theyarecomingforyou wrote on Oct 13, 2016, 15:55:
Dacron wrote on Oct 13, 2016, 11:14:You must be reading different posts because the ones I've read have been perfectly reasonable. The critics here are just trying to get a rise out of people, accusing anyone who has the audacity to like the game of being delusional zealots.
Wow, reading Naswulf losing his shit like a petulant child post after post was a great read this morning.
Based on everything I've seen so far I have confidence that the game will end up being excellent; I also have confidence that there will be numerous more delays.
The tech is coming along nicely, sure. So was No Man's Sky's tech.
The question is, will they have enough funds to finish it? I've been amazed at their ability to pull in cash, but their progress has been slowww, and that money is going to dry up at some point. They've got at least another year of work on the engine, and years of work for the content. Do they have years of funding? Will they continue to get "donations" to the tune of $30M a year? It's got to start to decline at some point.
One thing I will say is that spending all that money on building a community and being in constant communication is a smart move. It really keeps a lot of people from getting fed up at the long timelines.
With great freedom comes great responsibility.