"We missed you soooooo much! In all seriousness, we're finally back after a long hiatus and we're so glad to be back. Join Splicepoint and Danimal in catching up on what's been going on for the last few months. We talk Gamescom, CitizenCon, and touch on the beginning of CIG's 4th Anniversary!"
0:00 Intro - Welcome Back
2:48 Broken Radar
3:08 Happy Hour
6:30 Toast (El Danimale)
7:01 Toast (Splicepoint)
8:03 Comms: Procedural Generation
11:05 Comms: CIG Releasing Internal Schedule
12:30 Comms: Patch 2.6 (Incl. Star Marine)
19:15 Comms: Ship Sales - UEE War Bond Editions
20:50 Tangent: EVE Online now F2P
25:15 Comms: Timeline & Ships (Cutlass Rework, Pipeline, Sales)
41:25 Comms: Tevarin
45:30 Comms: Anniversary
47:20 GTYSPWWTPSC (Overwatch, Rocket League, Planet Coaster, Wow:Legion, Golfing With Friends, The Division, Dark Souls, This Is The Police, EVE: Valkyrie)
55:37 HOTAS Talk
1:02:55 Outro, Credits, Housekeeping
Production Note: "Danimal cut the show together and, let's be honest, he's rusty. Send your complaints his way. Also - we're glad to back. Come hang with us in discord, we never left over there!" - Splicepoint
"Splicepoint and Danimal are joined by Erris from the Imperial News Network to discuss the release of No Man's Sky including thoughts on procedural tech and other space sims (Elite, Star Citizen)."
3:15 The (Informal) Radar
3:57 Happy Hour
9:10 Toast (Erris)
10:55 Comms: No Man's Sky Release
31:55 Procedural Tech
55:30 Hype Trains and Other Games
1:02:55 Outro, Credits, Housekeeping
Production Note: "So Gamescom just happened... don't worry - there'll be a Data Spike on the current happenings soon (tm)!" - Splicepoint
Thanks for Erris for joining us - if you want to check out the Imperial News Network, we highly recommend it! ImperialNews.Network
"Splicepoint and Danimal are joined by an old friend, ODSK, to find out what he knows about Star Citizen, and bring him into the UEE Fleet."
1:04 The Radar
1:42 Happy Hour
5:05 Toast (ODSK)
6:48 Comms: Recruiting ODSK to the Fleet
Production Note: "Danimal has a new mic and we have a new team member, ODSK! Huzzah! Come hang with us in Discord. Our inaugural Data Spike 'Flight Night' was a great time! Link to discord at DataSpike.me" - Splicepoint
“With the release of Star Citizen alpha patch 2.4 came the beginnings of persistence in the ‘Mini-PU’. For the first time we have the ability to customize our characters, purchase and equip clothing, buy weapons, earn currency (via alpha UEC aka aUEC). Further, the default control bindings for mouse and keyboard have been given a complete overhaul. Join the Data Spike team as we discuss the latest and greatest in Star Citizen’s development.”
1:50 The Radar
2:15 Happy Hour
3:12 Toast (Splicepoint)
4:30 Comms: Patch 2.4 takeaways
11:07 Comms: General 2.4 talk and hopes for 2.5
Production Note: “Yes. I did let the outtro run after the outtro music intentionally. I thought you should all hear Das Langerman struggle with Audacity. Also, quite serious about joining us in discord! We have really enjoyed getting to know all the community members that stop by to spend time with us. As always, thanks for listening – fly safe out there!” – Splicepoint
”We talk mining in Star Citizen--What we know, what we'd like to see, and how mining is shaping up to look compared to other resource gathering games.“
2:21 The Radar
3:41 Happy Hour
5:50 Toast (El Danimale)
6:58 Comms: Mining in Star Citizen
Production Note: "I got nothing this time. Still playing with the new recording method. We think it's sounding good, but let us know if you feel otherwise!" - El Danimale
”We talk aliens and xenophobia, or more like how NOT to be xenophobic. We touch on the brief history of the UEE, introduce the alien races, and discuss how they might come into play in the Persistent Universe.“
1:35 The Radar
2:22 Happy Hour
5:49 Toast (Das Langerman)
6:23 Comms: Aliens and their role in Star Citizen
9:23 The Banu
16:32 The Xi'an
29:00 The Vanduul
40:45 The Kr'Thak
42:20 Discussion: Aliens and Star Citizen
Production Note: "Tinkering with a new way to record. Let us know if you hear anything funky or odd so we can not have it happen next time!" - El Danimale
"We catch up with original backer, former /r/starcitizen moderator, Imperial News Network director Dolvak to catch up about the history behind the Star Citizen subreddit, highlight some great community members over on the subreddit in our 'Gold Citizen' segment, and argue a little bit about the Sabre in our tenth installment of Data Spike!"
