Briefly, the FF edition of CE not as complete as Eon yet, but in many ways more
carefully thought out (but still founded on Eon, of course). It is a
great pleasure to play with because of the ergonomics and production
values. There are many new powers, and most of them are interesting.
The old powers they include are among the best. There are also some
new optional features like Tech, which adds a Civ-like flavor (haven’t
played this yet). And while IANAP (I am not a parakeet), it’s
gorgeous, and I would say the alien art is actually better than the
original Eon art. Needless to say, it’s light years better yet than
the Mayfair or Avalon Hill art.
and see for yourself! I will play this
new edition pretty much any chance I get. I hope you end up buying a
copy; the more gamers who do, the more likely Fantasy Flight will
continue to release awesome expansions.