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|Title = Squadron 42
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|Row 1 Info = [[Special:MyLanguage/Cloud Imperium Games|Cloud Imperium Games]] / [[Foundry 42]]
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|Row 2 Info = [[Special:MyLanguage/Roberts Space Industries (publisher)|Roberts Space Industries]]
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|Row 3 Info = Single player campaign with [[Special:MyLanguage/First Person Universe|First Person Universe]]
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|Row 4 Info = Microsoft Windows
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|Row 5 Info = [[Special:MyLanguage/Star Engine|Star Engine]] (Heavily modified Amazon Lumberyard)
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'''Squadron 42''' is a single player game <ref>[https://youtu.be/yLjk2UvfFRA 10 For the Chairman: Episode 67] from 2015-09-21; [http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=67&qid=7 Transcript by SCQA]
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</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}}
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== Development ==
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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 2015|CitizenCon in 2015]], a new homepage "Answer the Call" showed the date 2016. At CitizenCon 2016 Roberts confirmed a delay of the game. Its release date is currently unknown. <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.png|[https://robertsspaceindustries.com/squadron42 Answer the Call]|thumb|right]]
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[[File:Squadron42-logo.png|full|right]]
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== Features ==
The single player story driven portion of [[Star Citizen]], a "First Person Universe" computer game developed by [[Chris Roberts]] and his development studio [[Cloud Imperium Games]].
 
  
 
{{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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* Serve aboard a massive Navy capital ship as your custom character interacts and builds relationships with a living, breathing crew.
 
* 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.
 
* 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|url=squadron42|text=Squadron 42}}}}
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* Powered by [[CryEngine]], Squadron 42 pushes gaming graphics and fidelity to the next level.|{{RSI|ref=no|url=squadron42|text=Squadron 42}}}}
  
Squadron 42 is slated for release in 2017 (or at least it was slated for 2016 and delayed).<ref>[https://youtu.be/XuDj5v81Nd0?t=1h7m18s YouTube - Citizen Con 2016 Presentation - Timecode 1h7m]</ref>
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* Squadron 42 will have "have some level of difficulty setting".<ref>[https://youtu.be/zt4r3ksHXng 10 For the Chairman Episode 62] from 2015-08-03; Transcript by [http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=62&qid=7 SCQA].
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* Squadron 42 will have first person shooter elements.<ref>[https://youtu.be/jo85N7P5UeQ 10 for the Producers: Episode 13] from  2015-11-23; Transcript by [http://scqa.info/?show=10PRO&episode=13&qid=3 SCQA].
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* Character customization.<ref>[https://youtu.be/GOyEcb5jJfE 10 for the Chairman: Episode 76] from 2016-02-01; Transcript by [http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=76&qid=10 SCQA].
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</ref><ref>[https://youtu.be/PbTQWmXFuM0 10 for the Developers: Episode 10] from 2016-05-16; Transcript by [http://scqa.info/?show=10DEV&episode=10&qid=7 SCQA].
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* Squadron 42 will have planetary landings and possibly procedural generated planets.<ref>[https://youtu.be/9IubH4hHIFw Star Citizen: 10 for the Chairman - Episode 85] from 2016-07-20; Transcript by [http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=85&qid=10 SCQA]
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</ref><ref>[https://youtu.be/hp5AlLytcn0 10 for the Developers: Episode 13] from 2016-07-06; Transcript by [http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=85&qid=10 SCQA].
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== Story ==
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The story will begin after the [[Attack on Vega II|Events of Vega II]] in 2945.<ref>{{RSIForumComment|ref=no|comnum=6778122|text=DevPost stating Squadron 42 start time.}}</ref><ref>[https://youtu.be/7sCTnlihzEY 10 for the Chairman: Episode 79] from 2016-03-14; Transcript by [http://scqa.info/?show=10FTC&episode=79&qid=1 SCQA].
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</ref> It will detail the story of the player joining and flying with the [[UEE Navy]]'s celebrated [[42nd Squadron]].
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At some point the player will serve on board 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>
  
