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November 2019

Some Very Special Promo Cards
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerNovember 18th
The Continuing Committee marks life events for our members in our own special way.

October 2019

Emergency Errata: Change of Venue 49 V 12
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionOctober 24th
Change of Venue is receiving Emergency Errata. Find out all the details here.
Promos Without Borders
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionOctober 21st
The Continuing Committee is proud to officially announce the debut of borderless virtual promos. We've got a total of thirty-six (36) promos between First and Second Edition. Find out more in the article.
Sacrifice of Angels Treasures
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionOctober 11th
Find out information from behind the scenes of the newest cards.
The Angels Bring a Boon
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerOctober 4th
Sacrifice of Angels releases today!
The Wrath of the Alliance
by Michael Shea, Regent of the AllianceOctober 3rd
Bring the full force of the Alliance to bear with Alliance Flagship Regency 1.
Broken Link
by Daniel Giddings, Broken RecordOctober 1st
In the Under Siege reboot, Hikaru Sulu is Casey Ryback.

September 2019

EXPERIENCE BIJ
by Daniel Matteson, Director of CommunicationsSeptember 27th
The Klingon Empire does not condone the content in the following message.
Intimidate, Threaten, Deter
by Fritz Meissner, AmbassadorSeptember 26th
Make your opponents avoid your menacing battle plans to their detriment with Strategic Tug-of-War.
Revenge Ferengi-Style
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorSeptember 24th
Seek your vengeance with Bok, Spiteful Salvager!
The Great Link
by Daniel Giddings, Staff WriterSeptember 23rd
No more 404 errors. It's time to print out some more HWYLaTtR?
International Day of Peace
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionSeptember 21st
Celebrate what we can do together and find out about Second Edition matters both recent and upcoming.
The Coming Sacrifice
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second Edition and Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorSeptember 20th
Sacrifice of Angels, the forty-ninth Second Edition set releases Friday, October 4, 2019. Fir the next two, enjoy official spoilers for the set!

July 2019

Looking Ahead to the Next Set.
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionJuly 12th
Instead of a weekly update, let's look forward to the next set from Second Edition.

June 2019

Printable Card Updated Delayed
by Charlie Plaine, Director of First EditionJune 28th
The semi-annual update to printable cards is delayed by two weeks, until Monday, July 15th.

May 2019

A Less Perfect Union Treasures
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionMay 31st
GO behind the scenes with fun stories about cards from the latest set.
A Less Perfect Union Release Kits Now Available
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerMay 29th
Buy some shipping and handling
"I'm returning Earth to its rightful owners."
by Greg Dillon, Staff WriterMay 24th
Our newest Headquarters is now only one week away from legality so in this article I've got a deck I'd like to talk about.
Sirella de Vil
by Lucas Thompson, DesignerMay 23rd
Let's take a look at the process behind Sirella, Forbidding Matriarch!
Concerning Flight
by Nathan Miracle, DesignerMay 22nd
"This is Leonardo da Vinci we're talking about. Simulation or not, he's one of the greatest creative minds in Earth's history."
I Don't Always Play Combat Decks...
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerMay 21st
but when I do, it's with a shotgun.
So Logical. So Pointy.
by Daniel Giddings, Staff WriterMay 20th
"Had I been given the choice, I might not have chosen to explore the Delta Quadrant. However, since we are here, I must say the challenges are intriguing."
On Second Thought: Now Recruiting!
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionMay 19th
Find out just how you can add to the growing ranks of Terra Prime.
"You're your mother's daughter."
by Greg Dillon, Staff WriterMay 17th
Why am I going to add the newest Relativian to my future builds?
Jellico
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorMay 16th
Let's take a look at the process behind Edward Jellico!
Announcing A Less Perfect Union
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionMay 15th
The next set for Second Edition is upon us. Find out the information on the key mechanic inhere!

February 2019

[2E] Errata Coming March 2
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionFebruary 18th
Second Edition March Errata is coming two days early.
To be merry and in love…
by Sean O'Reilly, Staff WriterFebruary 14th
Twelfth century Earth. England. Sherwood Forest. Or at least Q's recreation of it.
Christine Chapel and the Legendary Planet
by Daniel Matteson, Director of CommunicationsFebruary 13th
Daniel looks at a new personnel in Qpid and gets nostalgic for some old decks.
On Second Thought: The Proof is in the Reading
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionFebruary 12th
In this months blog, I discuss and extol the wonders of Proofreading. Because everyone loves talking about the most minor of details involved with making cards.
Tragic Love
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorFebruary 11th
Today's Qpid Card reminds us that not all love ends well.
Life’s a Piece of…
by Sean O'Reilly, Staff WriterFebruary 10th
The game's newest dilemma can be easy to overcome if you deduce the correct personnel to put into your deck ahead of time.
Love… Klingon-style
by Sean O'Reilly, Staff WriterFebruary 9th
Broken bones. Bite marks. Spilled blood. There is a lot to "love" about Klingon courtship, unless you are a Romulan.
Announcing Qpid
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionFebruary 8th
Get the details on the next product for Second Edition.

January 2019

January 2019 Promo Update
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionJanuary 23rd
Check out all of the new promos available in tournament kits as well as the newly printable promos recently made available.
On Second Thought: A look back at Symbiosis
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 10th
This month, we look back at Symbiosis.
Second Edition Errata January 2019
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 7th
One card receives a bit of errata this month.

December 2018

The Host that Time Forgot
by Paddy Tye, First Edition Creative ManagerDecember 22nd
Dax's Valeyard?
Shattered Mirror Treasures
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerDecember 14th
Find out amazing behind the scenes bits from the latest Second Edition Set. In the humble opinion of your Brand Manager, at any rate.
Where Kahless Leads, Shattered Mirror Follows
by Charlie Plaine, Shattered Mirror DesignerDecember 7th
CIVILIANs aren't really a thing in Second Edition, but Klingons without staffing icons have been peppered throughout the game. On release day for Shattered Mirror, take a look at a Klingon civilian deck in this article.
On Second Thought: Smuggling a Card In
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerDecember 5th
One card in Shattered Mirror needed some 'encouragement' from an unexpected source.
Creative Work: Kortar
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorDecember 3rd
Let's take a look at the story behind Kortar.
Hall of Fame Format Nominations 2019
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerDecember 2nd
Nominations for the Hall of Fame Format are open now!

November 2018

Bomb's Away!
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerNovember 30th
Learn about the latest addition to the Second Edition Design lexicon.
Arresting Display
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorNovember 28th
Let's take a look at the design process behind Arresting Display.
Shattered Mirror Coming This Winter
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerNovember 26th
A Thirty-Six Card Expansion fro Second Edition releases Firday, December 7.
What's a Girl Gotta Do to Get to the Mirror Universe?
by Maggie Geppert, Mirror Vice ChairmanNovember 23rd
Cross over to the Mirror Universe with me.

October 2018

2018 World Championship Promos
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 5th
Join the Chairman's Challenge, starting today! Or just take a peek at this year's gorgeous World Championship promos!

July 2018

Warp Pack: Access Denied Release
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJuly 30th
The latest set for Second Edition, Warp Pack: Access Denied is available for immediate download! Find out more about what the set has to offer.

May 2018

Far Beyond the Stars Treasures
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerMay 26th
Find out secrets and exclusive behind the scenes information behind the latest Second Edition product.
You've Put Bajor On the Map
by Daniel Matteson, Director of CommunicationsMay 25th
Good luck, Mister Sisko.
An Old Friend
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorMay 24th
A familiar favorite personnel gets a new persona for the first time since 2014 in Far Beyond the Stars.
The Greatest Hero of the Klingon Empire
by Nathan Miracle, Hall of Warriors TouristMay 23rd
A a tour of the Hall of Warriors and see our greatest warriors!
War is Good for Business, But Only From a Distance
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorMay 22nd
Tonight's Far Beyond the Stars spoiler reveals a new Teerok Nor Quark who's a little more willing to work with the Ruling Council.
Catching Up With the Cardassians
by Nathan Miracle, Staff WriterMay 21st
The Cardassian Liberation Front scores a victory over the Dominion!
A Morale Boost
by Maggie Geppert, Vice ChairmanMay 20th
I could go for some field rations right now, how about you?
Genocidal Plans
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorMay 19th
Far Beyond the Stars sees a Romulan incarnation of an old antagonist and a matching ship for taking the fight to your enemies.
Rebel With a Cause
by Nathan Miracle, Nostalgic TrekkerMay 18th
Take a walk down memory lane with this new Far Beyond the Stars spoiler!
The Ends Justify the Means
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorMay 17th
Cardassians get a new verb to help in mission completion in Far Beyond the Stars!
Beware Saber Bears on Kang's Summit
by Nathan Miracle, Totally Not a FounderMay 16th
Meet the man who led the Klingon Empire's forces against the Cardassians and the Federation!
The Changing Face of Evil
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorMay 15th
Far Beyond the Stars gives war a chance with two new persona of a familiar villain turned antihero turned villain and his hijacked ship.
Further Beyond the Stars
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerMay 14th
Far Beyond the Stars, A Deep Space Nine anniversary set, releases Friday, May 25. Find out everything about the set, except spoilers.
[Title of Set]
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerMay 11th
Get a hint at what's coming for Second Edition!

