Yeah, if you're looking for old-school TOS-style adventures, I'm afraid your best bet is to pick up a copy of GURPS Prime Directive and round up some players and a GM. (Come on, you're already being a nerd by playing a Star Trek game - is a tabletop RPG that much worse for your street cred?)
Originally Posted by aelfwin1
STO does not offer the type of exploration you're looking for .
If interested , you can repost your OP in the Foundry discussion forum , and ask for recommendations for story themes you'd like to play , such as first contact stories .
For example , look up author Alimac30 in the Foundry .