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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2012, 07:15:59 pm »
Thanks man, for both the congrats and the screenies.

And guys: How long did it take you go get to klingons? and to battlecruisers? Can you stay in space only?

It takes 24 levels as a Feddie to unlock Klingons, and Klingons start at level 20.  Doing it like that was a dumb move, IMHO, but they are apparently planning it so you can play a Klingon right from level one ( I don't know if that's with or without unlocking them).  If I remember right, their original idea for the Klinks was that they were gonna be PVP only, an option you unlocked later after you were more familiar with the game, sort of like LOTRO's monster play.

When I first tried STO there was almost no storyline or quest content on the Klingon side of things.  Fortunately that has changed.

Ship wise, as a Feddie you start with a Tier One 'Light Cruiser' (Miranda, Centaur or Shi'kahr class or a kitbashed hybrid using parts thereof).  Once you advance to Lt. Cdr (Tier 2) you have to pick your next ship type:  either an escort (focused on agility and DPS), a cruiser (focused on tanking) or a science ship (focused more on buffs and debuffs).  You're not locked in to one class by this choice and can get a different type of ship at the next tier, if you want.  Rog, for example, had a Nova-class science ship as his Lt. Cdr ride, but switched to a tactical escort at Commander.

You can also buy additional ships with dilithium, which you can earn in-game.

Klingons have essentially the same setup, except you don't have to mess around with the Tier 1 ship (A B'rel-class Bird of Prey) if you don't want to.  You start with a Tier 2 ship, I believe, and it can either be a BoP (agility and a 'battle cloak' which you can use in combat), a Raptor (DPS, mostly) or a cruiser (much like the cruiser's on the Feddie side with more agility and more forward weapons;  Feddie ships have balanced weapons slots and tend to be best used as old-school, broadside-to-broadside type ships).

And no, you are not confined to space.  Many missions have ground components, and there are ground 'war zones' for PVP and PVE.

In fact, you even get bridge officers you can take down planetside with you, and you can customize their names and appearance.  To allow the same kind of variety the Fed side has with this, the game backstory explains how the Klingons conquered or absorbed a few less-seen Trek races (including the Gorn) and these races now serve in the fleet...and yes, are available to play as PCs as well.  There's a lot of Orion females running around in command of Klingon ships. 

Incidentally, what is one of the creepier missions I've ever played on an MMO is in this game and mostly ground based.  Playable by both sides, too.
"Dialogue from a play, Hamlet to Horatio: 'There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy.' Dialogue from a play written long before men took to the sky. There are more things in heaven and earth, and in the sky, than perhaps can be dreamt of. And somewhere in between heaven, the sky, the earth, lies the Twilight Zone."
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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2012, 07:46:26 pm »
BONNIE KIN, BONNIE KIN






 Spread the nightmares.   :laugh: :laugh:



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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2012, 10:46:28 pm »
Yessss.  That's the one. ;D
"Dialogue from a play, Hamlet to Horatio: 'There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy.' Dialogue from a play written long before men took to the sky. There are more things in heaven and earth, and in the sky, than perhaps can be dreamt of. And somewhere in between heaven, the sky, the earth, lies the Twilight Zone."
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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #23 on: February 17, 2012, 02:34:26 am »
Yessss.  That's the one. ;D

 Someone didnt take the flashlight with them.   :laugh: :laugh:


 And to show I'm such a nice guy. Found that for you.

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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2012, 03:19:37 am »
BONNIE KIN, BONNIE KIN






 Spread the nightmares.   :laugh: :laugh:

I loved that mission! Doing the borg stuff now.

Stephen
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« Reply #25 on: February 17, 2012, 03:35:49 am »
BONNIE KIN, BONNIE KIN






 Spread the nightmares.   :laugh: :laugh:


I loved that mission! Doing the borg stuff now.

Stephen


 So did I, on all 3 of my feds. Mia my main finished up the missions a while ago, working on getting here all the MACO and OMEGA gears and leveling my SCI and ENG alts up to 50 so I can use them as trainers for all my BO's.

 When you guys are ready for STFs I can help even on elites I know all the tricks and my Fleet Escort rocks. Ill have to post pics of all my ships sometimes lol thats alot of ships though.


 Unfortuantely Age got assimilated and this happened.

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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #26 on: February 17, 2012, 08:00:53 am »
ROFL @ Age being Borgerizied.

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« Reply #27 on: February 17, 2012, 04:21:38 pm »
Someone didnt take the flashlight with them.   :laugh: :laugh:

Actually, I did.  Just couldn't get it to work for some odd reason.  I did bring my bat'leth, though, which worked finr, as Mr. Bonny-Kin found out to his regret. :knuppel2:
"Dialogue from a play, Hamlet to Horatio: 'There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy.' Dialogue from a play written long before men took to the sky. There are more things in heaven and earth, and in the sky, than perhaps can be dreamt of. And somewhere in between heaven, the sky, the earth, lies the Twilight Zone."
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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #28 on: February 17, 2012, 04:30:14 pm »
Um I think u did in the wrong one. Bonnie was the girl that was killed, not the killer.  :laugh:



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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #29 on: February 17, 2012, 09:03:43 pm »
I grabbed the flashlight. It was like one of those really cheap, 90's dollar store kind that kinda made whatever you shined it at a little brighter, kinda. Added to the creepiness. Loved it.

Got lost under a ramp too...loved that. Not really.

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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #30 on: February 17, 2012, 10:37:14 pm »
Um I think u did in the wrong one. Bonnie was the girl that was killed, not the killer.  :laugh:

He was the killer.  He's the one that kept singing.  That was my pet name for him.;)
"Dialogue from a play, Hamlet to Horatio: 'There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy.' Dialogue from a play written long before men took to the sky. There are more things in heaven and earth, and in the sky, than perhaps can be dreamt of. And somewhere in between heaven, the sky, the earth, lies the Twilight Zone."
                                                                 ---------Rod Serling, The Last Flight

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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #31 on: February 20, 2012, 09:27:01 pm »
My Gorn weapons officer seems to have developed a fondness for the targ in the back of the Klingon's entry-level shuttle, plus a pick of STO La'ra and L'dar piloting the thing.
"Dialogue from a play, Hamlet to Horatio: 'There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy.' Dialogue from a play written long before men took to the sky. There are more things in heaven and earth, and in the sky, than perhaps can be dreamt of. And somewhere in between heaven, the sky, the earth, lies the Twilight Zone."
                                                                 ---------Rod Serling, The Last Flight

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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #32 on: February 21, 2012, 08:44:07 pm »
They look a might confused by all the controls and stars in front of them.

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Re: Star Trek Online
« Reply #33 on: February 13, 2013, 08:53:33 pm »
BONNIE KIN, BONNIE KIN






 Spread the nightmares.   :laugh: :laugh:


I loved that mission! Doing the borg stuff now.

Stephen


 So did I, on all 3 of my feds. Mia my main finished up the missions a while ago, working on getting here all the MACO and OMEGA gears and leveling my SCI and ENG alts up to 50 so I can use them as trainers for all my BO's.

 When you guys are ready for STFs I can help even on elites I know all the tricks and my Fleet Escort rocks. Ill have to post pics of all my ships sometimes lol thats alot of ships though.


 Unfortuantely Age got assimilated and this happened.



I never did see this thread and how good my Tac get assimulated as she is 15% Klingon being the daughter of Age 40%Klingon.Mani how could and do you know all the tricks of the elite ground STFs.

although.I ma a little tired of the Borg doing all the omega rep points.