Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 51: Looking for F2P in all the wrong places???

We at Tribbles in Ecstasy, the weekly talk show from & Holosuite Media that explores Star Trek and Star Trek online, has teamed up with our friends at and give away a pair of General Admission Weekend tickets for Star Trek Las Vegas Convention to our WHAT STAR TREK MEANS TO YOU contest winner, Nathan Davis! So come on over and have a listen!

Take a listen as we discuss our love of Star Trek and STO in a casual and friendly atmosphere.Tribbles is a Community based weekly talk show sponsored by and Be sure to tune in Friday, 6pm EST on for our live show and listin to our audio remastered shows on on Wedesdays at 12pm EST.

Follow with us in our IRC chat room at or in STO’s game chat at “holosuite”. If you wish to add our IRC channel to any Apps, add #holosuite from the server. Any questions, comments or ideas about our show, please write to us.

Looking for a fleet, look us up in Star Trek Online. We have two very fun fleet, on the Federation side it’s Tribbles in Ecstasy, and on the KDF it’s Targs in Ecstasy.


Host/Exc. Producer: Xander Hayes
CoHost: Alastor
Audio Engineer: Dion Sol
Content Manager: Bishop
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @Tribbles In XTC
TIE’s theam song by Warp11
TIE’s Logo by Michel Achard

Show Notes

Star Trekkin

1.  Star Trek themed Latex Clothing here’s a new line of latex clothing based on the uniforms from TOS and TNG

2. Star Trek TNG blu-ray blues If you are one of the tons of people that picked up the TNG season one you might be having some audio issues

3. Bill Shatner and Wil Wheaton to Narrate Mars rover landing NASA has asked two Star Trek Stars to help them promote the new Mars rover Curiosity

4. Star Trek TNG PEZ so you’ve been wanting to add to your Star Trek or PEZ collection well have we found the perfect thing for you

5. New TOS Retro Art Prints Artist Juan Ortiz has created 80 different movie-style posters, one for each Original Series episode



1 The State of the Game In this installment of the State of the Game Stahl says that this is a great time to start playing STO

2. This Week in the Patch Notes…
A. On July 27th cooldown timers were added to all of the Tholian Ground and Borg Invasion missions. 15 minutes for Easy, 30 minutes for Medium, and 20 hours for Hard
B. Finally in the August 2nd update the many recent tailor issues such as not being able to edit rank pips and insignia have been corrected

3. Dilithium 101 This article features useful information about Dilithium including what it is, how to earn it, and how to use it

4. Season 6 Foundry Release Notes The Foundry has been reopened and here are the new release notes


Meet the DOffs

1.Keeping the doffs
people have tossed around the idea that higher doffs should be a used but keep in your deck

2.The cxp is not useless
borticus has said that the cxp to fleet marks are in the works as well as how they will be arranged

3.this doff is a tard
more doff names this week a warp theorie purple quality

4.some klingon missions are gone!
eeyup some klingon missions have gone missing since the last patch

5.the hamlet mission doff reward
the reward for the doff mission performance of hamlet has a rather interesting reward for a critical a doff by the name of shakespeare a quartermaster that is also photonic

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