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Borg Cube - Assimilation

The Borg are driven to assimilate worlds, stripping them of resources and technology to fuel their unending drive for perfection. During a Borg Cube’s activation it will Engage Player Starships in Space Combat, Execute a Command Card, and finally, it will attempt to Assimilate any Developed System the Cube orbits. This counts as a Planetary Invasion, however the Borg are interested in taking control of the planet, they will scour it bare and use those resources to construct a Borg Spire, and in turn a new Borg Cube.   The Borg Cube starts the Invasion with nine Attack Dice. Just as in a Space Combat, the defender will get a First Strike attack against the Cube. The System being Assimilated rolls a die for each Structure on the world. Each successful hit will damage the Cube; moving a die to t ...

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Borg Cube - Movement

The merciless intelligence driving the Borg is constantly looking to perfect their biological and technological superiority by assimilating other species and technologies. These directives are represented in the Borg Assimilation game expansion with the Borg Command deck.   During the Borg game turn each player, in turn order, will pick a Borg Cube in play to activate. First the Cube will Engage Player Ships in Space Combat. Then, if the Cube is victorious, the player will draw and execute a Borg Command Card for the Cube. Finally, if the Cube is in orbit of a Developed System after it executes the direction of the Command Card, it will attempt to assimilate the world. After that, the player will place a Borg Activation Token on the Cube to show that it has been activated and then the next player w ...

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Star Trek: Ascendancy – Battle Stations Game Mat

When GF9 hosts Star Trek: Ascendancy games at conventions and events; we use a beautiful 48 x 60 playmat. This year at Gen Con, we made the mat available for attendees to purchase. Due to overwhelming response, we are now making the Battle Stations Game Mat available via our online store as a print-on-demand item!


This large play surface not only has four bright stars to mark starting player positions, it also has spaces printed along the long edges for players to place all of their cards and player board as well as areas to store Systems Discs, Exploration Cards and Space Lanes.

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Borg Cube - Space Combat

A Borg Cube is one of the most formidable challenges players can face in Gale Force Nine’s Borg Assimilation Game Expansion. Confrontation with one of these engines of destruction is inevitable. Caught unprepared, a battle with the Borg can be devastating. When one civilization brings the full weight of their fleets to bear or teams with a rival civilization to confront a Cube, the Borg can be defeated, but often at great cost. A Space Battle against a Borg Cube is similar to a battle between players with a few key differences. On the Borg turn, each player will choose a Borg Cube in play to activate. The Cube’s first action will be to initiate a Space Battle with every Starship in the same and adjacent Sectors. In this way, two or more different players can find themselves battling the Borg together. ...

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Borg Assimilation Exploration Cards

While there are many wonders to discover in space, the cosmos also holds threats and dangers; the Borg Assimilation Game Expansion adds up to 20 new Exploration Cards to your games. Brave explorers may encounter Borg Cubes, worlds under siege by the Borg, worlds already consumed by the Borg and other encounters with these mysterious invaders. One of the most direct ways that the Borg can manifest in the game is to encounter a Borg Cube while exploring a new planetary system; The Borg Cube Crisis simply places a Borg Cube in the System. Thankfully, the Borg Cube won’t take notice of the explorer’s vessel yet. However, even if there are no Borg in play, the Borg are always dealt a Turn Order Card in the Initiative Stage, so there if the explorer’s turn is before the Borg turn, the Cube will react to the presence of the intruding vessel during the ...

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Star Trek: Ascendancy Accessories

Expand your fleets and upgrade your Starbases! A number of accessories for Star Trek: Ascendancy are now available for purchase or pre-order in GF9 online store.

Take your games to epic levels with Escalation Packs for all the Star Trek: Ascendancy factions. Control more worlds and build more ships! Each Escalation Pack contains 15 Starships and 5 Control Nodes for a Civilization. Ruthless Klingon High Chancellors can command larger fleets of warships, while ambitious Cardassian Legates can seize and control more valuable territories to exploit. Escalation Packs are perfect for players who want play astronomical games!

GF9’s popular Starbase Sets have been a hit at our convention appearances, now we making them available to all. Starbase sets are available to pre-order, and will soon be available for purchase in our online store or at your favorite game store later this year. Starbase sets are high-detail model kits which replace the flat Starbase token with a 3D game piece. There are five styles available, including Starbases for the Federation, Klingons and Romulans; and introducing Starbases for the enterprising Ferengi and the brutal Cardassians. Each set contains three Starbase models, some sets require assembly.

Plus, pre-order both the Borg Assimilation Game Expansion and the limited run Borg-themed Game Mat both on at our online store or at your local retailer.

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Borg Systems Preview

The Borg Assimilation Game Expansion adds new worlds and phenomena to discover. Assimilate our data reports of some of the new System Discs found in the expansion.

 

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Borg Assimilation System Discs

Borg Assimilation for Star Trek: Ascendancy adds seven new System Discs for players to explore and engage the Borg. One of those new Systems Discs is the Transwarp Hub, the nexus of Borg travel from their distant territories to the Alpha Quadrant. The Game Expansion also includes two other Planetary Systems and four Interstellar Phenomena to add to the game. The Transwarp Hub is a direct connection to the Delta Quadrant and the main staging point for the Borg invasion. When in play, the Transwarp Hub has a chance to generate a Borg Cube at the beginning of every Borg Turn. The Hub also allows travel between the Transwarp Hub System Disc and any Transwarp Conduit System Discs that may be on the board. This near instantaneous method of travel allows Borg cubes to move from one side of the galactic map to other. Other Starships can attempt to travel through a Conduit to the Hub, but they run the risk of encountering the Borg. ...

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Borg Play Mat - Limited Edition

The relentless Borg invade GF9’s Star Trek: Ascendancy later this year. Along with this game-changing expansion, GF9 is releasing a special version of our popular Star Trek: Ascendancy 3x3 play mat. 

This galactic game surface has been assimilated by the Borg, and features Borg accents along the game edges as well as a central green star to mark the position of the Borg Transwarp Hub System Disc. 

This assimilated version of the play mat will only be produced in limited quantities and will be available in stores and via the GF9 online store when the Borg Assimilation Game Expansion arrives later this year. 

Borg Preview

Borg Assimilation is a game expansion for GF9’s Star Trek: Ascendancy. A game expansion adds new content and challenges to your games. The relentless Borg are invading. An unstoppable foe, the Borg’s goal is to assimilate every advance civilization in the Galaxy as they seek to perfect their race. Learn how the Borg impact the game, the threat they pose to your civilizations and the rewards you may reap if you can defeat them.

 

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