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Nickname Wildone
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Signed On Nov 14, 2003, 20:05
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News Comments > Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers
5. Re: Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers Apr 11, 2014, 18:32 Wildone
 
I laugh and at the same time feel massive frustration when I watch the '10 from the chairman' with some of the utterly ludicrous & unrealistic B.s. the 'fans' want to keep adding to this game. And they keep saying YES! Do they not realize how immensely complicated it already is and if the core gameplay doesn't work..THEY HAVE NOTHING. Before they even sign up to add the 1p space pirate sim they shoulda got this sorted first. ED is at least doing that.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers
2. Re: Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers Apr 11, 2014, 18:22 Wildone
 
This was a disaster, they could barely get it together and Im not even talking about the presentation. And people keep piling on 'wants' & 'requests' that are gonna take them about 100 years to implement. Its gonna take all that money just to get the DFM where it needs to be lol so much pie in the sky..reality check ppl.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Rubber Banding Fixes and Server Upgrades Planned
12. Re: Battlefield 4 Rubber Banding Fixes and Server Upgrades Planned Apr 2, 2014, 12:05 Wildone
 
wow cool so it works for you, everyone else must be bat shit crazy! kk  
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Trailer
5. Re: Watch Dogs Trailer Apr 2, 2014, 10:24 Wildone
 
Becus the day/night cycle isn't real-real time its like GTA..  
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News Comments > Roberts: We Won't Sell Star Citizen
51. Re: Star Citizen Apr 1, 2014, 18:38 Wildone
 
We should be pissed if the DFM sucks. That should be the bread and butter of this game not all the other GTA in space bullshit. If the DFM sucks and continue to sucks Im way the fuck out..


Tumbler wrote on Apr 1, 2014, 17:42:
Comet wrote on Apr 1, 2014, 15:54:
I read some of the posts and I don't understand the negativism towards Star Citizen or Chris Roberts.

I think it has a lot to do with the complexity of what he wants to do.

The timeline that was originally laid out was nothing short of insane. The game they want to make is going to take between 3-4 years at a fully staffed dev studio that already works well together. (IE had a large catalog of games under their belt.)

Since it's an Online world that they want to create and let players have experiences in day in and day out the work load to bring that into reality is immense and we've seen dozens of company's do it. most fail, some fail and survive, and a few flourish.

The project is supposed to be a full fledge SP campaign ala wing commander games with the same scale and scope of a AAA action game. Like Crysis for example. That is normally a 2 year dev cycle at least. They also want to build a MMO hybrid online world. Doing both of those things inside 2 years was crazy. When 2012 ended and the real work began they had maybe 12 million? Not a lot, that is a year's budget for many large devs.

This put a lot of people on the defensive that this project was not able to reach it's goal. The thing people are still adjusting to is the increased funding the project got in 2013. All from fans. They ended 2013 with approx 38 million in total funds gathered. But they missed their target release for the dogfighting module. (we're hoping that is in 2 weeks or at least this month)

The way they got most of that 38 million was selling spaceships. Most of these ships don't exist in any real way. They are concept art. Some of them are ships you can walk around in with the Hangar module. (demo of your hangar with ships in it) These ships ranged in price from $30 - $1000+ and people were lining up to get the highest price ships.

That is bizarre to even me. The most I spent on a single ship was $250 but that came with a shit load of extra stuff, like a collectors edition of a game normally does. I spend $100 on a cutlass and eventually another $60 on an avenger. I also bought an Aurora just because. ($40) I've bought plenty of phyiscal stuff as well, shirts, mouse pads, a hoodie, and I have a subcription which kicks in $10 a month. I think the slow bleed over time has enabled them to get a lot more money out of fans than anyone expected. All along the way they've been improving their communication, they have a youtube show that airs each week, they have a star ship design compeition which airs each week and we have a special 10 min clip of CR himself answering questions.

It's easy to see why all this looks crazy from the outside but being on the inside it's one of the most exciting experiences I've ever been a part of.

I just spend more than $1000 on upgrading my pc finally, dragged my feet on that long as I dared. Still need a good joystick...won't I be pissed if the DFM sucks? Well...no. I'll have is this awesome gaming pc plus all the amazing memories so far! Truth be told if the game ends up sucking I can't say I regret any of this. It's more fun to dream and hope for this than stick with the AAA titles coming from the major players.

