AD's project to create a movie based on footage from the WCIV DVD is progressing nicely, so he has taken a break to join in with the theme of the week: music videos! The music in this video is "New World" performed by Leroy, and like yesterday's video this is also based around WCIV DVD footage. Here's AD with more details:
If for some reason the above links don't work for you, the files are also available on our ftp by replacing "http://download" in the above links with "ftp://ftp".
I thought I would try my hand at a music video. The principles aren't a lot different from what I am doing with my WC4 movie project, so I gave it a shot. Plus this gives me something to share while we wait for my movie project. By the way, I'm over halfway done the gameplay videos, although I would like to try something more complex for the final fights.
This music video as well uses the WC4 DVD as source and could sort of be described as Black Lance propaganda, but that isn't an accurate description. Its a 3 1/4 minute video and I have provided it in high res divx (50MB) or a lower res Windows Media file (7.9MB).
If you grew up in the eighties you may remember a cartoon called Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers. Truly, this show had it all: bionic cowboys with special powers, space ships, a mountain base and mechanical, talking horses. Some of the enemy ship designs look a little Kilrathi:
The show ran for 65 episodes in 1986 and the first DVDs are out now.
Wing Commander Meme of the Day: Pompei Man
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More Secret Ops Updates Coming
DefianceIndustries has announced the release date for the next big update to the Secret Ops Model Upgrade Pack. The new version will make its debut at the CIC 20th Birthday Party on Saturday, August 18! This should include the grand revamp of the TCS Midway, which we're all anxious to see. (2018-07-19)
Universe Map Origins Revealed in "Wing 5" Progression Map
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One Month To Party Time!
Today we'd like to officially announce our annual Birthday Party for the CIC's 20th Anniversary! This year we'll be observing the event on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm EDT (4:00 pm PDT and 11:00 pm GMT). We'll be celebrating two decades of Wing Commander community at wcnews. (2018-07-17)
French Promotional Booklet Beautifully Highlights Wing Commander
Mail call! Here’s a wonderful press booklet from the Wing Commander movie’s French distributor, United International Pictures. 32 pages and about the size of Claw Marks! (2018-07-16)