Tribbles in Ecstasy Episode 254

Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 254: Arena of Conversation

After real life meant the crew recorded a couple of days late, we once again discuss this week’s Star Trek news. In this episode we discuss Star Trek Online PC news, Star Trek Online Console news (0:33:08), Star Trek Timelines (0:52:25), General Star Trek News (1:32:54), Star Trek Discovery (1:41:59), Conventions (1:46:38), Unofficial Productions (1:51:58), Community Feedback (2:43:50) and more!


Community Questions:

  1. What are your thoughts on the Star Trek Online challenge “Arena of Sompek” and how did you battle skills fair?
  2. How do you feel about Star Trek Timelines rewards always being so random?
  3. What 7 names would you have the 7 planets named as?

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Length: 3 hours 32 minutes 13 seconds – Size: 195MB

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Star Trek Online – General news
Star Trek Online Youtube Page
Community Downtime Stream

Star Trek Online – PC news
The Arena of Sompek Special Event!
The Arena of Sompek Rewards!
The Means to an End
PC Patch Notes for 23rd Feb 2017

Star Trek Online – Console News
T6 Flagships!
T6 Flagship Stats!
Temporal Agent Weekly Event Rewards Week 2!
Echoes of Light Week 2 Rewards!
Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 242: Naussican Distortions
Playstation 4 Patch Notes for 21st Feb 2017

Combat Log
Arena of Sompek Event by TimberWolf
Arena of Sompek and other Star Trek Online STFs by Fred Casden’s Basement
Star Trek Online: Arena Of Sompek by Fred Casden’s Basement
T6 NX Retrofit class review and tests by TimberWolf
Agents of Yesterday on PS4 by TimberWolf

Foundry Spotlight
Star Trek Online – Foundry – EXTINCTION – Teaser Trailer

Star Trek Timelines
Star Trek Timelines on Facebook
Update on chat/Gauntlet issues and rewards fix
DS Niners Pack Details
Faction Event announcement: Children of Apollo 02/23/2017
Key information about next week’s event: The Whole Truth 03/02/2017
Safety Jim PSA: Cloudflare Security Issue

Star Trek News
Qapla’! Klingon Imperial Porter, The First of Three Star Trek Beers Coming This Year

This Week In Star Trek History
Star Trek Birthday: Martha Hackett (Ensign Seska) Feb 21st 1961

Main Viewer
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Release Date Is Likely To Be September 2017

Convention News
FCD Events Post on Facebook with the itinerary
FCD Events Post on Facebook with the FAQs
FCD Events Post on Facebook on the Competition
DisruptorCon: Player Gathering @ PAX East
Mulgrew & More Join the Trek Vegas Guest List

What We Left Behind: Star Trek Deep Space Nine Documentary
The Circuit (2017)
The Outer Rim Homepage
The Outer Rim – A Science Fiction Anthology Webseries Audrey Flight Deck Video on Facebook
The Outer Rim – A Science Fiction Anthology Webseries on Facebook
Star Trek ContinuesTo Boldly Indiegogo
Removed Axanar Facebook Post

Science Lab
NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star
Adam Nimoy @adam_nimoy on Twitter

In The Community
ZEFilms Productions on Youtube
Demorecord School
James Kurland @KurlandHere on Twitter

Community Feedback
Tribbles in Ecstasy episode 253 feedback on the Facebook Group Star Trek Discovery : An Unofficial Fanpage
Tribbles in Ecstasy episode 253 feedback on the Star Trek: The Reboots Facebook Group
Tribbles in Ecstasy episode 253 feedback on the Facebook Group Star Trek Online Xbox One
Tribbles in Ecstasy episode 253 feedback on 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: Dragon, Sunseahl, StooDogg

Broadcaster: MidNite Shadow
Broadcast live: 16th 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.