Welcome back, ladies and gentlemen, to the Drew Wood Quiz Power Hour, in which I throw a couple of questions your way and expect full and complete A's from the whole class! This week, I want to focus in on a game that's been released for over a year now and hasn't yet been the subject of its own Quiz; today we look at Star Trek Online! So get your tricorders and whatnot ready, because here we go!
Q: Star Trek Online is developed by ______ and published by ______
Cryptic Studios, Atari
Q: There are three playable races amongst the Federation that start with the letter B. Name them. Bonus points: Name the fourth playable race, starting with the letter B, that is unlockable via purchase from the C-Store.
Bajoran, Benzite and Betazoid. The fourth, purchasable race is Borg (also known as Liberated Borg)
Q: There have been three “Seasons” (free updates) for the game since it's release, each one has a title. What are they? Bonus points: When were each of the free updates released?
Season 1: Common Ground (Mar. 25, 2010) Season 2: Ancient Enemies (Jul. 27, 2010) Season 3: Genesis (Dec. 9, 2010)
Q: According to the official website, there are seven “factions” of Star Trek Online. What are they?
The Dominion, Borg, Undine, Cardassian, Romulan, Federation and Klingon
Q: What was the North American release date of the game? Bonus points: The European release date was several days later. When was it?
Star Trek Online was released in North America on February 2nd, 2010, three days later in Europe, on February 5th, 2010
Q: Name the five playable races (that aren't purchasable) for the Klingon Empire in Star Trek Online.
Gorn, Klingon, Orion, Nausicaan, Lethean
Q: What company was developing Star Trek Online until bankruptcy derailed the project in January of 2008?
Q: As per the game's official website, what is the official cost of 1 month of gameplay, in USD?
So that concludes our quiz for this week. Join me next week as I take a look at another game, or series of games. Enjoy!