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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 116
02-14-2012, 07:05 AM
Originally Posted by dstahl View Post
Having recently rewatched Carl Sagan's Cosmos TV series, it was interesting to see how the commentary of the show highlighted the tensions of the Cold War. I'd speculate that TV and other media throught history has echoed the state of global affairs at the time it was written. While combat and conflict does help with the fun nature of flying a massive Starship around where you can fire your phaser banks and torpedoes, the conflict within STO may also be a subconscious reflection of our view of humanity at this hour.

Great thread btw...
Get some sleep, capitain! Welcome back.

Also, one way to deal with this is to think about progressing the story, especially if you're going to need to more heavily instance anyway.