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December 2017

Project Excelsior Launches!
by Matt Kirk, Project Excelsior LeadDecember 18th
The new tournament format Excelsior and its v1.0 cardpool have been released! The accompanying rules sheet, card list, and Deckbuilder filters are also available.
Excelsior Season 1, Act I: Prologue
by the Excelsior Development TeamDecember 14th
The first in a series of storyline articles describing the events happening in the Excelsior Campaign, beginning in 2018. Find out how the stage is being set for the debut of the new format, and help write the next chapter by participating in Excelsior Campaign events starting soon!

November 2017

Preparing for Launch - Project Excelsior
by Matt Kirk, Project Excelsior LeadNovember 30th
As we conclude playtesting of the new limited format, Project Excelsior prepares to make its debut as as officially sanctioned option for 2E tournament directors! Learn about the new format and its development in this article.

September 2017

Excelsior v0.3 Is Live!
by Matt Kirk, Project Excelsior LeadSeptember 1st
The latest version of the rules and cardpool for the proposed Excelsior format are now available for download.

August 2017

The Spotlight Series is Making a Come-back!
by Maggie Geppert, Vice ChairmanAugust 13th
There’s a lot of stuff happening at the Continuing Committee right now. One project is the reboot of the Spotlight Series.

July 2017

Affiliation Survey for Excelsior v0.3
by Matt Kirk, Project Excelsior LeadJuly 3rd
What affiliations would you like to see added to the Excelsior pool? Let us know!

June 2017

Excelsior v0.2 Playtest - Starter Decks Now Available
by Matt Kirk, Project Excelsior LeadJune 30th
Need an idea of how to get started in Excelsior? Today we're bringing you four different decks to try for the public playtest in two weeks at North American Continentals.
The Great Experiment
by Matt Kirk, Project Excelsior LeadJune 12th
Help us chart the course of Project Excelsior, as we playtest a new streamlined format with a rotating card pool.

April 2017

First Quarter Raffle 2017
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerApril 5th
This Saturday is the 2017 Q1 Raffle. Bins are open - get your tickets in now!

November 2016

2016 Peldor Joi Gratitude Festival
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 21st
Celebrate life, love, happiness and the holidays with the 2016 Peldor Joi Gratitude Festival!

October 2016

A Trio of Errata
by Matthew Zinno, 1E Errata LeadOctober 8th
The latest batch of 1E errata, including Flute and Outgunned.

January 2016

End of Peldor Season!
by Andrea Heywood-Lobban, Tribbles Art ManagerJanuary 5th
Peldor season numbers in review...

December 2015

Bend It, Bend it Good
by Ross Fertel, Generous WriterDecember 24th
It's never too late to plan on having some extra bits of fun this Peldar Joi Season 2015. See what a donation to a good cause could get you.
Peldor Joi, Upcoming Events, Week 4
by Andrea Heywood-Lobban, Tribbles Art ManagerDecember 23rd
New Events Added!
Peldor Joi, Week 2-3 Finished Events!
by Andrea Heywood-Lobban, Tribbles Art ManagerDecember 23rd
Round up of Dec 13-20th Events
Peldor Joi, Upcoming Events, Week 3
by Andrea Heywood-Lobban, Tribbles Art ManagerDecember 14th
It's not too late to schedule your local event!
Peldor Joi, Completed Events!
by Andrea Heywood-Lobban, Tribbles Art ManagerDecember 14th
A roundup of all completed Peldor Events!
Peldor Joi, Upcoming Events, Week 2
by Andrea Heywood-Lobban, Tribbles Art ManagerDecember 7th
Find a Peldor tournament near you!
Peldor Joi, Upcoming Events, Week 1
by Andrea Heywood-Lobban, Tribbles Art ManagerDecember 1st
Where to find Peldor events this holiday season to help support a charity in your community.

November 2015

Peldor Joi, Cookie Exchange!
by Andrea Heywood-LobbanNovember 26th
What are your favorites?
Chase those Cans at the 2015 Australian Nationals this December!
by Matthyas Kiraly, Ambassador to Deep Space Station K-7November 25th
Perth wishes you #peldorjoi! The 2015 Australian National Championships for Second Edition will be a Chase the Can event in celebration of the Peldor Gratitude Festival!
The Peldor Gratitude Festival
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 23rd
Help celebrate the holidays with your fellow players and The Continuing Committee with the Peldor Gratitude Festival 2015! #peldorjoi

November 2014

20th Anniversary Collection Available Now
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 28th
Celebrate twenty years of the Star Trek Customizable Card Games with today's release of The 20th Anniversary Collection!
Those Meddling Kids
by Paddy Tye, Warden of the North and Port Connoisseur November 27th
Cry havoc! And let slip the dogs of lore!
20 Years of Memories
by Charlie Plaine, 20th Anniversary Collection Lead DesignerNovember 10th
Celebrate twenty years of Star Trek CCG with the 20th Anniversary Collection for both First Edition and Second Edition, releasing November 28th!

