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  1. KrisV

    Too old for Birthdays - Has been wingman.

    Happy birthday! Your privacy settings may prevent your birthday from showing up publicly?
  2. KrisV

    Prophecy multiplayer

    It should be fixed, thanks for the heads up!
  3. KrisV

    Prophecy multiplayer

    Hey, Your multiplayer username is wiese.hano, the numerical IDs are there for informational purposes only. A recent database upgrade has broken something, I'm trying to fix it.
  4. KrisV

    Prophecy Multiplayer Fixed (August 18, 2019)

    Twelve years ago, HCl rolled out a major update to his Prophecy multiplayer patch. When users entered their credentials for (then the home of our vBulletin-powered discussion boards) into the the launcher, the game would report back typical game statistics like kills/deaths, ejections...
  5. KrisV

    CIC Logo Evolution (August 18, 2019)

    Eagle-eyed visitors may have spotted that our logo looks a little bit sharper today. We've made a double resolution version available to supporting browsers. The leap in quality isn't quite as large as when the logo was recreated from scratch with WC4DVD footage, but it's a noticeable upgrade on...
  6. KrisV

    WC Uprez Unity3d Doodle! (Heavy GIF Use, Mobile Users Beware!)

    External images are served up through an image proxy. Those animated GIFs were larger than the maximum allowed file size, so Xenforo just showed a broken image icon instead of something useful like a direct link. I've increased the limit, but at ten megabytes each they may be rough on some...
  7. KrisV

    CIC Forums Upgrades

    The 2FA would be optional.
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    Put Your Nose in a Book (August 19, 2018)

    Think you own a copy of pretty much every Wing Commander book out there? The truth may shock you! LOAF is on a mission to acquire a copy of every book in existence, including all those crazy, unofficial German guides. More than eighty books have been added to the Background section, covering...
  9. KrisV

    Russians Playing With Fire (August 24, 2004)

    The company is still looking for a publisher for North America and Europe. More screenshots and a demo can be found on the website. Some of their ships remind me a little of Wing Commander and Freespace designs. -- Original update published on August 24, 2004
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    Lost a Manual? (July 25, 2005)

    This is a reminder that the CIC has scanned versions of most Wing Commander game documentation online. If the game you bought on eBay didn't come with a manual or if your Victory Streak is missing in action, then the manuals section is for you. If you just need to know what button to press to...
  11. KrisV

    Radio Broadcasting Resumed (April 21, 2009)

    It's been more than ten years since we launched our very first InfoBurst -- an interview with CIC founders Christopher Reid and Ben Lesnick. Originally a RealAudio show, the CIC InfoBurst later returned as a free internet radio station. Tune in 24/7 to listen to random tracks from our music...
  12. KrisV

    A Mixed Bag (September 14, 2004)

    It was a close call, but Cinema came in third in our previous poll. This time we're asking what you like best, and I think we have something for everyone among the poll options. Archived polls are located here. Poll ideas are always welcome. -- Original update published on September 14, 2004
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    Birthday News Round Up (August 25, 2007)

    The CIC birthday is when we refresh popular sections and add new features to the website. For our ninth birthday we had over 30 updates. Hopefully you were here for the big party, but if not, here is a quick rundown of some of the most interesting news from that day. Birthday greetings from...
  14. KrisV

    The Other Sims (April 17, 2008)

    Electronic Arts has announced that it has sold 100 million copies of the Sims worldwide since its launch in 2000. The version from EA Mobile is also a hit on hand-held devices, with 9 million downloads so far on that platform alone. That's a lot of simoleons. The company recently announced a new...
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    Freeze Frame! (August 11, 2005)

    A couple of years ago we had a regular WCPolaroid news feature. Pictures were taken during the filming of Prophecy to make sure that everything looked the same between shots. We've now put all of them on one page for easier browsing. Enjoy Article 51! -- Original update published on August...
  16. KrisV

    Meet Kevin And Jason (August 11, 2005)

    Raptor has prepared another two entries for the Encyclopedia. Not just any two; End Run's Kevin "Lone Wolf" Tolwyn and Jason "Bear" Bondarevsky! The On This Day feature has been restored and improved. You can again find out what happened around this day in Wing Commander history. We'd also like...
  17. KrisV

    Dishwasher Sets Sights on Card Gaming (October 12, 2004)

    In SET your goal is to identify sets of three cards from a deck of 12. If you're not familiar with the game you can read up on the rules here. It's trickier than you might think. Dishwasher is now working on a Wing Commander themed version: -- Original update published on October 12, 2004
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    A Look Across The Fence (October 20, 2004)

    It's a turbulent time for other space sim communities on the internet. Hard Light Productions, the largest Freespace community, has been offline for over a week after the Gamespy server they were on was compromised: If you have an HLP account and use the same password anywhere else, you have...
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    Dishwasher Finishes Java Game (October 21, 2004)

    Dishwasher has finished that card game that we reported on last week: -- Original update published on October 21, 2004