Star Trek: The Kobayashi Alternative

May 16, 2011

Every Star Trek fan has wished for the real Trek game.  The open-ended captain-simulation that lets you explore the galaxy, manage your ship and crew, and make meaningful choices that don’t always involve combat.  The closest we’ve recently gotten has been Bridge Commander, and arguably Star Trek Online, but any fan will tell you these games weren’t quite what we all want out of the ideal Trek game.  “When will they learn how to make a truly perfect Trek game?!” We cry out.

But guess what?  They’ve already made it – in 1985.

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A Series of Series: Ahoy Matey! Problems Ahead!!!

July 12, 2009


Well I’m going to break up my music reverie this week in order to discuss a series that has a massive flaw that is known in small cases, unknown to most of the world, and ignored by those who produce this series.

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