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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 113 - Mommy's Away

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Headlines for this episode:

  • Roundtable updates
  • CQC Silver Trophy!
  • Squad Update
  • Chig Chat: Surface (On-foot) Combat Tips
  • Bard’s Galnet Recap
  • Dev News / Update 9
  • Cheese!

Squad Update:

  • Still focused on the Balmus expansion.  V740 is expanding, the target faction in Balmus is retreating, we’re on-target.
  • Retreat mechanics: (carryover from last week)
    • Retreat on possible for non-native factions
    • Retreat triggered when influence drops to 2.5% or less
    • Runs for 1 day pending and 6 active ticks
    • If the faction is under 2.5% on the last day, they leave
    • Only the first (under 2.5% to start) and last (leave if still under 2.5%) day matter

Chig chat:

Galnet Recap: Bard’s thing?

Dev news:

Tuesday Stream: none

Wednesday: SRV Stunts Stream (pre-recorded)

Included surprise (not surprise) Scorpion SRV launch ad

Thursday: Update 9 Drops

With Scorpion SRV and Multi-Limpet Controllers

(A stats page I found

Scorpion paint jobs Stygian and black limited time

Odyssey Notes:

Horizons Noes:

Discussion: what should or shouldn't be available to horizons?


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