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December 2011

2012 Worlds: We Have a Venue!
by Matthyas Kiraly, Australian OP CoordinatorDecember 30th
Happy New Year! It's time for some long-overdue new info for those travelling to the 2012 World Championships in Sydney, Australia!
Unity Release Day!
by Charlie Plaine, Unity Lead DesignerDecember 23rd
Unity, the latest Second Edition virtual expansion, is now available for immediate download.
Unity Release Events
by James Hoskin, Director of Organized PlayDecember 22nd
Find out where you can get your hands on an alternate-image Seven of Nine (Annika) promo to celebrate the release of Unity.
Jordan Leung is the First Edition Brand Manager
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 20th
Jordan Leung (FrakkinPhoenix) has accepted the position of First Edition Brand Manager, effective immediately.
Voting for Challenge #9 is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 19th
The third challenge of the individual phase of Make it So is in the books! Take a break between opening gifts, feasting and family to cast your votes for the winner!
The Secret Log of Boq'ta the Blue
by Boq'taDecember 17th
Don't be rude. Don't read this.
The Next Phase
by Charlie Plaine, Unity Lead DesignerDecember 16th
Phasing in and out of reality (or the game) might not be so bad with this new dilemma from Unity.
Design Log: Inside the Matrix
by Chris Lobban, Assistant DesignerDecember 16th
This assistant designer takes a behind the scenes look at how the new Borg team evolved.
Voting for Challenge #8 is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 12th
Conno "WeyounsLastClone" Hendrikson and Mark "BaronMorrath" Morris are in the top two spots after the first individual challenge; cast your votes for Challenge #8 now!
Guinan (Bartender)
by Johannes Klarhauser, AmbassadorDecember 11th
Guinan is back, though this time she's not serving free drinks to everyone.
Subek'somac
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterDecember 10th
A Dominion ship you will want to use for both mission solving and engagements.
The Good Samaritan
by Nathan W, Staff WriterDecember 9th
Top-level decks take a big hit with the release of Evade Samaritan Snare. Check in here for an analysis and interview with the 2011 World Champion, Mike Harrington.
December First Edition Rules Update
by Allen Gould, First Edition Rules MasterDecember 5th
Since it's almost time for the S.S. Claus to begin it's yearly inspection tour, the Rules Committee is doing a bit of cleanup before the Jolly Admiral arrives. (Rumors that the RC is already on the third keg of eggnog are completely unfounded - we're just stocking up for a barrel race. Honest.)
Make it So's Phase II is Underway - Vote NOW for Challenge #7!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 5th
The first challenge of the individual phase is in, and it's time for your votes!
Celebrate the Holidays with a Unity Release Kit!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanDecember 1st
Don't miss out on the new Seven of Nine alternate image promo foil, and requisition your Unity release kit today!

