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September 2010

The Road to Worlds, 2010 World Championships Preview
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlaySeptember 27th
The Road to Worlds reaches its conclusion next weekend. Find out what all the fuss is about.
Pre-Worlds Clarification Rulings
by Michael Keller, Second Edition Head JudgeSeptember 26th
Two rulings clear up major game play questions in this special pre-Worlds CRD for Second Edition.
Promenade Reopened
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerSeptember 26th
After a brief closure, the Promenade is open again!
Making A Virtual Splash (Part 3)
by Lucas ThompsonSeptember 25th
The conclusion to our splashable virtual cards series.
Notes on the Multiplayer Team Tournament - Part 2
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorSeptember 24th
Take a look at the endless possibilities the Multiplayer Team Tournament has to offer. Part 2: The "friendly" way.
Making A Virtual Splash (Part 2)
by Lucas ThompsonSeptember 24th
Part 2 of our highlight of the "best of the best" virtual cards to splash into your current decks.
Want to be a World Champion?
by Dan Hamman, Tribble BreederSeptember 23rd
Do you want to earn yourself a World Champion title, but don't have the skills for First or Second Edition? Try your hand at Tribbles in Germany, and you may find that being lucky is as important as being good.
Making A Virtual Splash (Part 1)
by Lucas ThompsonSeptember 23rd
Want a quick overview of the best virtual cards to include in the decks you've already designed? Read on!
Notes on the Multiplayer Team Tournament - Part 1
by Christian ZipperSeptember 22nd
Take a look at the endless possibilities the Multiplayer Team Tournament has to offer. Part 1: The "unfriendly" way.
A Concept for Harry
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorSeptember 22nd
Time for the next step on the road to a Harry Mudd card.
Stop Kirk Contact
by Stuart MarshSeptember 21st
First Edition deck list with strategy piece. With a name like "Stop Kirk Contact," how can you not check it out?
First Edition Deckbuilders and Premium Memberships... Oh My!
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerSeptember 21st
It's a party, and you're invited!
Star Trek CCG: A Newbie's Perspective
by Craig GiblettSeptember 19th
Craig Giblett gives us his take on getting involved in the Star Trek: CCG, from his very first moments, 'til his first Continentals.
Meet Mr. Harry Mudd...
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorSeptember 13th
Harcourt Fenton Mudd, or Harry as his friends call him, is not only what you would call a notorious con artist, but also the featured character of this year's Will of the Collective card. So it is time to get to know him a little bit better.
"Death... is Only the Beginning..."
by Kris Sonsteby, Staff WriterSeptember 6th
Assimilation, a fate worse than capture or death, has long been a strategy shrouded in mystery and speculation; it is often feared, but very seldom faced. Now that Peak Performance has arrived, that all could change.
First Edition CRD, OTF Ban List Updated
by Nick Fancher, First Edition Rules MasterSeptember 6th
Today's updates to the First Edition CRD and the OTF Ban List will be the last updates prior to October's World Championship.
2010 2nd Annual Worlds Prediction Show
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantSeptember 3rd
Its back for a second year! 2008 World Champion Kevin Jaeger gives his wild predictions for the upcoming 2010 World Championship. How accurate will he end up being? We'll just have to wait to find out.
Peak Performance Is Here!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanSeptember 3rd
Grab your copy of the newest fifty-four (54) Second Edition cards now!
The Road to Worlds 2011, United States (East) National Championships Preview
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlaySeptember 1st
The Road to Worlds 2011 starts this weekend.

