Episode 4 of Retro Lave bounces the team back to the year of the release of Elite:Frontier. Not to play that iconic game but the contender to the Elite sandbox crown which came out a month before. Could this really be Elite in the Wing Commander Universe? The Retro Lave team suit up to find out.
With the writers getting well into their writing we decided to leave them alone for a while and release a new community show. This is Retro Lave a journey back in time through computer gaming’s finest space-sims, each week we gather together a group of gaming veterans to roll back the years and re live the glory in search of what made these games special. This week’s feature is Wing Commander 1, by Chris Roberts and Origin
Dave Hughes sits in Allen’s chair in an effort to steady the ship and prevent the show going to the dogs. Does he succeed? You decide! Contains the usual DDF and newsletter discussion as well as a look at the new Meet The Team feature.
In this Episode of the Conclave the panel discuss the hot topics of Player Versus Player in Elite Dangerous, and of the potential use of Microtransactions within the game to provide a source of revenue for Frontier Development to help support the ongoing development of the game. Joining Fozza and John are Graham Reeds, Darren Grey, Alien, and Grant Woolcott. Special guest Commanders also provide their insight.