Some people may experience difficulty viewing the new trailers. If you're one of those people, our Media Specialist, Hadrian, has come up with a fix.
This problem appears to occur in Voodoo Banshee cards, but it may be present in other cards as well. What happens is the following:
When the trailer is played, the video does not appear to update correctly and it flickers, here is the remedy:
Windows Media Player 5/6:
1) Open the video and right click on the playback window
8) Enjoy the Trailer!
2) Go to properties
3) Click on the "Advanced" Tab
4) Select "Video Renderer"
5) Click on the Properties Button
6) Click on the "DirectDraw" Tab
7) Under the "DirectDraw options" box, deselect the following:
It should look like this:
The Wing Commander Movie trailer is available! Grab it in various forms below. Thanks to an anonymous tipster you can view this amazing trailer in a much higher resolution than is available from wcmovie.com. Grab it below...
Keen observers will note a slight change in the Wing Commander movie site (not to be confused with Dan's Wing Commander Movie page) today compared to yesterday. As we're expecting the site to open any time now, perhaps this is a sign. We'll have the news here when the site officially opens.
Author Chris McCubbin sent us another note about the Confederation Handbook.
It would never occur to the publisher to mention this in marketing materials, but it might be important to long-term fans, especially with the movie still a few weeks away. It should be known that the Confed Handbook is about 95% spoiler free. It doesn't reveal any of the major plot twists of the movie, just sets up the situation and characters as of the movie's start.
So if anyone out there was worried about spoilers, the Confederation Handbook is clean.