Star Trek Online Preview - Emmert's Top 8 Gameplay Details Revealed

Posted Mon, Aug 11, 2008 by Cody Bye

If there's one game that many individuals have been waiting years for, it's Star Trek Online. Through all the tumultuous escapades and scandalous interactions, Star Trek Online has finally fallen into the hands of a worthy developers, and the fine folks at Cryptic Studios are well on their way to creating a space epic masterpiece. At the annual Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, Cryptic Studios' Jack Emmert gave fans eight big details about Star Trek Online, and the Ten Ton Hammer staff has posted them for you to read about at your leisure, so enjoy!

2. Will you be a captain of a starship?

Yes. Emmert noted that you will be able to control the ship and its crew from day one. However, you may not start out at the rank of captain. “As all of you know,” Emmert said while addressing the fans, “you don’t necessarily need to be a captain’s rank [to command a starship]. You’ll need to earn your way up to it. You’ll start out with a small ship and a small crew and slowly build your way up.”


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