David Lins writes: "So you’ve (mentally) rolled up a character. You’ve given it some thought, and you know what type of footprint you’d like to leave on the universe. It’s time to choose your first spaceship. It’s important to remember that ships in Star Citizen aren’t just pretty; each is designed with specific roles in mind. Each ship can be fitted with hundreds of components, and they all behave realistically—if there isn’t room for your missile pod to fold into your ship, then it isn’t going to fold into your ship."