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Warp 5.0: Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Roddenberry Entertainment and Wikia, the social universe of fandom are teaming up for the Warp 5.0: Fandom’s Two-Year Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary project.

The Warp 5.0: Fandom’s Two-Year Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary will be part of Trek Initiative, the online Star Trek community portal.

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The Gene Roddenberry Project Kickstarter

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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A Kickstarter project by James and Trude Forscher seeks to fund a documentary “exploring the genesis of Star Trek through the personal insight of its creator.”

The documentary will feature Forscher’s interview with Gene Roddenberry, which was recently found after being missing for almost thirty years, and interviews with surviving cast members.

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Free Enterprise Kickstarter

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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A new Kickstarter has been started to fund the return of Free Enterprise, as a TV series.

The new TV series would be based on the cult classic Free Enterprise, which was released in 1999.

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Sci-Fried To Release New Album

Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Sci-Fried, an independent rock band which performs parody and original songs about science-fiction and pop culture, has announced their newest album.

Their fifth album, Season V, will be released August 15.

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Ships Of The Line Design Contest

Friday, July 25th, 2014

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A new contest was announced at the San Diego Comic Con this week.

The Ships of the Line Design Contest has begun and will run through September 2 on StarTrek.com.

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Next Weekend: Shore Leave 36!

Friday, July 25th, 2014

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Shore Leave 36 takes place next weekend, August 1-3, and although pre-registration is closed, tickets still remain for the event and can be purchased at the door.

Trek guest stars this year include Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Picardo and Michael Welch (Star Trek: Insurrection). Leonard Nimoy will be making a guest appearance via Skype. The eighty-three-year-old Nimoy is only doing convention appearances via Skype now, and his Skype appearance at Away Mission in Tampa earlier this year was very well-received by attendees.

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Star Trek: Prelude To Axanar

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar, a “History Channel-style documentary,” will screen this Saturday at the San Diego Comic-Con.

In Prelude to Axanar, Commander Kharn and Captain Garth of Izar will look back at the final battle between the Federation and the Klingon Empire.

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San Diego Comic-Con Trek Fan Guide

Monday, July 21st, 2014

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TrekMovie has put out a guide for Star Trek fans planning to attend the San Diego Comic-Con, which begins this week.

There are panels to attend, and of course, plenty of Trek merchandise to see at the con.

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Star Trek Man-Cave

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

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A Star Trek fan has turned his basement into a USS Enterprise-inspired man-cave.

Anthony Sforza has $500,000 worth of Star Trek costumes and props in his collection.

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Star Trek Movie Prop Auction

Monday, July 7th, 2014

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An auction by The Original Memorabilia Company this week will be of interest to fans of the original series.

The auction features pieces from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan through Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.

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Reading Rainbow Fans Break Kickstarter Record

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

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Thanks to the generosity of the fans, LeVar Burton‘s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter is up to almost five million dollars in pledges.

98,153 backers have pledged the amount, which is a new record for Kickstarter backers.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Season Eight

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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A new trade paperback due out next year will continue the adventures of The Next Generation in a mockumentary style book.

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Warped, An Engaging Guide to the Never-Aired 8th Season was written by Mike McMahan.

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New Star Trek Continues Episode Debuts

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

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The third episode of Star Trek Continues has been released.

Fairest of Them All is a story set in the Mirror Universe.

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Behind The Scenes of Star Trek Continues

Monday, June 16th, 2014

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Obsessed: Star Trek, a new webseries produced by Condé Nast Entertainment, follows Vic Mignogna and Star Trek Continues, his fan-produced Star Trek webseries.

Star Trek Continues “pick[s] up where the original show left off” after three seasons. Two episodes have already been produced.

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New Star Trek Sweepstakes

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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A new Star Trek sweepstakes offers a trip to London as the Grand Prize.

The winner of the Destination Star Trek 3 Sweepstakes will be attending Destination Star Trek 3 in London this October.

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