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|Title = Star Trek: Armada II
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|Publisher = [[Activision]]
| class="even" | Windows 95-XP
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|Developer = [[Mad Doc Software]]
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|Released = {{d|26|June|2001}}
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|Year = [[2377]]
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|Stardate = 54522.2 - 54881.2
*300 MHz Pentium II processor
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|Platform = {{platform|win9x}}
*64 MB RAM
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|Requirements = 300 MHz Pentium II processor, 64 MB RAM, 1.3 GB hard drive space, 4x CD-ROM drive
*1.3 GB hard drive space
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|Genres = Real-time strategy
*4x CD-ROM drive
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|Reference = {{ASIN|B000BVYVKI}} (US)<br/>{{ASIN|B00005N5EZ|UK}} (UK)<br/>{{ASIN|B00005QFHW|DE}} (Germany)<br/>{{ASIN|B000219I0K|DE}} (Germany "Green Pepper" re-release)
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|rating = {{game ratings|ESRB=e|ELSPA=3|USK=12|ADESE=TP|OFLC=G8|DJCTQ=14}}
'''Star Trek: Armada II''' is a real-time strategy game, published by [[Activision]] in 2001. The sequel to [[Star Trek: Armada]], it featured improved three dimensional graphics as well as more classes of ships. It also added [[Species 8472]] and the [[Cardassian Union]] as playable races.
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'''''Star Trek: Armada II''''' is a real-time strategy game, published by [[Activision]] in 2001. The sequel to ''[[Star Trek: Armada]]'', it featured improved three dimensional graphics as well as more classes of ships. It also added [[Species 8472]] and the [[Cardassian Union]] as playable races.
   
:''"The Federation stands on the precipice of another major conflict that threatens the fragile peace we have worked so hard to achieve. It's been six months since we successfully dealt with the threat of the [[Omega molecule|Omega Particle]]. Tensions between the Cardassians and the Klingon Empire are on the rise, and we've just received word of a renewed Borg threat."''
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:"''The [[Federation]] stands on the precipice of another major conflict that threatens the fragile peace we have worked so hard to achieve. It's been six months since we successfully dealt with the threat of the [[Omega molecule|Omega Particle]]. Tensions between the [[Cardassian]]s and the [[Klingon Empire]] are on the rise, and we've just received word of a renewed [[Borg]] threat.''"
   
Following some complaints about the length of the Armada version, the single-player campaign was altered for this game; now only three races are involved, and each storyline is mostly independent of the others: the [[Federation]] must repel a [[Borg]] invasion via a new type of transwarp gate, taking the assault into the [[Delta Quadrant]]; the [[Klingon]]s must deal with a resurgent Cardassian military, whilst the [[Borg]], affected by events in the Federation campaign, must stave off an attack by Species 8472, before combining with the Federation to eliminate this galactic threat. The [[Romulan]]s are now only playable in multiplayer mode.
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Following some complaints about the length of the ''Armada'' version, the single-player campaign was altered for this game; now only three races are involved, and each storyline is mostly independent of the others: the Federation must repel a Borg invasion via a new type of transwarp gate, taking the assault into the [[Delta Quadrant]]; the [[Klingon]]s must deal with a resurgent Cardassian military, while the Borg, affected by events in the Federation campaign, must stave off an attack by Species 8472, before combining with the Federation to eliminate this galactic threat.
   
==Voiceover Cast==
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==Voiceover cast==
===Main Voiceover Cast===
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===Main voiceover cast===
*[[Patrick Stewart]] as [[Jean-Luc Picard]]
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*[[Patrick Stewart]] as [[Captain]] [[Jean-Luc Picard]]
 
*[[J.G. Hertzler]] as [[Chancellor]] [[Martok]]
 
*[[J.G. Hertzler]] as [[Chancellor]] [[Martok]]
 
*[[Alice Krige]] as the [[Borg Queen]]
 
*[[Alice Krige]] as the [[Borg Queen]]
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*[[Judi M. Durand]] as the Starfleet computer
   
===Additional Voiceover Cast===
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===Additional voiceover cast===
 
*[[Vaughn Armstrong]]
 
*[[Vaughn Armstrong]]
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*[[Iris Bahr]]
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*[[Terrence Beasor]]
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*[[Michael Bell]]
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*[[Earl Boen]]
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*[[Charles Bartlett]]
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*[[Charles Chun]]
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*[[Jonathan Cook]]
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*[[John Cragen]]
 
*[[Jonathan Del Arco]]
 
*[[Jonathan Del Arco]]
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*[[Barry Dennen]]
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*[[Gregg Eagles]]
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*[[Paul Eiding]]
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*[[Dan Gilvezan]]
 
*[[Max Grodénchik]]
 
*[[Max Grodénchik]]
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*[[Nicholas Guest]]
 
*[[Martha Hackett]]
 
*[[Martha Hackett]]
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*[[John Horan]]
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*[[Sherman Howard]]
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*[[Tony Jay]]
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*[[Denise Kumagai]]
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*[[Lex Lang]]
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*[[Lisa LoCicero]]
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*[[Brian Mysliwy]] as voice of Lt. [[Joe Carey]]
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*[[Tony Pasqualini]]
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*[[David Randolph]]
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*[[Peter Renaday]]
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*[[Michael Reisz]]
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*[[Neil Ross]]
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*[[Joel Swetow]]
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*[[James M. Ward]]
 
*[[Patti Yasutake]]
 
*[[Patti Yasutake]]
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== Crew ==
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* [[Ron Surma]] - Casting Director
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* [[Kris Zimmerman]] - Voice Director
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* [[Brian Mysliwy]] - Mad Doc Software core Armada II Team
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* Special Thanks to [[Rick Berman]] and [[Peter Lauritson]]
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* Very Special Thanks to [[Gene Roddenberry]]
   
