Cloud Imperium Games’ Star Citizen is basically a giant sandbox. It’s possibly more of a sandbox now that it’s still an unfinished alpha than it might be in its projected final form.
Like all sandboxes, perhaps the most interesting and fun experiences come from elements that one wouldn’t normally identify as intended features, but they’re instead things that you come across while simply exploring.
A few days ago I was happily minding my own business on the Coruscant-like planet ArcCorp, an interesting celestial body that has its whole surface covered by a gargantuan city.
While flying around, I noticed that the HUD indicators of quite a few ships piloted by other players were stationary on top of skyscrapers. I actually never thought to check the skyscrapers out. Most of them don’t have an interior, so I didn’t think the tops would be interesting either.
Little did I know, I was in for an adventure. You can see what I mean below.
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