Guard Frequency Episode 466 | I Love The Base We’re Building

Cits and Civs, Captains and Commanders, you’re tuned to episode 466 of Guard Frequency — the best damn space game podcast ever! This episode was recorded on Friday, November 3 and released for streaming and download on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at

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This Week’s Schedule

  • Flight Deck
    • Elite Dangerous
    • Star Citizen
    • The continuing collapse of the gaming industry as a whole
  • Feedback Loop

Links & The Like

Elite: Dangerous

Elite Dangerous bids a fond farewell to one of its favorites as Community Manager Extraordinaire Sally Morgan-Moore sets sail for greener pastures as her train leaves the station – as well as other metaphors. Also, Frontier released its full formal annual report and Tony skimmed it for anything interesting. Good news everyone: Odyssey was NOT the worst mistake Frontier ever made!

Star Citizen

Star Citizen released Early Access Pre-Alpha Release Candidate Prototype Experimental Test Build 3.21.1: PYRO PLAYGROUND to the Wave 1 testers on the Preview Server, and it may not have melted anything. And we have been told to review the new UI shown at Citizen Con and – over Tony’s strenuous objections – we’re going to talk about base building.

Gaming Industry Implosion

The games industry continues to shed workers and consolidate studios – which then tend to shed more workers. Is this the end of the industry and are we doomed to spend the rest of our lives working through our Steam back-catalogs? Will those games still work? We don’t know either, but we’re sure gonna act like we do.

Community Questions

  • Last call for specific requests from the Citizen Con presentations! What is left to cover?
  • What does the future hold for the games industry? Consolidation and stagnation? Or clearing out the pretenders and letting the quality games get some sunlight?
  • Bonus Question: What do you expect out of the base building system?

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One response to “Guard Frequency Episode 466 | I Love The Base We’re Building”

  1. seannewboy Avatar

    cq1) what century will the game go gold?
    cq2) consolidation and stagnation
    cq3) bugs and questionable controls.

    great show everyone.

    No Tony, no one listens to that part of the broadcast.

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