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September 2008

"Somewhere, a Place for Us"
by David Runyon, Staff WriterSeptember 26th
Every great First Edition deck has to start somewhere, right? Check out this overview of the different ways to get your cards from your deck to the spaceline.
A Bolian and a Borg Walk Into a Bar
by Michael van Breemen, Freelance WriterSeptember 25th
Have only four different people in a deck, encounter zero dilemmas and complete three missions in one turn. Intrigued? Read on.
Chairman's Challenge IV at Essen SPIEL '08
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 14th
Sunday, October 26th, 2008. Essen SPIEL will see the return of competitive Trek with the 4th Chairman's Challenge event - and this one might be the biggest one yet.
World Championship Trek - Coming Soon!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 14th
League play returns with the worldwide organization of World Championship Trek!
US Nationals Return in November
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 10th
National events return to the United States in 2008, with both US-West and US-East events the weekend of November 14th - 16th.
Spotlight Contest Results: Romulan Cypher
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 3rd
Congratulations to Joakim Maki and Jeff Gartrell, who will each be getting a Tragic Turn foil! Find out how you did inside!
Spotlight Contest Results: Dissident Diversity
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 3rd
How well did you know your Dissidents? Find out inside as we finally put these Spotlight Series contests to rest!
Favorite Klingon Episodes
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 3rd
Find out which Klingon episodes the community likes best!
Reorganization Leads to Greater Focus and New Opportunities
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 2nd
As one of the first steps in making 2009 the best year for Trek, three members of The Continuing Committee will be changing jobs.
September CRD Posted
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 1st
The latest version of the Current Rulings Document (CRD) is now available, which clarifies attribute reduction vs. Psychokinetic Control, response actions versus a dilemma, and several points about missions.

August 2008

Hear Your Fellow Gamers With Voice Chat
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 31st
The Continuing Committee is proud to provide a Ventrilo voice chat server for community use!
2008 World Championships Tournament Report, Part 1
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 28th
It has only been a few days since the festivities finished. Now you can relive them through the eyes of James Hoskin.
2008 World Championships Tournament Report, Part 2
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 28th
Continue reliving the experience through the eyes of James Hoskin in the conclusion to his tournament report.
Kevin Jaeger Joins The Continuing Committee!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 20th
As the 2008 World Champion, Kevin Jaeger has accepted the opportunity to join The Continuing Committee as the next Player's Representative.
Be a part of the future of Star Trek CCG
by Tony Gammell, Lead Market DeveloperAugust 18th
It's not often that a chance comes along to be a part of something incredible...
Congratulations to Kevin Jaeger!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 17th
Kevin Jaeger defeated twenty-eight (28) other players to emerge as the 2008 World Champion!
Worlds Day 1 Draws 29; Neil Timmons Wins Top Spot
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 16th
Neil Timmons wins the top spot in the eight-round marathon of Day 1, leading the Top 16 into battle for Day 2.
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.
Are You Ready for Favor the Bold?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 15th
Favor the Bold is officially available! Your dilemma piles will never be the same again!
GenCon Begins!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 13th
The 2008 World Championship is only a day away as GenCon 2008 begins in Indianapolis!
First Edition Standard Format Update
by Jeremy Commandeur, First Edition DirectorAugust 11th
The infamous First Edition Standard Format X-List gets a long overdue update. Get a glimpse into the history of the format and see what has changed.
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.
Favor the Bold Contest #3 Results: Subliminal Signal
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerAugust 6th
Did you guess correctly? And just what's the big deal with threes anyway?
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."
Reyga, Part 2: Revolutions
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterAugust 5th
I know Kung Fu.
Delivery Boy
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterAugust 5th
Flower Power
Missing Contact Information Needed
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 2nd
The Continuing Committee needs to contact three of our contest winners to complete our prize shipments!
Vladimir Vrbata is the new Star Trek CCG European Champion!
by Tony Gammell, Lead Market DeveloperAugust 2nd
34 players attended EC2008...find out how the weekend went!
Get to GenCon Indy and the Star Trek Worlds Championships For Free!
by Tony Gammell, Lead Market DeveloperAugust 2nd
No this isn't some crazy timeshare scheme or anything sinister...with a little common sense, I can show you how to minimize your costs when traveling to Worlds 2008.
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...
Favor the Bold Contest #2 Results: The Undiscovered Country
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 1st
When Favor the Bold is released, how will you put The Undiscovered Country to use?
Continuing Committee Financial Statement
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 1st
Chairman Plaine provides an overview of The Continuing Committee's financial activity for our first seven months of activity.
The 2008 World Championships
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 1st
Are you ready for the 2008 World Championships? Find out all the details inside!