July 2014

2014 Second Quarter Raffle
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerJuly 8th
The Continuing Committee 2014 Second Quarter Raffle will be on Saturday, July 12th at 10am Pacific Time.

June 2014

Hindsight: Captain's Log
by Keith Morris, Second Edition Assistant DesignerJune 5th
Venture into the Delta Quadrant and take a look back at Voyager's 2E debut in Captain's Log, written by Assistant Designer (and Make it So winner) Keith Morris.

May 2014

Hindsight: Rules of Acquisition
by Jason Drake, First Edition Assistant DesignerMay 29th
Shine up your latinum and study up on your rules, as we take a look back at the First Edition debut of the Ferengi in Hindsight: Rules of Acquisition.
Make it So Results
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostMay 19th
Find out which finalist has become the winner of Make it So 2014, and the Next First Edition Assistant Designer!
Hindsight: Blaze of Glory
by Jason Drake, First Edition Assistant DesignerMay 15th
First Edition Assistant Designer and guest writer Jason Drake (Wambundu) takes a look at First Edition's battle expansion, Blaze of Glory.
Hindsight: To Boldly Go
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 8th
Venture back to the 22nd-century with the crew of the NX-01 as we take a look back at Starfleet's introduction in Second Edition.
Make it So: Vote on the Final Challenge
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostMay 5th
The final challenge is complete, the cards are submitted, and it's time for you to cast your votes and determine who will be the next First Edition Assistant Designer!
Hindsight: The Dominion
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 1st
The evil Dominion makes their First Edition debut in the expansion named after them, The Dominion!

April 2014

Hindsight: Strange New Worlds
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 17th
Brush up on your salesmanship skills as the Ferengi make their 2E debut, as we take a look back at Strange New Worlds in this week's edition of Hindsight.
Make it So: The Final Challenge
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostApril 12th
It's time for the Make it So finalists to show all of us what they are made of as they begin their last challenge of the competition!
Make it So Lesson #4: How to Design an Expansion
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostApril 12th
A general guide on designing your own expansion.
Make it So Challenge #8 Results
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostApril 7th
Find out which Time Location was rated the best, and what comes next for our two (2) contestants that advance to the Final Challenge!
Hindsight: Deep Space 9
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 2nd
Bajorans, Cardassians, and the crew of Deep Space 9 make their debut in Deep Space 9, the first full expansion based on a TV show that wasn't TNG.

March 2014

Make it So Challenge #8: Vote Now!
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostMarch 28th
Vote for your favorite Time Locations and help determine who will compete for the two (2) positions in the Final Challenge!
Hindsight: Fractured Time and Reflections 2.0
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 26th
Take a look back at two of Second Edition's smaller expansions, Fractured Time and Reflections 2.0, but remember that good things can come in small packages!
Raffle Reminder!
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerMarch 25th
The 2014 Q1 Raffle will be April 6th 2014 at 6pm Pacific. Bins are closed on March 31st.
Hindsight: First Contact
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 20th
The Borg make their First Edition debut with First Contact, an expansion that would forever reshape the Star Trek Customizable Card Game.
Make it So Challenge #7 Results
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostMarch 17th
Which suite of Delta Quadrant cards was victorious? Who is positioned to enter the Final Challenge?
Make it So Challenge #8: It's About Time
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostMarch 17th
In the eighth and final challenge of the Team Phase of Make it So, the teams are tasked with creating a new time location.
Hindsight: Necessary Evil
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 12th
Necessary Evil changed the game, and today we take a look back at this landmark expansion.
Make it So Challenge #7: Vote Now!
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostMarch 10th
Review, vote, and comment on the Delta Quadrant submissions from our three teams for Challenge #7 of Make it So!
Hindsight: Fajo Collection
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 5th
Take a look back at the the Fajo Collection, one of the fanciest boutique products ever made!

