Elite creator David Braben starts Kickstarter

Anybody remember this game?

Or the one that came before it? Elite? Well actually, I don't remember Elite, that was probably a bit before my time, but I do remember Frontier: Elite II. Yes it was buggy, but you know what was amazing? You could visit millions of star systems in it and the game fit on one floppy disk. You read right, one floppy disk. This just shows you the power of procedural generation. Also docking at space stations was awesome too since one of the few tunes in the game would play, which is of course the Blue Danube, a homage to 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Okay so why was I asking if anyone has played Elite or Frontier: Elite II? Well if you were a fan of those games David Braben is asking for your help to fund a new Elite game! A Kickstarter project has been created titled Elite: Dangerous and so far they've managed to raise 348,000 pounds. I've made my contribution to the series since that will mean two space sims I can look forward to by legendary developers.