Ratio of Steps Forward to Backward
Hi everyone. Apologies for the lateness of this update. It's been an up and down month, to be honest.
I'm going to keep this one brief, because once again the... Read more
Happy New Year! 2015 Ahoy
Hi everyone and welcome to the first update of 2015.
I've decided to do something a little different this month, and have compiled for your viewing pleasure a video update.... Read more
Hi everyone, and welcome to another monthly update.
I;m only posting this update on the EliteRPG website this month, because it's late at night and it's a long one with... Read more
Elite Dangerous Launch Event Report - Version 2
I apologise. I read through the reports on the launch event and was quite taken aback by the lack of actual reporting in there and the amount of... Read more
Elite Dangerous Launch Event Report
I've posted my experience of Elite Dangerous' official launch event on the Elite RPG website.
Your regularly scheduled KS update will be on or around the... Read more
Firstly, apologies for the late update. The turn of the month was a difficult one, with many things outside the insular reality of the Elite RPG all coming to a... Read more
30th Anniversary Live Online Session - Part 2
Just a quick reminder to everyone.
Sunday, 11am BST, myself, Dan Grubb, James Vigor, Ben Mos-Woodward and Anthony Olver will be continuing the 30th Anniversary RPG session.
We only managed... Read more
The Nights Grow Dark
Hello everyone and welcome to the October Update.
It's been a busy month for a variety of reasons, and this update will highlight a bit of a patchwork month as... Read more
Live Streaming RPG Session
Beta Release In The Wild!
Hi everyone. Just a quick update to let you know that the BETA rules are now out.
Those of you who have purchased BETA access will have had an email... Read more
Convention / Playtest Reports (and some progress reports too)
This special update is mainly a report on Fantasticon and the second LIVE test of the Elite Encounters game system. I'll warn you now, it's a lengthy one,... Read more
Betas Galore! It must be August
Hi everyone. Welcome to the August update.
I was gonna keep this short, but every time I say that I end up writing War and Peace. So I'm just going... Read more
Hi everyone, and welcome to another rip-roaring Elite Encounters update!
First, as you may suspect from the title up there, I reached a significant milestone this week. With LaveCon just... Read more
I'm running out of ideas for titles
Greetings, Commanders and welcome to another monthly update from the world of Elite Encounters.
It hasn't been a great month this month. The envisioned deadline of May 31st has been... Read more
So Long April - How Little We Knew Ye
Hi all. Apologies for the April-May update being a little late. You may or may not know, but it's been a very busy couple of weeks in the world of... Read more
Headlines and Deadlines
Monthly update time again! This is going to be a long one. I'm going to start with a quick status update and events information.
The book's technology overview section is complete,... Read more
A year ago, on 3rd March 2013, I spent the evening in front of the computer and watched as the campaign to fund the project of my dreams broke through... Read more
Welcome to 2014
Welcome to the first scheduled update of 2014. It's been a busy month, not only in book writing terms, but in many other things too!
First, a progress... Read more
Rings Ahoy, Audio Books Ahoy!
Hi everyone. Hope you all had a great Christmas. Now we're in that slow week where every TV channel is doing "best of 2013" programmes. The only thing to do... Read more
Alpha Is GO!
The Elite Encounters Alpha Rules were uploaded into the wild on Friday 20th December!
Yes, the first draft of the rules is even now being scrutinised and (hopefully) enjoyed by... Read more
I know, Two updates in two days is unlike me. There is a VERY good reason though. (I should note that I wrote this at about midnight last... Read more
Can you smell smoke? That's my keyboard.
Hello everyone, and welcome to another update.
Progress towards alpha is almost done! All I have to do is finish off the sample adventure and it's ready to roll. It's... Read more
Keep On Running
Hi everyone. I had intended to try and get an update out before the end of November, but the Gods weren't with me. Or something.
I just wanted to share... Read more
The Second Coming...
Hello everyone. First of all a huge apology to everyone for an unreasonable time period without an update. I do have a reason for it, and it's not a good... Read more
LaveCon, Kickstarter Comic and Progress!
Another update is live on the Daftworks site.
LaveCon, Kickstarter Comic and Progress!
Apologies for THREE Updates in a day, but this one is to let you know that the official web site is now clean and fresh again. All naughty content has... Read more
Addendum: Comments here please
I've had to disable the comments on the Elite RPG site, because the comments were being spammed by some thoroughly disgusting posts.
