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Star Citizen has some cool looking ships

Hella

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Oct 27, 2017
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Do they have any capital ships in-game yet? Those are generally the coolest ships in a game (and in general), IMO.
 

UnluckyKate

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Do they have any capital ships in-game yet? Those are generally the coolest ships in a game (and in general), IMO.
They sell a corvette for 1500$ so don't wish for capital ships...

Also, the biggest ship we saw (I may be wrong) is the carrier from the SP mode that's been delayed for 5 years...
 

Darkstorne

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Well when it is the only part of the game that they actually make any progress in creating and selling these ships for a couple of hundreds up to the thousands of dollars in new and disgusting predatory ways. Funny how everything else like gameplay and interactive worlds gets ignored but at least the ships and skyboxes are shiny and guess what you can sell for hundreds of dollars.
Seriously. The Star Citizen shit posting is out of hand on this forum. It’s like some of you guys are putting together a CV for the Trump Administration. Mods need to start considering bans for this shit.
 

Rumpestump

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Just ignore Rumpestump, he is known troll in SC threads.
Yeah I and the rest of us calling a spade a spade are the trolls when people defending this game even question, one to the point they got banned, developers and mods on this forum who have talked to actual developers of the game how miss managed it is and the lack of progress they are making.

The only real trolls left in SC threads are the ones pretending that this development is actually progressing as planned but they are quickly becoming fewer and fewer.
 

Stall_19

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What is this game even suppose to be. Like I don't even known what a finished version of this game will even be? Is it a single player narrative game, a destiny like experience, some kinda No Man Sky thing, an MMO?
 

-Amon-

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Stunning designs if you look at them one by one. But as a whole they look like they're coming from different civilitations. I think there should be more common points between them. Look at airplanes, or ships . Does not matter who designed them and what their role is, they all have something in common that i find lacking when i see Star Citizen's ships.
 

Hella

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The Idris seems to be in the game and is kind of big
This one?

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'Cause yeah, that's a cool ship.


One in the OP kinda looks like it, but it is a bit different. There's a bunch of variants for most ships so it's hard to figure out. The one in the OP never caught my eye before because the city background makes it look smaller somehow.
What is this game even suppose to be. Like I don't even known what a finished version of this game will even be? Is it a single player narrative game, a destiny like experience, some kinda No Man Sky thing, an MMO?
Squadron 42 is supposed to be a Wing Commander successor, singleplayer.

But Star Citizen is separate and more of a quasi-MMO space sim whose closest comparison is, I guess, Elite: Dangerous. But it's trying to do like 20 years of expansions and add-ons in the initial game so it's kinda taken forever to get off the ground.
 

Darkstorne

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What is this game even suppose to be. Like I don't even known what a finished version of this game will even be? Is it a single player narrative game, a destiny like experience, some kinda No Man Sky thing, an MMO?
Star Citizen will be an MMO, probably managed as an ongoing live service thing (new star systems and ships constantly added post release). Squadron 42 is the main single player game, kept mostly under wraps, probably releasing 2021. The current version of Star Citizen is basically a platform for testing and building on the engine tech and gameplay mechanics in a live experience.
 
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Stunning designs if you look at them one by one. But as a whole they look like they're coming from different civilitations. I think there should be more common points between them. Look at airplanes, or ships . Does not matter who designed them and what their role is, they all have something in common that i find lacking when i see Star Citizen's ships.
I think they are made by different in universe companies and they might have some similarities between them. Other than that, maybe some are meant to be from different generations.

The ships from the same role or class seem to have some similarities though, e.g. the solo pilot fighters or whatever. The more sleek or yacht looking ones seem to be the standout ones to me.
 
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This one?

Idris-M


'Cause yeah, that's a cool ship.


One in the OP kinda looks like it, but it is a bit different. There's a bunch of variants for most ships so it's hard to figure out. The one in the OP never caught my eye before because the city background makes it look smaller somehow.

Squadron 42 is supposed to be a Wing Commander successor, singleplayer.

But Star Citizen is separate and more of a quasi-MMO space sim whose closest comparison is, I guess, Elite: Dangerous. But it's trying to do like 20 years of expansions and add-ons in the initial game so it's kinda taken forever to get off the ground.
Yeah, here around 6:30

 

Bansai

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Oct 28, 2017
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When it comes to ship design they have pretty much everything else beat, no wonder then they're still making money from selling them.

As much as I love Elite: Dangerous, only few ships come close to the stuff that may some day be in SC.
 

-Amon-

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Oct 28, 2017
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I think they are made by different in universe companies and they might have some similarities between them. Other than that, maybe some are meant to be from different generations.