April 2018

The Future of Second Edition Design
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorApril 1st
Let's take a look and see what the future has in store for Second Edition design!

March 2018

Symbiosis Treasures
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerMarch 23rd
Here's the inside scoop on the latest Second Edition expansion, which releases today!
Diversify Your Portfolio
by Nathan Miracle, Real-Life AccountantMarch 21st
“Seventy-five hundred lots of hipicate futures?”
The Occupation of Bajor
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorMarch 19th
One of the darkest events depicted in the Star Trek universe provides new incentive for a dual headquarters build.
A Brief History of Speed
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerMarch 16th
Because you demanded it, a history lesson focusing on one of Symbiosis's mechanics.
The Puns, They Hit Me
by Maggie Geppert, Vice ChairmanMarch 15th
I saw this card and my head went full-on story mode.
Lose Less
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorMarch 13th
Let's take a look at the new card, Qatai!
Captive Pursuits
by Michael Shea, Ambassador and DesignerMarch 12th
Keevan: I only have one further question for you. Is there a doctor in your unit? Garak: Yes. Nog: Garak! Keevan: Don't be too hard on him, young man. He just saved your life. Take them to a secure area. Third, I have a mission for you. I want you to find the Starfleet unit. But do not engage them. Locate them, assess their strength, and then report back to me. Remata’Klan: I understand. Keevan: No, you don't. But that's all right. It's not important that you understand, only that you carry out my instructions precisely. Remata’Klan: Obedience brings victory. Keevan: Yes. Yes, it does. Go
I Just Can't Help Myself
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerMarch 9th
Symbiosis, the forty-third product for Second Edition is coming March 23. Find out more about the set here!
[title of set]
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerMarch 4th
Take a look at what's coming up for Second Edition!
New Tournament Promos
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 2nd
Check out the new tournament promos available for requisition in the Promenade; Series M for First Edition, and Series XVII for Second Edition are now available!

February 2018

Now Hiring: Second Edition Designers
by John Corbett, Second Edition Design DirectorFebruary 7th
Want to join the Second Edition Design Team? Find out how to here!

November 2017

The Dead Stop Tales
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerNovember 3rd
It may be a smaller product, but Dead Stop does have some behind the scenes stories to tickle our fancy.

October 2017

Dead Stop Rules!
by Ross Fertel, A King Without his CrownOctober 31st
The latest Second Edition Expansion is available for immediate download. Take a look at one of the costumed heroes inside.
I Gave You a Hint Last Time
by Maggie Geppert, Vice ChairmanOctober 30th
Vulcan Zombies!
The Art of Suspense
by Jeremy Benedict, Dead Stop Co-DesignerOctober 29th
"There is a distinct difference between "suspense" and "surprise," and yet many pictures continually confuse the two. I'll explain what I mean." -Alfred Hitchcock
Dressed for Success
by Maggie Geppert, Vice ChairmanOctober 28th
Halloween is my favorite holiday. Jadzia Dax is my favorite Star Trek character. Imagine how I felt when I saw a costumed Jadzia in the Halloween set.
Dead Stop: A Meditation on Failure
by Charlie Plaine, Dead Stop Co-DesignerOctober 27th
Get a sneak peak at the nine (9) card, Halloween-themed, boutique expansion for Second Edition, Dead Stop!
Secrets of The Nth Degree
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerOctober 26th
Learn some of the most amazing secrets from the latest Second Edition Expansion.
Nth Degree Release Kits in the Promenade
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerOctober 23rd
Requisition a Nth Degree Release Kit Today!
The Nth Degree is released!
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerOctober 20th
Download the latest Second Edition Expansion now!
There is a New Power Rising!
by Michael Shea, PrefectOctober 19th
"I've been waiting for this moment for five years."
Can You Hear Me Now?
by Ross Fertel, Word PusherOctober 18th
Wait, does someone finally understand the words coming out of my mouth?
A Pair of Dangerous Gifts
by Michael Shea, DesignerOctober 16th
"Thank you, Will. I never made that log entry, of course, but it still leaves you with a duty to perform."
From Equipment to Miles
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorOctober 13th
A look at the design process for the new Miles O'Brien.
The Old Undead Vorta Ploy
by Michael Shea, DesignerOctober 12th
“What have they done to him?”
High level casual play musings on Nth Degree
by Fritz Meissner, AmbassadorOctober 11th
Fritz offers high level casual play musings in today’s Nth Degree preview.
The Very Flower of Humanity
by Maggie Geppert, Next in LineOctober 10th
Living in the Mirror Universe is tough; some might even say agonizing.
Cry Havoc!
by Michael Shea, DesignerOctober 9th
“One day the Klingon Empire will fall before the Jem'Hadar. And when that day comes, and piles of Klingons lie dead at my feet, I will think of you standing here impotent and weak, and I will laugh.”
The Nth Degree
by Nathan Miracle, DesignerOctober 6th
Exceed your limits with the newest expansion for Second Edition!

September 2017

September Second Edition Errata
by Joshua Sheets, Second Edition Errata LeadSeptember 6th
Four cards receive errata today.

July 2017

July 2017 Printable Card Update
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 10th
Thirty-three (33) promos become freely printable as of today.

June 2017

Printable Update Will Be July 10th
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 27th
Due to a holiday in the United States on July 4th, we are delaying the printable card update for July by one week.
Zero Hour Release Kits
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerJune 10th
After some delay, the Zero Hour release promos have been assembled! Celebrate this set's arrival with a release party!
Loosed Upon the World
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJune 9th
Everything you wanted to know about Zero Hour but were too afraid to ask.
2016 Volunteer Promos
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 8th
Last year, we made a special set of alternate image promos to thank all of the people that volunteer to the CC. These promos will be printable in just a few weeks, in July. Want a peek?
You’ve Just Been Schism’d!
by Michael Moskop, A Bit EmbarrassedJune 5th
Question: What do a bunch of card game players and a bunch of podcast listeners have in common? Answer: They are both a bit embarrassed to know way too much about Star Trek The Next Generation.
A Shape With Lion Body
by Alexey Korolev, Zero Hour DesignerJune 3rd
Paranoid? You should continue to be.
A Vast Image Out of Spiritus Mundi
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJune 2nd
Zero Hour, the latest Second Edition Expansion, is available for immediate download, absolutely FREE!
The Darkness Drops Again
by Matt Kirk, Second Edition Creative ManagerJune 1st
Romulan interference gets some vital tools to slow down an opponent.

May 2017

A Gaze Blank and Pitiless As the Sun
by Maggie Geppert, QueenMay 31st
Zero Hour features two cards to help make your Borg more massive and persistent than ever.
Mere Anarchy
by Matt Kirk, Second Edition Creative ManagerMay 30th
The Maquis are looking to expand their territory beyond the Demilitarized Zone.
Full of Passionate Intensity
by Ben Hosp, Zero Hour DesignerMay 27th
Sometimes things just come together.
The Blood-Dimmed Tide is Loosed
by Michael Shea, Staff WriterMay 24th
A new War Hero enters to fight on the side of the conquering Dominion!
Surely Some Revelation is at Hand
by Nathan Miracle, Staff WriterMay 21st
What would Brad see if he gazed upon Zero Hour?
Its Hour Come Round at Last!
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerMay 19th
The fortieth Second Edition product, Zero Hour, releases Friday, June 2, 2017!

March 2017

A Second Edition Gift
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 24th
Second Edition players, it's been a long time since you've had anything new. It's going to be a bit longer before your next expansion, but here's a gift.

January 2017

The Next Second Edition Set Will Be Delayed
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 25th
The next Second Edition set, code named Project D'Argo, is going to have an April release.

December 2016

Discover Your Objective
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerDecember 16th
Help us test out something for Second Edition. You just might get external as well as internal rewards.

September 2016

A Threat That Must Be Answered
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorSeptember 30th
Behind the scenes of Shinzon, Devious Tactician.
Outweighed
by Matt Kirk, Star Trek 50: Second Edition Design TeamSeptember 28th
"Logic is the beginning of wisdom... not the end."
Giving An Issue of Trust a Hard Time
by Lucas Thompson, NerdSeptember 27th
Two birds with one stone.
Mutual Annihilation
by Matt Kirk, Star Trek 50: Second Edition Design TeamSeptember 23rd
A new commander for the U.S.S. Defiant takes her to the limit for the 50th anniversary.
Knew She Was Trouble!
by Ross Fertel, Content WriterSeptember 21st
Get to know one of the sneakier personnel from Star Trek 50 and how to keep her cost off the Books.
Branching Out
by Matt Kirk, Star Trek 50: Second Edition Design TeamSeptember 19th
The Enterprise-A comes home to TOS for its golden anniversary, but not quite in the way you might expect.
Announcing Star Trek 50: Three New Virtual Expansions
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 16th
Star Trek just had it's 50th birthday, and to celebrate, we have created three brand new, boutique expansions for all of you! One for First Edition, one for Second Edition and one for Tribbles, all under the mantle "Star Trek 50."
Future Volume of Cards – a Poll
by Maggie Geppert, Vice ChairmanSeptember 14th
The Continuing Committee is considering making a change in the number of cards it will produce in the future. We wanted to get feedback from the community on this proposed change before we consider implementing it. So what is this change?
Hard Time Now Available
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 9th
Hard Time is now available for immediate download, absolutely FREE!
The Trouble With Tribbles
by Nathan Miracle, DesignerSeptember 7th
The troublesome thing about tribbles, is tribbles are troublesome things!
Cards of Two Worlds
by Ross Fertel, Not Insignificant WriterSeptember 6th
Find out about what the star Power in Hard Time can bring to your decks and how their versatility makes them even more useful.
Every Day I’m Smugglin’
by Jeremy Benedict, Design InternSeptember 5th
Take a look at what just snuck into the system.
KISS: Keep it Simple, and add Star Power
by Charlie Plaine, Hard Time Co-Lead DesignerSeptember 2nd
Simple is usually better, but when you combine simple with star power, you get something special.
A Middling Puzzle
by Ross Fertel, Conflicted WriterSeptember 1st
Put in a bit of thinking time and get a spoiler for the upcoming Second Edition set.