You can get involved for very little money, I think it's $35 to buy the starter ship and that also gets you into alpha / beta stuff so you'll have stuff to play very soon.
 
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior Demo
10. Re: Shadow Warrior Demo Mar 27, 2014, 12:13 Wildone
 
Oh shit?!? The company is gonna go bankrupt bcus you skipped buying it but thanks anyway  
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News Comments > PC Battlefield 4 Naval Strike Delayed
2. Re: PC Battlefield 4 Naval Strike Delayed Mar 25, 2014, 09:59 Wildone
 
LOL it didn't stop them before!  
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Alpha 3.0 Released
7. Re: Elite: Dangerous Alpha 3.0 Released Mar 14, 2014, 21:23 Wildone
 
SC better really manage all those teams and lofty ideas well or it just wont come together, been on many projects with pie in the sky ideas and when reality hits it aint pretty. But they are a talented bunch..  
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News Comments > PopCap Layoffs
3. Re: PopCap Layoffs Mar 13, 2014, 18:48 Wildone
 
lol

HorrorScope wrote on Mar 13, 2014, 18:37:
They weren't painful. You do it so much, it's numbing at the least. Stop with the it's painful.
 
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News Comments > Space Noir Announced
1. Re: Space Noir Announced Mar 10, 2014, 10:05 Wildone
 
3p? Instapass  
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News Comments > Interceptor Sees Blood?
16. Re: Interceptor Sees Blood? Mar 9, 2014, 01:47 Wildone
 
WHAT HAPPENED TO PREY 2?! LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!  
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News Comments > Disney Interactive Cuts 700
2. Re: Disney Interactive Cuts 700 Mar 6, 2014, 18:13 Wildone
 
Wankers. Im betting no management was let go..  
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News Comments > Eidos Montreal Layoffs
2. Re: Eidos Montreal Layoffs Mar 4, 2014, 17:50 Wildone
 
I been at companies for 5-7 years but yea..all things must end eventually  
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News Comments > DICE Addressing BF "Netcode"
2. Re: DICE Addressing BF Mar 3, 2014, 18:03 Wildone
 
Sounds like this will be worth buying in a year or two. Will check in then  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Hangar Adds Oculus Rift Support
4. Re: Star Citizen Hangar Adds Oculus Rift Support Feb 28, 2014, 09:48 Wildone
 
Im guessing he hasn't either. Once you try it even in its low res form you wont wanna go back..


quote="SpectralMeat"Feb 28, 2014, 09:43]
InBlack wrote on Feb 28, 2014, 09:40:
Optional Nickname! wrote on Feb 28, 2014, 09:22:
FTA: KNOWN ISSUE You may be able to get a better picture by setting the resolution to the native Oculus Rift resolution (1280800)


Virtual reality, in its current, past and near future forms, is laughable and a distraction.

Have you tried the Rift?
Obviously not
 
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News Comments > X Rebirth Patch & Future Plans
4. Re: X Rebirth Patch & Future Plans Feb 26, 2014, 09:54 Wildone
 
BWHAHAHAHAHAHAAHA are you kidding?!!! Maybe in a year or two. I cant wait till this game is finished its gonna be so awesome!


InBlack wrote on Feb 26, 2014, 09:35:
Any news of a freelook mode (ability?) inside of the cockpit?
 
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News Comments > Vector Thrust Announced
1. Re: Vector Thrust Announced Feb 24, 2014, 12:48 Wildone
 
Cell shaded-excuse for absolutely shitty graphics worse than those from the year 1996.  
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News Comments > Thief Trailer
11. Re: Thief Trailer Feb 11, 2014, 13:48 Wildone
 
oh snap I thought it was gonna be gameplay not an AfterEffects slide show lol  
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News Comments > Watch Dogs in Q2
4. Re: Watch Dogs in Q2 Feb 10, 2014, 14:44 Wildone
 
Cant wait to read the consolisation rage the day after lol  
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
7. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Feb 8, 2014, 11:57 Wildone
 
Poppycock. Its BAD MOVIES that are the problem, reboot reboot reboot. Im done with reboots whether its 3d or not. This is just lame excuse making.  
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