Background Data for Wing Commander 1
In the news: Squadron Proposal (2011/08/25)
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Donated by: Origin Museum
Behind the screens, the process started months earlier, when Chris Roberts drafted a seven-page proposal for a game he called Squadron, which would become the Wing Commander we love. Page 6 is missing.
Ultimate Strategy Guide WC1 Making Of Article
In the news: Ultimate Strategy Guide History - Wing Commander I (2011/08/25)
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Scanned by: Pix
The Ultimate Strategy Guide to Wing Commander I & II includes a wonderful history of the making of both games called 'Software Meets the Movies'. Thanks to Pix's scan, we are able to post the 'Making of Wing Commander I' portion of the book! This is a fascinating look not at only how the game was made, but also at how Origin worked in 1990-91.
WC1 & 2 Sound Design DocsDocument Archive: WC1 & 2 Sound Design Docs (2013/08/11)
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Project: WC1, WC2
Date: August 1990
Source: George Sanger
Scanned by: LOAF
This collection of "The Fatman" George Sanger's files from Wing Commander I and II is especially interesting. It includes notes on the music itself and the contract issues that came up after the scope of the project became apparent!