Tribbles in Ecstasy Episode 233

Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 233: Banter with Bort

This week we are joined by Jeremy “Borticus” Randall, Staff Systems Designer from Cryptic Studios where we ask questions from the community and talk about some of the latest updates in Star Trek Online.

After we chat the Borticus the crew discuss this week’s news from Star Trek Online (1:26:39), Star Trek Timelines (1:49:59), Conventions (2:03:54), Fan Productions (2:27:59), Listener Feedback (2:30:00) and more!


Community Question:

What conventions have you or will you be attending and what are you looking forward to?

Help a friend of the Community:

Thomas (AKA Mav from STOked Radio)Please help friend of the show and fellow Star Trek Online player and podcaster Mav with donations to support his recovery with his current health situation here:

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Length: 2 hours 59 minutes 27 seconds – Size: 247Mb

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Foundry Mission:

There was no mission reviewed this week.

Our next mission we will review is:
Title: Cold Horizons
Faction: Federation
Author: nak3dsnake
Why not give it a play and send us your review? We’ll read it out on the show!

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Star Trek Online
STO at Star Trek Mission New York
15% Bonus Zen Sale
Release Notes: September 1st, 2016
Star Trek Online Console Differences
Get your STO ship 3D printed!
Star Trek on
Tribble Patch Notes: Lighting update

Star Trek Timelines
Star Trek Timelines Wiki
Release Notes – Star Trek Timelines 1.4.0 is Live!
Server issues August 31st
Faction Event: “Second Battle of New York” Update (rewards)
Second Battle of New York Voting

Star Trek Online at Star Trek Mission New York!
Star Trek: Mission New York
Destination Star Trek Europe

Any Other Business
Antaeus Theatre Company
Help Mav from STOked Radio

Star Trek Fan Productions
Renegades: The Requiem website (Previously known as Star Trek Renegades)
The Outer Rim (Previously known as Star Trek Anthology)
The Outer Rim fundraiser
The Outer Rim Vignette based on “Assignment: Earth”

Other links of Interest
5th Passenger website
The Circuit Film web site

Community Feedback
Episode 231 feedback on the Star Trek Online forums
Episode 232 feedback on the Star Trek Online forums

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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.

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 Tribbles in Ecstasy Psi Fleet, and on the KDF it’s Targs in Ecstasy.
Please note in March 2017, the Federation fleet name was changed from “Psi Tribbles Fleet” to “Tribbles in Ecstasy Psi Fleet”.


Hosts: MidNite Shadow
Panelists: Sunseahl and TimberWolf
Guest: Jeremy “Borticus” Randall, Staff Systems Designer, Star Trek Online

Broadcaster: MidNite Shadow
Broadcast live: 2nd September 2016

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.