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Admin News

  • [11:45, 5 April 2016] Happy First Contact Day! Hug your favorite Vulcan today! --bapaveza 11:45, 5 April 2016 (UTC)

  • [5:30, 7 November 2014] Finally found the problem with the images that caused the "Error creating thumbnail: /usr/bin/convert: error while loading shared libraries" error. --SchnSilek 10:33, 7 November 2014 (UTC)


  • [22:06, 18 December 2011] As previously reported, the ST: ACTD Wiki has recently been the target of a vandalism campaign. I've disabled the creation of all new users. New users can be requested anytime, just contact Gilles Léger (Get email from the ODN) and we'll just create all new users manually. --SchnSilek 16:24, 18 December 2011 (UTC)

  • [22:06, 24 March 2011] The ST: ACTD Wiki has recently been the target of a vandalism campaign. As a result of this we have blocked many new user accounts. If you feel your account has been blocked in error please contact the Wiki Administrators via their email addresses which are listed on ODN. --Jafo 22:07, 24 March 2011 (UTC)

  • [18:20, 3 July 2010] ST: ACTD Wiki achieves it's 4,000th article. --Jafo 20:30, 3 July 2010 (UTC)

  • [01:21, 1 October 2009] We're cleaning up the character databases and fixing bugs here and there. Do not hesitate to let us know of any problems here: ST ACTD Wiki talk:Bug reports --SchnSilek 13:21, 1 October 2009 (EDT)

  • [01:21, 9 January 2009] We added a captcha check to the registration process to ward off any spammers, in addition we managed to fix the recent changes problem we had since the Mediawiki upgrade. Have fun. -Eldad Ben-Tovim

  • [00:25, 3 December 2008] We've upgraded Mediawiki's version, if you notice anything broken please contact Chris or I. -Eldad Ben-Tovim

  • [21:45, 2 April 2008] Starting the upgrade process, expect things to be broken as I migrate the changes we've made to the templates. -Eldad Ben-Tovim

  • [21:45, 2 April 2008] The ACTD wiki will be undergoing an upgrade in the coming hours coming days to the newest MediaWiki release. In our testing, we've encountered several issues, and there are bound to be additional ones we've missed. Anything amiss should be reported to Eldad or myself. -Cdickinson

  • [17:32, 29 November 2007] For various reasons, Eldad has coded up a roster template for the ship pages. It will be slowly rolled out to all the ACTD player ship and station pages in the coming days. As with anything new, there may be unintended consequences; please report them here. -CDickinson

  • [22:24, 29 October 2007] Due to Stefan's extensive knowledge of the wiki software and familiarity with the backend processing, he has graciously offered to be of assistance in maintaining order in our project. Please give him the same level of grief as granted the other sysops. -CDickinson

  • [21:16, 27 October 2007] We're introducing a new character importer which should simplify the process of importing your character from the ODN, a detailed manual regarding the process is located at ST ACTD Wiki:How to edit a character page. Remember that if you come across any bugs please make sure to report them here. The importer was introduced due to the valiant efforts of Stefan Löffler, thanks Stefan. -Eldad Ben-Tovim

  • [06:36, 15 October 2007] Due to a bug in the ParserFunctions, namely with the 'ifexist' functions bogus entries will appear on the wanted list. It's up to you, the active contributors to decide what you prefer to see. Either red-links or bogus entries on the wanted pages. Vote here. -Eldad Ben-Tovim

  • [01:01, 4 October 2007] I'm reminding people that we still do not allow people to include the award images on their character/NPCs articles, at least until we'll update the templates with them. We're still trying to figure a way to include them in the most aesthetically looking way. If you have any suggestions please contact either of the admins or post your suggestions here. Thank you. -Eldad Ben-Tovim

  • [21:26, 3 May 2007] There is a semi-important notice on the Community Portal. Please read and be aware of it. -Christopher

  • [15:09, 25 February 2007] We just upgraded the Wiki thanks to Mike J from NOC. From what I gather all the bugs we had are gone, if you encounter any additional bugs please let either Chris or me know. -Eldad

  • [13:30, 08 February 2007] This day, one year ago this Wiki was created. Seeing I've forgotten all about it I'll have something planned for it's second year anniversary. My apologizes, though I blame Chris for not reminding me. -Eldad

  • [09:30, 22 December 2006] We're back in business, from what I gather we didn't lose anything. If anyone notices any problems on the wiki please let me know. -Christopher

  • [12:16, 7 December 2006] Two additional administrators have been hired to assist with admin duties on the wiki. Please give Eldad and Robert your congratulations. -Christopher

  • [15:44, 24 August 2006] The NPC Template for NPC characters is now available, per requests. Please begin updating as soon as possible. -Christopher

  • [16:57, 9 June 2006] The Character Template is now to be used for character pages. Please begin updating as soon as possible. -Christopher

  • [17:44, 31 May 2006] The Ship Template is now to be used for ship pages. Please begin updating as soon as possible. -Christopher

ST:ACTD's History

  • The current form of Star Trek: A Call To Duty has evolved greatly since its original inception in 1995. Once a fledgling organization on a private online network, ACTD now boasts over 300 members and ships in all three of the major gameplay styles, wrapped into an immersive game that many players (including players that are members in other online Trek RPGs) hail as The Best On The Net.

  • Star Trek: A Call To Duty was formed out of its parent organization, Virtual Trek (vTrek). vTrek was founded in May of 1995 on the since-discontinued proprietary content area of The Microsoft Network (MSN). Its co-founders were Chad Morrett and James Perry. During the course of its operation from 1995 through 1997, vTrek operated in two gameplay styles: The 5th Fleet, a chat-based group akin to ACTD's Chat Division, and The 7th Fleet, akin to ACTD's Newsgroup Division. At its height, vTrek boasted 100+ members across 10 ships, and a special-event Klingon ship.

  • In October 1996, Paramount Digital Entertainment (PDE), the online media group of Paramount Pictures and Viacom, entered into a partnership agreement with MSN to begin developing official Star Trek content exclusively on the MSN network. PDE expressed interest in operating a game that allowed Star Trek fans to be a little interactive, and play out lives of Starfleet officers. PDE, therefore, entered into an affiliation agreement with Chad Morrett to evolve Virtual Trek into such a game. Thus was the beginning of ACTD itself, helmed by Chad as its owner and Game Manager, with the game to become the first - and only - online RPG officially affiliated and endorsed by Paramount Pictures.


 

Game Stats

Characters

July June
Chat 104 108 -4
Newsfleet 54 54 N/C
PBeM 102 101 +1

Critical Ships

Chat

USS Quirinus, Arcadia Station, USS Elara, USS Arondight, USS Apache, USS Triton.

Newsfleet

N/A

PBeM

N/A

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