Crew Members Director of Pest Control : Ashley Devine – DrToxic Head of health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward – Cmdr Eid LeWeise Chief Archivist : Colin Ford – Cmdr phoenix_dfire Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott – Cmdr Psykokow (In)Human Resources Director : Shan – Cmdr Shanaeri Knight Extruder Operator : Andy Barnes – Cmdr Kurgol The Mind of the Spiders : Jon Lunn The Spider’s Story : Oliver Hulme
Crew Members Director of Pest Control : Ashley Devine – DrToxic Chief Archivist : Colin Ford – Cmdr phoenix_dfire Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott – Cmdr Psykokow (In)Human Resources Director : Shan – Cmdr Shanaeri
Shout out to Cmdr Factabulous for his Thargoid FAQ Threat on the Forums – Stickied in the Alien’s Sub-Forum. (Also Mention Alex Turner for his global summaries and EndoFury for his new player’s guide on Reddit. )
Crew Members Director of Pest Control : Ashley Devine – DrToxic 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
Hailing the crew of the orange sidewinder!I’m doing the London Marathon in 2018 for my charity running club (Coco) so I need to raise £2000. I’ve got various ideas to get there but I also thought I could do a separate joint set of fundraising with SpecialEffect after hearing all about them on LaveRadio.
I tweeted the following which (by my very limited social media standards!) got loads of retweets and likes:
@EliteDangerous I’ve won a place in the @LondonMarathon with @TeamCOCO_run , I’m raising money for them and @SpecialEffect at https://t.co/aUD50F4G1N Please can you help me raise £2000?The Virgin Money page splits 50/50 between special effect and Coco. Coco basically help teach or train children in africa so they can improve their situation. The running club is an online one and exists purely to raise money for the main charity. An example of their work: http://mailchi.mp/coco/become-a-coco-champion-this-christmas-1263801
I’ve been a fan of the show since about episode 6 (I went back and listened to episodes 1-5!) and usually listen while running. So there is a sort of link there. I started playing Elite in about ’87 on a BBC B and have played many versions from then on. So yes, I’m now over 40 (just!) and a fully qualified forum dad!
So, I was hoping I could get a shout out on the show? I’m up for doing something more involved if you’d like me to. Surely some other Elite players must be running it too? maybe you can help us get in touch with each other? Or if anyone has any fundraising ideas they’d like to share (I’m already thinking of a gin tasting party). Or maybe we can persuade Grant to take up running to fill his time now his bathroom traumas seem to be easing… (ok, maybe not that last one!)
Dave / CMDR Hoopy / @hooperdave
Elite Yuletube is coming from a group of wonderful Commanders. With three months in the making they are releasing a video everyday starting from December 13th, each following an overall story arch.
Crew Members Director of Pest Control : Ashley Devine – DrToxic Head of health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward – Cmdr Eid LeWeise Chief Archivist : Colin Ford – Cmdr phoenix_dfire (In)Human Resources Director : Shan – Cmdr Shanaeri
Can be found in NHSS Threat level 6. Estimated 540m/s max speed(faster than cyclops), 5 hearts, swarm size of 64 rather than 32.. Needs at least a full wing.
First KIll Claimed by the Sovereignty -Took 12 of them to do it and it behaved “differently” to other Basilisks. They then found one with more usual behavior and got “hammered” The consensus is they are very hard, but also a great challenge and fun
432 hours from start, so not really a big deal, and I wasn’t too focused on it. I stopped to do the engineers for a bit, and when I wanted Imperial rank for one of them, I found a good spot, so I carried on to King. Also, I did a bit of griefer baiting in PvP when I wanted a break from the grind. I think, with what I know now, I could do it again in half the time. ~D8veh
For a number of years Drew Wagar has been supporting (both with time and 10% of the proceeds from his books) an organisation called the March Wood Project, that provides an alternative for youngsters who fall outside of school, college and work and helping them deal with mental health issues and rebuild their lives. Last weekend it was the victim of a robbery and arson attack in which the charity lost everything. Drew is helping them rebuild so their work can continue. Please head to https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/andrew-wagar to support them.
Crew Members Director of Pest Control : Ashley Devine – DrToxic Head of health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward – Cmdr Eid LeWeise Chief Archivist : Colin Ford – Cmdr phoenix_dfire 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
PvP event. The Sovereignty [SOV] announced a PvP competition held by the Privateer’s Alliance from 8pm to 4 am (UTC). It will be held at Barjavel Station in HIP 33368. To enter you need a Viper Mk III and any modules you can buy at the station (I.e. no power play or engineered modules, enhanced performance thrusters or Heat Seeking Missiles (!)).
Hi @everyone. It’s been a long road for this server, but unfortunately it’s had to come to an end. The janitor team has decided to close the Fuel Rats discord server due to security concerns and overall effort required to effectively maintain what we want out of it. Effective immediately, the server will be going under read-only, and will be shutdown later tonight. Come join us on the official IRC servers at irc.fuelrats.com (https://kiwi.fuelrats.com:7778/ for those wishing to connect through browser) ~ CL4P-TN
Crew Members Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott – Cmdr Psykokow Chief Archivist : Colin Ford – Cmdr phoenix_dfire (In)Human Resources Director : Shan – Cmdr Shanaeri Guest Jock : Dave “Selezen” Hughes
No much in the way of news at the moment.
