Lave Radio Episode 430 “Lave Radio – 10 Years – Better ED than dead!” – 21/02/2023

PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Apprentice Stunt DiverAlec Turner Alec Turner
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardEid LeWeise
Staff Liaison OfficerClare GoodPsykit
Chief ArchivistColin FordPhoenix_Dfire
Tech MonkeyNorman MacArthurVentura_
Tech GibbonChris Mk IVNewell Turner
Ed Lewis
Arthur Tolmie
Station CommanderAllen StroudHeldaban Kel
Chief Bar StewardGrant WoolcottPsykokow
2nd TechnicianChris ForresterFozza

Download the episode directly from here.

Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. The Thargoid War: Thoughts and Feelings Wednesday 15th
    1. Bruce asks us about our feelings
      1. Are you enjoying the Thargoid War?
      2. Are you motivated to engage in the gameplay associated with the war?
      3. Are you optimistic or pessimistic about humanity’s chances to win?
      4. What do you think of this direction for the narrative?
  2. GalNet Round Up – 17 February 3309
  3. Discovery Scanner – 20/02/2023

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

  1. Thursday 16th Thargoids Devastate Witch Head Enclave
  2. Friday 17th Princess Aisling ‘Understood Risk of Speaking Out’
  3. Monday 20th Maelstrom Protection Technology Undergoes Testing

Store Alert

  1. Imperial Cutter Vanguard Iron
  2. Imperial Cutter Vanguard Verdigris
  3. Imperial Cutter Vanguard Bronze
  4. Imperial Cutter Vanguard Hepatizon
  5. Imperial Cutter Vanguard Copper
  6. Imperial Cutter Vanguard Brass
  7. Frontier has been super crazy kind and given us 10 “Blizzard Star” paint jobs to give away to our Podcast Listeners! To get one, Alec has done a “Spot” the difference competition which we’ll be sharing on Twitter, Facebook, Mastodon and the Forums for us and the 1st ten entries will be given one.

Main discussion

  1. 10 years of Lave Radio!
    1. We’ve done a lot!
      1. Number of Episodes in the feed: 527 – 895 hours, 23 minutes, 15 seconds
      2. Number of Lave Radio Episodes in the feed: 435 – 818 hours, 42 minutes, 54 seconds
      3. Number of Conclave Episodes in the feed: 9 – 10 hours, 46 minutes, 34 seconds
      4. Number of Retro Episodes in the feed: 11 – 8 hours, 7 minutes, 22 seconds
        1. Friday, 21 February 2014 was the date of the last Retro Lave (9 years)
      5. Number of Writers interview Episodes in the feed: 18 – 14 hours, 19 minutes, 56 seconds
      6. Number of Hosts! (Official and Unofficial)
        • Fozza
        • Allen
        • Jarvis
        • John Stabler
        • Kow
        • Colin
        • Ben
        • John Richardson
        • John Virgo Kerresh
        • Lisa Voo
        • Kergol
        • Alec
        • Shan
        • Psykit
        • Souvarine
        • Dr Toxic – Ash
        • Chris G


  1. While the team on Dex Island take a well earned break before their series 2 return, there’s plenty of material to fill the void. Point your auto assistant to your favourite podcast app – including Spotify and audible – and search The Dex Legacy. There you’ll find bonus edition interviews with cast members and with the writer, Emily Inkpen! There’s also plenty of bonus materials and merch at! All proceeds go towards the making of season 2!
  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. Flight Assist
    2. The Guard Frequency (who do other space games )
    3. Loose Screws
  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.


  1. That venus dating advert, really sounded like it was called Penis dating at first 😀 😀 😀

  2. The imperial cutter skins look slightly Pacific e.g. Maori; but also ,… Celtic. Hmm. Tasteful, anyway.

  3. Arthur Tolmie gave one of the nicest and coolest responses in regard to Lave Radio on this episode.,

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