1:40 The Radar
2:14 Happy Hour
4:10 Toast...? (Dolvak)
6:00 Gold Citizen (reddit users: Alluran, Eskel_Gorov, FauxShizzle, Kanetu, Cptn.Canuck, Firespikez)
10:25 G-Locked feat. Dolvak
13:55 /r/StarCitizen Subreddit History
16:10 INN Origins
20:42 Growth of the Community and the Current State of the Space/Sci-fi Genre (SQ42, Sci-Fi Genre, X-Files Spoilers, other Space Games, peripherals, TrackIR)
27:34 We ask Dolvak to talk about how the role of INN and content creators in general will change once Star Citizen has its official launch and we talk the future of INN.
34:14 "Open Development" and Crowdfunding as a model for game development
44:29 The Sabre showdown between Splicepoint and Dolvak
50:00 What to expect from INN for the rest of 2016
Thank you to Dolvak for joining us for episode 10; and seriously, if you haven't checked out INN, give them a look - they do great stuff for the Star Citizen community. ImperialNews.Network
Production Note: "Thanks for listening. We're still working on getting a regular schedule together but we've loved all the support from everyone lately. Please let us know what you think of the show or come chat with us. We're now on Discord - check us out! Fly safe out there!" - Splicepoint
"The Data Spike gang talks life and death in the Star Citizen PU!"
1:27 The Radar
2:19 Happy Hour
4:35 Toast (El Danimale)
5:58 Data Spike Racing Challenge Results
10:04 Comms: Life (and Death) of a Spaceman
Original Reddit Thread by Reddit user /u/magicmethod
Production Note: "If that cat had nine lives, she just used 'em all." - Cousin Eddy
"The Data Spike gang talks what we know about racing and what CIG can do to make sure that they nail racing in Star Citizen!"
0:57 The Radar
1:18 Happy Hour
3:15 Toast (Splicepoint)
4:08 Comms: Uber in Star Citizen?
9:46 Comms: Racing in Star Citizen
Production Note: "Who of the Data Spike team would win in a race? Go vote in our twitter poll! We're going to race before next episode and announce the winner!" -Splicepoint
"Chef's resplendent port meets Splicepoint's cargo-hold full of cacti in this Data Spike episode about the Star Citizen economy!"
1:25 The Radar
2:10 Happy Hour
5:30 Toast (Citizen Chef)
6:15 Comms: The Star Citizen Economy
1:00:10 Nav Check: Star Citizen Persistent Universe and Squadron 42 splitting February 14th!
Production Note: "We used a new software platform to record this time around - think it solved a lot of our mic issues! Let us know how it sounds on your end." -Splicepoint
"Data Spike's first episode of 2016 is jam packed with discussion about the future of Star Citizen's endgame. We invite a guest, game developer Cptn.Canuck, onto the show to talk development and his views on what he'd like to see after a few months in the PU when it goes live, and we catch up in Comms about some of the things we're hoping to see too!"
Thank you very much to Cptn.Canuck for coming on the show! Canuck is a DOTA2 streamer over on twitch and is active in the SC community. You can also find a link to his post (as discussed in the show) here. Check out his stuff, send him any thoughts you might have, thank him for joining all of us!
Production Note:"Narrowing in on our mic issues - thanks for sticking it out! We've now ruled out hardware as the culprit and we're turning our attention to software. Also - let us know how the show is flowing for you! We're liking the way this episode went! While you're at it - give a huge thank you to El Danimale for allowing me to take a break this episode, he cut together our show this episode! Thanks Danimal!"-Splicepoint
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