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Elite: Dangerous Alpha 3.0 Released

Frontier Developments has released the Elite: Dangerous Alpha 3.0 for all backers and purchasers of Elite: Dangerous, the latest prerelease installment in the upcoming space combat remake. As demonstrated in a new tutorial video, this adds docking to the game. Here's word: "After successfully proving out the moment to moment combat gameplay, and multiplayer technology in Alpha phases one and two respectively, phase three starts to move towards building out the game by adding docking, an early version of hyperspace jumps between multiple locations and ship outfitting within an iconic Coriolis space station. Once successfully docked in the station a notoriously difficult skill to master in the original Elite Elite: Dangerous Alpha phase three offers progression where players can use their honest profit or ill-gotten gains from their in-game actions to improve their ship."

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22. Re: Elite: Dangerous Alpha 3.0 Released Mar 15, 2014, 02:57 Creston
 
I will again say it, I was extremely skeptical of Braben when he did his Kickstarter, and quite frankly even thought he was just scamming people.

But the stuff they are putting out is extremely impressive looking, and I will be more than happy to eat crow and buy a copy at full price when it comes out.
 
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