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I've created a Teambox template. The current team pages are extremely scattered in layout and design, so they need to be cleaned up. I've converted my old team, Psionic Corps, to the new format.
Psionic Corps: http://wiki2.starsonata.com/index.php/Psionic_Corps
Teambox Template: http://wiki2.starsonata.com/index.php/Template:Teambox
TCGM 07:07, 5 December 2014 (EST)

Wiki Theme Updates

I've done a bit of work on the CSS driving the site. I thought the theme was far too dark, so I brightened it up a bit. I added effects to Edit buttons, and some SS orange/blue theme as well.
TCGM 18:10, 1 June 2014 (PST)


I've added a custom template, modified from the shipbox, for drones. It's called the Dronebox (very original name). This is mostly for developers, but I plan to add a page and a blueprint for every single drone using this. ~ TCGM 21:43, 7 November 2013 (EST)

With the table sorting fix now in effect, I have gone over quite a few tables and fixed them. Along the way, I have also added a scrolling container to any table over a decent size, allowing you to scroll the table itself within the page without scrolling the main page. This should make it easier to look at, for instance, Heavy Fighters on the Ships page, as you will not have to scroll down the entire Light Fighters section to get to it. I also changed the main logo for the wiki. TCGM 06:58, 6 November 2013 (EST)

How to Make Tables Sortable

Table sorting now works on the wiki again. To make a table sortable, add class="wikitable sortable" at the top of the table declaration. In addition, the table heading lines must start with a "!" instead of a "|", to mark them as headings instead of table data. The sorting script will ignore tables that don't have headings declared in this way. For examples, see the Ships page. ~Thomas 11 July 2013

Image Uploads

For just over six months now, the ability to upload files (in particular, images) has been broken and so very little work on the wiki has been done. The good news it that this bug has now been fixed and anyone who has the ability to log into the wiki should be able to upload files again. Somewhat noteworthy is the fact that I've now been able to upload all of the pictures for Holographic Projectors, if any new projectors are added to the game, please be sure to notify me or add them in yourself. ~ Camsy CamsyIcon.png 20:01, 9 July 2013 (EDT)

Holographic Projectors

Added Holographic Projectors to the wiki, I've managed to track down most of them but I'm sure there's a few slippery ones I've missed. If you find a new Projector that hasn't been documented, it'd be great if you could also get a screenshot of it in-game. Try and keep the image sizes to 125px. ~ Camsy CamsyIcon.png 06:44, 27 March 2013 (EDT)

Patch Notes

[06/March/2013] I have added many of the current patch notes to the wiki patch notes page as it was a bit bare. Only gone as far as 2012. I will be willing to add the rest if the community thinks it would be required.~ Naleen


I've started adding DG Drops from DF 10-210, anyone who gets anything ingame and would like me to add it send me a PM ingame to Tizz, learning how to add the appropriate brackets to get the links to work correctly. ~Tizzcdn

Ship Images

I've started replacing Ship images with the client 2 pictures. Feel free to contribute with any ships you have. If possible have ships facing to the right with no playername underneath, have the ambient light at 50% or to a level where the ship can be seen and take the shot (if possible) on a black/blue background. Preferably top down, zoom doesn't matter. To see what ships have already been added just check the relevant page, thanks guys. ~Camsy CamsyIcon.png 11:09, 24 February 2012

Visual References 

I've started and will continue adding the C2 images Camsy has added to the ship pages to the master ship list under "Visual Reference". This will not only make it easier on Camsy and myself, but will also hopefully help you guys find the ships you are looking for. We are also discussing moving Ubers to a page all their own. TCGM 21:00, 25 February 2012 (UTC)


Due to the main tenderer of Star Sonata Wiki (Simon) being absent from Star Sonata for a while no major changes to the wiki will be made, please note that the wiki has not been updated to client 2. Some things will be wrong, please consult with in game users for accurate stats, thanks. ~ZR

EDIT: And once you find out the real stats, please update them on the wiki ^_^ --Simon Game.gifSimon talk 16:04, 2 February 2012 (UTC)

