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Reverse The Verse – Episode 36 Notes Written Thursday 26th of February 2015 at 12:15pm by NYXT

Hello everyone! years1hundred here, bringing you the notes for Reverse The Verse Episode 36! Big thanks to Erris for transcribing the first quarter of this week’s episode! Reverse The Verse – Episode 36 Link Status on the...

Hello everyone! years1hundred here, bringing you the notes for Reverse The Verse Episode 36! Big thanks to Erris for transcribing the first quarter of this week’s episode!

Reverse The Verse – Episode 36 Link
  • Status on the mining mini-game
    • Hopefully coming today, waiting on Turbulent
  • More on the Orion tomorrow
    • More art
  • Do CIG employees get discounts?
    • Nope!
  • Is the Reddit AMA being rescheduled?
    • Chris has no time in March, but they’ll probably try to do it again eventually
    • Even getting Chris to sit down for 10 FTC is hard
  • Can the Orion land?
    • We’ll find out more about that tomorrow – new set of art from George Hull shows how it lands
      • The team don’t know, but apparently we’ll find out!
  • Does the Orion have a jump drive?
    • It does.  Pretty much everything has a jump drive
  • UK team are going through their tickets, but it’s taking its toll
    • One of the UK community team dislocated her arm apparently
  • Patrick and Allie
    • CS folks over in the UK, they’re on the show today
  • Next concept sale will likely be the Vanguard deep space fighter
    • Then the Hull series
    • They were originally going to do the Hull C, but now they’re going to do those all at once
  • A couple of fans got a look at the Vanguard yesterday and they liked it
    • It’s coming.  Not next week or the week after, but it’s coming.
  • Will we see anything new from the German office soon?
    • Yes, they’re working on a kind of ‘tour’ video soon, so we should see things from the new office soon
  • Someone suggested ‘Arena Commando’ for the FPS module’s name, and they seem to love that idea
  • Disco Lando talks about his video
    • Once a month
    • Want to try to highlight best of the fan questions
  • Not going to be a PTU release tomorrow
    • All hands on deck pushing for 1.1
  • Disco will be on the Base tomorrow
  • Operation Pitchfork skin being incorrect
    • Working on being resolved
  • People want them to change the name of Terra
    • It’s not happening
  • Pledging for Hull A, B, and D
    • Perhaps… we’ll see how pledging for Hull C goes first
  • Jen has not yet moved to LA
    • Prob next month or so
  • Will Greycat be added to Arena Commander?
    • Ask Disco Lando
  • How is the UK customer support ticket mountain going?
    • It’s a work in progress! Working as quickly as they can!
  • Do UK customer support handle other languages, like French and German?
    • German definitely, they will be trying their best with other langauges as well
  • Will physical pledge packages ever come back?
    • It’s a possibility, but unsure at this point
  • Any update on Avenger variants?
    • Not at this point
  • They will be catching up to tickets RIGHT as 1.1 launches…
  • Bacon popcorn is yummy
  • Pledge money is not going toward pinatas
  • PINATA variant!
  • What kind of social interactions can be expected with Social Module?
    • You’ll see!
  • Any changes with CCU system?
    • It’s coming soon-ish
  • What part of the game will be showcased at SXSW closing party?
    • A few stuff, but it’ll also just be a fun party – including Star Citizen-themed drinks
  • What’s coming at PAX East?
    • If you wanna play FPS, go to PAX East!
    • You can play against the Devs!
    • Will beat the Assassins’ Creed: Blackflag devs a few years ago at E3
  • Will these events be streamed?
    • It costs money, so not sure
  • Ship commercials at PAX East?
    • No – Cinematics team is working on SQ42 at the moment
  • What is the UK office like? Does it even exist?
    • Not as fancy as Austin  :)
  • Has the Cutlass gotten bigger?
    • No
  • Will energy riot shields be a thing?
    • Yes!
  • Will hates apples and egg yolk and babies and freedom
    • But he likes Aliens
  • No info on new Corvette other than it’s been put into their schedule for the future
  • New org system
    • Big delay for this is the requirement that they rework a bunch of things
  • Bengal?
    • It’s in the lead for the box art!
  • Will there be a SQ42 separate purchase deal down the line?
    • Yes, it will break out separately from packages
  • Will there be pokemon?
    • ABSOLUTELY (jk)
    • Digimon is good but isnt as good
  • Jenny = Ginny Weasley
  • Will I be able to share exploration data to friends via mobiGlas?
    • Yes, absolutely
    • This presents gameplay elements – who do you trust with your data?
  • Any updates on 64bit precision?
    • No updates yet
    • This will also be asked of Chris during 10FTCM
  • Moar TNG shipz??
    • No – while everyone at CIG wants to do them, there are other, more urgent matters
    • CIG fully intends to do cool things with them – it’s just on the back burner
  • New damage system being developed on Gladius
  • New mapstreaming for multicrew requiring a “certain multicrew ship”
  • Starcrash
    • Greatest movie ever made
    • Italian knockoff of Star Wars from 1978
    • “Intergalactic Spaceship: halt the flow of time!”
    • Robot Darth Vader with southern accent…
    • Planet of Amazons…
  • Any information from HOTAS?
    • No – that’s Sandi’s domain
  • If I don’t have any friends, can I still fly the Orion?
    • Yes, you can fly any ship on your own with NPCs, though it might not be very efficient
  • Will there be bad guy NPCs?
    • Yes
  • Mouse and keyboard deal is still being balanced!
  • Any new information on Merchantman?
    • Not yet
  • Scythe in Hangar?
    • Not 1.1, but soon-ish
  • Is there something wrong with M50 damage states?
    • Not that Community Team is aware of, but with all the damage state work recently, it’s very possible!
  • Capture the Idris still planned?
    • Yes, but in 2.0
  • Will CitizenCon be available for people under the age of 18?
    • Depends on the venue
  • Gladiator news?
    • Nope
    • Had considered rushing to get it in between 1.1 and 2.0, but not sure if that’ll work out
  • How is the Gladius?
    • It’s cool
    • A Gladius free-fly weekend will be done in the visible future
  • Will REC also unlock things permanently?
    • No, it’ll be a rental, and CIG already explained logic on that through Chris Roberts’ posts and ATV last week
    • REC system helps them test a lot
    • It metagames the game
  • Any Freelancer news?
    • No news yet
  • Is Quantum Travel require to travel large distances? Or can you just drift and not worry about hitting invisible walls?
    • Quantum Travel is needed to get anywhere of consequence – otherwise, it would take a really, really long time
  • Any new dogfighting maps in the works?
    • Yes, but can’t talk about it
  • Gladius max speed?
    • “7!” “(I heard 8!)”
      • (I think they were joking about this, guys…)
  • Connie updates?
    • Not yet
    • This is because the new character rig for 1.1 changes a lot of things
      • Characters suddenly couldn’t interact with things or sit in chairs and such, so touch-ups were required
  • Idris hangar-ready?
    • Not crazy-far out

 

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