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David Braben turns to Kickstarter to bring back Elite

Elite and Frontier creator David Braben has big plans for a new game in his seminal space-faring franchise, and he's turned to Kickstarter to make that project a reality.

Tom Curtis

November 5, 2012

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Newsbrief: Elite and Frontier creator David Braben has big plans for a new game in his seminal space-faring franchise, and he's turned to Kickstarter to make that project a reality. Braben and his studio, Frontier Developments, are looking to raise 1.25 million pounds to create Elite: Dangerous, a large scale, PC space simulator planned for release in March 2014. Building on Elite's legacy from the 1980s and 90s, Braben is looking to create a complex space exploration game that leverages today's tech. If you're interested in learning more or contributing to the project, be sure to check out the official Elite: Dangerous Kickstarter page.

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Tom Curtis is Associate Content Manager for Gamasutra and the UBM TechWeb Game Network. Prior to joining Gamasutra full-time, he served as the site's editorial intern while earning a degree in Media Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

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