Starbase 900 (Stationary Mode)

Starbase 900 in its stationary mode.

Starbase 900

Starbase 900 in its normal mode, while able to travel at warp and using slipstream technology.

Planetery Platform

The platforms that circle the upper and lower atmospheres of the planet Tast, the planet Starbase 900 orbits in the Delta Quadrant.

The USS Harbinger

The USS Harbinger is one of the main Federation ships that is stationed at the Planet Tast, in order to help guard and secure Starbase 900.

 

Chargen – Biography Required

Hey everyone,

I wanted to announce there were some more changes to the Chargen, specifically in the setting of biographies. Your character’s biography is now required, instead of being optional, as this will help in displaying the personnel record of people coming from the Alpha Quadrant. Once the command is implemented, all command personnel and medical personnel can see it too. I am unsure, at this point, if I should make it so during the character generator you’re asked about different medical issues, etc, your character may have but, at this point, that seems unneeded. I would appreciate any thoughts people may have.

As far as characters from the Delta Quadrant, their biography will not be viewable by anyone, unless they later join the Federation, or take a position at Starbase 900 — then they would have to ‘submit’ a IC record, which would just be their biography that the player already made.

This decision, to me, seems logical because The Federation would have records of everyone (even non-Starfleet personnel/civilians) who came from the Alpha Quadrant. Obviously, they would require records from both the Klingon Empire and Romulan Star Empire, as well, on their personnel and any civilians that would come along.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me with them either on the website or in-game.

Thank you,
Kimojuno.

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The Black Market

Greetings and salutations fellow lawbreakers,

Today is a glorious day! We have stolen into the night and found places unseen, unknown, and better yet: Uncared for!

We have found ways that not even security can know, or even care to traverse, for we have been victorious! Join us in our fight for freedom from the vicinity of the idiotic elite! Join us my brothers and sisters, for tonight we buy and we sell, and we drink and we steal, and we thieve, burgulize, and whatever else we shall find to do! The Black Market has arrived on Starbase 900, and our names shall go down in history! Are you with us!?! You best better be.

– Signed,
The Blackmarketer.

(OOC: This post is just a setup for the IC plot that will come when roleplaying opens).

(those interested in joining the Black Market should @mail +market).

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New Chargen Options

Hey all,

This is to let everyone know that there are now new options in the Character Generation process. I have added three new schools to the academy: Command School, Medical Academy, and Tactical Training. This are completely optional, as there is also a ‘no specialization’ path as well, which is the way the previous path was (simply waking up on the introship) and moving on like normal.

However, please note, that choosing a special path has benefits: Your character becomes Lieutenant Junior-Grade immediately, instead of an ensign, along with a chance to MASTER certain skills. As with all things, however, there are a few negative drawbacks to choose to continue on to higher education.

STRESS has been known to cause people to forget things they already knew so, with this in mind, can you put at risk your skills? You could become a MASTER in one, but you might suffer from STRESS as well. It is up to -you-, dear player, to choose your character’s path.

To access the chargen – Type ‘+tr’ then ‘sr’ and finally ‘c’. The chargen is currently unlocked to all players, due to testing, but you cannot reroll your current skills (except within one of the special schools).

Have fun,
Kimojuno.

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Rundown of Work

Hey all,

I decided to post a basic rundown of what I have done this week.

  • Worked on some room descriptions.
  • Back-end work on the server and game.
  • Re-added website to various search engines.
  • Finished the EMH.
  • Created and finished the EMoH (Emergency Mobile Hologram)
  • Created and finished the ESH (Emergency Surgical Hologram)
  • Added the medical flag for current/future game uses.
  • Added an in-game medical log allowing entries by different medical personnel.
  • Fixed various locked exits, allowing for appropriate global IC access.
  • Updated our TMC page.
  • Added the Timeline page.
  • Added the Specifications
  • Added an auto-updating list of Turbolifts to the website.
  • Updated the Starfleet Directives page.
  • Updated the Terms of Service
  • Added a complete listing of positions on Starbase 900.
  • Added various bboards to the game, for more variety in the future.
  • Reorganized the link menu on the website.
  • Various typo fixes.
  • Opened up Guest accounts, so that people can try the game and check out the tutorial.

