Chapter Nine: Out for Lunch? – The Helvetica Voyage

Posted by | April 28, 2015

The team arrived in the “Food Court” by following signs set up on the green glowing walls. With every step they took, the cabled texture of the walls began to dissolve into smooth paneling, and the floor began to show signs of tiles instead of a mass of wires and glimmering lights. Boots seemed perturbed by the slow transformation but Rocky-Road seemed to take it in stride.

In fact, her nose started twitching as they approached the end of the hallway. In the distance, Helvetica could barely make out a dimly lit room that appeared that it could be filled with people milling about slowly. At this distance, they looked like indistinct forms, flittering through each other like a herd of zebra crisscrossing.

“I smell…fish,” Rocky-Road said. “I love fish.”

Boots sniffed the air. “I sssmell… Lots of humanoidsss, dry humanoidsss.”

Helvetica glanced sideways at Boots, he shrugged and said, “What? We eat humanoidsss …


Delta Recruits Let’s Play “Join Up And Die!” Parts 1-7 Now Up

Posted by | April 19, 2015

Editor-in-cheif Nelson Williams has a series of Let’s Play videos directed at the Star Trek Online audience right now on YouTube titled "Join Up and Die!" The series will explore the adventures of a Romulan character who is part of the STO Delta Recruit’s week’s leading up to Season 10. Her name is Novus Pectora and as the missions progress he will be showing off what being a Delta Recruit means.

Apparently, for Romulans at least, it still means shooting at bugs.

Via VoxExMachinaMedia on YouTube.


GameOgre: Neverwinter Online ‘Elemental Evil’ Expansion First Impressions

Posted by | April 9, 2015

Cryptic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment just came out with a new expansion to Neverwinter Online, Module 6: Elemental Evil. This new expansion introduces four new zones filled with evil elemental cultists—each of the four elements is featured from fire, air, earth, and water—as well as an additional class, the Oathbound Paladin, who can take the tank or healer roles in any group. Kyt Dotson over at GameOgre wrote up a first impressions review of the Paladin as well as an overview of the new zones.