 
==Featured [[starship]] classes==
 
==Featured [[starship]] classes==
 
===[[United Federation of Planets]] starships===
 
===[[United Federation of Planets]] starships===
*[[Federation scoutship|''Venture'' class]]
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* [[Federation mission scoutship|''Venture''-class]]
**USS ''Coltrane''
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** USS ''Coltrane''
*''Iwo Jima'' class
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* ''Iwo Jima''-class
*''Aegian'' class
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** This is a marine carrying class of ships named for the {{w|Battle of Iwo Jima}}. One of these ships is named the ''R.L. Ermey'' after {{w|R. Lee Ermey}}.
*[[Defiant class|''Defiant'' class]]
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* ''Aegian''-class
*[[Saber class|''Saber'' class]]
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**USS ''Tolunay''
*[[Steamrunner class|''Steamrunner'' class]]
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*{{class|Defiant}}
*[[Akira class|''Akira'' class]]
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*{{class|Saber}}
*[[Intrepid class|''Intrepid'' class]]
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*{{class|Steamrunner}}
*[[Nebula class|''Nebula'' class]]
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*{{class|Akira}}
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*{{class|Intrepid}}
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*{{class|Nebula}}
 
**USS ''Caddebostan''
 
**USS ''Caddebostan''
 
**USS ''Douglass''
 
**USS ''Douglass''
 
**USS ''Tonawanda''
 
**USS ''Tonawanda''
*[[Galaxy class|''Galaxy'' class]]: [[saucer section]], [[stardrive section]]
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*{{class|Galaxy}}: [[saucer section]], [[stardrive section]]
 
**USS ''Allegheny''
 
**USS ''Allegheny''
*[[Sovereign class|''Sovereign'' class]]
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*{{class|Sovereign}}
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**USS ''Oxford''
 
**USS ''Danvers''
 
**USS ''Danvers''
**[[USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-E)|USS ''Enterprise''-E]]
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**{{USS|Enterprise|NCC-1701-E|-E}}
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**{{USS|Saratoga|2374| (NCC-31911-A)}}
 
*[[Raven type|Colony ship]]
 
*[[Raven type|Colony ship]]
   
 
===[[Klingon Empire]] starships===
 
===[[Klingon Empire]] starships===
*''NuQ'DuJ'' class
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*''NuQ'DuJ''-class
*''Chava'kal'' class
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*''Chava'kal''-class
*''Koloth'' class
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*''Koloth''-class (Mainly a re-designed ''[[K't'inga class|K't'inga-class]]'')
*[[Klingon Bird-of-Prey|''B'rel'' class]]
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*[[Klingon Bird-of-Prey|''B'rel''-class]]
*''Chuq'Beh'' class
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*''Chuq'Beh''-class
*''SuQ'Jagh'' class
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*''SuQ'Jagh''-class
*[[Vor'cha class|''Vor'cha'' class]]
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*{{class|Vor'cha}}
*''Fek'lhr'' class
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*''Fek'lhr''-class
*''Qeh'ral'' class
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*''Qeh'ral''-class
*[[Negh'Var class|''Negh'Var'' class]]
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*[[Negh'Var warship|''Negh'Var''-class]]
 
**[[Martok]]'s [[flagship]]
 
**[[Martok]]'s [[flagship]]
*''Jach'Eng'' class
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*''Jach'Eng''-class
   
 
===[[Romulan Star Empire]] starships===
 
===[[Romulan Star Empire]] starships===
*[[Romulan scoutship|''Talon'' class]]
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*[[Romulan scout ship|''Talon''-class]]
*[[Romulan shuttle|''Kestrel'' class]]
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*[[Romulan shuttle|''Kestrel''-class]]
*''Shrike'' class
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*''Shrike''-class
*''Veles'' class
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*''Veles''-class
*''Raptor'' class
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*''Raptor''-class
*''Griffin'' class
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*''Griffin''-class
*''Draconarius'' class
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*''Draconarius''-class
*''Shadow'' class
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*''Shadow''-class
*''Venator'' class
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*''Venator''-class
*[[D'deridex class|''D'deridex'' class]]
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*{{class|D'deridex}}
*''Phoenix'' class
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*''Phoenix''-class
   
 
===[[Borg Collective]] starships===
 
===[[Borg Collective]] starships===
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*Borg detector
 
*Borg detector
 
*Borg wedge
 
*Borg wedge
*[[Rogue Borg ship|Borg assimilator]]
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*Borg assimilator
 
*Borg harbinger
 
*Borg harbinger
 
*[[Borg sphere]]
 
*[[Borg sphere]]
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===[[Species 8472]] starships===
 
===[[Species 8472]] starships===
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*Collecter
 
*Scout
 
*Scout
 
*Destroyer
 
*Destroyer
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*Launcher
 
*Launcher
 
*[[Species 8472 bioship|Battleship]]
 
*[[Species 8472 bioship|Battleship]]
*[[Species 8472 frigate|Frigate]]
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*[[Species 8472 energy focusing ship|Frigate]]
 
*Behemoth
 
*Behemoth
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*Defender
   
 
===[[Cardassian]] starships===
 
===[[Cardassian]] starships===
*[[Hideki class|''Hideki'' class]]
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*{{class|Hideki}}
*''Janissary'' class
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*''Janissary''-class
*''Vasad'' class
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*''Vasad''-class
*''Gul Vystan'' class
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*''Gul Vystan''-class
*''Legate'' class
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*''Legate''-class
*''Brinok'' class
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*''Brinok''-class
*''Rasliak'' class
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*''Rasliak''-class
*''Sartan'' class
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*''Sartan''-class
*''Kulinor'' class
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*''Kulinor''-class
*[[Galor class|''Galor'' class]]
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*{{class|Galor}}
*[[Keldon class|''Keldon'' class]]
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*{{class|Keldon}}
*[[Dreadnought|Dreadnought missile]]
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*[[Cardassian ATR-4107|Dreadnought missile]]
===[[Ferengi]] starships===
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*[[D'kora class|''D'kora'' class]] (non-playable)
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==Construction ship==
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* All playable races except Species 8472 use them to build installations. The Borg call their ship an "Assembler". When the game starts, the player gets one starbase and/ or one, maybe two construction ships. In the main scenarios, such as the Federation Scenario, the player has one, maybe two of these ships which is used to construct the base(s) needed to complete the scenario(s).
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==Other ships/Races==
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===[[Ferengi]] starships (non-playable)===
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*{{class|D'Kora}} - (''though can be assimilated for use in the Borg campaign'')
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*Ferengi merchant vessel
   
