Alt Fan Elite FAQ

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The following is a 'historically preserved document' rescued from a Google cache that contains a lot of information on various classic forms of Elite.

Please do not edit nor expect links, addresses, to work.


Alt.Fan.Elite Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

This FAQ can be read in a linear fashion or by following the hypertext links. Your choice.

Last updated 28th September 1999. Changes: Many download URLs removed. As soon as alternatives are found they will be posted here and in the Mini-FAQ.

Please send comments, corrections and additional information (especially about missions in various versions) to afefaq@randomword.demon.co.uk

Contents

1) Netiquette - a quick guide Contains abbreviations and idiosincracies of the group as well as an introduction to posting for newcomers.

2) Common information

  • 2.1) Ship groupings
  • 2.2) Unusual denizens and the versions they inhabit
  • 2.3) Hidden Features
  • 2.4) Missions

3) Versions of the Game

  • 3.1) Electron Elite
  • 3.2) BBC Tape Elite
  • 3.3) BBC Disk Elite
  • 3.4) Elite - The Executive Edition (BBC with Tube)
  • 3.5) BBC Master Elite
  • 3.6) BBC Tube Elite
  • 3.7) Master Compact Elite
  • 3.8) Elite A
  • 3.9) Amiga Elite
  • 3.10) Spectrum Elite
  • 3.11) MSX Elite
  • 3.12) Tatsung Einstein Elite
  • 3.13) NES Elite
  • 3.14) C64 Elite
  • 3.15) Apple II Elite
  • 3.16) Amstrad CPC Elite
  • 3.17) Atari ST Elite
  • 3.18) PC Elite
  • 3.19) PC Elite+
  • 3.20) Archimedes Elite
  • 3.21) Archimedes Elite Gold
  • 3.22) Frontier Elite II - PC, Amiga and Atari ST
  • 3.23) First Encounters

4) Tricks of the Trade

  • 4.1) Good trading
  • 4.2) Good combat

5) Technical Information

  • 5.1) Slowing down old games on a PC
  • 5.2) Getting the various Elites
  • 5.3) Problems running First Encounters
  • 5.4) Trouble with Win95

6) Other Relevant FAQs

7) Particularly impressive Elite WWW sites

98) Is that it?

  • 98.1) The Elite Project
  • 98.2) The Galileo Project
  • 98.3) X

99) Miscellaneous

  • 99.1) How do the rankings go?
  • 99.2) What's with this Right On Commander stuff?
  • 99.3) Acknowledgements
  • 99.4) Disclaimer