If any of you read the... Read more
May Update (LATE!) - Fragmentation, Forums and Fluff
This month's update is live, but I'm breaking with tradition and only posting it to the official site. I'll post the link first then explain why. Do not worry, though, I'll... Read more
It's off to work we go...
Apologies for the lack of updates over the last week or so. The evil Flu monster caught hold and knocked me for six. I know I wanted some... Read more
News and Updates
Hi everyone! Another post-Kickstarter update. The world is rolling merrily on.
To Backers: there will be a Backers Only update coming soon after this one.
To Non-backers and backers alike,... Read more
The First 24
Well, what a weird 24 hours. The email account is quiet and the mobile app notifications have stopped. I actually miss the buzz of that new message telling me someone... Read more
Well, it's over! I can let my heart slow down, my stomach stop churning and my eye stop twitching.
Elite: Encounters is FUNDED! More than that, it has achieved three... Read more
Bay Doors Open...
Less than an hour to go, and we are sooooo close to the £7,000 mark that I can smell it, even through the vacuum of space!
Now that the PayPal... Read more
Docking Permission Granted
Less than 24 hours to go!
I promise this is a short one. At this stage I have to stop myself from adding new things to the already cluttered and... Read more
Bearing Onto Final Approach...
The counter on the Kickstarter has switched from counting Days to counting Hours - it's an odd feeling that this journey is nearly over, and that in less than 60... Read more
One Book... Many Faces
Hi again, everyone. This update's another short one but hopefully it's bringing you something useful and interesting.
The campaign offers a variety of formats for the book to be delivered... Read more
Drawing Me, Drawing You, ah-haaaa
I did have a bigger update planned, but I haven't had word back on permission for parts of it. In the meantime, though, I have a new option... Read more
Pimpin' is easy
I'm breaking my rule tonight by posting an update, but it's only a small one publicising other cool stuff. Both involve a certain Allen Stroud. He's a lecturer in fantasy... Read more
Funded! Oh, and some miniature concepts
At the risk of repeating myself for about the thousandth time, THANKS EVERYONE!
As I write this we're FUNDED and sitting at £5,285. 6 days to go, and we've reached... Read more
Book Structure and New Options!
Hi everyone, and welcome to the Update 13! Far from being unlucky, though, this is a lucky update for you, the loyal and generous Kickstarters!
As I type this the... Read more
Short and sweet
It's been strangely quiet in the world of the internet today. All the sites and forums I haunt, both Elite and RPG related and otherwise, have been really really quiet.... Read more
Over the halfway mark
Hi everyone, and welcome to update 11.
A short one tonight just to thank you for your patience over the last few days - my sister got married on Sunday... Read more
Game Concepts: Rule System Overview
Welcome to the 10th update. Nearly halfway through the campaign now and we're JUST shy of the £4500 mark. We actually popped above it for a brief time but we're... Read more
Very briefly - more dice?
Sorry for the spam-like update frequency, but the ideas are coming thick and fast, and since this is about dice I thought it would be important enough to warrant an... Read more
Reward Options - you wanted dice, you got 'em!
Hi everyone. Quick update at the moment just to mention some (hopefully) small changes to the rewards.
First, as the title says, I've introduced Reward Options. These are rewards that... Read more
Rewards updated and a trailer!
Hi everyone, and thanks for your continuing pledges and for staying with me for another week.
It's been a quiet week on the pledge front but we're still on target... Read more
A quick apology update
Yes, i have an apology to make. I had an update planned for last night but I fell asleep in the midst of writing it. When I woke up it... Read more
Web Site, Forum and Stretch Goals
Again, thanks to everyone for pledging today - a relatively slow day but still an increase so THANK YOU for your support and generosity.
Well, I like tinkering... Read more
Stretching, Printing and Stuff
As I write this we're sitting on £3,500 pledged. That's 66% of the total in JUST 3 DAYS! Again, a BIG thank you to those who have pledged. I couldn't... Read more
Making the Project Work - I Can Do This!
Hi everyone and welcome to the first full-length update. No fancy videos for this one, just me typing at you.
Before I start the update proper, it has to be... Read more
Another quick thank you style update
Hi again everyone.
This is another quick update to end the first 24 hours or so of this campaign.
Watch the video, I think it covers the thank yous. Again,... Read more
First update, and I think it fitting that the subject is YOU PLEDGERS!
A steady trickle of pledges through the night and we've gone above £300 already! I think that's... Read more