Star Citizen - media blowout, Chris Robert's new game

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  1. Ritorix

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    Aegis day was a good day. Seeing that Idris in person is something else. It was also my first time checking out the reclaimer, holy shit that is impressive and absurdly large. I got lost inside.

    Aegis day was also gank day. Between the eclipse and tali it was a whole bunch of free size 9 torpedoes flying around. Olisar and Grimhex had lots of pvp just outside the safe zones. One guy in chat said "What happened to my ship, it just exploded for no reason?". Meanwhile I just see 'crimestat increased', lol. The eclipse in particular feels like the ultimate ganker ship, designed only to ruin other expensive toys and with no other redeeming values. It's great.

    I also played around with the gladius and warden. Haven't used either in a while and both were feeling good. The warden feels more useful with more space to explore. In the gladius I got in a knife fight with a sabre, the gladius was able to circle strafe ever so slightly tighter and keep shooting as we circled each other. He tried to shoot back and couldn't tighten the circle enough. But I had a hard time getting through the triple sabre shields, my triple panthers overheating and running out of power from all my maneuvers. Midway through the fight an eclipse shows up in the middle of us out of nowhere, no radar warning, we both assume it was here to help the other guy and we both stopped to blow it up. No one wants to get hit by one of those damn torps. After a long back-and-forth we both limped away in different directions, my cockpit on fire.

    Fighter balance is pretty interesting now. Check out the weapon mount sizes:

    Avenger: 1x s4, 2x s3
    325A: 1x s4, 2x s3
    Arrow: 3x s3
    Gladius: 3x s3
    Sabre: 4x s3
    Hornet: 3x s3 (without top mount, +1x s4 with it, same for super hornet)
    Bucc: 1x s4, 2x s3, 2x s1

    Notice not a whole lot of size 1 or 2 in there anymore. A lot more unified pips and firepower all around. As armor, fuel instakes and the new flight model come in it will be interesting to see where things settle out.
     
  2. Ripskin

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    I like the new 300 look, a little curvaceous like the Avenger. I just hope they dont ruin the view like the 85x :|
     
  3. Airbrushkid

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    I tried to find the link to download to try free week. But could not. Plus they seem to want you to buy a package. An someone help. I like to try.
     
  4. DWolvin

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    I'm not home (and can't get to the site from here), but go to RobertsSpaceIndustries and make an account. You should see the client download under your profile after making it... (someone correct me if I'm wrong)
     
  5. gerardfraser

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    Need to make account and just download ,game runs like crap still but better than it used to.GTX 1080Ti 20FPS and Up depends where you are in game.Drops to 0FPS in transition areas like elevators or walking out of building.The game looks great though but not desirable for me.
    https://robertsspaceindustries.com/download
     
  6. DWolvin

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    I'm 21x9 screen and a 1080Ti also, playable with graphics turned to high, other than motion blur off (cause I hate it). It's playable but not 100hz. Very much more like a sim than an FPS, but not all the way to Arma.
     
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    Frames are highly variable depending on where you are. I get anywhere from the 30's to over 110 with 21x9 1440p and a 1080Ti, usually around 60 outisde of the big landing zones. Also note vsync seems to cap you to 60 even if you have a 120Hz monitor. Had to tweak the program specific settings to get gsync working, was seeing tearing for a while.
     
  8. DWolvin

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    Good to know- I'm at the same res and have not played with GSync at all yet.
     
  9. Airbrushkid

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    Thank you. But it is a waste of time. I try to enlist and it just sits there doing nothing.
     
  10. dR.Jester

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    Has anyone encountered trading issues? A friend said he was doing some trading between Olisar and a rest stop, made a good chunk of aUEC. Logged in later on and now he's at a massive account balance negative.
     
  11. Lorien

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    Known bug, what was happening is that buying commodities was not deducting their cost from your balance and thus you could buy more than you could actually afford (and the fact that most people blindly move the purchase slider all the way to the right without checking if the transaction is correct). Once you left the server the balance of what you bought/sold was properly reconciled and you ended up in the negatives. The workaround is to complete any mission and it will restore your balance to that payout no matter how much in the negatives you are.
     
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  12. Lorien

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    Anyone thinking of getting a Carrack/Reclaimer/BanuMM? I can get 'em for you well below today's price with LTI and cheaper than their original concept prices.

    BanuMM $225 (was $250 concept price and today it's $350)
    Reclaimer/Carrack $275 (was $350 concept price and today $400)

    I can do this (edit)10 times using some old $0 CCUs, PM me for details.
     
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  13. DWolvin

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    Bah~ Don't tempt me with that #@(&

    I want a Reclaimer and MM bad, but don't want to spend any further funds right now (job change coming up in a month or so)
     
  14. Lorien

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    The Carrack/Reclaimer $75 below concept price and with LTI is unheard of.
    I was looking to get a Carrack myself and spent a while trying to figure out a way to pay the least possible taking advantage of warbonds and $0 CCUs. Thought I'd pass it along to anyone else interested.
     
  15. RanceJustice

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    Does anyone know if all of the ships currently available across all manufacturers will continue to be so through Dec 4th? It would seem that during the Anniversary - under which the discount Packages noted on Dec 1 - 4 still fall according to the event page - they would still be present. Or will they vanish tomorrow and leave only Dec 1-4 pledges?
     
