If everything goes well, Star Citizen is going to be one of the games of the decade — an immersive space opera in which players would be able to have a parallel life. There are 200 teams designing spaceships for this persistent universe in a worldwide contest. Here are a few of them.
Some are clearly inspired by movies or TV shows. Like this from Aliens…
…or this, which looks like a big Battlestar Galactica Raptor.
Some of them are really ’80s:
Oh, and there will be cities too:
I can’t wait to experience this with an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.
In case you don’t know what Star Citizen is, here’s its creator Chris Roberts — of Wing Commander fame — giving an amazing demo:
Here’s the demo of one of the ships: