EPISODE 271 “High Sec Escorts!” – 3/12/2019

https://www.reddit.com/r/EliteDangerous/comments/e49maj/merry_christmas_elite_community/
Christmas Snowflake from Reddit user DMC_RULEZ
PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardEid LeWeise
Chief ArchivistColin FordPhoenix_Dfire
Chief Bar StewardGrant WoolcottPsykokow
(in)Human Resources DirectorShanShan
Inflatable VictimMack WinstonMack Winston
Inflatable AssailantArse Kikka Aesica


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In-Game Events – what’s happened this week?

  1. Alec Turner has a great summary of Decembery Stuff happening
    1. Buckyball Race – Total Recall 3
    2. Another Buckyball Race – Scully Powers 500 – 2
    3. Convoy to Colonia – Christmas Carriers Convoy
    4. Fix a Station – 2nd Annual Hauliday Haul

Main discussion

  1. If you were to Re-write Elite, what would you change?
    1. Cmdr Arithon – Twitter – Signposting. We have “space missions” we have “pinned blueprints”. So why are they not joined? Pinning a blueprint should start to trigger space (and board) missions that go “we hear you are looking for [blueprint ingredient material], so want this mission for it?” etc.
    2. Richard Lampitt – Twitter – The inadequate Crime and Punishment system

Community Corner

  1. Awesome Christmas Snowflake from Reddit user DMC_RULEZ (look closely) https://www.reddit.com/r/EliteDangerous/comments/e49maj/merry_christmas_elite_community/
  2. Operation Ida is holding it’s 2nd Annual HAULiday Haul which commemorates the 2 year of the initial attacks by Thargoids in 3303 & the 2nd Thargoid/Human War as well as our origin as a group. We’ll be fundraising for the cancer Research Institute and holding events during the 4 weeks of the Hauliday Haul including a one day station repair, convoys, races etc. last years Haul was a lot of fun and we were able to get the word out regarding what we do to the community, engage people in various activities and even raised over $1100 as well.
  3. The Christmas Carriers Convoy is having it’s 4th Christmas Convoy with the goal to create comfort for the colonists of Colonia by bringing gifts from the bubble, and some drugs. Actually, mainly drugs. Well, my ship anyway. Actually, my ship is full of nothing other than drugs, the finest onionhead (of both varieties) that money can buy.

    We launch on the 1st of December, which has become the tradition, and arrive on the 24th in Centralis. Right now we’ve got about 100 signups on EDSM. Waypoints have been chosen to kind of describe a 4 on the galaxy map, and take in some attractive sights along the way. There’s racing events and SRV-ball (I’m not entirely sure what SRV-ball is, but no doubt some SRVs will be harmed in the process) planned on the way.

    It’s organised by the SOTP  (Shadow of the Phoenix) in association with the CCN (Colonia Citizens Network). Launch system is Karbon (with a K)

    Direct link: https://ccced.ga
    Register on EDSM

Shoutouts

  1. Our sister station, Hutton Orbital Radio, Broadcasts on Thursdays from 20:30. You can tune in at tv.forthemug.com/ or, for just the audio, at radio.forthemug.com/.
  2. For the discerning Commander who likes a bit of CQC action, check out the CQC Discord at “discord.me/elitedangerouscqc”.
  3. Thanks to those who have chipped in on Twitch chat and in-game commanders

EPISODE 270 “Hands off Colin’s Chopper” – 26/11/2019

Image by Reddit User LucarioNinja88
Image by Reddit User LucarioNinja88
PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardEid LeWeise
Chief ArchivistColin FordPhoenix_Dfire
(in)Human Resources DirectorShanShan
Operation Eye Duh! Zayn Till
Operation Ida Jagged Mallard
Tech MonkeyNorman MacArthurVentura_


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Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. January Update and Beta Announcement
  2. January Update Beta Patch Notes

Community Corner

  1. Elite Streamer Cmdr Plater (That’s Joe Plater for all those that), has been made a patron of the Thyriod Cancer Charity who has managed to raise so much money for using a 24 hour Elite Stream.
  2. Operation Ida is holding it’s 2nd Annual HAULiday Haul which commemorates the 2 year of the initial attacks by Thargoids in 3303 & the 2nd Thargoid/Human War as well as our origin as a group. We’ll be fundraising for the cancer Research Institute and holding events during the 4 weeks of the Hauliday Haul including a one day station repair, convoys, races etc. last years Haul was a lot of fun and we were able to get the word out regarding what we do to the community, engage people in various activities and even raised over $1100 as well.
  3. The Christmas Carriers Convoy is having it’s 4th Christmas Convoy with the goal to create comfort for the colonists of Colonia by bringing gifts from the bubble, and some drugs. Actually, mainly drugs. Well, my ship anyway. Actually, my ship is full of nothing other than drugs, the finest onionhead (of both varieties) that money can buy.

