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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2017, 10:06:16 AM »
Seriously...how did this thread turn out this way?
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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #16 on: May 31, 2017, 10:07:42 AM »
Seriously...how did this thread turn out this way?

Because this is how they all turn out?
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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #17 on: May 31, 2017, 10:15:49 AM »
http://store.steampowered.com/app/527100/Star_Trek_Bridge_Crew/

I am not really a Star Trek fan, but this may be the most immersive enjoyable VR experience I've had to date. Definitely worth picking up VR gear to experience.

Please tell me you prefer the TOS bridge.

Nah. I much prefer the more modern one. Sorry. The TOS bridge controls look like a faux jewelry consignment sale.

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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #18 on: May 31, 2017, 11:39:04 AM »
Does it have green Orion slave women?

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/26/virtual-reality-sexual-harassment-online-groping-quivr

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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #19 on: May 31, 2017, 11:40:20 AM »
Couldn't she virtually kick him in the balls?
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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #20 on: May 31, 2017, 11:46:08 AM »
"I felt so powerless... there was nothing I could do save asking him to stop, Easily killing his distracted character with my spells, weapons and skills,
kicking him off the game and not playing with him anymore, or replying him in kind... I was so powerless."

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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #21 on: May 31, 2017, 01:41:07 PM »
Seriously...how did this thread turn out this way?

As many years as you've been hanging around this crew, you shouldn't be surprised by how fast or what direction this thread has gone. 
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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #22 on: May 31, 2017, 01:42:10 PM »
We've boldly gone where we've gone many times before.
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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #23 on: May 31, 2017, 01:52:14 PM »
The Green Orion Slave Girls are all free now. And I hear they only turn green when they're VERY close.  ::)
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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #24 on: May 31, 2017, 01:53:20 PM »
Danger close.
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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #25 on: May 31, 2017, 03:42:06 PM »
http://store.steampowered.com/app/527100/Star_Trek_Bridge_Crew/

I am not really a Star Trek fan, but this may be the most immersive enjoyable VR experience I've had to date. Definitely worth picking up VR gear to experience.

Seems more like a VR tech demo than a VR Star Trek experience. You probably need to play Star Trek Online for the full ST experience... VR not withstanding. ;)

https://www.polygon.com/virtual-reality/2017/5/29/15703172/star-trek-bridge-crew-preview

and I quote:

"Despite its grand vistas, Star Trek: Bridge Crew comes across more like a simple mobile game than a full virtual reality simulation of space combat and exploration."


and the after co-op updated version of the review:

"Despite its grand vistas, Star Trek: Bridge Crew comes across more like a sterile demo than a full virtual reality simulation of space combat and exploration"

This is all music to my ears, because in order for me to experience this in VR it would involve a purchase of £400+ equipment to play something close to a mobile game or tech demo. I've gotten 8+ months of Star Trek fuelled gaming from STO and have really enjoyed that.. at a fraction of the cost.

Two points:

1) You need to have bought into VR already, to have afforded the equipment
2) You need to have a crew of serious ST mates to play it with

Even then, it probably won't deliver any of the exceptional things a Star Trek title should.

It is basically waving your arms around, and pushing buttons. Admittedly on the deck of a 3d visualised Starship. But, alas we're not there. Price wise. Experience wise. I wish we were.





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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #26 on: May 31, 2017, 04:01:55 PM »
http://store.steampowered.com/app/527100/Star_Trek_Bridge_Crew/

I am not really a Star Trek fan, but this may be the most immersive enjoyable VR experience I've had to date. Definitely worth picking up VR gear to experience.

Seems more like a VR tech demo than a VR Star Trek experience. You probably need to play Star Trek Online for the full ST experience... VR not withstanding. ;)

https://www.polygon.com/virtual-reality/2017/5/29/15703172/star-trek-bridge-crew-preview

and I quote:

"Despite its grand vistas, Star Trek: Bridge Crew comes across more like a simple mobile game than a full virtual reality simulation of space combat and exploration."


and the after co-op updated version of the review:

"Despite its grand vistas, Star Trek: Bridge Crew comes across more like a sterile demo than a full virtual reality simulation of space combat and exploration"

This is all music to my ears, because in order for me to experience this in VR it would involve a purchase of £400+ equipment to play something close to a mobile game or tech demo. I've gotten 8+ months of Star Trek fuelled gaming from STO and have really enjoyed that.. at a fraction of the cost.

Two points:

1) You need to have bought into VR already, to have afforded the equipment
2) You need to have a crew of serious ST mates to play it with

Even then, it probably won't deliver any of the exceptional things a Star Trek title should.

It is basically waving your arms around, and pushing buttons. Admittedly on the deck of a 3d visualised Starship. But, alas we're not there. Price wise. Experience wise. I wish we were.



Suffice it to say, I disagree with the review you have posted, but since its telling you what you want to hear, I guess you can run with it.

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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #27 on: May 31, 2017, 04:04:37 PM »
500 quatloos on the newcomer!
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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #28 on: May 31, 2017, 06:03:01 PM »
Pretty interesting.  Is it story based?

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Re: Star Trek Bridge Crew
« Reply #29 on: May 31, 2017, 06:16:57 PM »
Pretty interesting.  Is it story based?

Yes. There is a campaign and then you can also play in a mode that generates random encounters.
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