The NGC 7822 Nebula is approximately 2,800ly away from Sol, making it one of the easier nebula to reach and it is packed full of 'O' Class stars and Black Holes.
Currently sitting in deep space watching the Neutron Star Droju BW-M d7-4 A as it spins beautifully in front of me.
The latest update to Horizons went live last night for Beta, they've called it Engineers as they have added various NPCs which you interact with in the game to enhance various aspects of your ships.
Sending this message via a beacon I've found out here in deep space. It was a bit smashed up, but I was able to patch it up enough to get the transmitter working.
It is with a heavy heart that we report that Emperor Hengist Duval died en route to the Imperial Navy Medical Facility near the Imperial Palace.
I have a copy of some security footage that shows a never-seen-before vehicle that I can only describe as a Lunar Dune Buggy!
Cmdr D. Chainsaw barked that the computer had picked up a Wolf-Rayet Star
Currently about 7500ly away from Sol, heading over to a nice nebula before turning towards Sag A*. Sometimes though you find a system like this which makes you want to stop and get some photographs.
Warning lights were flashing, the ships AI was shouting 'Jump Drive Failure' and I was sitting there thinking "Oh Frell! What's happening... Thargoids?"
Chancellor Blaine made an appearance before the Senate today in order to provide an update on the Emperor’s health...
The Federation of Pilots has a Ranking System for their members for Combat, Trade and Exploration.
There has been a lot of confusion over the in-game decals for the ships so I tried to find out which...
Crisis in the frontier! Or... If you run out of fuel and call for help, make sure the Commander isn't drunk in charge of a Python!
Full combat specification with maxed power settings
Cobra MkIII Combat/Trade build
Python trader build with weapons/shields for defence
Asp Explorer built for Deep Space Exploration
Imperial Clipper - Currently in dry dock for maintenance
If you've played Elite Dangerous you've probably noticed that there are systems that you cannot get to without a Permit.
There is a brilliant website that allows you to customise the HUD colour schemes within the game created by Arkku - HUD Editor.
During the early Beta phases we didn't have access to the original starting location (Lave) for the first Elite game.
Quivira Feels the Wrath of Patreus! Deep in the heart of the Empire, a handful of nations stand defiantly independent from their neighbours.
It started with a strange communication from Research Department of the Imperial Navy...
The first one is a screenshot of a nebula in the background, I've placed a box around the area to look closer at.
The other new ship is the Vulture. This is a tanked up fighter, built for combat and agility.
One of the 'Classic' ships from previous versions of Elite is the Fer de Lance and it has now been introduced in to v1.2 Beta!
In Elite Dangerous, what type of Stars can I scoop from?
One of the bigger ships is the Lakon Type 9. Due to its size, speed and lack of manoeuvrability it's been nicknamed The Space Cow.
A friend of mine came over for the weekend, he used to play Elite on the PC as a young lad and this is his first flight since then.
Today was a simple enough start. Spent most of the day hunting down pirates in the Kremainn system...
Being new to the Empire you start with no Rank, but spend some time taking missions for the different Cartels who are part of the Empire and...
If you aren't able to join the Glorious Empire, then I guess you'll have to settle for the Federation...
The first of a series of stories from other Commanders, this is a story from Cmdr Richter which I have called Bing, Bing, Bing!
The look on her face as the bomb detonated, a bomb that my client had placed as a backup unbeknown to me, just in case I didn't get the kill.
Two little interdiction stories...In the first, the names have been changed.There I was flying around a system last night killing...
I posted a message on the Elite group I'm a member of about what had happened.
No!!! Oh you bluddy fool Fenris! I'm building up a series of posts for the 'Tips' section and one of the tips was how to restart the game.
Or rather ED-Day! Tuesday 16th December 2014 - This is the day that Elite Dangerous should be released to the public...
The scale of this game is huge, I'm not just talking about what they want to do with the game but the physical size of everything!
It is the little things like this that make Elite: Dangerous special. I was sitting in my Cobra on Saturday night...
They've been releasing new skins for the ships. I've got a few of the one for the Viper and thought I would have a play with them in Photoshop...
I was flying around the Beta area exploring the different systems, basically just seeing what is out there, when I found my first White Star!
Due to the busy nature of the stations, the crew sometimes don't have time to re-align the landing pad for the next pilot.
Back in the mists of time - well 1984 to be precise - a computer game was released on the BBC Model B called Elite.