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{{For|the UEE squadron unit|42nd Squadron}}
 
{{For|the UEE squadron unit|42nd Squadron}}
'''Squadron 42''' is a single player game developed by [[Chris Roberts]] and his development studio [[Cloud Imperium Games]]. It shares the same game lore and game development background and was sold together with [[Star Citizen]] until the game "pledge packages" were split on 2016-02-14.{{RSI|ref=yes|text=Package Split Information|url=comm-link/transmission/15189-Package-Split-Information}}
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'''Squadron 42''' is a single player game<ref>[10FTC Episode 67 Question 7](http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=67&qid=7)</ref> developed by [[Chris Roberts]] and his development studio [[Cloud Imperium Games]]. It shares the same game lore and game development background and was sold together with [[Star Citizen]] until the game "pledge packages" were split on 2016-02-14.{{RSI|ref=yes|text=Package Split Information|url=comm-link/transmission/15189-Package-Split-Information}}
  
 
== Development ==
 
== Development ==
 
SQ42 was announced originally in a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 together with Star Citizen. After the implementation of more [[Stretch Goal|Stretch goals]] (the last stretch goal was achieved 2014-11-10) the release was subsequently postponed. After [[CitizenCon]] in 2015, a new homepage "Answer the Call" showed the date 2016. At CitizenCon 2016 Roberts confirmed a delay of the game. Squadron 42 is slated for release in 2017.<ref>[https://youtu.be/XuDj5v81Nd0?t=1h7m18s YouTube - Citizen Con 2016 Presentation - Timecode 1h7m]</ref>{{RSIref|url=squadron42|text=Squadron42 - Answer the Call}}[[File:SQ42-AnswerTheCall-2017.png|[https://robertsspaceindustries.com/squadron42 Answer the Call - 2017]|thumb|right]]
 
SQ42 was announced originally in a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 together with Star Citizen. After the implementation of more [[Stretch Goal|Stretch goals]] (the last stretch goal was achieved 2014-11-10) the release was subsequently postponed. After [[CitizenCon]] in 2015, a new homepage "Answer the Call" showed the date 2016. At CitizenCon 2016 Roberts confirmed a delay of the game. Squadron 42 is slated for release in 2017.<ref>[https://youtu.be/XuDj5v81Nd0?t=1h7m18s YouTube - Citizen Con 2016 Presentation - Timecode 1h7m]</ref>{{RSIref|url=squadron42|text=Squadron42 - Answer the Call}}[[File:SQ42-AnswerTheCall-2017.png|[https://robertsspaceindustries.com/squadron42 Answer the Call - 2017]|thumb|right]]
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== Features ==
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{{quote|Take the role of a rookie [[UEE]] Navy combat pilot in a cinematic single-player epic adventure set in the [[Star Citizen]] universe.
 
{{quote|Take the role of a rookie [[UEE]] Navy combat pilot in a cinematic single-player epic adventure set in the [[Star Citizen]] universe.
  
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* Cutting-edge performance capture brings unprecedented emotion and life to some of your favorite actors.
 
* Cutting-edge performance capture brings unprecedented emotion and life to some of your favorite actors.
 
* Powered by [[CryEngine]], Squadron 42 pushes gaming graphics and fidelity to the next level.|{{RSI|ref=no|url=squadron42|text=Squadron 42}}}}
 
* Powered by [[CryEngine]], Squadron 42 pushes gaming graphics and fidelity to the next level.|{{RSI|ref=no|url=squadron42|text=Squadron 42}}}}
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* Squadron 42 will have "have some level of difficulty setting".<ref>[10FTC Episode 62 Question 7](http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=62&qid=7</ref>
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* Squadron 42 will have first person shooter elements.<ref>[10PRO Episode 13 Question 3](http://scqa.info/?show=10PRO&episode=13&qid=3)</ref>
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* Character customization<ref>[10FTC Episode 76 Question 10](http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=76&qid=10)</ref><ref>[10DEV Episode 10 Question 7](http://scqa.info/?show=10DEV&episode=10&qid=7)</ref>
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* Squadron 42 will have planetary landings and possibly procedural generated planets.<ref>[10FTC Episode 85 Question 10](http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=85&qid=10)</ref><ref>[10DEV Episode 13 Question 10](http://scqa.info/?show=10DEV&episode=13&qid=10)</ref>
  
