Mar 27

Around the Verse: What is Mega Map?

Published on Mar 23, 2017, this edition of Around the Verse: What is a Mega Map, Sandi Gardiner and Forrest Stephan share how mega-map improves playability in Star Citizen, while Eric Kieron Davis stops by with the Los Angeles studio update. Transcript: Around the Verse – What is Mega Map? Introduction Sandi Gardiner (VP of […]

Mar 21

Loremakers Guide to the Galaxy: Elysium

Loremaker's Guide to the Galaxy

Originally published on April 26, 2016 as a segment of Around the Verse #2.25: In our third episode, Writer William Weisbaum from the CIG Lore Team explores the Elysium System. LOREMAKERS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY: ELYSIUM Hello and welcome to another edition of Loremaker’s Guide to the Galaxy.  I’m your host for today, Will Weissbaum, Senior Writer, […]

Mar 20

INNSide the ‘Verse: A Promising Young Marine’s Life Cut Short

INNside the 'Verse

Obituary: CPL Charles Swann Marine CPL Charles Swann, of 1st Battalion, 1st Platoon, in the Lorell Navy, passed away on Sunday, Marth 19th, 2947. CPL Swann, better known as ‘Charley’ to his friends in the service, was killed in action while covering his fellow Marines. The Republic of Lorell has no comments regarding the nature of […]

Mar 20

Star Citizen: Around the Verse – Level Design

In this episode of Around the Verse, published on March 16th, 2017, Lead Technical Designer Kirk Tome joins Sandi Gardiner for a detailed look on level design. Studio Director & Global Head of Production Erin Roberts reports on the UK’s progress in this week’s studio update. And stay tuned at the end for a very […]

Mar 20

Streamer Spotlight: Tirent_Longstar

Streamer Spotlight Tirent_Longstar

INN’s much-anticipated streamer spotlight series continues with Tirent_Longstar (Tirent). This in-depth spotlight article series seeks to (re)introduce unknown, not so well know, and very well known streamers – people passionate about sharing Star Citizen and other games while building better communities – to our audience. Enjoy! For this spotlight, I had a chance to speak with Tirent_Longstar who has […]

Mar 16

Origins: Part 1

Origins: Wolf Larsen

Origins: Part 1 – Humble Beginnings Santa Monica Pier, June 2910 “Look, mommy, there’s a spaceship in the sky.” The little boy pointed towards a sleek passenger transport climbing steeply out over the Pacific Ocean. The sky to the west was awash in gradient hues of pink, purple, and orange, as the sun slowly slipped […]

Mar 14

Around the Verse – Weapons: The Game’s Arsenal

On this episode of Around the Verse, Chris Roberts and Sandi Gardiner learn how art and tech intersect to create the various weapons in Star Marine. Also, the Austin studio details their progress in this week’s studio update. Introduction Chris Roberts (CEO, Game Director) Sandi Gardiner (VP of Marketing) Tyler Witkin (Community Manager) Tyler Nolin (Community […]

Mar 14

Where We Come From – Part III

Where We Come From

This is the third in a three-part series written by Brackstone, a member of the Star Citizen Organization: Republic of Lorell. Once they are all published, you can read them at Where We Come From. Year: 2947 Natus laughed heartily across the table. “You mean it’s that good?” I sipped my drink calmly. “That’s the […]

Mar 9

Organization Spotlight: LAMP

LAMP

Greeting readers! It’s time for another in depth organization spotlight. For this piece, I illuminate L.A.M.P (Loose Association of Mercenaries & Privateers) for you. LAMP was founded on “LAMP Day,” the 19th of November 2942, and is a worldwide organization. I appreciate eXec‘s time and enlightening effort answering my question making this article possible. LAMP is a […]

Mar 8

Anthem

STAR CITIZEN LORE - REPUBLIC OF LORELL

– April 16, 2615 – Your vows have broken my heart, Oh, why did you so enrapture me? Now I remain in a world apart, But my heart remains in captivity. Jim Collier sang, so well as he could, slumped against the Diamond Lass’s galley stove. He pushed eggs slowly around in the shallow skillet […]

Mar 3

INNside the ‘Verse: Developments in the Republic of Lorell

INNside the 'Verse

In this INNside the ‘Verse extra, we catch up on developments from INNside the Republic of Lorell. INNside the ‘Verse is a periodic reporting of news from inside the Star Citizen Universe. Unlike INN’s traditional coverage of the development of the game and CIG, INNside the ‘Verse is principally focused on the people and events in […]

Mar 3

Where We Come From – Part I

Where we come from

This is the first in a three-part series written by Brackstone, a member of the Star Citizen Organization: Republic of Lorell. Once they are all published, you can read them at Where We Come From. Year: 2612 Theodore Brackstone ripped the dinner jacket from his arms. What was supposed to be a night of celebration […]

Mar 2

Around the Verse: Hurricane & Character Customization

This week on Around the Verse, Chris Roberts and Tony Zurovec reveal how the Star Citizen vehicular modular system was leveraged into a character customization system, we head to Frankfurt for a studio update, and a special installment of Ship Shape dives into the Anvil Hurricane. Introduction Chris Roberts (CEO, Game Director) Tony Zurovec (Persistent […]

Mar 1

Loremaker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Magnus System

Loremaker's Guide to the Galaxy

Originally published on Feb 22, 2017, writer Adam Wieser divulges the complex history of the Magnus system, known as the headquarters to the controversial ship manufacturer, Drake Interplanetary. Despite its ideal location in the large trade lane between Sol and Terra, Magnus thrives as a dangerous frontier system. Hello and welcome to another edition of […]

Mar 1

INNside the ‘Verse: Ships, Goss, and a missing Doctor

INNside the 'Verse

This week on INNside the ‘Verse, we share an exclusive peek at what’s going on at the Concierge Club, highlight a newly discovered faith group on Goss, and file a missing person report from The Republic of Lorell. All this and more is happening INNside the ‘Verse. INNside the ‘Verse is a periodic reporting of […]

Mar 1

Streamer Spotlight: BristolBoy88

Streamer Spotlight Tirent_Longstar

Welcome back to another Streamer Spotlight! This article series seeks to (re)introduce unknown, not so well know, and very well known streamers like BristolBoy88 – people passionate about sharing Star Citizen – to our audience. These articles are not official ‘endorsements,’ but I hope you enjoy learning (more) about the streamers and their streaming efforts. You […]

Feb 28

Star Citizen Around the ‘Verse – Spectrum and LA Studio Update

Originally published on Feb 23, 2017, this episode of Around The Verse was hosted by Chris Roberts and Sandi Gardiner. Star Citizen web partner Turbulent provided a detailed inside look at our new community platform, Spectrum. The show also featured a sneak peek of the Anvil Hurricane concept fighter which was released that week. Introduction […]