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Who Needs Genitronics?

Stardate 45587.3: While helping Geordi track down a radiation leak in cargo bay three of the USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D, Lieutenant Worf is struck down by a falling container that seems to weigh at least as much as he ...

March 30, 2015

Delta Recruits, Ready Yourselves

Delta Recruitment is almost upon us! While this system is an excellent starting point for new players to Star Trek Online, we wanted to take a moment to explain how this system worked in relation to characters you mig...

March 27, 2015

Trek IRL: Nimoy's Anti-Bullying Message, Today

Stardate: 032515.1. Tomorrow would have been Leonard Nimoy’s 84th birthday, and this piece, which passes along crucial life lessons in Mr. Nimoy’s own words, is in tribute to him. There are many reasons w...

March 25, 2015

Ba'ku to the Future

For more than 15 years we have had a soft spot for the Ba’ku culture created by Michael Piller for Star Trek: Insurrection. Likely our fascination for the serene agriculturalists grew out of our real-world field...

March 21, 2015

Welcome, New Recruits!

The recruiting efforts by Starfleet, the Klingon Defense Force and the Romulan Republic are ramping up in Star Trek Online. As the threat of an Iconian war looms over the galaxy, there is great anticipation to see all...

March 20, 2015

Designing the Defiant

The script for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s third season episode “The Search” called for a new class of warship which it described as “a little clunky.” The vessel “was built prim...

March 19, 2015

Trimbles' Close Encounters with Nimoy

“Leonard was able to touch so many lives through his acting and in the way he reached out to people.”—Russ Trowbridge, Salt Lake City Star Trek fans have been contacting us to ask how we are taking ...

March 18, 2015

Consider the Bynar

So you've been in an accident. You’ve suffered a traumatic brain injury, and the doctors weren't even sure you'd make it. But here you are—alive! There's just one a catch: your declarative episodic memory ...

March 16, 2015

Captains, Reap the Rewards

This weekend—now to Monday 3/16 at 9AM PST—Star Trek Online will be running a special weekend event during which you can earn Bonus Fleet or Reputation Marks by playing content throughout the game. During...

March 13, 2015

John Colicos: "Full Expression"

John Colicos was a "Slightly Hammy, Overblown Actor." Let us pause to see if the Internet erupts in dismay over the characterization in this essay’s title. But, actually, that is the great thespian John Colicos....

March 10, 2015

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