Department of Innovation and Development Monthly Report – July 2017

Overview: The launch of the new Obsidian Fleet site has brought with it a huge amount of work for I&D – much of which has now been completed. We’ve seen the migration of all specifications over to the new site, as well as adjustment to the current ship categories. There is still much more work […]

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Rules Overhaul – Volunteer Now

Obsidian Fleet has had a long-standing set of complex rules over the years, which have been edited and amended over the years. We are long overdue for a review of this rules to make them more relevant to today and perhaps a bit easier on the eyes. We announced at Obsidian Day that there would […]

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Obsidian Day and IFS2 – One Week On

To celebrate the 16th anniversary of the creation of Obsidian Fleet, we held our first ever Obsidian Day on Saturday, July 29th. If you missed it, here’s a quick rundown of what you missed on the announcements side. We announced the Task Force Executive Officer role and the first people to fill those positions. Congratulations […]

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Writing Competition: Results

It is with great pleasure that we have announced the Golden PADD entries and our winner! Each story was scored by three judges, whose identity had been kept secret until now! (see below). They all scored each entry based on a standardised set of criteria and submitted it to Myrkul Sharr, who was leading the […]

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Welcome to IFS2

After several months of planning and development, Obsidian Fleet is proud to unveil the successor to our Integrated Fleet Management System, or IFS for short. IFS has been used across the Star Trek PBeM genre since we released it as open source in 2001. This is IFS2.

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Unit of Merit Awards for May and June 2017

The May and June UoMs are here and ready to rock. I have placed the full synopses of all the nominations herein, but since there were two months covered, I am putting the two gold recipients at the top. A deeper report will be coming soon! Congratulations to EVERYONE involved, and if there are any […]

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New Academy Director!

Welcome to Rear-Admiral T`Shi who has become the newest Academy Director! It is with pleasure that Joint Fleet Command announces the appointment of Rear Admiral T`Shi as the new Director of Obsidian Academy. Our new Director is no stranger to simming, currently serving as the Commanding Officer of the USS Temperance, We are eager to […]

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Featured Unit: USS Fearless

The year is 2394, the Dominion War has been over for almost 20 years. In the wake of the war Cardassia is left in ruins after a a new treaty is signed Cardassia demilitarizes and converts there military in to the Cardassian Defense Force. The Federation has accepted responsibility for the safety of the Cardassian […]

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Task Force 47 – June Monthly Report

Task Force 47 continues to move steadily along in terms of player engagement, community and growth. June saw 47 gain three new CO’s, but unfortunately we lost one as well. So a warm welcome to the following CO’s: Commander Benjamin Lincoln – USS Reliant (assuming command from Captain Wyman) Commander Joshua Hart – USS Cross […]

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Golden Padd Writing Competition 2017

Information on the Golden PADD Competition The Golden PADD, also known as the Short Story Competition, is the first competition within Obsidian Fleet where we challenge our creative players to write a short story of 7500 words or less during the month of June. How do you get started? Once you have figured out what […]

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