Elite from Acornsoft was written by Ian Bell and David Braben using an Acorn Atom and BBC Micro. Elite contains many industry firsts and is the seminal 3D space trading and combat game. The game itself is quite simple. Trade goods to make money to upgrade your ship, defend yourself against pirates and increase your combat status with the aim of the game being to progress from a standing of Harmless to ELITE. I lost many, many hours to this game and it's huge eight galaxy game world. The game was p