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    The return of Wing Commander?

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    Jeremy Reimer
    Posts: 9329
    Posted on: 2012-10-17 13:40:40.000
    I just saw this:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlIWJlz6-Eg&feature=youtube_gdata_player

    and I was like this:


    Jeremy Reimer
    Posts: 9329
    Posted on: 2012-10-23 22:57:10.000
    Okay, so the whole project can be found here:
    http://www.robertsspaceindustries.com/star-citizen/

    If you like Space Simulators at all, please make a pledge! They are currently at $1,341,837 of $2,000,000. Only 16 days left!

    Ajar
    Posts: 2413
    Posted on: 2012-10-25 04:41:51.000
    I dunno. I've never been able to get into space sims, and it seems seriously overambitious...

    Jeremy Reimer
    Posts: 9329
    Posted on: 2012-10-25 23:12:58.000
    This explains it better than I could... or... wait.. it's me explaining it... oh well, read it anyway!
    http://jeremyreimer.com/postman/node/321

    The game does seem rather ambitious, but the tech demo alone gave me that warm intoxicated feeling that the original Wing Commander did so many years ago, so I WANT THIS TO HAPPEN. Badly.


    Jeremy Reimer
    Posts: 9329
    Posted on: 2012-10-25 23:35:55.000
    Oooh, look, it's me explaining it again:
    http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=841186


    Jeremy Reimer
    Posts: 9329
    Posted on: 2012-11-23 21:41:52.000
    Welp, they raised like $6.5 million. So that's awesome, that's plenty of money to make this thing.

    I can't wait.

    Ajar
    Posts: 2413
    Posted on: 2012-11-28 16:28:34.000
    I decided to wait and see. I'm a bit Kickstartered out, honestly.


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