Lave Radio Episode 341 “Escape to the future” – 11/05/2021

PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardEid LeWeise
Staff Liaison OfficerClare GoodPsykit
Chief ArchivistColin FordPhoenix_Dfire
(in)Human Resources DirectorShanShan
Tech MonkeyNorman MacArthurVentura_

Download the episode directly from here.

Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. Wednesday – It took seven years, but Elite Dangerous: Odyssey finally made me feel small
    1. Polygon Article by Charlie Hall
  2. Thursday – Conflict Zones With Dav Stott
    1. Is actually Head of Online Services – which is cross game – but ED is his “home game”
    2. Explain what the Server team does…
      1. We should never notice they’re there
      2. Try very hard not fail – Try very hard for it not to matter when it does fail
    3. Server team has:
      1. Build Team
      2. Release Team
      3. QA Team
    4. Bake out – OMG just watch the stream
      1. Basically the team get a list of places to visit (via proc gen?)  – then they beg borrow or steal PC power and physically visit the game (using their tools) and then manually place instances in appropriate places.
    5. > 208,000,000 systems visited
      1. 0.052%
    6. Network Relay Server
  3. Tuesday Supercruise News
    1. #CommanderCreations if you want to upload some content created.  not just #StellarScreenshots

Newsletter (every second show) [link]

Beluga Liner Aquatic paint job

Community Corner

  1. The Dark Wheel is ready to expand out from 9 PUPPIS, they want to get to >75% system influence and see what this next part of the LFT 509 testing yields!!
  2. Cmdrs Orange Phoenix, Exorcist and Admiral Flaps have created the “Pilots Lounge” which is a Community Hub for want of a better term with the ethos that all Cmdrs are welcome and the hope to inspire community spirt, conversation and collaboration. You can visit it by going to https://discord.io/Pilots_Lounge
  3. Also related to Orange Phoenix:
    1. Cmdr Beetlejude and a bunch of streamers, including
      1. pixie_wifey
      2. rearadmiralflaps
      3. Dreamsquasher1
      4. WK Jezz
      5. Captain_metcy
      6. maltmeister77
      7. biker_flame
    2. Learned that Orange Pheonix, who has helped the community so much with his work in SPVFA and Sagittarius Eye, only has access to a 2nd hand ‘Gaming Laptop’ with a GTX 660 in it. Due to his real life situation he’s not in a position to replace it so that he can run Odyssey and, against his initial protests, have created Operation Warbucks to help him get a PC so that he can join us all in Odyssey. They feel that a man of his artistic talents would be sorely missed in Odyssey so we want to help him join us there. Our target is £1600 If we achieve this target – anything above will be donated to Health in Mind Scotland.

      The stream will begin on Saturday 15th May @ 17:00 UTC and run for 24 hours with each streamer doing a 3-4 hour show. There will be giveaways and fun events on each stream so anyone can get involved!!
    3. The Flight Assist team are launching a week long charity event for Clic Sargent who assist Young people (and their families) with a special stream on Saturday 22nd over at https://twitch.tv/flightassist, and finishing in a 12 hour stream on Friday the 28th over at http://twitch.tv/psykit. There will be limited edition merch available for the event. Head to http://flightassistpodcast.com for more details.
    4. Primetime Casual Hosted “The Big Quiz Of Everything Elite Dangerous” recently here is part One of Three!
      1. He is celebrating the release of Elite Dangerous Odyssey with a big Elite Dangerous Quiz – featuring guests Ascorbius, EidLeWeise, Wotherspoon, and Greytest. Covering everything from history, content, player-driven events, to ludicrous records.
      2. The Big Quiz Of Everything Elite Dangerous – Part ⅔
    5. The Buurs Pit have teamed up to create Touchdown | Let’s Take This Odyssey  a Cinematic ft. music by Tom Cook & vocals by Heli

Shoutouts

  1. 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/.
  2. For the discerning Commander who likes a bit of CQC action, check out the CQC Discord at “discord.me/elitedangerouscqc”.
  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
  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 latest Galnet News Digest as provided by Cmdr Wotherspoon and Cmdr BeatleJude.
  6. Thanks to those who have chipped in on Twitch chat and in-game commanders
  7. Special Thanks to Cmdr ToCoSo who created the music for the Introduction of the Show

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