July 2008

Spotlight Contest Results: The Unnamed Klingon Bard
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 31st
We really stumped you on this one! Find out the answer inside.
Spotlight Contest: Romulan Cypher
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 31st
Can you decode this puzzle and win a Tragic Turn foil? This contest is late, but better late than never!
Spotlight On: Terok Nor
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 31st
Read about the start of the Dominion War and the occupation of Deep Space Nine as the Spotlight Series focuses on Terok Nor!
Spotlight On: The Original Series
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 31st
The 2008 Spotlight Series ends where it all began - with the Original Series!
Spotlight Contest: Dissident Diversity
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 31st
The belated Terok Nor contest is now available, giving you two more chances to win a Tragic Turn foil!
Organized Play Guide Updated
by Matt Kirk, Director of Organized PlayJuly 30th
An updated version of the Second Edition Organized Play Guide is now available for download from the main page of trekcc.org.
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.
Favor the Bold Contest #3: Mysterious Threes...
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerJuly 28th
The number three keeps showing up all over the place. Can you guess how often?
Favor the Bold Contest #2: The Undiscovered Gametext
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 25th
Can you correctly identify the game text on one of the cards in Favor the Bold?
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.
Favor the Bold Contest #1 Results: She's a Leader!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 25th
Check out the 15th version of Kira Nerys - Defiant Leader!
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 Original Series week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJuly 22nd
It's the final week of the 2008 spotlight series. For all you completionists out there, here is the final top five article. It highlights some of the best cards with an Original Series icon, and even one that doesn't have the icon.
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...?
FtB Contest #1: The Next Kira
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 18th
Is there a new Kira in Favor the Bold? Of course there is!
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.
What Brad Sees in Favor the Bold
by The Brad DeFruiter, Lead DesignerJuly 15th
Look at Favor the Bold through Brad's eyes.
Terok Nor Week: Top 5 Cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJuly 15th
The vast selection of Terok Nor cards made this week's top five list extremely difficult to narrow down. Which cards would you pick?
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?
Will Your Fortunes Favor the Bold?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 11th
The second virtual expansion - Favor the Bold - is coming. Are you ready to find out how your fortunes will fare?
Foils, Foils, Foils!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 10th
Need a reason to come to GenCon? Looking for a reason to donate?
Stoovie's 2008 Australian Continental Championships Report
by Matthyas Kiraly, Australian OP CoordinatorJuly 9th
"A Perth Guy" reports in on the Australian Continental Championships
Starfleet Week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJuly 8th
Whether you loved or hated Enterprise, you can't deny that the Starfleet affiliation has some very good cards. Read on to find out which ones James Hoskin thinks are worthy of being taken aboard the first warp five ship.
Second Edition Virtual Errata File Updated
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 8th
Hot on the heels of yesterday's update to the Current Rulings Document and the rulebook, The Continuing Committee is proud to bring you the updated Virtual Errata File - now in high resolution as well!
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.
Rulebook Version 3 & July CRD Posted
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 7th
The (long awaited) revision of the Second Edition rulebook is now available, in conjunction with the July 2008 CRD. Updated @ 8:45 AM: The CRD now properly includes the erratum to the promo version of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? We apologize for the error.
Spotlight On: Starfleet
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 6th
Take the first steps into the Final Frontier with the brave men and women of Starfleet as the 2008 Spotlight Series marches on!
Helping the Continuing Committee-Your Suggestions?
by Tony Gammell, Lead Market DeveloperJuly 6th
There are many ways that the players of Star Trek CCG can help The Continuing Committee...
Parek Foil Promotion
by Charlie Plaine, ChancellorJuly 5th
Are you in need of a Parek foil? Find out how you can get one!
Desab Sdrawkcab Romulan Decks
by Adam Warpinski, Lead First Edition WriterJuly 4th
Wahoo! It's a First Edition article! On Romulans! Listen up, and enjoy your soup.
Romulan week: Top 5 cards
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterJuly 1st
This week there is a Covert Impasse that Gets Under Your Alert of Ill Tidings. There are no prizes for guessing which cards feature in this week's top five list of Romulan cards.