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# 1 Tholions?
03-23-2010, 12:07 AM
Hey Guys

Has there been any mention of the Tholions being in STO, I know that they aren't a major Empire,
but they would be an interesting faction to go up against.

I think Captain Kirks skirmish with them was the only appearance on screen, But , they have been mentioned in TNG a few times.

Anyone remember the board game Starfleet Battles which Interplay tried to translate into Starfleet Command?

I still play Starfleet Command I wish Tholions were in it as well.

I would like to see an appearance by the Tholions oneday in the future
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# 2
03-23-2010, 12:13 AM
They actually appeared in the Enterprise mirror universe episode In a Mirror Darkly. The more modern special effects let you see more than their crystal head too. They're sort of a crystalline insectoid race.

I'd love to see the Tholians make an appearance in STO. I doubt the game engine could support a Tholian Web, though.
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# 3
03-23-2010, 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by SteelPaladin
They actually appeared in the Enterprise mirror universe episode In a Mirror Darkly. The more modern special effects let you see more than their crystal head too. They're sort of a crystalline insectoid race.

I'd love to see the Tholians make an appearance in STO. I doubt the game engine could support a Tholian Web, though.
I think the game could manage a Tholian Web. It'd probably have to be scripted though.

I also look forward to seeing Tholians ingame... Eventually as a playable race
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# 4
03-23-2010, 12:25 AM
You're right. It could probably be done as a scripted event. I was thinking more along the lines of a normal ability they used against you in combat, though.
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# 5
03-23-2010, 01:25 AM
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Originally Posted by SteelPaladin
You're right. It could probably be done as a scripted event. I was thinking more along the lines of a normal ability they used against you in combat, though.
it would be possible, they can make it a "debuff" and when applied to you your ship stops dead and a web graphic appears around your ship or something
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# 6
03-23-2010, 01:28 AM
The Tholian web has always been hard to do. In SFB the pen paper version of SFC you still had to have two ships to use it, till they came out with web casters.

Still the Tholians would be a cool race for them to add. Make a nice neutral race in the galactic war
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