 
==Setting==
 
==Setting==
Armada II takes place from [[stardate]] 54522 to approximately 1 month after stardate 54760, some six months after the events of the first game. The Borg have been spotted in Federation space, a new type of vessel being employed to assimilate planetary surfaces. The [[Cardassian Union]] is becoming increasing aggressive, and the Klingons are growing tired of their role as peacekeepers.
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''Star Trek: Armada II'' takes place from [[stardate]] 54522 to some time after stardate 54881, some six months after the events of the first game. The Borg have been spotted in Federation space using a new vessel employed to [[assimilation|assimilate]] [[planet]]ary surfaces. The [[Cardassian Union]] is becoming increasingly aggressive, and the Klingons are growing tired of their role as peace-keepers.
   
 
==Single player campaign==
 
==Single player campaign==
 
===Federation Campaign===
 
===Federation Campaign===
 
====Invasion====
 
====Invasion====
A Borg force has invaded the Regula Badlands. The ''Enterprise'' is dispatched to eliminate the Borg presence, reclaim the colony world, and determine how the Collective was able to make it so deep into the [[Alpha Quadrant]]. It is discovered that a new type of tachyon nebula may hold the answer to this question.
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Stardate 54522.2: A Borg force has invaded the [[Regula]] Badlands. The ''Enterprise'' is dispatched to eliminate the Borg presence, reclaim the [[colony]] world, and determine how the [[Borg Collective|Collective]] was able to make it so deep into the [[Alpha Quadrant]]. It is discovered that a new type of [[tachyon]] [[nebula]] may hold the answer to this question.
   
 
====Lifelines====
 
====Lifelines====
The Federation [[starbase]] at Alpha Theta VI is under attack, and badly needs supplies. Convoys of cargo ships need to be escorted through a treacherous nebula, and a Borg defense network, in order to resupply the base.
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Stardate 54544.2: The Federation [[starbase]] at Alpha Theta VI is under attack, and badly needs supplies. Convoys of [[freighter|cargo ships]] need to be escorted through a treacherous nebula, and a Borg defense network, in order to resupply the base.
   
 
====Recovery====
 
====Recovery====
Starbase 176 has been attacked by the Borg, and the area is devastated. The ''Enterprise'' must defend the base against further attacks, and rebuild its defenses to act as a staging area. The assimilated USS ''Douglass'' is recaptured from the Borg.
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Stardate 54566.1: [[Starbase]] 176 has been attacked by the Borg, and the area is devastated. The ''Enterprise'' must defend the base against further attacks, and rebuild its defenses to act as a staging area. The assimilated USS ''Douglass'' is recaptured from the Borg.
   
 
====Along the Neutral Zone====
 
====Along the Neutral Zone====
A single ''Akira''-class starship is dispatched to the [[Romulan Neutral Zone]] to establish a presence in a hazardous nebula field. The ''Enterprise'' suffers severe damage enroute to the area, and must be protected from an assault by a squadron of Borg cubes.
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Stardate 54588.0: A small fleet, led by a single ''Akira''-class starship under the command of a Captain McDermott, is dispatched to the [[Romulan Neutral Zone]] to establish a presence in a hazardous nebula field. The ''Enterprise'' suffers severe damage ''en route'' to the area, and must be protected from an assault by a squadron of Borg cubes.
   
 
====Into The Breach====
 
====Into The Breach====
The transwarp portal is known to be located within the Regula Badlands. The ''Enterprise'' and her fleet must find, capture and hold the portal to allow an assault on Borg territory.
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Stardate 54612.7: The [[transwarp]] portal is known to be located within the Regula Badlands. The ''Enterprise'' and her fleet must find, capture and hold the portal to allow an assault on Borg territory.
   
 
====Inferno====
 
====Inferno====
The Federation invasion force enters the Delta Quadrant through the captured transwarp portal. Its counterpart must be captured, and all Borg within the area eliminated. The mission is hampered by the presence of a powerful subspace field that prevents [[warp]] travel.
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Stardate 54637.3: The Federation invasion force enters the Delta Quadrant through the captured transwarp portal. Its counterpart must be captured, and all Borg within the area eliminated. The mission is hampered by the presence of a powerful [[subspace field]] that prevents [[warp]] travel.
   
 
====The Cavalry====
 
====The Cavalry====
The Federation Third Fleet is ambushed in system J-356 by vessels of unknown origin. The ''Enterprise'' responds to a distress call from the USS ''Allegheny'', the vessel leading the fleet, and the only survivor of the attack. The presence of Species 8472 is strongly suspected, as the Federation forces scour the system of a heavy Borg presence.
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Stardate 54664.7: The Federation [[Starfleet Fleets#Third Fleet|Third Fleet]] is ambushed in system J-356 by vessels of unknown origin. The ''Enterprise'' responds to a [[distress call]] from the USS ''Allegheny'', the vessel leading the fleet, and the only survivor of the attack. The presence of Species 8472 is strongly suspected, as the Federation forces scour the system of a heavy Borg presence.
   
 
====Data Retrieval====
 
====Data Retrieval====
A modified freighter is used to retrieve vital data on the location of the Borg staging grounds from a Borg Nexus base. A heavy assault fleet must protect the data miner until its mission is complete.
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Stardate 54694.9: A modified freighter is used to retrieve vital data on the location of the Borg staging grounds from a Borg Nexus base. A heavy assault fleet must protect the data miner until its mission is complete.
   
