Okay, that’s snarky but I just don’t see these guys existing in the Star Trek universe. I haven’t disliked STO character designs this much since the Voth dinosaur silliness.
I don’t know if I dig that lower impulse engine, but otherwise – neato.
The Andromeda Class Exploration Cruiser has its own unique costumes and gains access to parts from the Galaxy and Monarch costumes and can also use parts from the Venture Class if you own that starship.
- Tier: 6
- Faction: Starfleet
- Required Rank: Vice Admiral
- Hull Strength: 45,885 at level 50 and 53,200 at level 60
- Shield Modifier: 1
- Crew: 1000
- Fore Weapons: 4
- Aft Weapons: 4
- Device Slots: 4
- Bridge Officer Stations: 1 Lieutenant Commander Tactical, 1 Lieutenant Commander Engineering/Command, 1 Commander Engineering, 1 Lieutenant Science, 1 Ensign Universal
- Console Modifications: 3 Tactical, 4 Engineering, 3 Science
- Base Turn Rate: 6 degrees/second
- Impulse Modifier: 0.15
- Friction/Traction: 25
- +5 to all power levels
- Console – Universal – Molecular Cohesion Nullifier Field
- Starship Ability Package (Cruiser)
- Absorptive Plating
- Rapid Repairs
- Enhanced Plating
- Armored Hull
- Explosive Polarity Shift (Starship Trait)
- Cruiser Command Array
- Command – Strategic Maneuvering
- Command – Shield Frequency Modulation
- Command – Weapon System Efficiency
- Command – Attract Fire
I just want the new Galaxy model. Shut up and take my money!
We’re very excited to introduce three new Tier 6 ship options, each based on existing iconic starships. Starfleet will have access to the Andromeda Class Exploration Cruiser, which is a Tier 6 version of the Galaxy Class Exploration Cruiser. Klingons have the Negh’Tev Heavy Battlecruiser, which is a Tier 6 version of the Negh’Var Heavy Battlecruiser. Lastly, Romulans will have access to the D’Khellra Battlecruiser Warbird, which is a tier 6 version of the D’Deridex Battlecruiser Warbird. All three have been given a 2410 facelift, much like was done for the Pathfinder Class Long Range Science Vessel.
Concurrent with the release of these Tier 6 ships, we have also updated the look of the original Galaxy and Negh’Var starships to better match their counterparts from Star Trek canon.
For the Galaxy, a brand new model has been made. Starship connoisseurs will enjoy finding all of the small features and details pulled from the source material such as the numbered shuttle bays or the ship’s giant arboretum windows.
This new Galaxy model will replace the existing version of the Galaxy automatically and is available for all Exploration Cruiser variants.
I really like how they’ve been releasing new episodes lately. Keep it up Cryptic.
From the STO Website :
On Thursday, March 26, we will release “Uneasy Allies,” a new featured episode starring Denise Crosby and the next part of our serialized storyline. You can expect two more blogs that will set the stage for this episode and let you see a little of what’s happened to Sela since her apprehension. “Uneasy Allies” kicks off a story that’s been five years in the making.
The Iconians are coming, and this is our last chance to prepare for war.