On the Spartan blog, Derek Sinclair (aka Spartan Derek) has outlined the roadmap for the third edition of Firestorm Armada, due out in August. In the article he also talks about design decisions that are being made for 3.0, including changes to some core mechanisms of the game.
One of the most significant changes away from the game itself is that Spartan now has community and design teams for Firestorm. It might not look like a big change, but it’s one that should have a far-reaching and positive effect on the game.
Derek also opened a thread on the Spartan Forums to invite a conversation with the community, and several of his posts there have gone into more detail about 3.0 in response to some great posts from community members.