David Braben's Elite: Dangerous - Kickstarter!

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by Davespice » Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:30 am
Folks. I almost fell out of bed this morning when I found out about this.
David Braben is doing a remake of Elite, using kickstarter to fund it.

Kickstarter link
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/146 ... -dangerous

BBC news report + video
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by Casalor » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:25 am
£20 already pledged ;)

Now if this was available on the Pi as well, I would buy it twice.
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by jamesh » Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:10 pm
Played Elite on BBC, and the game that has most reminded me of it since was Freelancer - this new Elite sounds like a souped up version of that - and I really like Freelancer!

I can see this being quite fun....
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by piglet » Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:37 pm
No-brainer. Pledged.
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by pygmy_giant » Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:51 pm
I just used the Kickstarter contact link to very politely ask David Braben to release an RPi version - you never know he might if he gets enough requests.
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