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Signed On Oct 9, 2004, 08:44
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News Comments > Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale
55. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 22:02 jdreyer
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 20:27:
Exactly, SQ42 isn't even listed in their worked on projects, and this could mean a variety things, but one of them being that it's not being worked on currently by any internal RSI studio doesn't exactly inspire confidence....

Actually SQ42 is the one thing I have confidence in:

1. It's a traditional design, no pie-in-the-sky technology required to bring it to life.

2. It's run by Erin Roberts who has a proven track record of shipping games on time and budget.

3. It's got a defined scope.
 
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54. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 21:55 jdreyer
 
Armengar wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 12:57:
Ship the game.

They have shipped the game. In fact, there are so many ships planned for the game that they've probably overshipped the game.

 
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53. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 21:53 jdreyer
 
El Pit wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 16:10:
Tumbler wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 15:46:
These internal projections only go as far as Dec 8th!?

Either they expect to run out of money on Dec 8th, or this is the release date. Wow - so close! ALMOST DONE!!!

Dec 8th of which year exactly?
 
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51. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 21:50 jdreyer
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 15:38:
Well, these ships certainly look gorgeous, but what the hell is wrong with humanity, buying virtual ships for $2700 in a game that doesn't even exist yet? Arrgh!

It is a first world problem, to be sure.
 
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50. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 21:43 jdreyer
 
{PH}88fingers wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 13:54:
They pulled in abt USD 1,9 mil in April
1,3 mil in May
2,2 mil in June
900k in July
4,5 mil in August
2,5 mil in September
5,2 mil in October

and are now up to USD 132 million


Jesus, that's ludicrous. Is it me, or is it accelerating? Still, I guess it means they're in business for a couple of more years.

I would think that we Bluesers are the target audience for this game: middle aged with disposable income, own a high end system, remember Wing Commander fondly. Yet the majority is skeptical and even those that do support it aren't in for much beyond base.

Has anyone here on Blues bought anything from RSI in the past six months?
 
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18. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 13:46 jdreyer
 
El Pit wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 12:29:
Peeeling wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 12:18:
Translation: "We don't have enough money left to finish what we promised a hundred million dollars ago".

Also:

Chris Roberts wrote on Nov 18, 2016, 12:00:
Not just in the salaries of the hundreds of people pouring their hearts into the project, but in the unpredictability of the groundbreaking technology that we need to develop to achieve a game of this scale and detail.

Translation: All the timelines we will give to you mean NOTHING because of the unpredictability [of the chairman] and scale and detail [that the chairman asked and is still asking for].

Project implosion within the next 12 months, I am afraid... Unless the believers buy SHIPS! AND MORE SHIPS! AND FLEETS!!!

As far as trusting RSI timelines they deserve no belief.

Does anyone know if funding is still coming in at the same levels as a year ago? That will determine if they'll still be in business in 2018 or not.
 
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17. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 13:33 jdreyer
 
Phasenoise wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 12:18:
Every time I see star marine, I channel Jensen with "I never asked for this..."

Yeah well, you got the bonus plan baby!

 
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16. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 13:30 jdreyer
 
The Half Elf wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 12:12:
You want new contributors Chris Roberts? THEN SHIP THE FUCKING GAME YOU PROMISED TO HAVE SHIPPED BY NOW!
"New money will go towards concept and top tier ships"

WTF DUDE WHERE IS THE FUCKING MONEY THAT WAS ALREADY GIVEN TO YOU?!?

Also want to know the specs of the systems, cause we went through this shit with Alan Wake and the mega computer from the future they used for the tech demo's and come to find out it was pretty much gutted to work on a 360.
Fuck it.


DEREK SMART
DEREK SMART
DEREK SMART
Did you draw a pentagram and spread fresh chicken entrails about?

 
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15. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 13:26 jdreyer
 
Creston wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 11:51:
I will say this: It is unbelievably pretty. Is this all in-engine? If so, that's just ... Drool

Really cool music too in the second video.
Well that money had to go somewhere. At least it's on the screen. I just wish they had better balance between engine creation and content creation. As many are fond of pointing out, an engine without content is just a tech demo.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
11. Re: Into the Black Nov 18, 2016, 17:00 jdreyer
 
I think the biggest takeaway from that movie is that A-list B-movie actors like Cruise, Cage, Reeves, and Pitt kind of suck at accents while more versatile actors like Ledger, Hoffman, and Elba tend to have both the ability and motivation to hit them spot on. I miss both Ledger and Hoffman, they left us way too soon.  
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News Comments > Genital Jousting Early Access
19. Re: Genital Jousting Early Access Nov 18, 2016, 14:10 jdreyer
 
Porn-O-Matic wrote on Nov 18, 2016, 13:19:
Oh look. Another point in favor of total nuclear genocide...

