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Star Citizen video shows off ship modification

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In light of the economic crash and the loss of confidence in banks, consumers have opted to invest their money in another form of faith deposit: the development of Star Citizen. Yes, the game threatens to suck in all the world’s money. Recently passing $22 million.

Unlike banks, we’re beginning to see a return on our investment. Roberts Space Industries have released a video showing the possibilities open to us when it comes to modifying our ships.

Introducing the 2944 Aurora from Roberts Space Industries on Vimeo.

 

While it’s likely just a way of presenting the features of the game in an in-lore manner, I’m getting a little wary of videos in the style of an advert. We’ve already seen how RSI have built micropayment systems into the hangar module and I’m getting a tad worried that every time I lose my ship in Star Citizen I’ll need to buy a new one with real world cash.

I’m pretty sure that’s not the case - backers received lifetime insurance with their starter ship - but, still, it’s a worry. I mean, I cut my arm off after seeing the Sarif Industries advert and look where that got me.

Besides those little niggles, the game continues to look exceedingly lovely and if your ships can both have that level of modification and be visible to other players then I’m a big fan.

Almost every backer out there will have the basic Aurora ship and if they all looked identical that’d be no fun at all. The chance that modifications will separate them out visually is a grand thing.

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Kr7stof Avatar
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4 Years ago

Wel they sure are good at making these video's look nice:)

When this game comes out i will check tis out.

Also, this is a game i'm really looking forward to reading reviews on.

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Koko Avatar
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4 Years ago

feels like a car commercial :o

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Max Ursa Avatar
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4 Years ago

These are done as ads for the ships like you see car ads today. These ads play on the vid screens in the player hangers.

As for modification, you will be able to change and tweak parts and components on every ship to your liking, each with pros and cons. For instance, fit a bigger powerplant but lose cargo space, fit a bigger hold but increase inertia, increase power feed to sensors for greater sensitivity but the sensors wear out quicker.

The RSI Aurora is the equivalent to todays Ford Focus, with the Aurora LN cpmparing to the Focus ST

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Shriven Avatar
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4 Years ago

Its like a futuristic OCP vibe on these vids. I love it.

Freelancer for life!

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