Tribbles in Ecstasy Episode 249

Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 249: First Contact

The team makes first contact with David Limburg and Will Ross from FCD Events about their Out of the Ashes convention starting on March 31st.

After our interview we cover all the news from Star Trek Online (1:12:40), Star Trek Timelines (1:55:08), Star Trek News (2:11:49), Star Trek Discovery (2:34:32), Axanar (2:57:26), Listener Feedback (3:34:18) and more!


Community Questions:

  1. What was your first convention experience like?
  2. What do you think about the new Star Trek Online Reputation System?
  3. What would you like to see in Star Trek Timelines version 1.7 release?
  4. Do you have any Tribble related songs or poems you’d like to share with us?

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Length: 4 hours 6 minutes 0 seconds – Size: 226MB

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Foundry Mission:

There was no mission reviewed this week.

Our next mission we will review is:
Title: Raktajino in a Jar
Faction: KDF
Author: drogyn1701
Why not give it a play and send us your review? We’ll read it out on the show!

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Show Links:

FCD Events
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Star Trek Online – PC
Kits and Modules Research School
The Lukari Restoration Initiative Reputation
K-13 Fleet Holding Special Unlocks!
PC Infinity Box Update – Tier 6 Elachi Ships
Featured Episode: Of Signs and Portents
Roleplay Blog: A Gathering of Wills
PC Patch Notes for January 19th, 2017

Star Trek Online – Console
No links for STO on Console this week!

Star Trek Timelines
Star Trek Timelines Wiki
Facebook FAQ
Rule 125
Server update in preparation of 1.7.0
StooDogg’s honest review vid

Star Trek News
Miguel Ferrer Dies
Chain of command Part 1
Chain of command Part 2
Deforest Kelley would have turned 97 on Friday 20th

Main Viewer
James Frain Joins Discovery As Sarek (via
James Frain Joins Discovery As Sarek (via
Star Trek Discovery Intro Music Revealed?

Axanar Settles (via
Axanar Settles (via
Axanar Settles (via

Science Lab
Eugene Cernan, Last Man on the Moon, Dies at 82
Asteroid named after Wil Wheaton

Community Feedback
Episode 248 feedback on the Star Trek Online forums
ZEFilms YouTube video on the new skin shows the T1 NX
The Great Tribble Hunt song from Mark Pollock [MP3]
Episode 248 feedback on the YouTube
Shout out from Fred Casden’s Basement

Other links of Interest
5th Passenger website
The Circuit Film web site
The Outer Rim (Previously known as Star Trek Anthology)
The Outer Rim fundraiser
The Outer Rim Vignette based on “Assignment: Earth”
Renegades: The Requiem website (Previously known as Star Trek Renegades)

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About Tribbles in Ecstasy

Tribbles in Ecstasy is a Community based weekly talk show sponsored by Be sure to tune in Fridays from 8pm EST on for our live show and you can listen to our audio remastered shows on Holosuite Media and on iTunes a couple of days later. So take a listen as we discuss our love of Star Trek and STO in a casual and friendly atmosphere.

Fleets of Tribbles in Ecstasy

Star Trek Online Federation Fleet: Tribbles in Ecstasy Psi Fleet.
Star Trek Online KDF Fleet: Targs in Ecstasy.
Star Trek Timelines Fleet: Tribbles in Ecstasy.


Hosts: MidNite Shadow
Panelists: Sunseahl and StooDogg
Guests: Will Ross and David Limburg from FCD Events

Broadcaster: MidNite Shadow
Broadcast live: 20th January 2017

Audio Engineer: MidNite Shadow
Producer: MidNite Shadow
Executive Producer: Xander Hayes

Email: [email protected]
TiE’s theme song by: Warp11
TiE’s Logo by: Adam Ihle
TiE’s broadcast splash screens by: Green Dragoon


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.