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News Star Citizen's Squadron 42 gets a cash influx

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 21 Dec 2018.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. SuperHans123

    SuperHans123 Well-Known Member

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    MORE SNAKE OIL, ROLL UP AND GET YOUR SNAKE OIL HERE!
     
  3. bawjaws

    bawjaws Well-Known Member

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    I would describe Star Citizen as a "space-themed feature-creep-'em-up" myself :D

    Hasn't Squadron 42 existed as a separate title from Star Citizen for quite a long time now?
     
  4. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    I mean... It still doesn't exist now, outside a couple of teaser videos.
     
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    bawjaws Well-Known Member

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    Haha, yes, "exist" was the wrong word. What I meant was "hasn't it been the intention for SQ42 to be a standalone title for quite some time now?"
     
  6. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Yes, it has. Because Money.
     
  7. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    Squadron 42 was the game originally kickstarted. Star Citizen is pure feature creep from there.
     
  8. Andruid

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    Yes...feature creep for sure. But, what beautiful features they are!
     
  9. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    Utter bollocks. SQ42 was originally a single-player variant of Star Citizxen, that was later broken out into a seperate game. This can be seen not only on the Kickstarter, but on the orignal direct crowdfunding website that pre-dated the kickstarter.
     
  10. LordPyrinc

    LordPyrinc Legomaniac

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    Just how much more money do they need? Once upon a time I was really looking forward to Star Citizen. I was in awe on how much RSI said contributors were paying to back the game... but at the same time, I wasn't about to drop that kind of money into getting the game started. Still no official release after all these years? Meh... will continue to pass on this one.
     
  11. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll... Staff

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    Pretty sure it makes more financial sense never to finish these games? Just leave them in perpetual limbo so that folks can keep paying obscene amounts for reasons unknown.
     
  12. Yaka

    Yaka Well-Known Member

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    totaly agree, scary thing is theres alot of hard up folk throwing money at this game
     
  13. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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  14. SuperHans123

    SuperHans123 Well-Known Member

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    Pyramid Scheme
     
  15. Wakka

    Wakka Yo, eat this, ya?

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    Ponzi scheme.... IN SPAAAAAAAACE.
     
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