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June 2022

July Board Meeting
by Kris Sonsteby, Chair of the BoardJune 29th
The next meeting of the Board of the Continuing Committee will be held on Sunday July 3rd.
Special June 2022 First Edition Ban / Errata / Watch List Update
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionJune 24th
Today's special update includes errata and changes to the OTF Ban List and 1E Watch List to coincide with the release of The Motion Pictures Remastered.
The Motion Pictures Remastered: Rules Supplement
by James Heaney, Rules Manager (1E)June 24th
Vulcan is a homeworld now!
The Motion Pictures Remastered Available Now
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionJune 24th
The Motion Pictures Remastered is available now for free and immediate download.
The Motion Pictures Remastered Errata - Part 2
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionJune 24th
Because our articles have a character limit, I had to split the list up across 2 articles.
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by Chris Heard, Decipher.com WriterJune 23rd
The seventh of seven throwback Decipher articles from The Motion Pictures.
Looking for God in All the Right Places
by Kim and Allen Gould, Decipher.com WritersJune 22nd
The sixth of seven throwback Decipher articles from The Motion Pictures.
What Does God Need With A Reprint?
by Paddy Tye, Creative Team Manager and Hand of GodJune 22nd
"Jim, you don't ask the Almighty for his ID!"
Access Granted
by Chris Heard, Decipher.com WriterJune 21st
The fifth of seven throwback Decipher articles from The Motion Pictures.
Beyond Kolinahr
by Chris Heard, Decipher.com WriterJune 20th
The fourth of seven throwback Decipher articles from The Motion Pictures.
Thar Be Whales!
by Kim and Allen Gould, Decipher.com WritersJune 19th
The third of seven throwback Decipher articles from The Motion Pictures.
Not Quite Domesticated
by Khan, Superhuman AugmentJune 18th
“Tell me… where may I find James Kirk?”
Fire At Will
by Chris Heard, Decipher.com WriterJune 18th
The second of seven throwback Decipher articles from The Motion Pictures.
In the Beginning...
by Chris Heard, Decipher.com WriterJune 17th
The first of seven throwback Decipher articles from The Motion Pictures.
The Search for Spoilers
by Kimberly Gould, Decipher.com WriterJune 17th
Enjoy this throwback word search originally posted on Decipher.com to celebrate the release of The Motion Pictures.
The Motion Pictures Remastered
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionJune 17th
20 years after it's original release, The Continuing Committee celebrates Decipher's final full-sized First Edition expansion with The Motion Pictures Remastered.
The Promenade Stocked with NEW Kits
by Brian S, Director of OperationsJune 14th
Five NEW tournament kits have been added to The Promenade. Get yours before they're gone!
Classification: Civilian: may Digest
by Ross Fertel, EmeraldJune 7th
See the amazing ways cards from Classification: Civilian helped decks in the month of May.
June 2022 First Edition Ban / Errata / Watch List Update
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionJune 6th
Today's update brings you 3 new First Edition errata and one addition to the OTF Ban List, as well as news about a special update later this month.
Rules Update, June 2022
by James Heaney, Rules Manager (1E)June 6th
Invasive Beam-In doesn't require an operator. That's it. That's the tweet.
European Continentals (2E & Tribbles)
by sascha kiefer, Staff WriterJune 5th
European Continentals for 2nd and Tribbles 2022 are coming to Kassel, Germany this August!

May 2022

US Nationals - 1st Edition
by Derrick MarshMay 17th
First Edition National Championship in Lexington, Kentucky this year - September 3rd-4th.
May 2022 Board Meeting
by Kris Sonsteby, Chair of the BoardMay 17th
The next meeting of the Board of the Continuing Committee will be held on Saturday May 21st.
Classification: Civilian - Twelve Weeks Out
by Ross Fertel, DuodecimMay 3rd
Find out the latest decks to make use of cards from the latest set.
May 2022 First Edition Ban / Errata / Watch List Update
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionMay 2nd
There are no changes to either the OTF Ban List or the First Edition Ban List today, nor are there any errata. See you next month!
Printable Promo Update
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionMay 2nd
An update on promo management and the delayed printable update.
Rules Update, May 2022
by James Heaney, Rules Manager (1E)May 2nd
The Borg learn about the Second Amendment.
Office of the Admiralty: 2E News - 05.01.22
by Tjark Ott, Director of Second EditionMay 1st
The latest report from Second Edition
North American Continental Championships 2022 Announcement
by Kris Sonsteby, Director of Organized PlayMay 1st
The Star Trek CCG Continental Championships return to Minnesota this July!

