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Ask Cryptic: Ground Combat

Posted by Michael Bitton on Aug 03, 2009  | Comments

Ask Cryptic: Ground Combat -

This latest edition in the Ask Cryptic series brings us an overview of ground combat in Star Trek Online. Ground combat in STO will always consist of a five man Away Team, this team can be comprised of up to five players, with any gaps being filled in with Bridge Officers from your crew, or a selection from other group members' crews.

Bridge Officers are treated like pets, with a variety of basic functions such as aggressive, defensive, and assist commands. As for the players, they can also equip Kits which add an additional four abilities alongside whatever abilities your profession (Science, Tactical, Engineer) already provides. The kits are limited by profession and rank, with three kits per profession for a total of nine. Examples of some of the abilities kits will provide include: holographic soldiers, stasis and force fields, defensive and offense buffs, and more.

For more information check out the full Ask Cryptic here.

Michael Bitton / Michael Bitton / Michael began his career at the WarCry Network in 2005 as the site manager for several different WarCry fansite portals. In 2008, Michael worked for the startup magazine Massive Gamer as a columnist and online news editor. In June of 2009, Michael joined as the site's Community Manager. Follow him on Twitter @eMikeB
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