Given you username, I would have thought you'd be more up for it and firmly supportive.

 
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9. Re: Into the Black Nov 18, 2016, 13:49 jdreyer
 
I thought Gillian Anderson did pretty well with her British accent, although I wonder what an actual British person thought.  
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8. Re: Into the Black Nov 18, 2016, 13:41 jdreyer
 
nin wrote on Nov 18, 2016, 08:59:
Ecthelion wrote on Nov 18, 2016, 08:45:
He IS a great actor, but I bet he can't say "anything" in an American accent.

I've not rewatched it lately, but I thought he was great in The Wire. Don't recall it being a problem there.


Oh, he was great in The Wire. He was amazing, and he's one of my favs. I'll watch anything he's in. There's just something a tiny bit off about his accent in The Wire. First couple seasons I couldn't put my finger on it, but I noticed it. Then when I found out he was British, it all fell into place.

McNulty, on the other hand. Sheeeeeeeeit. I had no clue that dude was British.

Man, just watching a few of those clips reminded me how fucking awesome that show was.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 18, 2016, 13:13 jdreyer
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 18, 2016, 12:59:
jdreyer wrote on Nov 18, 2016, 12:46:
I try to do the same for centipedes, but I have to weigh it against the size and the chance of it escaping to some unreachable place. When they're six inches or longer they're damn fast and smart, and they can be under the stove or fridge in an instant only to bite you when you step on them in the middle of the night to take a piss. Then it's a trip to the hospital.

Yeah, fuck those things. They're on a permanent kill-on-sight order around these here parts. I only see them very rarely but there's nothing like lying in bed when you're about to fall asleep and see one on the ceiling above you. Those are firmly in the category of 'If you want to live, stay outside of these premises'. Plus they eat spiders. Though one time I saw one get caught in a spider web in a corner of my basement and the spider looked pretty happy about that as he rubbed his little forelegs gleefully before wrapping that sucker up and mowing down. So, one more reason spiders are in my good books.

A centipede got in my friend's bed and bit him right on the dick in the middle of the night. Needless to say, that's a death sentence. His wife told me the story, and I didn't want to invade their privacy to ask about performance post-bite.

I haven't had any get in since I moved a few years ago, but they used to sneak in regularly. Outside I have seen them eating roaches, so if they're small I'll definitely try and catch them, but the big ones are just too fast, clever, and cautious. And round these parts they can get 12 inches long.
 
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15. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 18, 2016, 13:07 jdreyer
 
Man's body 'dissolved' by Yellowstone hot spring after seeking place to swim.

Hard to believe an entire human body could dissolve in a pool of water in 24 hours. Crazy.

Also, too: Darwin award winner.
 
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10. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 18, 2016, 12:46 jdreyer
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 18, 2016, 11:51:
I'm in the pro-spider camp. I'll leave them around the house so long as they're out of the way. If not I'll put them outside. They do an immeasurable service for mankind. Nor would we have Spider-Man without them.

Ditto. Catch and release (outside).

I try to do the same for centipedes, but I have to weigh it against the size and the chance of it escaping to some unreachable place. When they're six inches or longer they're damn fast and smart, and they can be under the stove or fridge in an instant only to bite you when you step on them in the middle of the night to take a piss. Then it's a trip to the hospital.
 
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2. Re: Into the Black Nov 18, 2016, 02:23 jdreyer
 
Granted it was early in his career, but I never felt he really got the American accent down for Stringer Bell, especially compared to Wood Harris's Avon Barksdale.

He's one of the better actors out there for sure though.

There was an article a couple years ago about how all the leading Hollywood men were all British or Australian. They gave reasons which I forget now.
 
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News Comments > Genital Jousting Early Access
10. Re: Genital Jousting Early Access Nov 18, 2016, 02:15 jdreyer
 
One does have to wonder how this made it past Steam's censors.

Also, how soon before someone makes a mod where all the wieners are flesh colored, and all the sticky fluids are white?
 
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9. Re: Genital Jousting Early Access Nov 18, 2016, 02:12 jdreyer
 
Placid wrote on Nov 18, 2016, 00:24:
Instead of lvl's you gain inches?

More likely millimeters, otherwise I'd level cap too quickly at four.

 
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8. Re: Genital Jousting Early Access Nov 18, 2016, 02:10 jdreyer
 
Hey Blue,

I think you have a spelling error in this story.
The game's name is actually "Gentle Jousting."
 
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