Ah what an adventure i just had. So I've been working hard on STO to reach the rank of LT Commander so i can get a new ship because till that point you're stuck with thestarter ship
I mean LOOK at it the thing is ugly, it gets the job done but **** it everyone else has the same **** thing and it's horrible. And you are TINY compared to everyone else that ship might look big but its a **** shuttle craft ffs. For a man of my ego it depressed me greatly.
So how happy i was when i finally hit Commander and was called in to select my new ship. I got to choose between an escort class, science class or cruiser. 3 ships in each of those classes so 9 ships total. So i skipped all the way there and due to brilliant thinking on behalf of Cryptic theirs no way of previewing the **** ships. So i could get stuck with a **** BUCKET with an engine strapped to it and I'd not know till i picked.
So being clever i asked in general chat if theres any way to preview ships and got told not to worry cause i can have as many as i like. Being an idiot i took this to mean i could actually have one of each class for free. So i selected escort class cause that's the heavy hitter and all you do in MMO's is kill **** so it seemed like a smart idea.
Went in to customize my ship and choose 1 out of the 3 and realized they was all tiny little **** things even SMALLER than my old ship. So screw that i thought and i resigned the ship to select another. Only to then find out i only get 1 free ship and beyond that it's 20 thousand energy credits. Suddenly i was wishing i hadn't deleted the 26 in game emails I'd received from Chinese men trying to sell me stuff.
THANKFULLY theirs not much to spend money on in STO so i had 17k or so raised so i managed to replicate some stuff in my bank and raise just enough to buy 1 ship. So i got even more clever this time and looked them up on a website. Then decided they was all ugly or too common and decided to go with the Escort class anyway. Yeah..good one. That was worth 20k in credits.
But of course it's not over. There not done kicking me when I'm down yet this is the first thing i see when i undock my new ship, the ship I'd worked hard for so i wouldn't be the little fish anymore so I'd be big and mean looking and badass:
BAM. That big **** is sitting right by me. COME THE HELL ON I WANT A SHIP LIKE THAT. THAT LOOKS COOL AND ITS HUGE LOOK AT THE SIZE OF MY...OH MY..WTF. UGLY STUPID LITTLE THING. Now I've got to get to Captain before i get a new ship again.
Oh yes then a second big *** ship warped me in behind me;http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y48/cr ... 02-2413-34-52-65.png
I hate my ship. But it is an achievement. Just a really **** one.
edit: Having put her to use now over just spewing hatred for her (and it is a her) I've decided this ship is amazing and would punch a bloody big hole through that bigger one if given the chance. The thing blows away anything head on. Turns fast, moves fast. Only thing it sucks at is shielding.