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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 168 - I'm Rich, Too; Bitch!

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Squad Update:

  • War in 23 Andromedae (0-0) and HIP 4907 (again) for control (1-0)
  • Expansion from 7 Andromedae underway.
  • Oya Maelstrom (#8) updates:
    • Current targets: Jeng (46%), Benanekpeno (6%), HIP 2422 (COMPLETE)
    • Overall: 524 Thargoid controlled, 29 Invasions, 94 Alert, 28 systems in Recovery
    • Oya: 49 controlled, 4 invasion, 8 alert, 8 recovery

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

Exploration report

4th Quadrant Expedition Leg #1 Outer Spiral

Cmdr Jared Crue Route

Cmdr Jared Crue log books

In-Game News:

  • AX weapon stabilizers CG
  • Size 3 and 5 optional slot modules grant 1 or 2 additional ax weapons, respectively

Dev news:

  • Frameshift Live was postponed and will come back this week, Thursday
  • Update 14.2 will deploy Monday 30th January.
  • Features: More actions taken against Thargoids will further contribute to the pushback bar. Improvements made to the UI, specifically giving Commanders better guidance on how to impact the pushback bar.
  • Issues: Stability improvements to Conflict Zones, alongside a number of additional, generalised fixes, which will be delivered via finalised update notes, in due course.

(full update notes and schedule will be posted nearer to deployment)


  • CMs call for feedback on the thargoid war

  • AX combat deep dive / other game mechanic deep dives
  • Gun Site Modes

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