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March 2019

2019 Q1 Raffle Bins Close TODAY!
by Dan Hamman, Raffle MasterMarch 31st
The bins for the first raffle of 2019, covering January through March, close today. Get your tickets in now for your chance to claim prizes!
National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionMarch 29th
Support your local game store and do other things Second Edition Related this weekend.
Wednesday 1E Roundup - 27 MAR 2019
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionMarch 27th
A look back at the previous week in the world First Edition, and a look ahead at the next; this is your weekly roundup for Wednesday, March 27th, 2019.
On Second Thought: Where the cards lay
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionMarch 25th
In this month's Second Edition Blog, I go through an existential crisis!
Organized Play Guide Update - OPG 4.4
by Kris Sonsteby, Director of Organized PlayMarch 25th
Check out the updates to the Organized Play Guide, just in time for Regional season.
2019 Q1 Raffle Bins Close March 31st!
by Dan Hamman, Raffle MasterMarch 24th
The bins for the first quarter raffle of 2019 are closing in one week, on March 31st. Act quickly to make sure you can have a chance at prizes!
Second Edition Update: World Meteorological Day Edition
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionMarch 22nd
Read all about Second Edition events that you may have missed this week.
San Diego Masters 2019
by Dan Hamman, Former Ambassador to RisaMarch 21st
Schedule update and details for the Masters events in San Diego
Wednesday 1E Roundup - 20 MAR 2019
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionMarch 20th
A look back at the previous week in the world First Edition, and a look ahead at the next; this is your weekly roundup for Wednesday, March 20th, 2019.
Red Nose Day
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionMarch 15th
Celebrate Red Nose Day 2019 and partake in other Second Edition events this weekend.
Wednesday 1E Roundup - 13 MAR 2019
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionMarch 13th
A look back at the previous week in the world First Edition, and a look ahead at the next; this is your weekly roundup for Wednesday, March 13th, 2019.
2019 Continentals Update: Full Schedule
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorMarch 12th
2019 North American Continentals Schedule of Events
International Women's Day and Other 2E Events This Weekend
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionMarch 8th
Celebrate the wonderful women in our community and engage in otehr Second Edition related activities this weekend.
The Road to Worlds: Manassters 2
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorMarch 7th
Let's take a look at a winning Second Edition deck from Michael Van Breemen!
Wednesday 1E Roundup - 6 MAR 2019
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionMarch 6th
A weekly column where we look back at the previous week in First Edition, and take a look ahead at the next. This is your weekly roundup for Wednesday, March 6th, 2019.
Worlds 2019 Informations #3 - Four days of Trek Insanity
by Julius Melhardt, European OP CoordinatorMarch 5th
Vienna offers you four days of Worlds insanity, Trek, only few hours to sleep, and a preliminary schedule of 23 (!) tournaments !!!
Committee Members Needed for Board of Directors Searches
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerMarch 5th
The Continuing Committee needs help finding the next Director of First Edition and Director of Operations.
Errata Marches Onward
by Matthew Zinno, Errata Team LeaderMarch 4th
I'm happy to say that one of these cards sucks.
Second Edition Errata
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionMarch 2nd
Three cards receive Errata today.
Dr. Seuss's Birthday and other 2E Event
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionMarch 1st
Honor the memory of a great author and other Second Edition related things to do this weekend.

February 2019

Wednesday 1E Roundup - 27 FEB 2019
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionFebruary 27th
A look back at the past week of First Edition, and a look ahead at the next. This is your weekly roundup for Wednesday, February 27th, 2019.
Worlds 2019 Informations #2 - A Roof to Keep Your Cards Dry
by Julius Melhardt, European OP CoordinatorFebruary 27th
Hotel informations for your trip to Vienna in August...
2019 Continentals Update
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorFebruary 24th
More details on 2019 North American Continentals
National Margarita Day and other 2E Events
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionFebruary 22nd
Responsibly celebrate National Margarita Day and partake in other Second Edition events this weekend.
[2E] Errata Coming March 2
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionFebruary 18th
Second Edition March Errata is coming two days early.
2019 Trek Masters Series Promos
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionFebruary 18th
The Year of the Borg continues! Find out which Borg-themed promos will be available at our Trek Master Series and Nationals events in 2019!
Manassters 2 Side Events Update
by Ben Hosp, Child of ThanosFebruary 16th
Find out about an experimental side event format for Manassters 2: 2 Man 2 Assters
2019 Regional Promos
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionFebruary 15th
The Year of the Borg is upon us, and today is your first look at the 2019 Regional Promos!
National Almond Day and Other 2E Events
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionFebruary 15th
This weekend, celebrate a good source of Vitamin E and read about Second Edition related activities.
Will of the Collective VI Marches On
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionFebruary 15th
The community is in the middle of making a mission out of Excalbia and a personnel from Yarnek, both from "The Savage Curtain." Find out where things stand and jump in to shape these cards!
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.
Wednesday 1E Roundup - 13 FEB 2019
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionFebruary 13th
A look at the past week in First Edition, and a look ahead at the next. This is the Wednesday 1E Roundup for February 6th, 2019.
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.
Quantum Incursions is Banned in OTF
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionFebruary 11th
Effective immediately (11 February 2019), the doorway Quantum Incursions is banned in OTF play.
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.
2018 Period of Review Results
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerFebruary 9th
Thank you for voting this year.
National Pizza Day and Other 2E Events
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionFebruary 8th
Celebrate National Pizza Day this weekend and catch up on some other happenings related to Second Edition.
Announcing Qpid
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionFebruary 8th
Get the details on the next product for Second Edition.
Wednesday 1E Roundup - 6 FEB 2019
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionFebruary 6th
A look at the past week in First Edition, and a look ahead at the next. This is the Wednesday 1E Roundup for February 6th, 2019.
Grab Your Screen
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionFebruary 4th
The third and final contest for the next Second Edition Set is here. Find out how you can obtain some neat prizes.
February Rules Update
by Jon Carter, First Edition Rules MasterFebruary 4th
A smattering of small rules are cleaned up
Quarter 3 Financial Recap
by Justin Ford, Chief Financial OfficerFebruary 3rd
November 2018 - January 2019
Super Bowl Weekend and Other 2E Events
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionFebruary 1st
Find out about Second Edition goings on from this past week and look ahead to the weekend.
Would you like to be a Tribbles playtester?
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionFebruary 1st
Would you like to help shape the future of Tribbles? Find out how you can be a playtester - it's easy!
Period of Review Voting is Now Available
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerFebruary 1st
Check your Spam filters, folks.

