Releasing a new video, Cloud Imperium Game
, created by Chris Roberts, who helped define the space sim genre in computer games during the 1990s with his Wing Commander and Privateer franchises, announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign
for Star Citizen
which will provide a scalable crowd funding platform in addition to the custom one hosted on the Star Citizen site to help Roberts reach the company's stated goal of raising a minimum of two million dollars for Star Citizen.
Roberts spoke directly to his fans about the situation in a new video now locally mirrored.