Lave Radio Episode 338 “Licking Fungoidia Rectus” – 20/04/2021

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

Download the episode directly from here.

Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. Thursday – Phase 3
    1. Patch Notes
    2. Stream
    3. Elite Dangerous | Exo-Biology
  2. Tuesday: Odyssey Alpha Phase 3 Hotfix 2
  3. Tuesday: Phase 3 – Initial Feedback Response

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

  1. 13th April: Federal Reactions to Communications Surveillance Programme
  2. 15th April: Archon Delaine Campaign to Build New Starports
  3. 16th April: Neo-Marlinists Seek Sanctuary at Marlinist Colonies
  4. 19th April: The Adamastor Enigma
  5. 20th April: Conditional Amnesty Agreed for Neo-Marlinists

Main discussion

  1. Reactions to the Exploration Mechanic
    1. Rootsrat’s feedback – basically sums up my feelings more elegantly

Community Corner

  1. Cmdr Bapsta has done a low flying top gun video, involving people jumping over Cobras, which are flying at high speed! (Possibly a new sport).
  2. Cmdr Cernent Elite Dangerous: Odyssey Alpha Phase 2 Station Interior Comparison
  3. Lavecon Tickets – 3rd and 4th of July.
    “The first batch of Gold/Platinum tickets have sold out. There is likely to be a second batch of Gold/Platinum as well as Gold camping coming once I have sorted all the volunteer places. There is a waiting list for these also.  The Bronze/Silver tickets won’t sell out, so don’t panic buy these if you want a different ticket. Do get in contact via email with any questions or to go on the waiting list for Gold/Platinum.”
  4. SagI Issue 35 will be released on Friday 23rd
    1. Souv Says some words (to download and play)
    2. (2) Sagittarius Eye Magazine #35 Promo – YouTube

Any other business

  • Star Citizen 3.13 PTU has finally dropped bringing in their version of Ship Launched Fighters, Ship to Station Docking for very large ships, an improved Reputation System, improved shields (including fixing the holes in some shields!) and new Planetary Tech, including Cave based Bounty Hunting… Oh and Trolleys…



  1. Our sister station, Hutton Orbital Radio, Broadcasts on Thursdays from 20:30. You can tune in at  or, for just the audio, at
  2. For the discerning Commander who likes a bit of CQC action, check out the CQC Discord at “”.
  3. We’re also giving a shout outs to the following Elite Dangerous podcasts which have appeared over the last year or are standard regular contributors;-
    1. Loose Screws
    2. Elite Week
    3. Flight Assist
    4. For Spanish Speakers there is the Elite Cast 
    5. Cannon Podcast
    6. Fatherhood Podcast.
    7. Squeaking Fuel
    8. System Chat
    9. The Guard Frequency (who do other space sims)
    10. Algorab AM: An Elite Dangerous Podcast
  1. 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. 
  2. Following this we have the latest Galnet News Digest as provided by Cmdr Wotherspoon and Cmdr BeatleJude.
  3. Special Thanks to Cmdr ToCoSo who created the music for the Introduction of the Show
  4. Thanks to those who have chipped in on Twitch chat and in-game commanders (or the Who Buzzed Ben callout?!)

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