Hey folks, Peter here.
With the release of Age of Discovery Cryptic introduced new Random Task Force Operations enabling us to tend to public, random PvE matches in normal or advanced difficulties.
Instead of teaming and lining up for this the old fashion way the game also offers the choice to organize semi-private groups consisting of up to four players which can then be joined for the same public match. For the first time in the history of STO even mixed factional groups are allowed to be assembled without the need for a full five player arrangement. Simply bring up the private PvE tab, select invitation mode and then invite one, two or three players. After that select Join Random in the general PvE section and your entire group will be in for the same map...Read More