Frontier: First Encounters
DOS - 1995
Description of Frontier: First Encounters
Despite being recalled from the shelves due to numerous bugs, this last incarnation of Elite still got a large following of very dedicated followers.
FFE (also known as Elite 3) sports new ships, items, missions, and a host of new features. My favorite addition is the overall plotline: particular events happen at specific times in the universe rather than all missions being randomly generated as before, and you could take part in them by taking on "hand-coded" missions. The aliens also make their first appearance in this game to complicate things. Highly recommended, but don't forget to download the patch. Great news for fans! David Braben's website, The Elite Club, has released the game and Frontier II, the prequel, as shareware :) Now is your chance to legitimate experience what is one of the most underrated games ever made! Fully patched, of course :)
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Comments and reviews
tomato 2022-05-02 0 point
Please note that the patch listed here is for the floppy version and will disable the videos. You will need to get the CD patch from elsewhere, such as http://ffeartpage.com/files.htm
ACL Stands 2021-05-02 2 points
You will need to imgmount this.Just copy the folder within the zip file (Frontier First Encounters - ISO and just add it to your dosbox root directory (sub directory under "Game" on mine then you can just load that folder as a img
so you would have something like this:
mount c Game
KC 2019-11-23 0 point
I have tried everything to get this game to work, no luck. I can get it to load into DosBox and Boxer. I can get the game to load after it loads into Boxer. I can get the patch to load, but still no game.
bartmayor 2019-02-12 2 points
You must use Dynamic core on Dosbox 0.74 or above or the game will crash after the demo.
FoNUS 2016-04-10 0 point
I loved Elite and Frontier but this game i never got to try because i cant get it to start.
If someone knows how, let me know.
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