Welcome to the USS Excalibur!
A 22nd Fleet simulation!

The current sim year is 2391.

In a world where one species has been rocked to their very core, another has lost everything they ever held dear to them, and both are bent on showing that they can recover in vastly different ways. All it takes is one shot to the bow and hell might break loose. Add into that one race that may choose to take advantage of all the chaos and it looks like a recipe for disaster.


The USS Excalibur, an Ascension-class starship is currently assigned to the 22nd Fleet serves as a carrier with weapons systems dwarfing even the strongest foes while being able to carry the same amount of fighters as the Concorde-class. The Ascension-class starship is one of the most advanced and most powerful vessels ever built by Starfleet. Rated for combat, exploration, scientific, diplomatic, and logistics missions, the 1,600 member crew is dedicated to serving at the forefront of Starfleet and the Federation.

As part of the 22nd Fleet, we are not governed by Task Forces or regions of space, the whole Star Trek galaxy is our playground. No matter what we want to do, or where we want to go, the support of the fleet will be there. Our focus is on our writing, not politics. Just like the fleet charter, we aim to create a safe environment, free from harassment and discrimination, for creative writers to explore various universes and genres in a collaborative environment. We still do follow main canon requirements from a range of sources, up to and including the most recent movies, but we do not have a set linear timeline of a canon plot to follow. We focus on our writing and doing so as a team. That is our focus. We may not post 100+ posts a month, but we write our posts with care and quality in mind.

We welcome all visitors to our website, our little piece of the galaxy. Please enjoy our website, have a look around and if you are interested in becoming part of the USS Excalibur crew, please join us by applying through our application form and feel free to join our Discord server if you have any questions and to meet our crew once your application is accepted.

We also have some frequently asked questions that will help you in your journey with us here on the USS Excalibur. I look forward to seeing you soon as a crewmember on our simulation!

Current Command Team

Commanding Officer, Game Master & Webmaster
Executive Officer & Assistant Game Master
Captain Anthony Richardson
Commander Elias Wren


Latest News Items

» Change In Rating

Posted on Sat Feb 15, 2020 @ 11:11am by Captain Anthony Richardson in Website Update

Something I have been looking at over the last few weeks has been our sim rating, that being the "000" that we have, which currently means that we have not allowed any posts to refer to, or have any swearing, violence or sexual content at any time. I have been looking at it, as I feel that it may be a little too restrictive, and I have looked at a number of other simulations and I am today going to be increasing the rating of the simulation.

While we will still remain overall a +13 simulation, I am going to be changing the content that we allow onboard the simulation to a level of "111", which will mean the following: -

1. Infrequent, mild swearing is permitted. (i.e. the occasional swear word or piece of offensive language is fine)
2. Mild sexual innuendo and references permitted. (i.e. no sex scenes but references can be used)
3. Mild violence is permitted. (i.e. things you would see in a PG/M rated film is alright. Nothing beyond that.)

This is not free reign to go crazy, but it will allow you, and future writers, to have slightly fewer restrictions placed upon them when writing posts. We will still monitor posts and if the command team feels that a post is beyond this limit, we will either remove the section(s) of the post or return the post and ask for a re-write of the section(s) needed.


» Welcome Back To An Old Hand

Posted on Fri Feb 14, 2020 @ 10:36am by Captain Anthony Richardson in New Players

Please welcome back Steve to our simulation as Commander Elias Wren who will be reassuming his position as Executive Officer. Steve was with us back in early 2019 and left to focus on his health and it is great to have him back. He is a Commanding Officer himself and has led many successful simulations across the time, so I know that he will bring a lot of experience and knowledge to the simulation as we rebuild and bring back the plethora of activity and posting that we all want to see here on the simulation.


» Return To Posting

Posted on Wed Jan 8, 2020 @ 6:14am by Captain Anthony Richardson in Sim Announcement

Hey Everyone, I've given an extra few days but now today is the day to get back to posting. I will be shortly starting up a joint post with everyone to get things moving again and as per the email I sent just prior to the holidays (or New Year), everyone is asked to submit a solo mission post to get themselves cleared off the activity list. This needs to be done in the next seven (7) days, please.

