A replacement has been found!
Just a quick update this time to let you know that we have chosen a fifth book to be added to the special edition boxed sets.
What finer... Read more
Update on remaining pledge gifts including Special Edition Boxed Sets.
Drew Wagar's Elite: Reclamation is on its way Commanders!
Our grand mission has reached another great milestone today with the completion of the audio export of Drew's audio book Elite: Reclamation (read by Toby Longworth).
Those of... Read more
It's been a while dear backers, but we're back!
Just a quick update to let you know that a Hull manufacturer is currently creating the boxes for our standard and special boxed sets.
''Plastics'?' we hear you... Read more
Update 55 - ETA 48 hours to the start of operation 'eBook to backers'
Just a quickie text update to let you all know that the eBooks are all looking swell Commanders.
Arto Heikkinen's artwork is all uploaded to Elite:Tales From The Frontier,... Read more
Update 54 and it's a beauty!
Yes, that's right Commanders, the post you've all been waiting for. Here are the lovely shiny new covers for all 5 of our Elite books.
I'll be posting higher... Read more
53 Updates and a shiny new trailer for FantastiCon!
Here's a really quick update to show off our shiny new FantastiCon trailer.
Hope you all like it!
There's lots and lots to add to this before... Read more
Progress Report - The difficult 52nd update...
Here is a short intro to a long update, one which will show you our excellent artist Arto Heikkinen's work so far on our anthology Elite:Tales From... Read more
How do deal with a potential cock up, Fantastic style!
This week I have been mostly using my skills as a Space Station Commander to build an audio studio (I know, I know, just go with it,... Read more
The FINAL update!
+++ DUE TO A LITTLE COMMS ISSUE THIS MORNING THIS IS A LITTLE LATE AND A LITTLE OUT OF DATE BUT THE SENTIMENTS EXPRESSED ARE ALL MY OWN AND... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Forty Two - Happy New Year!
My dear Commanders,
As the dust settles on yesterday's manic antics I am left feeling wonderful today, thank you.
I have added many new stretch goals to our campaign... Read more
The main mission is complete Commanders and we are victorious!
5 Excellent Elite audio books, paperback books, ebooks and stunning hardbacks are swinging into production as we speak.
An... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Forty One
My dear and committed Commanders!
This update misses one VERY important detail which I will let you all know about here so if you've been watching the vids but... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Forty
Fine and upstanding Commanders!
We are making excellent progress on this, the fortieth day of our glorious mission.
This evening's update comes mainly from Station Administrator Milly who, after... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Thirty Nine
My fine and faithful Commanders!
Your hard work and dedication to our cause has been very humbling today and, following a trip into the holiday traffic system (a very... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Thirty Eight
Our glorious campaign has entered its final 100 hours.
We have come a long way together and from everybody on the Station I would like to thank... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Thirty Seven
Devastating news was received today, please watch the full transmission for details.
Now, as we approach the three quarters funded mark, and given today's unexpected circumstances, our... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Thirty Six
Festive Yuletide Greetings Commanders,
As you know, I stupidly agreed to sing a parody song about our campaign to the tune of 'Once in royal David's city' if we... Read more
Limited bonus Tshirt offer from our friends at BackersHub!
Thank you so much for believing in us and supporting our campaign so far. We have a long way to go but we know with your help we... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Thirty Five
Tonight's update comes with a request.
If we can get enough Commanders on board by tomorrow night, I will personally sing you all a parody song about... Read more
Seasons Greetings from the FBP Team!
Before this evening's update, here's a collection of Holiday Greetings from the team.
Now, isn't it about time you had another mince pie?
Progress Report - End of Day Thirty Four
Good evening Commanders,
I have had to head away on an important mission this evening but fear not, I have left the update in very capable hands.
If you... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Thirty Three
This evening, with my new friend Clive, I have discovered a way to return to the Station for the final battle!
We have a mere 9 days... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Thirty Two
Tonight we hear an unusual transmission picked up in the static from the asteroid field.
While scanning for news of Commander Grey I came across a strange... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Thirty One
Firstly, please allow me to welcome each and every one of the new Commanders who joined us yesterday. It was a great day indeed and as our... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Thirty
We are joined today by many new recruits.
Welcome to you all, thanks for joining the mission!
Also, the wonderful folks at Planet Frontier have graciously mentioned... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twenty Nine
I have been joined on my rock by none other than Elite pilot Harold from the Sesame Street team.
Unfortunately his ship is only a one man... Read more
+++ Communication from Elite pilot 'Harold' +++
+++ TOP LEVEL COMMUNICATION +++
Before tonight's update, I thought I would share with you a message from one of our most talented, skilled and highest ranking... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twenty Eight
Commanders!We are racing along now and have now reached the dizzying heights of 54%!
Thank you all very much for your support so far.
Commander Robert Kirkwood from the... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twenty Seven
Today we have blasted through the 200 backers barrier!
