Klingon Controversy | STOked S1 E16

Klingon Controversy | STOked S1 E16

STOked Season 1 Episode 16: We discuss the community’s reaction to recent Klingon press, finalized pre-order information and the updated Ships of the Line pages. Plus we drop some Closed Beta information in your face and bring you current on all the latest STO news from around the web – from Klingons and PvP to voice-overs and videos.

THEN another heaping helping of beautiful screenshots to cap off the episode!

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FEATURE:

Klingon explosion after our last episode STOked.

NEWS:
Zinc Confirms new “Transwarp” ability in STO that returns you to the main star base instantly:

Complete Pre-Order FAQ and Info @ Cryptic.com
http://www.startrekonline.com/preorder-faq
http://www.startrekonline.com/retail
and
http://www.startrekonline.com/exclusives

BETA INFO:

* Battle damage meshes are in-game!
* Leaked videos on YouTube!

Fed:



Klingons:

ARTICLES:

startrekonline.com — Klingon Info
http://startrekonline.com/node/777

New Ship Listing @ Cryptic
http://www.startrekonline.com/ships-index

Jack Emmert goes to bat for Klingons @ MMORPG.com
http://www.mmorpg.com/gamelist.cfm/game/352/feature/3847/Star-Trek-Online-Jack-Emmert-Talks-Klingons.html

* They have a full set of skills, their own bridge officers, their own ships, their own territory, their own advancement and their own missions.
* There is PvE content, it only lacks the depth of the Fed’s content. (random encounters)

Character Creation – Rock Paper Shotgun
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2009/12/18/star-trek-online-characters-creatored/

* Good pictures
* Explanation of facial morphology on pre-set races

Character Creation – ZAM.com
http://www.zam.com/story.html?story=20862

* More great character creation pictures

Craig Zincievich interview – Thirteen1 magazine
http://www.thirteen1.com/Issues/13131209/mag.php

* You’ll experience references to well-known characters, but their likeness rights are “sticky and expensive” so you won’t meet them.

“What We Know So Far” – ZAM.com
http://www.zam.com/story.html?story=20942

* Rehash of details on the game so far. Good source to point new folks, but no new information.

A Three Hour Tour, Inside Beta – MMORPG.com
http://www.mmorpg.com/gamelist.cfm/game/352/feature/3846/Star-Trek-Online-Inside-Beta-A-Three-Hour-Tour.html

VIDEOS:

Behind the Scenes: Zachary Quinto voiceover session (IGN.com)
http://pc.ign.com/dor/objects/14270158/star-trek-online/videos/startrekonline_trl_btsquinto_121509.html;jsessionid=1i7ejag11k8w8

Veil of Space, Part 1: “Into the Lion’s Den”

* Lots of interior shots. Bridges & transporter rooms.
* Lots of Klingon ship shots at the end.
* Finally some high quality voice-over work!

SCREENSHOTS:

Lots of great shots at TrekMovie
http://trekmovie.com/2009/12/15/sto-update-new-trailers-screenshots-deluxe-digital-edition-details-more/

Klingon with Bat’leth:
Klingon with Bat'leth

Klingon Bird-of-Prey:
Klingon Bird-of-Prey

Outside the Klingon High Council:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/startrekonline/4193684826/sizes/o/ (note the scar on the face)

Klingon Bat’leth battle:
Klingon Bat'leth battle

AMAZON LINKS:

Star Trek TOS Season 3 Blu-Ray or DVD Star Trek Online Pre-Order Standard Edition Star Trek Online Pre-Order Collectors Edition
Download on iTunes
OGG Vorbis Feed

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