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A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

Mirror Incursion Critical!

Woohoo!!! It took a while...but I finally got all of the Mirror Incursion Research DOFF (duty officer) missions completed with a critical rating! As a result, I got the nice little title of "Mirror Infiltrator" in Star Trek Online (and around 50,000 dilithium, which I don't have much use for at the moment).  This DOFF accolade had 10 missions to complete, and when I originally tried to play through
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Back on the Mac!

 Well, to be fair, I was never gone, but my "daily driver" for the past 3 years (during the early days of COVID) has been an aging Dell Optiplex 9010, which was a hand-me-down. When my work-issued Surface Pro 3 died an untimely death in 2017 (and wasn't replaced), I refurbished the Optiplex which I had saved in our equipment closet for just such an emergency occasion. The original use case was
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Risa 2022 - STO

 With the summer winding down, I guess it's time to leave the summer vacation magical island of Risa. Interestingly enough I did not spend a ton of time in STO this summer. I did log in once a day for a quick "Fly High"mission to get this summer's freebie ship, but there wasn't much to keep me around.  I don't think I participated in any other Lohlnut gathering activities.  I had stacked
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Star Trek Online: The Pathyaeger

 Here's another April Fools... this time from Star Trek Online, a mashup of the Pathfinder and the Yaeger (and yes, I'd fly this... if it weren't exploding when you first set foot on it 😂)From the announcement:The Pathyeager was the brainchild of Starfleet’s first Pakled ship designer, Nahamcam [Nuh-ham-kam], inspired by the old Dominion War-era USS Yeager and the Clumpships of the 2380s.Splicing
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Star Trek Online: Shadow's Advance

 For the past few weeks, I've been playing the newest episode in the current mirror universe story arc, and the latest TFO (TaskForce Operation) to get my hands on this year's anniversary ship giveaway.  For free-to-play players, cryptic really gives away quite a lot of free ships (to those who grind anyway).I was surprised to see Janeway (and mirror Janeway) in this episode, and I loved
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Some more STO accolades...

I've been saving this post to see if I can add some more before I post, but it seems like STO has not been adding any more accolades with the content that they've been adding recently.  I've been meaning to go back to some old missions that require a teaming-up with others to earn the mission accolades, but between summer events, special events, special missions, and the new Mirror Universe thread
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Adieu | Defiance 2050

Never ended up beating Nim... Well... I guess the inevitable happened!  Defiance 2050 is now dead.  This is something that happened back in April, but I was otherwise occupied so I didn't write much about it then.  The original Defiance (aka "D13" to the gaming community) was turned off last year.  I guess the promise of keeping 2050 up and running, and giving the players some
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Some more STO accolades

I've been saving this post and keeping track of accolades I earned since the last time I posted about my accolade hunt in Star Trek Online.  Since a few of them are now collected - here is what I've earned. These are in the order I got them (2019-2020).Time BanditThis was one of the few Red Alert accolades I was missing.  To earn this one you need to save the entire cargo fleet from being
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Klingon Concertina Festival | STO

Another belated April Fool's joke.  The Artisanal Sonification System came back this year (I always look forward to it), and apparently this year many headliner NPCs were playing the concertina wherever you usually found them.  I did come across a download of all Artisanal Sonification System sounds, but I forgot to bookmark it...d'oh!  I would have liked to add those sounds as alert
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10 years of Star Trek Online!

Well, it's no small feat for an MMO to make it 10 years!  So cheers to you, STO!  I didn't start playing until it became Free-to-Play (so I've only been playing for 8 years), but it's still an amazing game.  As is customary for the STO team, they released an anniversary infographic.I only wish I had started a Klingon and Romulan Delta Recruit back in the day so I could claim those account-wide
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