Game Recreates Entire Galaxy, 1,000 Players Determined To Explore It

Some people play gigantic space game Elite: Dangerous to lead humble, (relatively) ordinary space lives. They do missions, make deliveries, and decorate their cockpits with silly little bobbleheads. Then there's The Great Expedition. » 1/06/15 7:17pm 1/06/15 7:17pm

I Just Spent Two Weeks Being A Space Commander

"Don't be That VR Guy," I keep thinking. I've spent the last couple of weeks playing Elite: Dangerous, a PC space-sim that works with the newest Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. It's been pretty amazing, and I'm having a hard time not being That VR Guy. » 8/18/14 2:15pm 8/18/14 2:15pm

Crowdfund comics based on the lesser-known Grimm fairy tales and more

On the list of projects looking for a little crowfunding is an artbook depicting a world created by movie concept artists, a collection of comics based on the tales of the Brothers Grimm, a swashbuckling all-ages fantasy novel, a series of stories from the universe of the Elite computer games, and an anthology of… » 12/08/13 12:00pm 12/08/13 12:00pm

The Science Fiction Publisher That's Helping to Bring Back a Classic…

Recently a Kickstarter campaign launched for Elite: Dangerous, a sequel to the classic 1980s space game Elite. The campaign, which ends later today, was seeking £1.25 million — but it got more than that amount, and £13,000 came via Gollancz, the venerable science fiction publisher, which bought the rights to do a book… » 1/04/13 11:59am 1/04/13 11:59am