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Priority One: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

May 12, 2014

Greetings, Captains! You're listening to Episode 173 of Priority One Podcast, the premier Star Trek Online podcast! This episode was recorded on Thursday, May 8th, 2014 and published on Monday, May 12th, 2014 at! Happy Monday, Captains! In episode 173 of Priority One Podcast, Jayce, CookieCupcakes, and Elijah brace themselves for a Tempest on the Horizon and jump right into STONews this week. Itching for a new ship? Well, in STONews, Jayce and Elijah review the release of the new Patrol Escort Refit and its Fleet variant. Later, Elijah asks -- what if Star Trek Online wasn't instanced? In this week's Field Notes, Jayce continues his discussion on Defense. Later, in our Community Spotlight segment, we have an interview with the creative mind behind Star Trek: Horizon, Tommy Kraft. Star Trek Horizon is another independent film project that takes place a few years after the voyages of the Enterprise NX-01. This is an independent film project you won't want to miss. And of course as always, we’ll open hailing frequencies and see what’s incoming from you — our listeners. Be sure to check out Priority One Production's 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 #20 Genese Davis: Twelve Famous Player-Driven MMORPG Moments Star Trek: Horizon This week's Community Question Will you be purchasing the new Escort? How do you think it compares to the other -- more commonly used escorts in the game (like the Fleet Defiant?) What do you think about dropping server instances in STO and just having 2 or three world servers? What hurdles do you think STO would face? What other benefits do you think this could have to the game? 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!