Survivor of Romulus
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I have a problem. I have too many ideas, and not enough time to make Foundry missions out of them all. I need to finish the missions I have started, which will take up plenty of time.

So, in an effort to get some more discussion going in this forum, I'm going to put these ideas out there and if anyone wants to make the mission they may do so. You can alter the ideas in any way you want, I renounce any claim on them Just let me know if you use them so I can play your mission.

Ideas:

1) "Bottle Episode." In a TV show when the special effects and set design budgets get a little thin, they'll do an episode where they only use existing sets. So my idea is to make one of these "bottle" episodes that takes place entirely on the player's ship. Think "Data's Day" or "Lower Decks" or something similar.

2) "What happened to the Maquis?" What happened to the Federation colonies that were along/inside the Cardassian border after the war. Did the border shift as the Fed/Klingon/Romulan Alliance conquered more territory. Sisko rescued some of the Maquis, and what about those surviving Maquis on Voyager. Did they try to rebuild? Did they go back to killing Cardassians. Lots of unanswered questions. I have a name in my head that I wanted to use: "Eddington's Raiders." Someone please take it and run with it!

3) "Organians." This one came up in the Starbase UGC chatroom, so I can't claim it's my idea, but seriously, big old Fed/Klink war, and where are the Organians?

4) "Conspiracy." Remember the alien parasites that got extremely close to taking over the Federation? Remember how they were never mentioned again? Well it's sequel time baby!

Now here's where you all join in. Please post any ideas of yours that you know you'll never have the time or interest to make into Foundry missions.
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Lt. Commander
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# 2
06-22-2012, 11:31 AM
I've been thinking about doing an Organian episode.

I became re-fascinated with them after their re-appearance on "Enterprise"
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Ensign
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# 3
06-22-2012, 12:17 PM
I have ideas for what I want to make missions on. But I just can't figure out the details like what happens in the middle and how it ends :p

Also, making a Foundry mission is so time intensive, you really need to be in the mood to make something. Maybe the Season 6 improvements will make it more streamlined.

For now, I find that I prefer playing missions rather than making them.

P.S. Everyone watch Broadcast UGC!
Captain
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# 4
06-22-2012, 12:43 PM
Have to admit that a users previous sig about the 8 ecs for a cup of tea gave me an idea.

The "how lifelike are your boffs" thread gave me some as well.

Maybe someday I;ll get access to the foundry so i can give it a try.
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# 5
06-23-2012, 01:57 PM
You may be happy now, I've had the idea of a maquis plot recently. I still have to finish the two missions i'm currently working on, and they are really demanding, but this maquis arc may be next in the queue. Next month, maybe. :biggrin:

Will be based on DS9 maquis storyline, since I find Voyager utterly boring.

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# 6
07-06-2012, 06:27 AM
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Maybe someday I;ll get access to the foundry so i can give it a try.
You STILL can't get into the Foundry?

1. Bottle Episodes - reminds me of the movie "Phone Booth" if you haven't seen it, watch it. The whole Indy Film takes place on a New York street, and you guessed it, in a phone booth.

2. I just read this to my husband, he shouted back, "A better question is, what happened to Tom Riker, who joined them and was arrested by the Cardassians?".

Here is a challenge (due to limitations in the Foundry) I am busy doing a few KDF missions next. Your ship plows through space and you get this strange message very weak.

"Federation scum, you destroy our world and flee from us. We will show you no mercy since you showed us none."

Any replies and attempts to get the signal back prove futile. Shortly after your crew (red shirts) start turning up dead throughout the ship. The mission is a basic mystery of how the crew members are dying. Medical reveals the cause of death is massive tissue disruption as if they had been "slow cooked" by a Klingon disruptor.

What happened was this; your deflector array pushes small objects like asteroids out of the path of your ship. One such "asteroid" was actually an inhabited planet. The aliens there are smaller than a common Earth flea. The entire surviving armada is aboard your ship and killing your crew one by one. The obviously impossible part is to show someone getting killed by a swarm of tiny vessels. Let me know if some one does this because I would like to know how it ends...
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Survivor of Romulus
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# 7
07-06-2012, 07:36 AM
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1. Bottle Episodes - reminds me of the movie "Phone Booth" if you haven't seen it, watch it. The whole Indy Film takes place on a New York street, and you guessed it, in a phone booth.
Love Phone Booth! Great movie.

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2. I just read this to my husband, he shouted back, "A better question is, what happened to Tom Riker, who joined them and was arrested by the Cardassians?".
Ironically I was just reading the behind-the-scenes entries on Memory Alpha for the episode "Defiant" which is one of my favorites. Apparently the subject of Tom Riker was a no-go in the DS9 writers room after that episode. I don't know why, could have made a fantastic prison break episode. But anyway, maybe Tom Riker escaped/was let go at the end of the war and founded Eddington's Raiders as the successor to the Maquis. He might be dead by now or an old man pulling the strings from some hidden base.
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Commander
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# 8
07-06-2012, 11:59 AM
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Originally Posted by drogyn1701 View Post
Ironically I was just reading the behind-the-scenes entries on Memory Alpha for the episode "Defiant" which is one of my favorites. Apparently the subject of Tom Riker was a no-go in the DS9 writers room after that episode. I don't know why, could have made a fantastic prison break episode. But anyway, maybe Tom Riker escaped/was let go at the end of the war and founded Eddington's Raiders as the successor to the Maquis. He might be dead by now or an old man pulling the strings from some hidden base.
I read he was suppose to be apart of the rebellion during the Dominion War but it was pulled at the last minute because the Actor wasn't available at the time.
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# 9
07-06-2012, 10:00 PM
The one idea I've seriously considered but never started is making a mission where the Federation returns to FGC-47 and creates a formal treaty with the inhabitants. Seriously.... why doesn't the Federation spend more time creating strong ties to non-humanoid races?

Isabella was AWESOME!

And yeah, a follow up to conspiracy would rock. (They never did a follow up because the nature of the Borg got redefined between writing Conspiracy, and Season 2.)

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# 10
07-29-2012, 06:43 AM
One of the Q pops up interested in giving you a history lesson. he takes you back thousands of years to Ferenginar where you discover that back then the Ferengi weren't the money grubbing folks that they are now.

They were more interested in nature and beauty and all that other stuff.

It;s up to the player to figure out what changed them.
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