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December 2018

Creative Work: Kortar
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorDecember 3rd
Let's take a look at the story behind Kortar.

November 2018

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.

June 2018

Far away from home, in need of some therapy
by James Monsebroten, Staff WriterJune 14th
When you're stranded far from home you may just need some Group Therapy to hold things together.

March 2018

The Puns, They Hit Me
by Maggie Geppert, Vice ChairmanMarch 15th
I saw this card and my head went full-on story mode.

October 2017

I Gave You a Hint Last Time
by Maggie Geppert, Vice ChairmanOctober 30th
Vulcan Zombies!
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.
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."
The Old Undead Vorta Ploy
by Michael Shea, DesignerOctober 12th
“What have they done to him?”
The Very Flower of Humanity
by Maggie Geppert, Next in LineOctober 10th
Living in the Mirror Universe is tough; some might even say agonizing.

May 2017

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!

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.
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.

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.

April 2016

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...
One Smashed Puzzle
by Ross Fertel, Puzzling WriterApril 12th
In honor of Phase II, solve this puzzle and get double spoilers.

November 2015

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!
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.

June 2015

Quantum of Thirty-Four
by James Cream, Staff WriterJune 26th
How many personnel should one send on a mission attempt?
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?

April 2015

Dominating Tactics
by Nicholas Yankovec, Second Edition Brand ManagerApril 1st
The Dominion are becoming a force to be reckoned with...

December 2014

Sito Jaxa
by Pat Bortz, Guest WriterDecember 10th
Today's card shows us the benefit of having a Bajoran officer on the Federation Flagship.
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

Friendly Fire
by Pat Bortz, Guest WriterNovember 28th
What would go well with the Decipher draft set, Dangerous Missions?
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.
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.

September 2014

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.
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!
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!

March 2014

Science Fiction
by Johannes Klarhauser, AmbassadorMarch 6th
Putting the Science back into Science Fiction

December 2013

There's No Time Like The Future
by Amber Van Breemen, Guest WriterDecember 4th
Remember when there were Top 5 Articles for each of the Second Edition affiliations / factions? No? Well it was a long time ago. So long ago that you might need a timeship to revisit them.

February 2013

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.
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.

September 2012

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.

June 2012

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.
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.

December 2011

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.
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.

July 2011

Prepare to be Breached
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterJuly 24th
Who needs the Invasive Drone? Or Dimensional Shifting? Now you can be Breached!
Extreme Measures
by Johannes Klarhauser, AmbassadorJuly 1st
Jean-Luc! Blow up the damn ship!

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?

January 2011

"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.
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.
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: 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!

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!

August 2010

Holding Cell
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterAugust 27th
Round up the usual suspects.

April 2010

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.
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!

March 2010

Cardassia Takes Command
by Kenny NguyenMarch 16th
The Central Command has inspired a resurgence in the popularity of Cardassian decks. Read all about one such deck.

December 2009

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: 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.

November 2009

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.
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 - 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.

August 2009

Sao Paulo
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeAugust 11th
She's got some pretty big shoes to fill.
The Captain's "Guest"
by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefAugust 10th
Being a starship Captain does have its rewards...
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...
A Q Scorned
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeAugust 3rd
A mortal woman hath no fury...

July 2009

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.
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.

May 2009

Is Racial Tension Worth It?
by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefMay 13th
Ever wonder just how effective Racial Tension is?
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.

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

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.

January 2009

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."
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.
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."

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!

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.

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.
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.
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."
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...

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.
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.
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...?
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.
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?
Top 16 from 15 and 14
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterJuly 7th
Kevin Jaeger gives a top 16 list of The Undiscovered Country and What You Leave Behind cards he expects to see at Continentals and Worlds.

May 2008

Treasured Collectibles
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterMay 9th
How much is that in equipment, please?
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.

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!
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.
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.
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!