    We launch on the 1st of December, which has become the tradition, and arrive on the 24th in Centralis. Right now we’ve got about 100 signups on EDSM. Waypoints have been chosen to kind of describe a 4 on the galaxy map, and take in some attractive sights along the way. There’s racing events and SRV-ball (I’m not entirely sure what SRV-ball is, but no doubt some SRVs will be harmed in the process) planned on the way.

    It’s organised by the SOTP  (Shadow of the Phoenix) in association with the CCN (Colonia Citizens Network). Launch system is Karbon (with a K)
    1. https://ccced.ga
    2. Register on EDSM
  4. Ghost Giraffe – Star within a Star
    1. i.e. HIP 24020 which is within HIP 24019 is a bug in ED
    2. BUT is also a REAL LIFE Feature called a Thorne-Żytkow Object https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/416173943519576064/648958706754519051/Thorne-Zytkow_Object.mp3
    3. It is when a Red Super Giant essentially swallows a Neutron Star, so that the Neutron Star resides within the Red Super Giant
      1. This is possible because the Red Super Giant is REALLLLY BIG i.e. if we had one in Sol, it would expand out past Jupiter!!! Neutron Stars are tiny (The size of a city) and really rather dense. So the Neutron just ‘plops’ into the Star and doesn’t really give a damn 🙂
    4. HIP 108876 may be one in the game, but so much is speculative!

Questions

  1. What is the one thing you would have designed differently in Elite Dangerous? – Send an email to us at info@laveradio.com

Shoutouts

  1. Our sister station, Hutton Orbital Radio, Broadcasts on Thursdays from 20:30. You can tune in at tv.forthemug.com/ or, for just the audio, at radio.forthemug.com/.
  2. For the discerning Commander who likes a bit of CQC action, check out the CQC Discord at “discord.me/elitedangerouscqc”.
  3. Thanks to those who have chipped in on Twitch chat and in-game commanders

Lave Radio Episode 239: Big ship… little ship cardboardbox

PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardCMDR Eid LeWeise
Chief ArchivistColin FordCMDR Phoenix_Dfire
(in)Human Resources DirectorShanCMDR Shan
Deputy Trade AttachéSouvCmdr Souvarine
LandlubberAlec Turner


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Introductions

  • Ben – Did the Paladin Consortium / Operation IDA convoy from Big Pappa’s Base in Andhrimi to HIP 23395 (~ 150 LY in fully laden type 9s and escort ships)
    • Highlights include Noduran (who was leading the convoy) running out of fuel and calling the fuel rats! And Harry Potter, interdicting ppl and demanding jokes from them!!!

Development News

In Game Events

  • DW2 Waypoint 11 Route Map and Itinerary is now available here https://tinyurl.com/yah9wgkj
    • The departure from WP10 see’s the beginning of DW2 Stage 3 –  The Galactic Mapping Survey Event. This is a TWO-WEEK journey as we will be covering around 14,500 LYs across the aphelion sectors in order to seek out potential POIs throughout these seldom travelled parts of the galaxy.
    • For those interested in taking part, details on the Mapping Event can be found here : https://forums.frontier.co.uk/threads/distant-worlds-2-discovery-submissions.462526/#post-7341685
    • Arrive at Waypoint 11 the weekend beginning April 19th.
    • https://www.edsm.net/en/expeditions/summary/id/58/name/Distant+Worlds+2+-+A+Voyage+of+Discovery
  • The First Great Planetary Expedition
    • Most people have reached the North Pole with some front runners at the Horseshoe Crater. They are still getting new members sign up and several people have said “this is the best thing they’ve ever done in game” Alec is dead chuffed with how it’s going.
    • http://buckyballracing.org.uk/kumay.html

Main Discussion

  • Developer Led Content
  • Things to do in game while we wait for content
    • Ventura : Hi all, I think currently, while they work on CG+ they have opened the  way for station repairs, fight the thargoids and DW2. In the repairs they have set the required commodities to high demand.

      Or as you said Colin there is Mining or power play. Also there work is on the other account on Xbox getting to Colonia. I know you’re looking for content for the show, but ppl are on DW2 and working on stations at the moment. Was going to suggest to Kow that they do a station completion Stat on Thursdays Hutton News. I am currently working on trying to get my 1st Elite in Trade doing the station repairs and playing Wow.

