Tribbles in Ecstasy Episode 253

Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 253: Tea Time!

Down to a skeleton crew, the remaining couple of Brits sit down for a cuppa to discuss this week’s Star Trek news. In this episode we discuss Star Trek Online PC news, Star Trek Online Console news (0:24:01), Star Trek Timelines (0:40:05), Star Trek News (0:55:58), Star Trek Discovery (1:10:20), Conventions (1:39:02), Unofficial Productions (1:42:30), Community Feedback (2:23:14) and more!


Community Questions:

  1. What balance changes would you like to see in Star Trek Online?
  2. With the return of the gauntlet in Star Trek Timelines, do you feel there is enough, too little or too much to do in game?
  3. What are thoughts on Star Trek Discovery now we know a little more on the casting?

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Length: 2 hours 55 minutes 27 seconds – Size: 161MB

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Show Links:

Star Trek Online – General news
Balance Changes Coming to Star Trek Online
Tribble Maintenance and Release Notes – February 17, 2017

Star Trek Online – PC news
Of Signs and Portents Week 4 Rewards!
[PC and Console] Downtime Stream Next Tuesday!
Perfect World Community on Twitch
Star Trek Online on Facebook
PC Patch Notes for 16th February 2017

Star Trek Online – Console News
Key Ring Bundle
Console Patch Notes 14th Feb, 2017
Tal Shiar Lockbox Stats!
Tal Shiar Lockbox!

Budget Builds
Timberwolf’s B’rel Retrofit Budget build (with Cannons!)

Star Trek Timelines
Star Trek Timelines Wiki
Star Trek Timelines Discord Group
Star Trek Timelines Sortable Workbook
Faction Event announcement – Season of Love
Server build notes 16th Feb, 2017

Star Trek News
Treknology Explores The Science of Trek
Quarto Knows Homepage
Mission Set for Operation Enterprise Roller Coaster

This Week In Star Trek History
(Star Trek TOS) “Space Seed” Debuted on Feb. 16, 1967

Main Viewer
Discovery Adds Three Starfleet Officers
Leaked Star Trek Discovery Photo of “Klingons”

Convention News
FCD Out of the Ashes 2.0

What We Left Behind: Star Trek Deep Space Nine Doc
DS9 Documentary Underway
Axanar on Youtube
What We Left Behind: Star Trek Deep Space Nine Documentary status
The Circuit IMDB
The Outer Rim
Flight Deck Of The Audrey Facebook Post
Construction Videos and pics on Facebook page
Fan-Edit of ‘Prelude’ Eliminates Alec Peters
Meet the Fan Editor Who Made ‘Prelude: Redux’
Alec Peters Discusses The Axanar Lawsuit And Settlement (Interview – Part 1)
Alec Peters Discusses The Axanar Lawsuit And Settlement (Interview – Part 2)
Axanar Lawsuit Settlement with Alec Peters – Trekyards Podcast #33
Star Trek – Horizon: Full Film

In The Community
Toms property moving fund
Update from Mav (14th Feb)

Community Feedback
Episode 252 Feedback from The Star Trek Online Forums

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: Geez

Broadcaster: MidNite Shadow
Broadcast live: 17th February 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
TiE’s segment bumpers: TymmyD


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.