August 2016

Brin, Cultish Master
by James Cream, Staff WriterAugust 31st
We all just want something for free.
Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?
by Ross Fertel, Relative WriterAugust 30th
Learn about how something familiar gets to shine in the sun in the latest Second Edition Expansion and get tips on earning a particular achievement.
Welcome to Hard Time
by Richard New, Lead Designer and Nathan Miracle, Assistant DesignerAugust 29th
Richard New introduces the newest Second Edition expansion, Hard Time.
Hard Time Release Kits
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerAugust 29th
Pick up one of the limited edition release kits for Hard Time, featuring an alternate image promo of Disaster!

July 2016

Project Awaken
by Tyler Fultz, Project LeadJuly 21st
Read the results of 2E's Project Awaken and lend your voice to Second Edition's future!
Printable Card Update - July 2016
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 4th
A dozen new alternate-image promos are now available for printing in today's printable card update.

June 2016

Catch My Drift
by Ross Fertel, Drafted WriterJune 1st
Get ready for a new age of drafting with these tips!

May 2016

Infinite Diversity: Remastered
by Tyler Fultz, Lead DesignerMay 27th
Take your draft experience to new heights with Infinite Diversity: Remastered!
Second Edition Public Playtest
by Charlie Plaine, Acting 2E Brand ManagerMay 26th
The 2E Design Team will be hosting the first ever public playtest. Details on expectations and on how to apply within.
Mirror, Mirror - Commentary Track
by First Edition StaffMay 3rd
A commentary track for the classic Star Trek episode.

April 2016

A Time to Stand Release Kit
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerApril 27th
Celebrate the release of A Time to Stand with a release event and release kit.
The Creation of an Image: Ripple Effect
by Andrea Heywood-Lobban, Graphics Team MemberApril 22nd
Images in the timestream broken down...
A Long Time Coming
by Daniel “Danny” Giddings, Design InternApril 21st
De-cluttering the Holomatrix on Athos IV
Wixiban: The New Brian Evethers?
by Daniel “Danny” Giddings, Design InternApril 21st
Danny makes a defense of the most complex personnel in A Time to Stand.
U.S.S. Voyager, Bold Vanguard
by Ross Fertel, Creative WriterApril 20th
Find out... absolutely nothing that is gameplay relevant or affected today's card in the slightest.
We Asked, You Answered, We Listened
by Daniel “Danny” Giddings, Design InternApril 20th
A look at how the designers of A Time to Stand responded to community feedback
Risky Design
by Keith “Foreman” Morris, Assistant DesignerApril 15th
Keith explores one of the dilemmas in A Time to Stand.
Transferable Skills
by Daniel “Danny” Giddings, Design InternApril 13th
How I borrowed a few mechanics from another game...
Military Assault Command Options
by Ross Fertel, Staff MACOApril 13th
Find out how a card came together and try out a MACO deck.
One Smashed Puzzle
by Ross Fertel, Puzzling WriterApril 12th
In honor of Phase II, solve this puzzle and get double spoilers.
A Time to Stand
by Tyler Fultz, Lead DesignerApril 11th
Today we're excited to announce that A Time to Stand, the thirty-sixth Second Edition expansion, will be released Friday, April 22nd, 2016!

March 2016

Face of the Enemy Release Kit
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerMarch 13th
Face of the Enemy has been out for a while, but it's not too late to celebrate. Requisition a release kit today!

February 2016

Printable Card Update - February 2016
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 19th
Today's update makes almost thirty (30) new cards printable in all their alternate image glory!

January 2016

Printable Card Update Delayed
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 4th
We must unfortunately announce a delay in releasing the printable cards scheduled for January 2016.

November 2015

The Manchurian Deck
by Nathan Miracle, Assistant DesignerNovember 13th
"Assassins don't like varying their methods." -Odo, Improbable Cause
Face of the Enemy Now Available!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 13th
Face of the Enemy is available for free today, and will be legal in all constructed formats next week!
Facelift: Old Ship, New Tricks
by Fritz Meissner, Staff WriterNovember 12th
Fritz mixes metaphors and the flavour of last expansion into today's Face of the Enemy spoilers.
A Glorious Mission
by Ben Hosp, 2E Game DesignerNovember 10th
When I was a boy, initiating combat at a headquarters was just a beautiful dream, but now it's Science Fact!
The High Cost of Living
by Ross Fertel, High Cost Staff WriterNovember 9th
Face of the Enemy offers new ways to play with your expensive toys. Deanna's mom bring some stuff over to play with.
Miracle Working
by Nathan Miracle, Assistant DesignerNovember 6th
“Back home we call him the ‘miracle worker.’” -Leonard H. McCoy, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
A Reappearance in the Neutral Zone
by James Cream, Staff WriterNovember 4th
Batman has a side kick, Captain America has a side kick, everyone needs a sidekick!
Gimme More Dumb
by Ross Fertel, Smart WriterNovember 3rd
Dumb Waiter opens up new possibilities for the most smartest of players.
A Tale of Three Faces
by Charlie Plaine, Face of the Enemy DesignerNovember 1st
A lot can change during an expansion's design cycle. Find out how three cards went from the top of the cut list to becoming some of the design team's favorite cards.

October 2015

A Piecemeal Spoiler
by Ross Fertel, Puzzled WriterOctober 31st
Do you thin you can Face the Enemy of a puzzle for Second Edition?
What Would Brad See - Face of the Enemy
by Nathan Miracle, Assistant DesignerOctober 30th
GooeyChewie hints at what's to come in the latest 2E Virtual expansion, Face of the Enemy.
Face of the Enemy
by Tyler Fultz, Lead DesignerOctober 30th
Today we're excited to announce that Face of the Enemy, the thirty-fifth Second Edition expansion, will be released Friday, November 13th, 2015!
October Second Edition Errata
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Second Edition Brand ManagerOctober 5th
Chula: The Game is the only card to receive errata this month.

July 2015

Emergency Errata
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerJuly 24th
Two more cards are receiving errata in July.
Second Edition July Errata
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerJuly 20th
Five cards receiving errata in July
Lower Decks Now Available
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 3rd
Lower Decks is now available for immediate download!

June 2015

The Orderly Ones 2
by Ross Fertel, PuzzlerJune 30th
The clock is still ticking, but what are these red and green wires for?
Ready... Fight!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 29th
Learn a little bit about the origin of the Tsunkatse cards and how they all finally came together.
Quantum of Thirty-Four
by James Cream, Staff WriterJune 26th
How many personnel should one send on a mission attempt?
The Orderly Ones
by Ross Fertel, PuzzlerJune 25th
The clock begins now. First to solve earns the much coveted bragging rights.
Put to the Screws
by Steven Slaby, World Champion Card DesignerJune 24th
2013 World Champion Stefan Slaby spoils the card he designed!
How Do You Handle a Problem Like Chakotay?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 23rd
How does Design approach the problem of making a new version of a very powerful character?
The Road Less Travelled
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 22nd
Lower Decks, the thirty-fourth Second Edition expansion, will arrive on Friday, July 3rd. Find out what you'll see and how it came to be in this announcement article.
Lower Decks Release Kits - Limited Time!
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerJune 22nd
The release kits for Lower Decks are now available, but only while supplies last.

May 2015

Mid-Year Promos Delayed
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 31st
In order to address community demand, the currently available series of promos will remain in tournament kits through September 2014.

April 2015

Strange Bedfellows Errata
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerApril 16th
Some wording clarifications to two cards in the latest expansion
New Deep Space 9 Virtual Starter
by Torbjörn Lindquist, AmbassadorApril 10th
With the release of Strange Bedfellows comes a new virtual starter. My initial thought when looking through the card list was to make a Dominion starter with the new Dominion HQ. But I then realized that the new headquarter is not at all starter friendly, so I with Deep Space 9 instead, since they got so many new personnel.
Strong New Missions!
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerApril 8th
A look at the new Strength missions, and a deck based around them.
April Errata
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerApril 6th
Six cards receive errata this month
The Die is Cast
by Mike OShogay, Staff WriterApril 2nd
The Gamma Quadrant has a lot of opportunities for a lowly scientist in the intelligence business.
Dominating Tactics
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerApril 1st
The Dominion are becoming a force to be reckoned with...

