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Offline Athos

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The Uniforms of STO
« on: 06 June 2008 12:28 AM »
I am a big fan of the Star Trek: First Contact/DS9 Season 5 and on Starfleet Uniforms.  I think they look sharp, look like a military uniform (which Starfleet is the military arm of the Federation), and seem like a realistic uniform.  I would very much like to see these uniforms used in STO.  However, when thinking on the MMO level, I think it is important that departmental association be easily identifyable.  In that case, having the Voyager/Generations/Early seasons of DS9 uniforms woudl make more sense.

I do feel like the departmental colors should stay true to form for the 24th century Star Treks... Red is command, Mustard Yellow is Security/Engineering, and Teal is Science/Medical.

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Re: The Uniforms of STO
« Reply #1 on: 06 June 2008 09:27 AM »
The first contact uniforms are totally the best.

It was the first uniform they had in ST that didnt look like Pajamas IMO


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Re: The Uniforms of STO
« Reply #2 on: 06 June 2008 03:25 PM »
I don't care what uniforms they use, as long as they're not the TOS-uniforms... those were ugly :|

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Re: The Uniforms of STO
« Reply #3 on: 06 June 2008 05:22 PM »
Whatever the look, how about: Level 5 A.I. nanite clothing. 

No need to actually change, it changes on you. Dirty? It cleans you and itself.

Blown out an airlock without a space suit?  It changes to save you.

Power outage, no lights? It illuminates.  Too hot? It cools you. Tired and weak? It enhances you.

Phaser fire? It absorbs radiation and recharges power packs.
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Just look at where we are now with nano clothing...and imagine.
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TOS/TMP was HOT. Especially the women's clothing.
I never fully appreciated the TNG look.
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Re: The Uniforms of STO
« Reply #4 on: 08 June 2008 12:01 AM »
As much as I like the DS9/FC/Nemesis uniform, my love will always go to the "TWOK" era uniforms. They just look awesome. :)
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Re: The Uniforms of STO
« Reply #5 on: 11 June 2008 04:21 PM »
I wasn't opposed to perpetual's desgins, honestly.

I think that in an MMO world, that players should have some level of customization to their look.  Perhaps having different uniforms available for specialized classes and purposes, this will allow players to set themselves apart from others.  Giving them a chance to add an item to their uniform as Worf did will allow people to differentiate quickly, especially when facial recognition and mannerism distinction is more difficult, if  it even exists.

As a standard, basic uniform, I love the grey-shouldered ones a LOT.  They rocked my socks.  But perhaps something new, could be interesting as well, especially if its set to take place 10+ years post Voyager.
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Re: The Uniforms of STO
« Reply #6 on: 12 June 2008 03:11 PM »
Well as long as they don't use those fugly uniforms from all the alternate futures I'm content with it.

Hmm, TOS + NEM = cool uniform with short skirts  :belch:

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Re: The Uniforms of STO
« Reply #7 on: 12 June 2008 03:13 PM »
the uniforms used in FC were good aswell (or are they the ones in Nemesis? cannot remember >.< )

everytime i see 'TWOK' i keep thinking 'EWOK' haha

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Re: The Uniforms of STO
« Reply #8 on: 12 June 2008 10:04 PM »
is it bad i only know the TNG and DS9 versions? all the others look exactly the same as those two, to me XD

edit:

ok so i looked up the uniforms. for some reason, i couldn't remember the different VOY shoulders vs TNG.

personally, i liked the TNG 2 versions, sans lines of version 1. but the Voy ones were nice...

and i too liked the PE versions
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Re: The Uniforms of STO
« Reply #9 on: 16 June 2008 09:19 PM »
I have to agree with most of you that the uniforms from late season DS9 and First Contact on would be the best uniforms to use, however I can see them coming up with a totally new uniform simply because they can and if they are cool and work out fans will buy into it...