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Lt. Whetu introduces an old friend to a new ship in our latest fiction blog!

https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/11142973

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  • centurian821centurian821 Member Posts: 240 Arc User
    Creating an Ion Storm? That sounds interesting indeed!

    A good read and I look forward to the final result!
  • giliongilion Member Posts: 666 Arc User
    edited April 22
    Very good read, kinda want to re-play the attack on Utopia Planitia now... even if it will make me feel like an TRIBBLE :P
    One minor nitpick though: Exotic particle generators? Isn't "Exotic particle" supposed to be a vague term used to describe any kind of by-product generated from special anomalies?

    Edit: lol really? TRIBBLE is the new censor word? XD
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  • shadowfang240shadowfang240 Member Posts: 31,256 Arc User
    ion storm? *cough*fek'lhr class*cough*​​
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  • rattler2rattler2 Member Posts: 47,829 Arc User
    Sounds like she could be a cruiser with a science lean, or a full on Sci ship.
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  • shadowfang240shadowfang240 Member Posts: 31,256 Arc User
    it's going to be a cruiser with science lean​​
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  • captaincelestialcaptaincelestial Member Posts: 1,000 Arc User
    Buran?
  • herrgis#1415 herrgis Member Posts: 62 Arc User
    edited April 23
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  • kellmg96#5851 kellmg96 Member Posts: 473 Arc User
    an andorian zhen? whats that mean.
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  • baddmoonrizinbaddmoonrizin Member Posts: 5,705 Community Moderator
    an andorian zhen? whats that mean.

    Andorians have 4 genders, 2 male and 2 female. Zhen is one of the feminine genders.
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  • somtaawkharsomtaawkhar Member Posts: 5,891 Arc User
    Andorians have 4 genders, 2 male and 2 female. Zhen is one of the feminine genders.
    This was one of the most dumb things the novels made up.
  • spiritbornspiritborn Member Posts: 1,447 Arc User
    Andorians have 4 genders, 2 male and 2 female. Zhen is one of the feminine genders.
    This was one of the most dumb things the novels made up.

    The funny thing is that Enterprise (the series that is) implies that there's only 2 genders for Andorians and that whole thing is based on line Data said in TNG that could interpitted many ways.
  • herrgis#1415 herrgis Member Posts: 62 Arc User
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  • ethoirethoir Member Posts: 122 Arc User
    But will it be compatible with the Constellation Class skin? Inquiring players want to know.
  • reyan01reyan01 Member Posts: 12,423 Arc User
    Creating an Ion Storm? That sounds interesting indeed!

    Yeah! +20% chance of your Captain being replaced by their evil counterpart from an alternate universe upon activation of any attack pattern......
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  • centurian821centurian821 Member Posts: 240 Arc User
    reyan01 wrote: »
    Creating an Ion Storm? That sounds interesting indeed!

    Yeah! +20% chance of your Captain being replaced by their evil counterpart from an alternate universe upon activation of any attack pattern......

    I can dig it XD
  • smokebaileysmokebailey Member Posts: 3,308 Arc User
    Andorians have 4 genders, 2 male and 2 female. Zhen is one of the feminine genders.
    This was one of the most dumb things the novels made up.
    I think it's neat :)
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  • centurian821centurian821 Member Posts: 240 Arc User
    Andorians have 4 genders, 2 male and 2 female. Zhen is one of the feminine genders.
    This was one of the most dumb things the novels made up.
    I think it's neat :)

    Indeed. Their aliens so why not?
  • kaggert27kaggert27 Member Posts: 110 Arc User
    reyan01 wrote: »
    Creating an Ion Storm? That sounds interesting indeed!
    Yeah! +20% chance of your Captain being replaced by their evil counterpart from an alternate universe upon activation of any attack pattern......
    I can dig it XD
    That would be nice actually, random chance of the original Iconian Dreadnaught "Obex" ship the game had that appeared in game before in the mission "The Return" that was 'removed' and Folded into "Where Angels Fear to Tread" like if you use the Triolic Pattern Enhancer on ground has a chance to bring: "Entities reported include Tribbles, 23rd century Klingon Dahar Masters, 23rd century Starfleet Security Officers, and Devidian Phantasms". I can't say I've seen more than Devidians (I've seen 2 spawn before from same deployment)...actually amazed they never implemented a chance of such with any space powers that make rift type things...
  • zedbrightlander1zedbrightlander1 Member Posts: 12,955 Arc User
    Buran would/could be an excellent name for an Andorian Captain. Perhaps spelled as - B'urran. :)
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  • crm14916crm14916 Member Posts: 1,091 Arc User
    edited April 23
    I couldn't post yesterday, but the Andorian zhen is a feminine gender (like a few posters above mentioned) but then the name of the captain starts with the "th" prefix, which denotes a thaan, or male gender... If the captain truly is one of the females of the species, her name should be zh'Pev, not th'Pev... At least that's how their names work, as far as I know...

    Also, the name Buran is what the Soviet's called their version of the space shuttle... It flew a few times, as far as I know... But they only built 1 and a half of them (meaning the second orbiter never got completed). So it is a fitting name as far as other ships named after American space shuttles go... Just an FYI...

    Otherwise, another good read!
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  • ltminnsltminns Member Posts: 8,862 Arc User
    How can you not love that little face?
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