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Star Citizen Adds $400 Ship

Roberts Space Industries website introduces a new spaceship for Star Citizen, Cloud Imperium's upcoming space simulation, though ship may not do justice to the Genesis, which they call a starliner (thanks GameSpot). This carries an eye-opening $400 price tag, but they say: "Potential owners and operators can rest easy: the Starliner is a ship designed to pay for itself!" Here's more on the starliner:
ith proprietary NeoG engines, the starliner allows for fuel-efficient duration travel. A pair of remote-operated turrets allow for a good defense, and multiple decks can support everything from first class lounges to additional cargo capacity. Whether itís the centerpiece of a private spaceline or part of a larger system of passenger transports, the Genesis can be used for a variety of support roles.
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52. Re: Star Citizen Adds $400 Ship Jul 1, 2015, 20:44 CJ_Parker
 
NKD wrote on Jul 1, 2015, 05:19:
InBlack wrote on Jul 1, 2015, 03:22:
Im sorry jdreyer but that's not how it works. Throwing money at the game won't magically make it better, or even guarantee that it will ever be released. Nin (like myself and many others) signed up for something that has turned into something completely different, and more importantly with nothing to show for it. That is why he wants his money back.

Yep... that's why I cashed out. I was looking for a good solid space sandbox type experience with multiplayer. So far there's just a bunch of incomplete sub-projects and there doesn't appear to be an overall vision or a finish line.

A project doesn't work when you don't have a budget. It's hard enough to do project management in software in a conventional setting. When the amount of money you have on hand for the project is increasing in unpredictable spurts? You don't really know what you can afford and what you can't. It leads to overspending and underspending.

And this is coming from Chris Roberts who, as you said, is known for his problems with feature creep.

Instead of getting a polished title that fits within the budget, the game will be a mish-mash of broken shit. There's almost no reason to think it'll turn out any other way. I reserved judgement for a long time, but I've seen enough to know where this is heading now.

Chris Roberts is using a bunch of idiots' money to goof off in a way that actual investors wouldn't allow.

^ this ... and I mean 100% this
 
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