The Menagerie Part II

We adopted the UCIP 2019 Constitution back in May to clearly define our mission, firmly establish the five key constitutional roles, and allow maximum flexibility to create new positions and programs.  This is all to enable us to better fulfill our mission: to provide fans, writers, and role players with quality Star Trek online simulations. […]

Is There in Truth No Beauty?

There’s no doubt that we have a lot of quality here in UCIP.  ToS is evidence enough of that!  Quality alone, however, doesn’t make a great sim.  Indeed, there has to be some volume to give the sim depth. In my opinion, quality and quantity share a symbiotic relationship: Don’t neglect one for other!  I’ve reprinted below […]

By Any Other Name

It gives me great pleasure to introduce Captain Matt Desmond as our new Media Relations Director.  Matt will primarily be responsible for adding content to our blog and social media accounts.  If you have any ideas, please pass them his way!  The Media Relations Director will report directly to the UCIP Chief of Staff. One […]

The Conscience of the King

As many of you know, I’ve long been an advocate for open role playing, which some people in simming call godmodding.  The concept is fairly simple: Everyone writes for everyone.  To be more specific, players are allowed, and even encouraged, to write for the other player-controlled characters.  I first wrote about open role playing back […]

Bread and Circuses

In accordance with our Fleet Constitution it’s time to start preparing for the 2019 Presidential election.  The election will be held in August and the new President will officially take office on September 1st.  If you would like to run, please email our Fleet Services Officer, Skippy, at skippy [at] ucip [dot] org.  During August, […]

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