March 2015

Friends and Enemies
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 30th
Strange Bedfellows, the next Second Edition virtual expansion, will release on Friday, April 17th. Learn more about how the Dominion and Deep Space 9 take front and center in this announcement article.
Pick Your Promo 2015: We Want Your Help
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 28th
It's time once again to sound off and let us know what kinds of cards you want to see as virtual promos in the future!

December 2014

10 Most Awesome-Looking Second Edition Cards of 2014
by Johnny Holeva, Art DirectorDecember 31st
’Tis the season for Top Ten Lists! The rules of this list are simple: The Second Edition (2E) card must be from 2014 and the card must look awesome.
Paranoid Jeopardy
by Jonathan Engel, Guest WriterDecember 12th
Sometimes to get the right answers you have to ask the right questions.
Sito Jaxa
by Pat Bortz, Guest WriterDecember 10th
Today's card shows us the benefit of having a Bajoran officer on the Federation Flagship.
Jean-Lucoid's Rolodex #2486
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorDecember 8th
Jean-Lucoid's Rolodex #2486
The Name of the Game
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterDecember 6th
A tradition continues.
Historical Curiosity
by Nathan Miracle, Second Edition DesignerDecember 4th
Abraham Lincoln is Space? Sign me up!
Jean-Lucoid's Rolodex #2485
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorDecember 2nd
Jean-Lucoid's Rolodex #2485

November 2014

Suder's Rage
by Mike O'Shogay, Staff WriterNovember 30th
Today Mike O. analyzes Brad Daurif's contributions to the Voyager and Equinox deck types.
Friendly Fire
by Pat Bortz, Guest WriterNovember 28th
What would go well with the Decipher draft set, Dangerous Missions?
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!
Errata Issued 24th November
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerNovember 25th
A list of errata issued this week.
Neelix
by Nathan Miracle, Second Edition DesignerNovember 24th
A Voyager icon on a new template.
The Battle of Watling Street
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterNovember 22nd
You can outnumber your opponent 40-1 and still lose when the one is technologically and strategically superior.
Split Second
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 20th
"What do you call that shot?"
Declan Keogh... Didn't Even Know He Had a First Name
by Mike O'Shogay, Staff WriterNovember 18th
Today's Second Edition spoiler reveals a new commander/ship pair for the 10th Anniversary Collection. Let's see what deck Mike O. built for them.
Varon-T Disruptor
by John Corbett, Second Edition Card DesignerNovember 16th
The next card in the 20th Anniversary set is Varon-T Disruptor. It's designer, John Corbett, drops in to give us an inside look.
Ruling Brittania!
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerNovember 14th
A rambling article on today's latest spoiler from the XXth Anniversary set.
Reuniting the Band: Valjean
by Nathan Miracle, Second Edition DesignerNovember 12th
What key card was missing from Second Edition's second set? Join Nathan as we discuss a character who was always there but often overlooked.
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!

September 2014

DeckPADD Updated
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 18th
Jared Hoffman's DeckPADD receives a long overdue update.
A new virtual starter
by Torbjörn Lindquist, AmbassadorSeptember 12th
A new expansion, and a new virtual starter. This time, it is Deep Space 9 Earth that gets a much needed overhaul.
Harry Kim (Diligent Ensign)
by Charlie Plaine, Balance of Terror Lead DesignerSeptember 9th
If you're willing to use four space missions, the new Harry Kim can keep your Voyager deck in the game with his ability.
Dominating The Alpha Quadrant
by Nicholas Yankovec, Dominion DorkSeptember 8th
How do some of the new cards impact on the Omarion Nebula?
Nothing That Happens is Truly Random
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorSeptember 7th
You've removed some dilemmas from your opponent's dilemma pile. Let's see what you've got!
Balance of Terror: Unconventional Consideration
by Kris Sonsteby, Staff WriterSeptember 6th
Skill trackers rejoice! Your prayers have been answered!
I Must Not Fear - Fear is the Mind-Killer
by Tyler Fultz, Balance of Terror Assistant DesignerSeptember 5th
ES9 and Paranoia
The Effect of the Dominion War on Earth
by Mike O'Shogay, Staff WriterSeptember 4th
Today, Mike O. guides us through an Earth Space Nine build using the brand new Balance of Terror tech.
Coming Soon to a Core Near You!
by Mark Morris, Second Edition Assistant DesignerSeptember 1st
Mark Morris talks about dilemmas in core and how they relate to Balance of Terror!

August 2014

Nothing Is As It Seems
by Charlie Plaine, Balance of Terror Lead DesignerAugust 29th
The thirty-first expansion for Second Edition is coming on Friday, September 12th.
Balance of Terror Kits for a Limited Time
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerAugust 29th
Get your release kit today!

July 2014

New Tournament Promos Available for July 2014!
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerJuly 7th
The first Monday in July brings new promos to both First Edition and Second Edition, available in kits for all of our tournament directors.
July Errata for Second Edition
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerJuly 7th
Three cards receive errata today.
Printable Card Update - July 2014
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 7th
Thirty-three (33) promos and alternate-border cards become printable in today's update!

April 2014

New Errata and Second Edition Changes
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerApril 6th
Today introduces errata to two cards, and an announcement of new plans to handle errata and proof reading.

March 2014

Bajoran Virtual Starter for Return to Grace
by Torbjörn Lindquist, Staff WriterMarch 24th
Last time a new virtual starter was released was around the time of the release of Matter of Time. Now it is time again, this time it is built around the new Bajoran Headquarters.
Return to Grace Releases Today!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 14th
The latest Second Edition expansion, Return to Grace, is now available for immediate download!
Graceful Recall
by Charlie Plaine, Return to Grace Lead DesignerMarch 9th
Examine six facts and history about the newest keyword to be added to the Second Edition library: Recall!
Science Fiction
by Johannes Klarhauser, AmbassadorMarch 6th
Putting the Science back into Science Fiction
Small Second Edition Errata Update for March
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 3rd
A single change for March, updating a mission to the new naming scheme.

February 2014

Legends of the Hidden Celestial Temple
by Mike O'Shogay, Staff WriterFebruary 28th
What do the new Bajoran cards in Return to Grace mean for that affiliation? Mike O. gives us his take.
Phase II and the Discard Pile
by Charlie Plaine, Return to Grace Lead DesignerFebruary 26th
Return to Grace is an expansion mechanically related to the discard pile; find out how Phase II design dictated how access to the discard pile was divided across the affiliations and sub-affiliations.
A Return to Grace
by Charlie Plaine, Return to Grace Lead DesignerFebruary 21st
Return to Grace, the 30th Second Edition expansion, is coming March 14!
Return to Grace Release Kits for a Limited Time
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerFebruary 21st
Get your release kit today!

January 2014

Printable Card Update - January 2014
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 6th
Six (6) previously watermarked promos become printable today!
New Tournament Promos Available in Kits
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerJanuary 6th
Series G (First Edition) and Series XI (Second Edition) tournament promos are now available in kits that can be requisitioned from The Promenade.

September 2013

Unnatural Selection Release Kits are Here!
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerSeptember 30th
Better late than never, we are happy to finally make available release kits for Unnatural Selection!
Second Edition Errata Update for September
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 2nd
Five cards have received updated game text in today's update, the last planned before the World Championship in October.

August 2013

Mission Matters
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 27th
Take a look at the reasons for the switch in how missions are titled (and subtitled) that debuted with Unnatural Selection.
Unnatural Selection: Full of Firsts
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 16th
Unnatural Selection, the twelfth standard virtual expansion for Second Edition, is available TODAY! Surprise! As usual, it's legal in one week, starting Friday, August 23rd.

July 2013

New Promos Available in Tournament Kits
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerJuly 1st
Tournament kits featuring the new Series F First Edition promos, and the new Second Edition Series X promos, are now available for requisition via The Promenade.

March 2013

Matter of Time DeckPADD Update
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 1st
Jared Hoffman's DeckPADD has been updated to include cards from Tapestry and Matter of Time!

February 2013

New Virtual Starter for the TNG Faction
by Torbjörn Lindquist, AmbassadorFebruary 22nd
With the release of Matter of Time, I have made a new Virtual Starter around Rachel Garret and her Enterprise-C
The Time is Now! Matter of Time is Here!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 22nd
Matter of Time is now available for immediate free download!
Matter of Time: Rigged!
by Johannes Klarhauser, AmbassadorFebruary 21st
Stop the press: Continuing Committee bans take-backs!
Matter of Time: Pivotal Destiny
by Kris Sonsteby, Staff WriterFebruary 20th
2-Mission win players beware...
Old vs. New : Rachel Garrett and the C
by James Cream, Staff WriterFebruary 18th
A compare and contrast of the new and old versions of Rachel Garrett and the U.S.S. Enterprise-C
Matter of Time: Guardian Angel
by Johannes Klarhauser, GeneralFebruary 15th
Meet the latest addition to the Bajoran fleet.
Pick Your Promos! We Want Your Help!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 14th
Help us decide the upcoming series of virtual promos with your input!
Matter of Time: Bringing Sexy Back
by Mark Morris, Assistant DesignerFebruary 13th
A brief look into the design process of a brand new Cardassian personnel who happens to be a bit nostalgic for a long forgotten Energize event.
Matter of Time: Little Red Riding Hood
by Johannes Klarhauser, Cultist LeaderFebruary 11th
The Cult of the Pah-Wraiths has only been sleeping...
Matter of Time: It's all Relative
by Charlie Plaine, Matter of Time Lead DesignerFebruary 6th
Turn everything you know about Federation decks on its head, and explore the time-spanning potential of the U.S.S. Relativity.
Matter of Time: Emanations
by Charlie Plaine, Second Edition Lead DesignerFebruary 4th
Matter of Time adds a 3rd Ritual to the game, but with a newly update game text template. Find out the reasons behind this change in this article.
What Brad Would See: Temporal Edition
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 1st
Continuing the grand tradition, this article gives you a list of things Brad DeFruiter would see, were he too look at Matter of Time.
It's Just a Matter of Time
by Charlie Plaine, Second Edition Lead DesignerFebruary 1st
Matter of Time, the temporal-themed expansion formerly known as Project Cobalt, will release on February 22nd, 2013.
Matter of Time: Release Kits Available in Limited Quantities
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerFebruary 1st
Act quickly to requisition a Matter of Time release kit today - quantities are limited!