 
====Staging Grounds====
 
====Staging Grounds====
The Borg staging grounds have been located in system J-361, and a huge Borg fleet is detected. The Federation forces must assemble an assault force without alerting the Borg to their presence. Once the attack is completed, the ''Enterprise'' and the surviving vessels must retreat to an extraction point, prior to returning to the transwarp portal.
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Stardate 54727.7: The Borg staging grounds have been located in system J-361, and a huge Borg fleet is detected. The Federation forces must assemble an assault force without alerting the Borg to their presence. Once the attack is completed, the ''Enterprise'' and the surviving vessels must retreat to an extraction point, prior to returning to the transwarp portal.
   
 
====There And Back Again====
 
====There And Back Again====
The Federation forces are in full retreat. A massive Borg counterattack, coupled with the arrival of dozens of Species 8472 vessels, has forced Starfleet to pull back to the transwarp portal, and back to the Alpha Quadrant. The evacuation is almost complete, when the portal suddenly explodes, leaving the ''Enterprise'' and several dozen vessels trapped behind enemy lines...
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Stardate 54760.6: The Federation forces are in full retreat. A massive Borg counterattack, coupled with the arrival of dozens of Species 8472 vessels, has forced Starfleet to pull back to the transwarp portal, and back to the Alpha Quadrant. The evacuation is almost complete, when the portal suddenly explodes, leaving the ''Enterprise'' and several dozen vessels trapped behind enemy lines...
   
 
===Klingon Campaign===
 
===Klingon Campaign===
 
====Uprising: A Dagger at Zarush====
 
====Uprising: A Dagger at Zarush====
A massive Cardassian force, led by Gul Kentar, has attacked and destroyed the Federation reserve fleet at its dock in the Pearl Nebula. The Klingon defense forces must hold the line at Zarush, and strike back at the invading Cardassian fleet over Vanoshan.
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Stardate 54642.8: A massive Cardassian force, led by Gul Kentar, has attacked and destroyed the Federation reserve fleet at its dock in the Pearl Nebula. The Klingon defense forces must hold the line at Zarush, and strike back at the invading Cardassian fleet over Vanoshan.
   
 
====Executioner====
 
====Executioner====
With the Pearl Nebula secure for the moment, Chancellor Martok orders a retaliatory strike against the Cardassian-held world of Kestian, and other Cardassian bases in the Doltec system. The planet must be eliminated.
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Stardate 54656.5: With the Pearl Nebula secure for the moment, Chancellor Martok orders a retaliatory strike against the Cardassian-held world of Kestian, and other Cardassian bases in the Doltec system. The planet must be eliminated.
   
 
====Brave New Worlds====
 
====Brave New Worlds====
The Efate system is a key location for colonisation and resupply. The system must be secure before the Cardassians get there and claim the worlds themselves, denying them a crucial resource.
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Stardate 54670.2: The Efate system is a key location for colonization and resupply. The system must be secure before the [[Cardassian]]s get there and claim the worlds themselves, denying them a crucial resource.
   
 
====Blockade====
 
====Blockade====
The Cardassians are on the back foot, with supply lines crumbling. A chance to break the front line has emerged at Mornaur II - however, a Romulan supply convoy is enroute to the system. It appears that the Romulans have been behind the Cardassians sudden rearmament. The convoy must be intercepted before it reaches the planet, and before an assault on the system can take place.
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Stardate 54683.9: The Cardassians are on the back foot, with supply lines crumbling. A chance to break the front line has emerged at Mornaur II - however, a Romulan supply convoy is ''en route'' to the system. It appears that the Romulans have been behind the Cardassians sudden rearmament. The convoy must be intercepted before it reaches the planet, and before an assault on the system can take place.
   
 
====The Unknown Prize====
 
====The Unknown Prize====
The ''Kulinor'' class of Cardassian vessel has been seen with additional, unidentified modifications. A prototype vessel, the "Quantum Singularity Ship" has been detected on the far side of the Ketch'Tor asteroid belt, and must be captured to determine its secrets.
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Stardate 54697.6: The ''Kulinor'' class of Cardassian vessel has been seen with additional, unidentified modifications. A prototype vessel, the "Quantum Singularity Ship" has been detected on the far side of the Ketch'Tor [[asteroid]] belt, and must be captured to determine its secrets.
   
 
====The Romulan Connection====
 
====The Romulan Connection====
Romulan duplicity in the Kentar Uprising is now clear. The Star Empire must be "persuaded" to cease its support for the Cardassians. In order for this to proceed, a series of Romulan colonies must been conquered and Romulan bases destroyed.
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Stardate 54711.3: Romulan duplicity in the Kentar Uprising is now clear. The [[Romulan Star Empire|Star Empire]] must be "persuaded" to cease its support for the Cardassians. In order for this to proceed, a series of Romulan colonies must been conquered and Romulan bases destroyed.
   
 
====Battle of Crucis Major====
 
====Battle of Crucis Major====
Despite cutting off most of their supplies, the Kentar forces are able to launch a massive assault on the Klingon base at Crucis Major. With defenses incomplete, Martok is barely able to escape. However, the presence of a secret base operated by the House of Targesh may allow the Klingons to fight back and clear the system of the Cardassian invaders.
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Stardate 54725.0: Despite cutting off most of their supplies, Gul Kentar's forces are able to launch a massive assault on the Klingon base at Crucis Major. With defenses incomplete, Martok is barely able to escape. However, the presence of a secret base operated by the House of Tagesh may allow the Klingons to fight back and clear the system of the Cardassian invaders.
   
