Maslas has posted several new images that reveal the Caernarvon type structure in Wing Commander Flat Universe. In this case, the base is Deadalus Station, which is the outpost popularized at the WCFU website and in its fiction. Be sure to check out the playable Alpha test if you'd like to get a sneak preview of the game in action. The project has also been nominated for an "Indie Game of the Year" award at IndieDB, so head over and help them out by casting a vote if you like what you see!
Wing Commander: Flat Universe is a free fan top down space combat simulator based on the world of the famous Wing Commander Series created by Chris Roberts and Origin. The game is still in Alpha phase and its development is progressing on a regular basis. The game will be released and given to the public on stages. The project development will continue by the MaslasBros until most of the
following goals are fulfilled:
- Cross platform support (Windows, Mac and Linux).
- Single Player Campaing mode.
- Multiplayer mode (both LAN and OnLine).
- Mission Editor for both single and multiplayer modes.
- A wide range of warbirds from all factions (Confed, Border World, Kilrathi, Black Lance).
- Numerous weapons. From basic laser blasters to mace nuclear missiles.
- Addictive gameplay that will blow you away. Including shields, capacitors, power management, damage modeling.
- Spectacular 3d graphics. With more than 20 impressive systems to travel to.
Wing Commander Meme of the Day: Pompei Man
You know what they say, you're either an earthworm or a Wild Eagle... (2018-07-20)
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
Here's a peek at an interesting prototype of the Wing Commander Universe Map included with Wing Commander Prophecy. We first caught a glimpse of this during our 2012 trip to the University of Texas archive. While the final map detailed many sectors where most of the main events happened in the series, this appears to be a little snippet that just traces through the events of WCP. (2018-07-18)
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! Hereâs a wonderful press booklet from the Wing Commander movieâs French distributor, United International Pictures. 32 pages and about the size of Claw Marks! (2018-07-16)