From the category archives: Home


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 ...

Read the rest of entry »

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.

Beam down to our online store here…

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.


To find out more, comply and click here...

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. ...

Read the rest of entry »

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.


To find out more, click here...

Borg Assimilation

“You can't outrun them, you can't destroy them. If you damage them the essence of what they are remains; they regenerate and keep coming. Eventually you will weaken, your reserves will be gone... They are relentless." -- Q The Borg are invading Gale Force Nine’s Star Trek: Ascendancy hobby board game! The Borg Assimilation expansion adds an all-new threat the game. The Borg are an independent menace, attacking players’ ships and assimilating civilized worlds; and if they are not dealt with, they could overwhelm the Galaxy. Can the great civilizations put aside their rivalries long enough to face the Borg as a united front? Or will they try to combat the Borg onslaught individually, seizing Borg technology for themselves to further their own agendas of galactic supremacy? The Borg can imperil the game in two ways. Player ...

Read the rest of entry »

Ferengi Exploration Preview

New Exploration Cards from the Ferengi Alliance Player Expansion introduce new opportunities for profit and loss. Enter into negotiations with the new Ally cards found in this expansion.


To find out more, click here...

Ferengi Alliance Exploration Cards

The Ferengi Alliance Player Expansion for Star Trek: Ascendancy introduces new opportunities for profit and loss with ten new Exploration Cards to add to the Exploration Deck. While the main focus of Player Expansions is adding everything required to play as a new civilization, every player has the benefit of playing with new System Discs and Exploration Cards. The Exploration Cards in this expansion introduce a new mechanic, Diplomacy Tests. A Diplomacy Test is passed when the player rolls a die and adds their Ascendancy to the result, if the total is higher that the Diplomacy Number printed on the card, the test is passed and that faction has established diplomatic ties or avoided a political crisis.   Most of these new Exploration Cards are a new card type, Ally. When a potential Ally is encountered, that civilization must pass an immediate Diplomacy Test in order ...

Read the rest of entry »

Ferengi Systems Preview

The Ferengi Alliance Player Expansion adds new worlds and phenomena to discover. Audit our sensor logs and review our assessment of some of new worlds found in the expansion.


To find out more, click here...