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Priority One: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Apr 28, 2014

Greetings, Captains! You're listening to Episode 171 of Priority One Podcast, the premier Star Trek Online podcast! This episode was recorded on Thursday, April 24th, 2014 and published on Monday, April 28th at! This week, we conclude our interview with Star Trek Online’s Lead Designer, Al “CaptainGeko” Rivera as he discusses the latest featured episode “Surface Tension.” So Captains, we present you with yet another !!SPOILER ALERT!! If you have not yet played the mission, you may want to hold off listening to this episode until you do! In Trek It Out this week, a recent article from The Warp gets Elijah all riled up about the real problem keeping Star Trek from reaching its fullest potential in mass-media. In STO News, Cookie, Jayce, and Elijah review some of the amazing content to hit STO in Season 9; including some controversy surrounding the latest Undine Lock Box. And of course as always, we’ll open hailing frequencies and see what’s incoming from you -- our listeners. Be sure to check out the newest show in the Priority One Productions lineup, The Guard Frequency. This new show is focused on the latest offering from Wing Commander/Freelancer creator Chris Roberts and Cloud Imperium Games, Star Citizen. If you like Priority One, head on over to and see what awaits you in the world of Star Citizen! Topics Discussed Season 9 Dev Blog #18 - Undine Lock Box and Lobi Store Ships (Specs) Season 9 Dev Blog #19 - The Undine Lock Box (Story) This week's Community Question What do you think about the reports from The Wrap article? Do you think that JJ Trek could be a lot better with several different avenues for emersion? Could Star Wars actually turn out MUCH better than his reimagined Trek just because he doesn’t have to worry about jumping through licensing hoops? What is your opinion of Season 9 content? What do you think of the featured episode? What about the new PvE content? Let us know YOUR thoughts by commenting below! We are Live on every Thursday around 10:30pm ET / 7:30pm 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 Productions 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! Enjoy the show!