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Arms_Akimbo
Sep 29, 2006

It's so damn...literal.

Just watched Passengers. That movie has a very crobbers understanding of space.

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SelenicMartian
Sep 14, 2013

Sometimes it's not the bomb that's retarded.



D_Smart posted:

That guy is Tier 1 Shitizen aggro
What tier are you?

trucutru
Jul 9, 2003

Invoking fairy dust is not a crime.


Tokamak posted:

Couple of interesting points in the GameStar article:

They are trying to downplay the PC spec requirements for the game. Saying they don't want to have the reputation like Crysis, and reiterating that you only need a Quad-core CPU and 2GB GPU. It's almost as if having a reputation that your computer can't run the game is bad for business. Especially when the game does actually run well on lower end systems (netcode aside), it's based on an old engine after all.

The actual big news is that Chris's aim for release is 5 - 10 star systems. Which is the lower end of backers expectations for the MVP. It's going to be fun waiting for the other 90 hand crafted, procedural systems post release if its going to take years just to get five out the door.

I have been informed by the citizens on multiple occasions that, as soon as the planet pipelines are streamlined and the generation tools are ready, an artist will be able to create a whole planet is a couple of days. So 90 planers is only like half a year.

Thoatse
Feb 29, 2016

It's just a pledge bro!


Foo Diddley posted:

The loan means their PR firm's getting paid again

Thoatse
Feb 29, 2016

It's just a pledge bro!


big nipples big life posted:

remember who is directing the actors performing the mocap animations

that's one of the funniest parts of the whole thing... even if crobbers manages not to snatch failure from the jaws of success the results are going to be so wing commanderishly overacted and retarded and have full burn playing unironically in the background

Mirificus
Oct 29, 2004

Kings need not raise their voices to be heard


Thoatse
Feb 29, 2016

It's just a pledge bro!


Colostomy Bag posted:

Stephen Hawking?

Yeah I know I'm going to hell.

at least the music will be good

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSGbsAeYO_8

AbstractNapper
Jun 5, 2011

I can help

God drat it, it has always been a lovely thing to do to have the press know important things earlier than your backers, and in this case, having them "play" (ok that is debatable) an alpha that your backers were supposed to have been playing because you parp about your open development, with avocados, PT-eeews and P-OOHs.

Not to mention that it looks shady as gently caress, because they are going for a controlled narrative (still seems not as controlled as they'd want, but the Shitizens and naive potential customers are unlikely to notice that) from their buddy magazine, aimed at hyping up progress -- fake more than actual - people already pointed out the things that the authors did not actually test (...) . All the while distrusting your own backers (and their "elite" fruit-heads) to have a go at it, because they'd obviously would have less incentives not to poo poo all over it to oblivion in the state that it is in vs the state that was shown a year ago.

And their backers are ok with this. This truly is a backwards and logic defying crowdfunded project if I ever seen one.

Gravity_Storm
Mar 1, 2016



trucutru posted:

Dunno Derek, OSC seems every bit as damaged a person as many of those guys. I mean, he's right, but he has an insufferable way of arguing.

OSC was good when he was talking about the game. He now sounds like Derek's Dad.

TheLastRoboKy
May 2, 2009

Finishing the game with everyone else's continues


Gravity_Storm posted:

OSC was good when he was talking about the game. He now sounds like Derek's Dad.

Is it just SurfaceDetail rusing both sides of the river at this juncture?

MedicineHut
Feb 25, 2016



https://www.reddit.com/r/starcitizen/comments/6nc6j6/gamestar_the_technique_behind_star_citizen/

quote:

The planets don't get procedurally generated as you fly by.

quote:

To support the technique hardware wise, it is recommended to have an SSD and a huge amount of RAM.

No poo poo

quote:

According to C.R., the implementation will be done until the end of 2017.

Dead.

Also C. loving R. you guys.

e:

quote:

For release C.R. is aiming for 5 to 10 star systems.





I mean, you can actually hear the mental gymnastics cogs whining and screeching in his head.