Olympus Ubers

Drop tables for each Pretender have been cleaned up and all of the items i know have been placed there. Will Begin mass update of blueprints in the coming week. - Beelzebub

Inbuilt Devices

We have an Inbuilt Devices category that is currently being filled but it would be awesome if we can get some help on it, as new devices come in they will be added to the page from another page with the description of the device, then from there a link from the inbuilt section of the ship. Check out the page and contribute! ~ZR


Energy is now up to date. Please keep adding t21 gear! --Simon Game.gifSimon talk 03:58, 29 August 2011 (UTC)


Aura Generators is now up to date and complete. Check out the new color coded layout. -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 02:31, 9 September 2010 (UTC)

More updates!

Auras, Solar Panels, Escape Pods, Scoops, Drone Controllers, and the Augmenter Tweaking formula are all up to date now. -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 06:05, 6 September 2010 (UTC)


Ships are done I think. Should be a complete and up to date list of all player useable ships. -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 17:00, 31 August 2010 (UTC)

OMGBBQ Weapons!

After lots of work and fixing and refixing, Weapons is now complete and up to date. Bask in the glow of stats! -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 18:46, 27 August 2010 (UTC)

Energies, again, Cloaks, and Radars

Energy, Cloaks, Radars, you get the picture. -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 01:45, 25 August 2010 (UTC)


The Engines page is finally complete and up to date! Turn your lookers towards that page! -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 22:28, 23 August 2010 (UTC)

Shields, again

Shields is up to date again. -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 02:56, 23 August 2010 (UTC)


Capacitors should now be up to date and complete. Please doublecheck the additions. -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 09:34, 18 August 2010 (UTC)

Red Photon and Slideshows

Check out the article of the now as a starting point for the new Red Photon area info. Also, thanks to Jey123456 we now have syntax for creating slideshows. Here's an example of what it can do! -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 21:49, 14 July 2010 (UTC)


Navboxes look pretty and they make wiki pages easier to navigate. Thus, with the help of Bageese (it was actually her idea to begin with) I've begun to add a skills navbox to the skills pages. However, neither of us are wiki gurus and the navboxes currently dont look that pretty, if anyone can fix that bit I'd greatly appreciate it. -FracOMac 22:34, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

Art of the ___ Augmenters

I've added stats for one of the Art augs, and a section in the Augmenters page for the new augmenters.


Andaman Drone

I have just added Andaman Drone to the Drones, please check it out.


Fighter Images

I have begun taking pictures of the StarSonata fighters, and will be posting more soon. for now, check the current pictures in Fighters



Just a quick update, check out Missiles and Base Missiles. -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 01:44, 12 April 2010 (UTC)

Shield Update

For those of you who didn't notice when it happened, the Shields page is up to date now. -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 20:55, 4 February 2010 (UTC)

Energy Update

All the ship energies are now up to date on the Energy page. Have a look :) -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 03:45, 12 January 2010 (UTC)

Different Color Scheme

For those of you who dont like the white on black look, or simply are missing the old look, try going to Preferences and setting the skin to modern. I even changed the main page a bit to display more nicely in that skin for ya. ;) Click here for an example of the Modern skin. -Simon Game.gifSimon talk 03:38, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

Login and Ships

It would appear the the auto login thingy is removed for now... for all those out there who might like to read forums on one account and peruse wiki on another.... (like me).

The Ships page has been updated with post rebalance stats. Watch for individual ship pages being filled in with the new template. As in Equanimizer. I still gotta figure out a nice color scheme for all the different types of gear/stuff templates. Check out this for a little more info.

-Simon Game.gifSimon talk 19:50, 11 April 2009 (UTC)

Auto Login

I have finished the extension that will log you in automatically if you are logged into the ss forums. one thing that i have not found a work around yet is that if you have never logged into the wiki before you will have to login via the wiki login so it can grab your user info, you will only do this once after this one time account setup it will remember you.

Julian 00:59, 14 February 2009 (UTC)

Images are in!

