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Author Topic: Elite: Dangerous  (Read 989 times)

Mark0

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Elite: Dangerous
« on: August 21, 2014, 09:39:43 AM »
Anyone here playing?

Official site: http://www.elitedangerous.com/

Comparision with the original: Elite 30 years later: Comparing screenshots from 1984 and 2014

http://i.imgur.com/rVFjKXT.jpg
Elite: Dangerous


Check this video to get a feel of some of the things that can be done:



Elite + Voice Attack + EDTracker


« Last Edit: August 21, 2014, 10:15:00 AM by Mark0 »

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Re: Elite: Dangerous
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2014, 01:18:46 PM »
I'm of the 'old school' where companies had free betas... and closed betas were given comp copies rather than you having to pay to play.  I might play once its out.  But I'm not paying an extra $25 to participate in beta.

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Re: Elite: Dangerous
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2014, 02:11:46 PM »
I'm of the 'old school' where companies had free betas... and closed betas were given comp copies rather than you having to pay to play.  I might play once its out.  But I'm not paying an extra $25 to participate in beta.

+1 on that.

That said, they brought back an updated Elite? That's simply awesome! One of the finest - if not THE finest - game from that era. I must have logged hundreds of hours playing it on my C64 . :Thmbsup:

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Re: Elite: Dangerous
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2014, 02:35:50 PM »
That said, they brought back an updated Elite? That's simply awesome! One of the finest - if not THE finest - game from that era. I must have logged hundreds of hours playing it on my C64 .

Between this and Star Citizen, it seems that there's an old school renaissance in space sims.  I'm looking forward to both... but content to be on the sidelines waiting.  And that era (the Commodore 64/Apple ][ era) put out some real gems... and this is definitely one of the brightest.