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March 2009

Claim Your Share of the Latinum!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 23rd
The first Ferengi Exchange Raffle has been completed, and there are still over twenty-five (25) unclaimed prizes! Is one of them yours?
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.
Into the Final Frontier, Part 9 - Joining the Interstellar Community (1 of 1)
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterMarch 12th
Into the Final Frontier is a series of articles for newcomers to the Star Trek Customizable Card Game. In this ninth and final installment of the series, James Hoskin points you in the direction of the worldwide Star Trek CCG community.
Into the Final Frontier, Part 8 - Dealing With Dilemmas (1 of 1)
by Nathan Miracle; Updated by James Hoskin, Staff WriterMarch 11th
Into the Final Frontier is a series of articles for newcomers to the Star Trek Customizable Card Game. In this eighth installment of the series, Nathan Miracle guides you through the creation of a straightforward but effective dilemma pile.
Into the Final Frontier, Part 7 - Provisioning Your Draw Deck (1 of 2)
by Chris Heard; Updated by James Hoskin, Staff WriterMarch 10th
Into the Final Frontier is a series of articles for newcomers to the Star Trek Customizable Card Game. In this seventh installment of the series, Chris Heard offers advice on cards to complete your first deck.
Into the Final Frontier, Part 7 - Provisioning Your Draw Deck (2 of 2)
by Chris Heard; Updated by James Hoskin, Staff WriterMarch 10th
(See description above.)
Dave Kuck Joins The Continuing Committee
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 7th
Dave Kuck has accepted our offer to join The Continuing Committee as the new North American Continental Coordinator!
Into the Final Frontier, Part 6 - Choosing Missions and Personnel (1 of 1)
by Ron Oliver; Updated by James Hoskin, Staff WriterMarch 4th
Into the Final Frontier is a series of articles for newcomers to the Star Trek Customizable Card Game. In this sixth installment of the series, Ron Oliver offers some advice on building your first deck.
The 2009 Australian Continentals Are Coming!
by Matthyas Kiraly, Australian OP CoordinatorMarch 4th
A summary of preliminary information for the 2009 Australian Continentals.
Into the Final Frontier, Part 5 - Choosing a Headquarters (1 of 4)
by Chris Heard; Updated by James Hoskin, Staff WriterMarch 2nd
One way to design a new deck is to start by choosing your headquarters. This article aims to help you differentiate between the 15 existing headquarters.
Into the Final Frontier, Part 5 - Choosing a Headquarters (2 of 4)
by Chris Heard; Updated by James Hoskin, Staff WriterMarch 2nd
(See description above.)
Into the Final Frontier, Part 5 - Choosing a Headquarters (3 of 4)
by Chris Heard; Updated by James Hoskin, Staff WriterMarch 2nd
(See description above.)
Into the Final Frontier, Part 5 - Choosing a Headquarters (4 of 4)
by Chris Heard; Updated by James Hoskin, Staff WriterMarch 2nd
(See description above.)
A Statement About Prizes and Shipments
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 1st
Find out more about the problems with prize shipments and how they're being addressed.
The Global Challenge
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMarch 1st
The fifth Chairman's Challenge is open to all players of both editions all over the world!

February 2009

Prophecy
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 27th
Explore the Delta Quadrant with the Klingon Empire, in this deck inspired by Raise the Stakes.
Into the Final Frontier, Part 4 - Customizing Your Starter Decks (1 of 3)
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterFebruary 27th
Into the Final Frontier is a series of articles for newcomers to the Star Trek Customizable Card Game. In this fourth installment of the series, James Hoskin offers some advice on customizing your starter deck.
Into the Final Frontier, Part 4 - Customizing Your Starter Decks (2 of 3)
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterFebruary 27th
Into the Final Frontier, Part 4 - Customizing Your Starter Decks (3 of 3)
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterFebruary 27th
Into the Final Frontier, Part 3 - Expanding Your Power in the Universe (1 of 1)
by Chris Heard and Darren LacosteFebruary 26th
So, you have a starter deck or two, and you're looking to add additional cards to your collection. Where do you start? Read this article to hear our suggestions.
Additional Tournament Formats for Regionals
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 21st
Additional event formats are now available for the 2009 Regional Championship Events!
Into the Final Frontier, Part 2 - Getting Oriented in the Galaxy (1 of 5)
by Chris Heard; Updated by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefFebruary 17th
Want to learn how to play the Star Trek Customizable Card Game without having to read a rulebook? Read this article to "look over the shoulders" of two players as they learn the basics using the Next Generation and Borg starter decks.
Into the Final Frontier, Part 2 - Getting Oriented in the Galaxy (2 of 5)
by Chris Heard; Updated by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefFebruary 17th
(See description above)
Into the Final Frontier, Part 2 - Getting Oriented in the Galaxy (3 of 5)
by Chris Heard; Updated by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefFebruary 17th
(See description above)
Into the Final Frontier, Part 2 - Getting Oriented in the Galaxy (4 of 5)
by Chris Heard; Updated by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefFebruary 17th
(See description above.)
Into the Final Frontier, Part 2 - Getting Oriented in the Galaxy (5 of 5)
by Chris Heard; Updated by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefFebruary 17th
(See descripion above.)
Into the Final Frontier, Part 1 - Deciding to Leave Spacedock (1 of 2)
by Chris Heard; Updated by Darren LacosteFebruary 16th
There are a lot of games to play in this vast universe of ours. Why should you play the Star Trek Customizable Card Game? Read this article to find out.
Into the Final Frontier, Part 1 - Deciding to Leave Spacedock (2 of 2)
by Chris Heard; Updated by Darren LacosteFebruary 16th
(See description above)
Into the Final Frontier
by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefFebruary 15th
In 2006, the Star Trek writing team, in association with Decipher staff, produced a series of articles designed to introduce new players to the Star Trek Customizable Card Game. Today, we've updated this series to introduce it to today's Trek fans. We hope you enjoy this piece of history, either with reminiscence, or for the first time.
Regional Championship Series 2009
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanFebruary 14th
The Continuing Committee brings you the first step on The Trek to the World Championship with the announcement of the 2009 Regional Championship Series.
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
What's in a Badge?
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerFebruary 5th
What do all those little badges mean, anyway?
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.
New Second Edition CRD Released
by Michael Keller, Head JudgeFebruary 2nd
The February Current Rules Document (CRD) features a major update to dilemma timing and resolution, including a number of errata in response. As always, this CRD takes effect immediately.

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.
Premium Website: The Good News, and the Bad News
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerJanuary 1st
So I've got good news, and I've got bad news...