Warp Factor Trek

The Star Trek Fan Website

Discovering Strange New Worlds

In a few days, Paramount+ will debut the latest Star Trek TV series – Strange New Worlds. Following their appearance in the second season of Star Trek: Discovery, these are the voyages of Captain

Read More

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

Read More

Wil Wheaton’s Still Just a Geek in Review

Wil Wheaton’s new book Still Just a Geek is an annotated update of his 2002 book Just a Geek. I listened to the audio version of the book, narrated by

Read More

Farewell, Harold Livingston

In the same year Star Trek: The Motion Picture experiences a spectacular rerelease in movie theaters and is receiving more positive fan attention and evaluation than ever before, we are

Read More

Picard‘s “Hide and Seek” in Review

With the penultimate episode of its second season finally here, Star Trek: Picard approaches the end of the roller coaster ride with episode nine, “Hide and Seek”. This episode brings

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Picard‘s “Mercy” in Review

Star Trek: Picard Season 2 continues the rollercoaster ride with episode eight, “Mercy”. This episode combines three main storylines – Picard and Guinan, Seven and Raffi, and Kore and Adam

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More