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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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78. Re: Star Citizen Adds $400 Ship Jul 5, 2015, 18:05 Kosumo
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 5, 2015, 12:12:
Kosumo wrote on Jul 2, 2015, 16:56:
At no stage would have spending $1500 on this game been a good idea, even if it was finished and lived up to the dream.


And yet people routinely spend $1500 or more to upgrade their PCs, often to play just a single game better. And people spend a lot more than that on a lot of other hobbies that deliver many fewer hours of enjoyment.

Yes, people do spend that on upgrading/building a PC - that what it cost for PC parts and the like ($600 <-> $2000).

Spending $1500 on golf clubs is about what they may cost (anit bought any in ~20 years)

PC computer games cost between free (free to play) up to about $100 for special collector editions. PC games do not cost around $1500 ever. So what I am saying is that people who buy golf clubs for $22500 or upgrade their PC for $9000 to $30000 dollars may want to think twice before they do that.

If new AAA PC games are $60 then people are paying 25 times that for a game that is far away form even being finished, let alone good.

Do you understand that? (I'm talking apples to apples not apples to restaurant meal.)

I get what you are saying in that it's all relitave but I think people should keep in mind we are talking about people paying 25 times the price of an item. It's crazy shit.

This comment was edited on Jul 5, 2015, 18:10.
 
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