November 2011

Conversions: An Analysis - Resistance is Futile (Part 3 of 3)
by James Cream, Staff WriterNovember 28th
A review of the final two 2E cards that have finally made the proper conversion into 1E cards in the Resistance is Futile expansion.
Unity: Lots More Little Pieces
by Charlie Plaine, Unity Lead DesignerNovember 28th
The Continuing Committee is proud to announce Unity, the next Second Edition virtual expansion, coming Friday, December 23rd!
U.S.S. Akira - The New Standard For Fed Decks?
by Tim Davidson, Staff WriterNovember 26th
A strategic review of the cool new universal Akira-class from the Resistance of Futile set.
What Brad Sees: Unity Edition
by Brad DeFruiter, Unity Assistant DesignerNovember 25th
Brad DeFruiter returns to tell us what he sees in Unity!
Conversions: An Analysis - Resistance is Futile (Part 2 of 3)
by J, Staff WriterNovember 23rd
A peek at the 2E cards that have finally made the proper conversion into 1E cards in the Resistance is Futile expansion.
A Tale of Two No-Ones
by Patrick Tye, Guest Writer; with input from Creative DevelopmentNovember 22nd
The story behind the Creative team process for two universal personnel in the Resistance is Futile expansion.
Resistance is Futile! Now Available!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 22nd
It's time to celebrate fifteen years since First Contact with Resistance is Futile! Download it now!
Through the Temporal Vortex - The Results
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerNovember 21st
The correct answers are here, and the winners are announced. Congrats to our three winners!
Warp Speed Ahead
by Stephen Lee, Staff WriterNovember 14th
Everyone's in on the First Contact party. A Resistance is Futile spoiler with decklist!
Voting for Challenge #6 is OPEN until TUESDAY November 22!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 14th
This is the final challenge of Phase I, the team phase! Help decide which team will advance to the individual challenges and which team is out of the game!
Loss of a Friend
by The Continuing CommitteeNovember 11th
"I have been and always shall be your friend."
Conversions: An Analysis - Resistance is Futile (Part 1 of 3)
by J, Staff WriterNovember 9th
A peek at the 2E cards that have finally made the proper conversion into 1E cards in the Resistance is Futile expansion.
Voting for Challenge #5 is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 8th
It's time to vote for the penultimate challenge of the team phase of Make it So!
Server Upgrade
by Chris Lobban, Chief ProgrammerNovember 8th
News of an upcoming server outage and upgrade.
November Rules Update
by Allen Gould, First Edition Rules MasterNovember 7th
It's the one you've all been waiting for. Hope you've got a spare toner cartridge for your printer...
Revised Format improved with November Rules Update
by Jeremy CommandeurNovember 7th
An update to the First Edition Revised format rules.
Second Edition November Errata Update
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Second Edition Lead DesignerNovember 7th
Today's update clarifies the wording on two cards.
Tyler Fultz is Your Second Edition Rules Master
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 7th
Tyler Fultz (a.k.a. DJstormtrooper) has been accepted the role of the Second Edition Rules Master, effective immediately.
Through the Temporal Vortex
by Chris Lobban, Starfleet HistorianNovember 4th
A chance to look back into the past at the original First Contact expansion... and maybe win some prizes while you're there.
Resistance is Futile!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 3rd
Celebrating the Fifteenth Anniversary of the release of First Contact, the Continuing Committee is proud to bring you Resistance is Futile, releasing Tuesday, November 22nd.
Jason Robinette Steps Down as First Edition Lead Designer
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanNovember 2nd
Jason Robinette has stepped down as our First Edition Lead Designer.

October 2011

Voting for Challenge #4 is OPEN
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 31st
Apologies for the delay, but you can now vote for your favorites for Make it So Challenge #4.
2012 Worlds Date Annoucement
by Matthyas Kiraly, Australian OP CoordinatorOctober 24th
The people have voted and indicated their preferred date for 2012 World Championships! Also, read on for information about how the event will impact the scheduling for the 2012 AC.
Voting for Challenge #3 is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 24th
While the results for Challenge #2 are being calculated and the teams are hard at work at Challenge #4, we need your help to vote for Challenge #3!
UK Nationals Offers Fabulous Prizes
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 22nd
Not sure about making the trip to UK Nationals? Check out this prize table!
Make it So - Challenge #3 Posted and Challenge #2 Voting is OPEN!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 17th
The teams are set their third challenge, and the public is invited to vote on the submissions for Challenge #2!
First Edition Designers Wanted!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 16th
The Continuing Committee is looking for several interested persons to join our First Edition design teams.
Playtesters Wanted
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 10th
The Continuing Committee is looking for new play testing groups to join the corps.
It's Time: The 2012 Worlds
by Matthyas Kiraly, Australian OP CoordinatorOctober 6th
The journey to the greatest Star Trek CCG World Championships begins here. It's time for Australia to play host to the biggest stage of all.
Worlds 2012 Heads to Australia
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 5th
After our record setting World Championship in Germany in 2010, The Continuing Committee is proud to award the 2012 World Championship to the community of players in Australia.
No First Edition Rules Updates for October
by Allen Gould, First Edition Rules MasterOctober 3rd
There are no updates to the First Edition rules documents for October; however, a larger update for November is already underway.
Second Edition CRD Clarifies Ship Attributes, Cost Modifiers
by Charlie Plaine, Acting Second Edition Rules MasterOctober 3rd
Two updates to the Second Edition Current Rulings Document (CRD) clarify recent issues with ship attributes and cost reduction.
Make it So - Challenge #1 Voting Now Open!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanOctober 3rd
Ladies and gentlemen of the public, we invite and encourage you to vote on the winners for Make it So 2011's Challenge #1!