Elite: Dangerous

The Fantastic Elite Fiction collection arrives!

For the past year, Fantastic Books Publishing has been working with nineteen authors to create five pieces of Official Elite: Dangerous fiction, written under the same licence as the Gollancz books Elite: Docking is Difficult by Gideon Defoe, Elite: Nemorensis by Simon Spurrier and Elite: Wanted by Gavin Deas. On hearing the harrowing statistic that […]

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Elite: The Dark Wheel by Robert Holdstock*

*We are delighted to replace the original blog post with this update, corrected by eyewitness and participant – the marvellous Malcolm Edwards, who is a LonCon Guest of Honour – to some of the events cited within. The first two people to correctly identify all of the corrections will win copies of the new Elite novels […]

Elite- Docking is Difficult

Gollancz is thrilled to welcome guest blogger Adam Whitehead of The Wertzone back to the blog. Adam discusses just how difficult docking really was in the Elite games.  They say that docking is difficult, and they’re not kidding. I was six years old when my dad came home from work one night, excitedly brandishing a […]

Gideon Defoe on Elite Dangerous and the illustrious history of video game tie-in novels

We are delighted to share with you a a special post from Gideon Defoe on his brand new book Elite Dangerous: Docking is Difficult.  There comes a point in any writer’s career when, if we want to be taken seriously as an Important Author, we must tackle the trickiest form of our craft, the Blue […]

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Happy Publication Day to ELITE: DANGEROUS!

Today sees the release in e-format of three books I’m very excited about – Gollancz’s three official tie-ins to forthcoming blockbuster computer game ELITE: DANGEROUS. But wait! If you’re the sort of person who would never read a game-related tie-in, please let me try and convince you why these are worth your time. For a […]

Exclusive interview with Gavin Deas author(s) of Elite: Wanted

So Elite: Wanted by Gavin Deas is out on the 15th of May. Gavin Deas is the cunning pseudonym of fantasy author Stephen Deas (The Adamantine Palace, The Black Mausoleum, Dragon Queen et. al.) and science fiction author Gavin Smith (Veteran, War In Heaven, Age of Scorpio and Crysis: Escalation). To better understand the process […]

ELITE A GUIDE FOR THE UNINITIATED

I was delighted to hear that classic game ELITE was making a comeback this year, and even more delighted when I learned that Gollancz would be publishing a trio of tie-in novels. But what is thing you call ELITE, you cry? You mean you don’t know?! Well, I had a similar reaction from some of […]

Frontier & Gollancz Announce Authors for Kickstarted “ELITE: DANGEROUS” Books

1st April 2014.  Frontier Developments plc (AIM:  FDEV) and Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Company, are delighted to announce the authors who will be writing their three tie-in novels set in the world of ELITE: DANGEROUS, the ground-breaking Kickstarted sequel to best-selling computer game ELITE. Frontier received crowd-sourced funding for ELITE: DANGEROUS via […]

Guest blog: Games of 2014

It’s the final post from of our guest blogger, Adam Whitehead today, who blogs over on The Wertzone on all things SF and fantasy. If you missed his previous posts, you can catch up on Films of 2014 and TV of 2014, and today he’s sharing what games to look out for this year.  You can follow Adam […]

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Gollancz helps kickstart sequel to classic computer game ELITE

Leading SF publisher Gollancz, an imprint of Orion Books, is to publish three new original novels to tie-in with the sequel to classic 80s computer game ELITE. Gollancz announced the new novels after pledging over £13,000 to help make ELITE: DANGEROUS, a sequel to the classic space trading game published in 1984 but which still […]

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