Director of Pest Control : Ashley Devine – Cmdr DrToxic Head of health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward – Cmdr Eid LeWeise 2nd Technician : Chris Forrester – Cmdr Fozz (In)Human Resources Director : Shan – Cmdr Shanaeri Distant Worlds : Cmdr AllCrowsAreBlack Distant Worlds : Jon Burnage
To take part all you need to do tell us your fondest memory about Frontier games, events or moments on any one of the below social media posts – or here on the forums. So, whether that’s a memory of docking for the first time in the very original Elite, releasing your first raptor in Jurassic World Evolution, or hearing Peter Sallis reprising his role in Wallace & Gromit in Project Zoo.
Frontier expects to report revenue of approximately £64 million for the period compared to £19 million recorded in the interim results last year.
Based on trading performance in the first six months of the financial year, combined with sales over the Christmas holiday period, the Board remain comfortable with the analyst revenue projections of £75 million to £88 million for FY19 (the year ending 31 May 2019) and anticipate that revenue should exceed the mid-point of this range.
Elite Dangerous has exceeded 3 million base game units. Previously the Company has reported “franchise units” for Elite Dangerous whereby the Elite Dangerous: Horizons expansion, sold at the same price as the base game, was also counted as one unit. The Company has now simplified unit reporting to state gross unit sales of the base game only. For comparative purposes cumulative franchise units for Elite Dangerous are now over 4.3 million.
The development of Frontier’s fourth game franchise is on track, with release targeted for FY20 (between 1 June 2019 and 31 May 2020).
Crew Members Head of health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward – Cmdr Eid LeWeise Head of Entertainment : Chris Jarvis – Cmdr Thane Chief Archivist : Colin Ford – Cmdr phoenix_dfire Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott – Cmdr Psykokow (In)Human Resources Director : Shan – Cmdr Shanaeri Lavian Space Program Director : Andy Barnes – Cmdr Kurgol The Mind of the Spiders : Jon Lunn – Shocken-Orr
IDA reports the repair bug which has been plaguing their efforts in the Pleiades has been fixed and so are redoubling their efforts to take repair.
Anti-Xeno-League and Cannon have reported that the Eagle Eye Network is pointing at Deciat, Large amount of Non Human USS’s have been spotted in the system. However, the AGEIS Megaships are nowhere near it, so the High Paying Thargoid Massacre missions won’t count in the defense of Deciat. If we lose this system, do we lose the Engineer as well as the station?
Cmdr Drakins from the East India Company for helping us stockpile Lavian Brandy on Monday whilst LRN was between Lockdown and Civil Unrest.
“Certain Alliance factions” who don’t like LRN having Lave are actively murdering our ships which is causing these states. We’re doing what we can to counter it, but they seem to be insisting on locking Lave Station down, removing the brandy and stopping ppl from unlocking Didi Vatermann in Leesti.
On Monday as we were between states we helped to resupply the EIC and if listeners need brandy to unlock the engineer whilst supplies are low then contact Cmdr Eid LeWeise or Cmdr Whoeva in game and we can help you out.
EIC have asked us to let commanders know that most trades will take place within 24-48 hours depending on the availability of the goods and our traders.
Crew Members Station Commander : Allen Stroud Director of Pest Control : Ashley Devine – DrToxic Head of health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward – Cmdr Eid LeWeise Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott – Cmdr Psykokow (In)Human Resources Director : Shan – Cmdr Shanaeri The Mind of the Spiders : Jon Lunn The Spider’s Story : Oliver Hulme Anchor so you don’t have to : Peter Wotherspoon
Story Time with Allen – the real story of Lave Radio Episode 1
What does the new colony need? People, Food, Material – From the 2nd December to the 2nd of Jan the largest Merchant Fleet assembled to fly out to Jaques. Need passenger ships, transports, and fighter escorts.
It’s a time for giving, and that can only mean one thing. We’re back with our second 24 hour charity livestream extravaganza from Frontier HQ! On December 19 at midday GMT, join Community Managers Edward Lewis, Bo de Vries, and a whole host of guests from Frontier Developments as well as the Elite Dangerous and Planet Coaster communities, as we spend 24 hours raising money for SpecialEffect.T
Host & 2nd Technician : Chris Forrester : Cmdr Fozza Head of Station Archives : Colin Ford : Cmdr PheonixDFire Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott : Cmdr Psykokow Head of Entertainments : Chris Jarvis : Cmdr Elias Thane
Crew Members Head of Health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward : Cmdr Eid LeWeise Head of Entertainment : Chris Jarvis : Cmdr Thane Head of Station Archives : Colin Ford : Cmdr PheonixDFire Deputy fleet commander: Niatra : Paladin Consortium Field Researcher: Ethereal : Paladin Consortium
Initial Message was put together from some binary hidden inside of the gamescom clips. “We’ve found something. Something incredible. Something the whole galaxy will want to see. The truth The truth. We could show it to you, that wouldn’t be much fun so instead we’re going to play a little game. To find us, look for a bounty hunter. To find more clues you’ll need pre-logistics support in a system with one star, two belts, three rings, and enough radiation to turn you green. The hunt begins on the 28th.”