 
====Trojan Horse====
 
====Trojan Horse====
To attack a Cardassian base, a Cardassian vessel must be captured and employed to disable vital defense systems. Without it, the Klingon forces will be unable to press on and take out the base.
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Stardate 54738.7: To attack a Cardassian base, a Cardassian vessel must be captured and employed to disable vital defense systems. Without it, the Klingon forces will be unable to press on and take out the base.
   
 
====To Cardassia And Victory====
 
====To Cardassia And Victory====
The Klingon counterattack has reached the [[Cardassia system]] itself. The surrounding planets must be captured, before a final assault on [[Cardassia Prime]] and its powerful defenses can be mounted. Gul Kentar is able to escape as Cardassia Prime falls, but Martok and his fleet are close behind.
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Stardate 54752.4: The Klingon counterattack has reached the [[Cardassian system]] itself. The surrounding planets must be captured, before a final assault on [[Cardassia Prime]] and its powerful defenses can be mounted. Gul Kentar is able to escape as Cardassia Prime falls, but Martok and his fleet are close behind.
   
 
====The Final Battle====
 
====The Final Battle====
Kentar has fled to his secret base in the Hurik system. Here, he must be destroyed, along with the quantum singularity technology the Cardassians have developed.
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Stardate 54766.1: Kentar has fled to his secret base in the Hurik system. Here, he must be destroyed, along with the quantum singularity technology the Cardassians have developed, which is how they are bringing Species 8472 into the galaxy. The station is destroyed and Kentar's ship is destroyed in combat with Martok's armada.
   
 
===Borg Campaign===
 
===Borg Campaign===
 
====Werewolf Pack====
 
====Werewolf Pack====
With the destruction of the transwarp portal in "There and Back Again", a number of Borg ships, including that of the Borg Queen, have been trapped in the Alpha Quadrant, as Picard and some of the Starfleet vessels have likewise in the Delta Quadrant. The Collective must assimilate cargo vessels in order to gain resources to rebuild their forces. However, Species 8472, having been drawn into the quadrant by the Cardassians' experiments in quantum singularities, are also in the sector, and the Borg are forced to retreat.
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Stardate 54771.6: With the destruction of the transwarp portal in "There and Back Again", a number of Borg ships, including that of the Borg Queen, have been trapped in the Alpha Quadrant, as Picard and some of the Starfleet vessels have likewise in the Delta Quadrant. The Collective must assimilate cargo vessels in order to gain resources to rebuild their forces. However, Species 8472, having been drawn into the quadrant by the Cardassians' experiments in quantum singularities, are also in the sector, and the Borg are forced to retreat.
   
 
====Pink Slips====
 
====Pink Slips====
Species 8472 vessels are attacking a Federation outpost, with the Borg caught in the middle. Both sides must be eliminated if reconstruction is to proceed. Since 8472 cannot be assimilated, Federation vessels must be captured and used against them.
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Stardate 54785.3: Species 8472 vessels are attacking a Federation [[outpost]], with the Borg caught in the middle. Both sides must be eliminated if reconstruction is to proceed. Since 8472 cannot be assimilated, Federation vessels must be captured and used against them.
   
 
====Interdiction====
 
====Interdiction====
The Borg now have sufficient resources to begin consolidating their position with a Nexus base. Cargo and other vessels must still be seized until resource gathering can be initiated.
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Stardate 54799.0: The Borg now have sufficient resources to begin consolidating their position with a Nexus base. Cargo and other vessels must still be seized until resource gathering can be initiated.
   
 
====There Goes the Neighborhood====
 
====There Goes the Neighborhood====
All planetary bodies in Grid 967, a Romulan-held sector, must be assimilated in order to maintain reconstruction efforts.
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Stardate 54812.7: All planetary bodies in Grid 967, a Romulan-held sector, must be assimilated in order to maintain reconstruction efforts.
   
 
====The Catch====
 
====The Catch====
A pair of Federation starships have been captured, with key information on recreating the transwarp portal. With Species 8472 in pursuit, the two vessels must be relocated to the nearest Borg Nexus immediately for disassembly and analysis. Progess is hampered by intense nebular activity.
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Stardate 54826.4: A pair of Federation starships have been captured, with key information on recreating the transwarp portal. With Species 8472 in pursuit, the two vessels must be relocated to the nearest Borg Nexus immediately for disassembly and analysis. Progress is hampered by intense nebular activity.
   
 
====Interception====
 
====Interception====
The Klingons have captured a Species 8472 bioship. In order to determine how the aliens are getting into the Alpha Quadrant, the facility analysing the ship must be assimilated, and the Klingon forces suppressed.
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Stardate 54840.1: The Klingons have captured a Species 8472 [[bioship]]. In order to determine how the aliens are getting into the Alpha Quadrant, the facility analyzing the ship must be assimilated, and the Klingon forces suppressed.
   
 
====Strange Bedfellows====
 
====Strange Bedfellows====
Technology 2702 - the transwarp portal - has been reacquired. In order to successfully drive Species 8472 back into [[fluidic space]], the Borg must retrieve the Federation forces stranded in the Delta Quadrant, and negotiate an alliance. The transwarp portal must be reconstructed, and used to accomplish this objective.
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Stardate 54853.8: Technology 2702 - the transwarp portal - has been reacquired. In order to successfully drive Species 8472 back into [[fluidic space]], the Borg must retrieve the Federation forces stranded in the Delta Quadrant, and negotiate an alliance. The transwarp portal must be reconstructed, and used to accomplish this objective.
   
 
====Tidal Wave====
 
====Tidal Wave====
The Federation and the Collective have come to an agreement - Species 8472 must be eliminated, and the only way to accomplish this task is to combine forces. A massive fluidic rift has been detected, which is allowing the bioships access to our galaxy. Nearby sectors must be cleared before an assault can take place.
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Stardate 54867.5: The Federation and the Collective have come to an agreement - Species 8472 must be eliminated, and the only way to accomplish this task is to combine forces. A massive fluidic rift has been detected, which is allowing the bioships access to our galaxy. Nearby sectors must be cleared before an assault can take place.
   
