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Elite Dangerous
« on: December 23, 2018, 04:56:46 am »
Currently there is a sale going on where you can pick up the game for a fiver.

They just did an update and the visuals look superb.

https://www.frontierstore.net/games/elite-dangerous-cat.html
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Re: Elite Dangerous
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2018, 02:44:32 pm »
Sweet, 1984 version is free too :)   Damn I remember wasting hundreds  of hours on the BBC Micro and Commodore 64 versions  :laugh2: :laugh2:

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Re: Elite Dangerous
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2018, 06:18:35 pm »
I've no complaints about the discounted price. However, when I clicked on the link, I was immediately reminded of why I didn't buy Elite in the first place.

The lack of an offline mode (despite promises on kickstarter to the contrary), and the fact that the game has only been released as a digital download (the DVD version is still effectively a digital download) were both deal breakers for me.
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Re: Elite Dangerous
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2018, 11:59:28 am »
Elite Dangerous + HOTAS + VR = Neat

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Re: Elite Dangerous
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2018, 01:21:08 pm »
Elite Dangerous + HOTAS + VR = Neat

I tried it in pancake mode with the HOTAS and thought it was a cool update to the old game.  Then I tried it in VR and was absolutely blown away.  It's easily one of the best VR experiences.

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Re: Elite Dangerous
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2018, 05:34:16 am »
The new Singularity addon from HCS voice packs is really cool.  Having William Shatner, Brent Spiner and Tom Baker in your cockpit as an interactive crew is amazing.  I have five voice packs with voice attack, so Hotas and triple 29 inch monitors make up a cool rig.  I laugh every time I see them.
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