Star Trek VHS (Part II)

Clive Burrell
March 8, 2019
CIC Video was the bastion of all things new, visual and Star Trek until 1999. As we saw in Part 1, CIC held court over The Original Series, The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine until volume 7.13 of the space station saga which was actually overseen by Paramount Home Entertainment (which had swallowed up CIC). Star Trek: Voyager likewise shifted across to Paramount Home Entertainment…     Read More

Star Trek Online – The Legacy of Romulus

March 8, 2019
Romulus and Remus are gone. You are one of the survivors, struggling to survive in the aftermath of unspeakable destruction. These are dark and dangerous times for your people, as the Tal Shiar crack down on any dissent and mysterious beings unleash terror throughout the far-flung colony worlds. You will be the one to reshape…     Read More

State Of The United Federation of Planet’s Book Club Update

Jules Sherred
February 4, 2014
  As you may have noticed, February 1 has come and gone, and there isn’t a poll for March’s book club. For a number of reasons I’m about to explain, we are postponing the next read until April. The first reason is that only one person suggested a book for March. With only one book…     Read More

January Book Club Week 2 Discussion Forum Now Open

Jules Sherred
January 11, 2014
  It’s January 11, so that means it’s time to start our second week of discussions about Q Squared by Peter David. If you head on over to this forum, you can now begin to post your discussion topics for the following chapters: 5 Track A 6 Track A 7 Track A 8 Track A 9 Track A…     Read More

January Book Club Week 1 Discussion Forum Now Open

Jules Sherred
January 5, 2014
It’s January 5, so that means it’s time to start discussing the United Federation of Planets’ first book club read: Q Squared by Peter David. If you head on over to this forum, you can now begin to post your discussion topics for the following chapters: Introduction All Aboard 1 Track A 2 Track A…     Read More

Star Trek Book Club – January Reading Schedule

Jules Sherred
December 31, 2013
  Tomorrow is the official start of the United Federation of Planets’ Star Trek book club, where we will read and discuss Q Squared by Peter David. Q Squared is one of Peter David’s longer novels, so the reading schedule may look a little daunting, especially as the first two weeks are a little condensed. If you feel…     Read More

The United Federation of Planets Wishes You a Happy Christmas

Jules Sherred
December 20, 2013
As a Christmas present from me and all of us at the United Federation of Planets, I have commissioned the above Christmas card. Please feel free to download it. If you don’t celebrate Christmas, or if you celebrate it on December 24, or December 25, or January 6, I wish you and yours a very…     Read More

Scroll Down To Riker It

Jules Sherred
December 16, 2013
Scroll Down To Riker It may be simple in concept, but it is so much fun! It also illustrates why Commander Riker appeals to many people from all walks of life. I don’t want to spoil it, but really, you should set a course for Scroll Down To Riker It. You’ll want to scroll down more than…     Read More

The Book For January’s Star Trek Book Club Is “Q Squared”

Jules Sherred
December 15, 2013
The people have voted and the results are in! For the month of January, we will be reading and discussing Q Squared by Peter David. If you plan to participate in January’s read, then you should purchase your copy of the book before December 31, 2013. On December 31, the reading and discussion schedule will be…     Read More

6 Star Trek Desktop Wallpapers Made Just For You

Jules Sherred
December 11, 2013
Over in our Google+ Star Trek community, one of our members made six different desktop wallpapers: one for each crew. Each wallpaper measures 1920 x 1080, perfect for most HD laptop computers and HD tablets. You are free to download and use these images. If you do end up sharing, please be kind by giving the…     Read More

Star Trek Holiday Gift Guide

Jules Sherred
December 5, 2013
If you are looking for gift items for the Trekker or Trekkie in your life, or if you need help deciding on what to put on your Christmas gift wishlist, over at Geeky Pleasures, I’ve created a Star Trek gift guide, containing 25 items that I’ve purchased within the last 11 months. Instead of sending you…     Read More

Captain Jean-Luc Picard Sings “Let It Snow”

Jules Sherred
December 4, 2013
In the off chance you have yet to witness the awesome that is the “Captain Picard sings ‘Let it Snow!'” fan video, enjoy! People who take the time to find all the relevant clips for these sorts of videos amaze me. My virtual hat goes off to you, James Covenant and Chrissie.     Read More

Star Trek: VHS

Clive Burrell
May 23, 2013
In the days before DVD and Blu-ray, there was but one way in the UK to get your quickest fix of Star Trek (legally). VHS videos from CIC were that answer. Two episodes per cassette with, more often than not in the case of The Next Generation, a blurry shot or three from the featured episodes on…     Read More

Happy 82nd Birthday Leonard Nimoy!

Jules Sherred
March 26, 2013
Today, Leonard Nimoy is celebrating his 82nd birthday. Perhaps best known for his role as Spock in Star Trek: The Original Series, the Star Trek movies I – VI, and Star Trek: 2009, he is also an accomplished photographer, writer, and musician. To celebrate his birthday, watch Leonard Nimoy’s Star Trek Memories Part One, Two and Three, found below. And, for…     Read More

Starfinder Launches: The Back of Beyond

Clive Burrell
March 25, 2013
When I was asked by the guys behind Star Trek: Starfinder to review their pilot episode,  The Back of Beyond I was filled with excitement and Fear. While this is brand new Star Trek in an audio format and therefore a brilliant experiment I was terrified that saying anything which didn’t involve superlatives would result in me being hunted down and…     Read More
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