Lave Radio Episode 444 “Four play in the Thargoid War” – 06/06/2023

PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
SRV Banksy Alec Turner Alec Turner 
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardEid LeWeise
Staff Liaison OfficerClare GoodPsykit
Chief ArchivistColin FordPhoenix_Dfire
Tech MonkeyNorman MacArthurVentura_
Ian doncasterthargoid analyst

Download the episode directly from here.

Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. Friday – Update – 15.02 announced (see below?)
  2. Friday – Paul Crowther’s Galnet News Roundup
  3. Monday – Update 15.02 Patch Notes
    1. “Web Version” of the notes (which should stick around when the forum version gets unstickied etc)
    2. Ben : Slight adjustments have been made the tactics used by various Thargoid vessels, so that they don’t become ineffective at dealing with targets in locations that ship won’t willingly navigate such as the crevasses along the structure of a Titan.

Community news – what is the community up to??

  1. Ascorbius – The Aftermath – trailer
  2. New listening post/planet base/logs discovered in HIP 83788 (just under 1kly from Sol)
  3. Thargoid Glaive – Know Thy Enemy (AXI Video Guide) – [pre 15.02 changes tho]
  4. Buckyball Race starts Saturday – Tunnel-ish Vision
  5. Joe Plater tribute (psykit’s “Flight Assist” edit)

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

  2. Mon 5th June – THE EMPEROR’S IRE

Store Alert

  1. Orca Groove Paint Jobs

Main discussion

  1. Ian Doncaster – Thargoid Analysist

Mostly Clueless

  1. Quick PSA on the system map day/night thing from a few weeks back. It may not be as simple as a 180° flip – more science is required.

Any other business

  1. PlaneScape Torment Special Edition is availed for free if you have prime.
  2. Consider interacting with this tweet from psykit to encourage some sort of pride recognition from Elite Dangerous.


  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. The Guard Frequency (who do other space games )
    2. Loose Screws
  4. Following this we have the latest Galnet News Digest as provided by Cmdr Wotherspoon and Cmdr BeetleJude.
  5. Thanks to those who have chipped in on Twitch chat and in-game commanders
  6. Special Thanks to Cmdr ToCoSo, Jn Tracks and Allen Stroud who created the music used on the Show.


  1. Aah, Ben’s back, but also no download link! (Not insinuating anything but maybe just a coincidence!! 🙂 )

  2. Ha ha! Cheers Ben – honesty is a virtue!
    My trip to work in the morning will be more bearable now! 🙂

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