MedicineHut fucked around with this message at 06:46 on Jul 15, 2017

Sarsapariller
Aug 14, 2015

Occasional vampire queen


Well poo poo man, here I was thinking that Star Citizen was bad and dead. But then a random German article says that they've seen it and got the inside scoop on it and it works and it's great! I guess I'm going to get back in, because we've never seen an article about how Star Citizen is real and it works and it's great from a German magazine just a few weeks before a major release for star citizen.

I mean just look at all of this from last year! Clearly the game is cool and good.

Or this one! They sure do love showing all their hottest stuff to obscure german journalists, just before major conventions and sales. It's really disappointing that they never manage to get any of it on video or release it to the public.

7-15-2017: http://www.gamestar.de/artikel/star-citizen-geburt-eines-universums,3316828.html
1-21-2017: http://www.gamestar.de/artikel/star-citizen-es-wird-spass-machen,3308151.html
12-17-2016: http://www.gamestar.de/artikel/star-citizen-enttaeuschendes-ende-fuer-ein-erfolgreiches-jahr-2016,3306981.html
06-01-2016: https://www.reddit.com/r/starcitizen/comments/4u7yve/star_citizen_in_pc_games_german/
02-01-2016: http://www.stuttgarter-zeitung.de/i...aa3079a6e3.html
11-01-2015: https://www.cloudimperiumgames.com/news/347-PRESS-ROUNDUP-NOVEMBER-25-Star-Citizen-On-The-Cover-Of-Two-Major-Gaming-Magazines
8-8-2015: http://www.pcgames.de/Star-Citizen-Spiel-3481/News/gamescom-Multi-Crew-Demo-1167104/
7-8-2015: http://www.gamestar.de/artikel/star_citizen,3234776.html
Gamescom 2015: https://www.golem.de/news/star-citizen-freiflug-durchs-64-bit-universum-1508-115648.html

Sarsapariller fucked around with this message at 06:57 on Jul 15, 2017

TheLastRoboKy
May 2, 2009

Finishing the game with everyone else's continues



When Star Citizen fails the German supporters will blockade this magazine with so many crates.

Sillybones
Aug 10, 2013

go away,
spooky skeleton,
go away



There are really good points made well, if SC looked anything like it wasn't in massive trouble.

AP
Jul 12, 2004

One Ring to fool them all
One Ring to find them
One Ring to milk them all
and pockets fully line them


Grimey Drawer

Nicholas posted:

"Doors and airlocks" gets an extra * around its "feature complete" status (2 total).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2bqMQ25YSg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTf44_5MImQ

Sarsapariller
Aug 14, 2015

Occasional vampire queen


TheLastRoboKy posted:

When Star Citizen fails the German supporters will blockade this magazine with so many crates.

I don't speak enough German to feel clear on the matter but it seems to me that they must be especially uncritical of bullshit over there. We occasionally see some idiots and/or paid placement falling all over themselves to praise CIG in a backwater PC Games magazine over here, but by and large they're pretty radioactive in the English speaking world anymore.

I just think it's really funny that backers sincerely believe that:
A) CIG has this amazing internal build that works and has all these features ready to rock.
B) But they don't want to ruin the surprise, so they constantly display video of poo poo like whiskey tumblers and cafeterias instead of their actual, functioning game.
C) But then they do some live demos to the press, disregarding B entirely.
D) But only to German magazines, and only with screenshots accompanying.
E) And this happens every year, just before the big sales, and they're just not quite ready to release so they hold back another year when the time comes.

AP
Jul 12, 2004

One Ring to fool them all
One Ring to find them
One Ring to milk them all
and pockets fully line them


Grimey Drawer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXNfSWd8t0U

AP
Jul 12, 2004

One Ring to fool them all
One Ring to find them
One Ring to milk them all
and pockets fully line them


Grimey Drawer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=314OxJV0PVU

AP
Jul 12, 2004

One Ring to fool them all
One Ring to find them
One Ring to milk them all
and pockets fully line them


Grimey Drawer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3wnWNyBKWY

Tokamak
Dec 22, 2004



TheLastRoboKy posted:

Is it just SurfaceDetail rusing both sides of the river at this juncture?

