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Offline Zach

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Bridge Commander 2 ends, rebranded as "Stellar Expanse".
« on: 20 September 2017 04:48 AM »

After over half a decade in development, the fan project “Bridge Commander 2” has ceased development and re-branded as “Stellar Expanse”.


The project will no longer make use of the Star Trek universe or any of its familiar ships, characters or locales and will now be an entirely original project.  The project creator insists that no cease-and-desist was ever received from CBS and that this move has been made as a way to release a game faster, unbound by the requirements, rules or limitations of the Star Trek universe.


The move has come as a surprise to some fans who have in the past supported the project financially on the basis that it is set in the “Star Trek” universe.


One supporter commented:


Being one of the supporters who shelled out 200 bucks to help with a Star Trek game, I’m pretty upset about not even having a Star Trek game. I’m really looking forward to your answers.


The project creator replied:


There’s just some things that I’m not at liberty to discuss in public, i really am sorry about that, but just know that it’s for the better.


There are an array of other comments from folks disappointed in this move and it is unclear as to whether those who financially supported will be able to request their money back given that the game they supported will no longer be released.


As a Star Trek Gaming website, Hailing Frequency will no longer be providing coverage of this project; therefore if you do wish to continue supporting the project, be sure to check out their Facebook page.



Offline temp89

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Re: Bridge Commander 2 ends, rebranded as \
« Reply #1 on: 20 September 2017 01:35 PM »
I am shocked... shocked I tell you /s

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What *some* of you are completely failing to understand is that...

Instead of saying "nevermind, CBS is too strict, trek is too hard, etc etc"

I'm saying, "You know what? these people (even the ungrateful ones) deserve a game, and i'm going to finish *A* Game for them, be it trek or a custom genre, the fact is, it will be a game that people will enjoy"

So, in short, stop bitching, click the like button on this post, don't complain, i honestly don't care if there's some people who don't like the fact that i abandoned the trek genre, if you unlike this game and follow a different one, fine, sorry to see you go, don't complain on the way out.

But if you're staying.... stop complaining, wait for updates.

"Stop pointing out the project's total failure to deliver and me running off with your money!"


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Re: Bridge Commander 2 ends, rebranded as \
« Reply #2 on: 20 September 2017 05:16 PM »
"Stop pointing out the project's total failure to deliver and me running off with your money!"
I mean, it's easy to complain about something if you don't pay for it to begin with right?

There's a lot of negative comments, but out of the thousands of people who saw everything happen, only a handful are complaining, the rest are completely behind the rebranded project.

The thing you are failing to realize is that it's a Space Simulation game, It will have modding support, mod your own trek into it.
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Re: Bridge Commander 2 ends, rebranded as \
« Reply #3 on: 20 September 2017 11:51 PM »
I mean, it's easy to complain about something if you don't pay for it to begin with right?

It's easy to complain when there are so many things wrong with the project. You don't have the technical skill or the talent to deliver a project of this scope. You fleeced people of their money on the promise of a Trek game you knew you couldn't deliver.