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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 169 - Recreationally Indignant

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Squad Update:

  • War in Bagalis (0-0) and Yingo (1-0)
  • Expansion from 7 Andromedae went to Bagalis - invasion war underway
  • Oya Maelstrom (#9) updates:
    • Current targets: Jeng (42%), Benanekpeno (COMPLETE)
    • Overall: 606 Thargoid controlled, 33 Invasions, 66 Alert, 23 systems in Recovery
    • Oya: 53 controlled, 6 invasion, 8 alert, 7 recovery

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

In-Game News:

  • Size 3 AX weapons stabilizer is available

Dev news: From the stream;

U 14.02 - Was supposed to be today; Delayed

  • War Map to show “most-influenced” systems, per state (to draw players)
  • 100% system removed from list the moment they complete
  • New activities, salvage black boxes, tissue samples; handed in at rescue ships count towards the system they are collected in.
  • Confirmed: unpopulated system have smaller target values for completion
  • Confirmed: distance from maelstrom lowers target value for completion
  • Adding: “front line”; new USS in systems on the edge of the thargoid bubbles
  • Recovery: players can reboot EDO settlements to shorten recovery time.
  • Change incoming on thargoid pushback, they have a “strong idea” what the change will be
  • Adding: new ways to progress systems

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