  16. Lorien

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    Yes, all ships should be available thru the 4th. It wouldn't make sense to have the ships made available today Friday end sooner than the others. Plus concierge customer support said so lol.
     
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    I think I got my Carrack for $325 with LTI years ago, was a bit under the normal price. Cant wait to play it. Dunno how I'm gonna staff it (bots I know) lol.
     
  18. Wildace

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    I was thinking about upgrading an omega mustang into an Arrow, not sure i would ever race with the Omega, its pretty much just a trophy piece.

    Also thinking about turning my Sabre into a Hurricane

    So i would have Arrow, Super Hornet + F7A Kit, and Hurricane.

    Light, Medium, Heavy fighter options.

    Thoughts?
     
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  19. Lorien

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    The Hurricane pretty much demands that a gunner be in the turret or you are effectively giving up 2/3 of the dps it can put out. And they don't have plans to allow the turret to be slaved to the pilot. Incorrect, they DO plan to let you slave turrets at the expense of a computer blade slot.

    So, you'll have to make sure you either have someone playing with you/an NPC or install a blade to slave the turret to the pilot seat.
     
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  20. Wildace

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    i went with the arrow for now, but im close to saying yes to hurricane :nailbiting:

    I feel like the Arrow is what i was wanting the M50 to sort of be originally, but with the addition of a turret on top lol..

    A-wing with a turret.

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  21. Lorien

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    Yeah Arrow is pretty sweet. The first thing I did was a full run thru Vanduul Swarm and it handled it pretty well. Also whenever you fly it make sure you deploy and retract the landing gear 1 extra time after taking off as there is a bug that makes it handle more sluggish if you don't.
     
  22. Lorien

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    Jump Point issue 06.11

    old.reddit.com/r/RSIsubscriber/comments/a1z7sr/november_2018_jump_point/
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  23. Ritorix

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    I picked up a valk -> carrack CCU in case I want to upgrade later. And an arrow. And upgraded my bucc to a vulture (which loans a bucc and a prospector, plus salvage is on the schedule).

    Yeah it was a good sale for CIG. Making everything flyable during the sale was smart.
     
  24. DWolvin

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    I'd say keep the Omega, it's a limited edition and there are not going to be more. Sell it to someone now or in game and you should be able to get more for it. Also, fly it a bit- the cockpit view is pretty amazing.
     
  25. Wildace

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    its too late, its already an arrow. and it was not giftable. I just know ill enjoy flying the Arrow more than letting the Omega sit in the hanger.
     
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  26. Lorien

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    Yeah as unique the Omega is the Arrow is so much better at its intended role. If I wasn't holding on to several ships to stock the org hangar I would've swapped my 325a for one. I just ended up getting a separate one straight up lol.
     
  27. Wildace

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    I have to say tho, the redesigned Mustang looks so much better
     
  28. DWolvin

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    Fair enough- I didn't try an arrow yet. I truly understand the feel of use is as important as paper functionality.
     
  29. Skott

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    Its been a year since I bought anything so yesterday I bought two Arrows. One to keep and one for any future upgrade.
     
  30. Lorien

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    For archival purposes, here are most of the exhibits from last week's expo.


    Anvil Aerospace


    I skipped recording the RSI exhibit since there wasn't much new from them.

    For the Origin exhibit I just focused on the new 300 series


    Aegis Dynamics had 3 exhibition halls.

    Hall A + Reclaimer walkthrough


    Hall B


    Idris


    Drake Interplanetary


    Alien manufacturers Esperia (Vanduul repros/retrofit) and Aopoa (Xi'an), no Banu as there are no flyable ships from them yet


    MISC (Musashi Industrial and Starflight Concern)


    And finally the new manufacturers Consolidated Outland(mustang), Kruger (Merlin/Archimedes snub fighters), Argo and Tumbril (Cyclone)
     
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  31. Lorien

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  33. Lorien

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    Today's math lesson 3.3 + 0.1

    ;) :cool:
     
  34. DWolvin

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    I'll bite, what's that now?
     
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    It's probably not a mathmetical question but a versioning question. I'd say it probably means that the next version coming is not a small increment patch to 3.4 (as in 3.3 + 0.1 implied) but maybe a major version jump, so probably 4.0
     
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  36. Lorien

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    Now that it's public info

    3.4.png
     
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    Hope they work on some optimizations insomuch as it pertains to stability. I was just starting to get the studdering cleared up in 3.3.6 and 7 made it worse. As fun as swapping my space suit out is every few minutes lol I think I'll have to sit out again for a little while.

    Only flew out to Hurston twice, was neat but performance with everyone there and all the activity no bueno so I went back to empty Crusader lol.
     
  38. dR.Jester

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    Been having fun at the drug lab. There was actually a guild there on a server tonight running security for folks looking to make some money.
     

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    Youtuber Law concludes that Crytek for intents just lost their lawsuit:

     
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  40. Lorien

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    As if there was any doubt.

    Crytek is a sinking ship and they tried to sleaze their way into a settlement with misinterpretations and spin. The judge tore into their arguments when he granted CIG's motion to dismiss. He also gave them until the 27th to present other arguments that make more sense, that smells like the judge is setting them up to teach them a lesson in wasting the court's time. I hope he makes them pay CIG's court costs even tho they aren't paying anything since one of the company founders is their lawyer.
     
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