Born out of the August Exodus – A Jaunt to Jaques expedition of July/August 3302, The CCN Discord communication hub is a place for those dedicated to working in and around the Colonia Nebula, helping to establish and protect the first human colony beyond frontier borders. It is hoped that this communication hub will help bring together the fledgling community and encourage CG cooperation, joint ventures, projects, provide entertainment, and be a great source of information on all developing colonial affairs.
Crew Members Station Commander : Allen Stroud : Cmdr Heldaban Kel Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott : Cmdr Psykokow Head of Health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodwood : Cmdr Eid LeWeiss Head of Station Archives : Colin Ford : Cmdr PheonixDFire
Vingtetun: @everyone Ladies and gentlemen, the Hutton Truckers are delighted to announce that after 5 months of battling the BGS, of blocking states and bugs and uneccesary wars we are the proud owners of a space station with a large pad. With CB gaining 8 percent a day it has taken a superhuman effort to keep them down. Some of those superhumans are Paladins. You have our thanks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yS-rbMo9Qds Some audio we can maybe play?
HCS Voicepacks and Hutton Truckers are hopeful to bring a passenger pack for your voice attack (ask Grant)
James Beaumont on Facebook This folks, is our known Galaxy. Every white dot is a system that has been found. The purple dot at the bottom is Sol, Sag A* in the middle. The yellow dot to the left is my current position, 15000Ly from Sol. That same dot on the seond picture, taken from the horizontal centre shows the height/depth of the ‘known’ systems. My dot is a mere 900Ly above the horizontal. So for all those that say there is nothing to do in ED, I’d say there is plenty to be done! Generated using EDDiscovery
Colin will be doing the usual X-Box Horizons Stream on a friday at 11:00 pm.
Snuffler: with the recent recanting of Elite lore, does this mean the Krait Never existed?
Steph: The Betel Free, based at Amphipolis in the Betel system, have largely been a “one commander band”. Recently it looks as though there may be new recruits to the cause. If you are one such CMDR, please can you get in touch with CMDR Xena via the Lave Radio Discord Channel because the faction may become “player run” and it would be good to include everyone who has an interest.
Lavecon 2016 – 16/17th July, Sedgebrook Hall Hotel, Northamptonshire, UK
“EDTracker is proud to be sponsoring Lavecon this year; Lavecon and the Elite Dangerous community have been a pivotal part in EDTracker’s success so it seems all the more fitting that we can put something back in for the people who’ve helped get the project off the ground. Toggle that headlook and fly dangerous, commanders!” – http://edtracker.org.uk/
Station Commander (Presenter): Allen Stroud : Cmdr Helaban Kel Head of Health and safety : Ben Moss Woodwood : Cmdr EidLeWeiss Head of station Archives: Colin Ford : Cmdr PhoniexDFire Chief Barsteward : Grant Woolcott : Cmdr Psykokow
Planet Coaster Alpha launches today – Released today
Advertise Lave Radio special stream for PC? – Alt Lave New Ad Hoc Show from the crew of the Orange Sidewinder that will focus on Movies, Video Games, Tv Shows, and Fiction. Indeed anything really that members of the crew feel is worthy of discussion outside the ED Universe. The first of these shows will focus around Planet Coast from Frontier Developments.
Community Goals will be available on the galaxy map.
Tracks on planets – Are they limited to your client, instance or are they permanent (probably not). How long until someone does a big tyre track penis and shares it on facebook? Grant Woolcott I am looking at you after last night!!!
Where Ed and Michael Brookes took people through how to do exploring, the necessary and helpful equipment required with hints and tips on how to explore showing there is more to exploring than HSJ (Honk, Scoop and Jump).
This thursdays’ stream is all about trading tips.
In game news
Poor Ishmael Palin (the prominent Barnicle expert) so far has been attacked by pirates, kidnapped and finally rescued. However his bad luck has continued as he’s now contracted the Cerberus Plague. You’d think someone has it in for him, he’s having so much bad luck. 😉
The campaign from the Canonn Interstellar Research Group to establish a new research outpost in the Col 285 Sector IX-T d3-43 system has been successful. A new outpost will be constructed ‘soon’ which will help with more research into the UA.
A rogue Farragut Battle Cruiser somewhere? There were reports last week of a Federal Battle Cruiser with Pirate markings in the LHS 3447.
Speaking of Farragut Battle Cruisers, the construction of the Latest Cruiser in the Beti Hydri system has the Empire worried. If more cruisers are constructed, sources close to Admiral Denton Patreus say that the empire might have to respond in kind.
In response to the New Battle Cruiser and rhetoric coming from the Empire; the Alliance has held a diplomatic summit at the Alliance Capital looking at possible responses.
