Stardate 63215.9, The Escapist Staff logs data on Star Trek.
Beam Me Up, Scotty
To date, 66 videogames based on the Star Trek license have been published, most of which suck. But in a galaxy of mediocre Trek titles, one game shines like a supernova. Russ Pitts interviews the team behind Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force to find out what made their game succeed where so many others failed.
Star Trek gave us phasers, warp drives and a host of alien cultures. But its most enduring legacy might be the image of Trekkies themselves. Colin Rowsell discusses the toxic influence that hardcore fans can have on their beloved entertainment property.
For some, Star Trek is an obsession. But for Catie Osborn, it was something more than that: It provided the common ground that helped strengthen her relationship with her father.
Riverside, IA, is an ordinary Midwestern town but for one rare distinction: It's the future birthplace of James Tiberius Kirk, Captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise. Brendan Sears makes a voyage to Riverside to learn what it really means to be a Trekkie.