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Discussion in 'Games' started by erocker, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. Easy Rhino

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    the devs are going to make a fortune on this. a lot of people are paying twice the price of a polished big studio AAA title. i mean this game isn't even in alpha. i think this ends the debate on the whether video games are overpriced.
     
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    I'd rather overpay for a game like this, to developers like this, than give a cent to a company like EA.

    Btw.. It says exactly how much money they have made... Almost 18 Million.. That is pretty amazing.
     
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    well same with me. my point is that some people say $60 is too much for a game. i say it is all relative. deliver a kick ass game and people will pay twice as much for it. price is relative.

    that is simply amazing.
     
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    Just as a note, veteran backers are the same as new backers + LTI for all packages.

    I kinda wish at this point I hadn't installed the hangar module. What a tease...
     
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    I'll be getting this soon I hope. It looks really good.
     
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    LTI makes all the difference. :) :toast:



    EDIT: just noticed you can purchase UEC on the page now.
    VOYAGER DIRECT commerce platform
     
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    i mean, you guys do know you are spending REAL money to own virtual stuff that hasn't even been coded, right?
     
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    i spent $50
    lol

    I see it as preordering a game.

    just like I preordered BF 1943 for PC and it NEVER CAME OUT!!!! so they gave me a game of my choice free.... 1.5 years after my preorder.


    SC is a game i want to play. a space sim.

    FYI: Some things have been coded already. The Hangar Module proves this. ;)
     
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    I'm gonna pick it up right before official release. I REALLY hope they pull through on delivery as I haven't played a good space sim in almost 20 years. I can see lawsuits at this point if they don't follow through. Someone somewhere that pre-ordered this is a lawyer :laugh:

    Can you fly a ship yet or are you guys just kinda flying around in the engine so far?
     
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    So far you can wander around, climb up very bugged ladders, and wander into your ship. You can sit down at the controls and move the joysticks around and make star wars shooty noises and pretend you're Red 3 standing by.
     
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    I already do that at the Chevy dealership in Corvettes.
     
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    mmmmmm C7 mmmmmm
    :)
     
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    Been looking at this game for some time. I love X3 Albion Prelude and I would like a game like that but with even more stuff to do!
     
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    No, we're all stupid, thank you for pointing that out for us..

    Some things are worth supporting.
    I have wasted tons of dollars on AAA titles, that did not deliver what they promised.
    I have faith in this team and I have money to spend..
    It's my money and what I do with it, is of no concern to you or anyone else..
     
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    I believe you are completely missing the point. We are contributing money towards the development and coding of a game that we want to play.

    I can't get over how massive the Constellation is. Beautiful though!

    [​IMG]
     
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    Does anyone know how a 650 TI 2GB card would handle this game paired with a Q6600 and 8 gigs of 1066 RAM ?
     
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    Not very good, the hangar alone doesn't run very well with my SLi'd 680's @1080. I get at most 40ish FPS.

    I've also heard that the final game will be the new "Can it run Crysis?" for quite some time.
     
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    when is this game scheduled to go alpha?
     
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    The dogfighting module is out in December.
     
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    I want this game to be awesome... but I still can't throw money at it. They have huge ambitions and all I've seen is a pretty static display module.
     
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    yeah, they haven't started any optimizations yet. They're still building assets. :)


    they just started..... and it's a small group.

    I see many people preorder things like BF4 etc without having anything at all to "play" with......
     
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    Lol what? This is what I'm most confused about the horrible fanboyism this game already has..

    It's been in development for 2 years already and all we have to show is a hangar with static ships
    It's being developed by a studio that is large enough to fund and man 2 seperate game studios (possibly 3, theirs speculation they have 2 studios in cali cause the press release isn't very clear on it) in Texas and California. Along with at-least 3 sub-entities.


    Like I said I have high hopes.. but you fools who think this is some super space nerd developer in a basement making this himself need a reality check. This is about as close to a AAA development cycle you can get without being an established name.
     
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    It's all based on a timeline and is being released in an alpha stage in increments. I think most people will hold off buying this game until it actually launches.. Which is totally fine.

    No, this is a super space-nerd god that made some of the best AAA space sims/games ever. Chris Roberts is a very established name.. erm... was until he left the industry to get fat for a while. Through the video's I've been watching it seem though, like he's losing weight. I guess these kind of undertakings takes a toll on space nerds.
     
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    well if the game is going to be the next 'but can it run crysis' then i won't bother playing it because i won't have the expensive hardware. if a space sim like EVE can look very nice and play max settings using a mediocre graphics card then there is no reason why this game can't do the same.
     
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