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  1. Bandit LOAF

    All Wings Considered - Episode 17 - LIVE! (June 13, 2019)

    The latest episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week's Nav Points include: Privateer and conversation! Chat live while we earn an...
  2. Bandit LOAF

    'New' WC3 Ad Stars in Pentium Campaign (June 1, 2019)

    Woah! I’ve never seen this ad before: It's part of a mid-90s cross-promotion between Origin and Intel. Most of the print media focused on Origin’s air combat games, Pacific Strike and Wings of Glory. But WC did show up in a commercial narrated by Levar Burton! The shot in the magazine ad...
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    All Wings Considered - Episode 15 - LIVE! (May 30, 2019)

    The latest episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week's Nav Points include: Going for an ORION in Privateer Ben vs. Ali in the...
  4. Bandit LOAF

    All Wings Considered - Episode 14 - LIVE! (May 23, 2019)

    The latest episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week's Nav Points include: Maxing out our Tarsus in PRIVATEER! Learn to identify...
  5. Bandit LOAF

    Privateer 2 Pre-Release: The Booth (August 11, 2011)

    This is one of four sets of Privateer 2: The Darkening pre-release images. These come from multiple earlier builds of the game and were used for both internal testing and in some advertising. This set is images of the 'booth system', and changes should jump out at you right away--different...
  6. Bandit LOAF

    All Wings Considered - Episode 13 - LIVE! (May 16, 2019)

    The latest episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week's Nav Points include: Earning our color scanner in PRIVATEER...
  7. Bandit LOAF

    Check Out Origin's Long Term Plan Circa 1989 (May 6, 2019)

    Here's a fascinating look at Origin's product plan as of 1989, just before Wing Commander changed things. It's amazing what could have been (a Star Wars RPG by Richard Garriott!) and also how far in advance they planned for projects like Ultima Underworld. After we initially posted this on...
  8. Bandit LOAF

    All Wings Considered - Episode 10 - LIVE! (April 25, 2019)

    The latest episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week's Nav Points include: Visiting Bex to check out Brian Blessed's unusual mission...
  9. Bandit LOAF

    Submitted for Your Recreational Consumption (April 20, 2019)

    Happy 4/20! The following spacecraft have a maximum sustained speed of 420 kilometers per second. -- Original update published on April 20, 2019
  10. Bandit LOAF

    All Wings Considered - Episode 9 - LIVE! (April 18, 2019)

    The latest episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week's Nav Points include: Special Operations 1, Series 2: Testing the Morningstar...
  11. Bandit LOAF

    Check Out OEM WC4... and More Goodies! (April 12, 2019)

    Here’s why weird eBay listings are so much fun. I took a chance on this “NEC PowerPlayer CD Collection” which claimed to include Mechwarrior 2, Command and Conquer, Descent 2... and Wing Commander IV! I had never heard of this bundle and thought it might be a case of a PC owner storing his game...
  12. Bandit LOAF

    All Wings Considered - Episode 8 - LIVE! (April 11, 2019)

    The latest episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. Join us this week for an all-singing, all-dancing celebration of Privateer 2's starter...
  13. Bandit LOAF

    All Wings Considered - Episode 7 - LIVE! (April 4, 2019)

    The latest episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week we're going to look at some of the ships from Super Wing Commander, play a little...
  14. Bandit LOAF

    A Face Only Lev Arris Could Love (March 29, 2019)

    Here's how a Privateer 2 ship - the Shaman - changed during development, from concept model to alpha build to marketing render to final game asset! Look how the monster face evolved away... -- Original update published on March 29, 2019
  15. Bandit LOAF

    All Wings Considered - Episode 6 - LIVE! (March 28, 2019)

    The sixth episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week we're going to look at some of the ships cut from Wing Commander II, see Wing...
  16. Bandit LOAF

    Third Canceled WC3 Port Discovered (March 25, 2019)

    One for the Wing Commanders that weren't file: EA made a deal with Atari to port WC3 to the Jaguar in late '95. That makes three known cancelled conversions along with versions for the Saturn and M2. Consoles were dying faster than games could be ported back then! -- Original update...
  17. Bandit LOAF

    All Wings Considered - Episode 5 - LIVE! (March 21, 2019)

    The fifth episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week we're heading to the most difficult mission in Wing Commander history, Ghorah Khar...
  18. Bandit LOAF

    All Wings Considered - Episode 4 - LIVE! (March 14, 2019)

    The fourth episode of ALL WINGS CONSIDERED is live now! All Wings Considered is the CIC's first ever streaming variety show which features news, conversation and gameplay relating to our favorite series. This week we're celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Wing Commander movie with a group...
  19. Bandit LOAF

    Privateer Day: As Seen on TV? (June 3, 2011)

    In 1995, Origin developed plans for a TV show spun off of Privateer! The idea was that there would be two further Privateer games and a weekly TV series which would all tell a combined story over the course of a year. You can find a copy of the series' bible online here. It was written by Claw...
  20. Bandit LOAF

    Prowler Found (August 11, 2011)

    Origin's cancelled Prowler project was not a Wing Commander game; it was an Origin game developed for consoles by a group who would go on to do great things in the Wing Commander universe. Never the less, the CIC is the unofficial guardian of Prowler history, thanks to artist Sean Murphy's...
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