A brain trust was formed in the wee hours of the night between myself and Jey. All the pics from TLA have been ported over! This appears to be the last important missing bit. So the wiki is now all ready for use! -Simon 20:33, 5 February 2009 (UTC)

Fixes and extensions

Ok Thumbnails are fixed ^_^. Also, we can now use the Math extension and ImageMap extension. Use this wonderful tool to help make shapes on the imagemaps.

I know all the other images are still missing, but i do have a file of all the TLA images ready for whenever i can get that to someone with server access.

Check out Current events to see what progress is happening. -Simon 22:40, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

Thumbnails broken

Ok, thumbnails arent working atm, trying to get it fixed -Simon 13:19, 25 January 2009 (UTC)

All the Pages are here :D

Ok, we uploaded the data dump, and i have imported all the pages that were somehow missed by that. I know all the pics are missing, we're working on that, along with changing the color scheme. Also, currently if you have an underscore in your username you cant log into the wiki. Julian is looking into that. Feel free to edit pages again as all of the pages have been moved over. As time goes on i will looking to add more extensions to add functionality to the wiki :) -Simon 18:56, 23 January 2009 (UTC)

Data Dump

Hold off on edits and uploads for a bit. Julian has a complete copy of TLA to upload, including pictures etc. So don't waste your time. -Simon 17:31, 29 December 2008 (UTC)

New Media Category And Pictures.

I am working on adding all the pictures that dident get ported over. Also i am adding a media category so everybody can post all there videos, Screen shots, Ect, but that is a work in progress. Drones: Done Ships: unfinished

~ Danger

Moved To Starsonata.com

Moved wiki to starsonata.com. ~ Julian 06:29, 18 November 2008 (UTC)

Edit this Section - Archive

The New And Improved Scammers/Looters List (Updated 12/17/08)

After much feedback I have completely redone the Scammers/Looters list. Please check it out and let me know via the Discussion page what you think. ~ Danger

Spoiler Warning

Added a spoiler warning to those who would prefer to find out stuff the hard way. As for our devoted (and/or really lazy) users, feel free to hijack information from the site. ~ Gamer

Price Check

There is an underused page on this wiki: Price Check. I dont keep it updated myself, because i dont know a lot of price checks, but a lot of items are missing, and i feel like it could be very useful if kept updated and if it was filled out. Come on guys, give it a hand ;) -Simon 22:36, 10 June 2008 (PDT)

New sortings and updates

Ok, i finally got around to doing it... I resorted and filled in from my spreadsheet all the missing stuff on the Shields, Drones, and Radars pages. Have fun! Still trying to tweak the drones page so it doesn't look like the wiki threw up. Theres just so many stats >_< I don't even know where to begin putting the gear for drones, prolly a separate page. Anywayz, back to work ;) -Simon 07:45, 5 April 2008 (PDT)

New Sidebar

I added a most viewed section to the navigation bar on the left side of the wiki. It has the pages that are clearly used more than all the rest, for ease of use. :) -Simon 21:01, 10 March 2008 (PDT)

<=== that bar

Uni Reset

Just some geewhiz info...the universe will reset on Sat, 22 March 2008 at noon PST. Check the SS Forums....Heather

For those that don't know what this implies, see Universe Reset. -Simon 05:58, 9 March 2008 (PDT)

Ok, fixed...

I promise, everything should be fixed now. I even got the elusive broken image thumbnails working. If anyone notices anything still not working send me a message here, in the SS forums or have Simon send me an e-mail. Thanks, 15:58, 16 February 2008 (PST)

Wanted Pages

Ok, I sorted through all the wanted pages, fixed links that were unneeded and duplicate pages. The list of wanted pages currently shows only useful pages that have empty links. So go wild and fill in some pages. As a reminder for ship pages, please follow the format indicated on Example Ship Page. Have fun! -Simon 09:41, 29 January 2008 (PST)

Takin a break :(

At the end of the week, I will be takin a break from star sonata until the spring semester is over. Playing SS during class is not good for grades...

