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Distant Worlds – The Great and the Scary

To say today has been a good day on the Distant Worlds Expedition is an understatement. I decided to spend some of the day exploring out from the first base camp, as three days are provided for whatever activities people want to arrange. I decided to go ‘east’, plotted a …

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Distant Worlds – The First Waypoint

Distance: 998.73 LY from Sol Distant Worlds has launched and if the early experiences around the first way point are anything to go by it’s going to pretty amazing. The clincher is the fact it feels like a fleet, this is despite the instancing limits, and some technical difficulties the …

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Nebula Expedition – Two Days, Three Nebula

The toys experimented with and the diversions of canyon running done, I set off back on the delayed nebula tour. This time the goal was two nebula that are close together in astronomical terms: the Pelican Nebula and the North America Nebula. I actually went on to do the Veil …

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Distant Worlds – All Those Interesting Toys

One of the aspects of Distant Worlds I’ve not got into much is my role in the fleet. Primarily, I’m just going, though I did list photos and a blog. There are many other roles, like defence (for those bringing armed ships), streamers (for those with Twitch streams), the fuel …

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Nebula Expedition – California Nebula

California Nebula: 991 LY from Sol What happened on my first Christmas nebula trip? I damaged both the buggies and took my ship hull down to 85% percent. Now, most of this isn’t as bad as it sounds, as I had copious amounts of materials to repair the buggies, but …

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Distant Worlds – Scouting The First Waypoint

As part of my preparations for Distant Worlds I’m going to do some 1-2K light year explorations, pick up materials, land on worlds and practice the rhythm of long distance FSD travel. I could do a lot of this in the bubble of explored space, but I might as well …

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Distant Worlds – Outfitting and Practice

I’m going to do it. I am joining the Distant Worlds Expedition in Elite: Dangerous. The reasons for this are quite simple. I’d pretty much decided my next focus in Elite would be a significant exploration trip. I thought this would be a series of nebula visits or a journey …

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