(Citizen Star/News) - 2944-03-06 - Editors Note: The following is a guest editorial that does not represent the views of the Citizen Star/NEWS or it's staff. It does however bring up salient issues that do deserve to be addressed, and so we present here in the pursuance of an informed populous and intellectual debate.

Salvete. I’m UltraMaud, Grand Alcator of the Moose Legion, and your lecturer for this evening. I’m going to try and discuss some of the various issues that we face in such a diverse verse, and what that means for the broader community of sentient folk out there. This is a fascinating, almost overwhelming time to live in, and sometimes it helps to take a step back and look at the broader context. I hope I can help you do that.

Tonight we’ll discuss the opening of CTR, a franchise store owned and run by Xi'An from the Jysho Corporation, and whether it’s a step forward or backward for the UEE.

(Citizen Star News) - 2014-03-03 - Pulse, the Star Citizen Community Web Magazine brought to you by Most Valuable Poster Feylan and his team, now has its fourth issue available.

Featuring:

  • Interview with Ben Lesnick, Community Manager of CIG
  • Winners of the Star Citizen Scene Competition
  • Feature on ShipSpecs.com
  • Nightmare by Blue
  • Hair: Part Three by Womby
  • And more!


Congrats to MVP @Feylan and his team another great issue delving into nuances and stories of the Star Citizen Community.

(Citizen Star/NEWS) - 2944-03-01 - Gamgee, Founder of the Operation Trident organization has dissolved the group, citing fractured motives and internal politics. The movement was founded in October of 2943 by reputed pirate by the name of Zeno, as a counter to the independent pilots intent on facing off with the alien Vanduul threat, Operation Pitchfork. Gamgee later founded the official organization. Trident was seen by some as a peace movement and by others a thinly veiled cover for pirates and privateers to operate with some level of claim to moral high-ground.

Trident is fully dissolved. I doubt you'll ever see the moniker again. Now if those same people choose to use another title is something else entirely. I found the majority of people who claimed to join Trident were in it for themselves. I feel they have enough organization to reform into a new group purely in it for profit. If they ever want to unify again. ~ Gamgee

Updated - 2014-03-01 - with link to Gunship Specs Comm-Link and corrected time index on Team Tri-Tri's entry

(Citizen Star News) - 2014-02-28 - The Fifth Episode of the Design Competition, The Next Great Starship, revealed the ship specs and presented the concept art of the first six teams of 18 remaining. Out of the six today, four moved on to the next phase. The two that did not move on will be eligible for the community save vote. (No spoilers here.)

A surprise for today's show was an angry Chris Roberts. (He nearly turns green and shouts, "Chris must smash!" But fortunately restrained himself.)

Gunship Specs (Also reiterated in a Comm-Link with additional details)

Teams all design to the same specs, which were revealed today:

  • Pick an existing Manufacturer
  • 1 Pilot, 2 Gunners
  • 4-6 Marines or Cargo
  • 4 x TR2 Jointed Thrusters
  • 4 x TR3 Main Engines
  • Weapons: 2 Manned Turrets, 1 Remote Turret, 2 Missile Racks

 

 

(Citizen Star News) - 2014-02-26 - Latest WMH streamed on Twitch. There were some glitches in streaming today, confirmed with other users in chat.  Good show, Eric and the gang! Lots of interesting tidbits of information.

 

Featuring:

  • Lots of New Hires and still hiring!
  • Dog fighting internal testing! Now working between offices!
  • Vanduul almost ready as in game opponent.
  • RSI Comm-Link Comments revamp
  • Hangar Patch 12! (Update: actually Patch 11.1 just Oculus Rift) Released after the show.
  • Oculus Rift support in this new Hangar Patch and a feature on Star Citizen behind the scenes with Oculus Rift.

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