Lave Radio Episode 169

Milking Sheep

Aired 19 Sep 2017
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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
Intrepid Explorer : Cmdr Shanaeri
Snake Charmer : Ashley Devine – (CMDR) Dr Toxic

Show Notes

  • Development News
    • 2.4 Release Date 26th September
    • Thursday Thargoid Lore Stream
    • Cinematic Short – Retaliation
      • People have speculated guardian tech forms the basis of anti-thargoid weapons. Noticed similarity of blue glow. Shape of object inside the warhead and also shape of Thargoid Anti shutdown device.
    • Q&A
      • Are FD going reduce engineering RNG?
        • Can’t say, but look at FD Expo
      • What is the T10?
        • Not the panther clipper
        • Really cool
        • But that’s all Sandy’s saying
      • Extra Seat for Keelback
        • Sandy doesn’t know if he can say yes
      • Are Thargoids gonna be in PP
        • No PP is human only
      • Exploration?
        • FD Expo
      • Thargoids in all play modes?
        • Yes
      • More Dev Interaction?
        • Maybe after expo, usual no eta no guarantee. Blandro No Remarko
    • Powerplay Unpledge Notice – Due to the changes coming in with Powerplay and consensual PvP, Any cmdr with 0 merits assigned against them on the 26th will be unpledged from their power. This is to stop people who haven’t ‘Powerplayed’ for a time not to be seen as fair game by PvP’s. There is nothing stopping you re-pledging after the 26th but if you have a single merit, you will remain pledged and therefore seen as fair game for any PvP players in Open and the Private Groups. So, if you want to PvP, go Powerplay!
  • Newsletter 192
  • Main Discussion
    • Exploration Changes
      • 20 KLY route plotting Range. Pros and cons.. Some things to bear in mind. Route clustering, difficulty in finding road blocks and missing POI on the way, Was no way pointing a missed trick?
      • Plotting the Neutron Highway
      • Previous jumps displayed as dashed grey line, don’t think they are persistent
      • Last Scoopable Star
      • Always Emerge safely when jumping into close binary systems?
      • Hull Repairs and Limpet Synth
      • Heat sync synth(uses non natural materials. Pro’s and cons)
      • Air in a can too according to Shan(uses Iron and Nickel..)
      • Has the changes made exploration too easy? Does it add gameplay or just less busy work?
    • Dr Kaii is sad that he is sick of exploring
      • Good thread and some good posts re the future of exploring along with a lot of “that ship has sailed”
  • Community Corner
    • ED-RPG – Backers can collect their books (and dice) from the expo on 7th Oct.
      Anyone who is interested should email with the email address they used to back us with and the name they opted to go for in the credits.
    • Mobius PVE group – There appears to be a little confusion about PvP rules within Combat Zones in the PVE group raised by the present CG. At the moment, you can fire on other players in a CZ if they are on the other side. However constant player killing in the CZs is frowned upon and if you keep on killing Cmdrs, you will get banned. Due to the number of incidents of ‘Not so Friendly Fire’, they are thinking about a blanket PvP Ban, even in CZs. We’ll let you know what they decide.
  • Shoutouts

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