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Ok I am noticing people are labelling missions as Romulan friendly, that is while they are not written specifically for Romulan players they can be played by Klinks/ Feds and Romulans. What are all the boxes that must be checked to make your mission Romulan friendly?

Off the top of my head:

1. You cannot have the mission take place on the players ship
2. It cannot be in any social zone where Romulans are not permitted.
3. The Rank of the player must be fill in dialog instead of just writing Captain.
4. You may need to add more dialog options to accomodate Romulan players.

What are your thoughts?
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# 2
09-27-2013, 09:36 PM
4. is definately a big must. Being able to provide a romulan perspective on a fed/Kdf mission is important.

3. Eh, not so much. You are still the Captain of a ship, It's a position not a rank.

Another one, 5, Have the ability for characters to react you differently if you choose the Romulan options.
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# 3
09-27-2013, 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by bazag View Post
4. is definately a big must. Being able to provide a romulan perspective on a fed/Kdf mission is important.

3. Eh, not so much. You are still the Captain of a ship, It's a position not a rank.

Another one, 5, Have the ability for characters to react you differently if you choose the Romulan options.
Ok... I thought the rank system on Romulan ships was Commander, sub commander and so on. There are only a handful of trek episodes for me to go on.

5. That is a good one.

My mission starts with you catching up with an old teacher from your academy days so I am guessing this would lose the Romulan friendly tag....
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# 4
09-27-2013, 10:37 PM
No Lincoln is correct. Calling someone "Captain" if they command a ship regardless of rank is a Human tradition. There's no evidence to suggest Romulans observe it as well. You're better off using [Rank].
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# 5
09-28-2013, 03:31 AM
Dialogue options sound good

But it would be a task to make them sound properly romulan i guess, Would take time to get the culture right perhaps


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# 6
09-28-2013, 08:31 AM
You also have references to Starfleet and Federation that you need to be careful of. Examples would be "report to Starfleet", "you Federation types" etc. etc. Plus when someone grants you the mission, it reason needs to make sense if you're not Federation. Any characters from your ship also are risky due to uniform and race.

Second, references to Romulans. If they're always about Romulans in third person then it makes it sound like you're not one.

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