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STO/PWE/CS Contests

Hey folks,

I absolutely love STO. I've been an avid player for years. However one thing that really irritates me to no end is when [PWE/CS] run these big competitions, that, unless you are in the US (and in a lot of cases Canada and/or the EU) the rest of the world gets snubbed & forgotten.

Don't get me wrong, I understand why they may or may not be able to offer the prizes globally (whether that is due to legalities or whatever), but it just seems that [PWE/CS] forgets that there are players outside of those territories.

It won't stop me from playing STO but it is disappointing when they don't even offer an alternative for those who can't enter the big contests. (For example, the Star Trek: The Cruise III contest currently being run, or the lifetime subscription/gaming router competition run a little while ago (which was only available to US residents)).

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    leemwatsonleemwatson Member Posts: 5,396 Arc User
    OP, this was discussed the other day, and closed by a moderator. They have their reasons, legal or otherwise, and they do hold competitions in other territories.
    "You don't want to patrol!? You don't want to escort!? You don't want to defend the Federation's Starbases!? Then why are you flying my Starships!? If you were a Klingon you'd be killed on the spot, but lucky for you.....you WERE in Starfleet. Let's see how New Zealand Penal Colony suits you." Adm A. Necheyev.
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    baddmoonrizinbaddmoonrizin Member Posts: 10,547 Community Moderator
    As stated, this topic was brought up recently and just ended up being an argument. /Thread
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