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The original Elite (1984) available for free [49065]

 
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ggrobot
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:34 pm    Post subject: The original Elite (1984) available for free [49065] Reply with quote

The

Frontier Store now offers the chance to party like it's 1984 with the release of the original Elite for free.

Quick Overview
Experience the classic space trading game, Elite, as released on the
BBC Model B in 1984, by Ian Bell and David Braben.

Available for download

From the original box descriptio

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mind you, it's the not really free: you pay for it with your personal data.
Meaning: you must register and stuff before you can place an order for the "free" product.
Free is when you click and download, no strings attached.
I think someone should come up with a new definition for this data extortionist type of "free".
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Csimbi wrote:
Mind you, it's the not really free: you pay for it with your personal data.
Meaning: you must register and stuff before you can place an order for the "free" product.
Free is when you click and download, no strings attached.
I think someone should come up with a new definition for this data extortionist type of "free".


No one is forcing you to use your real name and email you know?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I know, but I'm the honest type Wink
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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