and over about how Feds should kick ass in PvP, and have the uber awesome ships of doom because it is "canon." You go on and on about how ships are not the same as they were on screen, and then you make a snide comment about 'owning' someone because you know the source material better.

You my friend, are a textbook fanboy.

PS: What the frack does Aliens have to do with Star Trek?