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# 1 More Galaxy-X Q&A!
06-28-2010, 01:03 PM
Hey All,

Over the last few days I sent a few questions out to various people, and got some good answers. I wanted to take the time to share that information with you.

Me: Players are afraid that the Galaxy-X will significantly affect game balance, due to the fact that itís a Tier above the currently available ships.
Design Team: Season 2 will provide new ships of equal power that can be earned through normal game mechanics, so players who purchase the ship in the C-Store will not have an advantage in PVP or PVE. Also, the Dreadnought Cruiser also comes with disadvantages for a Tier 5 ship. It has Tier 4 weapon slots and the speed and turn rate of a Exploration Cruiser (Galaxy)

Me: Cloaking is one of the things that gives Klingons their unique identity, with Federation being able to cloak, how can Klingons keep their unique racial characteristics?
Design Team: There are some unique Klingon powers in the process of being approved right now, but we don't have the green light to announce them yet.
Writing Staff: It should also be noted that the Federation cloak is fictionally correct, as seen in All Good Things.

Me: Will the Galaxy-X from the Referral System be any different than the Galaxy-X in the C-Store? In terms of mechanics, or look/feel?
Production Team: No, they will be the same.

Me: When will this hit the C-Store?
Everyone Else: TBD

Me: What will the price be?
Everyone Else: TBD

Update: We hope to announce the price and release date of the Galaxy-X later this week. If you want to be among the first to know, make sure you are subscribed to our newsletter!
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# 2
06-28-2010, 01:08 PM
thank you destra U are awesome thanks for the great info
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# 3
06-28-2010, 01:14 PM
Sounds good here. Can't wait to see it and be able to get one.

On the side, is there an ETA of the next C-Store update? I've been unable to get the search the thread featue to work if it's been answered in a thread already.
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# 4
06-28-2010, 01:18 PM
Thanks for answering what questions you can.

Is there any response to the two questions that are on most people's minds?

When is it hitting the C-Store and how many points will it cost?


It's interesting that equivalent-but-different ships will be coming out soon anyway. Maybe it's not going to be such a must-have after all.
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# 5
06-28-2010, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by GMDestra
Hey All,

Over the last few days I sent a few questions out to various people, and got some good answers. I wanted to take the time to share that information with you.

Me: Players are afraid that the Galaxy-X will significantly affect game balance, due to the fact that itís a Tier above the currently available ships.
Design Team: Season 2 will provide new ships of equal power that can be earned through normal game mechanics, so players who purchase the ship in the C-Store will not have an advantage in PVP or PVE. Also, the Dreadnought Cruiser also comes with disadvantages for a Tier 5 ship. It has Tier 4 weapon slots and the speed and turn rate of a Exploration Cruiser (Galaxy)

Me: Cloaking is one of the things that gives Klingons their unique identity, with Federation being able to cloak, how can Klingons keep their unique racial characteristics?
Design Team: There are some unique Klingon powers in the process of being approved right now, but we don't have the green light to announce them yet.
Writing Staff: It should also be noted that the Federation cloak is fictionally correct, as seen in All Good Things.

Me: Will the Galaxy-X from the Referral System be any different than the Galaxy-X in the C-Store? In terms of mechanics, or look/feel?
Production Team: No, they will be the same.
While I agree with the fact that yes it was in Star Trek. It was in an alternate universe where the Romulan Star Empire did not exist. Since the only reason the Federation did not develop cloaks was the Treaty of Algeron with the Romulan Star Empire, their fall made the Treaty null, thus allowing the development of cloaks. The use here is illegal by the Treaty since the Empire still exists.
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# 6
06-28-2010, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Cpt.William2 View Post
he use here is illegal by the Treaty since the Empire still exists.
I agree with this, that means you have to write a mission in to the story that causes the treaty to be canceled. ( we should already be at war given the amount of the empire's ships we destroyed )
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# 7
06-28-2010, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Zodi-emish
I agree with this, that means you have to write a mission in to the story that causes the treaty to be canceled. ( we should already be at war given the amount of the empire's ships we destroyed )
Agreed. Its already kinda ridiculous we can just go flyin through Romulan Space and nothin happens.
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# 8
06-28-2010, 01:26 PM
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Agreed. Its already kinda ridiculous we can just go flyin through Romulan Space and nothin happens.
when the romulans are added to the game we will most likely declare war since it will be a player faction, but it mite happen sooner since the galaxy-x , and maybe other ship will be getting the cloak. ( battle cloak defiant class? )
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# 9
06-29-2010, 10:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Cpt.William2 View Post
While I agree with the fact that yes it was in Star Trek. It was in an alternate universe where the Romulan Star Empire did not exist. Since the only reason the Federation did not develop cloaks was the Treaty of Algeron with the Romulan Star Empire, their fall made the Treaty null, thus allowing the development of cloaks. The use here is illegal by the Treaty since the Empire still exists.
Um, the Romulan Empire has fallen in STO. The home world along with all the leadership was destroyed. Remans are trying to take power. Sela has enlisted the help of the Hirogen to try and take power. The Federation is patrolling Romulan space trying to protect Romulan planets/colonies from the fallout caused by the fall of the empire.

The empire with which the treaty was established no longer exists, which as you said, makes it null thus allowing the development of cloaks.
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# 10
06-30-2010, 04:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Galtrovan View Post
Um, the Romulan Empire has fallen in STO. The home world along with all the leadership was destroyed. Remans are trying to take power. Sela has enlisted the help of the Hirogen to try and take power. The Federation is patrolling Romulan space trying to protect Romulan planets/colonies from the fallout caused by the fall of the empire.

The empire with which the treaty was established no longer exists, which as you said, makes it null thus allowing the development of cloaks.
Like i said before, read the path to 2409, it explains why feds are not using cloak.
And the fact the old goverment is no more changes nothing.
Because by that logic the treaty would have been over a long time ago considering how often the romulans change leadership.
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