Lave Radio Episode 386 “Spreading Colin’s ‘Peanut Butter’ around the Galaxy”  – 12/04/2022

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. Frameshift Live
    1. Arf hinted at another patch at some point (in a nod and wink way)
      1. Video to play https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mvVj0jltlKiQBu8or2s1Y1HI157rj39_/view?usp=sharing
    2. Still working on figuring out console transfers.
    3. They will be at Lavecon in some capacity.
    4. Lave Radio got another shoutout.
  2. Monday – Discovery Scanner 11th April
  3. Tuesday – They are not going to update the planetary tech.

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

  1. Thu 7th April – Taurus Mining Ventures Operation Concludes [CG]
  2. Fri 8th April – Marlinists Reject Emperor’s Offer
  3. Tue 12th April – Arissa Accepts Marlinists’ Independence

Store Alert

  1. Featured in the store this week is the Fer-de-lance Crossfire 

Main discussion

Since Arf Joined we’ve seen Elite celebrate Christmas and Halloween and Chinese New Year….

But this is > 1000 years in the future and we’re born on planets with their own sense of identity so how can we Shoehorn in current Earth Holidays to the Lore of Elite Dangerous and what kind of events should we have in game to celebrate them?

Community Corner

  1. Lavecon!
    1. HWS is happy to announce that Lavecon 2022 is taking place on July 16/17th at Kents Hill Park, Milton Keynes. 
      There are some small changes to the hotel costs, which we need to factor in and the venue itself is quite a different layout. We will be letting you all know the details as soon as we can.  
    2. Next steps:
      1.  Update the website & social media with details including venue information, maps and access. 
      2. Email everyone with a rolled over ticket or previous booking that has not been refunded with details/options. 
      3. Email everyone on the HWS mailing list. 
      4. Open for new ticket bookings on the website.  
      5. We would ask people to be patient while we do all these things, we will get the information out as soon as possible. Please do not email us asking when booking will open or what is happening with your previous booking, we will put out that information when we can. 
      6. We will be taking bookings for hotel rooms on the Friday/Sunday nights. Please do not book rooms via our website for this. 
      7. Please do email us with any concerns that you think we are not likely to address, but please be patient for a response. If it is being answered publicly we may not give you an individual response. Please do read our website for updates.
  2. WAR OF THE PODCASTS
    1. Hillbilly Redneck Radio (that’s the lose screws) would like to take on Lave Radio at Horizons CQC. 19:00 server time (18:00 GMT) on Sunday the 17th
  3. BUCKYBALL RACE 3 
    1. Get your ships to Dublin Citadel in the Gateway system s23because race #3 in the Magic 8-Ball Championship – The Wiccan BeWare Race – starts this coming Saturday (16th April) and runs until the following Sunday (24th April). Once again the gloves shields are off but this time we’re trading cargo … and flying through tunnels. Why? With Buckyball there is no why, only do, and if you don’t like it you can bribe blame our host for the month, Cmdr @sulu! Full details on the forum thread as per usual:
    2. https://forums.frontier.co.uk/threads/the-buckyball-racing-club-presents-the-wiccan-beware-race-magic-8-ball-championship-race-3.602128/
  4. Allen Stroud has a book launch this weekend.

Any other business

  1. Resilient by @AllenJStroud launches at Eastercon 16th April. 3:00pm.
    Music, Q&A, signing and wine!
  2. Psykit is celebrating her 1 year twitch anniversary

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. 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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