Whoever it is, they're better off using that account as an outlet for their SC obsession instead of writing million word, rehashed effort posts in this thread. It was Smart of them to evolve their character in order to stoke the Derek paranoia among the more ravenous backers. They still need to be careful about drowning in the poop.

Mne nravitsya
Jul 14, 2017



Game better not collapse, I just got my concierge tattoo!

http://imgur.com/a/lNQSW

Sillybones
Aug 10, 2013

go away,
spooky skeleton,
go away


The Saddest Robot posted:

So it is basic core functionality that they turned into a buzzword and spent years not being able to implement.

Item 2.0 = typical entity system, apparently. Taking bets that it is all inheritance based. Does jetpack inherit from ship or hoverbike?

Toblakai
Jul 11, 2017


quote:

Render to Texture
This system is still in progress, but due to its overall size and some of the other features for 3.0.0 that require Render to Texture, teams are using the system as soon as they are able, which means that Render to Texture is requiring bug fixing support while itís being developed which results in further delays of the system as a whole. The date below does also take dedicated bug fixing time into account.
ETA is 10th August (was 27th July)

How do you gently caress up render to texture that badly? CIG is touting that they are doing this revolutionary engine and then cannot implement render to texture ...

quote:

Inventory System
Progress has been affected due to the work on the Search Feature.
ETA is 20th July (was 14th July)

This game has been in development since 2012 (?) and it does not have inventory system? They are creating liquid simulations of alcohol but they do not have inventory system? lol

quote:

RSI Aurora
This is an updated version of the Aurora. We previously didnít think that we would have the time to complete this rework for 3.0.0, however, with the movement of our release dates we are now able to include this rework with 3.0.0.
ETA is 21st July



So, let me get that straight - your release is 8 months behind, postponed for the x-th time and you are still piling tasks on top? This is not how project management works.
Also gently caress those condescending pricks on , who go 'zomg, you don't understand game dev'. I do software development and I know that if I postpone a release multiple times over 8 months:
a) I'm utterly incompetent and/or lazy
b) My customers won't pay me

CIG doing project management:

Thoatse
Feb 29, 2016

It's just a pledge bro!


Mne nravitsya posted:

Game better not collapse, I just got my concierge tattoo!

http://imgur.com/a/lNQSW

Why does it look like a dick flying into a dinosaur's mouth? Not that there's anything wrong with that.

starkebn
May 18, 2004

"Oooh, got a little too serious. You okay there, little buddy?"


Sarsapariller posted:

Well poo poo man, here I was thinking that Star Citizen was bad and dead. But then a random German article says that they've seen it and got the inside scoop on it and it works and it's great! I guess I'm going to get back in, because we've never seen an article about how Star Citizen is real and it works and it's great from a German magazine just a few weeks before a major release for star citizen.

I mean just look at all of this from last year! Clearly the game is cool and good.

Or this one! They sure do love showing all their hottest stuff to obscure german journalists, just before major conventions and sales. It's really disappointing that they never manage to get any of it on video or release it to the public.

7-15-2017: http://www.gamestar.de/artikel/star-citizen-geburt-eines-universums,3316828.html
1-21-2017: http://www.gamestar.de/artikel/star-citizen-es-wird-spass-machen,3308151.html
12-17-2016: http://www.gamestar.de/artikel/star-citizen-enttaeuschendes-ende-fuer-ein-erfolgreiches-jahr-2016,3306981.html
06-01-2016: https://www.reddit.com/r/starcitizen/comments/4u7yve/star_citizen_in_pc_games_german/
02-01-2016: http://www.stuttgarter-zeitung.de/i...aa3079a6e3.html
11-01-2015: https://www.cloudimperiumgames.com/news/347-PRESS-ROUNDUP-NOVEMBER-25-Star-Citizen-On-The-Cover-Of-Two-Major-Gaming-Magazines
8-8-2015: http://www.pcgames.de/Star-Citizen-Spiel-3481/News/gamescom-Multi-Crew-Demo-1167104/
7-8-2015: http://www.gamestar.de/artikel/star_citizen,3234776.html
Gamescom 2015: https://www.golem.de/news/star-citizen-freiflug-durchs-64-bit-universum-1508-115648.html

Hilarious coming from you

no_recall
Aug 17, 2015



Lipstick Apathy

Kromlech posted:

Imagine how thrilling it'd be to play a pirate in star citizen. After a gripping battle, you're treated to the privilege of manually grabby-handsing 80 crates of loot, one by one.