Congratulations to you all, now let's keep this going and get this mission completed.
The Thunderclap yesterday is... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twenty Six
The time for action is now. Yes, RIGHT NOW!
Please join our Thunderclap and get us over the line in time for 7.30pm GMT today.
We need 250... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twenty Five
Today we have hit the dizzying heights of FIFTY PERCENT! Hooray!
I have sent you all some e-champagne to celebrate and, when you return to the Station... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twenty Four
I join you today from sick bay. I have been diagnosed with 'Trumble's Revenge', something to do with being in the vents all day yesterday so the... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twenty Three
It's the long awaited Alpha day for all you Elite gamers, congratulations. Don't forget to get some sleep and drink plenty of water over the next 48... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twenty Two
Tonight I have been wrestling control of our upload conduits back from the dreaded trumbles in the station. I've been at it all day and I'm pretty sure... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twenty One
Nothing like a quick speed around the station's vents to clear the mind and focus the thoughts, you should try it sometime!
Tonight's update focusses mainly on... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twenty
Hello dear Commanders!
Today we have been joined by many fine new Commanders, thank you for your support.
The update today focusses on a call to action to get... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Nineteen
Good day to you dear Commanders!
Today we hear from the fine and talented Commander Mark Wagar.
He may well be a mere 13 years old but don't let... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Eighteen
Tonight we have an intercepted transmission from Commander Grey, one of the authors of the anthology Elite:Tales From The Frontier.
He sent this transmission at great personal... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Seventeen
Today has been a fine day indeed!
Please join me in welcoming our Fantastic new Commanders.
Tonight's update is from Marko Susimetsä, who some of you may recognise... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Sixteen
Today we get to meet the multi talented academic powerhouse that is Mr Allen Stroud.
He's a teacher, a musician, a novelist and a darn good TV... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Fifteen
Tonight our update gives you the chance to meet one of the finest UK Kickstarter veterans in the business.
He's kickstarted a kickstarter to help fund a... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Fourteen
A bug was found today in the Ex-Senator's quarters... although it has now been disabled, it has made this update look awfully untidy as I have had to... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Thirteen
Tonight's update is a little different. I hope you enjoy it!
Our primary objective now needs to be the recruitment of more pilots to our glorious cause.
We... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Twelve
Greetings dear Commanders!
The update this evening is a little longer than usual. I hope you enjoy it!
The Senator is up to his evil ways once more, this... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Eleven
Since being forced to abandon my station yesterday, I have been hard at work planning the restoration of my post as your Station Commander.
As such, I have... Read more
Progress Report - Day Ten
The traitor Senator Drew has attacked and taken control of the station!
I managed to escape with Commander 'Deadly' Ulla and Commander Ozoli, the rest of you will... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Nine - Additional
Here is the message received from the covert Federation Listening post from earlier.
It had been removed... by whom we wonder...?
Fear not Commanders!
+++ ORIGINAL MESSAGE... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Nine
A chemical attack has occurred on board our fine station!
Any information leading to the perpetrators of this heinous crime... should be kept to yourselves... for now...... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Eight
Like most of you, I am still reeling from the awesome development diary posted by Frontier today. Incredible!
Speaking of total immersion, you will shortly be able... Read more
Additional report for Day Seven
Commodore Marko Susimetsa from the Alliance and Commander Psykokow T Madkow from the Thargoid and Fer-De-Lance
(Information drawn from where they spend most of their time)
+++REQUEST FOR INFORMATION+++
Have... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Seven
Another day in the void draws to a close.
Many of you will have already noticed that the main info screen at the top of our campaign... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Six
Today's update bring news of our 'allies' in the Alliance.
Commander Robert 'Garry' Garry of the Garry Pirate Clan has gleaned information from the Alliance headquarters that... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Five
Today has been a day to take stock of our glorious achievements so far, and they have indeed been glorious.
Our mission is now over 29% complete... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Four
Fine and worthy Commanders,
Today has been another glorious day for our mission and has seen us pass the 25% mark! My sincerest thanks to you all.
The update... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Three
Another glorious day in the void, well done!
We are currently 23% funded. Our great mission continues.
Today please allow me to introduce Station Administrator Millington 'Milly'... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day Two
Commanders, we have surpassed even the most optimistic goals for days one and two.
Three pilots were injured today, all while leaving the reception pod at high speed during... Read more
Progress Report - End of Day One
Day one is behind us Commanders and what a day is was!
Through your determination, excellent flying, dead eye accuracy and a welling of support for your actions from... Read more
Mandate From Senator Drew, in his everlasting name.
IMPSEC – WIDEBAND TRANSMISSION PROTOCOL – ALL IMPERIAL CITIZENS
Senator Drew, of the PRISM system, has issued this mandate.
Your attendance and reaction is your duty and our expectation.... Read more