September 2012

Tapestry is Now Available!
by Chris Lobban, Tapestry Lead DesignerSeptember 21st
Tapestry, is now available for free download from trekcc.org!
Design Diary: Ardant Predator
by Keith Morris, Tapestry Assistant DesignerSeptember 20th
The story of the birth and growth of a card. And death. And rebirth.
Design Diary: William T. Riker, William Odan
by Daniel Giddings, Make it So ParticipantSeptember 19th
In which the winner of a Design a Card prize walks us through his design process, and shows off his new card.
Design Diary: Zorn, Prevaricating Groppler
by Joshua Sheets, Make it So ParticipantSeptember 18th
"I trust we made your waiting comfortable?"
Design Diary: Locutus, Almost Human
by Nathan Miracle, Make it So ParticipantSeptember 17th
Nathan introduces us to his new card, and the reason why he chose to make it.
Tapestry: The Next Generation 25th Anniversary Collection
by Chris Lobban, Tapestry Lead DesignerSeptember 14th
Tapestry, formerly known as Project Loonie, is coming soon...

June 2012

Lineage: Explore Your Lineage Today!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 29th
Lineage, the tenth Second Edition virtual expansion, is now available for free download from trekcc.org!
Lineage: World Champion Design-a-Card
by Mike Harrington, 2011 Second Edition World ChampionJune 26th
Mike Harrington, the 2011 Second Edition World Champion, talks about the history of his design-a-card prize, Katric Arc.
Lineage: Mulligan Man
by Charlie Plaine, Lineage Lead DesignerJune 20th
Take a look at the lone survivor of an entire cycle in today's Lineage preview
Lineage: Hidden Meanings
by Richard New, Lineage Assistant DesignerJune 19th
Richard New talks about the origin and development of the new Romulan team in Lineage.
Lineage: What Brad Would See
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 13th
What would Brad see if he were to look at Lineage?
New Designer's Log: Reflections 2.Breen
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterJune 12th
After getting tapped by the esteemed Chairman to work on the new set, Lineage, Richard New and I were assigned the job of making the Ferengi and Dominion better. This is the story about the latter.
Lineage: Release Kits Available in Limited Quantities!
by Dan Hamman, Warehouse ManagerJune 11th
Grab a Lineage release kit before they're sold out - once they're gone, they're gone!
Lineage: Origin of Species
by Charlie Plaine, Lineage Lead DesignerJune 8th
Lineage, formerly known as Project Iron, will release on June 29th, 2012.

January 2012

DeckPADD Updated for Unity, New Promos
by The Continuing CommitteeJanuary 2nd
Jared Hoffman's DeckPADD has been updated to version 2.0.5, now including Unity and all of the newly revealed Series VIII promos.
Twenty-Seven New Promos are Printable Today!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 1st
As it's the first Monday in January, we're proud to release printable versions twenty-seven (27) promos. Enjoy the options brought to you by these newly printable AIs!

December 2011

Unity Release Day!
by Charlie Plaine, Unity Lead DesignerDecember 23rd
Unity, the latest Second Edition virtual expansion, is now available for immediate download.
Unity Release Events
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlayDecember 22nd
Find out where you can get your hands on an alternate-image Seven of Nine (Annika) promo to celebrate the release of Unity.
The Secret Log of Boq'ta the Blue
by Boq'taDecember 17th
Don't be rude. Don't read this.
The Next Phase
by Charlie Plaine, Unity Lead DesignerDecember 16th
Phasing in and out of reality (or the game) might not be so bad with this new dilemma from Unity.
Design Log: Inside the Matrix
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerDecember 16th
This assistant designer takes a behind the scenes look at how the new Borg team evolved.
Guinan (Bartender)
by Johannes Klarhauser, AmbassadorDecember 11th
Guinan is back, though this time she's not serving free drinks to everyone.
Subek'somac
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterDecember 10th
A Dominion ship you will want to use for both mission solving and engagements.
The Good Samaritan
by Nathan W, Staff WriterDecember 9th
Top-level decks take a big hit with the release of Evade Samaritan Snare. Check in here for an analysis and interview with the 2011 World Champion, Mike Harrington.
Celebrate the Holidays with a Unity Release Kit!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 1st
Don't miss out on the new Seven of Nine alternate image promo foil, and requisition your Unity release kit today!

November 2011

Unity: Lots More Little Pieces
by Charlie Plaine, Unity Lead DesignerNovember 28th
The Continuing Committee is proud to announce Unity, the next Second Edition virtual expansion, coming Friday, December 23rd!
What Brad Sees: Unity Edition
by Brad DeFruiter, Unity Assistant DesignerNovember 25th
Brad DeFruiter returns to tell us what he sees in Unity!

August 2011

DeckPADD Updated to Include Tacking Into the Wind
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 18th
Jared Hoffman's DeckPADD has been updated to version 2.0.4.
Tacking into the Wind Release Day
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerAugust 5th
It's time for a new expansion!

July 2011

Tigan for Two (Thousand Eleven)
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 28th
Ezri Tigan makes a trio of appearances on the 2011 World Championship virtual promos foils for 1E, 2E and Tribbles!
Prepare to be Breached
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterJuly 24th
Who needs the Invasive Drone? Or Dimensional Shifting? Now you can be Breached!
She's Back!
by Johannes Klarhauser, AmbassadorJuly 22nd
Sela has returned from her holiday trip to Cardassia...
Tacking Tuesday #4: Once More Unto the Breach, Once More
by Keith Morris, Assistant DesignerJuly 19th
Find out a little bit about Keith's ideas for and his experiences working on Tacking Into the Wind.
Extreme Measures
by Johannes Klarhauser, AmbassadorJuly 1st
Jean-Luc! Blow up the damn ship!
Tacking Into the Wind - Release Kit
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 1st
Don't miss out on the U.S.S. Enterprise-A alternate image promo foil, and requisition your Tacking Into the Wind release kit today!

June 2011

Tacking Tuesday #3: Sybok and his Chariot
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterJune 28th
How can the worst Star Trek movie produce two great cards?
Tacking Tuesday #1: Into the Wind
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Second Edition Lead DesignerJune 21st
Tacking Into the Wind, our eighth standard-size Second Edition virtual expansion and our tenth overall, is all about ships and it's coming August 5th.
Tacking Tuesday #2: What Brad Would See
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 21st
In the fine tradition of Mr. DeFruiter, here's a list of what he would see in Tacking Into the Wind, should he take a look.
Creative Team Members Needed
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 1st
If others would tremble before your encyclopedic knowledge of Star Trek, then you might be a great fit for one of our new Creative Team positions!

May 2011

2011 Continentals Promos
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 30th
Find out what virtual promos will be up for grabs at our 2011 Continental Championships!
It's a Party!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 6th
In celebration of the anniversary of the Chairman's birth, he offers forth a gift for everyone!

April 2011

April Fools! Coming in 2011: Living Witness
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 1st
The Continuing Committee is proud to bring you our first digital expansion, Living Witness, coming this summer to online play for both First and Second Edition.

March 2011

Virtual Starters Updated
by Torbjörn Lindquist, Freelance WriterMarch 28th
It is now about 8 months since the virtual starters were updated, and now it is time again.
DeckPADD 2.0.3 Update
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 21st
Jared Hoffman's DeckPADD has been updated to include Extreme Measures and the March 2011 Errata.

February 2011

Extreme Measures is Here!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 4th
Take your decks to the extreme with the fifty-four new virtual cards in Extreme Measures, available now!

