G & T Show 158 – Star Trek Reality Show Duos – Captains and First Officers
G & T Show 158 – Star Trek Reality Show Duos – Captains and First Officers is now available for downloading. Check it out here. Nick, Terry, and Mike are back with a new show. Adrianne joins a few minutes in after a few technical issues have been resolved, and Steve joins us later to give us a Destination Star Trek update. We kick things off with Star Trek News, before jumping into what’s new with Star Trek Online. We talk about the books we’re reading for Book News. Then, we get into our Convention News with the latest from STLV and Destination Star Trek. We finish this week’s show with a discussion of which Star Trek Captains and First Officers would we like to see in a reality show.
We kick off the show off with our Coffee Clatch segment, where this week, we are operating once again without any coffee. Nick starts it off by wishing our very own Terilynn a Happy Birthday. Mike tells us about everything he’s been up to this week including a new SciFi short story and a current update on his progress with Starfinder’s third episode, which will be expanded into a two part episode with part one nearing completion. Nick tells us about his week before asking Terry about her birthday and the weekly golfing excursion she takes with her office.
Moving on to Star Trek News, Terry tells us about Patrick Stewart helping the Make A Wish Foundation by fulfilling a young girl’s dream to meet him. We move onto the Smithsonian’s announcement that they will be pulling the Enterprise model to space dock for restoration and refit before moving onto its new home in the National Air and Space Museum. We talk about William Shatner’s new interview show Brown Bag Wine Tasting featuring Levar Burton. Next, we talk about the latest image from the ship’s of the line calendar featuring the USS Mughi. We talk about the upcoming Limited Edition QMX’s Star Trek themed Loot Crate that is coming out. Star Trek: Timelines has been featured on Star Trek.com with a new video. Mike draws attention to another browser-based strategy game Star Trek: Alien Domain is also being released soon.
We move onto Star Trek Online News. Mike has been trying out the Tribble Test Server and has been frustrated with his experience getting to level 51. Nick is enjoying the Shuttle Weekend Event currently underway. Terry thanks everyone for the community’s support when Caspian lost their Starbase, and our current progress with it. Nick thanks everyone that attended the Twisted Mike Memorial Service in game. Terry mentions the live stream she saw with Trevor showing off the upcoming Kobali Ground Adventure Zone. Mike once again complained about his ability to reach level 51. Terry tells us about her time as a guest on All Things Trek. During the discussion of the celebrity voice overs coming in with the expansion, Mike shared his hope that Bob Picardo would sing in game.
Moving on to Convention News, we start off the segment with the latest from creation for STLV 2015. They have already started planning the improvements, including: more props and sets, museum quality items, more space, new tech in the main theater, better parties, upgraded Prominade, an upscale Quark’s Bar, and more. We move on to Destination Star Trek news with Steve, MidniteShadow. Star Trek Online will be present at DST and includes Surricata who created the nifty STO Ship charts among Community Managers and localization specialists. They will also be offering Star Trek Make-overs to guests for a nominal fee, several costume competitions, and Star Trek speed dating. Una McCormack and James Swallow will be at Publication Alley.
Next, we talk Star Trek books with Mike’s discussion of Star Trek The Lost Era’s The Sundered. He says, if you’ve Star Trek: Titan‘s The Red King, this book will make the Red King make a lot more sense. He suggests everyone check it out. Nick and Terry share their progress in reading their respective Star Trek: Seekers books. Adrianne hasn’t been reading any Trek books, but she’s been involved with a lot of Star Trek fan fic and audio plays. Nick moves us into Listener Mail from Roger Sanderson. Mike follows it up with a big announcement about the show with a little help from the lovely Lukara of Hewlitt, a Klingon from Long Island. Lukara tells us about the G &T Show Website Upgrade Fundraiser on GoFundMe. Finally, we move on to this week’s main discussion topic, determining which Captain and First Officer duo we would like to see in a reality show. We conclude the show with more announcements.
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