Tag: Elite: Dangerous

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Elite: Dangerous creator David Braben on the space sim that makes the galaxy your playground

Look upon David Braben’s works, ye competing space sims, and despair.

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10 space sim games that will keep you flying point-five past lightspeed

Space sims, a genre that dwindled in the 1990s/early 2000s, are making a comeback. And they’re coming back better than ever.

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‘Elite: Dangerous’ Sets the Record for Highest Kickstarter Goal to Be Successfully Funded

If you’ve come from the 1980s, congratulations, you’re old. If you haven’t seen the 1980s yet can access a time travel machine, you may want to hone in on 1984 to play Elite. It was a remarkable game at the time, and with an upgradeable ship and an explorable universe full of trading and combat (albeit in monochrome wireframe 3D), it’s the granddaddy of games like EVE Online…as well as every other space sim. And thanks to a successful Kickstarter project, we’re getting a sequel.

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