The “Meet the Devs” live event in Austin, Texas featured three team members from the Star Citizen Austin office: John, Mike, and Hamed. They discussed their roles in publishing, game builds, and hardware management, highlighting achievements such as seamlessly connecting over 100 systems at a recent show.
On February 9, 2024, there was a Star Citizen live event called “Meet the Devs” in Austin, Texas. The event featured three team members from the Austin office: John, Mike, and Hamed. John, head of publishing, is responsible for pushing builds, testing, and addressing customer questions. Hamed manages game builds and oversees the physical hardware required for the game to go live. Mike is dedicated to managing the hardware and ensuring the team has the necessary equipment for operations. He also handles licenses and firmware updates.
The team discussed their roles in detail, with Mike sharing that he was once responsible for wiring the entire Citizen Con show. He also mentioned a recent achievement of replicating the current build onto a portable appliance and connecting it to over 100 systems at the show seamlessly.
While the focus of the event was on the individuals and their roles, it was highlighted that Star Citizen’s developer, CIG, is the largest customer of Amazon in terms of daily data movement globally. For more in-depth stories and information, viewers were encouraged to watch the second half of the show once it is published on YouTube.
Overall, the event provided insights into the responsibilities of key team members in the Austin office, including publishing, game builds, and hardware management. It also showcased a notable achievement in seamlessly connecting multiple systems at a recent show.