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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    Here's another video on VoiceAttack in Elite: Dangerous.

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by Lowe View Post
    ... There's lots of third party stuff being adapted for Elite. Loads of people are using iPads as touch screen surfaces to trigger commands and all sorts.
    That's good to hear - I was thinking this morning that one thing a lot of games (particularly space sims) could really use is a second "companion" touch screen to do all the menu and non-(flight/motion/combat) stuff on. I also wondered if the ED markets will be available as a web service or something outside of the main game - how cool would it be to have a smartphone app where you could check the in-game markets and trade goods instead of having to hope the prices haven't shifted too much by the time you get home and log on...? I assume that's not an at-launch plan, but it'd really bring the virtual world to life...

    I genuinely don't have enough time to drop £15 extra on early access to ED - I doubt I'd get more than a couple of hours play in before the final version's released! I'm still debating whether I'll have enough time to play it to make it worth paying £35 on release - I'm meant to have days off to do extra curricular activities but I'm working quite a lot of overtime which is pushing all of that into the evenings (messing about with emulation notwithstanding!). Still, I've probably got a while before I have to make that decision....

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by KeyboardDemon View Post
    Here's another video on VoiceAttack in Elite: Dangerous.
    OK, watched that now, and Gods yes it's cool! Must look into VA for other games (I have a feeling it might work quite nicely with X:Com... ).

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    I do believe there will be an app for that... Well I know an app is in development. I can't find what it actually does however.

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    oooh will check out Voice Attack when I get home. It will hopefuly work well with FacetrackNoIR

    I wonder how it will cope with TS...


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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by MaddAussie View Post
    oooh will check out Voice Attack when I get home. It will hopefuly work well with FacetrackNoIR

    I wonder how it will cope with TS...
    It works lovely with FaceTrackNoIR - not sure about TS though, I can imagine some people having a bit of fun if they know people use speakers haha!

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by MaddAussie View Post
    oooh will check out Voice Attack when I get home. It will hopefuly work well with FacetrackNoIR

    I wonder how it will cope with TS...
    I think that push to talk on TS will stop it from picking up normal speech, headphones will stop it picking up comments made by other people on your TS channel.

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    Woot!



    Everybody that has participated in the beta up until now will get the Elite: Dangerous Mercenary Edition on release!

    This will include:
    As well as a digital download copy of the game, the pack will contain:

    - An additional Eagle fighter ship docked in a secondary location
    - Exclusive pack of ship paint jobs
    - A day one ship decal
    - A digital players guide
    - A digital concept art book
    - Plus additional in-game benefits and other digital goodies to be announced over the coming weeks
    Last edited by MaddAussie; 13-09-2014 at 12:03 AM.


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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    Anyone who pre-orders before release also gets it

    Though I think pre-order bonuses encourage irresponsible buying and probably aren't a good thing for PC gamers.

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    Ooh, nice bonus and great that owning multiple ships is an option!

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    MaddAussie, your inbox is full. That link seems to contain your full name? Not sure if it's your link or not, or if you even care?

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen View Post
    MaddAussie, your inbox is full. That link seems to contain your full name? Not sure if it's your link or not, or if you even care?
    Cheers! Link removed!


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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen View Post
    MaddAussie, your inbox is full. That link seems to contain your full name? Not sure if it's your link or not, or if you even care?
    This sort of message should really be confined to PM's.

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    How we all getting on? I've decided to chop in my fighter and do a bit of bandit scavenging. So, have bought a Hauler and I'll be mostly found buzzing around LP132-98 picking up whatever I can find. It's proving rather profitable at the moment, unlike trading since 1.04! Anyone else noticed that the supply and demand has dried up? Chango/IBootis doesn't have any fish to sell for example...

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    Re: Elite : Dangerous

    I HAVE HAD ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!

    All the server connection failures, controllers not being recognised, players spawn-camping and just ramming me to death in one pass, controls going schizoid mid-game, graphics being utterly naff, OTT marketing hype, development delays, pointless merchandising and general failure to present anything that justifies the amount of money we've sunk into funding this thing......

    So I went and bought the Elite Dangerous beta instead!!!!!

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