My chariot awaits (Star Citizen)

My computer is in no shape to handle the game yet, but I finally managed to actually load up Star Citizen to have a brief look at my Freelancer ship in my Business Hangar. It runs at a whopping 6 FPS, but I have plenty of time before the final release happens in 2015.

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If you’re curious about what it looks like in more detail, here’s a good video tour.

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I’m officially a citizen

 

My Star Citizen card finally came in the mail. 😀 I had almost completely forgotten about it. This envelope from China shows up. I was looking at it very puzzled, then I flipped it over and it said Card on the customs declaration. “Oh, that thing!” It was a good reminder that I need to start paying attention to what’s going on over there. It sounds like they’ll be releasing a hangar module in the near future. I’m very anxious to see how my Freelancer turns out. 🙂

 

Star Citizen card

My new favorite crowdfunding project

The previous favorite was the Tesla museum being built on Long Island. It’s fairly close to home, so I’ll be looking forward to the opening.

I’ve been dying to get my hands on a decent space sim again. Apparently, so has Chris Roberts. I’ve been disappointed by most offerings, if they even got released. Freelancer was pretty cool, but my love for bigger ships became a problem, especially in the modded versions of the game. Any little asteroid would collide and make any asteroid belt a real test of patience. I’m hoping that isn’t an issue in Star Citizen / Squadron 42. I’ve already pledged enough to reserve a copy of the game, which is not something I’d normally consider. I usually wait a couple weeks or months to see how things go with a new game release. This one seems to be worth it.