Anyways... I'll be back in the summer after finals are over. I hope that by the time I get back, all the neato new DM auras and augs will be reasonably available and priced, and CLIENT 2 WILL BE DONE AND READY FOR MY RETURN!!!!!

I probably will check in on the forums and wiki from time to time tho. Don't burn down the wiki while im gone. ;)

-Simon 18:37, 9 January 2008 (PST)

New Features

The blacklist and a captcha have been installed. This should take care of the bulk of the spam issues we've been having. I also fixed a bug with Google analytics not working properly. That should take care of all of the little things that I wanted to do... if anyone has any feature they want added, let me know. ArrowHate 11:04, 15 December 2007 (PST)

  • I just added the ability to embed YouTube videos in articles. For example, check out Biologique. See Template:Youtube for details on how to do this. Oh, yes, we can add other video services if anyone wants. ArrowHate 20:38, 15 December 2007 (PST)
  • Thumbnails are broken... and I have no idea why. I'll keep looking into it and hopefully I'll have some resolution soon. ArrowHate 13:25, 5 January 2008 (PST)

Write a Story about a Ship!

The cosmos is calling you, young padawan... or rather I am requesting for your imagination to be put to use. I am looking forward to making a Flash Series and submitting it to NewGrounds.com when I get time in a few weeks/months... Star Sonata being at the heart of the theme. My idea is to get the whole community involved (or at least those which want to get involved) by allowing you to add to the story or even define it! You can smack your keyboard away at this thread on the official forums. -Sicuro 10:46, 14 December 2007 (CST)

Sortable Tables

With the upgraded wiki, we can now sort tables :D check out the ships page to see what i mean. -Simon 15:18, 9 December 2007 (PST)

Upgrade done...

Ok, we are now using Mediawiki 1.11.0. I'm going to be adding some features to make life easier - keep a look out here for more info. ArrowHate 08:50, 9 December 2007 (PST)

Upgrade coming soon!

Well, after much delay I have convinced my host to upgrade us to PHP5. Once it's active it should be easy to upgrade to the newest version of MediaWiki... for those not following along: this means we can wave goodbye to the spam with a new fancy link blacklist.... and we can add all sorts of goodies. ArrowHate 18:57, 7 December 2007 (PST)

Brand New Stats

There are a ton of new stats since the new skills have been put in. So everyone feel free to help update, or the wiki wont be correct until they change everything again anyway. When you do update something, plz put a comment next to the item, or in the comments column stating that it was updated. For instance in the Augmenters section, if something doesnt match the stats currently on that Exc Combo aug u have, fix the stats, and put --Updated after it. Thank you for your time and patience. -Simon 12:35, 15 November 2007 (PST)

Sicuro Custom Images

Although unofficial to the game itself, I have made my main Gallery on Lyceum Archives for most of my customized ship images. You can access them by simply visiting my page. Due to the fact that the new client is on the verge of completion and is merely waiting on a Graphical Engineer/Concept artist to make some 300+ models, I am not going to overdue myself on images but, I hope you enjoy the few I have thrown up. You can join discussion and/or suggest ideas for new custom ships by visiting this threadon the official forums.


Check out new skill web

Here it is in chart form! Feel free to make a better one if you dare :) Focus Skills -Simon 17:46, 18 October 2007 (PDT)

New skills are in coming

New skills are coming in soon, probably within the next month. A lot of help will be needed to get the correct stats for them due to the balancing that will happen. I will get what focuses, skills and tertiary skills I can off test, and add them to the skills page over the next few days. All these skills are still only on test so expect alot of changes, but this will get the groundwork done. Thanks--Nargos

New Story Section

I just added a new stories section to go along with the new Role Playing section of the SS forums. Its under the Category:Misc>Stories

Spambot attacks

I've seen one page thats been hit by a spambot, if anyone sees a page with links, don't click them and please either tell Simon, Arrowhate, or myself.


