WizKids Games Announces Star Trek Attack Wing: The Collective!

Published on April 18th, 2014

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Greetings Star Trek: Attack Wing Retailers & Fans!

WizKids Games has just posted information about the next exciting Storyline Organized Play program for Star Trek: Attack Wing— The Collective.  In this article, we are going to take a closer look at The Collective to provide you with some more in-depth information about the structure of the the program.

The Collective is a 3-month storyline organized play event series starting in July 2014 with three unique organized play kits each to support one event per month.  The Kits are as follows:

SKU 71508 The Collective Month 1 OP Kit— First Contact

SKU 71509 The Collective Month 2 OP Kit— The Battle Of Wolf 359

SKU 71510 The Collective Month 3 OP Kit— The Battle of Sector 001

Kits include participation prizes for each player, scenario game rules with associated map elements and an exclusive Star Trek: Attack Wing ship for the winner of the event.  Each kit supports up to 10 players.

New to this event series is The Collective Tournament Ship Bricks (SKU 71645). The Collective Tournament Ship Bricks are 10 individually packed ships (with their corresponding cards and tokens) containing one of five different ships that are unique to this event series (each brick contains 2 copies of each of the 5 ships).   The ships are packed in sealed blind boosters so players will not be able to know which ship they will be receiving.

NOTE: Stores may choose to run The Collective organized play events without The Collective Tournament Ship Bricks if they so choose.

For stores purchasing The Collective Tournament Ship Bricks, the suggested format for the events are for players to pre-build a fleet of 90 points and— using the contents of their ship pack they drew from The Collective Tournament Ship Brick— field a 30 point ship that they add to their fleet.  Each ship pack contains options for generic/named ship, captains and upgrades that can provide multiple different configurations for a 30 point ship.  It is recommended that stores charge an entry fee for The Collective events (where local laws allow) to cover the cost of the OP Kit and Tournament Brick.

To recap:

  • The Collective Organized Play Kits will be packed separately from The Collective Tournament Ship Bricks and are separate SKUs to be ordered.  Stores may opt to run The Collective Organized Play series without purchasing The Collective Tournament Ship Bricks if they so choose.
  • The Collective Organized Play kits will support up to 10 players, unlike previous kits that supported up to 12 players.  If a store can demonstrate that they average more than 10 players, they may speak with their sales representative at their distributor to request additional OP kits/Tournament Bricks.

Thank you all for your continued support of Star Trek: Attack Wing and we leave you with this FAQ (below) that will hopefully answer any lingering questions you may have about The Collective Organized Play Event Series.

Best,
-The WK Team

 

Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: What is Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective?
A: Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective is a three-month storyline Organized Play program beginning in July 2014.  The Collective features exclusive content found only in The Collective Tournament Ship Bricks and limited edition prizes found only in The Collective Organized Play kits.

Q: How often will Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective events take place?
A: Each Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective Organized Play kit will support one monthly event. The event itself is 3 months long.

Q: How many players does each Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective kit support?
A: Each Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective Organized Play kit will support 10 players. Please note that this is a change from the STAW The Dominion War event series.

Q: What are the requirements to participate in Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective?
A: Stores must be registered in the WizKids Event System (WES), and must have signed off on the WizKids Promotional Product Licensing Agreement.  Lastly, stores must schedule their monthly Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective events in the WES as well.

Q: How do I order Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective Organized Play materials and Tournament Ship Bricks?
A: Contact your Star Trek: Attack Wing distributor’s sales rep to order today!

Q: What if my distributor runs out of Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective OP kits or Tournament Ship Bricks
A: Make no mistake, we anticipate that Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective will be hot and the Tournament Ship Bricks will only be available while supplies last.   We suggest that you place your orders as soon as possible.

Q: What if I need three or more Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective Organized Play kits to support my store’s monthly Star Trek Attack Wing- The Collective events?
A: Talk to your Sales Rep; every request for additional kits will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Q: What if, after speaking with my sales rep, I still cannot get enough Star Trek: Attack Wing- The Collective Organized Play kits or Tournament Ship Bricks?
A: The Collective organized play events can be run without The Collective Tournament Ship Bricks.  For stores running The Collective events without The Collective Tournament Ship Bricks,we suggest a standard constructed 100 point fleet build format.

Q: Where can I find more information about Star Trek Attack Wing- The Collective?
A: More information about what is included in each Star Trek Attack Wing- The Collective OP Kit can be found at http://wizkidsgames.com/thecollective.   Links to the instruction sheets will become active in the coming weeks.

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