Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers

The Roberts Space Industries website announces the Public Test Universe is now available to all backers of Star Citizen, Cloud Imperium's space combat game. Here's word:
Get ready to join the Public Test Universe (PTU.) During the lead up to Arena Commander 1.0, we gave a limited number of backers access to what we call the PTU, a version of the game that offers experimental versions of upcoming patches. Starting today, all Star Citizen backers have access to the PTU and with it access to test a build of Arena Commander 1.0.1.

Please note that the PTU is not for the faint of heart: unlike standard Arena Commander, you’re one of the first people testing a new build which can often be unstable or otherwise non-functional. If you’re serious about helping us test Star Citizen, accessing the PTU and reporting bugs on the forums is one of the biggest services you can provide… but if you’re looking for a clean dogfight, you may want to stick to the standard build. You can report bugs discovered in the PTU here, or provide feedback on the PTU itself here.
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Jan 21, 2015, 15:51
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Jan 21, 2015, 15:51
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 14:33:
Instant Karma wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:31:
Another Star Citizen post for the haters fanboys to gather around.
How can there be so much vitriol support towards a game that someone feels they have to defend it every time there is a post?
What wasted emotion...

And fixed.

LOL. Creative. Thanks.
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Jan 21, 2015, 15:47
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Jan 21, 2015, 15:47
 
Public test "universe", nice.
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Re: Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers Jan 21, 2015, 15:46
Jan 21, 2015, 15:46
 
This game is incredible now.

True 6 degrees of freedom.

With a joystick, it's off the charts IMO.. better than Elite Dangerous (except for sound design). Decoupling into Newtonian physics is really fun, then recouple, afterburner, bam .. black out, and a 2 second 180.

Now we need the game part

I'm hyped, for good reason, this is not vaporware. The engine rocks now, when AC first came out I hated it for the simplistic crap controls. Trust me, it's good now!
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Jan 21, 2015, 15:46
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Jan 21, 2015, 15:46
 nin
 
jdreyer wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 15:24:
NegaDeath wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:37:
Instant Karma wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:31:
Another Star Citizen post for the haters to gather around.
How can there be so much vitriol towards a game that someone feels they have to spew on it every time there is a post?
What wasted emotion...

Let the hate flow through you.

If you strike Chris Roberts down, he will become more powerful richer than you can possibly imagine.

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Re: Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers
Jan 21, 2015, 15:31
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Jan 21, 2015, 15:31
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 11:30:
I thought Arena Commander 1.0 is a public test for backers.
So now you can test the patches for the test?

It's new build and it need to to be mass tested. What's so hard to understand?
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Re: Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers
Jan 21, 2015, 15:24
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Re: Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers Jan 21, 2015, 15:24
Jan 21, 2015, 15:24
 
NegaDeath wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:37:
Instant Karma wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:31:
Another Star Citizen post for the haters to gather around.
How can there be so much vitriol towards a game that someone feels they have to spew on it every time there is a post?
What wasted emotion...

Let the hate flow through you.

If you strike Chris Roberts down, he will become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.
'I am' is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that 'I do' is the longest sentence? - GC
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Re: Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers
Jan 21, 2015, 15:23
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Jan 21, 2015, 15:23
 
Have they mastered the basic flight mechanics yet? Bcus last time I tried it was complete dogshit. Cant even roll the ship it does some weird strafe/yaw movement lollol
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Jan 21, 2015, 15:22
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Jan 21, 2015, 15:22
 
Pr()ZaC wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 12:31:
Sneakycamper wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 12:25:
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Give this man his drugs! STAT!

Prozac maybe?
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Jan 21, 2015, 14:47
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:07:
Vall Forran wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 12:55:
can we (finally) fly around in space? Or is it another version of Arena Commander, but with pvp?
No
Read the yellow text above

Dammit. I installed it and didn't notice anything different about it.
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Re: Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers
Jan 21, 2015, 14:33
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Jan 21, 2015, 14:33
 
Instant Karma wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:31:
Another Star Citizen post for the haters fanboys to gather around.
How can there be so much vitriol support towards a game that someone feels they have to defend it every time there is a post?
What wasted emotion...

