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Offline Firesteel

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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
We've had movement inside ships for a while (if someone can give me an example from before Mass Effect that would be great since I'm lazy)

I hope you are not implying Mass Effect had seamless movement inside ships like SC. In the words of Dr. Smart: its just a level. Similar thing applies to Parkan.

The closest example to SC walking in ships I can think of is Star Wars Galaxies.

Mass Effect 1 technically had seamless movement throughout the Normandy since that elevator was still in game. Hell the entire citadel didn't have loading screens if you didn't fast travel and that was a game built for the 360.
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Lovers in a dangerous spacetime covers that aspect of SC completely.
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Games with seamless ship interior/exterior transits?

Rodina



My favourite bit is when the door didn't kill the player.


Also (granted it was slightly different)  Mace Griffin.
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
I had never seen that game before now. Downloaded the demo, bought it immediately after and have not regretted it. It's like No Man's Sky with focus and purpose and it's barrels of fun.

CR and CIG should play Rodina to see what a small, focused game can accomplish.

The narrator in the video sounds a lot like CRoberts, it's unnerving.  D:

 

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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Games with seamless ship interior/exterior transits?

Rodina

Doesn't count because it doesn't use 20k polygons on the pilot's seat.

Nice try Derek.

 

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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Gah, it's too heavy for my laptop, I'll have to wait until my turn ends before trying it. :(
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Another game announced which will deliver features promised by Croberts earlier than he will:

 

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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Another game announced which will deliver features promised by Croberts earlier than he will:

Just hoping the UI will work out.  I tried pretty hard to get into X3...  I don't know if I really want to try again. 

Also, glad I never bought in to SC.  Had a bad feeling about it. 

 

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Just hoping the UI will work out.  I tried pretty hard to get into X3...  I don't know if I really want to try again.
Which X3? I mean, Terran Conflict's UI still wasn't good, but it was at least usable, which is more than one could say for Reunion.

On the plus side, it looks like they're focusing on improving macromanagement of large empires, which is something the series has needed for a long time; on the other hand, after the travesty that was Rebirth, I'll be eyeing this with more than a little skepticism until it's actually out and we can see how well it lives up to Egosoft's claims.
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Another game announced which will deliver features promised by Croberts earlier than he will:

Couldn't watch it all due to time constraints but the bit at 0:36 where a small ship launches vertically caught my eye as something neat.


 
Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Another game announced which will deliver features promised by Croberts earlier than he will:

Just hoping the UI will work out.  I tried pretty hard to get into X3...  I don't know if I really want to try again. 

Also, glad I never bought in to SC.  Had a bad feeling about it.

Egosoft and UI Design always has been a difficult relationship. I still remember my confusion and bewilderment after I had started my first X2 game and had realized the UI was keyboard only, no mouse support.  :D

Though what Egosoft most of the time gets right is the economy and the supporting gameplay systems which manages to tickle that capitalist inside me. Just one more cargo run so that I have enough money to buy the silicon mine, so that I can earn more money faster in order to buy more factories/fancy capital ships etc....

  

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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Games with seamless ship interior/exterior transits?

Rodina


I tried it a bit, and it's rather interesting but not my cup of tea.
Controlling the ship with a mouse was rather awful, I kept spinning around and missing my target, most of my landings were rather... interesting. I was content just to land with the roof facing the sky, more or less.
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Refund get!

It was surprisingly simple, too. I didn't have to do any arguing or threatening at all! I just followed the first part of that handy guide posted earlier, and the specialist was actually super helpful.

 

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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Yeah, it took way less time for me to get my refund back than I expected, too. I think I chronicled my journey on Reddit.
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Good job commando
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
Still about 100 million in refunds needed though.
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
I really should do the refund dance too
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
I think CIG realized that being a huge pain in the ass when it came to refunds was hurting them more than the refunds themselves. I had myself braced for a fight but all they did was ask "are you really sure? You're account will be deactivated." and I said sign me the **** up and got my money back.

It's telling that they are happy to get rid of the disillusioned people so easily now.
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
I'm not sure if you people realize just how good starcitizen is though.
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Re: Wing Commander 6: The Undiscovered Release Date (Star Citizen Thread)
It's so good it can't be made.
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