Lave Radio Episode 400 “Lavecon 2022” – 17/07/2022 (Live From Lavecon)

Team for this episode ✔/ X

PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardEid LeWeise
Staff Liaison OfficerClare GoodPsykit
Chief ArchivistColin FordPhoenix_Dfire
(in)Human Resources DirectorShanShan
GuestsLavecon audience
Chief Bar Steward (On Tech)Grant WoolcottPsykokow
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Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. Frameshift Live Lavecon 2022 Edition
    1. Arf, Bruce, Zac (on walkabout), Sally (Producing), Tom, Dom, Derrin. Peter, Dan
    2. No News, but nice background stories
      1. Tom and confetti Cannons
      2. Tom and Geyser Guns
      3. Science behind the stickiness of the SRV
      4. Creepy Carrier guy
      5. Changing the Accuracy of the Scorpion’s gun
        1. It’s a sci fi gun, we don’t NEEEED for it to be real (i.e. crazy accurate – 1 shot 1 kill)
        2. Balancing the on foot guns
      6. Barnacles are ALL hand placed
    3. Giveaways
      1. Water bottles (which were a godsend!)
      2. Odyssey Badges
      3. Odyssey T-Shirts
    4. Between 2 Lavecons – various features with fun dev stories
      1. Fleet Carriers
      2. Odyssey
      3. Scorpion / Carrier Interiors / Emotes
      4. Shan Got a Question answered 

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

  1. Wed 13th July – The Battle of HIP 22460
  2. Thu 14th July – Pilots Urged to Defend Proteus Wave Project [CG]
  3. Thu 14th July – Support Federal Strike Against Crime Syndicate [CG]
  4. Fri 15th July –  Azimuth’s Plan Elicits Further Reactions

Store Alert (every second show) [link] 

  1. Krait MKII, Eagle, & Fer-de-lance Azimuth Paint Jobs. Available in Determined (white), Preservation (Green), Reprieve (Blue) & Restoration (Red)
  1. Metro Badlands Suit Pack – 15s teaser video

Main discussion

  1. Reflections of this lavecon / memorable lavecons
  2. Favourite Episodes for 400

Community Corner

  1. 18th July 2022 – 24 Jul 2022 – THE HUNT FOR POLYPHEMUS – Everyone. PC and Console, Odyssey and Horizons. All they need is the means to build the regulation DBS, to find an instance with a lone Cyclops and to record their fight and be able to post a YouTube or Twitch link to it.
      1. No
      2. The Hunt for Polyphemus is an AX event open to all (Console and PC, Horizons and Odyssey) with credit rewards for the top 3 pilots on both Console and PC and even more credits for the overall winner such that they would win enough to purchase a Fleet Carrier.
      1. Sign up begins the week of the 11th @ 10am UTC and entrants will need to join the New Pilots Initiative Discord
  2. 21 JUL 2022 > 22 JUL 2022 START TIME: 4:00:00 PM GMT+1 END TIME: 1:00:00 AM GMT+1 GALA AT THE INVERNESS
    1. LOCATION Thraikoo PS-U e2-4 (DSSA Inverness / Thracian Nebula)
      1. Any CMDR participating in At the Eldritch Gate Expedition or explorers passing by. The event will take place in the open play to facilitate instancing. All the CMDR’s are responsible for themselves, especially if they get a little bit too tipsy the Latvian Brandy selection in the bar.
    4. Yes, fleet carrier interiors. Albeit horizons players can meet outside the Inverness
    5. Just after Lavecon, join this event.
    6. Explorers and various personalities from all the Elite Dangerous Community and squadrons will meet at the DSSA Inverness to celebrate the start of At the Eldritch Gate Expedition!
    7. Multiple carriers will be giving rides to the event 2-3 days prior to the location. After the events, the same carriers will give a ride back to the bubble. Al shuttle carriers will depart from LAWD 26 in the week of the 18th of July and come back before the 23rd.
    8. Everyone is invited! Meet the personalities and squadrons that participate in the expedition!
  3. 23 JUL 2022 > 31 JUL 2022 START TIME: 12:00:00 AM GMT+1 END TIME: 11:59:00 PM GMT+1 CHICKEN RUN 2: CRASH HARDER
      1. Noriega Station in LTT 2151
      1. Absolutely anyone, experienced and new alike, there’s room for you all on the Buckyball leaderboard.
      1. Odyssey not required
    4. Chicken Run 2: Crash Harder is the 6th event in the Buckyball Racing Club’s Magic 8 Ball championship. It is a test of nerve transporting very delicate cargo to planets with progressively higher gravity. Bring your rebuy wallet.
      1. Have fun, fly fast.


  1. The Dex Legacy – Interlude 5 Lessons in Lying,- will Premier on Lave Radio in two weeks time (26/07/2022) at 20:00. More information on The Dex Legacy goto
  1. The Next Episode will premiere on Lave Radio 26th July.. More information on The Dex Legacy goto
  2. Our sister station, Hutton Orbital Radio, Broadcasts on Thursdays from 20:30. You can tune in at  or, for just the audio, at
  3. For the discerning Commander who likes a bit of CQC action, check out the CQC Discord at “”.
  4. 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. Cannon Podcast
    3. For Spanish Speakers there is the Elite Cast 
    4. Fatherhood Podcast
    5. Flight Assist
    6. The Guard Frequency (who do other space games )
    7. Loose Screws
    8. Squeaking Fuel
  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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