Lave Radio Episode 359 “Ye Olde Update 8” – 28/09/2021

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

Download the episode directly from here.

Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. Wednesday – Elite Dangerous: Odyssey Update 7 Notes | Frontier Forums
  2. Wednesday – Elite Dangerous: Horizons Update for PC and Consoles Notes
  3. Friday – Elite Dangerous: Update 7.01 and Horizons Update (PC Only) | Frontier Forums
  4. Tuesday – Update 8 Incoming Features – YouTube
    1. Development Update 4 – September | Frontier Forums

Newsletter (every second show) [link]

Happy 37th Birthday, Elite!
Back in 1984, on September the 20th, “The Galaxy” was born.
That’s right, the original Elite celebrated it’s 37th birthday this week, and it was great to share the nostalgia with our first generation of Commanders.

Store Alert! Weeheeheehee dee heeheeheehee weeoh aweem away

Main discussion

  1. Dev update 4 (If it’s released!)

https://forums.frontier.co.uk/threads/development-update-4-september.590570/

Community Corner

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROoDr94tvCE
    1. The Buur Pit did some ED:O Instancing Tests to glorious results…

      Without trying they ended up with two instances with around 15+ each, they then winged everyone into one instance of 35 CMDRs. One ship was destroyed and that CMDR instanced back in with no problem whatsoever and without being in a wing. There were no appreciable lag-spikes reported from anyone and overall it ran very smoothly and was hugely positive.
  2. Want your name on a Tourist Beacon? https://forums.frontier.co.uk/threads/your-name-in-elite-tourist-beacon-competition.590214/
  3. Speed Scanning Challenge | Canonn Research Group

Shoutouts

  1. Nat Wright is currently in hospital on oxygen due to COVID-19 and we’d like to wish her all the best and to get well soon! Natalie Wright🌸🙂🌸 on Twitter: “This is me, tested +ve for covid, not vaxinated 49. I’m me, not an actor. I’m on 40% o2, lots of drugs to help me. Working to recovery, but it’s a long road. Over 30? Get vaxed to reduce symptoms. https://t.co/izC0nVSTsa” / Twitter
  2. Dockers is doing a Charity Christmas Special
    1. I know it’s only September and good taste dictates that Christmas should never be mentioned until long after Halloween, but in the world of entertainment Christmas has to be prepared well in advance. When you think about preparing for Christmas, you’re probably thinking about the dinner. Will it be turkey? Beef? How about an enormous cock?

      Yes, the Dockers are coming back this year with a Christmas special and they have set up a kickstarter on justgiving. Yes that’s right, a kickstarter on Just Giving. I don’t think they quite understand that all the money will be going to charity.

      If you haven’t heard of it before Dockers is a mockumentary podcast about the ordinary folk of the Galaxy from the lowly toilet attendants to famous wildlife documentary makers. It’s been going for a few years and usually does a live show at Lavecon, late at night, well after the watershed because it’s very, very naughty

      If they meet their target they will put on the Christmas show, (though to be honest they will put it on regardless.) They have some rewards in their charity kickstarter. If you ever fancied being the subject of a documentary  there are a few options to get your name in the show. Some of them are pretty unsavory.
TierAmountReward
1£5.00Listen to the Christmas special in the comfort of your own home for no additional cost!
2£10.00Listen to the Christmas special in the comfort of your own home for a small additional cost!
3£20.00Have your name read out by the Narrator at the end of the show with the credits.
4£30.00Listen to the Christmas special in the comfort of your own home for a substantial additional cost!
5£40.00A lifetime supply of Gnosis Avian Cheese**While stocks last (10 available). Only one block per lifetime, believe me that is enough. No refunds. First come first serve. After ten blocks are allocated reward will be downgraded to tier 3
6£50.00A sketch featuring you written and performed by members of the cast of dockers.* To be clear when we say members we don’t mean penises. The segment will be up to 5 minutes long.
7£200.00A character of our choice will perform a sex act on you during the show**This will be a dramatisation not an actual act you sicko
8£500.00A character of our choice will perform an enjoyable sex act on you during the show**This will be a dramatisation not an actual act you sicko. Enjoyment is not guaranteed.
9£1000.00We will have your ears surgically removed so that you never have to listen to the show again.*Need I tell you that this is satire and not a cure for body dysmorphia?
10£10,000.00The episode will be set in the Star Citizen Universe
11£11,000,000Are you a pharma-bro? We will record a 40 minute episode exclusively for you. Nobody else will be able to listen to it unless you let them.

https://www.justgiving.com/team/BeyondDockers

  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. Algorab AM: An Elite Dangerous Podcast
    2. Black Sky Legion (who also do other space sims as well as ‘RL’ science and tech bits)
    3. Cannon Podcast
    4. For Spanish Speakers there is the Elite Cast 
    5. Fatherhood Podcast
    6. Flight Assist
    7. The Guard Frequency (who do other space sims)
    8. Loose Screws
    9. New Worlds: Zero Prep – Eid, Kai and Souv talk about all the stuff we can’t talk about on our primary creative outlets.
    10. Squeaking Fuel
    11. System Chat
  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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