I'm in the same boat. I gave up after about 10 minutes and went to play Lord of the Rings Online instead. By the way, I've rarely ever had problems getting into that one (I play on the Elendimil server). I'm sorry but at this point there's no excuse. Using the excuse "its a new game" or "they didn't anticipate the response from fans" isn't cutting it anymore. Its not like STO is the first MMO Cryptic has ever made. Nor is it like STO is the first genre-based MMO either. They should have anticipated the response they would have for fans for this...its better to plan ahead and have over-planned than to under-plan and have a thousand angry fans.
This is TWICE now that I had a clear weekend that I had planned on using to play STO and can't because I can't get in game. When I actually get IN game I love the game...but I don't tolerate sitting and waiting to get in when I'm paying a fee to play (and yes, I'm a lifetime subscriber so I -have- been billed already). I thought they said they fixed this issue? Why do they refuse to go to a multiple server system like everybody else does? That would go a long way to alleviating the issue.
Im currently 154 and been sitting here for an hour. This bull ***** is why this game will fail, not from the bugs, gameplay, or content. But the fact that you just cent get in game when you want too and when you do, you lag to hell and when you get kicked from the game for whatever, you gotta sit in the damn queue for another 4 hours.
I started out at 529/529 its been a half hour and i've moved to 525/1389 tell me what was the use of paying for the lifetime sub if all i get to do is watch the queue screen???
Originally Posted by marcallo
I've been letting it sit just for fun after having gotten booted out of a Delta Volanus mission.
I'm currently 492/692 it started 15 minutes ago as 492/492. This is a terrible system. I never log on forums to complain about a game like this that just came out. I kept my tongue in Beta. But this is ridiculous. Did they not expect people to like star trek? Maybe cryptic should get off their buts and abandon that one server system of theirs and bring up a second shard and let people pick. Do an east coast west coast or something. ANYTHING... I really like this game.
But between powers not having real descriptions. For example, what does a photon grenade ACTUALLY do? Because that tool tip means nothing. They didn't learn anything from champions... sad.
I am also very reserved when it comes to flaming, but this tests my patience. Luckily for Cryptic I understand tho.
They never expected Star Trek to be this Popular. This is what happens if you send a businessman to buy a license. He doesn't know it's true worth.
I dont want to hurt you feelings.. But, Cryptic New the numbers coming in.. I was on the Forum dicussing this almost 3 years ago.. the forum I was on was HUGE about this game..
Star Trek, has been showing since the 1980s, Their are Huge conventions just for it.
Please dont give me that they did not know.. Oh They KNEW.
During Open Beta, We had the same Server full please wait problem.. They said they were going out to buy more servers to fix this problem. This is Just headstart. Which is basically the same Open beta players with about maybe 5 to15% increase in players.