February 2014

Make it So Challenge #7: Delta Force
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostFebruary 28th
This week, teams are tasked with creating a suite of cards for a Delta Quadrant affiliation or faction.
Make it So Challenge #6 Results
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostFebruary 28th
Find out which team's set of dilemma enhancing cards emerged victorious!
Hindsight: Call to Arms
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 26th
Take a look back at Second Edition's introduction of the Borg and the Dominion, two of Trek's major villains, in this installment of Hindsight.
Make it So Challenge #6: Vote Now!
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostFebruary 20th
Take a look at the contestant's entries for Challenge #6, and vote for your favorite dilemma enhancing cards!
Hindsight: Q Continuum
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 12th
Take a look back at the exploits of Q in the next First Edition expansion up for the hindsight lens, Q Continuum.
Make it So Challenge #6: Gray Matters
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostFebruary 10th
This week, contestants are dealing with dilemmas again by creating a new cycle of "Shades of Gray" cards.
Make it So Challenge #5 Results
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostFebruary 10th
Find out which team's Reactor Core submission was rated the highest, and the current standings, with the results of the 5th challenge!
Hindsight: Energize
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 6th
The Maquis make their debut in Second Edition in Energize, and we take a look back at this expansion in this week's edition of Hindsight.
Make it So Challenge #5: Vote Now!
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostFebruary 3rd
Vote for your favorite submissions as the voting for Challenge #5 begins!

January 2014

Hindsight: Alternate Universe
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 29th
Enter other worlds as we take a look back at the first First Edition expansion as we put our hindsight on Alternate Universe.
Make it So Challenge #5: Ready, Set, Reactor!
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostJanuary 24th
In the fifth challenge, and the first of the team phase, the teams will create a new Reactor Core card and five (5) cards to support it.
Make it So Lesson #3: Card Type Reference Guide
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostJanuary 24th
Find out some of the design "rules" and methodologies behind the card types in First Edition.
Hindsight: Second Edition
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 23rd
The initial expansion for 2E, Second Edition, gets it turn under the lens in this week's Hindsight.
Make it So Challenge #4 Results
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostJanuary 17th
Find out the results of the fourth and final individual challenge!
Hindsight: Premiere
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 15th
Take a look back at First Edition Premiere in this week's edition of Hindsight.
Make it So Challenge #4: Vote Now
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostJanuary 10th
Vote now on the missions for Make it So Challenge #4!
Raffle Reminder!
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerJanuary 9th
The Raffle is Saturday!
Hindsight: A Design Reflection
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 8th
Take a look back over the lifetimes of First and Second Edition from a design point of view, as Designer Charlie Plaine kicks off a year long series celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary!
Make it So Challenge #4: Mission Accomplished
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostJanuary 3rd
In the fourth and final challenge of the individual phase, contestants are tasked with creating a mission - and have a chance to see their card in a future expansion.

December 2013

Raffle Bins Closing!
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerDecember 23rd
Reminder: Raffle bins are closed as of December 31st.
Make it So Challenge #3 Results
by Charlie Plaine, Make it SoDecember 20th
Find out the results of the third individual challenge for Make it So 2013!
Make it So Challenge #3: Vote Now
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostDecember 13th
Vote now on the story based objectives for Make it So Challenge #3!
Make it So Challenge #2 Results
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostDecember 6th
Find out the results of the second individual challenge of Make it So 2013!
Make it So Challenge #3: Storytelling
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostDecember 6th
Contestants this week are tasked with recreating a story moment in a single card.
Make it So Lessons #2: Terms and Definitions
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostDecember 6th
If you're a contestant in Make it So, an avid dream card creator, or just someone interested in designing cards, this article provides some advice that might be helpful.

November 2013

Make It So Challenge #2: Vote Now
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostNovember 29th
Vote now on the equipment submissions for Make it So 2013!
Make it So Challenge #2: Equippable
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostNovember 22nd
For the second of the individual challenges, contestants are going to be creating equipment cards.
Make it So Challenge #1: Vote Now
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostNovember 14th
Voting for the first Make it So 2013 challenge is now open!
Make it So Lessons #1: Advice for Aspiring Designers
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostNovember 8th
If you're a contestant in Make it So, an avid dream card creator, or just someone interested in designing cards, this article provides some advice that might be helpful.
Make it So Challenge #1: Obstacles and Opportunities
by Charlie Plaine, Make it So HostNovember 8th
In the first of the individual challenges, contestants are tasked with designing a dilemma.

