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Elite Dangerous £10 Horizons £13.39 CMDR edition £23.19
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Found 27th OctFound 27th Oct
Elite Dangerous on sale for half price. Also on sale at steam but if you buy direct you get a steam key and an oculus key so great if you picked up a rift and have been waiting for… Read more
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Themadcow27th Oct

Errr, it's on the link but Elite Dangerous is the base game, Horizon's is …Errr, it's on the link but Elite Dangerous is the base game, Horizon's is the 'season pass' giving you all the expansions so far (and upcoming ones) and the Commander Pack gives you both plus some nice ship customization stuff. I'd suggest the Commander Pack is the way to go if you think you'll be putting a good number of hours in.Elite is probably the game that I most enjoy in my Oculus, when partnered with a HOTAS joystick.



just to make clear... you dont get ALL the up and coming expansions........ (that would be the lifetime pass you need which is not currently available).

rollercoaster6327th Oct

Is this a space sim?



its a space game set within a galaxy sim if that makes sense.

I love the game and think it is a steal at this price... but it is not a game for everyone!.

out of vr i would say its a great, but flawed title
in VR, i would say nothing can touch it - if you like the sort of game that ED is!..... which is a long drawn out debate and you are better off looking at obsidian ants videos on youtube for that answer.
Edited by: "bigmike20vt" 30th Oct

There is literally just too much to play :-/
Just started Project Cars in VR. Well, about 6/7 hours in and still on tier 8!
Too many sales, too many games, not enough time... might have to start slashing the wishlist...

rollercoaster632 h, 25 m ago

Maybe so but nothing wrong with making conversation.


weathers a bit cold this time of year

Kiyoshi2 h, 48 m ago

You could have found out in the time it took you to type that.


Maybe so but nothing wrong with making conversation.
Elite Dangerous: Horizons (£13.39) / Commander Edition (£26.79) - 33% off - PC (Steam)
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Found 27th AugFound 27th Aug
Offer looks to be back until 29th August for 33% off Elite Dangerous, Elite Dangerous Horizons and the Commander Edition. Great game, only just started to get into it myself but a… Read more

The_Hoff27th Aug

Any good guides for Oculus?Tried ED on mine, ultra everything and wasn't …Any good guides for Oculus?Tried ED on mine, ultra everything and wasn't really impressed at all. Had a really annoying issue also where if I leaned back slightly my head would pass through the chair and I'd be left staring at the back of it, annoying AF. No idea why the seat can't be a physical wall.

I tried a few days ago and also got this. Was amazing other than that, but a shame the game is grindy

Was cheaper in the summer sale.

stevej197614 h, 0 m ago

This blows your mind in the rift when setup correctly.


This blows your mind

stevej19761 h, 3 m ago

This blows your mind in the rift when setup correctly.



XP20034 m ago

Be Warned!, once you let the Elite Dangerous VR Genie out of the bottle …Be Warned!, once you let the Elite Dangerous VR Genie out of the bottle you won't be able to put it back in, so be warned.


Any good guides for Oculus?

Tried ED on mine, ultra everything and wasn't really impressed at all. Had a really annoying issue also where if I leaned back slightly my head would pass through the chair and I'd be left staring at the back of it, annoying AF. No idea why the seat can't be a physical wall.

Be Warned!, once you let the Elite Dangerous VR Genie out of the bottle you won't be able to put it back in, so be warned.
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Elite Dangerous: CMDR Deluxe Edition PC £23.19 @ Frontier Developments
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Found 22nd JunFound 22nd Jun
Elite Dangerous: CMDR Deluxe Edition can be had for £23.19 for the Deluxe edition on PC on the Frontier store.......but here is the good part, once bought you can claim a key that … Read more

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drasim

I bought this without buying a HOTAS yet. Is it worth starting off with … I bought this without buying a HOTAS yet. Is it worth starting off with Xbox One controller and voice commands first or is it generally unplayable that way? Normally use keyboard/mouse for space sims but this will be in VR only.



Fine with controller, better with HOTAS/HOSAS.

I bought this without buying a HOTAS yet. Is it worth starting off with Xbox One controller and voice commands first or is it generally unplayable that way? Normally use keyboard/mouse for space sims but this will be in VR only.

The_Hoff

I might grab a Cutlass and also call it done, it's easy to get in too … I might grab a Cutlass and also call it done, it's easy to get in too deep, and right now I probably play it less than 2-3 games that have cost me 1/4 of the amount to play. Especially given I banged £95 on a TM FCS HOTAS mostly for SC.I'll drop you my player name, can hook up.