 
== Story ==
 
== Story ==
 
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{{Spoiler}}
The story will begin after the [[Attack on Vega II|Events of Vega II]] in 2945.<ref>{{RSIForumComment|comnum=6778122|text=DevPost stating Squadron 42 start time.}}</ref> It will detail the story of the player joining and flying with the [[UEE Navy]]'s celebrated [[42nd Squadron]].
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The story will begin after the [[Attack on Vega II|Events of Vega II]] in 2945.<ref>{{RSIForumComment|comnum=6778122|text=DevPost stating Squadron 42 start time.}}</ref><ref>[10FTC Episode 79 Question 1](http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=79&qid=1)</ref> It will detail the story of the player joining and flying with the [[UEE Navy]]'s celebrated [[42nd Squadron]].
  
 
At some point the player will serve onboard the [[UEES Stanton]] which is assigned to the [[5th Fleet]], [[87th Battlegroup]] in the [[Odin]] system.<ref>[https://youtu.be/qexLUpQJPw8 Squadron 42: The Morrow Tour (LIVE Version)  (Squadron 42: Preview)] from 2015-10-10. Accessed 2016-11-05.</ref>
 
At some point the player will serve onboard the [[UEES Stanton]] which is assigned to the [[5th Fleet]], [[87th Battlegroup]] in the [[Odin]] system.<ref>[https://youtu.be/qexLUpQJPw8 Squadron 42: The Morrow Tour (LIVE Version)  (Squadron 42: Preview)] from 2015-10-10. Accessed 2016-11-05.</ref>

Revision as of 00:15, 9 November 2016

Squadron 42 Logo
Forlink.svg  For the UEE squadron unit, see 42nd Squadron.

Squadron 42 is a single player game[1] developed by Chris Roberts and his development studio Cloud Imperium Games. It shares the same game lore and game development background and was sold together with Star Citizen until the game "pledge packages" were split on 2016-02-14.[2]

Development

SQ42 was announced originally in a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 together with Star Citizen. After the implementation of more Stretch goals (the last stretch goal was achieved 2014-11-10) the release was subsequently postponed. After CitizenCon in 2015, a new homepage "Answer the Call" showed the date 2016. At CitizenCon 2016 Roberts confirmed a delay of the game. Squadron 42 is slated for release in 2017.[3][4]


Features

"Take the role of a rookie UEE Navy combat pilot in a cinematic single-player epic adventure set in the Star Citizen universe.

  • Battle in the stars and face-to-face as you seamlessly transition between dogfighting and ground combat.
  • Serve aboard a massive Navy capital ship as your custom character interacts and builds relationships with a living, breathing crew.
  • Cutting-edge performance capture brings unprecedented emotion and life to some of your favorite actors.
  • Powered by CryEngine, Squadron 42 pushes gaming graphics and fidelity to the next level."

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  • Squadron 42 will have "have some level of difficulty setting".[5]
  • Squadron 42 will have first person shooter elements.[6]
  • Character customization[7][8]
  • Squadron 42 will have planetary landings and possibly procedural generated planets.[9][10]

Story

The story will begin after the Events of Vega II in 2945.[11][12] It will detail the story of the player joining and flying with the UEE Navy's celebrated 42nd Squadron.

At some point the player will serve onboard the UEES Stanton which is assigned to the 5th Fleet, 87th Battlegroup in the Odin system.[13]

Cast

The cast of Squadron 42 includes a strong list of A-list actors and actresses including

Full Cast & Crew on IMDb (As of 2016-11-05 not complete).

Squadron 42 Soundtrack

Squadron 42's soundtrack composed by Geoff Zanelli, is not yet available, however some tracks have been publicly shared. Geoff Zanelli's Website

See Also

References

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