Lave Radio Episode 342 “And Suddenly a wild Flossy Appears” – 18/05/2021

PositionCrew MemberCMDR Name
Head of Health and SafetyBen Moss-WoodwardEid LeWeise
Staff Liaison OfficerClare GoodPsykit
Chief ArchivistColin FordPhoenix_Dfire
(in)Human Resources DirectorShanShan
Tech Crew
Tech GibbonChris Mk IVNewell Turner
DaveGuest CecilVingtetun
Alec TurnerGuest Buckballer
Mack Winston Guest EETC / Curry Aficionado 

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Development News – what have the devs said this week?

  1. Thursday – Anti-Xeno Combat w/ Arf on Xbox
  2. Friday – Warning about Ody Downtime
  3. Friday – EuroGamer Matt Wales – Elite Dangerous: Odyssey players will be put in separate galaxy to base game friends (Also covered in MassivlyOP )
  4. Monday – Elite Dangerous Community Schedule W/C 17 May 2021
  5. Tuesday – Horizons/Odyssey Compatibility – Further Details
    1. Bruce tries to clarify who can do what…
  6. Tuesday – Odyssey: System Requirements
  7. Frontier and Overclockers are running a competition
    1. Top Prize Pyrite Gaming PC
      1. Intel Core i5 10400F
      2. Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 8GB 
      3. Noblechairs, Hero ST, 
      4. Asus ROG Falchion Wireless Mechanical RGB Keyboard, 
      5. Asus ROG Keris Lightweight FPS Gaming Mouse, 
      6. Asus ROG Sheath Mouse Mat,
      7. Asus ROG Delta S Lightweight RGB Gaming Headset, 
      8. Asus ROG Strix XG43VQ 43″ VA 120Hz 1ms Freesync 2/ G-Sync HDR400 Curved Ultrawide Gaming monitor
      9. Odyssey
      10. Odyssey Swag
  8. Also Tobii Eye Tracker are doing a competition 
    1. And Made an oopsie
  9. Tuesday – Odyssey Launch Trailer
    1. Elite Dangerous: Odyssey | Launch Trailer – YouTube

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

  1. 13-May-3307 – Nova Imperium repulses the Federal Backed Attack.
  2. 13-May-3307 – Major Thargoid attack in the California, Coalsack and Pleiades. Ten systems under attack with Thargoid combat zones, bases on fire and rescue ships responding with anti Thargoid missions! 
  3. 14-May-3307 – Federal Citizens Approve Government Scrutiny
  4. 17-May-3307 – Alliance Unrest as Mahon and Kaine Clash

Main discussion

  1. What ways do you see Odyssey changing the activities that various user groups do?

Community Corner

  1. PrimeTime Casual – The Big Quiz Of Everything Elite Dangerous – Part 3/3
  2. Anti-Xeno Initiative goes mental. How about a commander EuanAB who took out 5 Hydra’s solo in a Chieftain.
  3. Our love goes out to Cmdr Plater who’s in Hospital due to his Gallblader
  4. Classic Elite on the go.. Running on a Tesla (1) Yes i’m sad old git… But I found this a little bit cool(well maybe more than a little bit) .. maybe? Playing it on a touch screen is a bit tricky mind, need to dig up my controller. : EliteDangerous (
  5. Massive shout out and Congratulations to the guys behind “Operation Warbucks” who raised an astonishing £5706.85 This means that we will see @(SPVFA/SagEye) CmdrOrangePheonix in Odyssey sharing more of his amazing work in a whole new setting! Even more importantly, this also means they will be donating around £4000 to Health and Mind in Scotland. This is FAR BEYOND the organising teams  wildest exceptions, and once again proves how awesome the Elite Dangerous Community is
  6. The Flight Assist team are launching a week long charity event for Clic Sargent who assist Young people (and their families) with a special stream on Saturday 22nd over at, and finishing in a 12 hour stream on Friday the 28th over at There will be limited edition merch available for the event. Head to for more details.
  7. Dave’s Great Shave!


  1. What’s the 1st thing you’re going to do / did do in Odyssey: Anyone who responds will be in with a chance to with the HCS Vasco Voice Pack with the Odyssey expansion for it called “Gravity”


  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. Loose Screws
    2. Elite Week
    3. Flight Assist
    4. For Spanish Speakers there is the Elite Cast 
    5. Cannon Podcast
    6. Fatherhood Podcast.
    7. Squeaking Fuel
    8. System Chat
    9. The Guard Frequency (who do other space sims)
    10. Algorab AM: An Elite Dangerous Podcast
  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 who created the music for the Introduction of the Show