Notifications
Clear all

 


Also get access to over 60 free games in their trove of games, get 20 precent off all purchases and you can stop the subscription at anytime and keep all the games
 

New Trek series  

  RSS

Pinback
(@pinback)
99 Star General Moderator
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 7868
May 19, 2020 13:01  

Looks like their going to be a new Star Trek series or as in a spin off from the Discovery series involving the Enterprise under the command of Captain Christopher Pike along with Spock and number one as shown in the original series and the second series of Discovery.

Only seen the first series of Discovery myself which is set in the new time line and it's a bit average so not sure if we really need another trek series.

  


Quote
Cody
 Cody
(@cody)
Captain Registered
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 1179
May 19, 2020 15:02  

The Wagon Train rolls on... and on... and on!

 

This post was modified 3 months ago 2 times by Cody

Oolite Naval Attaché


ReplyQuote
Pinback
(@pinback)
99 Star General Moderator
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 7868
May 20, 2020 12:03  
Posted by: @cody

The Wagon Train rolls on... and on... and on!

 

It's an endless Trek. 😀 


ReplyQuote
Cody
 Cody
(@cody)
Captain Registered
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 1179
May 21, 2020 16:29  
Posted by: @pinback

It's an endless Trek.

Rollin' rollin' rollin', keep them dollars rollin'.

Oolite Naval Attaché


ReplyQuote
Gaius Konstantine
(@gaius-konstantine)
Master Chief Reporter
Joined: 6 months ago
Posts: 107
May 22, 2020 04:33  

They saturated the concept didn't they? And as Cody so subtly alluded, the latest resurrection of this franchise is going to have a lot of people thinking "cash grab" 

This post was modified 2 months ago by Gaius Konstantine

ReplyQuote
Cody
 Cody
(@cody)
Captain Registered
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 1179
May 22, 2020 05:28  

Hey Gaius - good to see you!

Oolite Naval Attaché


ReplyQuote
DarkOne
(@sscadmin)
Supreme Dark Emperor Admin
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 7159
May 22, 2020 07:53  

I haven't really watched any of the new series or the Picard series (have heard some bad things about this one). Netflix has all the star trek series on the platform except for the two I mentioned. Would have been nice if they brought on the actor that played Pike in the newer movies I think would have been great. I like star trek a lot, just have been put off from the direction I have seen the last two star trek shows have done with discovery and picard after watching many reviews. but I think the more star trek the better.... everyone needs more scifi in their life 😉

This post was modified 2 months ago by DarkOne

ReplyQuote
Gaius Konstantine
(@gaius-konstantine)
Master Chief Reporter
Joined: 6 months ago
Posts: 107
May 23, 2020 05:40  

@cody

Hi Cody! Glad to be back, all of a sudden my troubles logging in have vanished. Hope you are all doing well and looking forward to preparing a little review for you guys on a very niche simulation that's out there.


ReplyQuote
Pinback
(@pinback)
99 Star General Moderator
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 7868
May 23, 2020 07:54  

Aye welcome back Gaius.

Going to pick up the second series of Discovery and see what it like.


ReplyQuote
Gaius Konstantine
(@gaius-konstantine)
Master Chief Reporter
Joined: 6 months ago
Posts: 107
May 27, 2020 13:29  

@pinback

Hi Pinback! Throw some feedback our way on it when you can


ReplyQuote
Pinback
(@pinback)
99 Star General Moderator
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 7868
May 28, 2020 11:28  

will do but might be a couple of months.


ReplyQuote
Pinback
(@pinback)
99 Star General Moderator
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 7868
July 14, 2020 12:57  

Finally got around to watching the second series and I really enjoyed it, thought it was a lot better than the first and the addition of captain Pike seems to give the series a boost that it lacked in the first series.

Not to say that it all roses as it's a Star Trek series you still have the odd ball characters/ techno babble and an that annoying ginger ensign. One trope that it makes too much use of is making the viewer thing that a character has been killed off  only to have it revealed that it was a slight of hand although two of the minor characters do get bump off at the end.  

This post was modified 3 weeks ago by Pinback

ReplyQuote
Gaius Konstantine
(@gaius-konstantine)
Master Chief Reporter
Joined: 6 months ago
Posts: 107
July 15, 2020 03:50  
Posted by: @pinback

Finally got around to watching the second series and I really enjoyed it, thought it was a lot better than the first and the addition of captain Pike seems to give the series a boost that it lacked in the first series.

Nice! Seems worth spending some time on then.

Posted by: @pinback

Not to say that it all roses as it's a Star Trek series you still have the odd ball characters/ techno babble and an that annoying ginger ensign.

Lol

Posted by: @pinback

One trope that it makes too much use of is making the viewer thing that a character has been killed off  only to have it revealed that it was a slight of hand although two of the minor characters do get bump off at the end.  

Ahh, the Red-shirts....


ReplyQuote
Pinback
(@pinback)
99 Star General Moderator
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 7868
July 15, 2020 11:50  
Posted by: @gaius-konstantine
Posted by: @pinback

Finally got around to watching the second series and I really enjoyed it, thought it was a lot better than the first and the addition of captain Pike seems to give the series a boost that it lacked in the first series.

Nice! Seems worth spending some time on then.

 

It one of those series which seems to divide the fan base, personally I'm not a huge Star Trek fan so I watch it for what it is, rather than what the fans expect.   


ReplyQuote
Gaius Konstantine
(@gaius-konstantine)
Master Chief Reporter
Joined: 6 months ago
Posts: 107
July 15, 2020 13:03  
Posted by: @pinback

personally I'm not a huge Star Trek fan so I watch it for what it is

Growing up it was that or the ridiculously campy "Lost in Space" (oh the pain). When I got older I saw it differently and didn't care much for the newer shows as the tech just reached ludicrous levels and increased my disbelief. I guess I preferred "Enterprise" which makes me a minority no doubt. 

This one being set before ToS may appeal to me... as long as the writing stays the course.


ReplyQuote
Pinback
(@pinback)
99 Star General Moderator
Joined: 4 years ago
Posts: 7868
July 16, 2020 11:53  

I enjoyed Enterprise as well and it's a real shame it was cancelled as it was just starting to get really interesting.


ReplyQuote
Share: