Not sure if this has been touched on yet, as I'm a new joiner of this thread.
One thing that would be interesting to see would be and this goes with
Tom's idea of two ships, network play. You and a friend each command a
ship and help each other to complete a mission, so for example the
stopping of the Phoenix.
On 7/11/11, Thomas Ward <thomasward1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Dark,
> yeah. I know what you mean. I was just giving you an example of how an
> editor might work.
> Obviously, you might team up with the Klingon ship, Quvaht, to hunt
> down ships aligned with the House of Duras who are trying to over
> throw the Klingon government. Obviously, in a case like that you would
> need specific ship names in order to keep from blasting your own
> people. Star Trek, as you pointed out, is usually more complex than
> just blasting away at unnamed Romulan, Klingon, or Cardassian
> For instance, Commander Sela, commands the Goraxus. As she shows up in
> a number of Star Trek epasodes I could foresee her ship showing up in
> the game somewhere. Sela, doesn't like the Federation too much, and
> she has some personal issues with the Enterprise in particular. It
> would just seem logical that main villains like Sela would be there
> Interesting enough your mission idea reminds me of the TNG epasode the
> wounded. That's the one where the Phoenix's captain goes rogue, and
> the Enterprise is called into help the Cardassians hunt down the
> Phoenix. The Enterprise and the Cardassian ship Trager eventually stop
> the Phoenix before he starts a war between the Cardassians and
> Federation. That's a perfect kind of mission for a game like this.
> On 7/11/11, dark <d...@xgam.org> wrote:
>> Hi Tom.
>> extra missions or an editer would both be nice options.
>> The one situation I would like to avoid is one where you create the game,
>> perhaps 12 missions, then nothing gets done, sinse however good your 12
>> there is always more of the trek universe to explore and challenge.
>> As to ship names, well if you are using prerecorded speech, perhaps
>> generic ship names such as romulan warbird, but also have some specific
>> names in there.
>> For instance, you might have a mission warning that one captain has gone
>> rogue and stolen plans to a destructive weapon the Romulans have been
>> working on.
>> The romulan government grudgingly agree to let a federation ship join the
>> search, however starfleet obviously want as much detail of this weapon as
>> possible just in case relations with the romulans deteriorate.
>> So, you would have a couple of romulan warbirds essentially on your side
>> hunting down the ship, but before destroying it you'd need to catch it
>> and perform a deep scan without the warbirds detecting you.
>> thus for this mission you'd need both the named ship of the rogue
>> captain, ---- say the Runshat, and generic warbirds as well.
>> This is just the sort of more complex and delicate mission I'd like to see
>> in a trek game myself, and while it would require more extensive
>> eg, having the reactions of the romulan ships differ and setting the
>> to end if the warbirds destroyed th Runshat before you scanned it, it
>> also give a far better experience of what the Trek universe is actually
>> beware the Grue!
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