January 2011

The Bajoran (Equinox) Resistance Team
by Charlie Plaine, Extreme Measures Assistant DesignerJanuary 31st
Learn about the new Bajoran Resistance team, and find out how a trio of mild-mannered (uncreative) designers were inspired by (ripped off) the Equinox to make a team unlike any other (that isn't really a team, strictly speaking.)
"Kirk to Deep Space 9: Beam me up"
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantJanuary 28th
James T. Kirk in a single headquarters Deep Space 9 deck? Richard Galen? Spock!? Madness! What's next? An Earth personnel that could get you up to 12 counters in free DS9 people for 5 points?...oh...
Inequitable Exchange
by James Hoskin, (Peak Performance) Assistant DesignerJanuary 27th
Thirteen months in the making.
Last Chance - Order Your Extreme Measures Release Kits!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 27th
The last day to order your Extreme Measures release kits is Saturday, January 30th, 2011 - so don't wait any longer!
Falsify Distress Signal
by Brad DeFruiter, Extreme Measures Lead DesignerJanuary 26th
Read Brad's take on one of the most talked about cards in Extreme Measures.
Green With Envy
by Nathan W, Staff WriterJanuary 25th
Two new Romulan cards in Extreme Measures may be just what the Tal Shiar ordered.
A Rich Tradition......of pure unadulterated Greed!
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterJanuary 24th
It figures...in a set featuring a theme of five points there Ferengi wouldnt settle for that and well, they want more.
Infinite Diversity #3: For the Cause!
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerJanuary 21st
The next set of Infinite Diversity draft packs is now here!
Extreme Measures - Release Kits After All!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 19th
We listened to your disappointment when we announced there would be no Extreme Measures release kit - and changed our mind! Now make sure to requisition your release kit, available for a limited time!
Extreme Measures: A Stranger In Town
by Conno Hendriksen, Make it So Runner UpJanuary 18th
Find out what card was designed by Conno Hendriksen (a.k.a WeyounsLastClone) as his reward for being a Make it So runner up!
Extreme Measures Is Imminent!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 17th
Extreme Measures, the next Second Edition virtual expansion, is coming on Friday, February 4th, 2011.
Extreme Measures: Queen to Queen's Level 3
by Nathan Miracle, Make it So Runner UpJanuary 14th
Find out what card was designed by Nathan Miracle (a.k.a GooeyChewie) as his reward for being a Make it So runner up!
What Brad Would See: Extreme Measures Edition
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 10th
If Brad were to take a look at the final version of Extreme Measures, what would he see?

December 2010

Vote for your new Diversity flavour
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerDecember 10th
Voting is now open for your new flavour of Infinite Diversity
More Diversity...
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerDecember 3rd
Time for another new Infinite Diversity theme pack.

November 2010

DeckPADD 2.0.2
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 6th
DeckPADD has been updated to include Peak Performance.

October 2010

Into the Delphic Expanse!
by Craig Giblett, Staff WriterOctober 19th
This article is a deck discussion and tournament report from a standard Second Edition tournament played on September 26, 2010. Craig discusses how he approached building a Starfleet Delphic Expanse deck, and how it fared in tournament play.

September 2010

Making A Virtual Splash (Part 3)
by Lucas ThompsonSeptember 25th
The conclusion to our splashable virtual cards series.
Making A Virtual Splash (Part 2)
by Lucas ThompsonSeptember 24th
Part 2 of our highlight of the "best of the best" virtual cards to splash into your current decks.
Making A Virtual Splash (Part 1)
by Lucas ThompsonSeptember 23rd
Want a quick overview of the best virtual cards to include in the decks you've already designed? Read on!
"Death... is Only the Beginning..."
by Kris Sonsteby, Staff WriterSeptember 6th
Assimilation, a fate worse than capture or death, has long been a strategy shrouded in mystery and speculation; it is often feared, but very seldom faced. Now that Peak Performance has arrived, that all could change.
Peak Performance Is Here!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 3rd
Grab your copy of the newest fifty-four (54) Second Edition cards now!

August 2010

Two Birds With 14 Pounds
by Brad DeFruiter, Second Edition Lead DesignerAugust 31st
What can you do with one stone?
Holding Cell
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterAugust 27th
Round up the usual suspects.
Gritty
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantAugust 25th
The new Starfleet cycle has some serious potential in the current meta-game. Set course for the Delphic Expanse.
How Do I Design a Card?
by Neil Timmons, 2009 World ChampionAugust 20th
Neil Timmons tells the story of his Design-a-Card prize!
How Do We Keep Our Balance? Tradition!
by Nathan W, Staff WriterAugust 17th
Peak Performance releases Friday, September 3, 2010. In this article we look at the Second Edition traditions on display in this expansion.
Peak Performance Release Kits!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 16th
Celebrate the release of Peak Performance in style with the Peak Performance release kit!
Peak Performance Is On the Horizon!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 13th
The long awaited seventh 2E virtual expansion, Peak Performance, will be released on Friday, September 3rd, 2010.
What Brad Sees: Peak Performance Edition
by Brad DeFruiter, 2E Lead DesignerAugust 13th
Do you see what Brad sees?

July 2010

Updated Virtual Starters
by Torbjörn Lindquist, Freelance WriterJuly 1st
With the recent release of Infinite Diversity, and some new printable promos available, the 14 virtual starters have been updated to make life even easier for new players.

June 2010

You Wanted War? We'll Give You War!
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerJune 1st
Your votes are in, and the next Infinite Diversity Draft option is now available!

May 2010

Making Infinite Diversity More Diverse Part 2
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerMay 17th
This is your chance to decide the future of Infinite Diversity.
Making Infinite Diversity More Diverse
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerMay 10th
Infinite Diversity is infinitely diverse on many levels. Let's explore just one more, shall we?

April 2010

A Holo(deck)
by Peter H. Møller, HoloaddictApril 27th
"I awaken into this world fully programmed, yet completely innocent, unaware of the hardships I will endure or the great potential I will one day fulfill."
Infinite Diversity Pre-release and Release Weekend Events
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlayApril 23rd
If you want to know where you can get your hands on an alternate-image Olarra promo to celebrate the release of Infinite Diversity, read on.
Explore IDIC With Infinite Diversity!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 23rd
Download your copy of Infinite Diversity today!
The Clown: Go Away
by Johannes Klarhauser, Knight of the Round TableApril 19th
"I told him we've already got one."
Hypospray
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterApril 16th
Hold still, this won't hurt.
The Rules of the Draft
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 15th
Find out exactly how the Infinite Diversity draft works!
Dilemma Diversity
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 14th
Find out how the new dilemmas in Infinite Diversity will bring new opportunities to your next dilemma pile!
Transport Crash Survivor
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterApril 13th
Please hold the line while we change the meta.
Diversify Your Personnel Portfolio
by Nathan W, Staff WriterApril 12th
Take personnel diversity to infinity...and beyond!
Infinite Diversity Arrives April 23rd
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 9th
Take your game to all new places as you explore what Infinite Diversity has to offer!

January 2010

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

Forging The Empire: A Starfleet Battle Deck
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 28th
Imagine a fleet of NX class starships imposing the will of humanity across the galaxy...
Allegiance: Virtual Release Promos
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 25th
Even though our store is down, we didn't want you to miss out on the fun of a release kit!
Declare Your Allegiance!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 25th
Allegiance, the sixth virtual expansion from The Continuing Committee, is now available for download.
Rule of Acquisition #52
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantDecember 21st
The past Ferengi that appeared in the Enterprise episode "Acquisition" were definitely followers of the 52nd Rule of Acquisition - "Never ask when you can take." By working together, they can take "the direct approach.
Allegiance: A New Archer
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterDecember 18th
An Alien/Human/Ikaaran personnel completes the Starfleet team in Allegiance. Is she worth playing?
Allegiance: A New Captain of the Enterprise
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterDecember 16th
What would a ship be without a Commander? Find out more about Captain Lorian and the new Starfleet mechanics in Allegiance.
Allegiance: A New Future Enterprise
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterDecember 14th
In Second Edition, things are different. This time, the Future Enterprise is actually from the past.
Allegiance: Kirk and His Enterprise
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterDecember 11th
Completing the week of text spoilers from the 1979 film Star Trek: The Motion Picture, here is a picture (without the actual pictures) of the Admiral and his ship. Then, an idea for a deck to make use of the whole Motion Picture team from Allegiance.
Allegiance: Old Faces on the Enterprise
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterDecember 9th
Monday's text spoilers showed the new faces on the Enterprise. Now, let's take a look at (well, almost take a look at) two of the old faces from the 1979 film Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
Allegiance: New Faces on the Enterprise
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterDecember 7th
Is there a better way to start the week than with spoilers? This week you'll get to see (well, almost see) the team from the 1979 film Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
Team Deathmatch: Equinox vs. DS9
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantDecember 7th
You heard about it. You've been eagerly anticipating it with bated breath. Now here it is, possibly the first in a series depending on if team TOS and/or Team Starfleet and/or Team Ferengi have the guts. LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLE!!!
"If I Were Federation Commander..." Part II
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantDecember 1st
In Part I of this article, you were teased with hints of a new O'Brien, you got to see a great new Quark, you found out that there -- sadly -- isn't a new Jadzia, and together, we got the first part of the deck built before coming "Under Siege." In Part II, we will finish the deck, see the rest of Team DS9, and throw down a Gauntlet.

