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Star Fleet Battles has been in print since 1979. There have been four editions, with each new edition featuring major changes in the structure of the line, and having a number of expansions.

This page outlines the different editions of the series and their expansions. Star Fleet Battles was originally published by Task Force Games, but was designed by Amarillo Design Bureau, Inc. and Stephen V. Cole.

Task Force Games is now defunct, and Star Fleet Battles is now published and designed by Amarillo Design Bureau, Inc. and Stephen V. Cole.

The "flagship" game of the Star Fleet Universe series of products.

Star Fleet Battles Pocket Edition

Board Game: Star Fleet Battles
Star Fleet Battles (1979)
“Pocket Game #4” from Task Force Games.
Contained 108 Counters, rulebook, and a 28x34 Blue hex map.

Star Fleet Battles Designer's Edition

This expanded the original version into a boxed edition.
Board Game: Star Fleet Battles (Designer's Edition)
Star Fleet Battles (Designer's Edition) (1979)
Contained 216 counters, expanded rulebook, and a 30x42 Black hex map.

Designer's Edition Expansions

The success of the first two editions led to a large amount of submissions of new material for the game.

Some of these, as well as the designer's own ideas, were published as a series of expansions for the Designer's Edition in the 'Pocket Game' format.

Board Game: Star Fleet Battles Expansion #1
Star Fleet Battles Expansion #1 (1980)
Board Game: Star Fleet Battles Expansion #2
Star Fleet Battles Expansion #2 (1982)
Board Game: Star Fleet Battles Expansion #3
Star Fleet Battles Expansion #3 (1982)

Star Fleet Battles Commander's Edition

A complete overhaul from the previous versions. It came in a boxed version.

Board Game: Star Fleet Battles (Designer's Edition)
Star Fleet Battles Commander's Edition (1983)
This was later called Star Fleet Battles Volume I.

Commander’s Edition Expansions

The primary expansions for Commander's Edition are listed below.
To see all of the Commander’s Edition expansions see Star Fleet Battles Commander's Edition.

Board Game: Star Fleet Battles Volume II
Star Fleet Battles Volume II (1984)
Board Game: Star Fleet Battles Volume III
Star Fleet Battles Volume III (1985)

Star Fleet Battles Captain's Edition

Board Game: Star Fleet Battles: Captain's Edition Basic Set
Star Fleet Battles Captain’s Edition (1990)

Originally jokingly called the “Doomsday Edition.” While there have been some minor changes and cleanup in the main rules since then, everything from 1990 on is considered part of the current edition of Star Fleet Battles. It is now published by Amarillo Design Bureau, Inc..

Captain’s Edition Expansions

The Captain’s Edition has generated many expansions. To see all of the Captain’s Edition expansions see Star Fleet Battles Captain’s Edition.

Listed below are the "Master series" products, a compilation of all products into a few integrated volumes.
Board Game: Star Fleet Battles Silver Anniversary Master Rulebook
Silver Anniversary Master Rulebook (2004)
Board Game: Star Fleet Battles: Omega Master Rulebook
Omega Sector Master Rulebook (2007)
Board Game: Star Fleet Battles: Module G3 – Master Annex File
Module G3: Master Annexes (2009)
Board Game: Star Fleet Battles: Module G3A – Supplementary Annexes
Module G3A: Supplemenatary Annexes (2009)

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