The Best of William Windom

I love character actors. They’re the real strength of any TV show or movie -- the gruff authoritarian bosses of the story’s protagonists, the wise old men of a certain age (often crusty doctors, businessm...

July 26, 2014

Star Trek Online's Dilithium Weekend Event

Star Trek Online is currently running a special weekend event where you can earn bonus Dilithium Ore by playing content throughout the game. This event runs until Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 10AM PDT. During the event...

July 25, 2014

Star Trek And Newspapers, Part 3

By all accounts, the 1969 cancellation of Star Trek should have relegated the show to the same fate as any other program ended after only three years: syndication and the occasional wave of nostalgia (think the fate o...

July 24, 2014

Star Trek Online Season 9.5 Is Live

Star Trek Online’s new mid-season update, Season 9.5, is now live on Holodeck. Read on to learn about the updates you will experience in this latest release. Season 9.5 is now available. In this latest update, ...

July 18, 2014

Data & Trek Helped Fan Feel More Comfortable in Her Own Skin

All my life, I’ve had trouble relating to people. Social skills never came easily to me (and still don’t). As one could probably guess, this was frustrating, and left me many times in a state of helplessne...

July 18, 2014

Star Trek And Newspapers, Part 2

Today, John and Maria Jose Tenuto continue their four-part look at how the making of the futuristic Star Trek was charted through the prosaic and down-to-earth technology of newspapers during the past 50 years. The se...

July 16, 2014

VISOR-Vision for the Blind

There's no other way to put this: surgeons at the University of Michigan Health System have built a working forerunner to the VISOR worn by Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge, chief engineer of the USS Enterprise in Star Trek:...

July 14, 2014

Crafting Systems, Part 3

Star Trek Online, with the new Research and Development system coming in Season 9.5, is adding even more ways to obtain R&D materials for the game. The most noticeable additions are added R&D material rewards ...

July 11, 2014

Ten For Ward: 10 Star Trek Episodes That Can Work As Stage Plays

With blockbuster movies and their big-budget special effects spectacle that threatens to overwhelm every other aspect of their production, and Star Trek getting some of that attention in recent years, we Trekkies rema...

July 10, 2014

Star Trek Dev Diary #1 -- Designing Star Trek Timelines

Star Trek Dev Diary #1Designing Star Trek TimelinesTim Crosby, Lead Game Designer The Game Design Nexus Part of game design is the taking in and preserving great ideas. Ideas -- regardless of origin person, planet...

July 07, 2014

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