In this episode we tell the story of the Elite game series and our story of playing the original together back at school, and some bits about the space-sim genre as a whole.
- The Guardian excerpt from Backroom Boys about David Braben and Ian Bell.
- Elite (1984) free PC download (and the Mac version)
- Or play it in an emulator in your browser.
- Elite 1984 gameplay footage (Scott Manley)
- ArcElite (the version we played) gameplay footage
- Frontier Elite 2 footage
- Frontier First Encounters gameplay footage (with updated graphics) (Scott Manley)
Intro music: JACKS – Runaway Fashion
Outro music: Strauss – Blue Danube