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Priority One: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Feb 17, 2014

Greetings, Captains! You're listening to Episode 161 of Priority One Podcast, the premier Star Trek Online podcast! This episode was recorded on Thursday, February 13th, 2014 and published for download on Monday, February 17th at! Elijah may have fallen victim to a nano-probe infection; but, Tony and James take the lead and bring you the latest from Star Trek Online. First, the guys Trek Out what would really happen if a black-hole formed in the center of a planet with Priority One's Science Advisor, Dr. Robert Hurt. In STO News we review new ship materials in Season 8 Dev Blog #49, another attempt from PWE to incentivise ARC testing, the latest Patch Notes to hit Holodeck, and an article from GamaSutra about Fighting Familiarity in games. Later, we 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 Trek It Out: What Would Happen If a Coin-Sized Black Hole Were Placed at the Earth's Center? Season 8 Dev Blog #49 - New Ship Materials Free Shuttle & Lobi through ARC Surprise! Fighting Familiarity to Maintain Player Enthusiasm Escapist Magazine Interviews SalamiInferno Patch Notes This Week's Community Questions Have these incentives enticed you to download ARC? How do you want to be surprised and kept on your toes in Star Trek Online? For instance, if explorations missions are to be developed further, how would you like to experience them? What unanticipated variables could be added to something like an STF? 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 or leave your comments on the STO Forum thread for Episode 161! Enjoy the show!