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June 2008

Spotlight On: Romulans
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 29th
How well do you know the villainous Vulcan cousins, the Romulans? Find out as we enter the last month of the Spotlight Series!
Klingon Week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJune 24th
Stand Back! The Klingon top five list is coming, and you don’t want to get in the way of it.
Temporal Incursions are Forever
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterJune 23rd
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ii1tc493bZM&feature=related
Spotlight Contest: The Unnamed Klingon Bard
by Charlie Plaine, ChancellorJune 23rd
Community member (and donor) wweist provides this week's Klingon-themed contest!
Spotlight Contest Results: The Voyager Code
by Charlie Plaine, ChancellorJune 23rd
Were you able to help Reg decode the transmission from Voyager, and win a Tragic Turn foil? Find out inside!
Spotlight Contest Results: Name That Card
by Charlie Plaine, ChancellorJune 23rd
How well did you know your Non-Aligned episodes? Find out if you won a Tragic Turn foil!
Spotlight On: Klingons
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 22nd
Are you a warrior of the Empire? Or an honorless dog? Find out as we enter the home stretch of the Spotlight Series!
EC2008-Accommodation Offer
by Tony Gammell, Lead Market DeveloperJune 22nd
4-star accomodation for under 50- Euro per night? Surely not!
World Championship Format Announced
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 20th
After several long discussions, and a survey of the players, the format for the 2008 World Championship has been decided.
Non-Aligned week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJune 17th
What are the best cards on offer to the Non-Aligned as an affiliation? Could you narrow your list down to only five cards? This week, James Hoskin doesn't even get close to five in his list.
European Championships 2008 - lets go!
by Tony Gammell, Lead Market DeveloperJune 16th
Now that the regional season is behind us, it's time to crank things up a notch...
Spotlight Contest: Name That Card!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 16th
Can you figure out which card comes from which episode? Try your luck and see if you can win a Tragic Turn foil!
Spotlight Contest Results: Secret Agent Man
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 16th
Were you able to decode the puzzle and find out whom deals in information? Find out inside!
Downloadable Box Tops Now Available
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 15th
The Continuing Committee is proud to offer thirty-four (34) different downloadable box toppers for both editions of the game. Find your favorite today!
Discussing the World Championship
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 13th
The Continuing Committee seeks your feedback on the World Championship 2008.
Voyager Week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJune 10th
Voyager has some good cards, and some great cards, but which are the best? Does a certain tattooed first officer make the list? Read on to find out.
Spotlight Contest: The Voyager Code
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 10th
Community member phoenixhawk returns with this week's Spotlight Contest, with a Voyager theme and a nod to "The Da Vinci Code."
Spotlight On: Voyager
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 8th
Join the crew of the penultimate series as the Spotlight Series continues on!
Regional Name Voting Begins!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 6th
Not satisfied with the generic name for your Region? Register as a member of your Region and vote on your new name! Details inside.
Celebrating Six Months
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 5th
Six months ago, The Continuing Committee officially began operations with the launch of trekcc.org. Here's to another six months!
Spotlight Contest Results: Only You Can Help
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 5th
Did you figure out who was being impersonated by a Changeling?
Spotlight Contest Results: Picard and His Helpful Crew
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 5th
Were you able to find out who helped whom? Find out inside!
Spotlight Contest Results: Acquisition Now!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 5th
How well were you able to find the hidden bars of latinum? Find out inside!
Maquis week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJune 3rd
WARNING: Before reading this week's top five, you should log out of www.trekcc.org and then log-in again.
Welcome to Delta-02!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 3rd
The Continuing Committee is proud to announce and welcome the members of the first new Region, Delta-02 in Asia!
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.
Spotlight Contest: Secret Agent Man
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 2nd
If you can puzzle out the clues in this contest, you might end up with one of two Tragic Turn foils! Find out more inside!
June CRD Release
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 2nd
There are a lot of changes in this month's CRD, but what does that mean for you? Find out inside.
Spotlight On: Maquis
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 1st
The second half of the Spotlight Series begins with a look at the Maquis!
1st Edition Director Selected
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJune 1st
Jeremy Commandeur joins The Continuing Committee as the 1st Edition Director.

