Deck Eight is a Star Trek Online podcast from Trek.fm that brings you STO news, tips and tricks, and Foundry reviews. The show is currently on hiatus, but please enjoy the back catalog of tips, discussion, walkthroughs, and interviews with STO creators.
Deck Eight 13: The ISS Meets Kirkfats09/10/2012 Duración: 36min
Kirkfats Foundry Mission. In this episode of Deck Eight, co-host Thomas Baddeley is joined by Dee Tite, who is sitting in for Colin this week. In news we cover the current Cryptic-Perfect World linking promotion, the 7th Starbase Featured Project “Where Decisions Are Made,” news on Star Trek London, the 1,000-Day Veteran Award, and the Stitcher Radio Awards. In the feature, Tom takes us through a Foundry mission by Starbase UGC’s Kirkfat aboard his very own ship, the U.S.S. International Sex Symbol… Tristan Riddell.
Deck Eight 12: Through a Time Ship, Darkly02/10/2012 Duración: 43min
Time Ships and Mirror Universe Ships. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley cover the new Temporal Lock Boxes and Lobi ships, Wells Class temporal science vessels, Mobius Class temporal destroyers, the Korath Class Klingon temporal science vessels, Aeon timeships, Rozhenko timeships, and from the Mirror Universe the Krenn Class temporal destroyers. We also look at the the Lobi Crystal Store’s Space Equipment Box, Chroniton Dual Beam Bank, Temporal Disruption Device, Tachyokinetic Converter, and the Time Traveler Jumpsuit.
Deck Eight 11: Oooooh Shiny!25/09/2012 Duración: 56min
Trophies. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley cover the latest Starbase interiors, a 15% off sale on Master Keys, and take a detailed look at the special lock box promotion. Then in the feature we’ll take you through the wonderfully shiny world of trophies!
Deck Eight 10: Kirk's Other Canon18/09/2012 Duración: 01h07min
Ground Combat, Part Deux. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley cover the September 2012 edition of “Ask Cryptic,” the recent poll that asked what features you would like to see in Star Trek Online for 2013, and them wrap up our in-depth look at ground combat in STO.
Deck Eight 9: Not a Kirk Canon11/09/2012 Duración: 01h10min
Ground Combat. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley cover Federation racing uniforms, “History and Movement” in Starbases, a last chance at Tholian lock boxes, and Star Trek Online joining Raptr. Then in the feature they take an in-depth look at ground combat in STO.
Deck Eight 8: Easter Eggs In Space28/08/2012 Duración: 47min
Special Accolades. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley look at the recent Zen bonus sale, Klingon Captain ships, TNG uniforms, a special fleet event, and delve into Star Trek Online’s hidden accolades on the Klingon, Romulan, Cardassian, Undine, and Borg fronts.
Deck Eight 7: Shields! Shields!21/08/2012 Duración: 53min
An in-depth look at shields. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley look at the Fleet Week Event and the new Regent Class Assault Cruiser. Then in the feature we go in depth into shields to discuss the various types and how you can leverage them to match your gameplay.
Deck Eight 6: Brandon and the Klingons14/08/2012 Duración: 01h08min
Brandon W. Felczer, Perfect World. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley look at a special offer on Gold Memberships, a new Account-wide Bank option for Silver STO players, and a rundown of Klingon Command ships. Plus we examine a transcript from Ship Artist Ian “JamJamz” Richards to learn more about the development process for the upcoming Regent Class assault cruiser. Then, in this week’s big feature, we’re joined by Brandon W. Felczer, Community Manager for Perfect World, for an extensive Q&A session about the current state and the future of Star Trek Online.
Deck Eight 5: Rumours and Flagships07/08/2012 Duración: 39min
STO Patch, Starbase Ships, Odyssey and Borta Classes. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley look at the latest Star Trek Online patch, Dan Stahl’s response to rumours of looming trouble for STO, and the different types of new Starbase ships and the colour codes now in use. We also cover the new Odyssey Class (Federation) and the Borta Class (Klingon Empire) flagships, examining the details of each and how you can buy them.
Deck Eight 4: Weyland Yutani Fleet31/07/2012 Duración: 59min
STO in Vegas, Ships and EV Suits, The State of Play, Admiral Aaron. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley look at the upcoming Las Vegas con Star Trek Online sessions, Lieutenant Commander ships, new EV suits, Daniel Stahl’s comments on “The State of the Game, fleet missions, and the new “Interior Designer” project that helps you flesh out the inside of your starbases. Plus, Admiral Aaron joins us for an interview about the Weyland Yutani fleet.
Deck Eight 3: Beyond Azure24/07/2012 Duración: 41min
Tholian Lock Boxes, TNG Anniversary Unlocks, Fleet Ship Modules, First Mission. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley go over the new Tholian lock boxes, the special TNG 25th anniversary gifts that Cryptic gave out to players, and the fleet ship modules—which are required to purchase certain fleet ships in both the Klingon Empire and Starfleet factions. In addition, Colin gives tips on selecting your character when first starting the game, explaining the various traits and how they impact your officer. Then Tom takes tactical and Colin heads-up science for a walkthrough of the first mission you’ll set out on after the tutorial aboard the U.S.S. Azure.
Deck Eight 2: To Gold Or Not To Gold17/07/2012 Duración: 41min
Comparing Plans, Cryptic Goes Zen, Season 6 Details, Tutorial Walkthrough. In this episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins and Thomas Baddeley compare STO’s Gold and Sliver Plans, delve into the official launch of Season 6: Under Siege, and take a look at some Foundry updates. Get an in-depth view of the new fleet advancement system, fleet events, max-level content, and the introduction of the Tholians to the Star Trek Online universe. We also cover the new features and improvements that Cryptic have made to The Foundry, and explain the ins-and-outs of the in-game currency change as Cryptic Points transition to Perfect World’s Zen. Lastly, Tom takes you through the very first tutorial mission in STO—a great chance for new players to get up to speed quickly and even earn that first accolade in half the time it would normally take.
Deck Eight 1: Angles, Points, and Starbases10/07/2012 Duración: 34min
Veteran Rewards, Season 6, Reinforcements Pack. In the inaugural episode of Deck Eight, hosts Colin Higgins, Thomas Baddeley, and Dee Tite take a look at many corners of the Star Trek Online universe. First up we examine the Reinforcements Duty Officer Pack and the new abilities it bestows upon your officers across various disciplines. In a closer look at the upcoming Season 6, we delve into what the focus on Fleet Starbases means to you, as well as how freighters fit into your game plan. We also take a look at the introduction of the Tholians to STO. And as the original Star Trek Online players approach the 900-day mark, we try on some of the exciting rewards that Cryptic has in store for both Federation and Klingon players. Lastly, in our “How-to” segment, Colin provides new players with a primer on selecting that first ship.