Ok following. We'll see if we can get on the same server by 3.0 and i'll give you and your noq a lift to the planets/moons.

chapchap

Yes looks to be from the 4th August. Since my last comment I melted my … Yes looks to be from the 4th August. Since my last comment I melted my Mustang and got a Nox too! No more spending is the honest truth from now. I've spent about a ton so far when all i was going to get was a starter package only...Wtf is it with this game!!Seems like it will be possible to spawn vehicles at certain locations planet side so you may not need a transport to get it down to a planet. As for parking a Nox in an Avenger well you just need to drive it in quickly enough



I might grab a Cutlass and also call it done, it's easy to get in too deep, and right now I probably play it less than 2-3 games that have cost me 1/4 of the amount to play. Especially given I banged £95 on a TM FCS HOTAS mostly for SC.

I'll drop you my player name, can hook up.

XP200

There needs to be some kind of health warning on these VR games and … There needs to be some kind of health warning on these VR games and headsets, because i am sure the min you put one on time actually triples in speed.I love this, i might just nail this onto my head for 500 years and come out when tight white spandex suits, dancing inside hola hops with lights in them, and small silver robots with indigestion are the norm.;)



I wish ED actually had space legs, not just some avatar of me and the ability to magically jump in to other people's ships - destroys the immersion for me.

I need to control my character, jump in my ship using the door, be able to socialise with people in communal areas and so on.

Being a player that is effectively just a ship just didn't compute after playing SC.

As a social gamer I just struggled with the solitude and always seeing NPC and crappy AI.
[PC] Planet Coaster Pre-Order - £19.99 - Frontier Store (Steam Key)
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Found 24th Aug 2016Found 24th Aug 2016
Shaping up to be a safer investment than RTW if you're into theme park games. Last chance to pre-order via the Frontier store today and pay £19.99 for a steam key, saving £7 on t… Read more
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I pre ordered this ages ago, something I rarely do these days. This one however looks very good indeed and may finally be a replacement to my trusty old copy of RCT3.

jimbobaggins

I thought this was Alpha access only and expires when the full version is … I thought this was Alpha access only and expires when the full version is launched. you then have to buy the full game?



Various tiers were available: The Standard pre-order only included beta access (Oct). Early Bird+ were more expensive and provided access to the alpha builds too. They all include a full Steam copy of the final game in Nov.
There may have been a low-cost supporter option but that was basically a donation towards development.

The official Steam page is now live but I don't think it includes beta access for pre-orders.

I thought this was Alpha access only and expires when the full version is launched. you then have to buy the full game?

jamhops

Am i missing somethign this has already gone up in price?



Yeah appears to have expired. Strange time to end the offer, thought they would let it run til midnight.

Am i missing somethign this has already gone up in price?
Elite Dangerous Horizons Season Pass (PC) £13.39 @ Frontier
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Found 29th Jul 2016Found 29th Jul 2016
33% off. Ends Monday August 1st. Not as cheap as the £9.99 deal a while back but still a decent discount. The link is for frontierstore.net but same price on Steam - your choice.
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AceRimmer15

This game gets a lot of hate, but while improvements could certainly be … This game gets a lot of hate, but while improvements could certainly be made, it doesn't deserve most of it. It's a lovely game that creates a great atmosphere and really pulls you in to the immersive experience it offers. It also lets you do whatever you want rather than spoon feeding you. Some people don't like that which is perfectly fine, this isn't the game for you. For everybody else, give it a try and make your own mind up at this price. I paid the full RRP for Elite and then had to buy Horizons also, I begrudge paying more of course, but the game is great none the less.Side note, make sure you play with a flight stick or you'll be missing out, if you have the ability to use a head tracker such as Trackir 5, it will improve the games impressiveness no end.



There is nothing to do, that's the problem.

If (when :D) I get a VR device, this is definitely going to be a game I pick up. In my head it will be awesome, if it's even half as good as I hope it will be it's going to be money well spent.

spaceinvader

Why do Elite fanboys get so butthurt when the game is criticised? It's a … Why do Elite fanboys get so butthurt when the game is criticised? It's a boring, repetitive game that becomes tedious after 20 hours, deal with it. I was a huge fan of the old games but the new one has all substance of the one I played on the Amiga 500 in 1993, not acceptable for a modern game.




Even if we accept your aggressive views on it (I don't) £13 for 20hrs of fun seems like a fairly good deal surely... And there is more content coming of course.

