Warp Factor Trek

The Star Trek Fan Website

Webmaster of WarpFactorTrek, Dan is an avid Star Trek fan who lives in Aberdeen, Scotland. Also known as “The Scotch Trekker”, Dan has loved Star Trek ever since discovering it in his childhood. He worked as an administrator, for six years, on the encyclopedic Star Trek website Memory Alpha, which involved studying the making of the various series and films. He has been mentioned in the official Star Trek Magazine, has qualified from a Star Trek course run at Glasgow Clyde College, and ran The Scotch Trekker YouTube channel, which regularly featured live interviews with the cast and crew of Star Trek.

Phyllis Strong on Illyrians

With this week’s episode of Strange New Worlds focusing on so-called “Ghosts of Illyria”, I decided to do a brief interview with Phyllis Strong, the writer of the Enterprise episode

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Interview with Strange New Worlds Costume Designer Bernadette Croft

“Actually, what I said is you… might want to wear your dress uniform.” – Lieutenant Ortegas, “Children of the Comet” With dialogue in the most recent episode of Star Trek:

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Interview with Strange New Worlds Composer Nami Melumad

The most recent episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (“Children of the Comet”) features music and singing extensively. I recently interviewed the show’s composer, Nami Melumad, about it and

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An Interview with Fred Bronson, Part 3: TNG

I recently interviewed Star Trek writer Fred Bronson, discussing such topics as the character of Robert April and Fred’s work on Star Trek in the 1970s. In this final segment,

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An Interview with Fred Bronson, Part 2: The ’70s

Fred Bronson, who wrote an episode of Star Trek: The Animated Series (i.e., “The Counter-Clock Incident”) and co-wrote installments of The Next Generation (“Ménage à Troi” and “The Game”), describes himself as someone

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An Interview with Fred Bronson, Part 1: Robert April

One of the characters in the pilot episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is Admiral Robert April, played by Adrian Holmes. I recently interviewed Fred Bronson, who wrote for

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Defending Discovery‘s Design Differences: Getting Personal

“Because ‘personal’ means personal.” – Captain Pike, “Light and Shadows” In this article, I’ll address frequent criticisms regarding the more personal aspects of Star Trek: Discovery‘s first two seasons. I

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A Mind Meld with Vulcan Visitor Eduardo Roman

I recently chatted with actor Eduardo Roman, who played a mysterious Vulcan in the Star Trek: Picard episode “Mercy”, the eighth episode of the show’s second season. This Vulcan’s mind

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Defending Discovery‘s Design Differences: Klingons

“People can be very frightened of change.” – Captain Kirk, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country When an on-set photograph of Star Trek extras purportedly clad as Klingons was leaked

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Defending Discovery‘s Design Differences: Holography

“You think your world is safe? It is an illusion.” – Khan Noonien Singh, Star Trek Into Darkness Earlier this week, it was reported that NASA has achieved holographic communication

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