I am actually going to update all of the gear lists >_< . Weapons are almost done, i dont know how i did it. Shields i am working on, but i added a few stats of my own. Also working on shields, energies, engines, radars, cloaks, diffusers, parasites, drones, ships, and auras. Engines need an update since the patch a few months ago. Drones recently received a big change in resists. The rest are missing descriptions and weights, things like that. So look forward to seeing all these new stats. :D -Simon 12:32, 12 July 2007 (PDT)

P.S. I would like to have comments on sortings of all gear lists, do you like how they are now? Do you want a different sorting? some of the sortings I personally find extremely silly, but that may be just me. Leave comments here.

Leave those comments in discussion I'll clear it out so people can discus without cluttering the place up.

New Scoops

We would like to ask you to check out and please update the new scoops that have been added in. They are under Items > Scoops or here.

You too can help!

I just wanted to put a reminder out that you dont need to have an account to make an addition, anyone should feel free to help update this wiki at any time. If you do plan to make more changes, please create an account by clicking the Log in/create account link at the top right of any page. It takes only a few minutes, and it allows us to give credit where it's due and keep in touch with people who make edits. Thank you. - Simon 15:39, 22 May 2007 (PDT)


I spent some time re-arranging the front page, if you are looking for something that would normally be under the main links click on Misc. and look around there. Peter_The_Puller 16:48, 15 May 2007 (PDT)

  • I've also noticed the server having slight problems, if you are having problems loading then you should wait 5 minutes and try again.


I'm planning on doing some upgrades tonight at some point. I've made a database backup in case anything goes wrong. If everything goes smoothly, then there won't be any downtime. ArrowHate 12:33, 29 April 2007 (PDT)

Stats of Augs

Currently the stats are incorrect. We are working on it.

Yurble 17:12, 11 April 2007 (EST)


Please do not use signatures in a Wiki page: it is unnecessary and breaks up the page. Signatures and personal comments should be kept to the "discussion" tab of the topic, the news/announcements, and your personal page only.

Nuro 15:57, 10 April 2007 (EST)

A bit inactive...

Sorry everyone for how inactive I've become. I'm basically quit Star Sonata. No worries, I'll continue to pay for this domain and the hosting and I'll still be available for any technical support the site might need.

I'd like to find someone who would be willing to take over the leadership of the site. The job requires dedication and the ability to promote the website to aid in it's continued growth. Technical experience in wiki-code is helpful, but not required. Good organizational skills are a must.

ArrowHate 09:23, 27 March 2007 (PDT)

Story Contest Results

Long past overdue, I Herby announce the winners of the first The Lyceum Archives Story contest!

  1. Meeting a Myth
  2. The Siege of Pax
  3. The Origins of Man

Honorable mentions:

I thank everyone who entered. You guys did a great job! None of the stories sucked and I'm proud to have been able to get such a great responce from such a small gamers community. The awards will be coming soon!

ArrowHate 18:27, 1 November 2006 (PST)

Story Contest! (Sep 25 to Oct 25)

The Lyceum Archive would like to introduce it’s second contest. This time the focus will be on fiction.

Who: Any current or former Star Sonata Player.
Where: The contest results will be hosted at http://www.lyceumarchives.com/wiki in a new “Fan Fiction” section.
When: From 09/25/06 to 10/25/06
Why: Err... why not?


  1. The story must be in or about the Star Sonata universe.
  2. Nothing higher then rated "R" (i.e., any content that you might see at a mainstream movie theater... I have a website TOS to abide by.)
  3. Illustrations are fine, but won’t figure into the judging.
  4. No longer then 2000 words (It’s about 3 pages at size 12 font). This rule is more a guideline then a disqualifier… but if you send me something 20 pages long I won’t read it… unless it’s Card/Mccaffrey/Niven quality.
  5. All entries will be considered to be released under the Gnu Free Document License.

Judging Criteria:

  • Originality (uniqueness)
  • Readability (ease of reading)
  • Interest (does it grab ones attention)


  • Bragging rights
  • A “medal” for your signature or website.

(If you’re interested in sponsoring a credit prize let me know… but I can’t personally do it since accounts won’t be active by the end of the contest.)

