Want to graduate from Space-Cadet to ‘Competent’ Commander? A little overwhelmed by all those switches and interfaces? Or looking to delve deeper into more advanced aspects of Elite: Dangerous?
This is the index to a super-secret database of guides and tutorials, buried far below the surface of an asteroid, somewhere in deep-space. OK, so it’s not so secret now, but shhhhhhhhhhh!
Basics: Welcome, Space-Cadet!
- Pilot’s Guide / Manual / Help [Pdf: by Forger – updated for Beta 2; 14/10/14]
- The Sidewinder Owner’s Manual [03/06/14]
- A Beginner’s Guide [Post: by David Essential 25/06/14]
- The Basics [Video: by Viejoviajero – 17/05/14]
- Basic maneuvering & toggling flight-assist [Video: 06/05/14]
- Docking: The basics [Video: 04/07/14]
- Credits: How to make & keep them [Post: 06/07/14]
- Basic Combat [Video: by Brumster100 – 04/06/14]
- Control Options Guide [Pdf: by Maxim: for Alpha 2, but still has useful ideas]
- Elite Pilot’s Academy [Audio: Podcast tutorials]
- Pseudo FAQ Thread [Thread: by Yaffle, frequently updated]
Intermediate: For the ‘Competent’ pilot:
- Ship Specifications [Table: by MikeSnos]
- Weapons Guide [Post: by StoopeyFace, last updated 03/07/14]
- PvP combat tips #1 [Video: by Nick Ludlum – 29/06/14]
- Systems flow chart [Image: by Defacto – 08/08/14]
- A Flight Assist Off Guide [Video: by Isonina – 04/07/14]
Advanced: For the ‘Dangerous’ pilot and/or nerd:
- Ralfi shows us how to fly! [Video: by ralfidude – 24/06/14]
- Star types & distributions chart [Infographic: 17/08/14]
- 2D Map (Beta space) [Image: by Cmdr. Smacker – 20/08/14]
Peripherals, Hardware & Software:
- X52 Pro joystick & throttle [Review & Config. – 06/08/14]
- TrackIR 5 Pro [Review & Config. – 08/08/14]
- Saitek / Madcatz F.L.Y. 5 joystick/throttle [Review & Config. -25/05/14]
- VoiceAttack [Review & Config. – 25/05/14]
My current PC build (runs ED at 70 – 140 FPS, 40C max.)
These guides and tutorials will be updated as Elite: Dangerous moves out of Beta, through Gamma, and into a full-release. Where resources refer to earlier versions, this is noted.
Of course, you can also find a wealth of information on the Elite: Dangerous Forums (where some of the guides above are sourced).
*** Please let me know of any other useful resources to include here. Thanks! ***