November 2009

"If I Were Federation Commander..." Part I
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantNovember 30th
If you are someone who desperately wishes the Deep Space 9 faction had more competitive deck designs, then you need to read this two-part 'article with decklist' piece. If you just want more information on "Allegiance", you should read this article. If you are looking to save money on car insurance, get lost. Brad's opinion notwithstanding, this is a great article. :)
Allegiance: Anything to Get Home
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 27th
Check out the rest of the Equinox crew, and see how they work in action.
Allegiance: Reloading
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 24th
Find out how the Equinox personnel get the things they need, and keep the engines burning hot on their quest to get home.
Allegiance: Fuel For the Fire
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 23rd
Learn all about the crew of the U.S.S. Equinox and just how far they are willing to go to get home.
Allegiance: Lots of Little Pieces
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 20th
Find out some of the history and some of the contents of the upcoming virtual expansion, Allegiance.
Virtual Promo Update
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 15th
Find out about many of the missing virtual promos with today's update.
Virtual Format Play
by Torbjörn Lindquist, Freelance WriterNovember 12th
Virtual format is a good format for getting new players into the game since all players are on an equal footing when it comes to card availability. It is also a bit of a challenge to build good decks with limited card availability.
Giving Your Starter a Boost (Part 2)
by Keith "Foreman" Morris, Freelance WriterNovember 11th
Keith brings us Part 2 of his article on how to improve your starter decks... virtually.
Giving Your Starter a Boost (Part 1)
by Keith "Foreman" Morris, Freelance WriterNovember 10th
So, you got your hands on a starter of Star Trek CCG, and played a few games, and now you are ready to start building your own decks... but you're not sure your budget can handle buying a lot of cards. Read this article to get some advice on using virtual cards to give your starters a boost.
DeckPADD 1.7.6 Now Available
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 8th
The long awaited updated for DeckPADD featuring the cards from This Side of Paradise also features all the cards from The 15th Anniversary Collection.
Changeling Infiltrator
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantNovember 5th
The best person to pose as is someone who can't possibly expose you as a fraud. So let's get back to the good old days of impersonating captives.
The Best Evek Yet
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantNovember 3rd
Forget all those other Eveks. This is the one you will play with. I guarantee it. You will consider playing Cardassians in high-level play again because of this Evek. I guarantee that, too.

October 2009

Legacy - Left Behind and Repressed Message
by James Hoskin, Assistant DesignerOctober 29th
Tales from one small part of the Legacy design team.
Legacy - Memories of the Early Years
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerOctober 27th
When asked to design a card to celebrate 15 years, what did I look to?
Exocomp
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterOctober 27th
Doing dirty work for others since 2369.
15th Anniversary Release Kits Now Available
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 19th
Tournament directors that have run at least one sanctioned tournament may purchase the release kit for The 15th Anniversary Collection.
The 15th Anniversary Collection
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 16th
The 15th Anniversary Collection arrives on Friday, November 6, 2009.

September 2009

Last Chance to Decide the Things Past!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 26th
Just four polls left for you to help decide which cards will appear in Things Past!

August 2009

Tournament Kits and V-Promo Schedule
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerAugust 21st
Revealed at GenCon, The Continuing Committee is proud to announce that future prize kits will include new foil v-promo cards. Also detailed is the schedule for release and distribution of all v-promo cards.
Paradise Has Arrived!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 14th
Enhance your game with the latest virtual expansion from The Continuing Committee.
Sao Paulo
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeAugust 11th
She's got some pretty big shoes to fill.
Naomi's Fabulous Temporal Voyager Deck
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 10th
Take the new Naomi Wildman. Mix in a pile of Temporal events. The result? You've got yourself a fresh new Voyager deck. Fabulous!
The Captain's "Guest"
by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefAugust 10th
Being a starship Captain does have its rewards...
Federation Point Shenanigans
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 5th
With six new cards released today, let's see if we can use Jenna D'Sora, Nella Daren and Rayna Kapec together in a deck.
Design Log: Good or Bad? Why Not Both?
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerAugust 4th
How a new card is inspired by not one or two, but three different themes...
Neela and the Battling Assassins
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 4th
This Side of Paradise introduces a second Bajoran assassin. Now you, too, can build a Bajoran assassin deck.
A Q Scorned
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeAugust 3rd
A mortal woman hath no fury...

July 2009

Alynna Nechayev (Adamant Admiral)
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterJuly 31st
If she wants it done right, she'll have to do it herself.
Her Name Is Mudd
by Richard New, Assistant DesignerJuly 30th
How can the Venus Drug help your deck?
Design Log: Watching a Daughter Grow Up
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerJuly 29th
It's not often you get to watch your daughter grow up in just a few months...
Lending a Hand
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeJuly 28th
What do you do when two of your buddies are about to get in a nasty bar fight in west river South Dakota? You lend a hand of course!
Deal With the Count Man
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterJuly 28th
Ezri goes locking out the key personnel.
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!
This Side of Paradise Release Events
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 27th
The Continuing Committee invites you to celebrate the release of This Side of Paradise with a release weekend tournament that offers special prizes!
Leeta and M'Pella
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeJuly 24th
Seduction or Devotion? If you were forced to choose between a woman so devoted she would die at your command or one who could seduce the collar off a priest, who would you choose? Well, you wont have to.
Polywater Intoxication
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeJuly 20th
...and a lot of it.
Track Survivors
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterJuly 15th
Hey, at least it had Bonnie from 'Knight Rider' in it.
Kalenna (Sentry)
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJuly 8th
After an eleven-week break without writing an article, James Hoskin is back with a spoiler from the new expansion - This Side of Paradise.
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!

June 2009

This Side of Paradise Brings You a Warm Welcome!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 29th
Check out the first official spoiler from August's This Side of Paradise: Warm Welcome!
How Well Will You Handle the Wild Side?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 26th
Get a special sneak peek from the fourth Second Edition virtual expansion, This Side of Paradise, this weekend at either the Australian or North American Continental Championships.

May 2009

Karl Jaeger
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeMay 4th
- No No, the other Jaeger! The Original Series geologist. - Jaeger? That's your name, Hoss. - Shut up, Donny.

April 2009

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!

March 2009

Post Garrison...I mean...Jem'Hadar Entrenchment
by Kevin Jaeger, Player's RepresentativeMarch 18th
Then we will hold this world for the Dominion...until we die.

February 2009

Prophecy
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 27th
Explore the Delta Quadrant with the Klingon Empire, in this deck inspired by Raise the Stakes.
Leverage
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterFebruary 13th
Why would you want to willingly place your personnel in an opponent's Brig? Find out here.
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!
The Romulan Art of War
by Michael van Breemen, Freelance WriterFebruary 9th
The clever combatant imposes his will on the enemy, but does not allow the enemy's will to be imposed on him. - Sun Tzu
Raise the Stakes Update for DeckPADD!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 3rd
DeckPADD 1.7.5 has been released, featuring all the cards from Raise the Stakes.

January 2009

The Stakes are Raised!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 30th
Raise the Stakes, the third virtual expansion from The Continuing Committtee, is now available for download - featuring ninety (90) new cards!
Miner Revolt
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeJanuary 29th
"Oh Please Dear? I've got news for you: The Supreme Court has ROUNDLY REJECTED PRIOR RESTRAINT!!!!"
Explore Extradimensional World
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterJanuary 28th
Now you see me...now you don't.
Punishment Box
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJanuary 27th
Tales from the Raise the Stakes design team - Part VI.
Coordinated Counterattack
by Kevin Jaeger, Player's RepresentativeJanuary 23rd
"They finally did it...they killed my car." "Vee screw you up, Man! Ve take ze money! Ve believe in nussing Lebowski! Nussing!"
Syrran (Desert Wind) and T'Les (Syrrannite)
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJanuary 20th
Tales from the Raise the Stakes design team - Part V.
Full Complement
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterJanuary 19th
Kirk: "The away team will consist of myself, Mr. Spock, Scotty, Dr. McCoy, and Ensign Ricky." Ricky: "Ah, crap."
Last Week to Submit AI Promo Votes!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 17th
This week is the final week to cast your votes for the alternate-image (AI) cards you'd most like to see as promos in future releases!
Cal Hudson (Convincing Recruiter) and Javert (Maquis Flagship)
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJanuary 14th
Tales from the Raise the Stakes design team - Part IV.
Ensnared
by Kevin Jaeger, Player's RepresentativeJanuary 13th
She probably kidnapped herself. She owes money all over town...to known pornographers...It's all a...fake. Like Lenin said, you look to the person who will benefit..."I am the Walrus" - Shut up, Donny.
Rokassa (Tampering Vessel) and Nador (Curious Commander)
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterJanuary 12th
You can tell that you watch too much Star Trek if you know where the name "Rokassa" comes from without looking it up.
Shape the Future: Pick Your Promos!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 9th
Help The Continuing Committee decide which cards to make into alternate-image promo cards, and get a chance to win a trilogy of novels!
Wariness and Taibak (Prodigious Conditioner)
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJanuary 9th
Tales from the Raise the Stakes design team - Part III.
Kira Nerys (Lela)
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterJanuary 8th
...and here's another one! Will the designers ever run out of ideas for new Kiras?
Favor the Bold
by Kevin Jaeger, Player's RepresentativeJanuary 7th
There's an old saying. Fortune Favors the Bold...well...if you complete a mission more than once, then you should get something for it...and boy can you get a benefit.
Causal Recursion ... ... ... ... Causal Recursion
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeJanuary 6th
"We can't afford to second guess ourselves. We'll stay on this heading."
Will You Be Ready to Raise the Stakes?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 4th
The latest virtual expansion from The Continuing Committee will be released worldwide on January 30, 2009.

