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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 160 - Did Chig Buy A Steam Deck?
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Squad Update:

War in Midgard (0-3) and Yemaia (1-0)
Six (6) “Simmering Potential Problem” systems (including old man Ross 310.)
Five (5) systems we are actively trying to raise influence in.
We want to get our neighborhood in order for the coming of the Caustic Cloacas
Please remember to mark the standing orders post with the appropriate emoji when doing BGS work.  This not only helps others see what has already been done, so they can better decide where to apply their efforts, there MAY just be a little contest going for the month of November…

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

Livery Store: Stygian paint jobs are back until Dec 5th. Also the midnight black came along again.
Update 14 planned for Nov 29 - 4.6 Gb download, plan accordingly.

Servers go down at 7:00 UTC and plan to come back at 15:00 UTC

Legacy / Live mode:
The language here is all over the place so it’s really unclear what’s going on.

Bard’s on vacation this week…
Exploration segment from the future
In-Game News:

The first Caustic Cloaca is do to arrive in Hyades Sector FB-N b7-6

Thargoid Bug Report:
Hostile hyperdictions are happening in the bubble, near caustic cloacas
The Kingfisher is destroyed; massive battles ensue at the wreck

Bug Bug Report:

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

Now the 8th top voted; keep it going (update from tracks issue)

Anarchy Extinction Bug: the SALVAGE mission SCAVENGER NPCs are still attached to local anarchy and not some neutral pirate faction. You can still be sent on missions by an anarchy faction where you have to murder that faction's NPCs to complete it. (raised by Naboo)

Previously reported as fixed by FDev, it was apparently only fixed for retrieval and protect missions.

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