Tribbles in Ecstasy

Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 182: Tangent Vectors Maxed

In this week’s episode, Captain MidNite Shadow leads the crew of the USS Tribble with another new panelist, Doc, who joins Dragon and StooDogg and the usual crew into discussions about all the Star Trek Online and Star Trek news that has been released this week!

In this week’s episode the Tribbles crew discuss:

  • R&D Weekend,
  • Social media event for a mega-bonus weekend,
  • United Federation of Planets’ interview with Stephen Ricossa,
  • the new Role Playing Blog,
  • STO Release Notes,
  • “Butterfly” Review (part 2!),
  • Sneak peak at the final episode of the Iconian war,
  • Star Trek Renegades,
  • Star Trek: Anthology,
  • Star Trek Beyond,
  • Red Shirt Diaries,
  • Trekyards,
  • and more!

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Prepare for the fight – Social Media Event
Research lab cosmetic alteration
United Federation of Planets interview STO EP, Stephen Ricossa
Tales of the War 19
Release Notes: August 27th, 2015
Priority One Plays Butterfly play-through with Kate Bankson, Content Designer at Cryptic Studios
Sneak Peak at Final Episode of Iconian War
Aron Eisenberg – Kidney transplant
Aron Eisenberg – Kidney transplant from 1701 News
STO players mass meet vigil as Ferengi characters in game
Patrick Stewart open to reprising the role of Jean Luc Picard
Star Trek Renegades
Star Trek Anthology
Star Trek Anthology on Facebook
Star Trek Beyond new from
The Red Shirt Diaries
Trekyards Samuel Cockings interviews Alice Krige on the aesthetics of Borg ships
STO Forums – Tribbles Official Thread for Episode 181

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About Tribbles in Ecstasy

Tribbles is a Community based weekly talk show sponsored by Be sure to tune in Friday, 7pm EST on for our live show and listen to our audio remastered shows on Holosuite Media and on iTunes. So take a listen as we discuss our love of Star Trek and STO in a casual and friendly atmosphere.

Join a Tribbles in Ecstasy STO Fleet

Are you looking for a fleet? Look us up in Star Trek Online! We have two very fun fleets.
On the Federation side it’s Psi Tribbles Fleet, and on the KDF it’s Targs in Ecstasy.


Host: MidNite Shadow
Panelists: Doc, Dragon, Skipper, StooDogg, Sunseahl and Woody
Broadcaster: MidNite Shadow
Broadcast live: 28th August 2015
Guests: NA
Audio Engineer: MidNite Shadow
Producer: MidNite Shadow
Exec. Producer: Xander Hayes
Email: [email protected]
TiE’s theme song by Warp11
TiE’s Logo by Adam Ihle


Host of Tribbles in Ecstasy and FrakStars at Holosuite Media
Steve Roberts (AKA MidNite Shadow) is the Host, Producer and Audio Engineer of Tribbles in Ecstasy and FrakStars.

In real life Steve works full time in IT providing desktop support, creating web sites, databases and anything else that that needs an IT solution!

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, reading Star Trek novels, playing Star Trek Online (STO), podcasting, audio editing, watching science fiction and moderating the STO Forums.