These include piracy, trade, military missions, bounty hunting and asteroid mining. This was followed by a lawsuit brought by Gametek against David Braben. They first approached Thorn EMI; the company’s rejection letter stated that the game was too complicated and needed to be finishable in 10 minutes with three lives. Retrieved 24 January 2011. ^ a b Gestalt (21 October 1999). «X: Beyond The Frontier Review». Eurogamer. Archangel is reached by undertaking a special mission to destroy a space station in a system invaded by the Thargoids.