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Loose Screws - Space is bigger than Texas

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The Elite Dangerous Podcast from America!! Our (sometimes) merry cast of professional podcasters play Elite: Dangerous and bring you news, tips, guides, opinions, and some crazy stuff now and then. All about the best space sim ever made.… read more


Episode 138 - Which Wych Witch?

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Headlines for this episode:

Squad Update:

  • Last days of an expansion from Bumbur to fill an open gap nearby.
  • Operation ScramJet in Lambda Andromedae was a complete success.  Thanks CMDR Bloomingwind for taking point on it.
  • We’ve taken over Myka’s Rest in Snoqui Xian.  Waiting on Psykit to plan the open house/celebration.
  • Doing some housekeeping/system maintenance around our systems while we wait for the expansion to complete before moving on to our next project.

All details in the #standing-orders and/or the #loose-screws-factions channels of the Discord.

Thargoid Bug Report:

NHSS POIs back in Didio, Novas and Sosong.  Intended?  No idea!

Hunting at megaship in Dulerce

Bug Bug Report:

Remember to vote up the GPU utilization issue on the tracker!

Currently number 8 top voted; keep it going (update from tracks issue)

Many cmdrs reporting higher fps, but no Notable change in frame time and many are still seeing frame drops, and hang ups (and also not seeing full gpu usage (per tracks issue))

In-Game News:

Blame The Bard (Galnet Commentary)

The Wych which witch Hunt:

Chig chat:

Why is Chig such a donkey?

Dev news:

BREAKING: It’s recently been leaked that the game servers were really ran by  a farm of weasels running on hamster wheels.


  • Zachary Hudson looks so irritated and angry because he is rumored to have a cucumber stuck in his…..*transmission cut-off*

Community Corner:

Operation: Wych Hunt Discord:


Mimolette - French bug cheese. Requested by Louis XIV.  Looks like a cantaloupe.  Yum?  High mite-density!  Cheese mites have a Wikipedia page. Flavor?  Texture?  You decide!

Movie anniversaries:

25 years - Face Off

35 years - Space Balls

35 years - Full Metal Jacket

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