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# 9
08-08-2012, 03:39 AM
Originally Posted by lordmalak1 View Post
StarFleet battles isn't 'star trek' ? -News to me. Unless this is some new disclaimer since the old ADB days trying to distance themselves from the B&B 're-imagining' of Star Trek. SFB was never 'canon' trek as most of the material was taken from the TOS tech manuals and never made it to television or the big screen.

I kid you not.
That's the reason there's that "Star Fleet Universe" icon on every product.
Because that's what it is.
Not the Star Trek universe but the Star Fleet universe.
I don't know when they started it but it's the official stance by the people who make the game.
Doesn't make it any less great than it is though.
However it does have an entirely different history in "both directions" from the perspective of the Original Series.
You can read a bit more about it on their own page:

Originally Posted by lordmalak1 View Post
Also, look at the tac displays in the movie ships: The klingon attack in the opening of the first movie, theres another one in the BoP in the undiscovered country. I remember a few more scattered throughout the series' but the movie ones are easiest to find.
Yes and no.
The Klingon coordinate system is not based on sqares like ours, it's based on triagles.
And of course you can use triangles to build a hex out of them.
I think this is what you mean:

This is from DS9 and should show it a bit more clearly: