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Maddaz111 Inactive Member26 Dec 2012 4:23 a.m. PST

who remembers this computer game on the BBC computer b

Who is involved in the kickstarter for the remake elite dangerous.

I really want to produce a table top game for those models.

Steve W Inactive Member26 Dec 2012 4:27 a.m. PST

I still get out my BBC sometimes and play Elite though my analogue joysticks are starting to wear out now

Personal logo Chris Rance Supporting Member of TMP26 Dec 2012 4:52 a.m. PST

Signed up for the KS – can't wait. Spent far too many hours in my youth playing the original on a BBC B.

Parzival26 Dec 2012 11:02 a.m. PST

You can download a licensed open source version for free. For the Mac it's called Oolite. Google is your friend to find it.

earthad Inactive Member26 Dec 2012 7:33 p.m. PST

played it to death on my trusty C64. My mother was a huge fan of it too.

if you have an ios/android device get galaxy on fire 2 you wont be disappointed- although its heavily inspired by frontier (the buggy elite sequel).

do you guys remember the rip offs like FOFT?

Maddaz111 Inactive Member27 Dec 2012 3:59 a.m. PST

yes remember all the rip offs and the bad American acting games that came out, that's why I am really hoping that this kickstarter will come along and blow everyone out of the water.

if you remember elite, and want to revisit Lave with a second hand ship and 100 credits, then this will be the game for you.

Porkmann Inactive Member27 Dec 2012 1:07 p.m. PST

Yes, mine was on the Spectrum.

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