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Elite Dangerous

Postby vanpeebles » Fri May 19, 2017 10:03 am

Do we have any Elite Dangerous players here? I've been getting into the xbox one version in a big way lately.

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There's a piccy of my well explored Asp.
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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby jonb » Fri May 19, 2017 1:47 pm

Yep.

But I stopped playing because ultimately it became very boring. "The Grind", and all that...

The last time I tried it, I was waiting 20 minutes for the station menu to come up.

I do hope your experience is better than that, VP!

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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby vanpeebles » Fri May 19, 2017 2:18 pm

There can be an element of grind too it. At the moment I've been doing loads of exploring plus passenger trips.
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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby Zarchos » Fri May 19, 2017 4:01 pm

Is it as huge and entertaining as most people say or not ?

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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby vanpeebles » Fri May 19, 2017 5:37 pm

I'm enjoying it, I think it's a worthy take on the original :)

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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby paulv » Fri May 19, 2017 10:59 pm

I was a backer on Kickstarter but only started playing it finally about 10 weeks ago. At the moment I'm about 8k Ly out on my way to the Formadine rift and have been exploring for most of my time.

I'm loving it but can see how it could become boring after a while unless you mix it up a lot with PvP, PvE etc. My attempts at doing Multi-crew have been mixed.... I joined an Anaconda on an exploration mission and the game saw fit to place me in the gunners position. Not really great when the ship is fitted out for exploration and there's *no-one* to shoot. You become a sightseer on someone else's ship. That does get a tad boring.

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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby Zarchos » Fri May 19, 2017 11:04 pm

PvP PvE what is it ?

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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby vanpeebles » Sat May 20, 2017 6:45 am

Player vs Player or Player vs Environment

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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby JonC » Sun May 21, 2017 6:32 pm

It is a bit of a Grind, but then so was the original... :)

I play for a few weeks and then do a bit of Mass Effect, when I'm not playing something from my MGC of course!
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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby Zarchos » Sun May 21, 2017 6:38 pm

MGC ?
I'm lost with acronyms, must be too old ;-(

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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby JonC » Sun May 21, 2017 7:13 pm

Zarchos wrote:MGC ?
I'm lost with acronyms, must be too old ;-(

Mega Games Cartridge for my Elk of course! :lol:
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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby Zarchos » Mon May 22, 2017 8:05 am

JonC wrote:
Zarchos wrote:MGC ?
I'm lost with acronyms, must be too old ;-(

Mega Games Cartridge for my Elk of course! :lol:


ROTFL !

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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby HannahBK » Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:08 pm

I was really hyped for the "Alien encounter" update, sadly it turned out to be not as interesting as I initially thought... The graphics are amazing tho!

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Re: Elite Dangerous

Postby vanpeebles » Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:53 pm

I'd best do some more updates! I had an Anaconda for a while but didn't like it :( Massive running costs and very sluggish.
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I decided I try out the massive type 9 cargo hauler and see how I got on with that. The cockpit is ace, and has its own ladders and gantries!Image
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I still have my trusty Asp Explorer which is nearly up to 49ly jump range.Image

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