Star Trek Online has released their newest class of starship: the Odyssey class. Its most famous member? The new USS Enterprise-F. Cryptic Studios and CBS collaborated to create a contest that allowed fans to compete in order to design the concept for the new Enterprise. Cryptic then developed the concept into a complete 3D model that has been introduced into the game.So what goes into choosing a new Enterprise? According to the development team at Cryptic Studios, it’s a careful balance of traditional features, such as separate saucer and engineering sections, and a new concept, like the split neck of the winning entry by Adam Ihle. Read more about the design process of the Enterprise-F in a series of articles by Cryptic Studio’s designers and artists.