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Check out dvdboxoffice.com where Fox has a promotion running... if you buy four Fox movies apparently you can get one of fifteen movies free, one of which is the Wing Commander movie... If you don't have it and didn't really want to pay for it maybe now's your chance.
You can read more about this promotion here. Be sure to read the fine print: All four DVDs must be part of the same order, and you have to e-mail them to collect your free movie. Also, no Québécois!
Myke has a fan project in mind that he would like to see realized, and he needs your help. I'll let him explain what it's all about and how you can be a part of it:
Only draw back is they don't always have the best price... but they have free shipping world-wide.
I've recently come into a determination to create something new to add to the WC community. After tinkering around and working on several other things, I ran across and reference page for Gundam (one of my other favorite things). The page was "The Gundam Project" The thing that kept me coming back for more at this page, was that the creator didn't give you the basic "Here's this mechs stats and here's what this guy did with this mech" bs. Yes that was part of it. But he also gave you the history of the universe it took place in. He explained why things worked the way they did. He explained who made the first move during the battles.
For more information you can visit their website.
And now I want to make something similar to that, but for Wing Commander. So, I am asking for people to help me create "The Dinifinative Interactive Fan Guide To Wing Commander." By interactive, it will be a series of Microsoft Power Point Presentations that will work like a Web site. You will be able to explore the "World" of Wing Commander and see when the wars started. You can look at specific profiles and see when Christopher Blair was named the "Coward of K'tithrak Mang" and much more. I'm also planning on including alternate sections to cover the Movie and such.
I'll be doing most of the end case production work of it. By that I mean compiling it into the final project as I see it. However, it's the stuff up to that point that I will need help with. Below is a list of things I need for the project. Specifically people.
1) I need people who have knowledge of the all the Wing Commander games, including Secret Ops, Privateer and Armada. If possible, have the manuals for the games.
2) I need artists to draw the images of ships, people, weapons, star systems and the like. CG skills are not required but they are appreciated.
3) Writers. I intend to include "essays" about how the war with the Kilrathi started, Why the Battle of Repletah went the way it did, and why Tolwyn did what he did with the Black Lance and all the rest of it as well.