Demorecord Star Trek Online


From the show notes:

  • Demorecord
    • What is it? TLDR: Text file creator of all actions in your instance.
    • What do I do with this text file?
      • Learn the pc command line run statement to start STO with the notation to open the specific text file
      • Or grab the demorecord launcher program that will help you do that and much much more.
    • Command to create Demo file
      • /demorecord
      • /demorecordstop
    • Where did the demo file go?
      • There will now be a folder in your STO install location called “demos”
      • Ie: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Star Trek Online_en\Star Trek Online\Live\demos”
  • Now what?
    • Either you in the STO Launcher after you have logged in, click “Options” up on the top right before you hit “Engage” and scroll down to Command Line
      • Here add in: -demoplay yourfilename.demo
    • Download and run STO Demo Launcher (link will be in the show notes)
      • All your demo files should be show in the Demo Luancher Program. Just select the one you want and the fun begins.
      • You can manipulate the file here removing effects, weapons, to renaming ships and changing a ship to say DS9.
      • Once you are done editing, you can save and start the demo in playback, which will launch STO in demoplay mode with the file you had selected.
  • I don’t have a UI how do I do anything?
    • To open Console: `
    • Pause: Spacebar
    • Free Camera Mode Toggle: F2
      • WASD+QZ and mouse to rotate and move around
    • Common Commands
      • /fov 75    (wide angle)

/fov 20    (pin point)

  • /fov 55    (default)
  • /renderscale 1 (default)
  • /renderscale 2 (higher quality, but takes more processing power)
  • /screenshot_jpg   (saves a screenshot, though any screenshot key you have set should still work, default PrntScr button)
    • However demorecord may forget to grab environmental backgrounds at times, so a 3rd party screenshot program may be best
  • /demo_restart
  • /quit  (exit out of the game)


Some Recommend Filters to use in the Demorecord Launcher (Thank you Tabbythagames for these)

  • Shieldindicator_Lvl
  • Soundfx_
  • Cfx_Ship_boardingparty_screenfx
  • Rep
  • Trait
  • lockbox
  • Eng
  • Sci
  • Tac
  • Cruiser_Aura
  • Intel
  • singularity_shielding
  • Bop
  • Bof
  • Buff

Episodes Covering Demorecord:

  1. F.A.R. Ep 94 Demorecrod and Beyond
New Character Challenge

New Character Challenge


  1. You can not claim/reclaim any zen purchases.
  2. You can not reclaim any event rewards, until after you can participate in the events.
    1. Nikodas and Grebog hit this during the First Contact event 2022 of April.
  3. You can not reclaim anything in the dilithium store reclaims
  4. You may only use crafted items that are made while streaming
  5. All races are allowed, as they only offer minor changes

Schedule and level breaks (for anyone that wants to follow along)

  • 2/21 Character Creation and tutorial
  • 2/28 Level 10 quick update with Borg Resurgence feature
  • 3/14 Level 20
  • 4/4 Level 30
  • 4/18 Level 40
  • 5/2 Level 50
  • 6/6 Level 61
  • 6/27 Level 65

This will be adjusted as time goes.

To find all videos from Nikodas in his progress of the challenge: F.A.R. Nikodas Challenge Playlist

To find all the videos from Grebog in his progress of the challenge: F.A.R. Grebog Challenge Playlist

TFO Infformation

Cat’s Tale and the 13 Black Cats

If you are wondering were all the black cats are in the Cat’s Tale Task Force Operation for the Fall of the Old Ones event, then look no further. Below are two images with yellow triangles marking where the cats are.

Section one Black Cats are starred
Section 2 Black Cats are starred.