October 2013

Make it So 2013 Begins November 8th
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 24th
The third Make it So competition, this time focusing on First Edition, begins November 8th with a roster of nine (9) contestants!

September 2013

Raffle Bins Closing!
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerSeptember 18th
The bins for the Third Quarterly Raffle will close 2013-09-30. Get your tickets in before the 30th!
Make it So Returns for First Edition
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 6th
The Continuing Committee's reality show style competition for aspiring designers, Make it So, returns - and this time, it's for First Edition! Details about how to apply inside!

August 2013

Third Quarter Raffle Bins Open
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerAugust 11th
Head to the promenade and deposit your tickets for the 2013 Q3 Raffle.

March 2013

First Quarterly 2013 Raffle Approaches!
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerMarch 26th
Our first raffle of 2013 is approaching; make sure to add your tickets to the bins before Sunday, March 31st!

January 2013

Virtual Raffle Tickets are Go!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 9th
The Continuing Committee is relaunching or raffle program with more frequent raffles, virtual tickets, and more. Find out all the details!

November 2012

Chairman's Challenge Raffle Winners!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 4th
Find out who won the five (5) sets of Worlds promos from this year's Chairman's Challenge Raffle!

October 2012

2012 Raffle
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerOctober 21st
Info for the next Ferengi Credit Exchange - The prize list going up, and the event will provide details for the Raffle going forward.

July 2012

Let's Find a Place for Mr. Mudd
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 27th
After too many delays, it's time to find a new direction and a home for the Will of the Collective's Harcourt Fenton Mudd.

February 2012

Mark Morris is the Winner of Make it So 2011!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 26th
Congrats to Mark "BaronMorrath" Morris for becoming the Next Assistant Game Designer!
Make it So: Voting CLOSED; Live Results Sunday @ 6 PM EST
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 13th
Team Morris vs Team Hosp. The Most Toys vs Paradise Lost. Your votes will help determine which contestant will become the Next Assistant Designer!

January 2012

And the Finalists for Make it So 2011 Are...
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 20th
Find out which two contestants emerged victorious after the four (4) challenges of Phase II!
Voting for Challenge #10 is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 14th
It's time to vote for Challenge #10, the last of the Phase II challenges. Your votes will decide which two contestants will take The Final Challenge to become the Next Assistant Designer!

December 2011

Voting for Challenge #9 is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 19th
The third challenge of the individual phase of Make it So is in the books! Take a break between opening gifts, feasting and family to cast your votes for the winner!
Voting for Challenge #8 is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 12th
Conno "WeyounsLastClone" Hendrikson and Mark "BaronMorrath" Morris are in the top two spots after the first individual challenge; cast your votes for Challenge #8 now!
Make it So's Phase II is Underway - Vote NOW for Challenge #7!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 5th
The first challenge of the individual phase is in, and it's time for your votes!

November 2011

Voting for Challenge #6 is OPEN until TUESDAY November 22!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 14th
This is the final challenge of Phase I, the team phase! Help decide which team will advance to the individual challenges and which team is out of the game!
Voting for Challenge #5 is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 8th
It's time to vote for the penultimate challenge of the team phase of Make it So!

October 2011

Voting for Challenge #4 is OPEN
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 31st
Apologies for the delay, but you can now vote for your favorites for Make it So Challenge #4.
Voting for Challenge #3 is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 24th
While the results for Challenge #2 are being calculated and the teams are hard at work at Challenge #4, we need your help to vote for Challenge #3!
Make it So - Challenge #3 Posted and Challenge #2 Voting is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 17th
The teams are set their third challenge, and the public is invited to vote on the submissions for Challenge #2!
Make it So - Challenge #1 Voting Now Open!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 3rd
Ladies and gentlemen of the public, we invite and encourage you to vote on the winners for Make it So 2011's Challenge #1!

September 2011

Make it So 2011 is Officially Underway!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 26th
Twelve aspiring designers have been selected, and now face off in the inaugural challenge for Make it So 2011: The Search for the Next Assistant Designer.

August 2011

Make it So 2011: The Search for the Next Assistant Designer
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 22nd
It's back! Once again, twelve (12) members of the community will vie for the chance to join the Second Edition design team, and follow in the footsteps of Keith "Foreman" Morris, last year's Make it So winner!