Contact: All entries should be sent to contest[at]lyceumarchives[d0t]com. Questions or comments can be sent to the above address, a forum PM or a message on my talk page.

Thanks, ArrowHate 10:16, 11 October 2006 (PDT)

P.S.: Check out my new site: http://www.lyceumarchives.com/gallery - an archive of cost-free images.

The Results!

Results of the essay contest have been announced... see the Star Sonata Forum for more details.

-- ArrowHate 09:30, 3 September 2006 (PDT)

Upping the ante

Gurjster has decided to up the ante. The pot is now 750m total! Wow! New prize progression: 1st: 250m, 2nt: 200m, 3rd: 150m, 4th: 100m and 5th: 50m. There have been two contest submissions so far... Voyager vs borg's essay on AI stations and Soullesss essay on the way of Adum.

-- ArrowHate 09:08, 27 August 2006 (PDT)

Essay Contest!

End of universe Essay Contest! Rewards: 100m, 50m and 50m. The best 3 essays submitted between now and the end of the universe will be rewarded. (See the Current events/Essays page for more details about how to submit an essay.) Essays will be judged on relevance, presentation and style... by me, ArrowHate. If you have any questions, feel free to ask me on my talk page.

-- ArrowHate 09:02, 26 August 2006 (PDT)


As many have noticed, the wiki was down for a day. Not sure why yet, but it was the fault of my host. Looks like they have it sorted out now, so no worries. I do do regular backups so even if data was lost, it wouldn't have been all of it. Cheers,

-- ArrowHate 19:28, 23 August 2006 (PDT)

The register...

Calypso has stepped up to take over the register with his unique style. Along with his creation of dozens of star-system articles, his contribution to this project is amazing. Thanks Caly!

-- ArrowHate 14:00, 17 August 2006 (PDT)

The fate of the Register...

Unfortunately Takuhi has quit Star Sonata and won't likely be updating The Register. In light of that I'd like to request a volunteer to write occasional articles for us. Basically the goal is to recap current events in Star Sonata. Updates and the reactions to those updates and perhaps other news like new teams, wars, team breakups, etc. It would be a great place for those who can't follow the forum to keep up with whats going on. Drop me a message on my talk page or in game if your interested.

-- ArrowHate 13:53, 8 August 2006 (PDT)


A huge amount of progress has been made lately. I'm quite proud of what this site is becoming. Over 184 article, 60 images and 1600+ edits! (stats} I'm quite amazed... but were not done yet. Quite a few permanent Star Systems lack articles and were still in need of many item stats. I know everyone is busy with the coming new uni, but I know we can get some good work done in the meantime. Great job everyone!

-- ArrowHate 13:53, 8 August 2006 (PDT)

The Lyceum Editorials

The much awaited Lyceum Editorials has launched! Dislike something about the game? Want to share that new tactic you learned? Want to share your opinion on particular issue? Then we want you! Check out the new editorial section of The Lyceum Register.

-- ArrowHate 12:59, 24 July 2006 (PDT)

The Lyceum Register

I am proud to present the new launch of The Lyceum Register. Takuhi has volunteered to keep us all up to date on the big Star Sonata news with a semi-weekly update. If you've got your own big news, write an article and post it up. Try to keep it in a news worthy tone however... or it will get edited without mercy. :)

In addition, I've also setup the Lyceum Classifieds. Check out The Register to add your buy/sell request. This is kind of a trial run to see if the system needs any tweeks.

Coming soon: Editorial section

-- ArrowHate 13:23, 14 July 2006 (PDT)

New Images

New charchter and Calypso both responded to a recent call for new images in an exemplary fashion! We now have screenshots for almost all of the star systems. The whole gallery of images can be found here. --ArrowHate 11:25, 10 July 2006 (PDT)

Announcing new Main Page!

The new design is here. Please let me know what you think on talk:Main Page --Admin 14:07, 3 July 2006 (PDT)

Many thanks

Much thanks goes out to Calypso for his creation of many articles on the permanent star systems! It's a great start for the project. --Admin 14:07, 3 July 2006 (PDT)