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Latest News Items

» 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

» Bach At It

Mission: By Odin!
Posted on Mon Nov 23rd, 2020 @ 11:38am by Lieutenant Jamie O'Connell



While Jamie was making his way to the exercise area for his 4 am workout he was thinking “This is the fifth time that I've worked out with the Ensign and it seems to be going pretty well. Of course things are still quite formal between us but…

» Departures

Mission: By Odin!
Posted on Mon Nov 23rd, 2020 @ 11:33am by Lieutenant JG Kevin Lance & Captain Mystery Ellis

“The Odinskus ship is breaking orbit,” Kevin announced from the Tactical Console on the Bridge of the Independence.

The Storhatten of the Odinskus had informed the Ambassador and Captain of the decision of the Council of Jarls to proceed to Starbase 10 for formal negotiations. Simulations run by the Lieutenant…

» A Leisurely Walk

Mission: By Odin!
Posted on Sun Nov 22nd, 2020 @ 3:09pm by Lieutenant Jamie O'Connell


Lieutenant O'Connell and Ensign Devroe had just left the Banquet and were making their way, leisurely, towards the Ensigns quarters.

“Ensign you looked really upset at the Odinkus' Captain when he hugged you.” Jamie exclaimed.

“UPSET! Upset doesn't even to begin to cover how I felt. I'm not accustomed…

» Interlude

Mission: By Odin!
Posted on Sun Nov 22nd, 2020 @ 2:55pm by Sim Master Alpha

The council of Jarls had been arguing the merits of the Federation’s offer of alliance. Storhatten Karrel Larasson has definite opinions on the matter but decisions in front of the council were decided by concensus. Every Jarl, overlords of their people, had an equal vote on the council.
As a…

» The Feast VI

Mission: By Odin!
Posted on Sun Nov 22nd, 2020 @ 1:59pm by Lieutenant JG Kevin Lance & Captain Mystery Ellis & Lieutenant Jamie O'Connell

The rest of the dinner continued without incident. The Storhatten continued to spin tales of his youth for Commander Gillespie, Astra continued her conversation by directing her attention away from the sleeping doctor toward Ensign Devroe, and Jamie successfully dodged additional advances from the Odinkus tech priest. Kevin observed that…

Latest Personal Logs

» 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…

» Grousing

Posted on Thu Apr 2nd, 2020 @ 8:05am by Lieutenant Commander Feyd Relor

Of all the stupid, bullshit moves. I have been restricted from accessing airlocks, the shuttlebay and using the transporter. This is an injustice and I won't stand for it. Since when did defending oneself carry this kind of sentence? Why don't they just restrict me from the fucking replicators while…