May 2011

The Long and Sordid History of [2E] Harry Mudd
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Lead DesignerMay 17th
Harcourt Fenton Mudd and the Hard Bargain will not be appearing in the summer expansion, formerly known a Project Rizzi. Find out how and why.

April 2011

Chairman's Challenge Winners!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 20th
Better late than never!

March 2011

WotC3: More Decisions (And Some Images!)
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorMarch 28th
We are nearly done! Today you are voting on the subtitle and the name of the HarryShip.

February 2011

And what does he look like?
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorFebruary 14th
All gameplay decisions have been made, but we still need your votes. Today: The image, the subtitle, and the name of his ship.

January 2011

WotC III: Final Gameplay Vote!
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorJanuary 21st
All votes have been counted and multiple versions of Harry Mudd have been prepared. Now you can decide on the final card.
Will of the Collective: More Decisions!
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorJanuary 7th
More decisions for Will of the Collective.

December 2010

Attributes and Skills
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorDecember 20th
Time to fill some more gaps on the Harry Mudd card. Vote for attributes and skills.

November 2010

Last Weekend For the PAQ & the Academy!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 30th
This week and weekend is your last chance to play in one of the Global Chairman's Challenge events!
Time to Vote!
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorNovember 19th
After you have reviewed the different special skills and gametext options, it is voting time again.

October 2010

Will of the Collective Needs Your Ideas!
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorOctober 29th
Harry Harcourt needs your special skills and game texts.
The NEW Global Challenges
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 25th
November 2010 brings you two chances to participate in and win a Chairman's Challenge, one for each edition!
A Concept for Harry - Part II
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorOctober 14th
Will of the Collective III needs your votes.

September 2010

A Concept for Harry
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorSeptember 22nd
Time for the next step on the road to a Harry Mudd card.
Meet Mr. Harry Mudd...
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorSeptember 13th
Harcourt Fenton Mudd, or Harry as his friends call him, is not only what you would call a notorious con artist, but also the featured character of this year's Will of the Collective card. So it is time to get to know him a little bit better.

August 2010

Will of the Collective needs your votes!
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorAugust 31st
Decision time for Will of the Collective! What character should be made into a card?
Mona Luvsitt Shipping Delay
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerAugust 30th
Your Mona Luvsitt cards will be coming... just not quite yet.
Will of the Collective 3 Begins!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 19th
With Keith "Foreman" Morris already hard at work for Brad, another proud tradition returns and you have yet another chance to make a card!
Make it So Ends This Week!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 8th
The podcast with the reviews of the final three submissions is now up, and the deadline has been extended to give you time to listen and respond!

July 2010

Vote for the Next Assistant Game Designer!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 30th
The final expansions are up, and it's time to decide which one will win!
The Final Challenge
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 28th
Conno, Keith and Nathan have delivered their expansions, and the final challenge is ready for your eyes!
MiS Spotlight: Nathan "GooeyChewie" Miracle
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 22nd
Find out more about Nathan Miracle, one of the three finalists vying for the Next Assistant Game Designer position.
MiS Spotlight: Keith "Foreman" Morris
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 21st
Find out more about Keith Morris, one of the three finalists vying for the Next Assistant Game Designer position.
MiS Spotlight: Conno "WeyounsLastClone" Hendriksen
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 20th
Find out more about Conno Hendriksen, one of the three finalists vying for the Next Assistant Game Designer position.
Make it So - The Final Challenge
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 19th
It's time for the finalists to prove themselves.
Make it So - Vote For a Future Team!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 12th
In addition to deciding which of the five contestants move into the final three, your votes will decide which of these teams has a chance to appear in a future virtual expansion!
Make it So - The Penultimate Challenge
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 6th
Challenge #12 tests the five remaining contestants on their "teamwork."
We Need Your Help!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 5th
The Continuing Committee needs your help - find out how, and find out how to get a special promo card months ahead of anyone else!

June 2010

Vote For the Winner of MiS Challenge #11
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 30th
Cast your vote for which contestants should advance to the next round of the Make it So competition for Challenge #11: Tradition!
Phase II Ends with a Federation Victory!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 21st
The Federation Team's Home emerges victorious in Phase II of Make it So! Also, ten lucky members of the community win foil virtual promo cards!
The Creators Speak to Make it So
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 17th
Episode XX of the Make it So Podcast is now available, featuring interviews with members of the design teams for both Far Beyond the Stars and Home!
Make it So: The Podcast - Episode XIX
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 13th
Neil and Charlie take a first look at Far Beyond the Stars and Home.
Make it So Needs Your Votes!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 10th
Phase II is drawing to a close and we need your help to decide which expansion is victorious!
Vote for Challenge #10
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 3rd
Your votes are needed for Challenge #10!

