Tribbles in Ecstasy Episode 235

Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 235: What Tech Problems?!

This episode we interview Star Trek Online‘s Executive Producer, Steve Ricossa and Producer Maria Rosseau to talk about STO on the console, Agents of Yesterday and to go through all the questions from the community. There were some technical difficulties during the interview and the worst of it was at the begining of the show but things do improve!

After the interview we discuss this week’s news from Star Trek Online (1:54:49), Star Trek Timelines (2:19:37), Star Trek News (2:20:41), Star Trek Discovery (2:30:31), and Listener Feedback (2:40:01) plus more!


Community Question:

If you were to submit a project or device for the betterment of humanity to the Roddenberry awards, what would it be and why?

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: or his new relocation plan to get a new job and back on his feet.

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Length: 3 hours 9 minutes 33 seconds – Size: 261Mb

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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
Interview questions
Maria’s photo of folding a Ferengi Marauder while chatting with us
15% key sale consoles
20% costume sale consoles
Console Dilithium bonus weekend
Console 20% ship sale
Console Release Notes: September 13th 2016
PC Release Notes: September 15th, 2016
PC – Junior Officer Weekend
Temporal Summary
Handy tips from Mr Valikin

Star Trek Timelines
Star Trek Timelines Wiki
Easter egg in Timelines
Star Trek Timelines 1.4.1 is live
New Crew Update 16th September 2016

Star Trek News
Star Trek Discovery Premiere moved to May 2017
Roddenberry Foundation Yearly Awards
Roddenberry Foundation website

Any Other Business
Help Mav from STOked Radio
Mav’s Relocation fund

Star Trek Fan Productions
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)

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

Community Feedback
Episode 234 feedback on the Star Trek Online forums
Episode 234 feedback on the Star Trek Online Fans Group
Episode 235 live feedback on Twitter from HippyJohn

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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 2016, the Federation fleet name was changed from “Psi Tribbles Fleet” to “Tribbles in Ecstasy Psi Fleet”.


Hosts: MidNite Shadow
Panelists: Sunseahl, StooDogg and TimberWolf
Guests: Steve Ricossa, Executive Producer and Maria Rosseau, Producer of Star Trek Online

Broadcaster: MidNite Shadow
Broadcast live: 16th 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.