 
== Cast ==
 
== Cast ==
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{{for|the full cast|:Category:Characters}}
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The cast of Squadron 42 includes a strong list of A-list actors and actresses including
 
The cast of Squadron 42 includes a strong list of A-list actors and actresses including
* Gary Oldman as [[Ernst Bishop]
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* Gary Oldman as Admiral [[Ernst Bishop]]
* Mark Hamill as [[Steve Colton|Steve "Old Man" Cotton]]
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* Mark Hamill as Lieutenant Commander [[Steve Colton|Steve "Old Man" Cotton]]
* Mark Strong  
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* Mark Strong as Captain [[Thomas Wade]]
 
* John Rhys-Davies as [[Randall Graves]]
 
* John Rhys-Davies as [[Randall Graves]]
* Liam Cunningham as [[Noah White]]
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* Liam Cunningham as Captain [[Noah White]]
* Gillian Anderson
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* Gillian Anderson as Captain [[Rachel MacLaren]]
* Andy Serkis as [[Thul'Oquray]]
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* Andy Serkis as [[Thul'Oqquray]]
[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5194726/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm Full Cast & Crew on IMDb]
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* Jack Huston as [[Cal Mason]]
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* Sophie Wu as [[Cara Webster|Cara "Web" Webster]]
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* Ben Mendelsohn as [[Julian Wexler]]
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* Ian Duncan as the [[Player characters|Player character]]
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[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5194726/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm Full Cast & Crew on IMDb] (As of 2018-02-19 not complete).
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== Squadron 42 Soundtrack ==
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Squadron 42's soundtrack composed by [[Geoff Zanelli]], is not yet available, however some tracks have been publicly shared.<ref>[http://www.geoffzanelli.com/projects/star-citizen/ Geoff Zanelli's Website]</ref>
  
== [[Squadron 42 Soundtrack]] ==
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=== Named Tracks by Zanelli ===
Squadron 42's soundtrack composed by Geoff Zanelli, is not yet available, however some tracks have been publicly shared. [http://www.geoffzanelli.com/projects/star-citizen/ Geoff Zanelli's Website]
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* Bishop Speech
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* Cutlass Tango
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* Old Man Teaser
  
== See Also ==
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== See also ==
* {{RSI|url=squadron42|text=Squadron42 - Answer the Call}}
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* {{RSI|ref=no|url=squadron42|text=Squadron42 - Answer the Call}}
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Citizen#Squadron_42 Squadron 42 on Wikipedia]
 
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Citizen#Squadron_42 Squadron 42 on Wikipedia]
 
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5194726/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Squadron 42 on IMDb]
 
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5194726/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Squadron 42 on IMDb]
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* {{RSI|ref=no|url=https://robertsspaceindustries.com/comm-link/transmission/16792-Squadron-42-Monthly-Report-September-20182|text=Squadron 42 Monthly Report: September 2018}}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 08:57, 10 November 2018

Forlink.svg  For the UEE squadron unit, see 42nd Squadron.
Squadron42-logo.png
Squadron 42
DeveloperCloud Imperium Games / Foundry 42
PublisherRoberts Space Industries
GenreSingle player campaign with First Person Universe
PlatformsMicrosoft Windows
EngineStar Engine (Heavily modified Amazon Lumberyard)
ReleaseTBD

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. Its release date is currently unknown. [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."

RSInotext.svg Squadron 42

  • 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 on board the UEES Stanton which is assigned to the 5th Fleet, 87th Battlegroup in the Odin system.[13]

Cast

Forlink.svg  For the full cast, see :Category:Characters.

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

Full Cast & Crew on IMDb (As of 2018-02-19 not complete).

Squadron 42 Soundtrack

Squadron 42's soundtrack composed by Geoff Zanelli, is not yet available, however some tracks have been publicly shared.[14]

Named Tracks by Zanelli

  • Bishop Speech
  • Cutlass Tango
  • Old Man Teaser

See also

References