 
====The Maw====
 
====The Maw====
The fluidic rift has been located. In order to successfully traverse the barrier into fluidic space, the Federation forces need to collect sufficient resources, and scout the rift for any dangers. Meanwhile, Species 8472 bioships continue to flood into the quadrant, and must be eliminated.
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Stardate 54881.2: The fluidic rift has been located. In order to successfully traverse the barrier into fluidic space, the Federation forces need to collect sufficient resources, and scout the rift for any dangers. Meanwhile, Species 8472 bioships continue to flood into the quadrant, and must be eliminated.
   
 
====Rifts====
 
====Rifts====
The combined Federation and Borg fleet has entered fluidic space. Three additional rifts are being generated by an unknown entity, and must be located. The rift maker must be destroyed to prevent further incursions.
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Stardate unknown: The combined Federation and Borg fleet has entered fluidic space. Three additional rifts are being generated by an unknown entity, and must be located. The rift maker must be destroyed to prevent further incursions.
   
 
With the threat from Species 8472 eliminated, the alliance is dissolved - the Borg vessels are escorted back to the transwarp portal, and sent back to the Delta Quadrant, and Picard warns that further incursions into the Alpha Quadrant will be met with the strongest force.
 
With the threat from Species 8472 eliminated, the alliance is dissolved - the Borg vessels are escorted back to the transwarp portal, and sent back to the Delta Quadrant, and Picard warns that further incursions into the Alpha Quadrant will be met with the strongest force.
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(A cameo is made on this level by the USS ''Incursion'' from ''[[Star Trek: Away Team]]''. It is a fully playable ship, and features the holo-disguise ability from ''Away Team''.)
   
 
==Multiplayer mode==
 
==Multiplayer mode==
As with Armada, multiplayer mode (and Instant Action) sees the player competing against up to eight opponents - last one standing wins. Armada II adds some additional gameplay modes to the on-line game, including Alliance Mode (where teams can change mid-game), Capture the Flag, and Assault. The Internet game uses Gamespy servers to run online games.
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As with ''Armada'', multiplayer mode (and Instant Action) sees the player competing against up to seven opponents - the last one standing wins. ''Armada II'' adds some additional gameplay modes to the on-line game, including "Capture the Flag" and "Assault". The Internet game uses Gamespy servers to run online games.
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==Game Tips==
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To allow ''complete'' access to and use of an enemy race's technology, capture either a starbase or a construction ship. By working up the technology tree, a player can even have access to enemy superweapon technology. For example, if a Federation player captured a Borg construction ship or a nexus, that player could eventually build and use tactical fusion cubes and even a [[Star Trek: Armada#Transwarp Gate|transwarp gate]]. Note that this is only available in Instant Action and Multiplayer mode; it cannot be done in single player mode.
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To use the extra [[dilithium]] crystals (see cheat codes, below), construct a trading station to exchange them for metal or [[latinum]]. If playing as the Borg, who do not use latinum, construct a recycler to change the dilithium for metal. [[Species 8472]] have no resource exchange capabilities.
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==Cheat codes==
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''Star Trek: Armada II'' contains many of the same cheat codes as the original. To access the cheat codes, which are only available in single player mode, press the "Enter" key and type one of the following codes, followed by the "Enter" key again:
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*'''showmethemoney''' adds 2,000 dilithium crystals to the player's stores. These extra crystals can be sold or used like regular dilithium. This can come in handy in [[fluidic space]](which lacks resources). This code is repeatable, to obtain more crystals, press enter, then type this code, press enter each time you need more crystals.
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* '''kobayashimaru''' will allow the player to automatically win the current mission and advance to the next mission.
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* '''youstopmecold''' will increase the speed at which ships are built.
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* '''avoidance''' will increase the rate at which new crew are recruited.
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==External links==
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* {{wikipedia-title|Star Trek: Armada II}}
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* ''[[w:c:stexpanded:Fleetops|Fleet Operations]]'' at the [[w:c:stexpanded|''Star Trek'' Expanded Universe]], the wiki for ''Star Trek'' fan fiction
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* {{NCwiki}}
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[[Category:Video games|Armada II]]

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Star Trek: Armada II
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Star Trek: Armada II

Publisher: Activision
Developer: Mad Doc Software
Released: 26 June 2001
Stardate: 54522.2 - 54881.2 (2377)
Platform(s): Windows 9x, ME
System Requirements: 300 MHz Pentium II processor, 64 MB RAM, 1.3 GB hard drive space, 4x CD-ROM drive
Rating(s): ESRB Everyone ELSPA 3 USK 12 Adese tp OFLC G8 DJCTQ 14
Genre(s): Real-time strategy
Reference #: ASIN B000BVYVKI (US)
ASIN B00005N5EZ (UK)
ASIN B00005QFHW (Germany)
ASIN B000219I0K (Germany "Green Pepper" re-release)

Star Trek: Armada II is a real-time strategy game, published by Activision in 2001. The sequel to Star Trek: Armada, it featured improved three dimensional graphics as well as more classes of ships. It also added Species 8472 and the Cardassian Union as playable races.

"The Federation stands on the precipice of another major conflict that threatens the fragile peace we have worked so hard to achieve. It's been six months since we successfully dealt with the threat of the Omega Particle. Tensions between the Cardassians and the Klingon Empire are on the rise, and we've just received word of a renewed Borg threat."

Following some complaints about the length of the Armada version, the single-player campaign was altered for this game; now only three races are involved, and each storyline is mostly independent of the others: the Federation must repel a Borg invasion via a new type of transwarp gate, taking the assault into the Delta Quadrant; the Klingons must deal with a resurgent Cardassian military, while the Borg, affected by events in the Federation campaign, must stave off an attack by Species 8472, before combining with the Federation to eliminate this galactic threat.

