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Star Trek Online - Agents Of Yesterday First Impression

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Hello Dwellers And Welcome To The Basement...

Star Trek Online's newest expansion pack, Agents of Yesterday has launched, and I took it for a quick spin, Right off the bat, it is starting a whole new character campaign, so once I catch up with Sobar on the current missions, I will then be starting a new run with the Agents of Yesterday crew, which starts in the 23rd Century (True-Kirk's era).

The big impression is how much effort went into making new starting point missions feel like classic Star Trek episodes, with the first two referencing and following up, the Galileo 7 and Arena... not to mention the use of sound-clips from the original series (giving some voices to Sulu, Uhura and McCoy), plus a re-working of Lenoard Nimoy's previous STO voice over contribution to have Spock gets some lines in.

Like how the Romulan, Klingon and normal Federation campaigns start, you get your primary bridge crew over your first few missions, and the missions themselves are not to overw…

Ken Patera - Yay Or Nay For The Hall of Fame

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Hello Dwellers and Welcome To The Basement… Another Wednesday is  here, so let’s put another pro wrestler through the grinder to see if it’s a Yay Or Nay for them to be in the Hall of Fame…

Now the past few weeks I’ve been taking a look at former WWE Champions, and the next in line is the Undertaker, however since he’s still technically active and with the promotion, so instead of the Phenom who is a slam dunk for the Hall of Fame anyway, might as well look at an Olympian…

And of course I’m referring to Ken Patera, who qualified for the 1972 Munic Olympics, was a Gold Medalist at the 1971 Pan American Games  and placed first at four consecutive US National Weightlifting Championships. Patera is as legit as they came back in the day.

His career in pro wrestling started in 1972, breaking in with the AWA where he would stay through the summer of 1974, getting several shots for their Tag Team titles before moving on to Mid-Atlantic Championship wrestling, where he stock skyrocketed with a…