Queeg's popular Heart Of The Tiger Movie Project used selected video scenes and actual gameplay footage to deliver the complete experience in one neat package. Encouraged by the viewer response, Queeg has come up with a new and improved cut. The standard and extended editions follow the same script, but one runs an extra thirty minutes.
- Far better video quality (99% of FMV is captured from the PSX game)
- Better video quality with ingame missions also
- All missions reshot and made to be far more interesting and shorter
- Storyline closer to the book, different scenes used in places
Extended edition (2 hours 13 minutes, 850 megs)
- Direct Download
Standard edition (1 hour 39 minutes, 680 megs)
- Direct download
Queeg's friend is providing the bandwidth for the standard version. Visitors that are technically inclined can use the BitTorrent system instead of the direct download. You need either the XviD codec or the VLC movie player to watch these. We recommend a download manager like GetRight to reliably download something this size, even if you are on broadband.
The Wing Commander movie up for download at Amazon.com Unboxed has been a big hit, and the company is now rolling out several updates for the service. These fixes mostly resolve intermittent glitches, but fans will also have more options for starting the Unboxed program too. Shoppers who bought the movie just after it debuted on the service received a $1.99 discount on the purchase, and Amazon has announced that these early adopters have now gotten a second $1.99 rebate credited to their account for their next Unboxed buy. Start downloading now! The full version of Wing Commander is 1.9 gigabytes. An edition for portable players comes in at 500 megs.
Get Ready, Get Net
The American release of Wing Commander IV for the Playstation included two manuals: a 'Battle Book' which includes detailed controls for the flying portion of the game and a 'New Officer's Handbook' which shows new players how to navigate the game and lists specifications for several flyable ships (the European releases of the game had a single combined manual.) For today's update, we're looking at the cover of the latter booklet which is a little more interesting than it might seem!The single most fasscinating aspect of the New Officer's Handbook is that it introduces a small amount of lore in the form of the 'login text' which shows a new officer (not Blair as they are apparently an Ensign) logging into a Terran Confederation computer system. (2018-10-16)
Wing Commander Sprite Refresh Looks Promising
The original Wing Commander has never looked better! The fantastic work that UnnamedCharacter has been doing on the WC Toolbox is paying off in a big way. Goliath has begun adapting his work to increase the resolution of ship sprites in the game and the results, which use Howard Day's beautiful models, are looking very promising! (2018-10-15)
PC Games Previews Wing Commander IV
End your week with a nice blast from the past: a German PC Games magazine with an EXTENSIVE preview of Wing Commander IV! The cover features an awesome clear shot of the Kilrathi guard seen in the background of Wing Commander III and the exhaustive preview is full of rarely reproduced Wing Commander IV set photos and concept art. (2018-10-14)
Familiar Fighters Found
Eagle-eyed ship spotter Doug Lee has found a squadron of familiar Wing Commander designs in an unlikely place: a mobile game called Stellar Patrol: Galactic Conflict! The top-down space game features a host of familiar Wing Commander designs... and even uses a Rapier as its app icon! (2018-10-13)
Victory! Moongate Kickstarter Hits WC Goal
There's great news out of the Through the Moongate: the first stretch goal has been reached, which means that there will be an extra chapter looking at the developing of Wing Commander II! Here's the official word:A million thank yous to all our backers who made another achievement possible! We will have the pleasure to work with Siobhan Beeman, Ellen Guon Beeman, and other Originites on the Wing Commander 2 chapter, which will be delivered as a digital download to all backers from Honesty tier and higher. (2018-10-12)