Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Long Trek 24: A Taste of Armageddon

The Enterprise is on its way to Eminiar VII on a mission of peace, carrying with them the diplomat, Ambassador Fox. The Eminiarians are at war with another planet, Vendikar, and the Federation is going to attempt to broker peace … Continue reading

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The Long Trek 23: Space Seed

KHAAAAAAAAAAN! KHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANNN! Sorry, I just had to get that out of my system. This episode is the debut of Ricardo Montalban in his role as space conqueror Khan Noonien Singh. He gives Kirk a run for his money in the … Continue reading

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The Long Trek 22: The Return of the Archons

The Enterprise is exploring a planet that looks like the American old west, which is explained away as a less developed planet, but is most likely just an attempt to reuse the Western sets from “Miri.” They even put on … Continue reading

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The Long Trek 21: Court Martial

Another one of these? The Enterprise crew sure goes on trial a lot. Kirk is at a Starbase, filling out paperwork for the death of a crewmember. Though they never show it, this must happen all the time. I imagine … Continue reading

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The Long Trek 20: Tomorrow is Yesterday

It seems moments before the start of the show, the ship was being sucked into a black hole, an effect that would’ve been too expensive to let us see. Kirk instructed the ship to use its full engines in reverse … Continue reading

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The Long Trek 19: Arena

The Enterprise gets a friendly invite out to an observation outpost on Cestus Three. They pick up some chips and space beer on their way to the party, but when they get there, they find that the planet has been … Continue reading

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The Long Trek 18: The Squire of Gothos

The Enterprise is approaching a planet that somehow has gone completely unnoticed up until now, like some kind of backwoods hick planet. While bringing the ship in for a closer look, Sulu and Kirk are unceremoniously teleported off the bridge … Continue reading

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On playing Super Mario 3D Land with an incompatible brain

An article I wrote recently got posted on the gaming news site, Grouvee.com. It’s about playing a certain 3D game when you lack the ability to see 3D.

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The Long Trek 17: The Galileo Seven

The Enterprise is exploring a quasar, Murasaki 312, using a shuttlecraft, which I didn’t even realize they had. I thought they just teleported everywhere they need to go. I suppose you can’t just teleport into empty space to do an … Continue reading

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The Long Trek 16: Shore Leave

Well, I was hoping for a continuation of last episode’s space battles and strategic chess game of war. Within five minutes, McCoy encounters the white rabbit from Alice in Wonderland. So it’s going to be like that. The away party … Continue reading

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