Information
Primary Name
Federation Commander
Alternate Names
Star Trek: Federation Commander
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 23
Description Edit | History

User Summary:

This is the family for the Federation Commander Game. The game was created as a simpler, faster version of Star Fleet Battles. The goal was to design a game that could be played "out of the box" with laminated ship diagram cards, color counters. etc., and that was "clearer, faster, and cleaner" than the games in the Star Fleet Battles Family.

Federation Commander is essentially Star Fleet Battles with easier rules and a faster play time. It is part of the Star Fleet Universe.

Federation Commander: Klingon Border and Federation Commander: Romulan Border are the main base sets. Each is a complete game. The base sets have everything needed to play, including the complete rulebook, laminated ship diagram cards for 16 ships, 1" color counters, 1/2" color counters, double-sided map boards (one side for 1/2" counters, and one side for 1" counters or miniatures), etc.

Amarillo Design Bureau, Inc. sells products (Klingon Space and Romulan Space) to add the non-duplicated parts of the base sets. IE: If you own Klingon Border, you can buy Romulan Space to get the Ship Cards and Ship Counters included in Romulan Border if you don't want/need another rulebook and/or another set of map boards.

Federation Commander: Academy was desgined as lower-cost introductory product. It includes the complete rulebook, but with only four ship cards, and a paper map. It is provided as a lower-cost alternative to the main base sets to allow customers to determine if they liked the game. If customers like the game, they can buy Federation Commander: Graduation to combine with Academy to get the equivalent of Federation Commander: Klingon Border.

In addition, the Federation Commander Reference Rulebook comes with the game rules needed to operate all of the currently-published Alpha Octant empires in the game system, but does not come with any starship information or scenario data.

More Information Edit | History

There are several large expansions for the base sets that include more ships, scenarios, rules, and races to the game:

Each of the two (2) main base sets and each of the large expansions have three (3) Booster Sets available. These are small expansions that include laminated ships cards for the base sets and large expansions.

Packs of additional ships, and the Omega and LMC playtest rules, are available via download at Warehouse 23, DriveThruRPG, and the Wargame Vault:

http://www.warehouse23.com/products?taxons[]=558398666-sb
http://rpg.drivethrustuff.com/browse.php?filters=0_0_0_0&manufacturers_id=3528
http://www.wargamevault.com/browse.php?manufacturers_id=3528

See also Federation Commander Series Page.

Linked Items Relationship: Board Games
Sort: Category: Mechanic:
Pg. 1 of 3 » 3
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 9
Average Rating 7.33
Average Weight 1.00
Num Owned 28
Prev. Owned 2
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 3
Wishlist 7
Comments 3
Year Published 2005
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 6
Average Rating 7.33
Average Weight 4.00
Num Owned 41
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 8
Wishlist 14
Comments 3
Year Published 2014
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 48
Average Rating 7.39
Average Weight 3.14
Num Owned 367
Prev. Owned 34
For Trade 9
Want in Trade 11
Wishlist 14
Comments 82
Year Published 2006
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 103
Average Rating 7.88
Average Weight 3.33
Num Owned 312
Prev. Owned 20
For Trade 7
Want in Trade 24
Wishlist 30
Comments 30
Year Published 2006
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 72
Average Rating 7.96
Average Weight 3.56
Num Owned 249
Prev. Owned 17
For Trade 5
Want in Trade 22
Wishlist 25
Comments 15
Year Published 2006
Rank 2510
Num Ratings 234
Average Rating 7.69
Average Weight 3.52
Num Owned 572
Prev. Owned 45
For Trade 19
Want in Trade 51
Wishlist 93
Comments 74
Year Published 2006
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 22
Average Rating 7.25
Average Weight 3.25
Num Owned 98
Prev. Owned 2
For Trade 5
Want in Trade 8
Wishlist 19
Comments 8
Year Published 2007
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 38
Average Rating 7.83
Average Weight 3.00
Num Owned 155
Prev. Owned 6
For Trade 3
Want in Trade 9
Wishlist 22
Comments 8
Year Published 2007
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 33
Average Rating 7.42
Average Weight 3.50
Num Owned 102
Prev. Owned 6
For Trade 3
Want in Trade 9
Wishlist 16
Comments 9
Year Published 2008
Rank N/A
Num Ratings 18
Average Rating 7.61
Average Weight 3.33
Num Owned 76
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 2
Want in Trade 9
Wishlist 13
Comments 6
Year Published 2009
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.