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Craig Zinkievich Returns to Star Trek Online and Cryptic as New COO

Posted Sat, Apr 09, 2011 by Martuk

If you're a Star Trek fan, you know that it's all too common a thing for one of the show's characters to die and return in some surprising way at a later time. Oddly enough, the departure of Star Trek Online Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich surprised a lot of fans when he stepped down last July following the game's February launch. But like other characters in the Star Trek saga, Zinkievich has returned. According to a recent STOked podcast interview with now STO Executive Producer Dan Stahl, Zinkievich has returned to Cryptic as its new COO (around the 10:40 mark).

Fan reaction in the official forum thread has been mixed with some praising the return and others not quite so happy. Dan Stahl took to the forums to respond to players and welcome Zinkievich back to the Cryptic team.What do you think this means for STO? Let us know below.

Sources:
Massively
STOked Podcast
Dan Stahl STO Forum Response

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