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#221 SceptreCore

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Posted 27 July 2017 - 02:08 PM

 

Haha... I'm not sure my system could even run it mate. Besides which, I don't want to try incase I get addicted to it.

 

I'm on a 3yo i7 laptop - very much not a gaming rig.  It's still barely usable. ;)  A bit more graphics power than the nVidia GT 745M would be nice.

 

The addiction factor might be a fair cop, though.

 

I'm a big fan of the Chris Roberts games in the past. I still play Freelancer! So I don't want to get involved with this game and become addicted.


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Posted 31 July 2017 - 02:53 PM

This had me foaming at the mouth like a hungry dog looking through a butchers shop window.

https://youtu.be/trZRpmsJY7c

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Posted 31 July 2017 - 08:25 PM

This had me foaming at the mouth like a hungry dog looking through a butchers shop window.

 

Aaany day now...  You know yer gunna.


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Posted 01 August 2017 - 11:54 AM

Wait for the Alpha 3.0 release. Coming soon.

It'll be worth it.

 

Personally I'm waiting for the new delta patcher before I bother trying it again. Not going to waste my time downloading gigs unecessarily.


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#225 Cybes

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 12:02 PM

Personally I'm waiting for the new delta patcher before I bother trying it again. Not going to waste my time downloading gigs unecessarily.

 

Delta patcher due in 3.0, apparently, so that's simplified. ;)

 

It won't help you for 3.0 itself, though - almost everything changed.  The d/l looks to be about 30GB, judging from a couple of pics floating around!   (Ow!  Going to have to buy more data that month, and spend a full day on it.)


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Posted 01 August 2017 - 05:20 PM

This had me foaming at the mouth like a hungry dog looking through a butchers shop window.

 

Aaany day now...  You know yer gunna.

Nope... I'll just watch from afar thanks. :)

 

 

Personally I'm waiting for the new delta patcher before I bother trying it again. Not going to waste my time downloading gigs unecessarily.

 

Delta patcher due in 3.0, apparently, so that's simplified. ;)

 

It won't help you for 3.0 itself, though - almost everything changed.  The d/l looks to be about 30GB, judging from a couple of pics floating around!   (Ow!  Going to have to buy more data that month, and spend a full day on it.)

 

OUCH!!!


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Posted 26 August 2017 - 11:47 PM

A new feature coming for a release "soon" after 3.0: Face Tracking.
 

Gotta love that they've just killed TrackIR as a side-effect of their actual goal.
 
 
 
Speaking of 3.0, there's a live-stream (now not live) of the current 3.0 build (~150m) [fan cut gameplay only version (~60m)] being shown at Gamescon. It does show some pretty awesome stuff: flying and landing on planet an entire FPS map (the interior of a capital ship), hailing passing vessels and having live video conferencing with the captain, the mix'n'match full clothing system... Aaand a few nasty bugs yet to be ironed out (full version only).
 
Honestly, though, I've experienced bugs as bad in Skyrim.  It's just that not having savegames means the SC has to replay entire scenarios, rather than just from your last unaffected point.


Edited by Cybes, 27 August 2017 - 11:01 PM.

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 05:51 PM

I forget that I'm a long time backer for this, since 2012 I've planned on getting VR, this and upgrading my PC to make it all work. Well I've got VR now, next PC and eventually Star Citizen.

 

I don't mind it's taking time to be released, I want something amazing.



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Posted 31 August 2017 - 04:21 AM

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I don't mind it's taking time to be released, I want something amazing.


Same here. You'll be pleased to hear one of the devs was heard talking about VR issues of various things in one of the official releases. So whilst they haven't yet officially announced VR support, it's clearly being worked on.

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Posted 01 September 2017 - 11:03 AM

guess i should jump in and grab Package - Aurora MR Star Citizen + Squadron 42 Combo $66US before the 10% tax comes into affect in a few hours and makes it $72.6

or has it already started making it $66 up from $60? it shouldn't have yet as its not midnight

(This sale will run from today until midnight UTC on September 1st, 2017 when the new Australian tax mandate goes into effect.)


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Posted 01 September 2017 - 01:41 PM

guess i should jump in and grab Package - Aurora MR Star Citizen + Squadron 42 Combo $66US before the 10% tax comes into affect...


Yup - thanks Malcom!

And that's the most you need to spend for both Sq42 and the SC MMO. Everything else you can (ow will be able to) buy in-game with funds you earn in-game. The rest of it is just if you want to help the thing get written, and is basically a big fat gamble with little more payoff even if it wins.

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