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Gaming Only Fools and Hyperspace: Exploring Elite Dangerous

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Combatus, 27 Jun 2014.

  1. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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    Harlequin Well-Known Member

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    what system was it being tested on? what about an apu based one? does CF / SLI or hybrid work?
     
  3. Nexxo

    Nexxo Queue Jumper

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    1984. I was there, man! :rock:
     
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    Is there any chance you could rewrite this without the excruiciating OFAH theme? I'm genuinely interested in the preview, but I'm having trouble getting more than a paragraph or two through before it annoys me too much to bother continuing. I don't think it's a solid enough joke for an article of this length given how much it disrupts the reading - a couple of paragraphs as a setup would have been more than sufficient. (Obviously, this is merely my opinion and others may well not share it, the author included!)
     
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    Agreed, I would have read it myself if the langauge didn't annoy me so much!
     
  7. RickLane

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    Sorry it wasn't to your taste. This won't be the last you'll be hearing about Elite though, I assure you of that!
     
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    +1

    I had the same issue when reading the Transistor Review. Would much prefer having the option of a Funny review & a normal one, rather than just the funny one that gets flogged to death by page 2.
     
  9. XXAOSICXX

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    Jeez guys...give the man a break. If you don't wanna read it, don't read it.

    Personally, I really enjoyed it. If you want to read a vanilla review, I'm sure there's plenty of other sites out there doing just that.

    No need to crush a guy's creativity or ask that the poor bloke writes the damn thing twice...once for those with a bit of patience and a sense of humour, and once for everyone else :/
     
  10. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    I love the alternative styles of Rick's articles on here. Some of them might land a little wide of the mark for some readers, but as XXAOSICXX states above you can read a standard preview on maybe 100 other sites.

    Keep it up fella, it nice to have something to differentiate the site from some of its rivals.
     
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    and my dad has got a joystick itching for this game - ofc I personally would like to know about frame rates with an APU for him ofc ;)
     
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    Mange tout, Rick my son - mange tout.
     
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    Epic, this game looks absolutely epic. Nice review, also quite nice having a different kind of 'tale' as it were.

    Soo many Space Operas to look forward to, I like the little touches like planets gravity affecting engine power (and can you really divert more power to modules or was that the prose?)
     
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    Indeed, I probably should have mentioned I really enjoyed some of the other alternative reviews he's done, it was just his one that I didn't feel quite worked!
     
  15. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    Just read it as Del Boy and it's simple, or Uncle Albert if it's easier. Attempting to read it out of character is likely to cause a bluescreen of the mind.
     
  16. David

    David RIP Tel

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    Yeah, Rick, why aren't you following the herd like a good little sheep?

    +1

    Rick's articles make the site that little bit different and refreshing.
     
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  17. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    *mortified by glaring spelling error in quoted post*
     
  18. David

    David RIP Tel

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    I got ya back, bro. :thumb:
     
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  19. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    Nicely played bro :D

    Oh noes!

    *mortified by any evidence of ever having maid a speeling mistake in previous posts*

    :worried:
     
  20. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Close, but no banana.
     
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