April 2022

Happy Earth Day
by Ross Fertel, SolApril 22nd
In honor of Earth Day, we take a look at the planet in both games.
Classification: Civilian Ten Weeks Out
by Ross Fertel, DecemApril 19th
Ten weeks after the release, there are four decks using cards from Classification: Civilian that have yet to face a tournament. let's take a look at them.
World Championships 2022 Announcement
by Kris Sonsteby, Director of Organized PlayApril 16th
The Star Trek CCG World Championships return to Florida this October!
March Madness 2022: And the Winner Is...
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionApril 13th
After 6 weeks, 10 polls, and 63 matches, your votes have decided the winner of this year's March Madness. Is it Section 31 Recruitment? Or Transporter Duplication? Find out inside!
Office of the Admiralty: 2E News - 04.12.22
by Tjark Ott, Director of Second EditionApril 12th
The latest Second Edition news on staffing changes and upcoming expansions.
March Madness 2022: 1 To Go
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionApril 6th
Just 2 cards remain in this year's First Edition March Madness. It's time to decide which idea will claim the crown!
Classification: Civilian Seven Weeks Out
by Ross Fertel, SeptemApril 5th
This past weekend was the end of an online release event for Classification Civilian. Take a look at the decks using these latest cards.
Rules Update, April 2022
by James Heaney, Rules Manager (1E)April 4th
Pretty pedestrian rulings.
April 2022 First Edition Ban / Errata / Watch List Updates
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionApril 4th
A small update for today as we add one card - Borg Queen (Shades of Gray) - to the watch list.

March 2022

March Madness 2022: 3 to Go
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionMarch 30th
The Final 4 card concepts square off to determine the championship match. Check out last week's results and find out how to vote this week in this article!
March Madness 2022: 7 to Go
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionMarch 23rd
Just 8 cards remain in this year's March Madness battle of the card ideas. Check out the results from last week and find out which ideas are the Elite 8!
Classification: Civilian Five Weeks Out
by Ross Fertel, QuinqueMarch 22nd
How well did cards from Classification: Civilian do in their fifth week of Tournament Legality?
March Madness 2022: 15 to Go
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionMarch 16th
You have cut the field in half again, and now only the Sweet 16 remain. Which cards will survive this week's votes?
New Feature: Trademanager
by Markus Eberlein, Chief ProgrammerMarch 13th
Manage your Collection and Tradelists here.
March 2022 Board Meeting
by Kris Sonsteby, Chair of the BoardMarch 10th
The next meeting of the Board of the Continuing Committee will be held on Sunday March 27th.
March Madness 2022: 31 To Go
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionMarch 9th
We've cut the field in half and the remaining 32 card ideas need you to decide their fate. Check out last weeks results and vote in this week's polls inside this article!
Classification: Civilian three weeks out
by Ross Fertel, TribusMarch 8th
In the third week of Classification: Civilian's legality, we have some trends coming about as favorites are more prominent but others are creeping in.
Rules Update, March 2022
by James Heaney, Staff WriterMarch 7th
You can download from your entire side deck.
2022 Regional Championships - Apply Within
by Kris Sonsteby, Director of Organized PlayMarch 3rd
Apply to host a Regional Championship today!
March Madness 2022: 63 To Go
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionMarch 2nd
We're pitting sixty-four (64) potential cards against each other in a single elimination tournament. Your votes get to decide which idea will become a card, and you might get to win one of at least three (3) borderless promos!
Classification: Civilian: Two Weeks Out
by Ross Fertel, March 1st
Find out how the cards from the latest set fared in a Tournament the second week after release.

