Wesley's STCCG card of the day #210

Hi, folks,

now that we're back to normal stuff, I'll take a look at my late daddy:


Personnel, Federation, rare AU.
Integrity 8
Cunning 8
Strength 7
OFFICER, Honor, Archaeology, Music, Leadership, Computer Skill, Command Star (*), AU Icon.
"Lt. Commander aboard U.S.S. Stargazer under best friend Jean-Luc Picard. Husband of Beverly Crusher. Advised their son Wesley to seek his own way."
Another one of the AU bridge crew add-ons / replacements. This time we have the Picard clone, sharing OFFICER, Honor, Archaeology, Music and Leadership and replacing the Navigation with the similarly valuable Computer Skill. The only thing we lose here is the Diplomacy x2 of our good Captain.

(The other pairs:

Beverly Crusher         Beverly Picard
Tasha Yar               Tasha Yar Alternate
William Riker           Ian Andrew Troi
Data                    Rachel Garrett (somewhat)
Geordi LaForge          Montgomery Scott)

Which means you can actually assemble a near-bridge crew personnel stock out of pure AU cards, IMHO this was maybe even intended to take some air out of the secondary market prices for those cards and give less fortunate (or less rich) players a shot at having about the same strength cards as the rich kids with the entire bridge crew set. Wouldn't be the worst of moves, collectors still have their big cards being rare and players get access to very similar stuff a lot cheaper.

The often useful distinction within these card pairs that one is more slated towards space mission and the others towards planets does not work that well here, but there is a slight favoring of planets for Jack Crusher (Computer Skill + 1 extra Strength) and space for Jean-Luc (Navigation + Diplomacy x2 [Q-Net]).

Like our good Captain, Jack Crusher is more of a support card than a primary. His skills are often part of a mission requirement but he cannot do anything on his own and he does not really provide any useful classifications for overcoming Dilemmas. However, he'll do really fine if you play a Hunt for DNA program and in this role, his AU icon is of extra value as you can seed him under a preparatory mission with which you can avoid the hazards of a badly shuffled draw deck.

In total, he's nothing really spectacular but a decent support card for a Federation deck, especially if you are low on bridge crew.

Favorite combo(s):

- Jack Crusher + Hunt for DNA program

Ratings for : JACK CRUSHER

Wesley's rating:                7.5
Cole's rating:                  7.5
Conner's rating:                6.5
Heather's rating:               8.0
Jack's rating:                  7.0
John's rating:                  7.0
Q's rating:                     7.0
Tony's rating:                  8.0
AVERAGE RATING:                 7.3

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