Strategy

Quark’s Guide to the Borg

While we’re all waiting for the Romulan Invasion to hit, a lot of players are spending some time grinding out some extra packs in Quark’s Arena.  Some of the Borg enemies are very difficult so how do we build a deck that can consistently get us that free pack?  Here we’ll take a look at…

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IKS Chang vs. IKS Duras

Battle of the Birds Both are 4 energy cost Birds of Prey Both have 4 attack Both have cloaking devices plus other abilities Which is the better card? On the stat level the IKS Chang is better at first glance because of the extra hit point.  From there it gets a bit cloudy.  Taking a…

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Surrender

When is it good to concede a game? In the past week I have been on both ends of a game concession prior to the lethal damage being dealt.  I have found a match to be beyond winning and hit the concede button myself, and have had my opponent do the same. Scenario 1 When…

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Deck Spotlight – Raptor Class

For the next deck spotlight I am going to break down what I believe is the best non-NX deck, the Raptor.  This deck doesn’t get much love in the weekly polls, but it has a great win rate against most other decks, and is very consistent due to the core cards. The thing that makes…

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All Neutral Decks

Recently I posed the questions to Zhugebob “Do you think it’s possible to make a totally neutral deck that could be used basically with any flagship? and if so, is that worth an article?” His response was “The answer is yes and yes.” Want to turn any flagship into an aggro deck? Want to run…

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Tilt

Tilt is a poker term for a state of mental or emotional confusion or frustration in which a player adopts a less than optimal strategy, usually resulting in the player becoming over aggressive. I found myself sitting around rank 80 yesterday afternoon.  Being a Sunday there was a good reason with the weekly rewards to…

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Chekov vs. Worf

Battle of the Beatdown Both focus on offense Both can help deal significant burst damage Which is the better card? The turn either Pavel Chekov or Worf come into play they are capable of dealing 7 damage to the opponent’s flagship. Both of these Federation crew have 3 total stat points.  Worf’s base stats are…

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First Take: Romulan Flagships Part 1

A spoiler has been posted for the first three Romulan flagships.  If you have not seen them yet, head over to the official site to take a look at the specific abilities. First Takes… Romulan Bird of Prey Special abilities that put ships into play are always good.  How can getting a ship for zero…

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Plain and Simple

“I knew Brutus was going to kill Caesar in the first act; but Caesar didn’t figure it out until the knife was in his back.” ~ Elim Garak Garak, simply one of the most loved characters in all of the Star Trek universe, is also one of the most beloved cards in all of Star Trek Adversaries.…

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Legendary Card Rankings – Neutral Ships

Kreechta Any card that generates another ship, whether on Deploy or Core Breach, will generally have some use.  The stats for the Kreechta are OK, but not amazing for an 8 energy investment, so it comes down to how good the Stolen USS Stargazer is.  The Stargazer is a 2/4 with Core Breach, deal 2…

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