Maslas has posted several new images that reveal the Caernarvon type structure in Wing Commander Flat Universe. In this case, the base is Deadalus Station, which is the outpost popularized at the WCFU website and in its fiction. Be sure to check out the playable Alpha test if you'd like to get a sneak preview of the game in action. The project has also been nominated for an "Indie Game of the Year" award at IndieDB, so head over and help them out by casting a vote if you like what you see!
Wing Commander: Flat Universe is a free fan top down space combat simulator based on the world of the famous Wing Commander Series created by Chris Roberts and Origin. The game is still in Alpha phase and its development is progressing on a regular basis. The game will be released and given to the public on stages. The project development will continue by the MaslasBros until most of the
following goals are fulfilled:
- Cross platform support (Windows, Mac and Linux).
- Single Player Campaing mode.
- Multiplayer mode (both LAN and OnLine).
- Mission Editor for both single and multiplayer modes.
- A wide range of warbirds from all factions (Confed, Border World, Kilrathi, Black Lance).
- Numerous weapons. From basic laser blasters to mace nuclear missiles.
- Addictive gameplay that will blow you away. Including shields, capacitors, power management, damage modeling.
- Spectacular 3d graphics. With more than 20 impressive systems to travel to.
Watch Hamill Receive His Star
As we reported last month, Wing Commander hero and prominent voice actor Mark Hamill recently received his star on the Hollywood walk of fame. George Lucas and Harrison Ford also helped present the honor, so it looks like it was quite an event! Check out the fun below:Mark Hamill aka Luke Skywalker from 'Star War' received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (2018-03-23)
Upper Memory Block Walks Down Memory Lane
The Upper Memory Block podcast has kicked off a fun play-through of Wing Commander 2. Game streaming is a common pastime this days and there are lots of folks out there recording their Wing Commander sessions, so we don't highlight them all. But UMB is a big fan of the Wing Commander series, and they have a lot of similar contemporary interests to Wingnuts. (2018-03-22)
Homeworld Mod Deploys Black Lance
It's a big week for the Homeworld Remastered Mod! Their long-awaited Black Lance upgrade has now been released. Fans can grab it at either the Steam Workshop or ModDB, but users with a current copy will get the update automatically. (2018-03-21)
New WC Toolbox Expands WC2 Campaign Support
The WC Toolbox has gotten smarter with another new update. Version 4.2. (2018-03-20)
Kilrathi Fleet Gets Large Scale LLOD Upgrades
A couple of monster models have made their way into the Last Line of Defense project. Using some newly discovered information, Deathsnake has scaled up his fearsome Rigakh cruiser. Fairly credible stats imply it's even larger than the Confederation class dreadnought! (2018-03-19)