Welcome to the Elite Dangerous Catch-All! For all your space-sim, galactic trucking, bounty-hunting, exploration needs!
Player list for Elite (PC tab, far right column)
GWJ Guides (WIP)
Engineer's expansion info
Great post on how to start with Engineers beginning with Felicity Farseer (FSD)
Compilation of helpful engineer sites
zero is undoubtedly one of the most prolific contributors to this thread by far. A google doc he maintains for ship builds, tips and tricks is maintained here. Please have a look!
Wayfarer's new player welcome mat
Gremlin's Starting Tips
Maq's Do's & Don'ts
How to earn money in the starter Sidewinder YouTube video
Gremlin's Guide to Important Controls
Gremlin's somewhat scattered advice for starting in LHS 3447
The Delta Throttle *boggle*
How to avoid overshooting in supercruise
zeroKFE Joystick recommendations
zeroKFE combination of CH Throttle, T16000M, TrackIR, and GlovePIE script:
ELewis17's Guide to Fuel scooping and Traveling to Lave
Long Distance Travel
Web based ship outfitting calculator
and zeroKFE's analysis of it
Intro to outfitting the first 8 ships
Excellent full trading progression guide by zeroKFE
Deftly's Early Start Rare trading guide
CMDR Nutron rare trade loop google sheet
zeroKFE alternative to Nutron rare trade loop sheet
Excellent video Guide on how to find profitable trade routes using just in-game tools
Great Web based trading information tool
Recent shield analysis by Tamren
Recent Armor analysis by Tamren
Shield Generator information and testing
Tamren's Anaconda takedown strategy (in a Cobra)
More Anaconda take-down strategies found by ELewis17
Shield Generator reference sheet and Reddit thread discussing it
Close Quarters Championchip (CQC)
Tamren on Exploration mechanics
The First Great Expedition player campaign
Mining video zeroKFE found
How to grind Empire Rep by Tamren
How to rank up in Empire or Fed (YouTube)
Fast ranking tips (including a list of charity farm locations)
More details on the guts of the ranking system
GWJer PowerPlay info
We have selected Orcus as our "home" system for the purposes of PowerPlay. Here are some references from Gremlin
Basic Description of the system
Spreadsheet of nearby shipyards, outfitters, RES locations, and economies
Screencap of the nearby map
Community Goals (CG)
Community Goals can fall into several categories (pulled from zeroKFE). Participating in a CG can bring you a multi-million credit payout even from participating in a very minor way.
- Selling a specific kind of commodity to a specific station.
- Cashing in specific kinds of bounties at a specific station.
- Cashing in specific kinds of war bonds (payment from combat zones) at a specific station.
- Turning in exploration data at a specific station.
Nice summary post of CG's from zero
Reddit subforum that tracks current CG's
Elite forum thread that is kept up to date with current CG info
A nice run down on some options to tweak the HUD colors by Stele
Really interesting AWS re:Invent conference talk about Elite and the AWS back end it runs on. Thanks to athros for posting!