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 […]

Jan 14

#BarCitizenLA February 2017 event announced

BARCITIZEN LA FEBRUARY 11, 2017 TONY'S BELLA VISTA IN BURBANK CALIFORNIA

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 […]

Dec 24

Star Citizen, Lumberyard, and You

Lumberyard

What does yesterday’s announcement mean to the backer community? Yesterday, Star Citizen released v2.6 to the Public and announced a pivot to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lumberyard. As can be expected, there was much derision about this move in some corners of the community of backers and critics around CIG. A few gaming ‘journalists’ also […]

Dec 20

Community Spotlight: Versecast Episode 135a – Five Guys No Burger

Versecast Hero

I am super excited to have been a guest on the latest Versecast/Those Guys with Ships show! You can check out every episode of Versecast on our community website or just listen to this episode: Five Guys No Burger. The hosts of this week’s show was Gl33p, Jimi, Ace, and MadKow. On this episode, we discussed: […]

Dec 16

Holiday Livestream: Key Takeaways and Hidden Gems

It’s no secret the Holiday live stream event was not a big hit in the community. I’m as optimistic as they come but it’s important to be intellectually honest. Between the production problems and disappointment about v2.6 not being released yet (Edit: As of the end of the live stream, this was accurate), reasonable or […]

Dec 16

The Big List of #TipsFromCS

Thanks to Star Citizen community member Tabascoid for permission to reprint the list he compiled and CIG Customer Service for all the work they do for us! At some point I’d like to get these into logical groupings, but here they all are for now: The big list of #TipsFromCS #TipsfromCS Upgrading a ship to […]

Dec 2

Reverse the Verse 2.15: Key Takeaways

On this week’s episode of Reverse the ‘Verse, Jared Huckabee interviewed Barney Oram, Junior Sound Designer and John Crewe, Lead Technical Designer. Key Takeaways Barney worked on sound design for the Sandworms. According to Barney, they are putting a lot of thought and effort into the sound of glass breaking and depressurization effects. Specifically what […]

Dec 1

Around the Verse 3.15: Key Takeaways

Around the Verse Hero

Around the Verse 3.15 UK was published on December 1st, 2016 and was hosted by Sandi Gardiner and Sean Tracy. In this episode, CIG showed off coming features in Alpha 2.6 including new camera options and changes to ship balance. Highlights Star Citizen Alpha 2.6 has been released to the Evocati testers! Asteroids are about […]

Nov 30

Homecoming

The final installment of Indiegogo fiction, with our profound thanks to all of our supporters. To close out on a bang we made this last one with an extra helping of epic – hope you like it!

Nov 25

BRIMSTONE part 27: The After-the-Credits Scene

Far far away from the wretchedness of Brimstone, a bar in the Sol system is jammed with paramedics, firefighters and rescue pilots. It is a ritual of laughing, telling stories and hard drinking — some to forget, some to re-live wild moments, and some to say last farewells.

Nov 19

Star Citizen Anniversary Stream: Impressions and Highlights

INN STAR CITIZEN ANNIVERSARY STREAM IMPRESSIONS AND HIGHLIGHTS

This post is INN’s Star Citizen Anniversary Stream Impressions and Highlights. In it, we will eschew the typical, shallow bullet list of every detail in the CIG event. Instead, as part of the evolving approach to INN coverage, we’d like to take a deeper dive on the parts that were most exciting and interesting to us. For […]

Nov 14

Can orgs hold territory in Star Citizen?

The Javelin

Recently I came across a Star Citizen fan asked: Will organizations be able to hold territory in Star Citizen? Or more specifically, similar to the experience in EVE Online, will large orgs be able to dominate areas of the ‘verse, effectively shrinking the playable area for small, independent operators? This question captured my imagination. I […]