And Again the Incompetence of the USS Elysium’s CO comes to the fore!

It has come to the ears of this intrepid reporter that on the planet of Cortic VI, A terraformed colony, Settled around 150 years ago, is suffering, from a spate of natural disasters. The Fleet command in their so called infinite wisdom has sent the USS Elysium, recently retrieved by Commander Gary Taylor and other […]

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Nominations For Year End Awards

With the new year fast approaching and voting season just around the corner. I would like to announce the nominations for the year-end awards that were nominated on up until 9 pm GMT Sunday 16th December.  Voting will take place the end of January along with the award for Platinum Sim Of The year once the last gold […]

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December’s Days Of Doing Different Day 3: The Specialist Sims

Another day, another doing different! This time we’re going back to Obsidian Day, again, and a mooted idea we had about launching some specialist sims in areas such as Academy sims, etc. This was very positively received by the Fleet and the TFCO’s went to work on a suggestion of how it might work. Then […]

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December’s Days of Doing Different 2: New Forums!

Welcome to Day 2 of Doing Different! Today, I’m happy to announce I’ve finally replaced the forums with something less … well, crap. The forums, which were once a fairly popular part of the Fleet (until Discord), fell into disrepair. As a part of IFS2 we replaced them with BBPress. Sadly that wasn’t our smartest […]

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December’s Days of Doing Different 1 – Measure 068: Removal of Ranks

As originally discussed way back in Obsidian Day, we’ve been looking at how we can “deformalise” the Fleet Structure. A few weeks ago, we put a proposal to the Fleet Council to enact the following changes. Proposal: To have all Out of Character ranks removed, including references and terms used in communications. Adoption of a […]

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Joint Fleet Command Report – November/December 2018

Welcome to the Joint Fleet Command Report! Of sorts! It’s a short one this month because we’ve done a few things, but I’m going to break them into their own announcements over the next week and a bit because it’s a bit easier than trying to write one wall of text with lots of explanations […]

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Mystery abounds Starbase Arcadia and the USS Defiant!

USS Defiant has docked at Arcadia Station and is scheduled for an unscheduled baron sweep. The crew has been unloaded and distributed to quarters on the station. This in itself is not that unusual, except for the fact that the Station is hosting a council of Starfleet commanders and admiralty. The reason behind this meeting […]

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Commodore Harrington amidst a massive swindle?

It has come to the attention of this intrepid reporter that a Commodore has fallen prey to the most common con of all! Commodore Harrington, commanding officer of the USS Nogura, has been approached by a woman and her two children, claiming that the two children are his! The crew is said to be extremely […]

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Criminal captain leaves port a free woman

It has come to this publication’s attention that the notorious swindling Captain Mayterial Droz was allowed to return to her vessel last week, which after seven days of feverish activity has departed from Starbase 72 this afternoon. The vessel had been docked at the starbase for the past nine months following the arrest of aforementioned […]

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Hayes Award for Outstanding Writing

As you would have seen with the news item that the Joint Fleet Command put out two weeks back one of the players shortlisted for a Golden Pumpkin Award passed away last month. With that in mind, we are re-purposing the Golden Pumpkin award into The Hayes Award for Outstanding Writing. Steve was one of […]

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