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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 161 - Space Hole
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Squad Update:

  • It’s the end of the world as we know it…
  • War in HIP 4907 (1-2) and Yingo (1-0 - we want to LOSE this one)
  • Nine (9) “Simmering Potential Problem” systems.
  • Three (3) systems we are actively trying to raise influence in.
  • Once the Caustic Cloaca(s) arrive and we get a better picture of the local situation, we’ll be posting more Thargoid-related updates.
  • November BGS “contest” is done, and the winner, with 47 total BGS activities, is, CMDR Obl1v1ous.  The prize?  A fleet carrier.  We’ll post the final result in the BGS channel.

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

Dev news:

  • No more Black Friday sale for you.

In-Game News:

Thargoid Bug Report:

  • WAR!
  • 5 Thargoid Maelstrom yet to arrive…Maelstroms are named after storm gods from different religions. Currently all are positioned or projected to arrive in fringe bubble systems on the “south” side of the bubble, mostly below the Sol plane.
    • Taranis: Hyades Sector FB-N b7-6
    • Leigong: HIP 8887
    • Indra: HIP 20567
    • Oya: Cephei Sector BV-Y b4 (predicted, ETA 15 Dec) [67.2 LY from Ross 310]
    • Cocijo: Col 285 Sector BA-P c6-18 (predicted, ETA 15 Dec) [246.5 LY from Ross 310]
    • Thor: Col 285 Sector IG-O c6-5 (predicted, ETA 8 Dec) [268.6 LY from Ross 310]
    • Raijin: Pegasi Sector IH-U b3-3 (predicted, ETA 8 Dec) [88.3 LY from Ross 310]
    • Hadad: HIP 30377 (predicted, ETA 15 Dec) [270.2 LY from Ross 310]
  • Oya (Yaruba goddess of weather) and Raijin (Japanese god of thunder) are the expected threats the Loose Screws space (Oya will be 48 LY from Balmus)

Bug Bug Report:

Chig chat:

  • Dogs are good, cats and Christmas are bad.


  • Die hard is a Christmas movie

Community Corner:
Holiday Charity Drive - Thargaid: Flee from Sol
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