Roberts Space Industries has posted a fun video from the October 10 announcement event at GDC. Several Wing Commander fans are interviewed about their experiences with Chris Roberts games and what they're looking forward to next. A few CIC staff members even pop up in various scenes.
There's also some cool shots in and around the ballroom where Mr. Roberts announced Star Citizen. Check out the video below!
In other RSI news, Chris Roberts will be doing his Reddit AMA starting Monday, October 22, from 10 am Pacific time through 5 pm Pacific time. Stop by and ask him stuff! The pledge drive has also reached $1.6 million!
Wingnuts can't seem to get enough of the Squadron 42 cinematic trailer, and several dedicated fans have found even more connections to Wing Commander.
The first shot below draws a nice parallel between the Strakha strike on the Tiger's Claw during the Wing Commander 2 intro and the sneak attack on the Paul Steed. Thanks to No Remorse for grabbing the screenshot. Fortunately, at least one Bengal class carrier survived these encounters!
Death Angel noticed that this next image reveals the crewman who salutes us on the bridge is named Blair!
Jetlag got a very close-up zoom of the patch reveals that although they're extremely similar, "Terran Confederation" has been replaced with "United Empire of Earth." The bottom portion of the patch still says "Unified Space Command" underneath a Confed logo.
And finally, Wikingertux somehow managed to catch the exploding enemy ship right at the point where its pilot was being ejected. The "Vanduul" inside bears a striking resemblance to a Kilrathi, complete with Movie-style pilot armor!
Kudos to all the fans with an amazing eye to detail and for Chris Roberts for including all these neat clues in the trailer. What else is out there to find?!
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