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Nov 8th 2012


Ep 94: Spray on pants

posts 26


Hey guys,

Long time no speak.  Playstation is currently suffering the yellow light of death and I'm suffering crappy work making me miserable syndrome.


Anyhoo, I thought this bit of news was worth sharing, as no doubt every one of us was touched in some way (not in a BBC Radio DJ type way) by this game.


I checked around an no-one else seems to have mentioned it yet.  Of course I may have blatantly missed it, so forgive me and feel free to merge threads or berate my for my inattentive attitude.

So big, mega, gaming news…



Nice Apples! awesome

Nov 8th 2012



Ep 88: Welease Woger

posts 56


Thanks for sharing.

awesomeThis is good news indeed!awesome

Not terribly sure about the name though?

Nov 9th 2012

Mesozoic Prinny

Face it, reality is still in beta.

Ep 19: Built in Fleshlight

posts 1360


Post edited 17:44 – Nov 9th 2012 by Mesozoic Prinny

Agreed, the name is a bit pants, but I assume it's a reference to the pilot rankings

To be quite honest, if they'd called it 'Elite: Turd on a Stick' I'd still buy it. Hopefully I'll have enough money to sign up to the beta before the kickstarter's done.

 There goes my pants' elastic…

Dec 3rd 2012


Ep 94: Spray on pants

posts 26


Thought I'd bump this as I recently backed it myself for £20.  They're almost half way through some interesting developer updates on the main page.


However the main reason I posted is to encourage others to have a dabble in backing the project.  Now I've got no affiliation with this project at all other than really wanting to see this game made.  Hell, I don't even own a PC so will have to get one nearer the time.


Just thinking with most of us being midlifers we probably remember the original with great fondness and I'm really excitied about what this could be on modern technology if it gets funded.


Anyhoo, here's an interesting update on where they are…




To be fair, I think their timing for this is a little off.  To push for funding over Christmas time was always going to be a risk.


Apples! smile

Dec 9th 2012


Worksop, Notts

Ep 96: Biddy Fiddler

posts 15


Backed it too… hope this gets off the ground.

Miss-spent youth farming fuel from suns, humming blue danube and avoiding thargoid warships. laugh

Dec 19th 2012

Rotten ICE


Ep 76: Bleaching Uranus

posts 125


This looks good, if they increased the £20 slots I'd back it but that's my limit for a kickstart. 

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Jan 2nd 2013


Ep 94: Spray on pants

posts 26


Another quick bump. 


Loads of updates to see now, as well as new pledge levels and stretch goals for a Mac version.


56 hours to go, looks like they'll make it.  The prospect of this game is just too much.


I bumped to £80 so I can get all the future DRM.  Don't tell the wife!  DRM-wise they are planning on having full realised planets with weather systems, terrain, wildlife.  They also want to allow you to leave you ship and walk around the space-stations or even board someone elses ship and steal it!



Now I need to plan a PC for next year…oh-yeah

Jan 6th 2013


In orbit around Pluto.

Ep 61: Awesome Ruler

posts 298


I brought into this and if anyone is interested in co-oping/guilding when it comes out I'd be up for that… perhaps as a pirate guild *Yarrrr*

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