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by gman72
Fri Aug 29, 2008 11:43 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Elite online
Replies: 28
Views: 1161

to take elite online seems like the next natural step for the series. They tried other improvments with frontier and so on but it never matched the original for feel and atmosphere. I agree with the other users that dedicating your life to an online game is largely a waste of time, but what ever you...
by gman72
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:41 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Gamecube
Replies: 24
Views: 1044

i am playing metroid 2 echoes at the moment. Superb stuff, but not quite as good as the original for two main reasons. 1. It is a very bad thing when a game penalises the player for exploring the game world. (dark world of metroid 2). 2. The soundtrack is essentially just a re-working of the first m...
by gman72
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:36 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Elite online
Replies: 28
Views: 1161

ha ha all of the above is true. I remember playing the c.64 version as a kid and loving it, but just wishing that there was a way to talk to the other ships that i encounter. Telling pirates to back off, swapping trading routes with friendlies etc etc. Elite 4 will probably allow this but with all t...
by gman72
Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:20 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Elite online
Replies: 28
Views: 1161

Yeah there is an EVE player that i work with also. I dont think the game is as close to Elite as some seem to say. Braben needs to get a move on because his delay means we are missing out on posibly the ulimate gaming experience and he is missing out on tons of revenue.
by gman72
Thu Aug 28, 2008 9:50 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Elite online
Replies: 28
Views: 1161

Elite online

I mean i guess this must have been thought of before, right? Wouldn't the original Elite be an awesome online community game, that would be so very, very cool. Maybe it's already out there somewhere, i don't know, if it is can someone let me know because i wanna be involved. No graphical enhancement...