December 2008

Kathryn Janeway (Regretful Leader)
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterDecember 19th
Tales from the Raise the Stakes design team - Part II.
Defensive Upgrades
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterDecember 18th
"I heartily endorse the use of this card." -Rishon Uxbridge, 1E Veteran
Geordi LaForge (Battleship Engineer)
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterDecember 17th
Tales from the Raise the Stakes design team - Part I
Always Welcome
by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefDecember 16th
"I should have done this long ago."
"You were always welcome."
William Ross "Temporary" Ally
by Kevin Jaeger, Player's RepresentativeDecember 15th
He's a big help. Act now while supplies last!
Raise the Stakes: Wrapper Week!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 14th
The cards featured on Johnny Holeva's excellent flow pack wrapper graphic for Raise the Stakes will be revealed this week!

November 2008

Make a Statement
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 24th
Raise the Stakes is all about big costs and big effects... and sometimes, that means letting your opponent know how far you're willing to go.
Prototypical
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 18th
Check out the first official spoiler from the upcoming Virtual Expansion, Raise the Stakes!
Ante Up
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 14th
It's time to put up or shut up. Go big, or go home. In short: it's time to Raise the Stakes
Any Mission, Any Time
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 10th
Like Excelsior, The Continuing Committee begins its own "Great Experiment," and your participation and feedback will be key to the future.

August 2008

Chula: Unfortunate Roll
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 15th
The sixth Chula dilemma to be released for Second Edition likes things to be odd.
Are You Ready for Favor the Bold?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 15th
Favor the Bold is officially available! Your dilemma piles will never be the same again!
Artificial Wormhole
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 8th
Anyone with nostalgia for the days of First Edition Wormhole decks can ease their longing with this card.
Klag (Second Officer)
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterAugust 7th
Klag is a survivor, and so are his friends.
Favor the Bold Contest #3 Results: Subliminal Signal
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerAugust 6th
Did you guess correctly? And just what's the big deal with threes anyway?
Arak'Taral (Suspicious Second)
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 6th
If you thought that Dominion decks using Remata'Klan to avoid random selections were annoying, just wait until you see Arak'Taral.
Reyga, Part 1
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterAugust 5th
"Hello Reyga. Follow the White Rabbit. Knock Knock."
Reyga, Part 2: Revolutions
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterAugust 5th
I know Kung Fu.
Delivery Boy
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterAugust 5th
Flower Power
Uninvited
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterAugust 1st
Sometimes you dislike someone so much that any time they show up, they're an unwanted guest...an uninvited guest...and all you want to do is un-invite them. Problem is, sometimes they have way more power than you...
Favor the Bold Contest #2 Results: The Undiscovered Country
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 1st
When Favor the Bold is released, how will you put The Undiscovered Country to use?

July 2008

Hindrance
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJuly 29th
Never has a card been more aptly titled. Hindrance really will be a big hindrance when you have to face it.
Favor the Bold Contest #3: Mysterious Threes...
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerJuly 28th
The number three keeps showing up all over the place. Can you guess how often?
Favor the Bold Contest #2: The Undiscovered Gametext
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 25th
Can you correctly identify the game text on one of the cards in Favor the Bold?
Kira Nerys: Defiant LEADER
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterJuly 25th
Kevin Jaeger stands before the masses to talk about the new Kira. Don't kill the messenger.
Favor the Bold Contest #1 Results: She's a Leader!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 25th
Check out the 15th version of Kira Nerys - Defiant Leader!
Key Dilemmas #4 - Klingon Law
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerJuly 24th
The Klingons are the focus of the fourth article in this eight-part series, as we look at a new dilemma to enhance an old deck.
Psychiatrists Gone Wild
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterJuly 23rd
"Yes Captain, we met at that party last night. I was the raven-haired brunette whose skirt you were chasing. I think you're nice but we should schedule an appointment to discuss your mom issues."
The Clown: On His Throne
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJuly 22nd
Joining the ranks of Bitter Medicine and Guillotine, comes a new Clown dilemma. This time he's just On His Throne. How bad can that be?
Key Dilemmas #3 - Skeptical Superior
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerJuly 21st
The third article this eight-part series examines one of the more versatile dilemmas in the cycle, and some of the different deck types that you could build around it.
Ajur and Boratus, Temporal Thieves
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterJuly 18th
Vorgons like a dramatic entrance. Where's the smoke machine when you need it...?
FtB Contest #1: The Next Kira
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 18th
Is there a new Kira in Favor the Bold? Of course there is!
Key Dilemmas #2 - Treachery Running Deep
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerJuly 17th
This second article in the eight-part series examines how a single dilemma can change your entire dilemma deck strategy.
What Brad Sees in Favor the Bold
by The Brad DeFruiter, Lead DesignerJuly 15th
Look at Favor the Bold through Brad's eyes.
Key Dilemmas #1 - Let Them Worry
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerJuly 14th
The first in an eight-part series examining a new cycle of dilemmas, and how they'll change the way you build your deck.
Husnock Ship
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerJuly 14th
Roughly five times the mass of the Enterprise, and carrying enough armament to pulverize a planet... doesn't sound like the kind of ship you'd want hanging around your missions, deos it?
Will Your Fortunes Favor the Bold?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 11th
The second virtual expansion - Favor the Bold - is coming. Are you ready to find out how your fortunes will fare?

June 2008

DeckPADD Updated for The Undiscovered Country
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 3rd
With our apologies for the delay, DeckPADD 1.7.3 has been released, featuring all the cards from The Undiscovered Country.

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!
Virtual Card Policy
by Matt Kirk, Director of Organized PlayMay 9th
Guidelines for using printouts in TCC-sanctioned tournament play.
Treasured Collectibles
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterMay 9th
How much is that in equipment, please?
Happy Release Day!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 9th
The Continuing Committee is proud to celebrate the release of the first Virtual Expansion, The Undiscovered Country. Are you prepared for the future?
Nog and Jake
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterMay 7th
It's time for Deep Space Nine players to do more than just protect their stuff. It's time to go on the offensive and start getting what they want. Kevin Jaeger talks about how Deep Space Nine decks are going to get nasty.
Which Weyoun Was Which?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 2nd
Did you untangle the quantum temporal anomaly and figure out which Weyoun was real?

April 2008

Kes (Experienced Ocampa)
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterApril 30th
During playtesting, Kes was known as Kes ("with better pic"). Does this version really look better than Kes (Curious Ocampa)? Find out here!
The Cost of Freedom
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterApril 29th
Over 900,000,000 Cardassians paid with their lives for attempted freedom from the Dominion. Fortunately, you don’t need that many personnel in your deck to use The Cost of Freedom.
The Perils of Peacemaking
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterApril 28th
You just hit your opponent with a Gomtuu Shock Wave? Add insult to injury with this new interrupt!
TUC Contest #2: Which Weyoun is Which?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 25th
Five Weyouns stand before one... but only one appears in The Undiscovered Country. Can you guess which, and get a Tragic Turn foil?
Three of Twelve (Specialty Drone)
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterApril 24th
A drone that caters to a rather unique audience.
Meat Harvest
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterApril 22nd
"We are the Borg. You are not safe anywhere. We have adapted to your evasive strategies. You cannot hide. You will be assimilated."
The Conscience of the King
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterApril 21st
Much like Overwhelmed or Tragic Turn, you’ll be building your whole dilemma pile around this one card.
Aid Legendary Civilization
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterApril 18th
Placing personnel under your deck after you complete a mission? That sounds like Survey New World - Mark II.
Portmaster Laurence T. Stone
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterApril 18th
The Original Series gets its own bottom of the draw deck mechanic...and yes, it involves upgrading a personnel.
TUC Contest #1: The Results!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 18th
Congratulations to Brian Gondek, the randomly selected winner for our first The Undiscovered Country contest!
U.S.S. Enterprise-D (Salvaged Ship)
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterApril 14th
“I now declare this ship to be a loss and open to claim according to the Ferengi Salvage Code.”
Playing to Lose
by Charlie Plaine, Assistant DesignerApril 11th
It's turn six, and your opponent has just completed his second mission. You're losing 65-0, and you couldn't be happier. Find out why, inside.
Debate Over Dinner
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterApril 9th
With this new event from The Undiscovered Country, people are gonna start digging through their binder pages. An old strategy is about to find new life. "No it won't." "Yes it will." "No it won't." "Yes it will."
Once More Unto the Breach
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterApril 8th
"You have never experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon." - Chancellor Gorkon
Gaila (Arms Dealer)
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterApril 8th
What's better than preventing stops? Preventing stops and being rewarded for it! Quark's cousin will strike some amazing deals for you.
Mixing Up the Matrix
by Charlie Plaine, Assistant DesignerApril 4th
How much do you really know about the use of skills on dilemmas? Be prepared for things to change in The Undiscovered Country.
TUC Contest #1: What Might That Be?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 4th
Win a Tragic Turn foil in this first of many contests to come!
Instigate Dissension
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterApril 3rd
Are you ready for a potentially meta-changing dilemma? Kevin Jaeger discusses just such a card from The Undiscovered Country that might change the face of World Championship level play.
Azetbur (Visionary Chancellor)
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterApril 2nd
Have a look at the first spoiler from The Undiscovered Country!
The Undiscovered Country's Big Secret
by Brad DeFruiter, Lead DesignerApril 1st
Did we get you? April Fool's!

February 2008

The Undiscovered Country
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 18th
The Continuing Committee is proud to announce the arrival of the 1st Virtual Expansion on 9 May 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!