The origin of the series is Elite, the genre defining open world sandbox, space adventure, trading and combat simulator first released in 1984.
It spawned two sequels Frontier: Elite II in 1993 and Frontier: First Encounters (Elite III) in 1995, which already attempted to simulate a realistic Milky Way galaxy with realistic star systems and seamless freeform interplanetary and atmospheric flight and landing on moving planets, with realistic orbits and day/night cycles.
Elite is the longest running space simulation series in history. In the new game it has been expanded to include more than combat.
Dating and romance scams often take place through online dating websites, but scammers may also use social media or email to make contact.
They have even been known to telephone their victims as a first introduction.
Everyone who bought Elite Dangerous can download the game such as for Windows and/or Mac computers, at no extra charge.
Yes according to an interview with a graphics programmer dated August-29-2013. Elite Dangerous adopted a physically-based rendering (PBR) model right from the start - we want it to look as good as possible under a variety of lighting conditions (and space certainly gives you that! We expect the visual quality of Elite Dangerous will continue to improve as we progress through development.