Let's get the ball rolling, our target is 30 posts this month!

I won't send out a December Update since there really was not much going on.


» Merry Christmas!!!

Posted on Wed Dec 25, 2019 @ 8:55pm by Captain Anthony Richardson in General News

I just want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. It has been quite a day here in Sydney for my family and me, we had a massive buffet lunch and loads of laughter and fun. It was a great day to just enjoy the company. Loads of leftovers across all three families, so I'm sure there is plenty to enjoy heading into New Years.

I hope that you all enjoy (or have enjoyed) your day with your friends and families, enjoy the day, enjoy the food and the company, and of course, your presents. For me, my present was just to be with my family for the day instead of working, so I felt very blessed to have that.

Looking forward to us all coming back on January 4th, 2020 with our posting and a great year planned for the simulation!!!


» Awards

Posted on Mon Dec 16, 2019 @ 7:26am by Captain Anthony Richardson in Ship Awards

I have been slowly working through moving all the awards over from the database to the actual website now and going through and adding all the awards that you have all either been awarded or that you deserve, so that will take a little bit of today for me to go through. The new award images are already up on the website. At the moment, we have 17 awards but I am hoping to add more and of course, if you think of any sort of award that we should have (since we pretty much have free reign for what awards we want), then let me know. I'll be around most of today.

As for awards that need handing out as they were forgotten in the mayhem of the changes that have gone on, I want to present our very our Chief Security/Tactical Officer Ensign Noah Maritz with a 6 Months Service Ribbon



Teresa joined the simulation on 2 June 2019, so her 6 months of service was earlier this month, so I apologise for the short delay, but well done on reaching this great milestone with the simulation Teresa, you deserve it!!!


Latest Mission Posts

» Unexpected Surprise, Part Three

Mission: Do You Remember?
Posted on Mon Feb 24, 2020 @ 7:57pm by Captain Anthony Richardson & Commander Elias Wren

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"Over the last two and a half years, he has been travelling in any way he can around to different Romulan planets and systems to find the information he needed. Yesterday, he had what he was looking for. Our mission orders are to head to the neutral zone, not…


» Unexpected Surprise, Part Two

Mission: Do You Remember?
Posted on Mon Feb 24, 2020 @ 7:57pm by Captain Anthony Richardson & Commander Elias Wren

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“Sounds like you’re definitely needed to remove him from the position. Last thing the Federation or the Romulans need is a war which that act most certainly would have brought.” Wren replied. “Well, I’m happy to help you, Captain. However, I’m not sure what plans Starfleet had for me…


» Unexpected Surprise, Part One

Mission: Do You Remember?
Posted on Mon Feb 24, 2020 @ 7:56pm by Captain Anthony Richardson & Commander Elias Wren

Elias Wren wandered freely around the commercial area of Delphi. Having arrived earlier in the day, after a fairly long journey from Earth, he was glance to be stretching his legs and catching a breath of uncirculated air. The busyness of the area put him at ease. People going about…


» Two Little Things, Part Two

Mission: Do You Remember?
Posted on Mon Feb 24, 2020 @ 7:54pm by Captain Anthony Richardson & Commander Elias Wren & Lieutenant Amelia Wilson & Lieutenant JG Atrorius S'harien & Lieutenant JG Cassandra Rae & Lieutenant JG Noah Maritz

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“Our main objective has always been to get to the location of where my sister and niece are, take an away team to the surface, find them, bring them back home and get the hell out of here...”

[NEW]

“... the secondary objective to that is to lay down…


» Two Little Things, Part One

Mission: Do You Remember?
Posted on Mon Feb 24, 2020 @ 7:53pm by Captain Anthony Richardson & Commander Elias Wren & Lieutenant Amelia Wilson & Lieutenant JG Atrorius S'harien & Lieutenant JG Cassandra Rae & Lieutenant JG Noah Maritz

The ship was heading off to its final location, the moment that would be happening in about four hours time. This was what they were tasked with doing, Anthony knew that something big was going to happen, and he wanted to make sure that his senior staff were fully aware…