The ships from the same role or class seem to have some similarities though, e.g. the solo pilot fighters or whatever. The more sleek or yacht looking ones seem to be the standout ones to me.
It's obvious that all those ships have different purposes, and are made by different "companies". But i feel that there should be more similarites.
 

mclem

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Oct 25, 2017
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Good looking ships, although if a ship cost as much as a new Nvidia cards, then it not just be good looking, it needs to be *insert your favorite peter molyneux descriptive marketing terms*
If you spent as much on a ship as you would on a card to play the game, would the card be able to play the game when the game is actually finished?
 
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The ship designs for SC are in a class of their own. Elite is just a bunch of ugly space wedges, though I guess the Gutamaya ships are ai-aight.
 
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I'm thinking about upgrading my cheapest starter ship, not only because of the looks, but because of the added functionality. Aegis Avenger Titan is still very much a starter ship, but it has a cargo bay so I can handle more jobs. Plus, it has wings so it will presumably handle atmospheric flight much better when they iron out the flight model.
 

tenderbrew

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Oh man, a Star Citizen thread, this is like blood in the water to Era! I see the discourse is already 70/30 in favor of haters.
 

KeRaSh

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Those designs are gorgeous. I wish the designers of those ships would get hired by a company that actually releases games within reasonable timeframes.
I'd love to see their take on Wipeout ships.
 

borat

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Jan 2, 2018
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I think the ships are, for the most part, fucking ugly.

There's very few designs that look good. Most of them have awful silhouettes and those that do look alright have awful greebling

imagine...a car...in space...but it has some ugly spoiler 3 times the size of the body or...a fighter jet...but covered with glue and thrown into a box full of airfix spare parts
 

borat

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Those designs are gorgeous. I wish the designers of those ships would get hired by a company that actually releases games within reasonable timeframes.
I'd love to see their take on Wipeout ships.
No! keep them away from the beautiful wipeout ships! chris roberts would insist they all have 58 intake grills and spoilers upon spoilers
 

borat

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Jan 2, 2018
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Which do you like? Or which type
I say this as a neutral observer hoping star citizen delivers the goods but constantly disappointed by the designs they show. not a fan of the design approach of the game, like they've never heard 'less is more', having a great silhouette etc.

the racing ships are better also i like the eclipse and the hawk
 
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I say this as a neutral observer hoping star citizen delivers the goods but constantly disappointed by the designs they show. not a fan of the design approach of the game, like they've never heard 'less is more', having a great silhouette etc.

the racing ships are better also i like the eclipse and the hawk
Probably just because of the transformation animation but I think the hawk is the best one
 

Alien Bob

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Nov 25, 2017
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Not really a fan of the aesthetic personally, but clearly some incredibly talented people working on them
 

Braag

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Nov 7, 2017
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The premise of this game is still insane to me. I just don't believe they will manage to finish it ever.
 

Rei Toei

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Nov 8, 2017
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Some cool designs for sure. All the scepsis and drama aside (I'm not invested as it isn't really my kinda genre) I kinda hope to read up about shenanigans in SC like the soap-worthy developments in Eve Online.
 

Skade

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Oct 28, 2017
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Do they have any capital ships in-game yet? Those are generally the coolest ships in a game (and in general), IMO.
Technically, the 890 Jump that got added in the latest patch is considered as a capital ship :



It's a huuuuuuuuuge ass party boat ship complete with a ship hangar, a bar, a restaurant, a hot tub, two saunas and a fucking pool.
The little ship sitting on it in this screenshot is about 10m long, to put in perspective.
 

Matty H

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Oct 31, 2017
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This game has the ambition of a game that I dreamed about as a kid. I will buy a PC some day that can play it. I don't know if it will be a good game but there's a lot of tech that AAA games couldn't even dream of.

Good luck to the developers and the backers, I hope the ambition is realised.

Also, cool fucking ships.
 
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Technically, the 890 Jump that got added in the latest patch is considered as a capital ship :



It's a huuuuuuuuuge ass party boat ship complete with a ship hangar, a bar, a restaurant, a hot tub, two saunas and a fucking pool.
The little ship sitting on it in this screenshot is about 10m long, to put in perspective.
All this stuff seems crazy to put in lol. Kind of cool to have it like an MMO group home though.

 

jett

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They have some great designers and artists in that company, no doubt.
 

Skade

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Would be cooler if they could be displayed at a playable framerate
Ermmm... It is ?

It wasn't always the case, yes, but now the game usually run between 30 and 60 most of the time, with a general average at 40. Even on not so beefy rigs. The game being installed on a SSD is waaaay more important than the graphics card, weirdly enough.