communications relay login

Where do they get those wonderful toys?

Started By:
beardedtoyman, 2 Weeks Ago
Views:
103
Replies:
2
  1. Bronze Contributor

    • Bronze Contributor
      Uncommon (25 Points)

      Subscribe to a monthly Bronze Subscription

      Unlocked 1 Week Ago

    • Dean’s List
      Uncommon (25 Points)

      Pass all three Academy exams

      Unlocked 1 Week Ago

    • Qualified Officer
      Common (10 Points)

      Sit and pass the Officer Qualification

      Unlocked 1 Week Ago

    • Got Orientated
      Common (10 Points)

      Sit and pass the Orientation Assessment

      Unlocked Sat 16 Feb, 2019 11:00 PM

    • Becoming a Redshirt
      Common (10 Points)

      Earn your first respect points

      Unlocked Sat 01 Jun, 2019 4:02 PM

    • The Needs of the Many
      Common (10 Points)

      Donate any amount under £25 to the UFP

      Unlocked 1 Week Ago

    ACHV. Points
    210
    Reputation
    0
    Join Date
    Feb 11 2019
    Posts
    34
    Location
    CT, USA
    1
    • Users who disliked
    • Bridger
    3
    • Users who liked
    • Morris
    • Flicky
    • Miles
    Reply With QuoteQuote
    #1
    I see all these builds that, largely, come out as cookie cutters, the same general layout fitted to the mold of the ship. Do you folks have multiples of all these things, or are you shuffling parts around every time you do a new build? And also, could anyone take on the idea of a less expensive build, that doesn't use event weapons or consoles that people who missed it will likely never get? D.O.M.I.N.O. isn't exactly easy to obtain, y'know? I get sad every time I see a build with Prolonged Engagement weapons, because I know I'll never be able to do that build if I want to go all in on DPS.
  2. Special Forces Commander

    • A Heartfelt Thank You
      Rare (50 Points)

      Donate over £100 to the UFP

      Grandfathered

    • Benefactor of the UFP
      Uncommon (25 Points)

      Donate between £75 or more to the UFP

      Grandfathered

    • Eternal Servitude!
      Uncommon (25 Points)

      Be a registered user for five years

      Unlocked Sun 23 Apr, 2017 4:00 PM

    • Paragon of Duty
      Uncommon (25 Points)

      Sign three roll calls in a row

      Grandfathered

    • Commander
      Uncommon (25 Points)

      Receive a promotion to the rank of Commander

      Unlocked 3 Weeks Ago

    • Stepping Forward
      Uncommon (25 Points)

      Going from Clearance Level 3 to Clearance Level 4

      Unlocked 1 Week Ago

    ACHV. Points
    500
    Reputation
    7
    Join Date
    Apr 23 2012
    Posts
    404
    Location
    Church Road, Virginia, U.
    0
    • Users who disliked
    • None
    3
    • Users who liked
    • Flicky
    • Miles
    • jmlane
    Reply With QuoteQuote
    #2
     –  Last edited by Morris; 2 Weeks Ago.
    I see all these builds that, largely, come out as cookie cutters, the same general layout fitted to the mold of the ship. Do you folks have multiples of all these things, or are you shuffling parts around every time you do a new build? And also, could anyone take on the idea of a less expensive build, that doesn't use event weapons or consoles that people who missed it will likely never get? D.O.M.I.N.O. isn't exactly easy to obtain, y'know? I get sad every time I see a build with Prolonged Engagement weapons, because I know I'll never be able to do that build if I want to go all in on DPS.
    You're reading my mind! I was just thinking about that today. Whenever I post my builds in the future, I plan on listing alternate equipment for all budgets. I would encourage everyone to do that with future build postings. Let us know what profession, ship, and weapon type you would like to use, and I'm sure that one of us, if not me myself, will soon post a build that may work well for you.

    In addition, your equipment moves with you from ship to ship, should you choose to use the same build on a different ship. So no multiples needed. Don't let yourself get down about not having 'X' gear. Cryptic makes things available again, every so often. It's not necessary to have the current meta's gear in order to do well anyway! Just have fun playing STO. Take your time and enjoy yourself!

    Cheers!
    Morris
    Morris Medals
  3. Bronze Contributor

    • Bronze Contributor
      Uncommon (25 Points)

      Subscribe to a monthly Bronze Subscription

      Unlocked 1 Week Ago

    • Dean’s List
      Uncommon (25 Points)

      Pass all three Academy exams

      Unlocked 1 Week Ago

    • Qualified Officer
      Common (10 Points)

      Sit and pass the Officer Qualification

      Unlocked 1 Week Ago

    • Got Orientated
      Common (10 Points)

      Sit and pass the Orientation Assessment

      Unlocked Sat 16 Feb, 2019 11:00 PM

    • Becoming a Redshirt
      Common (10 Points)

      Earn your first respect points

      Unlocked Sat 01 Jun, 2019 4:02 PM

    • The Needs of the Many
      Common (10 Points)

      Donate any amount under £25 to the UFP

      Unlocked 1 Week Ago

    ACHV. Points
    210
    Reputation
    0
    Join Date
    Feb 11 2019
    Posts
    34
    Location
    CT, USA
    0
    • Users who disliked
    • None
    0
    • Users who liked
    • None
    Reply With QuoteQuote
    #3
    I look forward to it! I've got a tac toon who has as much of that stuff as I can get for him, and then I have my sci toon, who I'm limiting to only Discovery era gear and ships. I hoard infinity weapons boxes for her. Smile I'm a terrible Science pilot, but I'm still haveeing a ton of fun with her.