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"Captain, congratulations. You have brought your ship through its basic tour. Now we have an advanced mission for you. Good luck!"

Newly updated in 2014, the Star Fleet Battles Advanced Missions SSD Book is now available in print and as an e-book. As an e-book, you now have a choice of the original black-and-white SSDs or the new color ones. This 144-page book includes such classic ships as the Federation galactic survey cruiser, Klingon D7C command cruiser and B10 battleship, Romulan King Eagle command cruiser, Kzinti drone frigate, Gorn dreadnought, Tholian dreadnought and TK5 destroyer, and Orion Battle Raider. It also has SSDs for a monitor and a fleet repair dock as well as ground-based defenses. The Advanced Missions SSD Book does require the SFB rulebook to fully utilize the SSDs.

B&W SSD book

Warehouse 23: http://www.warehouse23.com/products/star-fleet-battles-advan... (digital only)

Wargame Vault: http://www.wargamevault.com/product/131152/Star-Fleet-Battle...

Print: http://store.starfleetstore.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Scree...


Color SSD book (available as an e-book only)

Warehouse 23: http://www.warehouse23.com/products/star-fleet-battles-advan...r

Wargame Vault: http://www.wargamevault.com/product/131154/Star-Fleet-Battle...

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Some people have wanted to know what changed in the 2014 SFB Advanced Missions SSD book. Here is an answer from Steven Petrick.

All of the shuttle tracks were updated for "advanced shuttles."

All of the Gorn ships got plasma carronade tables if they were eligible for that refit.

All plasma-armed ships got the sabot refit if they were eligible for it.

All of the fighter data tables were updated to the most modern fighter used by that empire and including the BPV line. (This did mean that the D6V and CVT no longer have Z-1 fighters on their SSDs so their shuttle bays show all drone-armed fighters).

All ships got their "Crawford table."

All ships go the new status on refit bars that includes the year of the refit. (Not mech-link refits or partial-X refits, as these are never universal for the empires in this product.)

The Klingon D7L and Romulan KRC had their refits organized to be standard rather than having text saying "without this refit, reduce the BPV by X points."

Various explanatory notes for things were added, e.g, a note that says what the plasma sabot refit is and where to find the rule for it since it is not in Basic Set or Advanced Missions.

All tugs were converted to the new Basic Set standard, that is unless the tug and pod combination has a specific listing on the Master Ship Chart, such as Klingon CVT and Klingon BT, they data table reflects the tug and the pods have their own data table. The SSD allows the pods to be dropped (crossed off of the tug's SSD basically) and operate the tug without the pods or after picking up pods of different weights so you do not have to transfer the data of any damage the tug has sustained to that point, or drones it has launched, PPTs it has used, boarding parties or T-bombs or shuttles or what not to a new SSD to continue the game. If the tug has a specific listing on the MSC, that is the data that appears in the ship data table on the SSD, but the SSD is still organized to allow the pods to be dropped in mid battle and other pods picked up.

If there was any errata known to affect a given SSD, it was incorporated.
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Thanks! Been waiting for that one.

Only thing I'd love to have seen in a change - and it'd be a rather sweeping one, I know - would be to have the Fed SSDs reflect the arrangement of warp engines of the ships a bit better...IE., whether they are above or below the saucer/size of engine/etc...to better match the miniatures.

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That'd be pretty cool - but I'm loving having a digital copy, in any case!
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