All good Star Trek fans are familiar with the Kobayashi Maru, the "no-win scenario" test that Kirk -- kinda-sorta -- cheated to beat. Now, thanks to Star Trek Online, we get to find out what each of us would try to do to win. We may not be able to do what Kirk did, but we can still test our mettle and see how long we'd last.
This weekend, PC STO players level 50 and above will be able to try their hand at the Kobayashi Maru. The test opens up at 9 AM PST tomorrow, and will run through October 2nd at 10 AM PST. During that time, players will be able to take on waves of enemies while simply attempting to survive. The longer they survive, the better the rewards. There's both an open ended version and a timed version. So, depending on which is being played, the scenario ends either when everyone on a team is dead, or when time runs out.
Players who take part in the event will be rewarded with a choice of marks, and those who manage to survive for a decent amount of time will also be given dilithium ore. In addition, there are special limited time rewards for those who play the scenario during three days of the event. Details on these rewards are available on the STO site.
About the Author
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.
Fortnite: Battle Royale Sees 1 Million Players On Day One
Maybe Bluehole Studios should be worried after all.By Jason Winter - 5 years ago
You May Enjoy
The Omega Protocol Arrives In Final Fantasy XIV’s Patch 6.31 Update
The testing continues.By QuintLyn Bowers - 3 days ago
Marvel's Avengers To End All Official Support On September 30th; Last New Content Patch Coming In March
The writing was on the wall.By Anthony Jones - 6 days ago
Halo Infinite Creative Director Joseph Staten Leaves 343 Industries As Layoffs Impact Remaining Team
Microsoft expects to layoff as many as 10,000 employees.By Aspen Pash - 1 week ago
Sony Faces Subpoena From Microsoft To Help Build Its Defense Against FTC Lawsuit
The court filing reveals Microsoft wants Sony to divulge details of PlayStation's game production pipeline.By Anthony Jones - 4 days ago
League Of Legends Source Code Stolen During Cyber Attack Last Week; Riot Receives Ransom Email
"Today, we received a ransom email. Needless to say, we won't pay."By Anthony Jones - 3 days ago
New ArcheAge: Unchained Fresh Start Server Will Ease Gear Progression, Tweak Boosting, And Increase Item Drop Rate
The developers stated the server will include many improvements based on community feedback.By Anthony Jones - 1 day ago