The Defense of Trill
Level: No restrictions
Starting location: Kei System, Sirius Sector Block
estimated time: 45 minutes-1 hour. Possibly longer if you explore and find everything to read and see.
I present to you my first foundry work, entitled "The Defense of Trill".
Premise: The Klingons attack colony worlds on the edge of Federation space to draw Starfleet's forces away from the Sirius sector. Then in a daring suprise attack, the Klingon Empire launches a massive assault on the planet Trill, in an effort to demoralize the Federation and occupy a strategically located world. Even the existence of the valued symbionts is threatened. All nearby ships have been scrambled to respond, yourself included. The defenders are outnumbered and outmatched, but you have to find a way to defend the planet before the Klingon Empire occupies it and digs in so deep it becomes impossible to remove them from Trill.
What this mission IS:
-A decently long story driven mission
-A mission created based around the ongoing Federation-Klingon war
-A mission designed with the goal of providing a realistic challenge but not one that should cause frustration
-A mission with (hopefully) epic space and ground battles
-inclusive of both space and ground combat, as well as story driven dialogue, and optional background information via dialogue.
-Created largely from scratch, with both entirely custom made interior maps and exteriors (cityscape), trying to stretch the creativity the foundry allows to the limit.
-For people who don't mind sitting down for a while to play a mission (rather like the featured episodes)
-For People who enjoy missions driven by story, rather than just to blow things up
-the product of many hours of hard work, not simply thrown together overnight
What this mission is NOT:
-for people who simply want to go in and blow things up for 5 or 10 minutes
- For people who don't enjoy dialogue
-For those not interested in story
-designed with the idea that "hard=fun". There are large scale battles, but you will not be single-handedly defeating the Klingon Empire. You will have allies where appropriate (and it is often appropriate)
-somehow perfect (unfortunately)
-I've had several reports of the foundry not spawning the #3 Trill Senator. I have not been able to re-create this (yet), but I will look into it this week. If you have this issue I would appreciate it if you would send a mail to @adm.revan and explain the details to me so I can gather the best info possible.
You can find the mission by searching for "The Defense of Trill". Trill can be reached via the Kei System in the Sirius Sector Block.
The mission should take an estimated 45 minutes-1 hour to complete, possibly more if you take your time and find everything there is to see and read. The mission contains both Space and Ground combat, significant dialogue (though most of it is entirely optional, with only the most important story centric dialogue being mandatory). It includes several entirely built-from scratch locations, and is the product of MANY hours of work.
I would greatly appreciate any and all (useful) feedback to continue to improve upon the project. I've not spent this much time to simply stop improving it now that it's live.