May 2008

Know Your Rules: Anatomy of a Ferengi Card
by Brad DeFruiter, Lead DesignerMay 28th
Lead Designer Brad DeFruiter's popular "Anatomy of a Card" series returns with a look at what makes a good Ferengi card.
Ferengi week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterMay 27th
It's Ferengi Week (or Little Troll Week, depending upon your perspective), so what do you think makes a good Ferengi card?
Spotlight Contest: Acquisition Now!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 26th
Are your lobes good enough to win a Tragic Turn foil? Even hew-mons can get lucky!
Spotlight On: Ferengi
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 25th
Closing in on the halfway point of the 2008 Spotlight Series, can you surrender to your greed and get in touch with your inner Ferengi?
The Next Generation Week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterMay 20th
Here is one opinion of which Federation cards are the best of the bunch. What are yours? Bonus points to anyone spotting the 1st Edition reference.
Spotlight Contest: Picard and His Helpful Crew
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 20th
Big thanks to phoenixhawk, who wrote and contributed this week's contest. Can you solve his puzzle and win a Tragic Turn foil?
Problem Delays Prize Shipments
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 20th
Due to an error with our shipping process, there has been a delay in shipping out recent prizes.
Nuremberg Regional Report
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterMay 18th
Johannes Klarhauser reports from the first Regional tournament in mainland Europe held in Nuremberg, Germany on April 5th.
Spotlight On: Next Generation
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 18th
Week 6 brings us to the revival of Star Trek - with the crew of The Next Generation!
Where is everybody?
by Chris Lobban, Code MonkeyMay 16th
The Code Monkey's been too quiet recently... that must mean something is in the works...
Dominion Week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterMay 13th
Which cards make James Hoskin's top five Dominion cards. Find out here.
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!
Spotlight Contest: Only You Can Help
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 13th
Can you help identify the Changeling spy aboard the station?
Spotlight Contest Results: Cardassian Roster
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 12th
How well did you know your Cardassian personnel?
Spotlight Contest Results: DS9 Haiku
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 12th
Many of you knew your DS9 Episodes! But did you know them well enough to win a Tragic Turn foil? Find out!
Spotlight On: Dominion
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 11th
Are you controlled by the Dominion? Find out here!
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.
Deep Space 9 week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterMay 6th
It's Tuesday. That must mean it is time for another top five list. This week, Deep Space 9 comes under the spotlight.
Spotlight Contest: Haiku Well Do You Know DS9?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 5th
Do you know haiku? Read this article to play; Win a Tragic Turn.
Spotlight On: Deep Space Nine
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 4th
Join the crew of the third Star Trek series as our Spotlight Series enters week four!
Which Weyoun Was Which?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 2nd
Did you untangle the quantum temporal anomaly and figure out which Weyoun was real?
More Box Tops Available
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanMay 2nd
Did you forget about the incredible box tops created by community artist Seth Claybrook?

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!
For Cardassia: Anatomy of a Cardassian Card
by Brad DeFruiter, Lead DesignerApril 30th
What does it take to be a good Cardassian card? Find out!
Cardassian Week: Top 5 Cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterApril 29th
Cheaters, punishments, machine guns, card-drawing machines and a non-unique personnel all appear in this week's top five list. What are your top five Cardassian cards?
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.
Spotlight Contest: Cardassian Roster
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 28th
How well do you know the things the Cardassians value most?
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!
Spotlight On: Cardassian
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 27th
The militaristic Cardassian Union takes its turn as Spotlight Series enters Week 3!
Spotlight Contest Results: Criss-Crossed Bajorans
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 27th
Congratulations to our winners, Richard New and Jason DeShaw! How did you do?
Spotlight Contest Results: Collective Subtitle Shuffle
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 27th
How well did you know your subtitles? Find out inside!
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.
We Are the Borg: Anatomy of a Borg Card
by Brad DeFruiter, Lead DesignerApril 23rd
What makes a good Borg card? Find out here!
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."
Borg Week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterApril 22nd
The Borg strive for perfection. If they encountered the Star Trek Customizable Card Game, which five Borg cards do you think they would choose for assimilation first?
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.
Spotlight Contest: Collective Subtitle Shuffle
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 21st
How well do you know the Borg affiliation's subtitles? Well enough to win a Tragic Turn foil? Find out inside!
Spotlight On: Borg
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 20th
The terrifying Borg emerge front and center in Week 2 of The Spotlight Series.
Downloadable Box Top - Bajoran
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 19th
Grab the first of our downloadable box tops!
Spotlight Contest: Criss-Crossed Bajorans
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 19th
How well do you know the Bajoran cards in Second Edition? Well enough to win a Tragic Turn foil?
Project Transwarp: Bajoran BETA Deck
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 19th
Project Transwarp has released the Bajoran Pre-Constructed deck for beta testing.
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!
Minnesota Rainbow Draft Regional Report
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterApril 17th
The one and only Sealed Deck Regional was held in Rochester, Minnesota on April 8th. Kevin Jaeger gives you a full report of his experience at this big time event that had 23 participants!
Anatomy of a Bajoran Card
by Brad DeFruiter, Lead DesignerApril 16th
What does it mean to be a Bajoran?
Bajoran Week: Top 5 Cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterApril 15th
If you were asked to pick your top five Bajoran cards, what would you choose?
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.”
Spotlight On: Bajorans
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanApril 13th
Meet the Bajorans, the first affiliation to be featured in our 2008 Spotlight Series.
The Spotlight Series
by Charles Plaine, ChairmanApril 13th
This week kicks off one of our most anticipated projects, and what we hope will be one of our biggest events: The 2008 Spotlight Series.
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."
Starter Deck Drive – Bajor
by Matt Kirk, Director of Organized PlayApril 9th
Card listings for Project Transwarp's Bajoran deck.
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.
In For a Trim
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterApril 8th
Have you ever wondered where Sisko got his hair cut between Deep Space Nine seasons three and four? Johannes Klarhauser has a theory...
Starter Deck Drive Contest Ends Friday!
by Matt Kirk, Director of Organized PlayApril 8th
Get your pictures of collected cards in soon!
April CRD Released
by Michael Keller, Head JudgeApril 7th
The April 2008 CRD takes effect on Monday, April 7th, 2008. View details inside.
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.
Tournament System - Now Online!
by Chris Lobban, Code MonkeyApril 3rd
You've waited a long time for this... was it worth it?
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!
GalaxyQuest Introduced As Newest Affiliation
by Matt Kirk, Director of Organized PlayApril 1st
Captain Taggart and his crew join the Second Edition fold.