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.

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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Defending Discovery‘s Design Differences: Starships

“Shall we continue? There is a great responsibility at hand.” – Spock, “If Memory Serves” So much of Star Trek through the decades has been from the perspective of the

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The Entire TNG Main Cast is Back, for Picard Season 3

While fans have been hoping for cameo appearances from his former castmates and Enterprise crew members to show up in the second season of Star Trek: Picard, today (on the much-celebrated First

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Defending Discovery‘s Design Differences

“We are always in a fight for the future.” – Captain Pike, “Light and Shadows” Ever since Star Trek: Discovery started back in 2017, the show has been the subject

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Interview with Stargazer Set Designer Sean Hargreaves

Firstly, congratulations on getting the gig to work on Star Trek: Picard. How did the opportunity to contribute to the show in its second season come about? I was told

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