January 2019

Wednesday 1E Roundup - 30 JAN 2019
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionJanuary 30th
A look at the past week in First Edition, and a look ahead at the next. This is the Wednesday 1E Roundup for January 23rd, 2019.
Online Sealed Series #1: PaQ AttaQ (Part 2)
by Daniel Matteson, Director of CommunicationsJanuary 30th
Last week we introduced the Online Sealed Series and looked at an example cardpool. This week we'll mold it into a functional (?) deck.
So Bromantic
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 28th
Take part in the second of three contests based around the next Second Edition expansion.
Voting on the Period of Review Coming Soon!
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerJanuary 27th
Voting will take place electronically from February 1st - 8th.
Burns Night and 2E Goings on This Weekend
by Ross Fertel, Director of Second EditionJanuary 25th
Today is Burns Night, honoring the iconic Scottish poet Robert Burns, who wrote the New Year’s Eve anthem Auld Lang Syne. There are also some Second Edition related things to do this weekend.
Period of Review Times Saturday, January 26th
by Maggie Geppert, Executive OfficerJanuary 25th
The Omnibus and Organized Play broadcasts are both scheduled for Saturday.
Worlds 2019 Informations #1 - The Traveler's Pool
by Julius Melhardt, European OP CoordinatorJanuary 24th
Starting our monthly information update for Worlds 2019 in Vienna, Austria...
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.
Do You Love Trivia?
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 22nd
Take part in a contest related to the next Second Edition expansion for fabulous prizes!
Online Sealed Series #1: PaQ AttaQ (Part 1)
by Daniel Matteson, Director of CommunicationsJanuary 22nd
The 2019 Online Sealed Series begins January 28th! Let me introduce you to the first event, PaQ AttaQ.
Announcing North American Continentals
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorJanuary 21st
The dates for North American Continentals will be Friday, June 21th through Sunday, June 23rd.
Donation Announcement
by Justin Ford, Chief Financial OfficerJanuary 21st
thank you....
The Period of Review Has Begun!
by Maggie Geppert, Vice ChairmanJanuary 19th
It is upon us!
Will of the Collective VI: Starting Monday
by Charlie Plaine, Acting First Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 18th
The results are in, and Will of the Collective VI begins on Monday, January 21st. Will you be making the mission of your choice, or both a planet mission and a matching personnel?
Second Edition Goings on this Week(end)
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 18th
Wondering what to do this Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend? Wonder no longer!
Wednesday 1E Roundup - 16 JAN 2019
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Director of First EditionJanuary 16th
A look at the past week in First Edition, and a look ahead at the next. This is the Wednesday 1E Roundup for January 16th, 2019.
Hall of Fame ballots are open!
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 14th
The ballots are all set for the Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Get your vote in to be heard!
Second Edition Goings on this Week(end)
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 12th
You've got hours of freedom coming your way. Here are some ways you can occupy a few of those minutes.
2019 Regionals Championships - Apply Within
by Kris Sonsteby, Director of Organized PlayJanuary 11th
Apply to host a Regional Championship today!
On Second Thought: A look back at Symbiosis
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 10th
This month, we look back at Symbiosis.
The Road to Worlds: Munich Molestation
by Lucas Thompson, AmbassadorJanuary 10th
Let's take a look at a winning deck!
Wednesday 1E Roundup - 9 JAN 2019
by Charlie Plaine, Acting First Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 9th
A look at the past week in First Edition, and a look ahead at the next. This is the Wednesday 1E Roundup for January 9th, 2019.
Second Edition Errata January 2019
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 7th
One card receives a bit of errata this month.
Will of the Collective VI: Return of the Collective
by Charlie Plaine, Acting First Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 7th
Hot on the heels of Joran's First Edition debut, we're going to be looking to you, the community, to design a new card in the return of Will of the Collective!
Peldor Joi in Atlanta
by Michael Shea, Chief AmbassadorJanuary 4th
Atlanta players collect over $300 in food items for charity at sealed deck event!
MANASSTERS 2 UPDATE AND SCHEDULE
by Ben Hosp, In GinghamJanuary 2nd
The Vice Chair disapproves of this article!
Jonathan Engel is your new Second Edition Creative Manager
by Ross Fertel, Second Edition Brand ManagerJanuary 1st
Jonathan "Triumph" Engel is the new Creative Manager for Second Edition
2018-19 Organizational Notes
by Maggie Geppert, Vice ChairmanJanuary 1st
The Period of Review is nigh! And other important stuff is going on.