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    Wing Commander Test Footage Reveals Kilrathi Point of View (December 18, 2018)

    All the way through pre to post-production, the crew working on the Wing Commander feature film explored the idea of giving the Kilrathi a unique point of view. Before shooting, the crew at Digital Anvil experimented with some basic effects using footage shot around their offices to get a feel...
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    Wing Commander 4 - Behind the Scenes (October 21, 2018)

    We have a small treat for you today: a significantly higher quality version of the Wing Commander IV 'making of' featurette that was released on German magazine cover discs! It's also slightly longer, with an additional minute of behind-the-screens footage. Check it out! -- Original update...
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    Wing 4 Trailer Plan Gets the Attention of Billboard Magazine (October 20, 2018)

    Billboard is a trade magazine for the entertainment industry which reports on the production and marketing side of films, television shows, music and others. In 1996, that included the burgeoning CD-ROM industry. We've found an interesting story in the February 3rd, 1996 issue about the...
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    Reading Drafts is a Breeze (August 11, 2011)

    A big part of our WCpedia movie effort has been to include the various script drafts of the film for easy comparison. While some work is yet to be done, the labor intensive part is done and each draft can be read in it's entirety. All, four - yes four! - drafts are parsed and ready for you to...
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    EPKFLV4U2C (August 11, 2011)

    We've previously reported on a recent re-encode of the Wing Commander Movie Electronic Press Kit. That tape is available to download in it's entirety HERE. But until recently it's been one of the big holes in our Holovids section. As part of our WCpedia refit I've been spending time chopping...
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    Film Facts Filling Out (August 11, 2011)

    A lot of progress has been made to enter as much relevant background information on the Wing Commander feature film into the WCpedia project. While tastes and opinions vary on the film itself, every fan owes it to themselves to familiarize themselves with the making of the film and the...
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    Caesar's Ralari found in Turkey (March 21, 2011)

    It's always great to come across odd localizations of the Wing Commander film that we missed in the past. On display today we present 'Cesaret Kanatları', as the film is known in Turkey. Roughly this title translates to "Wings of Courage," which I think has a nice ring to it! This site...
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    Birthday Greetings! (August 19, 2018)

    We're going to kick things off with a bang thanks to Fek'Leyr Targ! "For the CIC's 20th birthday, I felt that a simple 'happy birthday' was not enough for an occasion of this magnitude. So I decided to take the opportunity to improve my animation skills by creating this small gift for all of you...
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    Concept Video Shows Alternative Wreckage Removal (August 14, 2018)

    Here's an early look at how Rosie's crash scene in the Wing Commander Movie was originally envisioned. It features a slightly different take on how wreckage would be removed from the deck. In the theatrical cut of the movie, a pilot's crashed fighter is pushed off the runway by some sort of...
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    Wing Commander Movie's Extended Timeslice Sequences Revealed (August 5, 2018)

    The Wing Commander movie featured some of the earliest instances of what would later be dubbed "bullet time" in feature films after it was popularized by 'The Matrix'. Several sequences were shot for the film's jump travel sequences, but not all of them made it into the final film. This clip...
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    EA Debuts New 'Origin Access Premier' (August 4, 2018)

    Electronic Arts is expanding its Origin Access service. It first launched in 2016 to provide players with the chance to play unlimited amounts of certain EA catalogue games as well as a discount on digital purchases. Now a new Premier tier also gives people access to EA's brand new games. It...
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    Wing Commander Movie Model Rundown (May 24, 2018)

    Atherin has been busy recreating nearly every ship in the Wing Commander film using SketchUp. There's really not much missing - we don't see the Kilrathi Concom, Diligent or some of the small background items, but just about all of the other major stuff is there. It's a pretty nice lineup...
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    Vintage Wing Commander IV Video Review Found (April 29, 2018)

    This is the last in a series of interesting video features published in the mid '90s by the CD-ROM "magazine" Interactive Entertainment. Their Wing Commander 4 review appeared in issue 23. The CD-ROM interface displayed screenshots from the game and overlaid them with low resolution videos...
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    Twenty-five Year Old Richard Garriott Video Interview Discovered (April 22, 2018)

    Here's another video article from the Interactive Entertainment digital magazine hybrid. This one goes all the way back to the first issue's included CD-ROM where they interview Origin founder and Ultima creator Richard Garriott. They cover a lot of ground and discuss what projects Origin was...
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    High Tech 1995 Privateer 2 Preview Found (April 11, 2018)

    In the mid nineties, Interactive Entertainment was taking the idea of gaming magazine cover CDs to the next level by having their 'articles' on disc in audio format that would play synchronized with a slideshow of game art. The end result was something more akin to a radio interview. Designed...
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    Explore Wing Commander History as Prelude to Star Citizen (March 16, 2018)

    Magnets & Miracles Gaming has put together a historical overview video series going through some of Chris Roberts' older games and how they formed the genesis of what we see being planned for Star Citizen. It's similar to what the Cloud Imperium crew put together in their series of RSI Museum...
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    Suite Sound of Wing Commander Heard Around Europe (January 26, 2018)

    The Wing Commander Suite based on The Fatman's Wing Commander soundtrack has again been getting a lot of play in northern Europe of late. There have been a number of concerts in Norway and Finland as recently as November that have featured the suite. These concerts are part of the same series...
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    Super Wing Commander Cameo In '90s Computer Documentary (October 28, 2017)

    "Synthetic Pleasures" is a stylish documentary from 1995 on the nature of VR, robotics, AI and the future. It also has an inexplicable cameo from the Super Wing Commander suit-up and launch sequence. They clearly just liked the visual look, and the game isn't really related in context at all...
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    Wing Commander Music Coming To Swedish Orchestra In January! (December 11, 2016)

    With all the attention George Oldziey's WC3, 4 & Prophecy re-orchestrations have been getting over the last year, another Wing Commander music project has flown under the radar. The Wing Commander 1 suite we previously reported on has been making the rounds in Europe. If you are a lucky Wing...
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    Star Trek Beyond

    EDIT - We were discussing this in a way in the CBS TV show thread but it doesn't look like we actually had a separate thread for the film, so instead of posting this there I'm making a new thread. New trailer for Star Trek Beyond... It's miles better than the first trailer. The worst things...
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