Voiceover castEdit

Main voiceover castEdit

Additional voiceover castEdit

Crew Edit

Featured starship classesEdit

United Federation of Planets starshipsEdit

Klingon Empire starshipsEdit

Romulan Star Empire starshipsEdit

Borg Collective starshipsEdit

Species 8472 starshipsEdit

Cardassian starshipsEdit

Construction shipEdit

  • All playable races except Species 8472 use them to build installations. The Borg call their ship an "Assembler". When the game starts, the player gets one starbase and/ or one, maybe two construction ships. In the main scenarios, such as the Federation Scenario, the player has one, maybe two of these ships which is used to construct the base(s) needed to complete the scenario(s).

Other ships/RacesEdit

Ferengi starships (non-playable)Edit

  • D'Kora-class - (though can be assimilated for use in the Borg campaign)
  • Ferengi merchant vessel

SettingEdit

Star Trek: Armada II takes place from stardate 54522 to some time after stardate 54881, some six months after the events of the first game. The Borg have been spotted in Federation space using a new vessel employed to assimilate planetary surfaces. The Cardassian Union is becoming increasingly aggressive, and the Klingons are growing tired of their role as peace-keepers.

Single player campaignEdit

Federation CampaignEdit

InvasionEdit

Stardate 54522.2: A Borg force has invaded the Regula Badlands. The Enterprise is dispatched to eliminate the Borg presence, reclaim the colony world, and determine how the Collective was able to make it so deep into the Alpha Quadrant. It is discovered that a new type of tachyon nebula may hold the answer to this question.

LifelinesEdit

Stardate 54544.2: The Federation starbase at Alpha Theta VI is under attack, and badly needs supplies. Convoys of cargo ships need to be escorted through a treacherous nebula, and a Borg defense network, in order to resupply the base.

RecoveryEdit

Stardate 54566.1: Starbase 176 has been attacked by the Borg, and the area is devastated. The Enterprise must defend the base against further attacks, and rebuild its defenses to act as a staging area. The assimilated USS Douglass is recaptured from the Borg.

Along the Neutral ZoneEdit

Stardate 54588.0: A small fleet, led by a single Akira-class starship under the command of a Captain McDermott, is dispatched to the Romulan Neutral Zone to establish a presence in a hazardous nebula field. The Enterprise suffers severe damage en route to the area, and must be protected from an assault by a squadron of Borg cubes.

Into The BreachEdit

Stardate 54612.7: The transwarp portal is known to be located within the Regula Badlands. The Enterprise and her fleet must find, capture and hold the portal to allow an assault on Borg territory.

InfernoEdit

Stardate 54637.3: The Federation invasion force enters the Delta Quadrant through the captured transwarp portal. Its counterpart must be captured, and all Borg within the area eliminated. The mission is hampered by the presence of a powerful subspace field that prevents warp travel.

The CavalryEdit

Stardate 54664.7: The Federation Third Fleet is ambushed in system J-356 by vessels of unknown origin. The Enterprise responds to a distress call from the USS Allegheny, the vessel leading the fleet, and the only survivor of the attack. The presence of Species 8472 is strongly suspected, as the Federation forces scour the system of a heavy Borg presence.

Data RetrievalEdit

Stardate 54694.9: A modified freighter is used to retrieve vital data on the location of the Borg staging grounds from a Borg Nexus base. A heavy assault fleet must protect the data miner until its mission is complete.

Staging GroundsEdit

Stardate 54727.7: The Borg staging grounds have been located in system J-361, and a huge Borg fleet is detected. The Federation forces must assemble an assault force without alerting the Borg to their presence. Once the attack is completed, the Enterprise and the surviving vessels must retreat to an extraction point, prior to returning to the transwarp portal.

There And Back AgainEdit

Stardate 54760.6: The Federation forces are in full retreat. A massive Borg counterattack, coupled with the arrival of dozens of Species 8472 vessels, has forced Starfleet to pull back to the transwarp portal, and back to the Alpha Quadrant. The evacuation is almost complete, when the portal suddenly explodes, leaving the Enterprise and several dozen vessels trapped behind enemy lines...

Klingon CampaignEdit

Uprising: A Dagger at ZarushEdit

Stardate 54642.8: A massive Cardassian force, led by Gul Kentar, has attacked and destroyed the Federation reserve fleet at its dock in the Pearl Nebula. The Klingon defense forces must hold the line at Zarush, and strike back at the invading Cardassian fleet over Vanoshan.

ExecutionerEdit

Stardate 54656.5: With the Pearl Nebula secure for the moment, Chancellor Martok orders a retaliatory strike against the Cardassian-held world of Kestian, and other Cardassian bases in the Doltec system. The planet must be eliminated.

Brave New WorldsEdit

Stardate 54670.2: The Efate system is a key location for colonization and resupply. The system must be secure before the Cardassians get there and claim the worlds themselves, denying them a crucial resource.

BlockadeEdit

Stardate 54683.9: The Cardassians are on the back foot, with supply lines crumbling. A chance to break the front line has emerged at Mornaur II - however, a Romulan supply convoy is en route to the system. It appears that the Romulans have been behind the Cardassians sudden rearmament. The convoy must be intercepted before it reaches the planet, and before an assault on the system can take place.

The Unknown PrizeEdit

Stardate 54697.6: The Kulinor class of Cardassian vessel has been seen with additional, unidentified modifications. A prototype vessel, the "Quantum Singularity Ship" has been detected on the far side of the Ketch'Tor asteroid belt, and must be captured to determine its secrets.

The Romulan ConnectionEdit

Stardate 54711.3: Romulan duplicity in the Kentar Uprising is now clear. The Star Empire must be "persuaded" to cease its support for the Cardassians. In order for this to proceed, a series of Romulan colonies must been conquered and Romulan bases destroyed.

