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Join Date: Jun 2012
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I would like to report a Occupational Health and Safety issue regarding Fleet Starbases...to the Cryptic Art team

In the Ops level of the FED Fleet Starbase, there is a large curved piece of transparent aluminium arching over the doorway to the Officer of the Watch's room. This doubles as a bridge-like wallkway between the bar/lounge and an elevated platform.

However, the outer side of the walkway does not have a side barrier, so people can simply walk off it and fall right back down on to the main floor of the Ops level.

Whilst players don't actually take any damage this way, it just seems comical that, with all the gimmicky SB special projects the devs devise, there isn't a protective barrier along the outside of the walkway over the door to the OotW room.

Thoughts?

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# 2
08-24-2012, 11:44 PM
A friend of mine, who was a concept artist on CoH/V back in the day, and actually left to work on STO at Perpetual gets super angry at the lack of handrails and other common sense safety lackings in future cities etc. displayed in movies, games, tv and anime. We used to watch anime together regularly with a group from Cryptic, and we had to stop watching one series because of the lack of railings.

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# 3
08-25-2012, 01:03 AM
Redacted - posted in the wrong thread (damn multiple tabs)
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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Jul 2012
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# 4
08-25-2012, 02:38 AM
The fed prison is worse. An electric energy bridge with no railings over a giant pit. Federation H&S doesn't exist!
Career Officer
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# 5
08-25-2012, 06:33 AM
The answer is simple on no hand rails. The execs are worried that everybody would be "leaning" all day long.

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Rihannsu
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 110
# 6
08-25-2012, 02:00 PM
shush now the devs are going to make a featured project starbase safety officer for 500,000 dilithium.
Career Officer
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# 7
08-25-2012, 02:25 PM
New project: Safety first

Any exposed ramp or elevated walkway on your starbase will now have handrails. All consoles will have padding around the outside to prevent bruising. And most importantly, all seats will have seat belts.

Additionally, anyone beaming onto the station will recieve a new EVA suit known simply as "Padded," which all station personnel are required to wear at all times. Any resemblance to the Michelin Man is purely coincidental.

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# 8
08-25-2012, 03:59 PM
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Additionally, anyone beaming onto the station will recieve a new EVA suit known simply as "Padded," which all station personnel are required to wear at all times. Any resemblance to the Michelin Man is purely coincidental.
Maybe Sta-Puft Marshmellow Man could be a C-Store skin for it.
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# 9
08-26-2012, 02:26 AM
Now, everyone take out a safety pencil and a circle of paper. . .
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Career Officer
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# 10
08-26-2012, 06:53 AM
And yet the Klingon Starbase has an abundance of handrails, even in places where it doesn't make sense...
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