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43. Re: Star Citizen Kickstarter Reaches for the Stars Nov 19, 2012, 15:00 Parias
jdreyer wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 14:54:
Cutter wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 14:08:
Wrong. It's the blind optimism and wishful thinking toward this game that's totally unwarranted here. And in couple of years you're going to see that.

Yeah, it's a risk. But I think based on the evidence that it's a small one. Could Roberts pull a Schilling on us? It's possible. But the man basically invented this genre on PC and has a history of shipping multiple games. And given both the work done so far and the enthusiasm, I think he'll be bouyed along with the current of good will.

I was skeptical too, which is why I waited and waited, but in the end I backed.

Ditto, I hardly consider this "blind optimism" - the guy already has a proven track-record. As the Star Citizen initiative is a whole new direction of course, it is still a bit more of an open-ended question on where this will ultimately end up going, and how well it will be delivered... I've seen little that gives me any fear so far, however.
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