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PS4 Founding Family Patch

What I want from a patch design for Elite Dangerous

3 minute read

I came up with an idea for a ‘patch’ for the PS4 Founding Family group for Elite Dangerous. I found a link on the official Frontier Forums that described how to create a logo from a patch. This is incredibley detailed and well written but this guy is obviously super talented and I got nowhere near in designing the idea I had. I watched a few videos on Lynda.com and I think given enough time I could have come up with something that wasn’t totally awful but time was against me.

Elite Dangerous and Griefing

My working definition for griefing in Elite Dangerous

1 minute read

Despite not even being able to play the game Elite Dangerous I find myself preoccupied thinking and discussing it on the internet, primarily in the official Frontier Forums. The word ‘griefing’ is bandied around a lot by people there and like many words it means different things to different people. I looked to Wikipedia for a definition, but it was a little vague for me. I read the paper which was referenced in the article and being an academic paper it was a little more detailed and I now accept this definition as my working one;

Elite Dangerous on PlayStation®4 FAQ

Keeping an eye on the ED PS4 FAQ

5 minute read

After wondering how Frontier’s ‘disconcertingly vague’ “Nothing to announce at this time” actually pan out over time I thought I would make a note of their current FAQs for PS4 here and keep an eye on developments after it was announced on several websites today that there would be a physical disc copy of ED released for PS4 and XBox One. The update date below is Frontier’s, not mine.

Elite Dangerous

Waiting to play Elite Dangerous on PS4

2 minute read

I’m tremendously excited by Elite Dangerous making an appearance on Playstation 4. I spent many happy hours as a child playing the original Elite on my Acorn Electron in the 80s. I can’t remember exactly what rank I managed to get up to but it certainly wasn’t Elite. The originality and advanced nature is a matter of record now but what really hooked me was that ever since seeing Star Wars at the age of four I had spent most of my formative years wishing to be whisked away into space on a spaceship.