Jan 15

Experimental Squad Tournament

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INN is proud to announce that The Star Citizen Competitive Combat Club will be hosting another squad-based tournament — The Experimental Squad Tournament — starting Saturday, January 21 at 18:00 UTC/ 13:00 EST. Check out the Tournament Bracket. Experimental Squad Tournament This is not the Combat Club’s first tournament. The organizer(s) have learned from past […]

Jan 14

#BarCitizenLA February 2017 event announced

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Mark your calendar and set your hype phasers on stun! The #BarCitizenLA February 2017 event date has been announced. Please join us for beer, pizza, and a great time talking about Star Citizen with fellow members of the Los Angeles community. There’s no better way to share your love and excitement for Star Citizen than […]

Jan 12

Around the Verse Special Edition: Alien Languages

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On this special edition of Around the Verse: Alient Languages, published on January 12, 2017, CIG lead writer Dave Haddock interviews Hollywood xenolinguist, Britton Watkins about his work creating distinct written and spoken languages for the Vanduul and Xi’An, both alien races in the Star Citizen universe. This post is a transcript of Around the […]

Jan 11

Pr0w^ WINS Inaugural SCCL Tournament

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Greetings Star Citizen fans! Last weekend brought many of us an exciting day of Star Marine action as the inaugural SCCL 4v4 tournament unfolded over many hours of action-packed gameplay. Twenty-three teams battled for glory in this well-organized event, but in the end — as it always does — it came down to two teams. […]

Jan 10

Bar Citizen LA – Winter 2017 Planning Survey Results

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Thanks for your response to the Winter 2017 Bar Citizen LA planning survey. I really appreciate your feedback. The survey remains open to individuals who have never filled it out so if you’ve got ideas to share, please don’t hesitate to check it out. You can also contact me if you’d like to talk about […]

Jan 9

INN Video: Port Olisar Fly By

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One more of the little videos I made while checking out Director Mode a couple weeks back. This time I played around with the idea of an unauthorized fly by on Port Olisar with everyone’s favorite drag racer: The Drake Herald. Director Mode turned out to be so much fun I couldn’t help but dust […]

Jan 8

Community Spotlight: Quantum Drive

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This Thursday at 9PM Pacific Quantum Drive kicks off its third season on The Base, Star Citizen’s premier online radio station. I thought I would catch up with the creator and producer, Jimi Croker, to learn a little bit more about the show and what’s in store for his main character Jaxsun, this season. Be […]

Jan 7

SCCL Star Marine Tournament off to a Great Start

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Due to overwhelming interest, SCCL Star Marine 4v4 tournament organizers and competitors made the unanimous decision to start match play early on Friday night. The preliminary matchups were completely voluntary and included spectacular performances by a few early leaders including Paintball Wizards, lead by Jumbify and Angels of the Warp, lead by Nelerath. Paragon Industries […]

Jan 5

Bugsmashers 40: Transcript

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This post is a transcription of Bugsmashers 40, material that is the intellectual property of Cloud Imperium Games (CIG) and it’s subsidiaries. INN is a Star Citizen fansite and is not officially affiliated with CIG but we reprint and transcribe their materials with permission as a service to the community. Enjoy!

Jan 5

INN’s Tournament Sponsor Mustang Delta Giveaway

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EVENT SPONSOR & GIVEAWAY Imperial News Network [INN] is proud to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming SCCL Star Marine tournament which will be January 7th starting at 2PM Eastern. You can watch the event LIVE on Tirent’s Twitch Channel. Read more about the event HERE. To promote SCCL and INN, we will giveaway a […]

Jan 4

SCCL Star Marine Tournament Announced

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With the live release of Star Citizen version 2.6, some joyous fanfare has returned to the ‘Verse. Truth be told, this surge tends to happen after every release, but 2.6 brought some milestone accomplishments that should – I hope – keep the fervor going until version 3.0. One major feature release, Star Marine, is the […]

Jan 3

Organization Spotlight: The Damn Shames

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As part of INN’s ongoing evolution, we’re taking a deeper look at Star Citizen Organizations, one of the most important structures within the community around CIG and the game. For our next Spotlight, I’m very pleased to introduce The Damn Shames! Getting to know The Damn Shames A couple of weeks back I made one […]

Jan 3

Community Spotlight: The Star Citizen Wiki

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As a creator of original content about and set in the Star Citizen Universe, I can tell you there’s nothing more helpful than detailed, accurate, and routinely updated sources of information. Although it’s possible to find everything on the CIG website, somewhere, nobody’s ever accused it of having the best usability. That’s where The Star […]

Jan 3

Loremaker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Special Edition

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Transcripts Jared: Hello everybody and welcome to a special edition of the lower makers guide to the galaxy. Making Lore. I’m your host, community manager Jared Huckaby and with me today are the members of the CIG Lore team out of our Los Angeles office. Immediately to my right is lead writer Mr. Dave Haddock […]

Jan 2

INN’s Banu Merchantman Birthday Giveaway

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On January 15th 2017, INN is celebrating her second birthday and we’re in the mood to party! That means it’s time to giveaway another ship. When we started thinking about our birthday giveaway we decided there will only be one rule: It’s gotta be big. That’s why our first prize is a brand-new, Banu Merchantman […]

Dec 30

INN Video: The Loneliest Pirate

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I had so much fun playing with Director Mode today that I felt inspired to dust off the old editing software. Since I was flying it all day I just had to create a Drake Caterpillar ‘Pirate Edition’ feature. The music is called ‘My My’ by Gerry Leonard. Although not a household name for his […]

Dec 30

Star Citizen v2.6: Director Mode

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This week I’ve had loads of fun playing around with the all new ‘Director Mode’ feature, made available in the release of Star Citizen v2.6. In case you missed it, Director Mode is a new suite of camera controls and other extras. Besides giving the average gamer a new perspective, which I find incredibly useful […]

Dec 27

Star Citizen v2.6: Muh FOV is WTF?!?

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I’ve noticed a lot of conversation about Field of View (FOV) since the v2.6 Public Release dropped, so I spent some time looking into the issue today to see what I can learn. FOV, or the total amount of the observable game world at any given moment, is an incredibly important factor impacting comfort and […]