Lave Radio Episode 373 “We didn’t spill the Catnip Tea” – 11/01/2022

PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Active Crew
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. 6th January – Console Hotfix plans and Light Catch Up
  2. Steam charts numbers continue to rise, with the average player count higher than July last year.
  3. Elite Dangerous: Horizons Hotfix | 11.01.2022 | For PC & Console Notes

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

  1. 05-jan 3308 – Ram Tah’s Revelations Halt Court Martial
  2. 06-jan 3308 – Colonia Bridge Project Launches Phase Three
  3. 07-jan 3308 – Imperial Intelligence Denies NMLA Connection
  4. 10-jan 3308 – Sirius Navy Unites with Alliance Defence Force
  5. 11-jan 3308 – Torval Mining Challenges Caine-Massey
  6. Operation IDA – They fixed Rix Depot – Pleiades Sector IH-V c2-5 this week.
  7. Anti-xeno Initative – According to Pleiades Sector HR-W d1-74, Musca Dark Region PJ-P b6-1 in the coalsack and Evangelis in the witch head

Main discussion

  1. our favourite tin foil hat / conspiracy theories for elite. Both in game and out

Community Corner

  1. Performance Issues? You won’t BELIEVE how much fps is gained with this ONE TRICK! | Frontier Forums
    1. Deliberate clickbait title – which made me laugh
    2. TLDR: Download 3DMigoto from github
      Append the following to d3dx.ini

      hash = cb9b58ca58c6c572
      handling = skip
  2. The High Wake – Elite Dangerous Animations Compilation: Catch Up 2
    Over the past months, new animations about Odyssey and Horizons have appeared on the channel. And some of them, in my opinion, deserve to be included in the compilation. For those who have already seen everything – there is a small sketch about our beloved imperial rank grind in Ngalinn. And for those who are here for the first time – welcome!

Any other business

  1. Ben – Space Docker VR – Space Docker VR on Steam
    A “Newtonian physics” space-flight simulator for VR! Get in the cockpit, pilot a spacecraft, navigate hazardous environments, and compete with your friends to become the ultimate docker!

    You play the part of a Blue Collar ‘Docker’ who flying a space equivalent of a fork lift truck, picking up cargo and delivering it where needed… Just don’t ask what you’re delivering…

Colin’s Grumpy Bit

  1. The Actual original source minus Massively’s Spin
  2. TLDR Squadron 42 might be 1 – 2 years away


  1. Docker’s Charity Christmas Special is still available.

  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. 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, Jn Tracks and Allen Stroud who created the music used on the Show.

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