On further examination of my old Privateer 2 materials, I discovered this nifty $10 rebate for Wing Commander 4. It's a check-style instant rebate that you don't really see too much anymore for regular stores. Free movie passes tend to look like this these days. It's funny because Tolwyn's head is on it.
Congratulations on your purchase of Privateer 2! We hope you enjoy the new worlds of The Darkening! If you like this game, ORIGIN would like to encourage you to buy a copy of wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom, the fourth chapter in an epic series of space combat games. Wing Commander IV chronicles the struggles of Colonel Christopher Blair as he battles to save the Confederation. Classic space combat is your milieu as you control Blair's actions both in space and aboard his massive space carrier, the Lexington.
I was pretty unhappy with the scan above, so we also have a nice clear super sized 450 k jpeg here.
Paper Cruiser Returns Stronger & Better Armed
Adm_Maverick's Tallahassee papercraft cruiser is back again in a whole new way. This second major iteration improves on the first in a number of ways, including how the main hull fits together. It also has interior components that form the bow-mounted capship missile launcher. (2018-02-19)
Live Wing Commander Jazz Recording A Huge Success!
Origin composer George Oldziey has completed his live recording of Wing Commander jazz music. The event was conducted last week at George's studio in Austin, and pictures from the day make it look like they had a lot of fun! Initial results also sound fantastic, and we're anxious to hear how everything comes together in the finished album. (2018-02-18)
RPS Highlights Origin Fandom
Rock Paper Shotgun has run a neat article on longtime Origin collector Joe Garrity. There's a really interesting Q&A that delves into how Joe got started many years ago buying up spare copies of Ultima games and meeting with their creators. It also highlights some of the good work that fans have done to preserve historic material, such as our 2008 trip to archive Origin source documents at Mythic or the assistance Wingnuts gave Raylight to develop Prophecy for the Game Boy Advance. (2018-02-17)
Wing Commander On Sale For Lunar New Year
We've seen this sale before, but not quite for this reason. GOG.com is running a Lunar/Chinese New Year event that lops 71% off the price of the Wing Commander series. (2018-02-16)
Daedalus Station Gets Major Facelift
The Maslas Brothers have kicked off their big 2018 push with a huge revamp to Daedalus Station, the home base of Wing Commander Flat Universe. There are some nice improvements to welcome in new players, plus a lot of back end rework to make future updates easier to make. Other subsections include an archive of the Destiny's Way magazine and a ship database that syncs with the actual stats of the fighters in the game. (2018-02-15)