The Star Trek: Ascendancy Play Mat takes all the guess work out of your galaxy building. This beautiful 3? x 3? game surface depicts the spiral arms of the galaxy which encompasses both the Alpha and Beta Quadrants, home to the game?s great civilizations. While providing an obvious border for your game map, the mat also indicates where you should place your Home System in both a three- and a four-player game. The mat is perfect for an evening of exploration and expansion.