And fixed.
"You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life."
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Re: Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers
Jan 21, 2015, 14:19
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Jan 21, 2015, 14:19
 
I thought Arena Commander 1.0 is a public test for backers.
So now you can test the patches for the test?

Yeah, that is my first thought as well.

Saw the title and was like, "Awesome, they've got the larger world up and running and now we can....test the next Arena commander patch!? WTF!?"

This is an agonizingly long wait. They seem to be able to deliver content just in time to keep me interested but I would like them to deliver something that feels complete in arena commander very soon. Even if it's just two or three ships I think that would be better to have the full polished experience on those ships instead of the dozen different things we have now all in various stages of development.

It is what it is. Tim Schafer described game development as tons of little projects all coming together at the end and nothing ever feels done until suddenly it's all done. (or something like that) So this is how it's supposed to look I guess.

I just want to fly my ship around space and not feel like I'm in some battle arena. I want to land on space stations, mine asteroids, load and unload cargo and go launch my Merlin and scout around. That's in the next patch...RIGHT!?
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Jan 21, 2015, 14:07
 
I'm not the ignore type, so that's fine. Just pointing out... not sur how to reply cuz your post history is quite clear... and if you think the way you phrase things with regards to SC isn't talking shit at all, well I doubt I can help (in SC threads, in ED threads etc. you post about SC in almost every ED thread that came up.. You telling me you were saying positive things?)
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Jan 21, 2015, 14:00
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Jan 21, 2015, 14:00
 
{PH}88fingers wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:54:
Yea I know it's pretty funny that guys like spectalmeat come on every single SC post to talk shit about it
I do don't I?
Well I am sorry if commenting on alpha testing patches for an alpha test counts as talking shit about the game to you.
Feel free to ignore my comments if it bothers you that much
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Jan 21, 2015, 13:54
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Jan 21, 2015, 13:54
 
Instant Karma wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:31:
Another Star Citizen post for the haters to gather around.
How can there be so much vitriol towards a game that someone feels they have to spew on it every time there is a post?
What wasted emotion...

Yea I know it's pretty funny that guys like spectralmeat come on every single SC post to talk shit about it and then I remember the one time I sorta copied that attitude with ED(which I regret and apologized) and then Nin comes in and chides me for it.

Nin how bout chiding these guys once in a while too? or it seems you enjoy doing it as well with 1 liners and then calling out others? =\
Or Spectralmeat who said "just ignore the trolls"
So are you calling yourself a troll ? Cuz you do this on every SC post
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Jan 21, 2015, 13:48
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Jan 21, 2015, 13:48
 
NegaDeath wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:37:
Instant Karma wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:31:
Another Star Citizen post for the haters to gather around.
How can there be so much vitriol towards a game that someone feels they have to spew on it every time there is a post?
What wasted emotion...

Let the hate flow through you.

Haters gotta hate - premature ejaculation and all...
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Re: Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers
Jan 21, 2015, 13:37
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Jan 21, 2015, 13:37
 
Instant Karma wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 13:31:
Another Star Citizen post for the haters to gather around.
How can there be so much vitriol towards a game that someone feels they have to spew on it every time there is a post?
What wasted emotion...

Let the hate flow through you.
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Re: Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers
Jan 21, 2015, 13:31
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Jan 21, 2015, 13:31
 
Another Star Citizen post for the haters to gather around.
How can there be so much vitriol towards a game that someone feels they have to spew on it every time there is a post?
What wasted emotion...
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Jan 21, 2015, 13:15
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Jan 21, 2015, 13:15
 
nin wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 11:36:
SpectralMeat wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 11:30:
I thought Arena Commander 1.0 is a public test for backers.
So now you can test the patches for the test?

yo dawg, I heard you like....

...ach, never mind.
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Jan 21, 2015, 13:07
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Jan 21, 2015, 13:07
 
Vall Forran wrote on Jan 21, 2015, 12:55:
can we (finally) fly around in space? Or is it another version of Arena Commander, but with pvp?
No
Read the yellow text above
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Re: Star Citizen Public Test Universe for All Backers
Jan 21, 2015, 12:55
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Jan 21, 2015, 12:55
 
Ooh, this will be interesting. I'll give this a whirl.

I'm not quite sure what this is...can we (finally) fly around in space? Or is it another version of Arena Commander, but with pvp?

Updating it now. 4gb to go...
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