Lave Radio Episode 323 In Game in the Membrane – 05/01/2021

PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardEid LeWeise
Chief ArchivistColin FordPhoenix_Dfire
(in)Human Resources DirectorShanShan
Deputy Trade AttachéSouvSouvarine
Tech GibbonChris Mk IVNewell Turner
Tech OrangutanN2N2G7

Download the episode directly from here.

Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. Supercruise News
    1. About Zac
      1. Got into ED 4 years ago
      2. He likes mass jumps
      3. Krait Phantom for exploring
    2. Art is going into the office on Wednesday 6th Jan and is planning on posting out prizes from the Christmas stream then
    3. Also the CM team is doing moar prizes ‘soon’

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

  1. Lakon spaceways appear to be on the verge of collapse due to ‘underhand’ market practices. Leading to….
  2. CORE DYNAMICS PURCHASES LAKON SPACEWAYS
  3. Sirius announces trouble with the Ammonia worlds conversion process (some  people suspect that was never their intent).
  4. Utopia calls for a summit of the superpowers to diffuse tension.
  5. The Terrorist Threat seems to have subsided due to the Marlonists getting their own worlds.
  6. Major Thargoid attack. The first major attack by the thargoids in a couple of years with systems in both the coalsack nebula and the witch head nebula under attack. The AXI say they can’t repulse all the systems so they’re concentrating on the coalsack. As of this moment, only one system out of nine has been pacified.
  7. Alliance starts the preparations for elections in February

Main discussion

  1. why we’re optimistic for ED in 330

Community Corner

  1. The first Buckyball race of the 3307 season – Sidewinder Fuel Finder. Race starts on Saturday (9th) and runs until the following Sunday (17th). It’s being run by HojoTheFool and is themed around a Fuel Rat rescue mission with competitors having to get from the Pleiades to Fuelum in a mostly stock Sidey (but a decent FSD), initially without even a Fuel Scoop. Full details here: https://forums.frontier.co.uk/threads/buckyball-racing-club-presents-sidewinder-fuel-finder.562529/
    1. Holy Shit! Alec Turner’s not involved since he’s in Colonia
  2. The final part of the Top Shift Guide to Powerplay. https://youtu.be/2txqj7H1pBQ
  3. Beetlejude Loves doing images and is looking to do more for ppl

Shoutouts

  1. Grats to Malic VR for breaking the record from Sol to Beagle Point completing the run in just 5 hours 48 minutes and 10 seconds which was ONLY 4 minutes and 18 seconds faster than the previous record!!! A gap this small over 60 kly is amazing!!!
  2. Our sister station, Hutton Orbital Radio, Broadcasts on Thursdays from 20:30. You can tune in at twitch.tv/huttonorbitaltruckers  or, for just the audio, at radio.forthemug.com/.
  3. For the discerning Commander who likes a bit of CQC action, check out the CQC Discord at “discord.me/elitedangerouscqc”.
  4. For those who want a literary discussion about Sci-fi and fantasy books. Please subscribe to the Dataslate podcast created by station commander Allen Stroud. 
  5. Following this we have the amazing Galactic Digest News as supplied by Cmdr Wotherspoon with contributions by cmdr beetlejude.
  6. Thanks to those who have chipped in on Twitch chat and in-game commanders

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