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Apparently you get lifetime insurance if you "kickstart" it....is this true?

Yes all pledge ships come with lifetime insurance, so if it gets destroyed in game you get a barebones replacement for free.

I didn't think 6 million was possible yesterday but they are closing in on it right now, amazing.
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6m in a few sec!!
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And 6 million passed.

As for the lifetime insurance, it's ONLY on the pledge ships, and it doesn't cover anything other than the base ship. It may not even cover the default weapons on the ship, they've been vague about that, but it definitely doesn't cover cargo or upgrades.
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by "Pledge" ships you mean the ships that you buy now?

I got myself a whole fleet waiting for me when the game gets launched , will all my ships be insured or only the big ones? (constelation and frigates) or my little ones too?
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Yey, it is over and they got over 6.15 million dollars of funding! biggrin.gif

Their website is down though, aye.
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post #186 of 537
$250 pledge plus $10 for the modders manual. I'm quite content smile.gif Will be watching this project with anticipation.
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This is absolutely astounding!!!!

Now the hard work for them and wait for us begins.



I look forwarded to flying with all of you; and if necessary, blowing you into tiny bits of space junk!
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The battle is over and we - PC gamers, space sim fans, WingNuts, Lancers and the rest - have won. You've not only met every goal we set, you've exceeded them. Star Citizen will be released because of your dedication and your willingness to put your money where our mouths are. Our gratitude is immeasurable; we owe you our livelihoods and will not soon forget it.

The question is: what happens next?

Our intention has always been to make Roberts Space Industries YOUR site. It's not a public advertisement for the game; it's a private community for those who are making the game happen. We want your input on what we're doing and we want to share our plans with you; the occasional passer-by doesn't concern us. The plan was initially to immediately switch on a wall that would allow only you, our backers, to access features like the Comm-Link and the Spectrum Dispatches. Kickstarter has thrown something of a wrench in this plan: we can't change the site until the Kickstarter backers are integrated, which may take up to two weeks, otherwise we would be blocking thousands of backers from participating.

Updates and features will continue, returning to a regular schedule in the next few days. The team needs a few days to collect ourselves and reform before jumping into the immense task ahead (after the last month, our husbands, wives, children and yes, pets, miss us!) We will also be launching new sections which have been in the works for some time: the Galactapedia will tell you more about the Star Citizen world, Engineering will introduce you to game mechanics that are being planned and Holovids will offer you video footage from the game as it takes shape.

What about pledges? Good news: those of you who got in on the ground floor are covered. Your ships have lifetime insurance policies and for the next year you will have the ability to purchase further tiers or upgrade existing ones at the initial prices. That's not true of everyone else: if you want to back Star Citizen and participate in this amazing community, you still can. but it's going to cost you a little extra as of now, and you aren't going to have as many extras (no lifetime insurance, for example.)

One issue which concerns us is what to do with the funding tracker. So we're going to throw the issue up to you: in two weeks, when the wall goes up, what do you want to see done with the tracker? Without the 'push' of the campaign it probably won't update very dramatically. but it's always possible it will go up enough to reach future stretch goals anyway. Should we keep it, remove it or put it somewhere else? We'll let the community decide.

We also have previously outlined the 'behind the screens' subscription plans available now. They're designed for users who simply want to give us a little extra support during the development - you're getting the whole story, regardless - but we will have some extra fun for our monthly contributors.

We can't thank you enough for everything you've done for this project. Please see the next update on 'The Pledge' for our promise to you. The next two years are going to be incredible for all involved and we're thoroughly happy that all of you are along for this exciting ride
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We F-King did it
$6.2 Mil !!! Woooooohhhhhhhoooooooo thumb.gif
    
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holy crap over 6mil. My jaw is still on the floor. I remember seeing it below 3 when I sent the money on kickstarter
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Well there are quite a lot of players with these in game wink.gif
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They easily bagged the 6 Mil once they released those extra ships for pledge
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