February 2022

2022 European Continentals (1E)
by Johannes KlarhauserFebruary 23rd
The European Continental Championship for First Edition returns to Munich, Germany.
Classification: Civilian's Debut Weekend
by Ross Fertel, Meta WriterFebruary 22nd
How did the twenty-seven new cards fare their first week in the wild?
Classification: Civilian is legal today!
by Ross Fertel, Civically MindedFebruary 18th
Classification: Civilian is tournament legal today! We have behind the scenes information along with an announcement of who won a glorious borderless promo.
March Madness 2022: Prelude Last Call
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionFebruary 16th
There's just 5 days left to pick your favorite episodes to appear in March Madness 2022! Have you voted yet?
Prodigy Season One Draft Update
by Ross Fertel, DevineFebruary 14th
Star Trek: Prodigy is at the halfway mark for the first season. How is the draft going? Find out along with a special surprise about the glorious borderless promo.
Classification: Civilian Release Today
by Ross Fertel, Sid MeierFebruary 11th
Twenty-Seven new cards are released today based around the theme of civilians. Learn about the ones most recently reveled and print them out!
2021 Period of Review Results
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerFebruary 10th
The results are in. The current Directors are all retained.
March Madness 2022: Prelude
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionFebruary 9th
Ladies and gentlemen and non-binary friends, March Madness is back! And this year - you get to pick the episodes featured in the bracket!
Charon's Price
by Richard New, Design ManagerFebruary 9th
The new Ferengi in Classification: CIVILIAN may be a pirate and not a soldier, but he sure would like to play one on TV.
February 2022 First Edition Errata / Ban / Watch List Updates
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionFebruary 7th
Today, we issue errata for 7 different cards. We're also adding 1 card to the OTF Ban list and 2 to the Watch List, but removing 2 from the OTF Ban List as well.
Rules Update, February 2022
by James Heaney, Rules Manager (1E)February 7th
Let's look at our discard piles, shall we?
The Pygorian Introduction
by Richard New, Design ManagerFebruary 4th
The new Quark is ready to arm your cause. Now, we just have to pick the right merchandise.
First 2022 Board of Directors Meeting Next Saturday
by Charlie Plaine, Chair of the BoardFebruary 4th
The first 2022 board meeting of the Continuing Committee will be next Saturday, February 12th, at 8 AM Pacific.
Voting for the 2021 Period of Review Has Begun
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerFebruary 2nd
The questions have been answered and voting is now open. Cast your ballot by February 8th.
A Very First Edition Second Edition Deck
by Maggie Geppert, CollaboratorFebruary 2nd
Wait. Probing? In Second Edition?

January 2022

The Great Civilian Hunt
by Ross Fertel, UncivilizedJanuary 31st
As we prepare for a new release, look back and you might win a glorious borderless promo!
Welcome, Civilians
by Nathan Miracle, DesignerJanuary 28th
Introducing the fifty-seventh expansion for Star Trek: The Customizable Card Game, Second Edition.
Period of Review Answer Format
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerJanuary 19th
There will be no YouTube broadcast this year.
Decipher Cards versions addition
by Markus Eberlein, Chief ProgrammerJanuary 8th
1E Premiere WB94 & WB95 & SB, WP, BoG Foil, Tournament Foil, TWT Reprints, SDII 2000; 2E Foils, Starter Reprints
Office of the Admiralty: 2E News - 01.07.2022
by Tjark Ott, Director of Second EditionJanuary 7th
A whole lot of Second Edition news for the new year.
2020 Mechanic Survey
by Ross Fertel, SurveyorJanuary 6th
Let us know what you thought of set mechanics and themes in 2020.
The 2021 Period of Review Has Begun
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerJanuary 5th
Each year, the Continuing Committee solicits the feedback of its members during the month of January. This time is known as the Period of Review.
January 2022 First Edition Updates - No Changes
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionJanuary 3rd
There are no errata nor any changes to the Ban or Watch Lists in today's update.
(No) Rules Update, January 2022
by James HeaneyJanuary 3rd
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A Special Preview for 2022
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionJanuary 1st
Happy New Year, First Edition fans! We've got a special preview of our next expansion for you - The Motion Pictures Remastered!