Crusty Collins

Star Citizen since March 2013 > RSI citizen profile. Other stuff @crustycollins.

(Citizen Star News/Crusty Collins) - 2014-07-17 - Another packed episode of Around the Verse aired today. This week Sandi finally explained what EVA is or is going to be - a virtual assistant in the new online store (probably coming with the 3D ship viewer update). Besides revealing new merchandise, giving us another sneak peek and interviewing Calix Reneau (the tech designer & singer/songwriter from two weeks ago), the show featured a new episode of the very popular 'Bug Smashers'.

(Citizen Star News/Crusty Collins) - 2014-07-18 - In this organization profile we talk to a classic trade organization, The Galactic Trade Federation (TGTF). All about accumulating wealth and economic power. TGTF also co-founded the 'Allied Commerce Coalition' (ACC), a coalition or alliance of organizations that includes 'Aperture Science Inc', Autonomous Transport Recon and Exploration (ATRAX), Avalanche and the 9th Ghost Security Group. By means of a strong coalition they hope to build up a powerful factory network and snap up a large market share, as well as share the burden of infrastructure (shared forums and teamspeak). Achieving an "economy of scale" as they say, while maintaining a relative independence.

(Citizen Star News/Crusty Collins) - 2014-06-27 - We took a look at the new project by Michael Morlan, aka Viewmaster. Michael was head of production (and director, and writer, and etc.) at Wingman's Hangar (WMH) and was asked by fans to keep contributing to the community after WMH was replaced by CIG's new show 'Around the Verse'.

Today, the first episode of his new show 'Galactic Inquiry' aired, featuring Wes from 'The Hull Truth' talking about ship armor & shields, some fluff & fun, a short interview with the newest RSI forums moderator @applecrow, as well as fan art. Michael also talks to kinshadow about his backstory and the two end up chatting about games (especially Ultima Online).

(Citizen Star News/Crusty Collins) - 2014-06-25 - They are 700+ members strong, they probably have the biggest combined cargo tonnage in the 'verse and they are build on a 'we get the job done' claim.

We are talking about the haulers of The Convoy™, one of the bigger organizations in Star Citizen, which has already gained quite some renown.


They became known collectively as ‘The Convoy™’, owing to the spectacle that is a one hundred strong fleet of Starfarers strung bow to stern & skid to skid as far as a Drake Radar suite can see.

Null(Citizen Star News/Crusty Collins) - 2014-05-11 - After the judges of 'The Next Great Starship' made really hard decisions, the community is left with its own difficult decision. Which two teams should be saved and go through to the next round?

While 'Shimapan' and their 'ugly duckling' as well as the 'Shard Collective' made the next stage this week, and 'InfiniteXueMonkey' and 'Talon Corp' last week, the following six teams are now part of the save pool.

More information on each team can be had through the links below, and be sure to check out their final presentions.

Vote page is here!