Lave Radio Episode 366 “SRV to the Knee” – 16/11/2021

PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardEid LeWeise
Chief ArchivistColin FordPhoenix_Dfire
(in)Human Resources DirectorShanShan
Mack WinstonMack Winston
Tech SlothJan ChlupacekPoutnik Santiago

Download the episode directly from here.

Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. Thursday’s Stream – Arf and Sally explore the Thargoid bases (or are they crashed mother ships?). Couple of things to mention.
    1. Update 9 is scheduled for December.
    2. Update 9 will be the last update of the year.
    3. We will be seeing fleet carriers walking around sometime in December.
    4. There appears to be some hints at SRV based missions that will use the new Combat SRV.
    5. They also discussed the timescales involved about implementing suggestions from the Engineering suggestions. We’re probably going to have to wait until next year.
    6. They did say that engineering is only one thing that they wanted to look at. They did say that crime and punishment might get another pass. (They said that about powerplay and CQC too in the past!)
  2. The hunt for Theta 7 – https://forums.frontier.co.uk/threads/the-hunt-for-theta-seven-you-could-win-750-000-000-cr.593390/
    1. This was won by CMDR Therion Cygni who successfully decoded the message by use of Mathematical Matrices and Excel.
    2. CODE BREAKER:

      “HAVE_ARRIVED_AT_PANJABELL__WEAPONS_REMAIN_SECURE__I_NO_LONGER_TRUST_OUR_BENEFACTORS_OR_THEIR_NETWORK__WE_WILL_BECOME_INVISIBLE_UNTIL_THE_TIME_IS_RIGHT_TO_STRIKE_AGAIN__”

      CMDR Therion Cygni
    3. The method…
    4. Special mention has to go CMDR Scott Rigs who discovered the bogus traffic reports which allowed these Matrices to be created (After a hint from Zac)
    5. The hunt continues…
  3. Next breakdown of the top 20 bugs will be on Supercruise News #51

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

  1. Wednesday 10th – LONG-LOST RESEARCH FACILITY DISCOVERED
  2. Thursday 11th – COLONIA BRIDGE GAINS FURTHER RESOURCES
  3. Thursday 11th – AEGIS RENEGADES ATTACK SALVATION’S ALLIES
  4. Friday 12th – MANHUNT FOR THETA SEVEN ESCALATES
  5. Monday 15th – DREDGER CLAN FACES POSSIBLE EXTINCTION

Newsletter (every second show) [link]

  1. Store Alert: Asp Explorer Crossfire (available in multiple colours) 

Main discussion

  1. Probably the Top 20? Elite Dangerous Issue Report – 16/11/2021 | Frontier
  2. What kind of Missions could Frontier give us for
    1. Engineers
    2. New SRV

Community Corner

  1. The Anix- Xeno Initiative has a https://www.thargoid.watch/

Mostly Clueless

  1. Neutron boosting for beginners. (1). When entering the jetcone, always enter the jetcone facing away from the neutron star, throttle down till your FSD is overcharged. (2) Never use white dwarfs for boosts. The jetcone doesn’t extend far enough from the exclusion zone, the boost isn’t very good, and you risk dropping out and getting killed to death. 3. If you DO unfortunately drop out, try your best to low wake out. Use boost to try to get your trajectory aligned with where you’re pointing quicker, and call the Hull Seals to get a fix up when you get out! Always carry enough synthesis mats in case your canopy gets broken. A broken canopy isn’t a death sentence if you have enough emergency oxygen (life support) synthesis mats! It’s common nickel and iron.

Questions

  1. Alezelander Coburn on You-tube says comments twice (We appreciate your enthusiasm) 
    1. He says the original Store Alert Song is the best
    2. Black Ship skins for Fleet Carriers Please!

Any other business

  1. Last Week it was SWTOR and the Elder Scrolls Online. This week it’s the ten year anniversary of Skyrim (I’m still playing and still haven’t finished it).

Shoutouts

  1. 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. Squeaking Fuel
    10. 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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