Should the Trek community make its own games? -1 reply

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LaughingCheese

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#1 10 years ago

I've been investigating this new "NanoFX" engine being developed to revamp Bridge Commander. I really regret not getting it when it was new, now used copies can sell for as much as $200!!!!

Which brings me to my point. For those of us that don't have Bridge Commander, and who don't like subscription games, and who also find Armada2 and other games simply too old, I think the community should band together and make our own games.

Star Trek as a series at least is for now, the only game on the distant horizon is Star Trek:Online, and I subscription games, which means I won't be getting that one.

What do you think?




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#2 10 years ago

A man can dream bro, luckily here are some of my fictional ST Games that'd I like to see on the market: picture.php?albumid=8&pictureid=102picture.php?albumid=8&pictureid=99picture.php?albumid=8&pictureid=98picture.php?albumid=8&pictureid=97picture.php?albumid=8&pictureid=96picture.php?albumid=8&pictureid=95picture.php?albumid=8&pictureid=94picture.php?albumid=8&pictureid=93




LaughingCheese

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#3 10 years ago

Dude that's awesome!

Photoshop? Fireworks?




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#4 10 years ago
Photoshop?

Yup, I did this on my spare time. Too bad they'll never see development (sighs)




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#5 10 years ago

Yeah...

the money Paramount missed out on.




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#6 10 years ago

Dursk;4468764Yeah...

the money Paramount missed out on.

Do I detect sarcasm? ;)

The only truly outstanding Trek game, at least in my opinion, was Klingon Academy, and even that had serious short comings and canceled features that could have made it so much more than it became. Armada2 was fun for a while, but I could never manage to get an online game going.




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#7 10 years ago

Let's just hope STO manages to impress. I have high hopes for that game




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#8 10 years ago

I like the idea of the last one!

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#9 10 years ago

The problem with Trek games is that they, like their Star Wars brethren, tend to be complete shit; cashing in on the licence alone. Star Trek: Elite Force, Star Trek: Bridge Commander and Klingon Academy were the only Star Trek games which were really any good or received positive acclaim, Elite Force particularly so. The rest were... erm... mediocre at best.

If Star Trek: Online receives any decent critical reaction, and more importantly, if it makes a profit, it could be the kick in the backside that Star Trek games need to get going again. Unfortunately it is an MMO, which makes that unlikely.




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#10 10 years ago
cashing in on the licence alone

Very true, if you look at the most recent releases (Legacy, Encounters, Tactical Assault and Conquest). You can tell they're really half assed productions. Hell, some even have the same music and game models.