Abandonware DOS title

Frontier: Elite 2

GameTek released Frontier: Elite 2 in the year 1993; it's an old science fiction vehicle simulation game, part of the Elite series. Frontier: Elite 2 is abandonware, runs on DOS and can be played in single player mode. It's available for download.
Frontier: Elite 2 screenshot
Rating: 4.04
(46 votes)

Downloads for Frontier: Elite 2


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Additional info

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The game's copy protection was worked into Frontier in the form of police spot-checks, making sure the player is the legitimate owner of his ship. At certain intervals in the game, the police would ask the player to: "please enter the first letter of word X, row Y on page Z". If the player entered a wrong letter on three occasions, he would be arrested and his ship impounded.

Frontier was generally well received by the media. Most magazines were awestruck by its sheer scale and accurate depiction of real-world physics.

players: single player

input: joystick, keyboard, mouse

distribution: 3,5 floppy disk, cd-rom

graphics: MCGA, VGA

sound: Adlib, Roland, Sound Blaster

Abandonware DOS popularity: average

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