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Offline Kinneas

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Fleets or Guilds
« on: 16 March 2008 05:44 PM »
Can we please refer to guilds as FLEETS with Star Trek:Online?      Guild is so...D&D.



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Re: Fleets or Guilds
« Reply #1 on: 16 March 2008 06:12 PM »
Fleets. period.


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Re: Fleets or Guilds
« Reply #2 on: 16 March 2008 06:17 PM »
Fleets, and no other!

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Re: Fleets or Guilds
« Reply #3 on: 16 March 2008 11:24 PM »
Can we please refer to guilds as FLEETS with Star Trek:Online?      Guild is so...D&D.




Guilds or Fleets?  No other options?  What if you're just part of a ship's crew, not a fleet?

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Re: Fleets or Guilds
« Reply #4 on: 17 March 2008 01:12 AM »
im a guild man. im just used to it :P
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Re: Fleets or Guilds
« Reply #5 on: 17 March 2008 09:14 PM »
How about "Fools"?
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Re: Fleets or Guilds
« Reply #6 on: 17 March 2008 09:55 PM »
How about you join my guild? I need a Warp Manifold Scrubber.......

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Re: Fleets or Guilds
« Reply #7 on: 18 March 2008 12:19 PM »
I think that just as in Eve how a "guild" is called a corporation, I think it would be appropriate for "guilds" in STO to be called Fleets

Now to answer a previous question about you simply being with other individuals and not part of any particular fleet. I can see it being organized like this.


1 person = Star Fleet Officer

2 to 8 persons = Away team

1 - 75+ Persons = Fleet

Now the way I have worked this out is not unlike many other MMO's today where a single individual you would simply be by your self or soloing.

Should you decide to join a small group to go and raid or travel to complete some specialized task, you would consist of a team made up of 2 - 8 individuals, the cannon refers to this form of grouping as a Away Team, so why not simply carry that over to STO.

And of course the organizational structure that one might create themselves and later join with a multitude of other players is known as a Fleet

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Re: Fleets or Guilds
« Reply #8 on: 18 March 2008 12:47 PM »
Actually i'd prefer Fleets stay the perview of the Game Dev's design, Task Forces would be a better choice for player ran "Guilds"

you warp into sector 127, and the admiral of the 27th Tactical Fleet welcomes you to starbase 46. You and your Task Force decide this would be a good place to work from.
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Re: Fleets or Guilds
« Reply #9 on: 18 March 2008 01:26 PM »
Well I would have to ask when it was from a canon stand point that the term Task Force was used.

If I remember correctly during the dominion war Fleets where the proper termed used when decribing the movement of large bodies of resources such as ships.

with that said I dont think the term Task Force properly represents a space fairing society with peaceful exploration in mind, but rather a conquering  society this is a term that we might see from the Romulans or Klingons in the description of there "Guilds" but at the same a better term for them would probably be "Battle Group"  (using navel terms of course)