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Old December 19 2012, 08:18 PM   #16
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Re: Elite IV: Elite Dangerous due March 2014 !

Played it extensively on the BBC micro back in the day, and revisited it briefly as Frontier: Elite II in '93, but what time I have left is too previous to devote to yet another revisit, no matter how good the eye candy is. I'll pass.
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Old December 26 2012, 11:40 AM   #17
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Re: Elite IV: Elite Dangerous due March 2014 !

9 days left in the campaign and Elite is at £955000. Christmas time slowed things down a bit.
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Old December 27 2012, 04:17 PM   #18
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Re: Elite IV: Elite Dangerous due March 2014 !

I sincerely doubt this is going to make another £300k in 8 days
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Old December 27 2012, 08:24 PM   #19
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Re: Elite IV: Elite Dangerous due March 2014 !

Jim Steele wrote: View Post
I sincerely doubt this is going to make another £300k in 8 days
We'll see, Elite just passed £1,000,000 milestone.
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Old December 30 2012, 12:29 AM   #20
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Re: Elite IV: Elite Dangerous due March 2014 !

It's looking likely that this will get funded now. There's less than £180k to raise over the next six days which is £30k a day and it's been getting about that for the last couple of weeks. And if things ramp up towards the end like with other kickstarters then this should be a done deal... hopefully...
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Old December 31 2012, 04:18 PM   #21
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Re: Elite IV: Elite Dangerous due March 2014 !

Now at £1,128,991 with 4 days to go - it should make the target fairly easily despite my apathy.
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Old January 2 2013, 08:34 PM   #22
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Re: Elite IV: Elite Dangerous due March 2014 !

Elite: Dangerous just reach its target of £1,250,000 with 52 hours to go in the campaign.

Edit: And coincidentally, today is David Braben's birthday.
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Old January 3 2013, 01:54 PM   #23
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Quite happy to have been wrong about this. Very interested to see what a modern Elite turns out like.
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Old January 3 2013, 02:11 PM   #24
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Re: Elite IV: Elite Dangerous due March 2014 !

Seems that Dara O'Briain might have been responsible for the late surge in donations.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20897768

Good for him, I say.
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