TNGS

(Citizen Star News) - 2014-03-28 - Starts with a feature on the new Saitek X-55 Pro HOTAS controller. A moment of interesting discussion about mapping the triggers to different weapons.


Fun little segment. But not much to do with Dogfighting actually, certainly no groundbreaking news. More details after the break.

(Citizen Star News) - 2014-03-21 - Big news today: Saved teams (disclosed after the break), and the new updated concepts are starting to be quite sophisticated. Also, a look at the progress on the Mustang, and an interview with Chris Roberts.



(Citizen Star News) - 2014-03-14 - Last episode of the concept art phase.

Nice intro about judging standards that included a behind the scenes look, at CIG designing process. Vanduul Harvester! With Sucktion(sic)! Fascinating robot/suit behind Mark at 2:12

Our contestants w/ time indexes:

  • 5:05 Eris Heavy Manufacturing
  • 11:10 Team Bellafonte
  • 16:45 Shard Collective
  • 22:56 True
  • 29:50 InfiniteXueMonkey
  • 40:36 - Reworked videos for the save vote.

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(Citizen Star News) - 2014-03-07 - The Sixth Episode of the Design Competition, The Next Great Starship, presented the concept art of the second six teams of the 18 that past into the second round of the competition. 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.)

Our contestants

 

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

 

 

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