Star Trek Online’s Original Series Expansion.
Fans of the 23rd century rejoiced at the recent announcement by Star Trek Online. Why? The game’s latest expansion is a playable story arc based on The Original Series.
In this episode of Trek News and Views, hosts Colin Higgins and Steve Roberts are joined by Maria Rosseau of Cryptic Studios to discuss the new expansion. Launched to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, this new story gives players the chance to experience TOS first hand. Helm the original 1701, complete missions with iconic characters, and become part of famous episodes such as “Journey to Babel.” Maria also talks about forthcoming in-game items, as well as what it is like working with CBS and other affiliates. She even fields some questions from TNV listeners and followers.
Meeting Maria (00:01:15)
The TOS Seed (00:09:42)
Spock Tribute (00:11:05)
The Voices of STO (00:12:52)
The Foundry (00:19:10)
STO on PS4 and Xbox One (00:23:49)
Enterprise in STO (00:31:23)
Race Limitations (00:33:37)
Working with CBS (00:37:19)
Future Projects (00:59:45)
Tea, Early Grey (01:08:05)
Colin Higgins and Steve Roberts
Colin Higgins (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager)
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