August 2010

Two Birds With 14 Pounds
by Brad DeFruiter, Second Edition Lead DesignerAugust 31st
What can you do with one stone?
Will of the Collective needs your votes!
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorAugust 31st
Decision time for Will of the Collective! What character should be made into a card?
Mona Luvsitt Shipping Delay
by Dan Hamman, Shipping ManagerAugust 30th
Your Mona Luvsitt cards will be coming... just not quite yet.
Holding Cell
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterAugust 27th
Round up the usual suspects.
Never Pay Retail
by James Cream, Staff WriterAugust 26th
The intent of this article is to introduce the Ferengi affiliation to players who might not have tried them yet, especially newer players. The low price for these cards makes the Ferengi a great place to start in the game.
Gritty
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantAugust 25th
The new Starfleet cycle has some serious potential in the current meta-game. Set course for the Delphic Expanse.
Early Bird registration for Worlds will close soon!
by Thomas Schneider, European OP CoordinatorAugust 24th
World Championship 2010 is only a few weeks away. Make sure you are not missing the pre-registration discount.
2010 League Kits
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 23rd
League directors are now able to requisition the 2010-2011 WCT League Prize Kit from The Promenade, featuring the AP Federation Garak!
How Do I Design a Card?
by Neil Timmons, 2009 World ChampionAugust 20th
Neil Timmons tells the story of his Design-a-Card prize!
Will of the Collective 3 Begins!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 19th
With Keith "Foreman" Morris already hard at work for Brad, another proud tradition returns and you have yet another chance to make a card!
How Do We Keep Our Balance? Tradition!
by Nathan W, Staff WriterAugust 17th
Peak Performance releases Friday, September 3, 2010. In this article we look at the Second Edition traditions on display in this expansion.
Peak Performance Release Kits!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 16th
Celebrate the release of Peak Performance in style with the Peak Performance release kit!
The Road to Worlds, North American Continental Championships Review
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlayAugust 16th
A review of the recent North American Continental Championships at Gen Con Indianapolis.
Peak Performance Is On the Horizon!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 13th
The long awaited seventh 2E virtual expansion, Peak Performance, will be released on Friday, September 3rd, 2010.
What Brad Sees: Peak Performance Edition
by Brad DeFruiter, 2E Lead DesignerAugust 13th
Do you see what Brad sees?
Make it So Ends This Week!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 8th
The podcast with the reviews of the final three submissions is now up, and the deadline has been extended to give you time to listen and respond!
Continuing Committee Seeks Writers
by Darren Lacoste, Editor in ChiefAugust 6th
Want to write for The Continuing Committee? You can inspire decks played in tournaments worldwide!
Homefront now available
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerAugust 6th
First Edition has a new mini-expansion now available!
The Road to Worlds, North American Continental Championships Preview
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlayAugust 4th
A preview of this weekend's North American Continental Championships.

July 2010

Vote for the Next Assistant Game Designer!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 30th
The final expansions are up, and it's time to decide which one will win!
Mona Luvsitt - Now Printable!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 30th
Thanks to the outstanding efforts of the community, the standard template version of Mona Luvsitt is now printable!
The Road to Worlds, European Continental Championships Review
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlayJuly 29th
A review of the action at last weekend's European Continental Championships - including an interview with Champion Tyler Fultz (DJstormtrooper42).
The Final Challenge
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 28th
Conno, Keith and Nathan have delivered their expansions, and the final challenge is ready for your eyes!
MiS Spotlight: Nathan "GooeyChewie" Miracle
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 22nd
Find out more about Nathan Miracle, one of the three finalists vying for the Next Assistant Game Designer position.
The Road to Worlds, European Continental Championships Preview
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlayJuly 22nd
A preview of this weekend's European Continental Championships.
MiS Spotlight: Keith "Foreman" Morris
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 21st
Find out more about Keith Morris, one of the three finalists vying for the Next Assistant Game Designer position.
MiS Spotlight: Conno "WeyounsLastClone" Hendriksen
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 20th
Find out more about Conno Hendriksen, one of the three finalists vying for the Next Assistant Game Designer position.
Make it So - The Final Challenge
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 19th
It's time for the finalists to prove themselves.
Make it So - Vote For a Future Team!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 12th
In addition to deciding which of the five contestants move into the final three, your votes will decide which of these teams has a chance to appear in a future virtual expansion!
World Championship Schedule and Pre-Registration
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 9th
The official schedule for events at the 2010 World Championship in Frankfurt am Main, Germany - plus pre-registration - is now available.
OTF Documentation Release and Special CRD Update
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 8th
The formal rules documents for First Edition Official Tournament Format (OTF) are now available, along with a special CRD update.
The Road to Worlds, Australian Continental Championships Review
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlayJuly 8th
A review of the first Continental Championships of the year - including an interview with two-time Champion Chris 'ZodoJats' Clarke.
Make it So - The Penultimate Challenge
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 6th
Challenge #12 tests the five remaining contestants on their "teamwork."
We Need Your Help!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanJuly 5th
The Continuing Committee needs your help - find out how, and find out how to get a special promo card months ahead of anyone else!
Updated Virtual Starters
by Torbjörn Lindquist, Freelance WriterJuly 1st
With the recent release of Infinite Diversity, and some new printable promos available, the 14 virtual starters have been updated to make life even easier for new players.
The Road to Worlds, Week 14
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlayJuly 1st
The Regional Championships are over for another year. The last thing to do is roundup the action from Week 13.