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plus regarding optimisation and performance, CR mentioned that due to this being a space sim, things like environment maps and whatever don't need to have everything rendered like in Crysis or similar FPS games, meaning much less strain on your PC. no tesselated stone walls and forest flora and fauna etc obviously tongue.gif

the main focus will be on the ships and their physics and things like lighting and other atmospheric features.

otherwise it's really just a blank black canvas with pretty little lights shining all around.

asteroid fields may be a different story, as well as fleet battles, but hey imo it's silly to worry about this stuff so far from release, who knows what hardware we will be running. and in another year+, you'd be able to get a couple of monster cards of this gen for cheap anyway. I dare say, that for the moment, the hardware seems to be above the game tech, where our top cards are running anything and everything, as opposed to 5-6 years ago when ATI and NVidia were chasing their tails trying to give us hardware to keep up with the games of that day.

Remember that we will have cities/towns and other places to go, and I bet they will be pretty complex to render.
CR is obsessed with high detail (in a good way) so I think this game will push even the best of pc's out there smile.gif
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Yeap, I have already backed, waiting anxiously for the Hangar release this month, and wondering what card to get to replace my GTX 560 biggrin.gif
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Yeap, I have already backed, waiting anxiously for the Hangar release this month, and wondering what card to get to replace my GTX 560 biggrin.gif

Me too smile.gif was August the 24th or around that we would get the hangar right?

As for the gpu, get the best you can afford smile.gif
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so i red that those limited ships m50/350r might be available to pledge during time limited periods probably around hangar release then october 1y anniversary and then november

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Makes sense. The limited ships are great for pledge drives. And the extra cash benefits all of us.
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so i red that those limited ships m50/350r might be available to pledge during time limited periods probably around hangar release then october 1y anniversary and then november

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I have a feeling we might see something when the Gamescom event starts too! So I am anxiously waiting for it to start and to see the hangar thumb.gif
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ok i might pm you for LTI package if its 350r or m50 wink.gif

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Me too smile.gif was August the 24th or around that we would get the hangar right?

As for the gpu, get the best you can afford smile.gif

IIRC the 24th is the cut off date for LTI ship purchases for backers as well as release of the hangar module.

Do you guys think they are going to do any more sales, namely a discount on the Connie. Thinking about trading in my Hornet package for a Connie since it matches my play style better. Might also purchase two of the cheaper packages for my nephews as well.
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LTI is not limited for veteran/original backers on 24august. they can purchase LTI ships till 23rd november.

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IIRC the 24th is the cut off date for LTI ship purchases for backers as well as release of the hangar module.

Do you guys think they are going to do any more sales, namely a discount on the Connie. Thinking about trading in my Hornet package for a Connie since it matches my play style better. Might also purchase two of the cheaper packages for my nephews as well.

yeah as Revro said, that's not correct. Original/Veteran backers have until 26 November to be exact, which is 12 months from the end of the initial pledge drive for the game.

they will do more sales but not in discount form. next up apparently we will get the Hornet brochure with the variant models to choose, followed by the Freelancer and then the Constellation. they may throw in some other ships in between, and hopefully give more of a reveal on current ones, but those 3 main ships im guessing are the focus right now.

we will have a better idea next week anyway.
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