May 2010

Challenge #9 Results
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 26th
Sadly, we must say goodbye to one more contestant in Make it So.
Challenge #9 - Your Votes Needed
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 19th
Cast your votes and determine the winner of Challenge #9!
Challenge #8 Results; Challenge #9 Begins
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 13th
Challenge #8 ends with another contestant being eliminated, and Challenge #9 gives the remaining contestants a chance to experience working with the Playtest Teams!
Votes Needed for Challenge #8
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 5th
Which team did a better job of smacking around today's dominant decks? Did one team boost your favorite deck to play? Vote now, and decide the winner of the latest Make it So Challenge!

April 2010

TCC's Raffle Coming May 29th
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerApril 30th
Have you been wondering what those little raffle tickets in your tournament kits will get you? Find out all of the details about our upcoming raffle!
Make it So Returns With Challenge #8
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 27th
After a brief "mid-season" hiatus, Make it So storms back to the forefront with the results from Challenge #7 and the set up for Challenge #8.
Challenge #7 - Your Votes Needed
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 12th
Teams have submitted their latest entries for Challenge #7, and now it's your turn to vote and help decide which team wins!
Challenge #6 Results; Challenge #7 Begins
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 6th
Challenge #6 is over, and now the teams must move on and learn how design and rules interact in Challenge #7, "Not Inspired By Ferengi".
Star Trek CCG NOT Acquired by Triathan Games
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 1st
The Continuing Committee is proud to announce the finalization of a four-party deal to transfer Star Trek CCGs' rights to Triathan Games. (Happy April Fool's Day!)

March 2010

Vote For the Winner of Challenge #6
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 30th
We need your votes to decide which team captured the spirit of the images! Vote now!
Challenge #5 Results Lead to Challege #6
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 24th
The Xindi have been reviewed and the Borg have scored first blood! After the sad duty of saying goodbye is performed, the remaining contestants must tackle the sixth challenge, "Imagine."
Challenge #5 - Your Votes Needed!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 18th
The two teams have submitted their versions of the Xindi, and now it's up to you to help decide which group of contestants remains intact!
Challenge #5: The Expansion Blues
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 12th
The new teams take their first - and probably the most important - step in creating their own expansions as they tackle the debut of the Xindi.
Phase II: The Xavier Project
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 8th
Today, the Federation Team and the Borg Team set out on a grand journey - to design and build their own Virtual Expansions. But don't worry - it will be done piece by piece.
Meet Your New Teams!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 7th
The Borg Team will try to assimilate the Federation Team, who is sure to resist with all of their strength!
Phase I Ends With Challenge #4 Results
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 5th
The Bajoran and Romulan teams win a third challenge each to end Phase I.
Challenge #4: Votes Needed!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 1st
Which episode was your favorite? Find out which episodes the teams chose -- and which cards they wrote -- then share your opinions and cast your votes!

February 2010

Challenge #3 Results & Challenge #4
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 22nd
Two more talented contestants have had to say their goodbyes, and the newest challenges awaits the teams.
Challenge #3: Your Votes Needed
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 16th
The teams have selected their keywords and submitted their events - how did they do? Help us decide!
Challenge #3: The Word is the Key
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 9th
Contestants must work with keywords in this Event-based challenge.
Challenge #2: Eliminations
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 9th
The unfortunate duty of eliminating two more contestants has befallen the judges once again. Find out who they (regretfully) eliminated.
Challenge #2: Your Votes Needed
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 4th
Will the Cardassians or the Klingons get revenge against their enemies? Or will the Bajorans and the Romulans advance their lead? You can help us decide!

January 2010

Challenge #2: The Mission Mission
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 29th
Teams must design missions for the six weakest affiliations or sub-affiliations in the game.
Challenge #1: Eliminations
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 28th
Find out which Cardassian and which Klingon will not be proceeding forward, as eliminations from Challenge #1 are now complete.
Challenge #1: Results
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 27th
The Bajorans crushed the Cardassians, while the Romulans narrowly defeated the Klingons. Find out more of what happened with the first Make it So challenge!
Challenge #1: The Dual Dilemma Dilemma
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 19th
Last week, the four teams were given their first challenge: to make the use of dual dilemmas a riskier proposition. Today, you will see their results, and get the chance to comment on and question their entries.
The Genial Captain
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 1st
The contestants of Make It So were asked to create a card that could be given away to new players. Take a look at the card we've designed for the same purpose.

