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 Post subject: Interview with PsyCadelik for the Freelancer System Editor *
 Post Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 10:14 am 
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[align=center]Welcome to another addition to! As Freelancer ages, and us too, we thought it was time to start honoring those who have helped to make this such an enjoyable adventure. From tool makers to coders to mod builders to board admins, welcome to the ' Interviews'!

I have gathered most emails for these prominent members of our community and have sent out many of them (but not all). If you think you deserve an interview, feel free to email me [email protected]. You may also nominate someone for an interview, please give me their email.

Interviews will be posted in the order I get them back and will be showcased for at least one week. All interviews will be archived in our forums for prosperity.


Hello PsyCadelik, what other names have you been known by in the Freelancer Community?
Eric Grossinger.

What part of the world do you live in?
Quebec, Canada.

How old are you?

How many years have you played Freelancer?
A year or two, some time ago.

Have you released or helped to build a mod? Please describe it.

Have you written a tutorial? Please tell us about it.

Have you created any tools for the community to use? What does it do?
FLSE, short for Freelancer System Editor.
It was a rudimentary 2D system/universe editor for

Have you ever been an Admin of a mod community or website?
Related to Freelancer? No.

Okay, let's get to the meat and potatoes! How and when did you first get involved in the wonderful game of Freelancer?
A long time ago in a galaxy far far away, I wanted to
play a cool space game and found Freelancer to be much
more interesting than others I had came upon.

What aspects of Freelancer are you most interested in?
Space exploration, cargo runs, battles and easy
modification of the game.

What groups / clans have you been affiliated with?

List your accomplishments and projects you have participated in.
FLSE 0.3 (0.1 - 0.3) (1.4 - 0.4)

List any awards, offices or positions you have held.

How has the Freelancer scene changed since you started playing?
Wouldn't know, I left the scene some time ago.

Are you currently active on any servers?

What mod really stands out in your mind?
Didn't have time to try many.. the somewhat recent
Battlestar Galactica mod looks nice. I love that show!

What do you find most interesting about Freelancer...the single player aspect, clan wars, being a pirate, a cop, vanilla
servers, hugely modded, Star wars, what?

How easy it is to modify.

What will be your role in Freelancer in the coming years?
None, or will it?.. *Insert Suspense Effect*

Describe in detail any memorable Freelancer experiences.
Does memorable implies something good? Cause I lost
FLSE 1.4 because of a HD failure.. live and learn..

Why do you spend countless hours building mods,making tools, answering questions or writing tutorials?
Because I'm a programmer and like to try new
possibilities in that realm.

What other games do you regularly play?
Unfortunately I don't play regularly, but the last
game I really enjoyed was Just Cause.

Do you have any hobbies other than games?
Programming open source games, softwares or websites.

Is there anything new coming up in the future for you?
If there is, it's probably gonna be on my current blog

How do you view the future of Freelancer?
Shadowed by Jumpgate:Evolution, need a Freelancer 2.

Can you recommend any others in the community for an interview?

Are there any last things you would like to add?
Rhubarb and jelly beans.

Thank you for the interview! It is the contributionof folks like you that help to keep the game and the community alive!
My pleasure.

Eric Grossinger

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