Top Dollar has ripped all of the in-game music from Prophecy and made them available as high quality MP3s.
This is one of those game scores that evoke nostalgic feelings in me. For other people, this might apply to one of the countless Final Fantasy scores or the (awesome) Chrono Cross. But for me (who got into japanese video game score much, much later), this was one of the first games I would have bought the accompanying OST. Some might say: But there WAS an OST for it. Yes, indeed, BUT: The OST featured nothing from the score by Oldziey and only two songs by Cobalt 60 featured in the game. So I skipped this one.
If you would like to leave him some feedback, his contact details are in this readme. Among other things, the file also includes some technical information on the audio quality and the codecs used. You can download the tracks from our ftp:
2015-03-25 -- Fans have long been intrigued by the differences posed by Super Wing Commander. Ostensibly a remake of the original Wing Commander with newer graphics, the games' smattering of familiar fighters has much confusing crossover with ship models used in very different roles throughout Privateer and Armada. And while WC1 and The Secret Missions were pretty faithfully recreated in the new engine, SM2 was replaced by a brand new intermediate campaign where the Tiger's Claw seeks out and destroys the shipyards that spawned the Sivar Dreadnought.
2015-03-24 -- DocteurJ tipped us off about the second chapter in OldiesGamesTV's high quality playthrough of WC4. Just like chapter one, this episode is spoken in French thanks to a special remixing of the audio from the CD version on top of DVD edition's high res video. Even for non-French speakers, it's pretty interesting to see how the voices are dubbed in a different country.
2015-03-23 -- Dondragmer has been hard at work with fellow fans performing digital archeology on the art of Wing Commander 1, and he's made some interesting discoveries! The first reveals the ceiling panels of the original four Confed fighters. Everyone has probably seen these without noticing before, since they're briefly visible during the first person ejection sequence, but they fly by so fast that nobody ever gets a good look.
2015-03-22 -- Stinger has published another big update to his WCDX patch for Kilrathi Saga. It restores even more of the original DOS games' features to the Windows edition of the earlier Wing Commanders. Background planets now appear in space and the joystick can be used for menu navigation.
2015-03-21 -- With the proliferation of Twitch and ever-better gadgets for digital recording, online video game playthroughs are absolutely booming. Lots of people are playing and posting classics like Wing Commander. Some aren't newsworthy, but we like to share certain clips when a lot of effort has been put into them.
2015-03-20 -- Here's a funny/horrible story involving Robert Rusler, Seether from Wing Commander 4. Costar Robert Downey Jr. reports that the pair made a giant mess in a poor girl's trailer on the set of Weird Science.
2015-03-18 -- DigitalOrigami has put together an amazing scene with the help of Klavs' Model Archive. The backdrop is a large Kilrathi Dorkir convoy lead by a Fralthra and Rigakh. This combination of capships isn't one you'd ever naturally encounter in-game, which adds an artful extra layer to the melee.
2015-03-17 -- The flight control room that Lars was cooking up for the Sivar's Hand mod wasn't quite in sync with the game's growing story, so he's retooled it into a more usable interface hub for the project. It has a more bridge / combat information center tone and can be used as a jumping off point to a ready room, tech room, campaign missions, game options, an exit and more. The second iteration below adds to the mood considerably with some more reddish light, better lighting effects and additional detail surrounding items like the ceiling wire.
2015-03-16 -- The Maslas Brothers have popped in to provide the latest status on Wing Commander Flat Universe, and they've also answered a few fan questions. A pending update to the game will address issues brought up by fans in the past, and their long term roadmap will continue to deliver what the people want. Grab the latest alpha for Windows, Mac or Linux here.