Main Discussion – DDF Lazerus
Default In-game choices to be made by the DDF
“It’s been a long time, but we are finally able to move towards some of the things we discussed during the Kickstarter with respect to the DDF and the ability of members to decide together on significant actions within the game. There are some big events coming to the game later this year (in relation to an alien species – trying to minimise spoilers here!), and members will decide where these events first take place, and how the process moves on down the line. This will be by voting on the DDF forum with a choice of possible locations. As the events unfold, there will be further such choices going forwards.”
Head of Entertainments : Chris Jarvis : Cmdr thane Head of Health and safety : Ben Moss Woodwood : Cmdr EidLeWeiss Head of station Archives: Colin Ford : Cmdr PhoniexDFire VR Expert and all round ‘nice guy’ : Cmdr Snuffler
Wants to introduce effects to degrade Collusion Piracy (current options)
Creating a voting system to allow Commanders, by the act of majority will, to withdraw from poor control systems, ensuring mechanisms are in place to prevent profitable systems from being voted out.
Utilising an UP / DOWN vote feature, which would exist primarily to be a channel of communication within the game for pledged Commanders) to also provide veto functionality at the preparation stage, allowing, by the act of majority will, poor control system candidates from being purchased as expansion targets.
Introducing a combo mechanism for fortification allotments, limiting the purchase of rushed allotments based on successful deliveries – the more you deliver the more you can pay to rush – whilst adding temporary fortification disbarring for losing fortification commodities.
Sandro – “And since I’m in the mood for pulling hand grenades , here’s another thing to chew on: I’m currently rather taken by the concept of a success multiplier for Commanders in Open Play. this modifier would not improve personal gains from power play activities, but it would magnify the effectiveness of a power’s actions (expand, oppose, fortify, undermine). And the effect would probably be significant.
Power Play by design encourages player interaction and FD want to encourage that. “Powerplay will always be at its best when opposing Commanders interact directly”
consumers will be able to test out the HTC Vive within the next week at Currys PC World flagship stores in Leeds, Tottenham Court Road, and Reading.
Ian Honcharenko — “Question for the team: With the rise in popularity of 24hr charity streams and the advertising in the newsletter last week of a race requiring approximately 38 hours commuted flight time in a 2 day period, I put the question to you should frontier be promoting such events despite the inherent health risks and chance of negative press (such as the numerous game addiction articles in both professional medical journals and less professional tabloid newspapers).I’d just add that last year’s Voyager winner did it in 40 hours with a 2 hr nap.”
From the newsletter— Probably one of the craziest endurance challenges in the galaxy, the 2nd Annual Voyager Challenge kicks off on March 24, 2016. Head over to the original forum post to find out how you can get involved. Can you make 60,000 light years in under 40 hours? According to event organisers, last year’s record was an incredible 38 hours, 44 minutes! It’ll take some doing, but we know that there must be some Commanders out there with the tenacity to get this done! Remember, fly safe Commanders! Make sure you take regular breaks, look after yourselves and be sensible with any long play sessions.
Also worth working in the Hutton Orbital Gimp run with the race to Sag A
Also arguably FD’s original race to Elite and what the guy to get the Triple did to win that
First, in addition to natively supporting cross-platform play between Xbox One and Windows 10 games that use Xbox Live, we’re enabling developers to support cross-network play as well. This means players on Xbox One and Windows 10 using Xbox Live will be able to play with players on different online multiplayer networks – including other console and PC networks. Of course, it’s up to game developers to support this feature, and Xbox Live players will always have the option of choosing to play only with other Xbox Live players.
You can also join us on INARA The Council of Trid signed the following declaration: http://imgur.com/jRzAKVr That’s right, we use old timey paper.
Join us and be a part of real change in our systems! The Tridicate Collective is a group of factions, CMDRS, and more people just like you! Striving for a higher order in the galaxy. To achieve prosperity we must have order. Order will set us free in the chaos of the black.
The Tridicate Collective shall be henceforth dedicated to the goal of establishing a coalition with the intent of bringing peace, prosperity, and order to the Milky Way.
Dave Hughes and the Elite: Encounters has confirmed that the RPG release is scheduled for July (Just in time for Lavecon!)
AMA with Allen Stroud this Friday on eliteOne and Elite Dangerous this Friday.
On the X-Box One :- The Tridicate Collective is now at war with the Church of the Space Cat. It’s time we rid these systems of this felinemenace which chooses to terrorize us.To those who wish to join the fight, please sign up at elite.tridicate.com
MonkeyBones asks – Which is a more valuable asset, an A5+ fuel scoop or a REALLY BIG GAS TANK? (For the record, after a year or so with a RBGT I have finally switched to a B6 Fuel Scoop. It is SO fast, but it still makes me nervous that I will get stuck out of fuel in a brown dwarf desert.) Shameless Plug for the REALLY BIG GAS TANK Methinks
CMDR Smugallo – Id love to hear the cast each try an impression of someone not a discussion i know hahaj.