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April 11th 2017

This Week in Star Citizen
April 10th, 2017

Greetings Citizens


It’s been a busy week.

Last week saw the release of ATV with our always stellar UK Studio Update and the addition of what was almost certainly our largest, most in-depth Ship Shape segment of all time: the Aegis Javelin. ATV has grown and evolved by leaps and bounds over the last year, and a large part of that is due to the continued support of our Subscribers, and the tremendous work of team members across the world dedicating their time and efforts to pulling back the curtain and showing you more of what we’ve been working on than ever before.

So to you and to them, I just wanted to add one more, “Thank You” to the pile. You’re the best.

Yeah, you.

Okay, maybe not YOU, but definitely you.

Also last week we published our March Monthly Studio Report and our biggest schedule update, ever, including a behind-the-scenes video detailing just some of the considerations made when putting together a production schedule at any level. Doing this was something Chris was extremely passionate about, and I don’t have to tell you how contagious that passion for making Star Citizen can be. It’s one of the many reasons we enjoy working on a project like this.

If you haven’t checked out Chris’ Letter from the Chairman and the 3.0/2017 Production Schedule Report, I’d highly recommend you do so.

I also got to visit a replica of the Hotel Room from the end of 2001: a Space Odyssey this weekend and I’m still excited about it so I’m including a line about it and picture here and nobody can stop me. I’m even gonna bold it.

This week brings us continuing episodes of Citizens of the Stars and Loremaker’s Guide to the Galaxy, an ATV on Thursday from the LA Studio, and the return of Happy Hour Gamedev on Friday. What’s on this week’s Gamedev? Well, if things go how I think they’re gonna go, it won’t be like anything you’ll ever see from any other game studio, so check that out. Of course, thinking about it, that’s every episode of Happy Hour Gamedev so far, isn’t it?

Subscribers can look for a thread about the next Subscriber’s Town Hall to go up in the Den sometime this week, and a thread for the next 10 for the Chairman Special Edition to go up in the weeks after that.

And in case you missed it, the price for our next concept ship, the Banu Defender was announced over the weekend in the Ship Prices announcement thread. It’s $185 dollars, and the ship and the Banu race will be revealed to the world on Friday.

With that, I’ll see you in the ‘Verse.

Jared “Disco Lando” Huckaby
Community Manager


The Weekly Community Content Schedule


MONDAY, APRIL 17th, 2017
            Citizens of the Stars   (https://www.youtube.com/user/RobertsSpaceInd/)

TUESDAY, APRIL 18th, 2017
            Weekly Lore Post   (https://robertsspaceindustries.com/comm-link/spectrum-dispatch)

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19th, 2017
            Loremaker’s Guide to the Galaxy   (https://www.youtube.com/user/RobertsSpaceInd/)

THURSDAY, APRIL 20th, 2017
            Around the Verse   (https://www.youtube.com/user/RobertsSpaceInd/)
            Vault Update   

FRIDAY, APRIL 21st, 2017
            Happy Hour Gamedev – Noon PST (https://twitch.tv/starcitizen)
            RSI Newsletter
            Banu Defender Concept Sale


Community Spotlight: April 17th, 2017 – Stream Citizen


There are many ways to spread the word that Space Sims are back, be that in webforums or chatrooms, news articles or reviews, but perhaps one of my favorite ways to share our mutual love of Star Citizen is through streaming. There are many folks out there that showcase Star Citizen to others through their streams on a variety of platforms, including Twitch, YouTube, and Beam, and you can get a real sense for how the game is progressing by watching the reactions of players live. This week, we shine the spotlight on these industrious individuals who share their love of Star Citizen through streaming.

Visit the Community Hub




Talung


A self-proclaimed “gamer from the days of the Sinclair Spectrum and somehow still remaining a complete noob at most games,” Talung can often be found streaming Star Citizen and was recently partnered with Twitch.

You can find his stream channel at twitch.tv/talung.

Grakees


A fan and backer since May 2013, Grakees streams Star Citizen throughout the week. You can join in the fun at twitch.tv/grakees and experience the HUGS. He’s big on hugs. Watch out.


Sgt. Gamble


You may remember Sgt. Gamble from our CitizenCon 2016 Pre-Show gamestreams. His streams often have an infectious energy that his viewers enjoy.

You can check out his channel at twitch.tv/sgt_gamble.

RedLir


RedLir streams nearly every day of the week, often highlighting his adventures in Star Citizen. As a member of TEST Squadron… well, what more do I really need to say, right?

You can catch his streams at twitch.tv/redlir.

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