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On this day in 2023

Awesome Playstation Load Screens All Lined Up
   I just noticed the Wing Commander IV PlayStation disc change screens all have different ship reflections. Cool as hell! The first disc image with the Hellcats is also used as a splash...

On this day in 2022

Chunky Avenger Ready to Kick Lego Butt
   One of John Nelson's original Wing Commander designs a while back was the sturdy Border Worlds Avenger. Although it's super impressive what people can do with Lego bricks, there's always room for imp...

On this day in 2021

Love Your Dad
   ...and other bizarre Mercenaries Guild advertisements from the Gemini Sector. ...

On this day in 2020

Hamill Leading Campaign Event
   Origin founder Richard Garriott has posted about an upcoming event hosted by Wing Commander star Mark Hamill. He'll be talking with presidential candidate Joe Biden about hope and democracy. It will...

On this day in 2019

All Wings Considered - Episode 18 - LIVE!
    The latest episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite se...

On this day in 2018

Spanish Special Operations are Extra Special
   After seeing the Spanish WC2 that Christian Klein recently acquired, the next natural question was whether DROSoft had also localized the Special Operations. The answer is yes, and it comes in an awe...

On this day in 2017

Custom Wing Commander Controller Stuns
   djfx has an incredible fan project to share: a custom Wing Commander arcade controller! It's designed to seemlessly play Wing Commander I, II and Privateer... and boy does it look cool! Here's his sto...

On this day in 2016

Cerberus Looking Good From Above
   Here's the latest on a very nearly complete TCS Cerberus by DefianceIndustries. The upper superstructure is all textured in now, so the ship is about ready to rock in the Secret Ops Model Upgrade Pac...

On this day in 2015

Vote For Wing Commander Arena's Xbox One Backward Compatibility Support!
   Microsoft revealed big news at E3 this week when they announced that the XBox One will gain backwards compatibility with XBox 360 games. Twenty-one titles are already functional for XBox Preview memb...

On this day in 2014

Origin Veteran Tony Zurovec Joins Star Citizen
   Joystiq reports that Origin veteran Tony Zurovec has joined the Austin branch of CIG, where he will take charge of the persistent universe (press release). He recently sat down for a video interview w...

On this day in 2013

Admiral Tolwyn Does It For The Kids
    Flixist has conducted an interview with veteran actor Malcolm McDowell. The main focus is on his new movie, A Green Story, but the interviewer covers his career as a whole too. Mr. McDowell has ...

Amazon Adds 3D Printer Section
   In yet another sign that 3D printing is becoming more and more mainstream, has opened up a dedicated 3d printer store. They stock things such as raw filament, CAD software and the replicat...

On this day in 2012

The First Centurion
   Sheppard has made a cool discovery: an early 1992 Origin advertisement showing off the Wing Commander series... and featuring an extremely obscure piece of temp artwork for the Privateer box! This bla...

On this day in 2011

Movie Crashing Patch Patched Up to 1.2
    Mash has updated his Kilrathi Saga WC3 movie crashing patch to be even more compatible with modern systems. The program works to prevent a bug that disrupts KS WC3 during movie playback, and ...

De(s)cent Free Space Sim Engine Simulates Universe
    Dran is always looking out for fellow Wing Commander modders and wanted to share his latest find. The aptly named Space Engine is a free space sim engine for Windows that actually looks prett...

On this day in 2010

Buy PSN Wing Commander IV from the Web
   There's now one more way to buy Wing Commander IV for your Playstation 3 or PSP. The process is similar to buying Wing Commander Arena for XBox Live over your PC. Start by downloading Media Go, an i...

DOSBox 0.74 Released
   A new version of DOSBox has been released! Version 0.74 adds some great enhancements that help get classic Wing Commander games running better than ever. Control over CPU timing has been improved, w...

On this day in 2009

Freddie Prinze Jr.: "24's New Ass-Kicking Bad Boy?"
    Everyone's third favorite Christopher Blair will be appearing next year in a high profile role next to Kiefer Sutherland in Fox's 24 television show. Several Wing Commander actors have appear...

Making the Game: Comms
   This conceptual document explains how Wing Commander Prophecy handles different types of in-flight comms. Check out the eight-step checklist required for a player-called communication message to play....

On this day in 2008

Even More Gratha
   Did you think you'd seen enough Gratha in this last update? Well, you haven't seen anything yet! Michelle D has improved her Kilrathi fighter model even more, resulting in these additional screenshots...

Making the Game - Part 46
   It's the last Component Manager Meeting agenda of the year - December 6, 1996 - and, in fact, the last one for quite a while. We won't see another such document until February 28. This one also introd...

On this day in 2007

BREAKING NEWS: Arena Achievement Graphics Revealed
   Xbox 360 Achievements has posted the Achievement graphics for Wing Commander Arena! You can find them here. For those unfamiliar with the Xbox 360, achievements are electronic 'badges' won for complet...

Final Gemini Gold 1.02 Complete
   The final version of Privateer Gemini Gold version 1.02 has been released. This iteration comes after several successful test versions put out over the last few weeks. Windows, Lunix and Mac version...

EA Regroups Under Four Labels
    Electronics Arts has announced that it is restructuring into four primary business units. EA Sports, EA Games, EA Casual Entertainment and The Sims will be the main brands that games are publ...

On this day in 2006

Classic Ad Mentions Never-Released WC Port
   Stone48420 scanned a couple of old Wing Commander 3 advertisements that he had around, and they're both pretty neat. The first is a full spread that talks about WC3's imminent arrival for Macintosh, ...

Only Tolwyn Could Go To China
   Pacific Epoch, a Chinese news site, has posted commentary on EVE Online's apparent failure in the Chinese market. Naturally, the problem is the same one we face today - a lack of Wing Commander. ...

On this day in 2005

Tactics Bengal Model Complete
   Chevieblazer has finished his take on the Bengal Class Carrier design for the WC Tactics project. The design comes complete with a chewy fun flavored background. Chevie is now working on the lightwa...

More Ships To Test In Space Combat
   Overmortal has prepared a couple new designs for the realistic space simulator Space Combat. The designs might not be as pretty as some people are used to, but the goal of the SC engine is to test di...

On this day in 2004

Announcing The First Annual #Wingnut Wedding
   We're happy to announce that CIC staff member Brandon Strevell and Cheryl Jornov were married yesterday in Valatie, New York. Everything went off perfectly as planned. We'd like to share a few happy...

Bob Fires Up His Quine 4000
   Bob has booted up his latest creation and taken a screenshot for us all to see. If it's a Quine 4000, why is it running Netscape 4.0? It's good to know the CIC is still around in 2669. ...

On this day in 2003

Stylish New CIC Gear On The Way
   Pretty soon we'll be ordering a batch of CIC polo shirts to wear at Dragon*Con and other events, and we thought we'd extend the deal to everyone else. Be the first on your block to sport our trendy n...

Prophecy Advance Limping to Australia?
   Quarto and others at Crius have been reporting that Australian game stores have been reporting a June 20 date for Prophecy Advance. Since initial reports are that the game has not actually arrived, i...

CIC Upgrades Phase Two
   The bulk of our server team's work today will revolve around migrating the primary Downtime should be minimal, if noticeable at all. With Crius now functional, we'll also be able to keep...

Where's Your Wing Commander Tattoo?
   I bet someone thought I was joking yesterday. It's not just a picture of Hades with an Origin logo on his head. He's also holding a giant Kilrathi head with an Origin logo on it too. ...

Attention All Shusterman Fans
   At 8:00 pm and 11:00 pm Pacific/Eastern, the Discovery Channel in the US will be airing an XBox Documentary. A certain portion of our viewer base might find that interesting by itself, but JustinS an...

On this day in 2001

From: Davis & Co., Armaments and Supplies
   There is a cargo ship fully loaded with top secret nerve weapons which would spell disaster for our corporation if they were to get out in the open. We need an experienced escort pilot, and your name ...

   Happy AHM...

On this day in 2000

Wing Commander Der Preis der Freiheit Released
   What appears to be the German translation of "The Price of Freedom" has been released in Germany by Bastei Luebbe. There have been questions raised about which story is actually told in this novel. ...

Hey, It's Not Just a Star Trek Site
   Similar to their preview, Federation HQ is of the belief that Starlancer is the continuation of Wing Commander. In their review, the author begins with quite a few reflections back on WC, then goes i...

On this day in 1999

Another Double Week
   Due to circumstances, we've got another Trivia Double Week. Weeks 30 & 31 have been released. As usual, these are especially good times to play because twice as many points are available. This week...

Exact Dan Bennett Quote
   Nighthawk was kind enough to dig up the PC Gamer quote we mentioned yesterday."I'll never forget meeting Mark Hamill and Malcolm McDowell on the Wing Commander IV set (the fact that it was on the same...

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