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Welcome to Memory Theta!

The Greek letter Theta was used as an ancient symbol for death or danger. As the repository for technologies, artifacts, and knowledge deemed too dangerous for public awareness or even storage elsewhere, Memory Theta embodies the ancient legacy inherent to its name. Due to its highly classified contents and location, the facility and its staff have been given a quasi-mythical status among even the highest echelons of Starfleet.

Previous administrators have resigned from the post due to workplace stress and psychological strain. Retrieval missions are not for the faint of heart, having garnered an unofficial reputation of terror in the Starfleet grapevine. Whenever a Theta team shows up, it often means some type of horror is on the horizon.

Pay no mind to the domesticated Borg drone butlers.

Peruse the Memory Theta Archives if you dare, or contact us with an entry of your own--please use this template.

Feel free to join us on Discord!

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Latest News Items

» We're #1!

Posted on Mon Mar 22nd, 2021 @ 11:50am by Captain Mrazak in Sim Announcement

As most of you know, Memory Theta has been a contestant in the Ongoing Worlds Annual Tournament of Sims for the past few years. Sims from any fleet or club, any genre or format, are permitted to enter the contest. This year the ToS had 64 entrants. I am delighted to share that not only were we awarded for the third year in a row, but Memory Theta received the highest raw score of 73 points out of 90 possible (3 judges scoring 3 categories on a scale from 1 to 10) and a score of 4.19 adjusted (with 1 appearing to be the baseline -- the lowest was -5). I'll share some more details and feedback in the Discord, but I wanted to hand this award off to all of you because you were the ones who made it happen. The wider sim community recognizes you as the best of the best. It is my honor to sim with all of you.

Check out the blog entry below for more details about the contest and a full listing of all winners.

http://www.ongoingworlds.com/blog/2021/03/2020-tos-winners/


» Eyes Closed

Posted on Tue Feb 23rd, 2021 @ 12:38pm by Captain Mrazak in General News

Whew! The mission that was prolonged by Covid has finally been wrapped up! Half a dozen posts went out today that had been waiting in the wings for that conclusion. Feel free to finish up anything outstanding through the end of the month, after which S1E4 will be closed and any other posts in-progress can be transferred to Mission 0. We already have some folks working on S1E5, so let's all plan on jumping into that one come March.

Thank you to you all. The saying "we're in this together" has become a cliche by now, but we did so in very real terms with this hobby of ours. 2020 was much more bearable knowing we had such wild stories to share with each other. I'm looking forward to 2021 being a return to better times, and I'm glad to share it with you all.

Cin cin!


» November Post of the Month

Posted on Mon Feb 1st, 2021 @ 9:13pm by Captain Mrazak in Sim Announcement

Memory Theta the Bronze level Post of the Month for last November. Due to the hectic holiday season not letting up in the new year, they didn't announce it until this weekend. Congratulations to everyone are in order because (almost) the entire sim contributed to that post. GG!


» Happy New Year!

Posted on Sun Dec 20th, 2020 @ 3:56pm by Captain Mrazak in General News

Congratulations, Thetans, for surviving 2020! I might be a few days premature in saying so, but seeing as how I beat Covid at the first of this month, color me confident. As per usual, posting expectations have been lax for the holidays, and that's on top of relaxed activity due to Covid. But as we've been discussing multiple future missions in the works, if at all possible, we need to work toward wrapping up the mission's climax so that our adventures can continue.

January is shaping up to be a crazy month for me personally, so there won't be any immediate change in expectations with the new year. I just want to see a slow and steady ramp up where possible. If there are any concerns drawn from that, don't hesitate to reach out. Reasonable accommodations will continue to be made.

I want to thank everyone who contributed during the turbulent Year of the Plague despite every reason to not do so. It is thanks to you that Memory Theta continues to shine as a unique and successful sim in a sea of clichés. You're all in my Hall of Fame.

Stay safe, not scared, and have a happy new year!

Cheers

Akiva/Mrazak


» Happy Belated Birthday!

Posted on Wed Nov 6th, 2019 @ 6:26pm by Captain Mrazak in General News

Memory Theta's birthday came and went without any fanfare. For shame!

At any rate, we've officially started our new mission with some decent momentum, and I look forward to seeing what happens. Nothing will be as it seems, but then again our little monster is in its terrible two's now. Maybe that's to be expected?

I'd like to take a moment to remind everyone of the Memory Theta Archives. It's been awhile since we've had a new addition. Few of the entries in the Theta Level Threats are mission related, so if anybody wants to write a one-off threat concept, the template can be found here.