December 2009

Make It So: Introducing Team Romulan
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 31st
The final team for Make It So, the Romulans, will face off against the Klingons when Make It So begins in 2010!
Make It So: Meet the Klingons
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 30th
The Klingons prepare to enter battle, as the third team to participate in 2010's Make It So competition!
Make It So: Enter the Cardassians
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 29th
Waiting to compete against Team Bajorans, the second of four teams competing in 2010's Make It So is Team Cardassia!
Make It So: The Bajorans Begin
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 28th
This week, meet the contestants for 2010's Make It So competition, starting with the Bajoran Team!
Chase the Can to Iraq
by Tyler Fultz, Officer-In-Charge of Forward Deployed Trek OperationsDecember 8th
While you're playing Trek this Holiday season, why not do some good, too?

October 2009

Are You Ready to Make It So?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 23rd
Do you have what it takes to become The Next Assistant Game Designer? Find out!
Project Gratitude
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 14th
November brings us the 15th Anniversary of the Star Trek CCG. Help us express our thanks to those that brought us together and showed us how to expand our power in the universe.

July 2009

Choose Your Own Story - The Will of the Collective Needs You!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 28th
It's time for you to choose the storyline for your Will of the Collective Card!
Will of the Collective II Seeks Your Story Ideas!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 2nd
It's time to choose the storyline for the second Will of the Collective card!

April 2009

The Darklings Triumph
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 17th
How well did the Darkling decks do in the Global Chairman's Challenge?
Will of the Collective II Continues!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 7th
It's time to really get into the "nitty gritty" of designing your own card!
Get Your Darkling Decks In!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 2nd
Did you play a Darkling deck in March? Time to get it submitted!

March 2009

The Global Challenge
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 1st
The fifth Chairman's Challenge is open to all players of both editions all over the world!

February 2009

Star Trek CCG Turns 15!
by Jeremy Commandeur, First Edition DirectorFebruary 12th
Good old First Edition turns 15 this year. To celebrate 15 years of ST:CCG, the First Edition Writing Team has devised some Top 15 lists, and some contests with cool 'old school' prizes.
Wrath of the Collective: Design Your Second Card!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 11th
Revenge is a dish best served cold. Join the community in the process of creating the second community-designed card as Will of the Collective II kicks off!

May 2008

Will of the Collective: Image Vote!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 13th
Which image best represents the storyline you chose? Vote today and join the Will of the Collective!

April 2008

The Spotlight Series
by Charles Plaine, ChairmanApril 13th
This week kicks off one of our most anticipated projects, and what we hope will be one of our biggest events: The 2008 Spotlight Series.
Starter Deck Drive – Bajor
by Matt Kirk, Director of Organized PlayApril 9th
Card listings for Project Transwarp's Bajoran deck.
Starter Deck Drive Contest Ends Friday!
by Matt Kirk, Director of Organized PlayApril 8th
Get your pictures of collected cards in soon!
GalaxyQuest Introduced As Newest Affiliation
by Matt Kirk, Director of Organized PlayApril 1st
Captain Taggart and his crew join the Second Edition fold.

March 2008

Starter Deck Drive Contest
by Matt Kirk, Director of Organized PlayMarch 27th
Judges are directed to collect cards for the upcoming Faction Weeks!
Got a Burning Question? Join the CC for a Live Chat!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 20th
Join us tomorrow, Thursday, March 27th, 2008, at 7 PM server time, in our chat room for a live chat with The Continuing Committee.

February 2008

Will of the Collective: You Make the Card!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 8th
How many of you have wanted to "peer through the temple gates" and see what goes on behind the scenes of our beloved game? Haven't you wondered how a card goes from concept to story to finished product? Well, The Continuing Committee is giving you - the community - the chance to join the design team with our first ever Will of the Collective: You Make the Card!

January 2008

Message Board Match-Up
by Darren Lacoste, Director of Public RelationsJanuary 25th
Join James Hoskin, Johannes Klarhauser, and Kevin Jaeger in a live match on our message boards!