Author: <span class="vcard">CommodoreLawson</span>

2018.02 – Con Nooga 2018

Thanks all for a great Con Nooga 2018! We had over 200 crew members take part in our convention-scale “Dreadnaught” setup. The 100″ projection screen and touch-enabled controls were a big draw, and we included HOTAS controls on helm and 2 fighter stations. It was highly-rated! See y’all next year!  


Bob Jones University “U Day” 2017

In October 2017, we brought our convention-scale DreadNaught setup to Bob Jones University as part of the U-Day community outreach event. We installed the bridge in a room specially designed for multi-media presentations: here is our finished setup! It looked like NASA mission control… Most of the guest crew members were elementary school age students, and they…


2017.9: Dragon Con 2017

  Spaceship Bridge Simulator returned to Dragon Con 2017! Westin Peachtree, Chastain C Hailed as “The best thing I’ve seen in 10 years of Dragon Con!“ Our full after action report is under construction and will be posted here! This event was sold out 98% by Saturday afternoon, and received great reviews from all who…


Star Trek Bridge Crew vs. Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator

The Big Reveal At E3 in 2016, Ubisoft revealed a trailer for Star Trek Bridge Crew, which is “developed specifically for VR” and takes advantage of the official Star Trek intellectual property. The trailer video opens with voiceover by Levar Burton aka Geordi LaForge from the Star Trek: Next Generation franchise. Then you see Levar…


2017.6: Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo 2017

Back by popular demand, the LTE Bridge is returning to the Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo, Friday June 9 through Sunday June 11, 2017!   Tickets available for only $5 per crew member, at the door (cash or credit), or advance purchase at sfge-artemis.bpt.me Missions start at 6PM Friday night, and at 10:30AM Saturday and Sunday: missions are scheduled every…


2017.5: MomoCon 2017

MomoCon 2017 After-Action Report The LTE Bridge was at the the MoMoCon 2017 gaming track, May 25 thru 28th, 2017. We deployed out Dreadnaught scale Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator experience with DMX lighting, touchscreen controls, and 30 minute missions for up to 8 players. Not only was this our first MomoCon, but it was our first Artemis…


2016.9: Dragon Con 2016

An amazing premiere at Dragon Con, thanks to the team at Dragon Con Video Gaming and Dragon Con LAN Gaming for the opportunity. This was our full “Convention Mode” layout and included new DMX lighting, pipe and drape backdrop with ambient lighting, 8+ touchscreens, and a Dreadnaught class ship with two fighters. A quick clip of it at the 1:00…


2016.7: Private Party, Greenville, SC

At the end of July 2016, my daughter and I took the LTE Bridge Experience to Greenville, South Carolina to a private event hosted by some family friends. We had 5 stations on wired Ethernet, and two additional fighter ship stations on WiFi.


2016.6: SFGE (Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo)

This was our first-ever “general public” LTE Bridge event. We attended the Southern-Fried Gameroom Expo in Atlanta on June 10-12, 2016. Scheme: 30 minutes per mission, set to Siege mode with “Few/Some” of just about everything, with slight tweaks depending on the crew experience. Difficulty got up to 5 or so. Google Photos album: https://goo.gl/photos/2JbnfaCcUtELqEmz7 See also: After-action…


2016.3 Kira’s Birthday

Our first major event was a 4-hour LAN party for our daughter’s 13th birthday in March of 2016. My daughter asked for an Artemis LAN party for her 13th birthday! Needless to say, I was fully on board with the idea. My stagecraft-skilled wife also got into the act. I sent out Artemis-themed invitations, including…