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Over the years since it was first introduced on TV screens, the Star Trek franchise has featured on most popular media from TV and film to books games and toys. With the advent of the PC, it was a natural progression that Star Trek would spawn a series of computer games.
“Stop the Signal” once again sees Star Trek Online players engaging in battle with the treacherous Undine. With their superior weapons and shapeshifting ability, you’re going to need all the help you can get to get through this mission.
Star Trek Online is a good game, but it isn’t perfect. The inclusion of cool new features like a holodeck mission architect or repeatable patrol missions would go a long way toward increasing the game’s playability and marketability.
The final Star Trek Online Patrol Mission in the Sirius Sector Block is the Risa Sector patrol. Prepare yourself for some space combat, as you’ll be fighting Klingons or Gorn in all four systems of this patrol: Tazi, Doonia, Koolhaas, and Omar.
Your first STO Fleet Action is Starbase 24. You’ll warp into the midst of a huge space battle, then be asked to rescue some scientists and fly them to safety. Along the way you’ll contend with a Klingon fleet and explore what’s left of the doomed starbase.
Wondering how to unlock that sweet uniform you saw in-game? Our guide to STO Uniforms covers all the unlockable outfits from Star Trek’s past and contains the code needed to unlock that sweet Wrath of Khan uni you’re after.
The second half of our guide to Star Trek Online C Store items covers all the unique ship customization options available for purchase with Cryptic Points. Whether you’re looking to personalize your bridge layout or create the most unique ship exterior possible, there’s something here for you.
Star Trek Online is as intricate a game as there is out there today. Combining space and ground combat with a myriad of customization and item management options, there are a few tips and tricks that even veteran players are likely to find unfamiliar.
The patrol missions in Star Trek Online can get a little tedious at times, but they’re one of the best ways to get some much-needed experience points for your character. The Orion Sector patrol requires you to take on Klingons and Orions in the Pellme, Una, Kinjer, and Reytan Systems.
Like City of Heroes and any number of MMOs before it, Star Trek Online will soon be offering Veterans Rewards to players who have active subscriptions for a certain length of time. These exclusive rewards include ships, emotes, uniform options, respects, and titles.
Star Trek Online players who find and recruit friends to the game can now earn exclusive rewards including a pet, bridge officer, and the exclusive Galaxy Class ship design first made famous in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “All Good Things.”
Cryptic has hinted many times at their desire to add another Star Trek Online playable faction with future expansions to the game. Recently, a poll was posted on the website listing four choices for players to vote on: The Borg, Romulans, Cardassians, Dominion, and the Horta.
Players looking to make changes to their existing character or create a new one using races unavailable to other players should check out the offerings in Cryptic’s C Store. From playable races like the Klingon and Tellarite to the ability to rename or respec your character, the C Store has it all.
Like many current MMOs, Star Trek Online offers special items for purchase through microtransactions. Check out full details on the in-game “C-Store” including how to buy Cryptic Points and what exactly you can spend them on, as well as a quick how-to on redeeming them.
Your first patrol mission has you taking on Orion pirates, destroying an illegal shipyard, and placating some angry miners in the Beytan, Pico, Bhea, and Kei systems. Our guide to the patrol has full details and a walkthrough for each mission.
Space combat in Star Trek Online is a more methodical, some would argue plodding, version of traditional MMO combat mechanics. Maneuvering capital ships in space requires tactics, strategy, and planning. Find out more in our introduction to STO Space Combat.
Hide and Seek is the third story mission you’ll undertake as a Starfleet Lieutenant. In this journey into a dangerous nebula, you will do battle with Gorn forces and storm an illicit Klingon listening post.