Forums member Lt. Overload has launched a new website where he intends to host his custom missions for Secret Ops as well as some raw materials (sector maps, carrier rooms) for creating custom missions and environments. Right now you can download his Kraken mission pack and there is a preview for an upcoming campaign that will span 8 missions and feature a new kind of alien ship! Check out the new website at http://wcsocm.weebly.com.
For years now I've been toying with and playing around with Secret Ops, only releasing some of my work to the public every now and again. This is my first step towards releasing more content faster, WCSOCM! Currently the site is still a work-in-progress. I'd say when "The Evacuation" (explained below!) is released, the site will be fully operational.
My missions are very simple, and made with simple tools, in similar vein to Primarch's missions of years past. My mods, missions, etc, are very easy to install and easy to play, That was my goal, fun missions and other things that could be added and taken out easily without patches or crazy instructions or data editing.
I hope you enjoy, and check back for more soon!
Black Lance Transport Certified For Covert Cargo
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Happy St. Patrick's Day From The Green Salthi
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Un Juego de Chris Roberts
Christian Klein, the Pixel Engineer, has dug up another awesome European localization. It's a second Spanish DROsoft box that includes a combination of both Secret Missions in the same package! The reverse side of each has been translated and combined into one, but the included paper inserts appear to still be in English. (2018-03-15)
Goodbye, Stephen Hawking
The extraordinary theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has passed away and tributes are pouring in from across the internet. As a genius thinker and pioneer in space, he made his mark on the whole genre of science-fiction, including Wing Commander. On the universe map, star systems are often named after developers, authors and even fans. (2018-03-14)