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May 2019

Self-Control Unleashed
by James Heaney, Assistant DesignerMay 6th
What's a Wagon Train To The Stars without a few monsters along the trail?

April 2019

Errata for the Beginning of April
by Matthew Zinno, Lirpa OwnerApril 1st
Aim is taken at the 22nd Century powerhouse

March 2019

Errata Marches Onward
by Matthew Zinno, Errata Team LeaderMarch 4th
I'm happy to say that one of these cards sucks.

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.

December 2018

Ending Backwards Compatibility
by Charlie Plaine, Acting First Edition Brand ManagerDecember 29th
Backwards compatible cards will no longer be legal for First Edition events as of Monday, February 4th, 2019.
The Host that Time Forgot
by Paddy Tye, First Edition Creative ManagerDecember 22nd
Dax's Valeyard?

November 2018

The Vulcan Hello Again
by Matthew Zinno, Errata Team LeaderNovember 5th
In a regular monthly update, several Vulcan cards receive errata and re-enter circulation.

December 2017

December Errata: My Mind to Your Mind
by Matthew Zinno, Errata Team LeaderDecember 4th
Errata for Vulcan Mindmeld and some friends.

September 2017

Star Trek @ 51
by Paddy Tye, First Edition Creative ManagerSeptember 30th
A year on from the 50th anniversary, how have the cards from the 1E anniversary set changed the game?

July 2017

The Seven Cards You'll Meet on Vulcan
by Kaufman, Staff WriterJuly 24th
Before we look forward to the wonders of the Pre-Warp pack, let's take a look at those that have come before.
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.
Double-0 Sopek
by Paddy Tye, Illogical OperativeJune 23rd
Cast your goldeneye over the various Intelligence agencies who issue a licence to kill...
The Pre-Warp Pack is Now Available
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 23rd
The Pre-Warp Pack, featuring eighteen (18) cards previewing the new Vulcan affiliation, is now available.
Letting Vulcan Crash on Your Couch
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 19th
The Pre-Warp Pack, a set of eighteen (18) First Edition cards offering a preview of the new Vulcan affiliation, will be available Friday, June 23rd.
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.
June Errata
by Matthew Zinno, 1E Errata Team LeaderJune 5th
Three cards come off the ban list, and other changes.

May 2017

One May Errata. Ah-ah-ah.
by Matthew Zinno, 1E Errata Team LeaderMay 1st
A single change, to Habit of Disappearing.

April 2017

Core Block Cardlist
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 5th
Find out more about the new Core Block Cardlist.
Broken Bow Has an Errata Supplement
by Matthew Zinno, 1E Errata Team LeaderApril 3rd
Nine errata cards to accompany the new expansion.

March 2017

Broken Bow's Block Rotation
by Charlie Plaine, Acting First Edition Brand ManagerMarch 22nd
The release of Broken Bow will trigger the third rotation of the Block card pool.

December 2016

December Errata
by Matthew Zinno, 1E Errata Team LeaderDecember 24th
Six card revisions, including one coming off the ban list.
Backwards Compatible Cards Leaving First Edition
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 12th
As the result of the public vote, Backwards Compatible Cards will be leaving First Edition; details contained in this article.

November 2016

Promo Series K Error
by Cristoffer Wiker, First Edition Brand ManagerNovember 4th
Dr. Gillian Taylor got promoted by accident. We are fixing it!

September 2016

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?

August 2016

Project Chandelier – Pre-release Tournament at Worlds in London
by Paddy Tye, Secret Squirrel and Keeper of “special things”August 9th
Yet another reason that you really need to get those tickets to London...

July 2016

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.

May 2016

Point/Counterpoint: The Future of Backwards Compatible Cards
by Department of First EditionMay 2nd
Today we're discussing the future of Backwards Compatible cards in First Edition. This article contains arguments for keeping them and for removing them, and a survey where you can vote and comment.

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

First Edition and The Future: Part II
by Cristoffer Wiker, First Edition Brand Manager and Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 7th
Find out what The Continuing Committee has planned for the next three years of First Edition.

October 2015

October First Edition Errata
by Cristoffer Wiker, First Edition Brand ManagerOctober 7th
We apologize for the late delivery but here is October's Errata for First Edition. A few cards have seen changes with the release of Crossover.

August 2015

Crossover and the 2015 First Edition Championship
by Cristoffer Wiker, First Edition Brand ManagerAugust 27th
Crossover will not be legal for the 2015 First Edition World Championship.