Truly a game for adrenaline junkies autistic germans.

To be fair, Elite also tends to have this problem, just that its your cargo scoop and requires a lot of finesse to perform. However, they did learn from their mistakes and have incorporated limpets now to help you scoop up your loot.

I can't imagine having to disembark from your ship with space legs and having to manually catch said crates and superman it back to your ship everytime.

Mne nravitsya
Jul 14, 2017



Thoatse posted:

Why does it look like a dick flying into a dinosaur's mouth? Not that there's anything wrong with that.



Your power to observe the true hidden fidelity is strong wise one

WarpDogs
Apr 30, 2009

That doesn't sound right, but I don't know enough about stars to dispute it.


College Slice

Phew, all caught up. Gotta say, Derek's "BREAKING: STAR CITIZEN IS GOING DOWN IN FLAMES ANY DAY NOW" posts are even more ridiculous when you read them days or weeks in the future.

I've never really understood the 'German connection' that CGI has, other than a vague understanding that simulations are very popular in Germany. is there some sort of legacy there, maybe with Wing Commander, or what?

Thoatse
Feb 29, 2016

It's just a pledge bro!


Mne nravitsya posted:

Your power to observe the true hidden fidelity is strong wise one

Citizens of the stars, flying dick first into the gaping jaws of voracious serpent Star Citizen... is the perfect symbol for the true meaning of Chrismas

starkebn
May 18, 2004

"Oooh, got a little too serious. You okay there, little buddy?"


Yes, I think Wing Commander sold a poo poo load in Germany

Rudager
Apr 29, 2008





I like how even the citizens have no loving idea about the procedural planet "tech"

Thoatse
Feb 29, 2016

It's just a pledge bro!


starkebn posted:

Yes, I think Wing Commander sold a poo poo load in Germany

That's cause Ben bought up whatever the autists didn't



http://i.imgur.com/UMXEyHP.gifv

Mr Fronts
Jan 31, 2016

Yo! The Mafia supports you. But don't tell no one. Spread the word.


Thoatse posted:

Why does it look like a dick flying into a dinosaur's mouth? Not that there's anything wrong with that.



First thing I saw, too. Should I be concerned?

Thoatse
Feb 29, 2016

It's just a pledge bro!


Has anyone said CrimEngine yet

Shadowlyger
Nov 5, 2009

FREE
HONG
KONG


Mr Fronts posted:

First thing I saw, too. Should I be concerned?

No that is pretty clearly a dick. Like I'm not even sure what else it could be, so I have to imagine it's intentional.

Experimental Skin
Apr 15, 2016


Shadowlyger posted:

No that is pretty clearly a dick. Like I'm not even sure what else it could be, so I have to imagine it's intentional.

Star Citizen: No That Is Pretty Clearly A Dick

Thank you, I'm here all night.

Preechr
May 19, 2009

Proud member of the Pony-Brony Alliance for Obama as President


Experimental Skin posted:

Star Citizen: No That Is Pretty Clearly A Dick

Thank you, I'm here all night.

Star Citizen: A dragon biting he own dick, a Bad Dragon

his nibs
Feb 27, 2016

Welcome to the
Dream Factory


Grimey Drawer



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bi_cKlGWKKQ#t=37s


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lz-WVnHVxvg#t=20s

his nibs fucked around with this message at 09:58 on Jul 15, 2017

Plural Abysss
Feb 25, 2016


WarpDogs posted:

Phew, all caught up. Gotta say, Derek's "BREAKING: STAR CITIZEN IS GOING DOWN IN FLAMES ANY DAY NOW" posts are even more ridiculous when you read them days or weeks in the future.

I've never really understood the 'German connection' that CGI has, other than a vague understanding that simulations are very popular in Germany. is there some sort of legacy there, maybe with Wing Commander, or what?

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Kosumo
Apr 9, 2016



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