Let’s Play Star Trek Online: Captains Log

Ensigns Log, Stardate 63631.9.

My name is Amuntoth of Clan Teklik and for the last year I have been a Starfleet officer. Things weren’t looking up merely an hour ago, and I’m not sure how I like the current turn of events.

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Amuntoth D’Teklik. It’s okay to drool.

As of ten minutes ago I was being escorted to the brig. It turns out Starfleet isn’t very keen on it’s officers recruiting enlisted into what they deem “cult organizations”. Thankfully, maybe, I’m no longer on my way to the brig. You can thank the Borg for that.

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Activision teabags Infinity Ward Execs


According to Kotaku, Activision, parent company of Infinity Ward, has fired the two top executives of the Modern Warfare 2 developer Infinity Ward. According to Activision in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission “The Company is concluding an internal human resources inquiry into breaches of contract and insubordination by two senior employees at Infinity Ward”.

This comes after rumors of tensions between IW and Activision over the direction of the Call of Duty franchise. Apparently Activision wanted a new Modern Warfare 2 every year, while Infinity Ward wanted to branch out and possibly try something set in the future.

After reading all of this I have a little scenario playing in my head, allow me to show you as best I can (I need to find an artist).

Activision: We’re going to need you to go ahead and come in on Saturday. In fact, make that all Saturdays. We’re gonna need a new Modern Warfare every year until, like Guitar Hero, no one cares about the franchise anymore.

IW: Yeah, umm, we were already starting to make this really awesome game set in the future. It’s going to revolutionize the

Activision: Did you just SPEAK!? Monkey works! Monkey doesn’t SPEAK!

IW: Look, we just think it’s lame to do the same game every year with a new gun/song…


IW: That was from the good Transformers movie, and we don’t have any of those.

Activision: Then you two are fired, you’re janitors right? Screw it, doesn’t matter. Pack your shit, we’ll use your offices to store our extra money.

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