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Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 197
# 3
01-28-2013, 06:26 PM
Originally Posted by icoulter View Post
You have one of the greatest resources at your finger tips- the Star Trek fan-base and the foundry.
Greatest for what, endless bickering?

To be honest the "Star Trek fan-base" isnt really efficient as a resource of good coherent ideas, we trip over each other in proposing conflicting ideas as marginally better than the other (TOS v TNG, ENT, awesome or abomination? JJ Trek, good or bad?)

I wish there was away to maintain a non-combat-oriented Trek MMO, from keeping it running to my own attention span. But there isnt a concrete proven idea that can make STO profitable AND be all about Fed core values.

Besides the KDF fans would uproar if this were to be the case...

alternatively if you made it that only KDF can strike first, get ready for some Fed QQ tears

I say, play the part of the game that suits you (foundry missions most likely), and if thats not working out for you, play something else. STO isnt gonna change dramatically to a potentially non-profitable direction (i dont wanna hear about how ST uni supposedly has no money :p, RL people)

Sidenote: i for one would be bored to tears if encounters in this game is just "the klingon captain is mad at you for crossing his territory, what do you say?" and penalizing combat responses.

I'd go to work for that.

Sidenote 2: I totally agree on retconning us to be just captains tho