Battle of Crucis MajorEdit

Stardate 54725.0: Despite cutting off most of their supplies, Gul Kentar's forces are able to launch a massive assault on the Klingon base at Crucis Major. With defenses incomplete, Martok is barely able to escape. However, the presence of a secret base operated by the House of Tagesh may allow the Klingons to fight back and clear the system of the Cardassian invaders.

Trojan HorseEdit

Stardate 54738.7: To attack a Cardassian base, a Cardassian vessel must be captured and employed to disable vital defense systems. Without it, the Klingon forces will be unable to press on and take out the base.

To Cardassia And VictoryEdit

Stardate 54752.4: The Klingon counterattack has reached the Cardassian system itself. The surrounding planets must be captured, before a final assault on Cardassia Prime and its powerful defenses can be mounted. Gul Kentar is able to escape as Cardassia Prime falls, but Martok and his fleet are close behind.

The Final BattleEdit

Stardate 54766.1: Kentar has fled to his secret base in the Hurik system. Here, he must be destroyed, along with the quantum singularity technology the Cardassians have developed, which is how they are bringing Species 8472 into the galaxy. The station is destroyed and Kentar's ship is destroyed in combat with Martok's armada.

Borg CampaignEdit

Werewolf PackEdit

Stardate 54771.6: With the destruction of the transwarp portal in "There and Back Again", a number of Borg ships, including that of the Borg Queen, have been trapped in the Alpha Quadrant, as Picard and some of the Starfleet vessels have likewise in the Delta Quadrant. The Collective must assimilate cargo vessels in order to gain resources to rebuild their forces. However, Species 8472, having been drawn into the quadrant by the Cardassians' experiments in quantum singularities, are also in the sector, and the Borg are forced to retreat.

Pink SlipsEdit

Stardate 54785.3: Species 8472 vessels are attacking a Federation outpost, with the Borg caught in the middle. Both sides must be eliminated if reconstruction is to proceed. Since 8472 cannot be assimilated, Federation vessels must be captured and used against them.

InterdictionEdit

Stardate 54799.0: The Borg now have sufficient resources to begin consolidating their position with a Nexus base. Cargo and other vessels must still be seized until resource gathering can be initiated.

There Goes the NeighborhoodEdit

Stardate 54812.7: All planetary bodies in Grid 967, a Romulan-held sector, must be assimilated in order to maintain reconstruction efforts.

The CatchEdit

Stardate 54826.4: A pair of Federation starships have been captured, with key information on recreating the transwarp portal. With Species 8472 in pursuit, the two vessels must be relocated to the nearest Borg Nexus immediately for disassembly and analysis. Progress is hampered by intense nebular activity.

InterceptionEdit

Stardate 54840.1: The Klingons have captured a Species 8472 bioship. In order to determine how the aliens are getting into the Alpha Quadrant, the facility analyzing the ship must be assimilated, and the Klingon forces suppressed.

Strange BedfellowsEdit

Stardate 54853.8: Technology 2702 - the transwarp portal - has been reacquired. In order to successfully drive Species 8472 back into fluidic space, the Borg must retrieve the Federation forces stranded in the Delta Quadrant, and negotiate an alliance. The transwarp portal must be reconstructed, and used to accomplish this objective.

Tidal WaveEdit

Stardate 54867.5: The Federation and the Collective have come to an agreement - Species 8472 must be eliminated, and the only way to accomplish this task is to combine forces. A massive fluidic rift has been detected, which is allowing the bioships access to our galaxy. Nearby sectors must be cleared before an assault can take place.

The MawEdit

Stardate 54881.2: The fluidic rift has been located. In order to successfully traverse the barrier into fluidic space, the Federation forces need to collect sufficient resources, and scout the rift for any dangers. Meanwhile, Species 8472 bioships continue to flood into the quadrant, and must be eliminated.

RiftsEdit

Stardate unknown: The combined Federation and Borg fleet has entered fluidic space. Three additional rifts are being generated by an unknown entity, and must be located. The rift maker must be destroyed to prevent further incursions.

With the threat from Species 8472 eliminated, the alliance is dissolved - the Borg vessels are escorted back to the transwarp portal, and sent back to the Delta Quadrant, and Picard warns that further incursions into the Alpha Quadrant will be met with the strongest force.

(A cameo is made on this level by the USS Incursion from Star Trek: Away Team. It is a fully playable ship, and features the holo-disguise ability from Away Team.)

Multiplayer modeEdit

As with Armada, multiplayer mode (and Instant Action) sees the player competing against up to seven opponents - the last one standing wins. Armada II adds some additional gameplay modes to the on-line game, including "Capture the Flag" and "Assault". The Internet game uses Gamespy servers to run online games.

Game TipsEdit

To allow complete access to and use of an enemy race's technology, capture either a starbase or a construction ship. By working up the technology tree, a player can even have access to enemy superweapon technology. For example, if a Federation player captured a Borg construction ship or a nexus, that player could eventually build and use tactical fusion cubes and even a transwarp gate. Note that this is only available in Instant Action and Multiplayer mode; it cannot be done in single player mode.

To use the extra dilithium crystals (see cheat codes, below), construct a trading station to exchange them for metal or latinum. If playing as the Borg, who do not use latinum, construct a recycler to change the dilithium for metal. Species 8472 have no resource exchange capabilities.

Cheat codesEdit

Star Trek: Armada II contains many of the same cheat codes as the original. To access the cheat codes, which are only available in single player mode, press the "Enter" key and type one of the following codes, followed by the "Enter" key again:

  • showmethemoney adds 2,000 dilithium crystals to the player's stores. These extra crystals can be sold or used like regular dilithium. This can come in handy in fluidic space(which lacks resources). This code is repeatable, to obtain more crystals, press enter, then type this code, press enter each time you need more crystals.
  • kobayashimaru will allow the player to automatically win the current mission and advance to the next mission.
  • youstopmecold will increase the speed at which ships are built.
  • avoidance will increase the rate at which new crew are recruited.

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