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Reverse the Verse: March 25th Written Friday 25th of March 2016 at 10:57am by CanadianSyrup, Shiver_Bathory and

It’s time for Reverse the ‘Verse! Catch up on what’s happening on the show with our liveblog.

TL;DR (Too Long; Didn't Read)

  • 2.3 is working to be put out today if possible. AI spawning bug is the only blocker at this point, they’ll make a call later on today whether to go live or not.
  • Starfarer will go on sale when the patch goes live, Gemini will not be on sale.
  • Pedro has some new music coming out, stay tuned for that.
  • UEE Patches are shipping soon and Jump Point Books are looking towards summer for shipping.
  • Starfarer price increase was because of how large it is now and will go up a little more when it becomes flight ready.
  • Subscriber flair will be a Ship model as they do that every other month, the month after will be space plant again.
  • The Linguist who worked on the Vanduul language will be coming to LA to talk about it and be interviewed and show how to speak it.
  • Gamecom event is not cancelled, but the scope isn’t as big. There wont be a big presentation as they want to conserve the developers energy and time and put it towards development rather than a big presentation, there will still be gatherings and a booth.
  • Flying out of the hangar is still on the list for things to do, but no ETA
  • 2.4 is aiming to have one flight ready ship and one hangar ready ship.
  • Nyx had a lightning pass done on it as well as some layout changes after feedback. Ben talked with Sandi about the schedule for it.
  • Starmap in physical packages is different from the seperate one in terms of layout, but still the same subject.
  • Subscriber RTV next week with Chris Roberts
  • Org 2.0 is still being worked on, but they stressed it’s more than just that as it affects the entire site and changes everything, so it’s more than just about Orgs.
  • Jared needs more footage for Big Benny video, SEND MORE.

  • [Small mining ship] It’s coming along very well and you’ll see it in the not too distant future, currently in concept phase. It’s likely to be the next ship for the concept sale, but not confirmed
  • [Carrack] Still scheduled for a design pass of the interior, needs a workup by Gurmukh. It will take some time with the resources they have available and Gurmukh is currently recovering from knee surgery so that’s slowed it a little bit, but he’s working from home and doing well.
  • [Caterpillar] Is being worked by Elwin and Calix and Gurmukh at the moment. It will be the baseline for Drake ships current and future. It is also likely to be the next non military big ship to be released, but not certain.
  • [Idris] It’s being finished up in the UK, it’s going through flight testing and etc.
  • [Javelin] Is pretty far along as well.
  • [Starfarer] Being prioritized to be flight ready as soon as possible
  • [Reliant] Likely to see it in some fashion in 2.4,
  • [Aurora] A rework is planned to bring it up to their standards along with other ships like the 300i.
  • [Merlin Docking] No update yet
  • [Redeemer] No updates
  • [Herald] In active development. It went through minor design changes last week and some minor changes to exterior which will be shown soon. The resources from the Xi’An scout were moved to it.
  • [Dragonfly] Will feature a sport bike seating with the pilot riding it leaning forward.
  • Any other large ship is currently scheduled for later in the year such as the Hull series, Orion, Endeavour, BMM, etc. This will remain that way for the time being.

