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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:36 
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other than the price :)

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 11:48 
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KovacsC wrote:
other than the price :)

The £20 is just the base game, and will not give you the Horizons expansion (which gives you the ability to land on planets (although not atmospheric ones) and drive around on them, amongst other things)

The £40 version gets you the Horizons expansion, and a Season Pass for the rest of the Horizons expansion tree, which includes the Engineers update (secret NPCs you can gain reputation with and then do missions for and get special upgrades) and which will be adding a lot of new things over the coming months (ship-launched fighters, NPC multicrew, a character creator etc.) and a load of paintjobs for your ship. The paintjobs are balls really, they're just cosmetic and are a few quid each on their shop normally.

You want the Horizons expansion though - it adds a lot of extra depth to the game, although admittedly the game itself is still a little "barebones" content wise. But then, Elite always was - you make your own game, basically.

If you can find the Elite base game available for under £20 anywhere (Steam, CDkeys etc.) then buy it on there, and then get the Horizons Season Pass from the Frontier store. Same as the £40 pack (minus the paintjobs) but for cheaper.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 11:49 
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KovacsC wrote:
what is the difference between the £20 and £40 version of Elite.

As I am tempted to give it ago

Where are you looking?

EDIT: Never mind, Gaz is here.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:22 
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Cheers... i am tempted now, I have a good graphics card, and a bit of time..

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:26 
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Yeah, it runs well on the card I sold you - you won't be able to slap it up to Ultra settings I expect, but it looks gorgeous on even medium settings in my experience. I think I used to put it on Very High when I had that card in.

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Cheers Gaz.... i am hovering on buying it

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 12:35 
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If you want to give it a try, you're welcome to pop around to mine first. Or buy the "Arena" game, this is £5 and is just like a multiplayer dogfighting game (it's included in the main game too)

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managed to get a cheap key. Downloaded.

It looks pretty, i can image it will take a lot of practice

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 17:42 
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KovacsC wrote:
managed to get a cheap key. Downloaded.

It looks pretty, i can image it will take a lot of practice

There are some tutorial videos reachable from the launcher, they do a good job of explaining the basics needed to get started.


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i am enjoying it so far. just doing the data missions as the sidewinder is too smaill for cargo.

(is there an Elite Thread)

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Yup - what's your commander name, dude? Will add you to my friends list.

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KovacsC I think :)

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 17:35 
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Ooh, Night in the Woods has semi-secretly released on the steams today. But no one has reviewed it fully yet! Bah.

As far as I know it's a adventure platforming horror game or something. Who the fuck knows. I've been watching this one for a little while and it's certainly looks super interesting and kooky with a great art style.

Most recent trailer for face.



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http://store.steampowered.com/app/36752 ... ewReleases

Hollow Knight has semi-stealth released too! Damn, this is looking good if you like Metrovania shit.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 13:29 
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Alright?

HOC #64 (I've long lost count) wants to buy a gaming PC and monitor. She has £1k and likes to play Guild Wars 2 and things from Steam.

RHD, chums!

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 13:45 
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PC: £599 http://www.ebuyer.com/762139-pc-special ... s-d1135873

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Intel Core i3-6100 3.70GHz
8GB RAM + 1TB HDD
DVD Writer + WIFI
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
Windows 10 Home 64bit


Monitor: £210 http://www.ebuyer.com/695562-asus-vx24a ... tor-vx24ah
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Ideal for Gaming
2560 x 1440 Resolution
2 x HDMI & D-Sub
Frameless Design
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Spend the change on swapping the spinning rust out for an SSD, surely.


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Spend the change on swapping the spinning rust out for an SSD, surely.

Yeah, good idea.


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 Post subject: Re: The PC Gaming Topic
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Depends on the way the OS is installed, but hell yeah.

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Maybe add this as the primary drive and keep the 1TB as a secondary drive for storage:
http://www.ebuyer.com/766048-samsung-50 ... z-v6e500bw


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That's a £250 SSD! I think maybe a 120GB would be fine :)

i3 feels a bit wimpy for the money, but I guess it's not going to be doing much.

People that don't build their own PCs are silly >:(

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I know what you're saying about the i3 but it benchmarks really well.

I don't build my own PCs because fuck that, hence I'm pretty well versed on pre-built ones. :D


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Grim... wrote:
That's a £250 SSD! I think maybe a 120GB would be fine :)

i3 feels a bit wimpy for the money, but I guess it's not going to be doing much.

People that don't build their own PCs are silly >:(


I've had dodgy components sent to me too many times. I'd rather sling £50 at someone to put it together for me and check it posts, so I don't have to bother returning stuff.

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I bought this combination just the other day.

http://www.ebuyer.com/770820-pc-special ... s-d1165105
http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computing/ ... 6-pdt.html

Comes out at £880 then you can pick up a Windows 10 license for £20.


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I bought this combination just the other day.

http://www.ebuyer.com/770820-pc-special ... s-d1165105
http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computing/ ... 6-pdt.html

Comes out at £880 then you can pick up a Windows 10 license for £20.

It's a good option but when you throw a monitor into the mix it ends up being over budget.


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Linux it is!

Assuming the second item isn't actually a monitor...

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Grim... wrote:
Assuming the second item isn't actually a monitor...


Which is exactly what it is. Neither of you could be arsed to even click a link?


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Not even click it; just hover your mouse over it and read!


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Bamba wrote:
Not even click it; just hover your mouse over it and read!

Sorry!


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