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Published by Telak at Mar 21st, 2016 - 22:00
This Strategy-Note was written by Jason Drake and was published first on "The Continuing Committee (trekcc.org)" at Mar 21st, 2016.
Plots involving assumed identities have long been a staple of Star Trek, going back at least to the original series episode Mirror, Mirror upon which this expansion is based. The drama reached its peak in Deep Space Nine with the machinations of the shape-shifting Founders, and provided some of the most memorable episodes in the franchise.
Infiltration became a part of the Star Trek card game when Decipher released The Dominion in 1999. The mechanic they introduced involved one player's infiltration-capable personnel becoming part of his opponent's crew or away team, and the game's likeness to what had occurred on screen was absolutely perfect. As the cards played out on the table, it really looked like an Infiltration plot.
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