June 2015

The Watchlist
by Cristoffer Wiker, First Edition Brand ManagerJune 19th
To be more transparent in what's going on, we are introducing the Watch list so players can keep track of what cards the Errata team is looking at.
Block's Little Helper
by Cristoffer Wiker, First Edition Brand ManagerJune 4th
What's in Block, have a hard time remembering? Well, look no further: we have the solution for you!
June Ban Update
by Cristoffer Wiker, First Edition Brand ManagerJune 2nd
A new card has been added to the Ban list.

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.
Everything's Alternate
by Paddy Tye, Creative Tinkerer and Warden of the NorthMay 29th
A look at the Alternate Image cards offered in Homefront VI.
Survey: What about Block?
by Cristoffer Wiker, First Edition Brand ManagerMay 9th
First Edition Design is looking to the community to help us shape the future of Block and the game as a whole. The some time to complete our survey.

April 2015

Errata Time!
by Cristoffer Wiker, First Edition Brand ManagerApril 6th
It's time for a double treat. First off, we are unveiling the First Edition Errata Team. Second, we have a bunch of errata to breath life into a couple of old cards, update some with better spelling and to make function as intended.

March 2015

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!

February 2015

Missing Something?
by Cristoffer Wiker, First Edition Brand ManagerFebruary 8th
Some alternate boarder images maybe?

December 2014

10 Most Awesome-Looking First Edition Cards of 2014
by Johnny Holeva, Art DirectorDecember 30th
’Tis the season for Top Ten Lists! The rules of this list are simple: The 1E card must be from 2014 and the card must look awesome.

July 2014

Survey: Checking In on Block
by Corbin Johnson, First Edition DesignerJuly 7th
First Edition Design is looking to the community to help us shape the future of Block and the game as a whole. A few minutes of your time to complete our survey will be an enormous help.
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.
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

Warp Pack: Emissary
by Charlie Plaine, Warp Pack Emissary Lead DesignerApril 11th
Six (6) new cards join the pool of First Edition cards with today's release of Warp Pack: Emissary!

March 2014

First Edition "Business Card" Promo Now Available
by Jeremy Benedict, Chief AmbassadorMarch 31st
You asked for it, First Edition players, and it's finally here!
March Errata
by Jon Carter, First Edition Rules MasterMarch 3rd
A few errata to balance TNG. No rules update.

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.

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.

June 2013

June Rules and Errata for First Edition
by Jon Carter, First Edition Rules MasterJune 3rd
Basic update, nothing major... except FMO errata

February 2013

Pick Your Promos! We Want Your Help!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 14th
Help us decide the upcoming series of virtual promos with your input!

January 2013

A-Tent-ion: A First Edition Gift
by Jordan Leung, First Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 22nd
A brand new Q's Tent is our gift to First Edition players as part of our Fifth Anniversary celebration!

January 2012

First Edition and The Future
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJanuary 23rd
Chairman Charlie Plaine outlines plans for the next few years of First Edition design, development, and organized play.
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!

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!

June 2011

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

BaH! To the Future
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 4th
Fight your enemies in more ways than ever before with BaH!, a virtual reprint collection for First Edition.

November 2009

New Icons for First Edition
by Seth ClaybrookNovember 9th
New icons on First Edition cards? Here is a quick briefing on these latest additions to the game.

August 2009

First Edition Virtual Cards
by Jeremy Commandeur, First Edition DirectorAugust 28th
The First Edition design team is looking for feedback on what upcoming virtual cards should focus on. This is your chance to shape the future of the game.
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.

April 2009

Tribunal of Q
by Jeremy Commandeur, First Edition DirectorApril 16th
Just in time for Regional Season, the first Virtual Promo for First Edition arrives... and it promises to change the game for the better.
First Edition Virtual Promos
by Seth Claybrook, First Edition Graphic DesignerApril 14th
We are fast approaching the release of brand new virtual cards for First Edition. Take a look at the new Virtual Promotional Icon for First Edition.

February 2009

First Edition Updates!
by Jeremy Commandeur, First Edition DirectorFebruary 27th
Lions (Personas), Tigers (Special Downloads) and Bears (Hi-Res Files), Oh My!

December 2008

Future Imperfect
by Seth Claybrook, Packaging AficionadoDecember 15th
The Continuing Committee has created unique expansion icons to help differentiate older sets. Take a peek into the thought process behind the design of these new icons.

May 2008

Virtual Card Policy
by Matt Kirk, Director of Organized PlayMay 9th
Guidelines for using printouts in TCC-sanctioned tournament play.