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Priority One: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Nov 18, 2013

Greetings, Captains! You're listening to Episode 150 of Priority One Podcast (that's right, 150!)- the premier Star Trek Online podcast! This episode was recorded live on on Thursday, November 14th, 2013 and published for download on Monday, November 18th at! That's right, Captains, 150 episodes, the big one-five-oh, and we couldn't have done it without your support! Unfortunately James got a little too into the celebratory mood with the Cardassian Canar, and so Tony and Elijah take the helm whilst wearing party hats! We celebrate this milestone episode with plenty of special guests & plenty of content! This week we Trek Out the science behind a Dyson Sphere when NASA Jet Propulsion Lab’s scientist, Dr. Robert Hurt joins us again on Priority One Podcast. In STO News, Season 8 has finally hit Holodeck, and we’ll be giving you our first-impressions of the new content. Several Dev Blogs have been published as well (19, 20, 21 and 22) - so we’ll be highlighting those for you too! Later, we’re joined by Star Trek Online’s Community Manager, Brandon “Branflakes” Feltzer to share his insights on community feedback for Season 8, and of course as always, we’ll open hailing frequencies and see what’s incoming from you, our lovely listeners. Are you awesome at articulation? Brilliant at blogging? Crazy for creating content? Then join our team! Email us at Topics Discussed Mac Client Open Beta Now Live Free Solanae Tribble Lifetime Sale, New Vet Rewards ARC Development Upate #2 Season 8, Dev Blog 19 Season 8, Dev Blog 20 Season 8, Dev Blog 21 Season 8, Dev Blog 22 Season 8 Patch Notes This Week's Community Questions What is your idea for a feature that Perfect World could build into ARC that might make it a more acceptable - or even useful - addition to your gaming experience? What are your thoughts on the new Federation tutorial? Do you think it remedies the barrier to entry for incoming players? Does it do a good job of teaching game-mechanics whilst immersing you in the Star Trek mythos? Captains, what do you think of the new Voth Bastion Cruiser? Is this a ship you want to fly? Is it more attractive than the other available Flight-Deck ships in-game? Let us know your thoughts in the comments! We are Live on every Thursday at 10pm ET / 7pm PT! If you’d like to join us live, during the show, Trek Radio has a built in IRC Chat client. Just click on the Community menu tab and select IRC Chat - input your desired screen name and enter! The Priority One Network is always looking for new team members that have a passion for Star Trek. Please know that all of our positions are volunteer, but we do offer a well known outlet for your work. If you have a particular skill that you believe could enhance our content, then send your contact information and experience along with a few writing samples to Did you miss any of our great Blogs last week? Stop by this link and see for yourself! How about our latest Video Release? You can also follow us on the social media sites! We’re on Facebook! Head over to and say, "Hi!" Or, Check us out on Twitter via @stopriorityone for show times and other cool stuff. Liked this episode? Totally hated it? Leave a comment below, Contact Us using our handy web form or leave your comments on the STO Forum thread for Episode 149! Enjoy the show!