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» Chief Science Officer

Posted on Wed Oct 7th, 2020 @ 1:31pm by Lieutenant JG Kevin Lance in General News

The author of Lieutenant Ares Curillo has informed me that he has decide to resign from the simulation. His character will be placed on the inactive list and NPCs will be used to manage his characters functions in game.

Please join me in wishing him the best of luck in his future endeavors.


» Participation Requirement

Posted on Tue Sep 29th, 2020 @ 11:11am by Lieutenant JG Kevin Lance in General News

At the suggestion of one of the players, I am implementing a participation requirement. The majority of players are currently in compliance with the proposed participation requirement. I welcome any comments on the proposed participation requirement:

Participation Requirement

The Simulation is intended to be a collaboration between players through their characters. As such there is a weekly requirement to significantly participate in at least one joint post or develop their character through at least one personal log entry. The Sim Master will use the Crew Activity report to determine if a player in is violation of this requirement.

Players who violate the participation requirement by not posting within a week will receive a written PM warning from the Sim Master. Players who violate the participation requirement for two or more weeks will be placed in an Inactive role while the Sim Master attempts to make contact. Players who violate the participation requirement for four or more weeks will be removed from the simulation and their characters inactivated.

The participation requirement will be waive for characters on a leave of absence. A leave of absence can be requested on the Control Panel tab. A player must provide a duration for the leave of absence but do not need to give a reason. Participation requirements will resume upon the end of the leave of absence’s duration.

Characters of players on a short term (two week or less) leave of absence are considered to be on the ship but otherwise detained. Characters of players on an extended (more than two weeks) leave of absence are considered to have left the ship. A player returning from an extended leave of absence will need to work with the Sim Master to have their character reintegrated into the Simulation.

» End of Mission - Distress Call

Posted on Sun Sep 13th, 2020 @ 7:49pm by Lieutenant JG Kevin Lance in General News

The mission distress call has ended. Congratulations to Larry Cypher on earning the Technobabblenium Cross for excellence in writing T'Sol's response to the phasic radiation that cause 2/3 of the ship to be out of phase.

We are transitioning to the next mission, By Odin! The ship is at Starbase 10 taking on new crew, supplies and repairing damage to the ship's hull. You can post what you are doing on the Starbase until Tuesday.

Please welcome Commander Charles Gillespie, the newly assigned Chief Strategic Operations Officer

Ensign Miles is joining a different crew and we wish him the best of luck in his new assignment.


» Awards

Posted on Sun Sep 13th, 2020 @ 1:07pm by Sim Master Alpha in General News

I am looking for input from the simmers on the types of awards that we should give out at the end of a mission. Please suggest an award name and the requirements to earn the award.

I have created one award, the Technobabblenium Cross. It can be viewed by clicking the SIM tab on the top menu bar, then the crew awards link on the right side menu.


» Specifications

Posted on Wed Sep 9th, 2020 @ 8:03pm by Lieutenant JG Kevin Lance in Sim Announcement

Specifications for the Indy are posted under the Sim tab. Click on Specifications on the right sidebar menu to view.


Latest Mission Posts

» Collision Warning III

Mission: By Odin!
Posted on Wed Jan 20th, 2021 @ 2:31pm by Lieutenant JG Kevin Lance & Lieutenant Commander Feyd Relor & Lieutenant Jamie O'Connell

The shuttle containing the damage control team docked with the Sleipnir. Once the Odinskus ship’s docking clamps formed a hard seal, the shuttle’s hatch opened and Lieutenant O’Connell stepped through. He was met by a familiar blue robed woman. “Velkome haboard de Sleipnir,” she said. Jamie noted that she was…

» Not here too?!?

Mission: By Odin!
Posted on Fri Jan 15th, 2021 @ 3:19pm by Lieutenant Brooks Balrog


{Corridor, outside of Balrog's quarters}

Brooks trudged toward his room, dejected that he couldn't find the poker game. "Maybe next time," he said to himself. "I guess I'll just replicate something... ice cream!" His spirit raised.


His head had hit the door. "What the?!" He backed up and…

» Collision Warning II

Mission: By Odin!
Posted on Mon Jan 11th, 2021 @ 8:31pm by Lieutenant JG Kevin Lance & Commander Charles Gillespie VII & Lieutenant Commander Feyd Relor & Lieutenant Jamie O'Connell

Chuck took his position in the Captain's chair. "Put the Storhatten on, Chief."

The viewscreen image of the damaged Odinskus ship dissolved and was replaced by the image of their Captain. "Hindependenze, dis iz Sleipnir," she called out.

"Sleipnir, what is your status? We stand ready to assist."

"Ve hit…

» Poker Night

Mission: By Odin!
Posted on Tue Jan 5th, 2021 @ 4:59pm by Lieutenant Brooks Balrog & Captain Mystery Ellis & Commander Charles Gillespie VII & Lieutenant Commander Feyd Relor & Lieutenant Jamie O'Connell & Lieutenant JG Kevin Lance


{Gillespie Quarters}

Chuck looked around his quarters, making sure everything was ready. He was a bit nervous at finally having company, but was confident in his end goal. These people would hold his life in their hands at some point, and he theirs. There needed to be deep trust…

» Surprise

Mission: By Odin!
Posted on Wed Dec 30th, 2020 @ 12:08am by Sim Master Alpha & Lieutenant Commander Feyd Relor

Feyd slowly drifted back to consciousness, a sense of contentment blanketing him. An unaccustomed smile on his face accompanied a satisfied sigh. It took a moment for him to become aware that their was another body next to his. A female body. A naked female body.

He hesitated, but then…

Latest Personal Logs

» vapid

Posted on Sun Dec 6th, 2020 @ 8:47pm by Crewman Thomas Jefferson

yeh..... I've got nuttin

» Getting to Know You

Posted on Fri Oct 16th, 2020 @ 10:26am by Commander Charles Gillespie VII

Chuck entered his quarters with a weary look on his face. The mission was going well and the bluntness of the O-D-K, while confusing at times, was refreshing. But, he felt he wasn't connecting with his fellow officers the way he needed to. He had only met Mr. O'Connell in…

» Not Again

Posted on Thu Oct 15th, 2020 @ 9:06am by Lieutenant Jamie O'Connell

Personal Log:

Ensign Valentina Ferron had just left Jamie's quarters, after a brief conversation, on her way back to her own quarters.

Jamie sat on his couch thinking “Well.....if that just isn't a 'real kick in the gut'! I thought that our date went well and she said that she…

» What To Do

Posted on Mon Jul 13th, 2020 @ 10:08am by Lieutenant Jamie O'Connell

Personal Log:

It's been a few days since I last saw Kira; but I just can't get her out of my mind. Never have I ever had a women effect me like this before. I know that it has nothing to do with the sex because I can't remember past…

» New Beginning

Posted on Thu Jul 2nd, 2020 @ 4:05pm by Ensign Lucas Miles

[Bridge of the Merchant Vessel Vallum Aelium]

The last few days had seen a flurry of activities that was very surreal for Lucas Miles.

After all, he had only just graduated Starfleet Academy a few short weeks ago. In that time, he had said goodbye to his friends, classmates, and…