This game gets a lot of hate, but while improvements could certainly be made, it doesn't deserve most of it. It's a lovely game that creates a great atmosphere and really pulls you in to the immersive experience it offers. It also lets you do whatever you want rather than spoon feeding you. Some people don't like that which is perfectly fine, this isn't the game for you. For everybody else, give it a try and make your own mind up at this price. I paid the full RRP for Elite and then had to buy Horizons also, I begrudge paying more of course, but the game is great none the less.

Side note, make sure you play with a flight stick or you'll be missing out, if you have the ability to use a head tracker such as Trackir 5, it will improve the games impressiveness no end.

I haven't even played it, post your childish drivel elsewhere.
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ELITE (1984) PC game free download
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Found 31st Dec 2015Found 31st Dec 2015
Experience the classic space trading game, Elite, as released on the BBC Model B in 1984, by Ian Bell and David Braben. Available for download From the original box description: … Read more
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I'm probably going to enjoy playing this more than Elite Dangerous.... Oh the nostalgia...

Give them my Steam login details? I think not!

ibblackberry1

Aye that was a right pain in the rear, I had to get my brother to do it



I found it was quite easy with the Acorn analogue joy sticks as they were non-centering so you could fine tune the roll to match the space station spin, then leave it and just vary the trust. I did buy an autopilot but on more than one occasion that failed and crashed me into the space station.

http://www.retro-kit.co.uk/user/custom/Acorn/8bit/peripherals/AcornAnalogueJoysticks.jpg

Edited by: "mike_the_tv" 5th Jan 2016

Google for "elite TNK" for a fantastic pc port of Elite

I find it crashes on hyperspace. Had the same problem several years ago when I tried this emulator on my old pc.
Elite Dangerous 40% Off £17.99 @ frontierstore
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Found 21st Sep 2015Found 21st Sep 2015
Made by the creators of the Original Elite Game, their new updated version and it's 40% off currently System Requirements PLEASE NOTE: THIS VERSION OF ELITE: DANGEROUS IS FOR PC … Read more

arithon68

Have you tried joining a player group? Elite is best played multi-player … Have you tried joining a player group? Elite is best played multi-player with others. Have a look at the Mobius PvE group. They are really good. Or Dead Men Walking (www.deadmen.co.uk) - we play Elite and Star Citizen as well as GTA V and ARMA among others.



​Yes I have friends who bought the game, it was not possible for us to play together as you were dropped into separate instances. I understand this is now fixed but I'm afraid it's not enough to bring me back to it.

trending1950

you won't get blasted, I mean why would anyone have a problem with your … you won't get blasted, I mean why would anyone have a problem with your completely valid perspective just because it's different to theirs


I bought Elite last night and started playing, there is a learning curve, it's worth doing the training missions and watching the YouTube videos. Flying is a little tricky with the mouse, back in the day, the BBC only used keyboard and it worked well. Took me a while to work out how to request landing permission for a space station. Managed to do 2 missions last night before realising it was 2am!

Joshimitsu91

Cold, they are trying to sell you a tech demo before they release the … Cold, they are trying to sell you a tech demo before they release the actual game. This is a shell of a game, impressive for about 10 minutes until you realise how empty it is. I'm sure they will flesh it out over the next year with their first season pass, but asking people who shelled out 40 quid for nothing to pay an extra 30 quid for it is a joke. I for one won't be giving them any more money. I'm sure I'll get blasted by fan boys for this post. Will just go to show their buyers remorse



Have you tried joining a player group? Elite is best played multi-player with others. Have a look at the Mobius PvE group. They are really good. Or Dead Men Walking (www.deadmen.co.uk) - we play Elite and Star Citizen as well as GTA V and ARMA among others.

DarkEye

This or star citizens, which would people recommend?



Elite now, Star Citizen later. Both good games, but quite different in approach. Star Citizen is in a rough-and-ready state right now (it's in Alpha) and while it needs good spec. hardware to run, it shows a lot of promise. If you have the specs for it, then definitely jump in with one of the basic ships. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Elite is a fully released game with two updates and a major expansion due before the end of the year. It has a massive galaxy to explore and various career paths, ranks, factions and a wide selection of ships. The next (free) update (1.4) due early next month adds player factions and a mini-game called "Close Quarters Combat Championship" which is a multi-player arena combat game in ships outside the main Elite game. The 1.4 update is in open Beta now and playable for all, if you buy the game.

There are loads of videos of both games on YouTube and I'd recommend watching them as both games have a learning curve. As for "which" I'd say "why choose?". Get both.