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    Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Event is in celebration of the debut of Hurston, the game's first explorable planet.
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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Looked in on this the other day.
    Still having problems with laggy, buggy, stuttery performance... and no idea why.

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Will give it a go on my aging set-up, hopefully it's improved since the 25fps lag fest when I tried last time, but you're comments don't inspire me with confidence...was that the 3.3 version Ttaskmaster?

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Quote Originally Posted by cptwhite_uk View Post
    was that the 3.3 version Ttaskmaster?
    Possibly. I didn't look.
    I just simply updated it on Monday and gave it a whirl. If that's the latest, then there ya go....

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    I bought into this when it 1st came out, how many bloody years ago and still nothing worthy of playing. £100 down the pan as my PC will be so far out of date if they ever do release it.

    This is just a load test no doubt.

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    Looked in on this the other day.
    Still having problems with laggy, buggy, stuttery performance... and no idea why.
    Current version is 3.3 and 3.3.5 is coming in few weeks, adding a full planet with city and 4 moons. Fps are above 50 for many even with average Rig. A big step forward versus 3.2. If you have problem, ensure you do install SC on an SSD. This is close to mandatory.

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    I would but after a quick glance around it seems like it can take up to 200GB of space... for 7 days that's just not worth even considering.

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Quote Originally Posted by LSG501 View Post
    I would but after a quick glance around it seems like it can take up to 200GB of space... for 7 days that's just not worth even considering.
    This ^

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    The last free to play with Star Citizen I wasn't very impressed.The graphics were nice. The problem was it was buggy trash and the ping was really bad. The community got really mad when I told them this game would never get released and stay in alpha forever. Don't get me wrong I was all for this game when it was announced. When they decided to vote and get the community to donate past the original goal.. that's when I saw the writing on the wall. This game is just a money sink and a pipe dream. I could be wrong, though this game has been in development forever and has stolen 200 million dollars away from unsuspecting naive dreamers.
    If this game enters Beta status in the next 10 years; I suppose that would be something to cheer about. In the next 15 years if Star Citizen releases as gold, that would be amazing.
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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Quote Originally Posted by Joe_Blober View Post
    Current version is 3.3 and 3.3.5 is coming in few weeks, adding a full planet with city and 4 moons. Fps are above 50 for many even with average Rig. A big step forward versus 3.2. If you have problem, ensure you do install SC on an SSD. This is close to mandatory.
    Hmmm... may give it another go.

    I tried it the last time it had a free weekend and it was a horrifically laggy mess (I noticed on GPU-Z my GPU was running at 9GB/8GB VRAM usage, so that was an issue) But i had to have it on a SSHD as i didn't have room on my system anywhere else, This time i have a 512GB NVME SSD free...

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    The final release may get to that size, but the current build is around 40-45GB.
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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Quote Originally Posted by Joe_Blober View Post
    If you have problem, ensure you do install SC on an SSD. This is close to mandatory.
    WHy?
    Why is it mandatory and why should I have to buy extra kit just because some half-assed developer can't sort their junk out?
    Well since I can't afford to keep buying additional SSDs every time a new game like this comes out, I guess I am now out of PC gaming forever. Goodbye all...

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    Goodbye all...
    Don't jump! There is life without playing badly written bloatware!


    Moving on... Does this have VR support yet? I'm not playing a flying or driving game any more unless it has VR support.

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    Don't jump! There is life without playing badly written bloatware!
    But having to live with the knowledge that it's MY fault for not having enough of a PC to play what was previously pish-easy even for my peasant rig....? That's not living, that's just dying slowly of guilt.....

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    Re: Star Citizen begins free-for-anyone week from 23rd Nov

    Quote Originally Posted by LSG501 View Post
    I would but after a quick glance around it seems like it can take up to 200GB of space... for 7 days that's just not worth even considering.
    it would take me all of seven days (and nights) just to download anything even approaching that much, wouldn`t leave me long to play it :/

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