Around the Verse Episode 30
(Citizen Star News) - by Citizen Ed - 2015-02-05
0:16 - Intro/News
6:52 - Austin Studio Tour with Mark & Jenny
12:24 - Underworld Ascendant Kickstarter with Richard Garriott
14:17 - MVP
15:09 - Interview with Rob Irving
23:50 - Sandi Goes to Flight School
29:56 - Upcoming & Sneak Peek
30:45 - Outro
News from Around the Verse
$72 Million reached. Ben very enthused!
International Store Launched. No more currency conversion fees.
SXSW Events Booth and Swag. PAX East sharing booth with Logitech. Saturday night have party.
PAX South Townhall videos available.
Gamespot article - Positive press on the Townhall
Kotaku article - featuring HOTAS Aurora pilot kicking ass. Ben loved that it proves you don't have to buy the most expensive ship to do well in AC.
Skins - Pirate, UEE and Operation Pitchfork; Will only work on the Aurora first.
Tutorial map is being developed. May be in 1.1
New Power System Aurora HUD has been implemented
Skydock second concept phase
Jump Point, Quantum Travel Effects - Being worked on former Chief Visual Officer Chris Olivia, apparently still working as a contractor?
Hats, Boots options being explored
Repair drone models have been completed.
Avengers thruster malfunction being repaired.
350R indestructible issue
Constellation being revised for AC 2.0, turret, neck and cargo areas. Being made flight ready.
Animations for Zero -G "crumpling"
Ammo - tracers for combustion weapon
Sky's the limit for cool weapon designs
Austin Studio Tour with Mark & Jenny
Wing Commander Movie set piece
A wild Sean Tracy appears
A cheerful Megillakitty working on those shoes
Many glimpses of PU concept art
Chris Smith & Josh Koons, Austin's Ship Builders
Interview - Underworld Ascendant Kickstarter with Richard Garriott
Truly interesting how CIG supports friends and colleagues - pitching for this new kickstarter. Full length interview will be available later. Nice telepresence robot.
Interview - Rob Irving
Rob talks about how things have changed for him by CIG becoming an international company.
Something that Rob doesn't want to see in Star Citizen: Offline make money
Every aspect of the game is designed to allow the player to be become more skilled with the next guy.
Starmap. Moved things around. "Shook it up." Redesigned to make more sense and set up.
Sandi Gardiner goes to Flight School
Nice job. Should be available elsewhere one hopes
Monthly report, Design Update on shields.
Voyager Direct (VD)
8 Shield Generators, New Ballistic Guns and three previously mentioned Aurora skins.
Art Sneak Peek
Quantum Drive effect on a gladiator?
Image credit: Redditor TerrorCookie