Tribbles in Ecstasy Episode 257

Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 257: Changes

Lot of Star Trek news to go through again in this week’s episode… we talk about Comcis, Conventions (0:27:04), Star Trek Timelines (0:28:25), Unofficial Productions (0:47:17), Star Trek Online PC news (1:37:49), Star Trek Online Console news (3:45:31), Community Feedback (4:01:21) and more!


Community Questions:

  1. What do you think about the space changes in Star Trek Online that we’ve seen so far on the Tribble server and discussed in this episode?
  2. What new features would like to have introduced into Star Trek Timelines version 1.8 that’s due out soon?

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Length: 4 hours 47 minutes 27 seconds – Size: 264.28MB

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Show Links:

Star Trek Online – PC News
PC Patch Notes for 16th March 2017
Details on Space Balance Changes
Tribble Maintenance And Release Notes – 15th March 2017
Tribble Maintenance And Release Notes – 17th March 2017

Star Trek Online – Console News
Console Patch Notes 14th March 2017
The Breach Returns to Console!

1.8.0 Server Build Notes
1.8.0 Server Item Balance Pass Details
Faction Event Notes ‘Shore Leave’ 16th March 2017

Star Trek News
Free Comic Book Day Website
Scott and David Tipton Tell Us About The “Dark And Distorted” Mirror Universe
Comixology Website
Eaglemoss Star Trek Graphic Novel Collection
The G and T Show Website
Gettysburg’s Address Episode 5 with Kelly Thompson

This Week In Star Trek History
Contagion (Star Trek: The Next Generation) on Wikipedia

Convention News
FCD Out Of The Ashes 2.0

Star Trek Original Cast + Bridge Movieland Restoration
Thin Financial Report and a New Crowdfund Campaign
Axanar Studio Crowdfunding Campaign Begins March 20
Industry Studios Kickstarter Video (Pre-release)
Kickstarter Deletes Axanar Spam, Peters Suspends Refunds
Axanar Donor Store reported to be back!

Combat Log
Tribble server testing High End DPS build!

In The Community
Toms property moving fund
Fred Casden on Twitch
Fred Casden’s Basement on Youtube
Several of our members went to Melba’s 81st Birthday! Melba is now our newest (and oldest) Captain! on Twitter
12th Fleet Goes to Arkansas
Lawrence Montaigne has passed away. Stonn(Amok Time), Decius(Balance of Terror)

Community Feedback
Episode 256: ‘A J-Normous Show’ on the STO Forums
Tribbles in Ecstasy Episode 256 on Reddit
Tribbles in Ecstasy Podcast Episode 256 on G+

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: Sunseahl, StooDogg and TimberWolf

Broadcaster: MidNite Shadow
Broadcast live: Friday, 17th March 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.