From the latest newsletter on Elite Dangerous development news, some words from David Braben.

But what really captured my imagination was these:

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These are in game screen-shots from the cockpit of Lakon Type 9, a bulky freighter class ship. The developers aim to make the player able to walk around both ships and docking stations, but for now, those screen alone make me wish I had a Oculus Rift unit to play this thing.

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In other news, a familiar hull design also showed up:

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I would recognise an Eagle anywhere. I spend many hours and many adventures on a heavily customized one during my days as a pirate assassin mercenarie freelancer back in Frontier.

That's all for now, but do say hello to my new wallpaper.

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They should just go ahead and rename the game to "Elite Gorgeous".