Full Transcript

  • Soon TM
  • We’ve got some nice elevator music going
  • Intro is starting!
  • A CIG community team production! Ben Lesnick! Jared Huckaby! Alexis Lesnick! Justin Chambers! That’s it for the Credits! No wait, can’t forget Thomas Hennessy! (This intro is way too fancy).
  • Welcome to Reverse the ‘Verse! I see Jared, Ben, Alexis, and Justin!
  • Starfarer stuff this week.
  • They’re talking about Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, apparently.
  • 2.3 is on PTU, it’s had a few patches. Everyone’s working on it to get it live.
  • Jared is handing out StarWars themed Lipbaum to everyone. Now candy grenades.. As Jared mentioned, definitely not formal because of the fancy stuff
  • Talk about the Dragonfly and whether or not you ride it like a crotch rocket(leaning forward) or a Harley (being upright) and they decided on the learning forward method.
  • Livestream on Tuesday with David Ladyman And Ryan Archer about the Star Traders Kickstarter. It ends soon so help them out!
  • Starfarer will go on sale when 2.3 hits public release.
  • New music will be coming out along with the patch from Pedro, very exciting.
  • Lots of new tech has been implented for the Starfarer and Jared wants to get one of the designers to talk about those upgrades on an interview or RTV sometime.
  • There will be a layout plan for the Starfarer when it releases with 2.3
  • There’s currently one blocker holding back 2.3 which is the AI spawning bug which spawns a ton of bugs. No current ETA on when it could come out, but very soon.
  • Blade Q&A went up this week with another one going up today.
  • Erin and Chris have traded places temporarily, with Erin visiting LA and Chris being in the UK. Ben said it felt werid to have Erin and Tony in the same place.
  • Patch 2.3 will contain the hangar ready Starfarer, Flyable Xi’An scout which has recieved praise so far on the PTU among testers.
  • Where’s my spaceship segment now!
  • Quite the informal livestream right now indeed
  • [Small mining ship] It’s coming along very well and you’ll see it in the not too distant future, currently in concept phase.
  • likely to be the next ship for the concept sale, but not confirmed
  • [Carrack] Carrack is still scheduled for a design pass of the interior, needs a workup by Gurmukh. It will take some time with the resources they have available and Gurmukh is currently recovering from knee surgery so that’s slowed it a little bit, but he’s working from home and doing well.
  • [Caterpillar] Is being worked by Elwin and Calix and Gurmukh at the moment. It will be the baseline for Drake ships current and future.
  • [Idris] It’s being finished up in the UK, it’s going through flight testing and etc.
  • [Javelin] Is pretty far along as well.
  • [Starfarer] Being prioritized to be flight ready as soon as possible
  • Caterpillar likely to be the next non-military big ship released but not definite
  • [Reliant] Likely to see it in some fashion in 2.4, They’re teasing something I can sense it
  • [Will the Aurora get an update?] Yes! A rework is planned to bring it up to their standards along with other ships like the 300i.
  • [Can we have an interview with Jeff(Squadron 42 composer)] They’ll try!
  • [UEE patches?] Shipping soon
  • Dogtags are still available till the 4th. If you missed out on a starmap and Alexis can see what she can do if you send her a support ticket, unless 500 people ask
  • [How is procedural tech coming along?] It’s coming along very well! There will be an interview with Erin next week or Part 2 of that one the week after involving it
  • [Any additional ships going on sale with the Starfarer?] No just the Starfarer at the moment.
  • [Price on Starfarer?] It will be $300 this time around. It was very cheap inititally because it was much smaller in concept and design and now it has became something much larger and so the price is going up because of that. It will go up again when it is flight ready as well.
  • [Update on the state of the VR?] Next week’s News From Around The Verse you should see an update on it.
  • [Consequences for damaging unmanned ships?] Probably because it’s property, but they’ll ask Austin.
  • [Ship status page update?] They have a plan and are working towards it, they have a lot to do, but they’re getting there.
  • [Merlin docking with Connie update?] No update yet.
  • [Will the M5A come to Electronic Access with the release of the Xi’An Scout?] No, but 2.4 will bring a huge change to the component system so look towards that for those kinds of things
  • [Is the current Starmap sold the same as the one in the physical package?] No, they’re different. Same subject, but different layout.
  • [Update on Nyx?] They’re doing some layout changes after some feedback. They just finished a lighting pass as well. Ben sat down with Sandi to see about the schedule for it as well.
  • [Big Benny update?] They need more footage, SEND MORE!
  • [Any changes on how collision works?] Nothing is final, expect something to change.
  • [Is the plan for the next 3 subscriber flairs going to be a plant?] Next will be a ship model as they’re every other month, but the one after will be a plant, so every other month you’ll get a plant.
  • [Next gameplay mechanic to go in-game next?] It’s a toss up between mining and cargo. ATV interview next week will talk about that.
  • [Will the Starfarer Gemini get a price update?] It will go up the same amount that the Starfarer did, but no plans for when it will go on sale next.
  • [Vanduul langauge?] The linguist who did it will be coming to LA to be interviewed and talk about it and how to speak it.
  • [Gamescom event cancelled?] No, they nothings cancelled, they just aren’t doing a big presentation so they’re not working the devs for a month to get something together to show as a presentation. They will have multiple gatherings and some small stuff to show off at gamescom, but nothing like last years gamecom in terms of size.
  • [Herald] In active development. It went through minor design changes last week and some minor changes to exterior which will be shown soon. The resources from the Xi’An scout were moved to it.
  • [Org 2.0?] Yes, it’s coming, but it’s much bigger than that, it’s revamping everything on the site at the same time.
  • [Jared what is your favourite ship?] Starfarer, no question.
  • Henessey is currently playing the guitar and trolling..
  • [Was Cargo Olympics just lore?] Nope it’s something Designers have talked about, but it’s not something that was going to be released today.
  • [Flying out of our hangar anytime soon?] Don’t know the timeline for that at this time, it’s definitely on the list of course.
  • [Redeemer?] No updates
  • [Ever going to get CitizenCon at Montreal studio?] No because Montreal studio isn’t actually a part of the company, but a contractor. Doesn’t mean there can’t be Bar Citizens, which there has been already, but something in Frankfurt would be more likely if there was to be a location to choose.
  • Justin ate two pieces of candy and feels awful, he also just broke his diet by eating some of the candy.
  • Jared says it’s definitely not on the diet, and proceeds to chuck a handful of candy into his mouth
  • Jared has apparently eaten asbestos and told a story about it and… it’s horrifying.
  • [Jump Point books?] Yes it’s going into production soon and hopefully ship for summer, but they’ll see.
  • [Will we see a coordinate system anytime soon?] They’re working on it, no ETA. However next weeks ATV Fast Forward will feature something to help you guide where you’re going.
  • End of Q&A and moving to looking ahead
  • Jared just ruined the surprise for 10 for the Chairman featuring Erin Roberts.
  • Second part of Erin Roberts Interview next week.
  • Subscriber RTV with Chris Roberts on Wednesday 11am Pacific, 2EST, 6 GMT.
  • Lorewalkers Guide to the Galaxy episode with Will Weissbaum.
  • 2.3 will go live in the near future. Even had some guys in the UK come in on their day off to try and help get 2.3 out today, but they’ll see how it goes.
  • Aiming for a flight ready ship and hangar ready ship for 2.4.
  • A spectacular ending to the stream and it’s over! Thanks for watching folks! Standard transcript will go up shortly.

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