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September 2009

Last Chance to Decide the Things Past!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 26th
Just four polls left for you to help decide which cards will appear in Things Past!
Did You Enjoy Our Free Premium Preview?
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 21st
If you enjoyed our free premium website preview over the weekend, why not sign up for a year-long membership and avoid the ads?
TCC Recruiting Two New Department Heads
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 18th
The Continuing Committee is looking for a new Director of Organized Play and a new Marketing Director.
Announcing First Edition Tournament Kits
by Jeremy Commandeur, First Edition DirectorSeptember 13th
The Continuing Committee is pleased to announce the availability of tournament kits to support First Edition. Any registered player may purchase these tournament kits to support local organization efforts.
A Final Unity: The State of the Game 2009
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 9th
The Chairman begins a new tradition with the first annual "State of the Game" message to the community.
Choose Your Promos!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 5th
Participate in the Things Past polls and choose the next set of 1E and 2E promo cards!
Chairman's Period of Review Begins
by The Continuing CommitteeSeptember 2nd
Chairman Charles Plaine is up for his annual Period of Review.
2009 World Championships Tournament Report, Part 2
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterSeptember 1st
The concluding part of the report.

August 2009

2009 World Championships Tournament Report, Part 1
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 31st
This year the Hoskin brothers "annual pilgrimage to Gen Con Indy and the Star Trek CCG world championships" involved pilots who like to dive-bomb airports, elbow length rubber gloves, and lots of Star Trek... the movie. Oh, and "nobody knows what you're talking about... ass". Read on to find out more of what they got up to in Indianapolis.
Worf (Chief of Security)
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 31st
The 2009 Regional game-play exclusive promo, Worf (Chief of Security), is now available for general use.
First Edition Virtual Cards
by Jeremy Commandeur, First Edition DirectorAugust 28th
The First Edition design team is looking for feedback on what upcoming virtual cards should focus on. This is your chance to shape the future of the game.
Did You Demo "That Trek Card Game" at GenCon?
by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefAugust 21st
If you were one of the more than forty people who learned to play the Star Trek: Customizable Card Game (either First or Second Edition) at GenCon 2009, this article is for you!
Tournament Kits and V-Promo Schedule
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerAugust 21st
Revealed at GenCon, The Continuing Committee is proud to announce that future prize kits will include new foil v-promo cards. Also detailed is the schedule for release and distribution of all v-promo cards.
Neil's Day One Ride
by Neil Timmons, Players' RepresentativeAugust 19th
Wanna know how Neil Timmons made it through Day 1 of the 2009 Second Edition World Championship? Read on...
The European Continentals 2009 Fantasy Team Contest
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterAugust 16th
Did you pick the most valuable players in Potsdam? Find out how your fantasy team did at the European Continentals weekend!
Paradise Has Arrived!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 14th
Enhance your game with the latest virtual expansion from The Continuing Committee.
Sao Paulo
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeAugust 11th
She's got some pretty big shoes to fill.
Current Rulings Document Update
by Michael R. Keller, Head JudgeAugust 11th
A new Current Rulings Document (CRD) has been issued that is in effect immediately.
Naomi's Fabulous Temporal Voyager Deck
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 10th
Take the new Naomi Wildman. Mix in a pile of Temporal events. The result? You've got yourself a fresh new Voyager deck. Fabulous!
The Captain's "Guest"
by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefAugust 10th
Being a starship Captain does have its rewards...
Time to Get Ready for Worlds!
by Jeremy Commandeur, First Edition DirectorAugust 10th
The world championship for First Edition is fast approaching. Here are some last minute reminders.
Federation Point Shenanigans
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 5th
With six new cards released today, let's see if we can use Jenna D'Sora, Nella Daren and Rayna Kapec together in a deck.
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...
Neela and the Battling Assassins
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 4th
This Side of Paradise introduces a second Bajoran assassin. Now you, too, can build a Bajoran assassin deck.
A Q Scorned
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeAugust 3rd
A mortal woman hath no fury...
First Edition Rules Updates
by Jeremy Commandeur, First Edition DirectorAugust 3rd
Four rules documents have an update today, just in time for worlds.
August CRD Resolves Duplicate Mission Issues
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 3rd
The last Current Rulings Document before the World Championship puts to rest the issues with duplicate missions.
What Lies Beneath
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 2nd
The Chairman's Challenge returns home to Germany.

July 2009

Alynna Nechayev (Adamant Admiral)
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterJuly 31st
If she wants it done right, she'll have to do it herself.
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...
European Championships 2009 -- A "Small" Prize Update
by Tony Gammell, Director of Public RelationsJuly 29th
Understatement understatement (def.) A form of irony in which something is intentionally represented as less than it is.
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.
Choose Your Own Story - The Will of the Collective Needs You!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 28th
It's time for you to choose the storyline for your Will of the Collective Card!
Ruling on Random Selection Responses
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 28th
The ruling regarding random selections is clarified for the European Continental Championships and the World Championships.
North American Continental Championships Weekend Tournaments Report (Part 3)
by Kris Sonsteby, Freelance WriterJuly 27th
The conclusion to Kris Sonsteby's experiences at the North American Continental Championships.
This Side of Paradise Release Events
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 27th
The Continuing Committee invites you to celebrate the release of This Side of Paradise with a release weekend tournament that offers special prizes!
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.
Warehouse Online!
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerJuly 22nd
After a reorganization, The Continuing Committee's Warehouse is back in operation. Expect overdue prizes to begin shipping within a week. Confirm your info!
Polywater Intoxication
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeJuly 20th
...and a lot of it.
European Championships 2009...The Heat is On!
by Tony Gammell, Director of Public RelationsJuly 18th
Sunscreen... check! Shorts and T-shirts... check! BierMeister training video... check! 3 decks and 2 folders... check! A list like that can only mean one thing...
What McKenzie Can Do For Starfleet...
by Stephen R Sanders, Staff WriterJuly 17th
A look at how Fiona McKenzie can help First Edition Starfleet decks.
Track Survivors
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterJuly 15th
Hey, at least it had Bonnie from 'Knight Rider' in it.
New TD Eligibility
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 15th
Effective immediately, The Continuing Committee invites any registered player to list and run tournaments.
Top 5 and the Not Quite Top 5 Decks
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeJuly 14th
With only a month left to go, reigning World Champion Kevin Jaeger discusses the Top 5 decks that could make YOU the next world champion...and the Top 5 decks that while good, probably will NOT make you the next world champion.
North American Continental Championships Weekend Tournaments Report (Part 2)
by Kris Sonsteby, Freelance WriterJuly 14th
Kris continues his coverage of the North American Continental Championships.
Who's Who?
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerJuly 8th
Want to get to know the team a bit better?
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.
North American Continental Championships Weekend Tournaments Report (Part 1)
by Kris Sonsteby, Freelance WriterJuly 6th
Couldn't make it to the North American Continental Championships? Wanna know what happened? Read on! ...
Will of the Collective II Seeks Your Story Ideas!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 2nd
It's time to choose the storyline for the second Will of the Collective card!