      I think at the moment the new content is from the community, rather than F-dev.
    • Had a thought, if you could create new content what would it be? Either story line or in game function. Also you can discuss the lack of content from F-dev… The negativity meter will be needed for the last one 🙂

Community Corner

Shoutouts

Lave Radio Episode 238: More foolish operations


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Crew Members

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
Deputy Trade Attaché : Souv – Cmdr Souvarine
Operation IDA : Zayn Till
Operation IDA : Ninj

Development News

In Game Events

  • Still Nothing on the new Events Stuff (Are we all beginning to lose patience or the will to live?)
  • DW2 moves on to WP10

Main Discussion

/r/EliteDangerous
Coriolis.io

Community Corner

Shoutouts

  • Lavecon 2019 is 4th – 7th July at the Sedgebrook Hall Hotel, and is sponsored by Spidermind Games!
  • Elite Community Meet (Renaissance Hotel in Manchester, 20th April) has sold 140 tickets however there’s still some tickets available. Also – they’re hunting for a couple more PC’s and possibly one more projector/screen for the main room if anyone has such things they can bring with them!  Retro area has everything EXCEPT a BBC Micro. https://elitemeet.info/
  • EDCommodity is a FREERRE app for the IPhone and IPad that extracts the best prices for a number of best selling commodities. It also shows the list of top systems and stations selling that commodity! Data is taken from eddb to populate the app.

    The app was made by CMDR Zaphonicus Taurog just for fun because he had recently been made redundant and decided to learn to programme in swift , “Because he can”. He’s also looking to learn to code in Android as well, so watch out !

    Whilst it’s not perfect , he will be working with feedback , which can be sent with the app, to add future functionality and to improve the UI and UX.

    He’s working on how to make the data be relevant to your local position and shows systems near you selling at best prices.  Looks like he’ll have to use EDSM data for that …

    Please download from this link and share with other cmdrs who might benefit!
    https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/edcommodity/id1457702400?mt=8
  • Our sister station Hutton Orbital Radio Broadcasts on Thursdays from 20:30 at http://tv.forthemug.com/ or http://radio.forthemug.com/ for just the audio
  • CQC Discord – For the Discerning Commander who likes a bit of CQC action

Lave Radio Episode 192


Oh Balls!

Aired 27 March 2018
Audio versions

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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
Man with a Mission : Adam Bourke-Waite (Frontier)
Shunt Ed : Will Flanagan (Frontier)

Show Notes

Lave Radio Episode 187


Guardians of the Milky Way

Aired 20 Feb 2018
Audio versions

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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 : Cmdr Kurgol
Sagittarius Eye Editor : Souvarine

Show Notes

  • Development News
  • Newsletter 214
  • Main Discussion
    • Sagittarius Eye Issue 6 was released on Saturday 17th February
    • Guardian Ruins
      • Horizons required (planetary landings).
      • Trivia: The Guardian ruins were first discovered in the Synuefe XR-H D11-102 system on October 27, 3302 by CMDR XDeath.
      • You do not need to unlock Ram Tah
      • The CG text suggests this mission may go away: Ram Tah, the galaxy’s foremost expert on the Guardians, has revealed that his research funding will soon end. In an effort to make the most of his remaining finances, the engineer has appealed to independent pilots to deliver Guardian artefacts to his base in the Meene system.
      • You need a good jump range, 12t cargo space, fuel scoop, exploration scanners, SRV (multiple recommended).
      • When you dock at Meene (Felice Dock) you will receive the mission in your inbox, and it will automatically be added to your transactions panel.
      • It pays 1 million credits per scan with a 10 million credit bonus if you collect all 101 scans, total payout on completion is 111 million credits.
      • Counts towards exploration rank!
      • Many of the systems with Guardian ruins in are worth a lot of exploration data (lots of metal rich and at least one Black Hole).
      • You need 2 of each Guardian artifacts to be able to apply any of the combinations
        • 2 x casket
        • 2 x orb
        • 2 x relic
        • 2 x totem
        • 2 x tablet
        • 2 x urn
      • It is imperative that you keep an accurate log of which data packages you have received, they come in 5 categories:
        • Biology (19)
        • Culture (20)
        • History (21)
        • Language (21)
        • Technology (20)
      • You can read all the data packets on the Canonn Research website.
      • Community resources were key to success, there are many many more but these are the ones I used (edshipyard being the most useful one):
      • Explanation of edshipyard process, select the data scans you are missing (select none if you are just starting), click optimize and it will work out the minimum number of systems you need to visit, click export to get a list of systems, planets, sites. Click individual sites to get a map plotting where each data is, and what combination of artifacts is needed to scan it.
      • When scanning grab the two relevant artifacts needed to perform the scan and then locate the relevant obelisk, you should be able to target it when within a few meters and scan it with the srv data scanner.
      • Once you have handed in, relogged and redocked at the station you are offered the mission again, you are able to repeat it.
      • The CG text suggests this mission may go away “Ram Tah, the galaxy’s foremost expert on the Guardians, has revealed that his research funding will soon end. In an effort to make the most of his remaining finances, the engineer has appealed to independent pilots to deliver Guardian artefacts to his base in the Meene system.” So have fun with it while you can.

       

    • Is there enough Content in 3.0?
  • Community Corner
  • In Game Events
    • Operation IDA. Player driven initiative to repair the damaged stations before they collect their pensions or we run out of stations.. Current priority is “the Oracle”
  • Questions
  • Shoutouts