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I don't think any one really hyped those games up much...I do know a lot of people are not to pleased with Civ 5 and Bioshock 2 killed any hype for the next installment...probably one reason why no one really has anything bad to say about bioshock infinite...because they had no real expectations...many probably didn't even intend on buying it. We saw the same thing with Farcry 3...no one cared about it after playing FC2.

However, Bioshock 2 and Farcry 2 were hyped...and both were not well received. Not horrible games, just not perfect and the imperfections were hammered on and blown up as big as possible.

I don't know...I just trying to say don't put an unreleased game on a pedestal. I haven't so much as even pre-ordered a game in several years because games NEVER deliver what they promise and the games that actually deliver something never promised it in the beginning. I had the feeling a few months ago that this one would be different so I put in a kick starter...plus I am a sucker for sci-fi so I knew I would have gotten this game after launch anyway. Now here I sit and watching people going ape over it and the developers displaying the game like a traveling salesman selling snake oil...it just looks like so many other games I've seen fall on their face in the past.

At least this one doesn't have a publisher to worry about. That alone is probably the leading cause of a bad game. So we will see...I just really want this to be a fun game and it will not be a fun game if 50% of the player base is complaining that they feel ripped off for paying in $100 for the kick starter fund.

Why wont it be a fun game if lots of people are complaining? Why cant you just enjoy the game for what it is, not what others whining about because some things were left out cause they couldnt get it in. So what.

Please dont bring jaded pessimism in here.

One of the big things about this game that makes it fun is their open sharing of the development process. Since the crowd is basically their publisher. Watching the process and getting a view in their work enviroments, their processes and the evolution of the games assets and everything. That in itself is really intriguing to get the chance to watch. Plus incremental releases all the way to final release. Letting us be a part of the process and figuring out bugs as they develop the game rather than all right before release which can never all be fixed.

I just think youre depriving yourself of that cool aspect cause your jaded and worried youll grow too high expectations.
    
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Does anyone know if they plan on making this game long term like Eve where it is still kicking for 10+ years? I would assume they would but I can't find anything on it.
Yep chris has said many times they want it to last as long as possible. Moreover they'll be keeping a lot if not all of their development team post launch to continue adding to the game.

And it can never really drop off completely even if 10 years down the line the team moved on. Since you can have user run servers.
    
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dont know what final price the game will be, but you can pledge 24eur/30usd and you get the digital download for singleplayer and multiplayer well without alpha and beta access. at such price the game will go off shelves/servers smile.gif i guess the hangar will be first test of their servers on 24.8

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for those wondering if the game will live 10 years on... take a look at Freelancer. afaik there are still servers running and that game is 10 years old now.

its really up to the player base to keep it alive
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for those wondering if the game will live 10 years on... take a look at Freelancer. afaik there are still servers running and that game is 10 years old now.

its really up to the player base to keep it alive
yea and with all the modding aspects they are putting it is almost guaranteed IMO.
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Meh, no game gets hyped and comes out smelling good... ever. Modern-day gamers are incredibly spoiled creatures. Some will rave, others will hate. I can't think of any game in over a decade that was even moderately hyped which didn't have serious critics. SC will be no different.
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I'm going to love it my $500 worth regardless. Wing commander was one of the first games I played on my second computer may 486/33 dx and it blew my mind. CR wants to do that again with a real world inside. I think his vision can and will be completed. The team looks solid and the detail to just the ships are impressive. Take this to the Galactic level and We will all see stars soon. I hope we can al hype this one a bit to get it finished. Just to find out. The hanger mod will let us see. I have a Connie and a few others ships if any one wants to fly when it comes out let me know.
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Well, guess I'm gonna pony up the money and upgrade my system. Need a newer gen i7, SLI 7xx's, and a couple extra monitors. I'm not one to get excited over new games, but this game is going to be EPIC. I have wanted a game like this since I played Wing Commander way way back in the day on my 486/66. thumb.gif
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Don't upgrade merely for SC at this time. While there will be periodic releases up to release, the final game isnt out until the end of 2014/beginning of 2015. By that time the hardware you get now will be a generation old.
    
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well he could wait for december alpha, ivy e should be out till then smile.gif

been watching the videos and the player is touching the control screens but i dont see there real information like in privateer or wing commander. anyway in one video Chris Roberts has Saitek X52 joystick, not the Pro version smile.gif

how many guns does hornet have when equipped including turrets. does it also have a bottom turret or only a top one? cause i counted like 2 guns under wings, 2 laser guns on nose and then the top turret
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/lv?key=0AlblbRhPNxOWdFhMV3ZBNHhfMnZWcHM3MXYzb1dWTHc

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