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''This area is being constructed!'' There are a lot of sub-pages that will need to be created, so we're going to start with a very rough draft. Formatting and graphical elements also coming later. --[[User:FltAdml. Wolf|Wolf]] /<sup>[[User talk:FltAdml. Wolf|talk page]]</sup> 00:43, 14 December 2015 (CST)
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[[File:AcademyLogo2390.png|right|200px|link=Starfleet Academy Curriculum]]
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==='''Congratulations on your acceptance to Starfleet Academy!'''===
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The resources below will help prepare you for your upcoming Academy training.
  
Congratulations, you've been accepted to Starfleet Academy!
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This area will prepare you for membership with our community, especially for your upcoming training program.  
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'''Start here for directions''': '''[[/Website tour|Quick website tour]]'''<br />
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''This tutorial will explain the various parts of our website.''
  
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{{Heading|Introduce yourself to the community|#6699cc}}
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''We're a friendly and open community of members from across the globe. You are welcome here!''
  
==Quick website tour==
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''This tutorial will explain the various parts of our website.''
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File:Forum registration.png|<small>[http://forums.starbase118.net/index.php?/register/ Register for our forums]</small>|link=http://forums.starbase118.net/index.php?/register/
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File:Spock-hand-gesture1 0.jpg|<small>[http://forums.starbase118.net/index.php?/topic/6645-welcome-say-hello-here/ Introduce yourself]</small>|link=http://forums.starbase118.net/index.php/topic/6645-welcome-say-hello-here/
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File:WesleyCrusher-cadet.jpg|<small>[http://forums.starbase118.net/index.php?/forum/44-admissions/ Ask a question]</small>|link=http://forums.starbase118.net/index.php/forum/44-admissions/
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===Register for our forums===
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If you have not already done so, '''[http://forums.starbase118.net/index.php?/register/ register for our forums]''' — they’re a very important part of our community, and a hub for communication outside of the ship or base you will be assigned to.  
  
* [[/Website tour introduction]]
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Once you’ve submitted your registration, you’ll receive an automated email asking you to verify your email address. Then, one of our staff will approve your account within a few hours. But even before your account is approved, you'll be able to view cadet-friendly areas of the forums and say hello to others.
* [[/Website tour: Wiki]]
 
* [[/Website tour: Main site]]
 
* [[/Website tour: Forums]]
 
  
==Join the forums==
 
 
===Introduce yourself===
 
===Introduce yourself===
Now introduce your real self in our Official Welcome Thread. Just read that first post, and click the black “reply to this topic” button to reply with your own introduction.
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Tell us about yourself! We look forward to learning more about you, and welcoming you to our community. To begin, simply '''[http://forums.starbase118.net/index.php?/topic/6645-welcome-say-hello-here/ click here]''', read the first post, and click the black “reply to this topic” button to reply with your own introduction.
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===Ask a question===
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Our staff and other members are happy to assist with questions about how our site works and what's next in your journey toward Ensign and placement on a Starfleet ship or base. You can start a new thread and ask any questions you have in our '''[http://forums.starbase118.net/index.php?/forum/44-admissions/ Admissions forum]'''.
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====Other ways to get help====
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* Go to our [https://www.starbase118.net/members/personnel/forms/general-contact/ contact form] and select "Cadet Steward"
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* Join the [http://www.starbase118.net/chat/ chat room] and ask your question
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''Once your training program begins, you'll receive all the instruction you'll need to get started simming with us. But for now, let's dive in and start roleplaying to introduce your character and flex your writing muscles!
  
 
===Introduce your character===
 
===Introduce your character===
Once the actual training program starts, we’ll teach you how to sim with us. But for right now, let’s just dive in and start role-playing to introduce your character and flex your writing muscles. Follow this link to our “Arrival at StarBase 118” thread, and read the instructions. Then, click the black “reply to this topic” button and post your response. Don’t worry about the format — just write however it’s comfortable for you. Be creative!
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Follow this link to our “'''[http://forums.starbase118.net/index.php?/topic/6646-arrival-at-starbase-118-introduce-your-character-here/ Arrival at StarBase 118]'''” thread, and read the instructions. Then, click the black “reply to this topic” button and post your response. Don’t worry about the format — just write however it’s comfortable for you. Be creative!
  