Well, that’s a basic rundown of what I have been up with NewHopeMUSH. I’m not sure if I’ll keep doing a summarized list or not, as trying to keep track of everything can be difficult, especially when talking about minor bug fixes, but hopefully this interests people as well. 🙂

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Terms of Service Updated

Link: https://www.newhopemush.com/terms-of-service/

Changes:

5. Links
NewhopeMUSH has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and/or game and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by NewhopeMUSH. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

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5. Links
NewhopeMUSH has not reviewed all of the sites linked to and from its Internet web site and/or game and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by NewhopeMUSH. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

I also fixed a formatting error:

7. Governing Law
Any claim relating to NewhopeMUSH’s web site and/or NewHopeMUSH’s game shall be governed by the laws of the State of Maryland, of the United States of America, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
8. Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site and/or the Game, you signify your acceptance of the listed terms. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use our Site and/or our Game. Your continued use of the Site and/or Game following the posting of changes to the Terms of Service will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

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7. Governing Law
Any claim relating to NewhopeMUSH’s web site and/or NewHopeMUSH’s game shall be governed by the laws of the State of Maryland, of the United States of America, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

8. Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site and/or the Game, you signify your acceptance of the listed terms. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use our Site and/or our Game. Your continued use of the Site and/or Game following the posting of changes to the Terms of Service will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

9. Game Rules
The game itself has certain rules that govern the gameplay of NewHopeMUSH. These rules can be read, in full, on the NewHopeMUSH game and are directed toward the user’s game account.

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9. Game Rules
The game itself has certain rules that govern the gameplay of NewHopeMUSH. These rules can be read, in full, on the NewHopeMUSH game and the website at https://www.newhopemush.com/game-rules/ and are directed toward the user’s game account.

Link: https://www.newhopemush.com/terms-of-service/

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April 2016 Update

Hey all,

This is an update about what I have been up to and where I have been.

Frankly, for awhile now, I had lost interest in working on NewHopeMUSH, due to the lack of on-going interest from other people (most people were joining then would leave), and this was very difficult for me because I got to a place of, “Why bother?”

Mind you, I’m not trying to blame other people, but trying to speak from my heart. I do apologize about taking so long to post here and explain what has been going on with me and NewHopeMUSH.

Further, while I can’t guarantee how many updates I come out with or how often they occur, I can state that I am working on the game again and have no plans to stop doing so.

I enjoy working on NewHopeMUSH and want to continue doing so. If anyone has any questions, feel free to contact me using the contact form on the website or by using the in-game @mail system.

Thank you,
Kimojuno.

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Server Downtime

Hello all,

For those that had tried to access the site from Saturday until yesterday (Wednesday), the site had some unexpected issues where it was pinging the host servers multiple times per second. As such, I had to request that the host shutdown the server until I could figure out why it was happening, and put a stop to it so that it did not continue to put more stress on their servers.

In any case, the situation has been handled and the problems are no longer occurring. Therefore, the server, website, and game is back online for everyone to access. My apologies for the inconvenience.

Thanks,
Jeffrey.

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Planned Server Upgrades

Hello all,

It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? Sorry for that. I’ve been enjoying life and have been, unfortunately, dragged away from the computer lately (real life commitments, etc). As such, I haven’t been able to work on the game as much as I would like. With this said, I will be working on the game again.

In any case, there are some server upgrades that will need to be done. I am scheduling the upgrades for tomorrow. The expected downtime will be between one hour, and an hour and a half, with a 30 minute cushion thrown in for the just-in-case aspects of upgrading.

If anyone needs to reach me during that time, I will be on the IRC server at irc.codealife.com #NewHopeMUSH and can be contacted there. Again, the maximum expected downtime tomorrow is two hours, but the actual upgrade should take less time than that. This downtime will affect both the game and the website.

Thanks,
Kimojuno.

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Happy April Fools Day!

This April Fools, I have nothing to say or to mention. I am not trying to fool anyone, nor am I trying to do anything to trick you or anyone else. In fact, I promise that I am not trying to trick you. I guarantee it. You can sit back and relax, because this April Fools Day, I will do no tricks, no treats, and no surprises. Enjoy.

Happy April Fools Day, 2015,
Kimojuno.

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About The Future

Hey all,

Just wanted to take a few moments to post about what changes we can expect in the future.

I have been working on the test game, in order to fully develop what I want from other planets, and how interstellar travel will eventually work. This excites me because it means that Away Missions will be possible and will allow for exciting and different roleplay to occur, once the game is where I believe it needs to be to be operable and ready.

I have also been working on the shuttles and turbolifts, to get everything where I want it, and where I imagine the game can and should be. For now, however, there is still for me to do. I expect that it will all take some time to perfect, simply because I am doing the majority of the work by myself, along with working full time at my job, and as such this takes a significant amount of work to progress and get where I want it to be.

Thanks for the patience,
Jeffrey.

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