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Old 12-14-2009, 05:14 PM
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Default Top 10 Trekkie Reasons to Play STO

http://trekmovie.com/2009/12/14/quin...asons-to-play/

Very cool article
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Old 12-14-2009, 09:01 PM
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I'm hoping this turns out to be a pretty good game cause it'll be a huge disappointment if it's not. I'm thinking about the Direct 2 Drive pre order:


Open Beta Access
This is only available when you preorder.

Early Start Program
This is only available when you preorder.

Personal Shield
Multi-Spatial Personal Shield. This advanced personal shield system is based on Borg technology, which constantly regenerates itself and the health of its wearer. Exlusively on Direct2Drive!

Original Star Trek Uniform Set
Three uniforms from the original series (blue, red, yellow).

Exclusive "KHAAAN!" Emote
An unforgettable moment from the second Star Trek Film. This exclusive emote allows players to relive Kirk’s unforgettable moment of fury, with the timeless cry… “KHAAAN!”

Exclusive Klingon Blood Wine Toast Emote
Raise a glass like a Klingon! Greet other players with an exclusive Klingon gesture –the blood wine toast.

Unique Registry Prefix
Give your ship the coveted NX prefix, seen only on a handful of elite Starfleet vessels like the Defiant, 22nd century Enterprise, and Prometheus.

Unique Ship Item
Automated Defense Battery. This Tactical Module grants any ship a passive 360 arc attack power with a short range.
(Possibly a close in system like the Kelvin had?)

Joined Trill Race
The ability to play as a “Joined Trill” – a symbiote that grants you several lifetimes of experience.


Here's a couple sites you where you can test your comp to see if it'll play the game.

http://www.yougamers.com/gameometer/10365/

http://cyri.systemrequirementslab.com/srtest/
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Old 12-15-2009, 08:42 AM
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Wow, that Direct 2 Drive deal is a dandy! How much?
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Old 12-15-2009, 09:05 AM
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That would be some helpful info wouldn't it? $59.95 and here's a link:

http://www.direct2drive.com/1/8805/p...ition-Download
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I guess I'm gonna cancel my Amazon order and go for that. TOS uniforms! I mean, that's worth more than a few bucks to begin with. lol
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Old 12-15-2009, 09:40 AM
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Those are some pretty good bonuses for ten bucks.

Open Beta Access
This is only available when you preorder.

Early Start Program
This is only available when you preorder.


As far as I know these two come with all preorders.


Personal Shield
Multi-Spatial Personal Shield. This advanced personal shield system is based on Borg technology, which constantly regenerates itself and the health of its wearer. Exlusively on Direct2Drive!


Even if it's not much good later in the game it still might buy you enough time to beam your @ss out of a bad situation.


Original Star Trek Uniform Set
Three uniforms from the original series (blue, red, yellow).

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TOS uniforms! I mean, that's worth more than a few bucks to begin with. lol

Exclusive "KHAAAN!" Emote
An unforgettable moment from the second Star Trek Film. This exclusive emote allows players to relive Kirk’s unforgettable moment of fury, with the timeless cry… “KHAAAN!”

Exclusive Klingon Blood Wine Toast Emote
Raise a glass like a Klingon! Greet other players with an exclusive Klingon gesture –the blood wine toast.


Cool but let's face it every starbase you stop at may be full of peeps yelling “KHAAAN!” but on the other hand I saw a voters poll where half the preorders were for the TOS Constitution and this one was virtually ignored so.......


Unique Registry Prefix
Give your ship the coveted NX prefix, seen only on a handful of elite Starfleet vessels like the Defiant, 22nd century Enterprise, and Prometheus.


This isn't limited to one ship one time. You can keep it on your ship indefinitely if you desire.


Unique Ship Item
Automated Defense Battery. This Tactical Module grants any ship a passive 360 arc attack power with a short range.


Shuttles are required to fly in real close for boarding parties to beam aboard.


Joined Trill Race
The ability to play as a “Joined Trill” – a symbiote that grants you several lifetimes of experience.


All skills are supposed to be buffed for this character.
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That TOS Constitution is very appealing and yet, the D2D bonus is just jam packed with goodies. D2D wins out. Plus, Amazon's bonus is so-so (Borg officer).
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OMG great. Now I have to decide if I want to keep my Conny or if I want original uniforms =(
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I don't for how long but after a few levels the TOS Constitution will basically be a museum piece even in the game and A LOT of people will have them. Also probably in a year or so if you really want one you may be able to do one of their microtransactions and just buy it but don't hold me to that. Like you I just find this package more appealing.
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OMG great. Now I have to decide if I want to keep my Conny or if I want original uniforms =(

LOL. Decisions, decisions.
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