A game written by David Braben and Ian Bell. It was first released by Acornsoft for the BBC microcomputer and Acorn Electron in 1984. The game has been ported to almost every home computer platform. Sites may offer information about the game or utilities to assist play.
Ian Bell's Elite Pages
Co-developer's pages, which include a flight manual, version information, FAQ, Text Elite, fiction, Elite The Musical, and an archive containing the executables and source code for most release versions of Elite.
The Acorn Elite Pages
A collection of hints and tips, resources, technical information, and fiction.
Elite Space Travel
A randomly generated tour of systems, with a chance of entering witch space. Requires Internet Explorer or Mozilla 5+.
The Guardian: Masters of their Universe
An edited extract from the book "Backroom Boys" by Francis Spufford. Describes the genesis and release of the computer game Elite.
The Micro User: Guide To Playing Elite
Includes instructions and tips on instrumentation, flight, docking, strategy, provisions, and combat. (January 01, 1986)
Your Spectrum: Elitism
Feature by David Bishop, including tips on launching, combat, ranks, and trading for Sinclair Spectrum Elite. (November 01, 1985)
Zzap!64: Commodore 64
Review by Bob Wade, 97%. "I played this game for six hours at my first sitting and was only dragged away from it then by fatigue and wanting to tell everyone about it." Includes gameplay tips and an original photograph of the developers. (May 01, 1985)
Last update:November 22, 2013 at 13:43:06 UTC