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Elite Dangerous

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Anyone following this game?

I'm an old school Frontier geek. I have the original Elite, Frontier, and Frontier: First Encounters. I've played them all as much as I've played BC3K, BCM, and UC,

Now that Elite Dangerous is finally being developed (using a Kickstarter to fund the damn thing) old David wants to force everyone to be online? Does that mean no single player?

I don't know. I'm torn. I comprehend that updating a constantly evolving persistent universe is better done through online updates, but what if I don't or can't be online 24/7? I can't play the damn game without an internet connection? WTF?

If it's a lame ass attempt at copy protection, then I think I might want my pre-release money back.

I'm just venting.

Pisses me da phuck off!

Whatever happened to Battlecruiser online?

Now that would've been a kick-ass game!

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Yeah, I've been messing around with Elite Dangerous. I'm not sure what to make of the online only deal yet. :) Spending a lot of my time with Line of Defense.

-Sho

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ED has no off-line single player mode. This is old news actually and the uproar peaked about two weeks ago.

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I'm following this myself. It bothers me a little bit too that there's no offline single-player mode. But it has single-player mode. It's the "single-player" which is important to me. I want to play when I want, how I want, without feeling guilty by being beholden to friends etc. for "Why aren't you online so we can do X?". I have plenty on my plate IRL, thank you very much, and I'll play when I have a loose moment :).

My PC is online, so this likely won't bother me and I'll probably buy it anyway.

Another game I'm watching is Limit Theory.

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Necro-ing my old thread:

Anyone still playing this game?

I'm pretty active ATM. Lowly indie, flying a Cobra MKIII running contraband and slaves!

Anyone else playing? 

I'd love to get SC and a few old BC commanders to create a faction and take over the bubble!

That would be epic!

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I have it, Shingen...I just haven't played it in a very long time! :)

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