- "In an age of darkness, and a time of evil, when the world needed a hero, what it got...was him.'"
- ―Tagline in the original trailer
Starbuggers: From the Logs of Captain Maloney, also referred to as Starbuggers or Starbuggers: A VenturianTale Wiki Original, is an upcoming fan-made movie made with Garry's Mod, similar to VenturianTale's Qeios. The film follows the misadventures of Captain Maloney and the USS Who's Your Mama, who are hired by a time-travelling Cywren Caster to steal a powerful bioship from the Daleks. It is also the first production made under the VenturianTale Wiki Original banner. Starbuggers is set to be rated PG for scenes of science fiction violence, brief mild language, and scary scenes and/or themes. The series was placed on hold in 2016. Its spiritual successor is the series PIE: West Coast.
- as Captain Maloney
- ClaraDerps as Juliet
- AurouraSilver as Captain Mari Tann
- ElectricFire 169 as Jean-Luc Picard, Starbug, Snake, & Zachary
- CreativeAnonymous as Cywren Caster
- TeatimeWithMatt as the Daleks
The movie was originally developed as the pilot to a series, however due to production difficulties the series was cancelled and the pilot was changed to be a feature. Below is the list of episodes planned. The storyline and the majority of episodes were written by TheLoneClone.
Series 1 Edit
|Ep. #||Title||Synopsis||Release Date|
|01.||"TakeOff" (Premiere)||Cywren Caster hires the crew of the USS Who's Your Mama 2 to steal a powerful living ship from the Daleks. Meanwhile Dalek prisoner Juliet makes her own escape.||TBC|
|02.||"Legends of the Force"||The crew must defend the natives of the planet Junget from the Galactic Empire in a dramatic confrontation.||TBC|
|03.||"A Hard Day's Fight"||A routine planetary survey turns into a nightmare for the crew as the ice world Epsilon turns out not to be void of life after all...||TBC|
|04.||"Silence"||The ship is plunged into darkness as the crew face the wrath of bounty hunter Boba Fett, who seems to have a history with the Captain.||TBC|
|05.||"Initiation"||News of the death of Mari's old friend Brady leads to the crew remembering their first adventure with Brady - a tale of conspiracy, resurrection and political intrigue at the highest levels.||TBC|
|06.||"Bad Planet"||Mari, Picard and the crew find themselves besieged by the walking dead.||TBC|
|07.||"Feelings"||A near-fatal accident leaves Maloney considering his feelings for Juliet. Meanwhile Juliet finds herself fending off the affections of an obsessive fanboy.||TBC|
|08.||"Purge Environs"||As the final battle looms, a shocking revelation threatens to tear the crew apart.||TBC|
Expanded storyline Edit
A number of short stories have been written that expand the storyline of Starbuggers and allude to the path that the series was planned to take. They can be found at starbuggers.wikia.com.
Behind the Scenes Edit
- "It's about the crew... Of a giant insect... In space... Why don't we call it Starbuggers?"
- ―ElectricFire 169