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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1125 on: May 29, 2020, 07:56:35 AM »
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IT. IS. NOT. DONE.

Clearly not.

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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1126 on: May 30, 2020, 12:54:38 AM »
Yeah no real gamer wants it to fail. Insinuating that is irresponsible and just glosses over the main issue and cause of angst. That being it evolved into an outright scam and Chris Roberts is incompetent, a liar and a fraud. That's it. All of it.

https://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2020/05/star-citizen-mmo-chris-roberts-space-industries.html

I think the article mostly ignores why we've got the arguments...

It's not that people started out saying "Oh look XXX millions, that's a scam" - it's more about people sitting in the forum of any other Space Sim game and having to listen to people fantasizing about what SC is going ot be and how Space Sim ??? was just bullshit which lead to arguments. And especially because we all know that SC is currently just bullshit - they do, we do - we always end up discussing its future (or lack thereof).

Now the cherry on top is that it's a kickstarter game which began selling DLCs in swathes with every thinkable marketing weapon in the arsenal.

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Star Citizen isn't a game. It's a TV show about a bunch of characters making a game. It's basically "This is Spinal Tap" - except people think the band is real.

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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1128 on: June 01, 2020, 10:53:48 PM »
Yeah no real gamer wants it to fail. Insinuating that is irresponsible and just glosses over the main issue and cause of angst. That being it evolved into an outright scam and Chris Roberts is incompetent, a liar and a fraud. That's it. All of it.

https://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2020/05/star-citizen-mmo-chris-roberts-space-industries.html
I was also thinking recently along the lines that it evolved into nothing more than a scam for CRoberts & Friends to line their pocketbooks with.  CIG has zero incentive to ever let this thing ever to leave "alpha" and every reason to keep it there.  They can keep increasing the scope to infinity all the while the whales blow all their money on something that will never see beta, ever.

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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1129 on: June 02, 2020, 12:32:24 AM »
I was also thinking recently along the lines that it evolved into nothing more than a scam for CRoberts & Friends to line their pocketbooks with.  CIG has zero incentive to ever let this thing ever to leave "alpha" and every reason to keep it there.  They can keep increasing the scope to infinity all the while the whales blow all their money on something that will never see beta, ever.

Really depends on how far they're able to push their tech...
A lot of companies at some time run into the problem that further development isn't such a financially fullfilling outlook. Which leads to cutbacks on spending but also on attempts to make things legally a lot more friendly for them. So they push the idea of how meaningless terms of Alpha/Beta are and how they've always planned to develop the game long after the 'release' version. Something like a year or a half later they'll release some 1.0. version that no longer bears the moniker with Alpha/Beta accompanied by another explanation of how they've basically just released the core version with them planning now on how to best put everything ingame that they weren't able until now.
And after that updates will become less and less frequent until it goes the natural lifetime cycle of any game.
But again that really depends upon the 'core tech' being there and it's just a few missing 'game loops' and 'optimisations' ("Yes only 50 players now, but when we get the optimisations down, we'll see XXXX players ...") - so theoretically achievable goals, which are in pacticallity most likely not achievable.

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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1130 on: June 02, 2020, 12:34:21 PM »
They have to keep selling the dream - not the game. If they stop selling the former, the whole thing dies.
Star Citizen isn't a game. It's a TV show about a bunch of characters making a game. It's basically "This is Spinal Tap" - except people think the band is real.

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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1131 on: June 12, 2020, 07:21:46 AM »
They have to keep selling the dream - not the game. If they stop selling the former, the whole thing dies.


They are sticking with the dream plan - bunch of creature concepts when will backers ever learn.


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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1132 on: June 12, 2020, 07:35:00 AM »

They are sticking with the dream plan - bunch of creature concepts when will backers ever learn.

All thanks to Hair 2.0 of course !

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« Reply #1133 on: June 13, 2020, 03:13:38 AM »

They are sticking with the dream plan - bunch of creature concepts when will backers ever learn.



Trying to preempt Elite:Dangerous-Odyssey again, anticipating a possible ED's humans vs. thargoids fpv & fps. Yet another insectoid or arthropodic creature concept jpg. They always seem to do this with ED pretending to keep "pace" and competitive with it. Pathetically creatively bankrupt (because there is no game), but unfortunately, maybe effective somewhat in their deceptive marketing ways in drumming up current sunk sillizens or new uninformed dupes sales to SC.

https://www.reddit.com/r/starcitizen_refunds/comments/h7qdjp/alien_week_is_here/


edit: they are more .jpegs for sale after all!  :emot-laugh:

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Then yesterday came alien week, was hyped thought maybe ill get some aliens ships to try out right? Wrong again, its a pixel sale with 300$ dollar prices? like what the [email protected]#*?! that was the final nail in the coffin, I'm refunding after 13 days.

Kudos to people who put up with this game for years - I honestly don't know how you do it.

https://www.reddit.com/r/starcitizen_refunds/comments/h84dno/another_one_bites_the_dust/

« Last Edit: June 13, 2020, 02:51:21 PM by krylite »

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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1134 on: June 13, 2020, 07:46:47 AM »

Trying to preempt Elite:Dangerous-Odyssey again, anticipating a possible ED's humans vs. thargoids fpv & fps. Yet another insectoid or arthropodic creature concept jpg. They always seem to do this with ED pretending to keep "pace" and competitive with it. Pathetically creatively bankrupt (because there is no game), but unfortunately, maybe effective somewhat in their deceptive marketing ways in drumming up current sunk sillizens or new uninformed dupes sales to SC.


https://www.reddit.com/r/starcitizen_refunds/comments/h7qdjp/alien_week_is_here/


I suspect these are all just going to be sandworms, since they have so many issues with elevator panels.

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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1135 on: June 16, 2020, 03:40:48 PM »
Star Citizen isn't a game. It's a TV show about a bunch of characters making a game. It's basically "This is Spinal Tap" - except people think the band is real.

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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1136 on: June 16, 2020, 04:30:24 PM »
I wonder. When the U.S dollar crashes and the U.S starts seeing hyperinflation, how much more will this shitshow rake in when prices for .Jpegs skyrocket?

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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1137 on: June 17, 2020, 10:47:04 AM »
I don't believe that it will have any adverse effect.
Star Citizen isn't a game. It's a TV show about a bunch of characters making a game. It's basically "This is Spinal Tap" - except people think the band is real.

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Re: Star Citizen Media Musings
« Reply #1139 on: June 19, 2020, 10:41:50 PM »
Even Obsidian Ant couldn't help but troll (somewhat uncustomary for him) SQ42 & SC in this video about SW:Squadrons, lol.



 

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