In Game Events
AEGIS confirm that Capital Ships are vulnerable to thargoid attack due to the EMP effect. The new EMP counter does not scale to capital ship size. So it’s only us commanders in the smaller ships stand a chance in stopping the thargoids.
If you are wondering there the “How to Make A Galaxy” talk by Anthony Ross from frontier Expo is. According to ED on his lunchtime livestream , This will be redone and transmitted via live stream where it can also be more interactive and in better quality. No Eta, no guarantees etc. Ed Also mentions they are looking at doing more “TED” style streams in the future in the same vein.
Lave Radio gets joined by the Pixel Bandits, Radio Sidewinder, Hutton Orbital Radio, DJ Truthsayer as well as Frontier Devs Dav Stott, Steve Kirby and Ed Lewis for a monster multi-show podcast Frontier lovin…
Crew Members Head of health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward – Cmdr Eid LeWeise 2nd Technician : Chris Forrester – Cmdr Fozza Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott – Cmdr Psykokow Director of Pest Control : Ashley Devine – DrToxic (In)Human Resources Director : Shan – Cmdr Shanaeri
Head of health and safety : Ben Moss-Woodward – Cmdr Eid LeWeise Chief Archivist : Colin Ford – Cmdr phoenix_dfire Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott – Cmdr Psykokow Snake Charmer : Ashley Devine – DrToxic NPC Taskmaster : Shan – Cmdr Shanaeri
On Friday I went to a Panel on the Past, Present and Future of XCOM with Julian Gollop, the original creator of X-COM: UFO Defense , and Jake Solomon, creative director of the current XCOM. At the panel I bumped into Cmdr Wishblend and spoke to her about the highlight’s of her day.
On Saturday and Sunday I spoke to a lot of the Smaller Developers including a lot of Masters students from the NFTS. These students have had roughtly 5 months to develop and build their ideas before their presentations at EGX, although they have until Chrismas to finish their project
Not every project has a website up and running for their work, especially those of the National Film and Television School, but where websites are available I’ll like them in the show notes.
Please remember that all of the audio was recorded live at the convention in a noisy environment, so I’ll apologise in advance for any audio issues.
I had the chance to explore so many great games at EGX this year. Falling Sky, even though it’s a student project has a really great feel to it and I’m really interested in where Jonathan Nielssen takes it. I absolutely adored Jo Paterson’s music in May. Sunless Skies, 2000 to 1 and The Town Of Light I found myself getting immediately immersed in and I could have so easily played them for hours, which of course you can’t have at a convention, but I’ll definately be picking these up and playing some more of them when I have some free time!
Crew Members Chief Archivist : Colin Ford – Cmdr phoenix_dfire Chief Bar Steward : Grant Woolcott – Cmdr Psykokow The Allies [Aid] : Ulon Alliance Office of Statistics [AOS] : CMDR Steven Alliance Office of Statistics [AOS] : Vectron Alliance Elite Diplomatic Corps (AEDC) : Apos
Official Statement regarding Lave:
The Alliance of Independent Systems has been in and around the Lave cluster for quite some time now and many Alliance pilots found a first or second home in the region. While the systems around Alioth that founded the Alliance are certainly its political center, the Old Worlds in the eyes of many can be seen as its economical heart. For this exact reason Prime Minister Mahon started an initiative in June 3301 to strengthen the economical bonds with the systems around Leesti. To ensure the safety of traders of all affiliations, Mahon didn’t hesitate to announce the open trade agreement for the whole Lave cluster and officially commissioned the Alliance Defence Force to establish a permanent presence in the sector to fight piracy and crime. (Galnet News from 28 JUN 3301)
While Leesti has been a place of trouble more than once in the last couple of years, Lave used to be a peaceful system with tremendous growth. It was only until a broadcast of the local Lave Radio announced to claim rights over Lave Station that members of the ADF realized the old system was on the edge of a civil war. We, the signing Alliance groups, immediately mobilized for a joint operation alongside independent Alliance pilots to help the local government to restore law and order.
Despite a quick but hard-earned victory over the passionate fighting supporters of the Lave Radio Network, we hereby make the recommendation towards the local government to grant the LRN control over the local Warinus station in order to ensure long-term peace and cooperation rather than permanent skirmishes and instability. If the local factions agree on this proposal, we are willing to support LRN in the necessary work to move offices and staff between stations. We commit ourselves to this endeavour for the good of all citizens within the Old Worlds.
The Alliance has shown strength in defending their citizens, now it is time to show tolerance and kindness. The whole conflict seems to be an issue of communication and clarity of intentions rather than malevolence. We hope this offer will help to comfort those who feel frustrated about what happened, and that it will build bridges between those who fought each other in a futile conflict. For that Lave will be a peaceful, merry place again.
Signing Alliance groups in alphabetical order:
AEDC (Alliance Elite Diplomatic Corps)
Aid (The Allies)
AMF (Alliance Military Force)
DAWN (New Dissident And Wired Network)
RI (Remlok Industries)
TCF (Terran Colonial Forces)
I’m Whitmann, and I’ve just returned to the Bubble after a year in Colonia with CCN, where among other things I wrote for and edited the Colonia Gazette.I’m looking at putting together something along those lines Bubbleside, monthly format, featuring the best writers I can (ahem) press-gang into contributing. Already have six on board. Magazine will feature any and all genres, from straight reportage and interviews through to RP fiction – as long as it’s a high standard.
Please contact Whitmann for further details