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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 107 - Smooth Brain Gang

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Headlines for this episode:

  • Shat in Spaaaaaace!
  • PS4 Squad finishes CQC Silver!

Squad Update:

  • Expand-a-palooza: landed in 7 Andromedae last week, back in expansion today.
  • War in 7 Andromedae (after the tick), building towards control war in 6 Andromedae
  • Overheating systems in Calarum and Maikoro.
  • Loose Screws at 7.2 Billion population #81 (Terra-X Astro at 13.8 Billion, #38).  Over half way!
  • Community question: influence buckets?
    • 4 buckets/levers: Bounties (+name), trade (+/- station controller), exploration data (+ station controller), missions (+name)
    • Passenger missions can be trade or exploration.
    • Direct sources (murder hoboing, scenarios)
    • Soft cap/diminishing returns

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Dev news:

Tuesday Stream: Community stream

No news, but Arf did mention that tomorrow he’s capturing in-game footage of the upcoming 2 seat SRV

Thrusday Stream:CQC night


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