Thanks for writing an awesome mission. I look forward to another great one.

Cheers.

~Akiva/Mrazak


Latest Mission Posts

» Shutout

Mission: S1E5: Symphony of Horror
Posted on Wed Jul 21st, 2021 @ 6:18pm by Captain Akiva ben-Avram & Lieutenant JG Jaya Maera Garlake & Ensign Nandi Chakma & Lieutenant Colonel Storr Garlake & Commander Arianna Frost & Calderon Jarsdel

Akiva had snuck back into the shared suite in the early morning hours of the station. He had expected everyone to be asleep, yet the difference in station time meant that was not particularly the case. Storr and Jaya were occupied, Cal and Nandi were not to be seen, but…


» Tea And Tattoos

Mission: S1E5: Symphony of Horror
Posted on Fri Jul 16th, 2021 @ 3:01pm by Commander Arianna Frost & Lieutenant JG Jaya Maera Garlake

It never ceased to amaze Arianna how exhausted and how wired she could feel all at the same time. After the second part of the inquest and the conversation with Jarsdel and Chakma, Frost returned to her quarters.

Nearly immediately back found wall and slumping commenced as feet gave way…


» Think Like A Criminal

Mission: S1E5: Symphony of Horror
Posted on Thu Jul 15th, 2021 @ 1:51pm by Commander Arianna Frost & Calderon Jarsdel & Ensign Nandi Chakma

As the inquest took another recess and everyone began piling out of the room, Arianna stepped over to Calderon Jarsdel. As an outsider to the group as well as a fellow investigator with unique insight into the mind of a wrong do-er, Frost felt she needed to pick his brain…


» Being Crazy Isn't Enough

Mission: Mission 0: Everybody Has A Story
Posted on Wed Jul 14th, 2021 @ 5:53am by Lieutenant Commander Leonora Wolf MD & Lieutenant Commander Finley Chu & Lieutenant Karna Zsan



Karna stood in the corner of his quarters. It was hardly a luxurious space, but it would do. Only frail minds trapped within their own cages of flesh and blood need entertain themselves with ornamental décor. Spartan accommodations were perfectly fine with Karna. They were easy to sabotage.

It had…


» Sympathy From The Devil

Mission: S1E5: Symphony of Horror
Posted on Sat Jul 10th, 2021 @ 12:55pm by Captain Mrazak & Lieutenant Commander BaoJun Qiao & Lieutenant Commander Finley Chu & Lieutenant Sophie Xiong & Ensign Khaiel D'hikatsi & Gunnery Sergeant Roderik Kos & Ferrofax & Lieutenant Commander Leonora Wolf MD & Lieutenant Teejay & Chief Petty Officer Reggie Hawthorn

The exterior of the Pathos BioMed building had been, in a former life, part of the original colony founding. Thick and sturdy rockcrete walls, windows set high in recessed alcoves, and doorways set into the arched armoured frames of heavy-duty pressure locks all spoke to a past designed to protect…


Latest Personal Logs

» "Down With Gareth Tau" - Federation News Network bulletin

Posted on Fri May 14th, 2021 @ 7:20pm by Rear Admiral Gareth Tau

BYNAUS, JANUARY 2389 - The Alpha Quadrant is a dynamic region of space where many Federation members call home. Citizens of the Federation look to Starfleet not only to discover new worlds and make new allies, but also ensure the general defense and stability of everyone within its borders. By…


» The Sol Disruption

Posted on Wed Feb 24th, 2021 @ 9:36pm by Captain Mrazak

Field Team Leader's Log, Supplemental

It should be noted that while this was yet another successful mission under my direct supervision and leadership, the Theta report was a self-generated one. The FORTUNETELLER artifact, MT-0001, delivered a premonition of widespread destruction whose epicenter was within the Sol system but would eventually…


» Long Reach of the Black Hand!

Posted on Sun Aug 9th, 2020 @ 12:47pm by Black Nagus Lurk

Memory Theta, my abiding rival in the Game of Acquisition. How the mighty have been brought low! You had thought yourselves free from my grasp, first in your lucky victory snatched from my grasp on Bynaus and then by uprooting my mole in your computer network. So unprepared, were you…


» Arrival

Posted on Sat Mar 24th, 2018 @ 12:13pm by Lieutenant JG Zork

“I thought I knew what I’d be getting into, but this place is past the beacon. Way past. The administrator - well, the interim administrator I guess - and the Intelligence Liaison are both off the station, so my first report for duty I was pretty much on my own.…