Theorycrafting about the Hurricane, Star Citizen’s Latest Concept Ship

Theorycrafting about the Hurricane, Star Citizen’s Latest Concept Ship

Looks like a new concept ship from CIG is on the horizon! Ben Lesnick has answered in the latest Quantum Questions segment that “Life is like a hurricane” in response to what the next latest concept ship for Star Citizen would be. Redditor /u/Chappietime from the Star Citizen subreddit was able to make the connection between this quote and a Letter from the Chairman published in November 12th, 2014 to a concept ship known as the Anvil Hornet [Source]. With the identity of the next Star Citizen concept ship essentially being confirmed, I’d wanted to do a bit of theory […]

EVE Online Going Free to Play!

EVE Online Going Free to Play!

Yes, you heard it right! After thirteen years, Eve Online is now offering a F2P option through a new mechanic they call Alpha Clones. It has become very clear to CCP that space sims are making a comeback,  notably Star Citizen and the hype it generated in gamescom is a big indicator of what is to come. CCP, makers of Eve Online, have done an excellent job at staying relevant for as long as they have. While many MMO’s have come and gone, Eve has stood the test of time. TEST Squadron has seen many new members join us who […]

Captain Richard Reaches 10K Followers!

Captain Richard Reaches 10K Followers!

In case you missed it last night, Captain_Richard was doing a 10k follower celebration and giving away $1000 worth of ships! The whole thing exploded and he had upwards of 2000 viewers on at one time! For those of you that don’t watch streams, currently the top spots on Star Citizen get around 250-500 viewers when they stream, so this was gigantic by Star Citizen standards! The stream was fast paced and full of energy, chat was exploding and hype levels soared with every 5th subscriber to his stream triggering a hype train celebration! By the time I called it a […]

Star Citizen patch knocks out internet… for all of Kotaku Australia

Star Citizen patch knocks out internet… for all of Kotaku Australia

I had a good laugh when I saw this because I have had the same experience many times until I figured out this one weird trick! For some reason, the Star Citizen patcher loves to suck bandwidth. All of it! A recent article from Alex Walker, writer for Kotaku.au, reveals him having the same humorous experience of being responsible for a major outage. Read more about it here: http://www.kotaku.com.au/2016/08/star-citizen-got-me-blacklisted-from-our-office-internet/ Problem is, people did notice. The whole office in fact — because not longer after the crowdfunded gargantuan space epic began patching, the internet for the whole office went down. I had […]

TEST Squadron Sees Surge in Membership

TEST Squadron Sees Surge in Membership

Gamescom 2016 is considered by many early backers to be a major turning point for Star Citizen’s development. Many of the promises and ideas mentioned years ago are starting to become reality, and for the first time, we got to see the procedurally generated planet  and a new landing zone. The official Star Citizen twitch channel saw record viewership as word spread about the new king of space sims. Citizens who were previously on the sidelines and decided it was time to jump into the game and pledge their support. TEST Squadron, being the premier organization in Star Citizen has […]

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