Lave Radio Episode 229: The Little Update That Could

Crew Members

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
Deputy Trade Attaché : Souv – Cmdr Souvarine
Space Game Hunter : Cmdr Nats Wright
Big Game Hunter : Cmdr Obsidian Ant
Distant Worlds Photographer : Cmdr Ray Tracer
Tech Monkey : Cmdr Ventura

Download the episode directly from here.

Development News

In Game Events

  • DW2 Gets to T11 for the mining CG, but leaves the system in a state of civil war!
  • DW2 Newsletter 2
    • We (DW2) made the PRINT EDITION of New Scientist, 26th January 2019. Guys, nearly one million scientists and science enthusiasts the world over are reading –    `    –        about what we are doing.
    • Rare objects in the Milky Way: Pop II ancestral stars by Dr Sarah Bosman (CMDR Shobah)
      • Nice little article about K and M type stars who’s expected life span is currently longer than the age of our universe!
    • Space Porn with Raytracer – Review of DW2 photo contests and GalPhoto partnership
    • Sailing Amongst the Stars – The Universe is More Than Just Big

Newsletter 260

Main Discussion

Rampant speculation of what we’re hoping will the next big update will be, when they might announce it and when it might be released

Community Corner

  • Anti-Xeno Initiative had to deal with 4 incursions last week (doubled) but the eagle eye network say no new infestations (Quick explanation about the new states).
  • Our first major Cross-platform AX Combat event will take place this weekend: [Wild Hunt’s Overture]! It will take place for this entire weekend (Feb 1st 5PM UTC – Feb 3rd 5AM UTC), make sure to sign up early before Friday February 1st!
  • Operation IDA – They are still working on Cleaver Prospect with Indium 43% ,
    Titanium 22%, Aluminium 58%, Polymers 52% and Energy Grid Assembly 94%. There still seems to be a bug where only 4 out of 5 tonnes are counted against the total. Frontier says they’re investigating.
  • Sagittarius Eye Special featuring Obsidian Ant
  • Elite Dangerous Ship & Vehicle Blueprints “3305 Edition”
  • To Help Celebrate Frontier’s 25th Birthday on the 28th Cmdr Arithon has released his 3305 blueprints, which contains corrections to data and the hard point / utility numbers.
  • The Little SRV That Could
    • SRV achieves orbital velocity (646m/s@13.8km) at “Quantum World” (Flyiedgiae QN-T d3-17 AB 1 b) aka the smallest stellar body we’ve found in the galaxy
    • SRV Drifts at ~ 700 m/s away and other ships can’t catch up
    • Eventually (0.21ls – approx 62, 956 km) a Cutter drops infront of it and boops it back towards the moon

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