===Ask a question===
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===Learn more about characterization===
Check out the Admissions forum: the Admissions forum is your first stop to ask pre-training questions.
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There's a lot to learn about how you portray an engaging, multifaceted member of Starfleet. But don't worry – we have plenty of easy to follow and fun to read instruction that will get you started. Our '''[[/Your Character|Your Character tutorial]]''' is the best introduction, with more to come later.
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{{Star Trek Intro TOC}}
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Check your application acceptance email for your training start date. On that date, you will receive an email – perhaps late in the day where you are – welcoming you to the Academy email list. That email will ask you to reply to the list with your character name and confirmation that you're ready to begin training. Once all the cadets assigned to your class reply, training will start.  
  
==Prepare your character==
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The purpose of the training group is to introduce you to how the game works, and explain some concepts that might be new to you. Everything you need to know about getting started with the game will be presented during your training. But if you want to get started with your training now, you can read the series of tutorials – listed below – that we use in training. But don't worry if you can't get to them before training starts – this is totally optional, and you'll receive them via email during the training.
[[/Your Character|''Your Character'' tutorial]]
 
  
==Star Trek: An Introduction==
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* [[Training Tutorial 1|Tutorial 1: Where do I go from here?]]
* Starfleet intro
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* [[Training Tutorial 2|Tutorial 2: Writing cooperatively]]
* Life in Starfleet / a typical day
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* [[Training Tutorial 3|Tutorial 3: Your character]]
* Starfleet Academy
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* [[Training Tutorial 4|Tutorial 4: Military time, stardates, and how to address officers]]
* The United Federation of Planets
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* [[Training Tutorial 5|Tutorial 5: Writers vs. characters]]
* Viewer's guide
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* [[Training Tutorial 6|Tutorial 6: The world through the eyes of your character]]
  
==Connect to chat and say hi==
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Chat link
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Our chatroom is always open, and it's easy to connect! Use the "Chat" link on our website, or '''[http://www.starbase118.net/chat/ click here]'''. Simply enter a display name and join the channel.
  
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Latest revision as of 22:10, 28 April 2019

Cadet Orientation


AcademyLogo2390.png

Congratulations on your acceptance to Starfleet Academy!

The resources below will help prepare you for your upcoming Academy training.

 

Start here for directions: Quick website tour
This tutorial will explain the various parts of our website.

Introduce yourself to the community


We're a friendly and open community of members from across the globe. You are welcome here!

Register for our forums

If you have not already done so, register for our forums — they’re a very important part of our community, and a hub for communication outside of the ship or base you will be assigned to.

Once you’ve submitted your registration, you’ll receive an automated email asking you to verify your email address. Then, one of our staff will approve your account within a few hours. But even before your account is approved, you'll be able to view cadet-friendly areas of the forums and say hello to others.

Introduce yourself

Tell us about yourself! We look forward to learning more about you, and welcoming you to our community. To begin, simply click here, read the first post, and click the black “reply to this topic” button to reply with your own introduction.

Ask a question

Our staff and other members are happy to assist with questions about how our site works and what's next in your journey toward Ensign and placement on a Starfleet ship or base. You can start a new thread and ask any questions you have in our Admissions forum.

Other ways to get help

 

Prepare your character


Once your training program begins, you'll receive all the instruction you'll need to get started simming with us. But for now, let's dive in and start roleplaying to introduce your character and flex your writing muscles!

Introduce your character

Follow this link to our “Arrival at StarBase 118” thread, and read the instructions. Then, click the black “reply to this topic” button and post your response. Don’t worry about the format — just write however it’s comfortable for you. Be creative!

Learn more about characterization

There's a lot to learn about how you portray an engaging, multifaceted member of Starfleet. But don't worry – we have plenty of easy to follow and fun to read instruction that will get you started. Our Your Character tutorial is the best introduction, with more to come later.

 

Get to know Star Trek


 

Startrekintro.png
01 The future
02 Starfleet
03 Viewer Guide
04 Learn more

 

Prepare for training


Check your application acceptance email for your training start date. On that date, you will receive an email – perhaps late in the day where you are – welcoming you to the Academy email list. That email will ask you to reply to the list with your character name and confirmation that you're ready to begin training. Once all the cadets assigned to your class reply, training will start.

The purpose of the training group is to introduce you to how the game works, and explain some concepts that might be new to you. Everything you need to know about getting started with the game will be presented during your training. But if you want to get started with your training now, you can read the series of tutorials – listed below – that we use in training. But don't worry if you can't get to them before training starts – this is totally optional, and you'll receive them via email during the training.

 

See who's in the chat room


Our chatroom is always open, and it's easy to connect! Use the "Chat" link on our website, or click here. Simply enter a display name and join the channel.


Starfleet Academy