The Kalisa Conundrum

The Frontier is ready to push back.

On Stardate 65790.5, a 100-year old probe emerged from the Finnean Convergence Zone in the Gamma Quadrant. Most of the data it contained was corrupted, save for what remained of an emergency beacon. The message it carried was one of danger and warning, delivered by none other than Captain Harvey Geisler.

Recalled from Shore Leave in the Alpha Quadrant, Captain Geisler summons the best Starfleet has to offer and takes command of the USS Black Hawk-A. Their destination is the mysterious Finnean Convergence Zone where nothing has ever gone in, and whatever has ever emerged, has not emerged alive.

But somewhere, inside the zone, awaits both incredible opportunities for exploration, and perhaps the greatest danger the Federation has ever faced. Can the crew of the USS Black Hawk find this threat before it is too late?


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Latest News Items

» We're Five!

Posted on 17 Dec 2018 @ 4:30pm by Captain Harvey Geisler in Sim Announcement

I love Star Trek. I love the Muppets. And I love you all for helping make the Black Hawk one of the best places to sim on the interwebs. December 12, 2013 marked the first post of this fine simulation, and while I'm (ironically) 5 days late, I cannot believe we've made it 5 years.

This adventure has had its ups and its downs, but if I would do anything differently, it would be to find you all a whole lot sooner than I did.

Here's a toast to the Black Hawk! Let's make it another five more!

» We're Home!

Posted on 18 Oct 2018 @ 4:02pm by Captain Harvey Geisler in Sim Announcement

Congratulations everyone! We made it. Our next mission is officially open, and I'm loving that everyone is jumping back in and writing character development posts again. As promised, our next mission won't be as structured and will be very freeform in how it progresses.

Mission 17 will be our last in the zone as well. The end is near! Thanks again, and happy posting!

» Medic!

Posted on 22 Sep 2018 @ 8:04pm by Captain Harvey Geisler in Arrivals

Please welcome back a former player who is now taking on the role of a Corpsman, Senior Chief Petty Officer Alexander Rylan!

» A High Honor

Posted on 15 Sep 2018 @ 3:20am by Captain Harvey Geisler in Sim Announcement

Last month, I was shocked to learn that the USS Black Hawk was among 19 nominees for the 2018 Squiddie Awards, a contest sponsored by Ongoing Worlds. These awards are only given to one club, one individual, and one game each year. Given the competition, I did not believe that we had a chance of winning.

This week has been insanely crazy for me, so much so that I've spent much of it offline. During a break at work, I skimmed my email only to discover a bit of incredible news.

It is my pleasure to announce that we have won! That's right! The USS Black Hawk has been awarded with one of these coveted Squiddies for "Excellence in Role Playing.

The official announcement reads:
The USS Black Hawk of Bravo Fleet stands tall among a deep field of role plays across many genres. In 2017, it placed in the Tournament of Simulations, and within its own club, took home two Task Force Sim of the Month Awards, one Fleet Sim of the Quarter Award, and one Fleet Admiralty Unit Citation. Its writing excellence extended all year long through all missions. While the writing styles of the individual authors are quite different, they fit together extremely well to form a cohesive and compelling story. In addition, the veteran players prove very welcoming and helpful to newer ones. The Black Hawk provides a great simming excellence model for us all to follow.

I am floored and still very much speechless. I owe you all a tremendous thank you! I have simmed on many games in many genres over the years, but nothing, absolutely nothing, has compared to my time as a player or game manager with the Black Hawk. That is because of all of you. Without you, this game would be nothing more than a fleeting fantasy. You are all wonderful! Let's continue excellent storytelling together!

You can learn more about the Squiddies and the other winners in this announcement here.


» Another Honor!

Posted on 18 Aug 2018 @ 9:04pm by Captain Harvey Geisler in Out of Character

It is my pleasure to announce that Lieutenant Commander Arjin Djinx has been named Player of the Month for Bravo Fleet's Task Force 9!

The original announcement can be found HERE.

Latest Mission Posts

» Quiet

Mission: The Kalisa Conundrum
Posted on 14 Dec 2018 @ 5:43am by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mofrich Torg

For the last several months, the Black Hawk had suffered uneasiness after uneasiness, temporal and subspace distortions, and moments of mental ambiguity.

And now the only word Torg could use to describe the mood in the Intelligence Complex… was quiet.

Sure, there were sounds of consoles beeping, programs processing, air…

» Jury Rigging

Mission: The Kalisa Conundrum
Posted on 03 Dec 2018 @ 5:49pm by Lieutenant Joey Geisler & Staff Warrant Officer William Griffin

"Multi-adaptive shielding," Griffin said loudly, quieting the hum of his mechanics' conversations in the shuttle bay as they turned to focus on him and the schematic he had up on the big display panel. They were nine strong, alpha maintenance team and there wasn't one of them under thirty, they…

» Captain's Mast

Mission: Fractured
Posted on 02 Dec 2018 @ 5:38am by Captain Harvey Geisler & Ensign Kelly Khan

Harvey wasn't sure how long it had been since they'd escaped the horrors of the now-dubbed Time Warp Nebula. The ship was still a long way from normal operations, yet it probably never would be normal until they could complete their mission and go home. The best he could do…

» In The Darkness

Mission: The Kalisa Conundrum
Posted on 01 Dec 2018 @ 8:16pm by Captain Harvey Geisler & Lieutenant Commander Jayla Kij

It was obvious that whenever someone arrived in the Kalisa system that they were there for one reason and one reason only: to get to the archive. While the Black Hawk remained stationary well outside of the defensive system's range, the crew of the Federation starship had done little, if…

» The Front Gate

Mission: The Kalisa Conundrum
Posted on 25 Nov 2018 @ 4:49pm by Captain Harvey Geisler & Commander Thiago Teixeira & Lieutenant Commander Terry Walsh & Lieutenant Commander Arjin Djinx & Lieutenant Joey Geisler & Lieutenant Gemma Alexander & Lieutenant Camila Di Pasquale & Lieutenant Avery Stuart Ph.D. & Lieutenant JG Jazmin Parks & Staff Warrant Officer William Griffin & Ensign Kelly Khan

"Captain's Log, Stardate 66176.6. Four weeks have passed since the time warp incident. Morale is lower than expected, but it's hard to expect much in an unknown region with no way to contact home. On two occasions in the last few months, I considered turning and taking our chances with…