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On this day in 2019

Space Sim First Look: Rebel Galaxy Outlaw
   We mentioned last week that we'd be spending a little more time introducing up and coming space sims, and there's a very big one that's been a glaring omission until now. Rebel Galaxy Outlaw is an ex...

On this day in 2018

Games that Rock: Wing Commander 3
   Nerds that Geek has posted a quick flashback on the majesty of Wing Commander 3. The article's not long, but it captures the essence of what made The Heart of the Tiger great. The author credits the...

Wing Commander Meme of the Day: Who Would Win?
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On this day in 2017

Better Red than Dead
    It's Throwback Thursday, and today we're throwing two previously-unseen Wing Commander movie set photos into the archive! The first was recently posted to Instagram by one of the extras who ...

On this day in 2016

New Version Of Wing Blender Accesses Exotic Files
   Kevin Caccamo has finalized and released the latest version of Wing Blender. Version 1.6.2 adds support for additional file types that allow access to things like the unused Callisto Cruiser. Fans a...

On this day in 2015

Nimble KF-227 Harasses Vega Supply Lines
   WC Vega's newest fighter is the swift Salthi light fighter. They've been added to Mike Peters' film project as quick little escorts to assist the larger Dralthi raiders. One of the sequences mocked ...

On this day in 2014

Kotaku Reviews Wing Commander Academy
   In the same vein as the recent Academy anniversary that 1up noted, here's a pretty neat review of the series that Kotaku posted a while back. They credit the show for all of the classic references do...

On this day in 2013

Hellcat Prepped for Paint
   Whiplash has pretty much finished the exterior spaceframe of his custom Hellcat fighter. His most recent additions finalized the engine intakes and mounted the ventral wingtip stabilizers. To get re...

On this day in 2012

Technically It's Called The 'Lance'
   It's been a great week for fan-made pictures of Wing Commander ships, but it's been even better for real space ship action! The SpaceX Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space ...

On this day in 2011

WC vs. History: Tonight's the Knight
   From Wing Commander II on, we are occasionally reminded that our commanding officer is, in fact, Admiral Sir Geoffrey Tolwyn--indicating that he holds a knighthood of some sort. But what kind of knigh...

On this day in 2010

Dubai-based Satellite Channel Broadcasting WC
   The Wing Commander Movie will be airing this week on the major Arab-language network MBC. MBC 2 Movies will be showing it at 1:00 PM KSA / 10:00 AM GMT on Friday, May 28. Satellite frequency informa...

Prophecy Movie Upgrade Reminder
    If you haven't upgraded your copy of Wing Commander Prophecy to use the astonishing DVD quality movies, then now's a good time to start downloading! The month is almost out and we have plenty ...

On this day in 2009

No Time to Ralax
   The Wing Commander Saga team has started a push to wrap up its capital ships as it makes progress towards an 'alpha' build. They've released new screenshots of their Ralaxath-class destroyer, featurin...

Custom User Interfaces For Jumpgate Evolution
   ZAM recently spoke with NetDevil President, Scott Brown, about various aspects of their upcoming space sim title, Jumpgate Evolution. JGE intends to "take the gameplay of a Wing Commander: Privateer o...

On this day in 2008

Tracking Down The Gettysburg
    Last week, the community replay of the Wing Commander series made its way to the first WC2 addon, Special Operations 1. Now Wingnuts will have to deal with the situation on the Gettysburg. It'...

Making the Game - Part 20
   Today we have another selection of emails. These are dated early July, 1996 and they cover the early development of Wing Commander Prophecy's weapons systems. Here you can see comments which lead to t...

On this day in 2007

BREAKING NEWS: Arena Pricing Announced
   Electronic Arts' community guru, EAJamesPond, has posted the long-awaited pricing announcement for Wing Commander Arena to the official message boards: Just to let you know! EA’s Wing Comma...

Queeg Releases Wing IV Movie
   Barely three months after releasing his third and final version of his WC3 movie and two months after announcing the project, Queeg has released the first complete version of his WC4 movie project. Th...

Why We Fight
   A reader named John Brown recently e-mailed us to ask: why are we so excited about Wing Commander Arena? Why are we so positive when there are fans who aren't happy about the release, and when other n...

On this day in 2006

English Subs Added To German WC Dubs
   A while back, the German magazine PC Player created several promotional videos for its cover discs. These took popular PC game cutscenes and dubbed them with dialogue about the staff of the magazine....

Get Behind Wing Commander Academy
   It's a holiday weekend, so activity may be slow on the Wing Commander front... so what better way to keep the flame alive than to download and watch the Wing Commander Academy animated series? Use the...

On this day in 2005

Going And Going To The Wing Commander Movie
   AD recently found the website of the Pixel Bunny digital effects artist. The Pixel Monger company was responsible for various wire removal, roto-compositing & roto-matte in the Wing Commander movie. ...

High Res Joans Supplement Available
   Dave has scanned in a high res version of the Joans Supplement and Secret Missions feature article from CGW back in 1991. You can grab the large PDF here (25 megs). LOAF also did some nice quality s...

On this day in 2004

Spear'd By the Shrike
   Sean Murphy, who's Thunderbolt VII appeared in the news just a few days ago, has put together a new image using the Wing Commander Prophecy 3D models! This fantastic artwork shows off two of his desig...

Formerly New Istanbul
   Warzog has forwarded us screenshots of the New Constantinople model they're using in the Privateer: The Reckoning mod for FreeLancer. The mesh was built by Bob McDob and textured by LVXOCCVLTA. New Co...

On this day in 2001

SWC Character of the Day: Bossman
   Sit down, Maverick. They call me Bossman. I've been watching you. You look good for a rookie. You handle yourself well in a dogfight... ...but we're going to be facing some bigger ships soon. A lot of...

Trailer Available!
   RoboDan's previously mentioned Wing Commander teaser trailer is available -- the prelude to his full trailer! Think that sounds confusing? It sure as heck is -- but put it out of your mind and head ov...

Happy Birthdeath
   A belated Happy Birthday to Death, who is as much of a CIC staff member as I am... my only regret is that this update has to be posted next to the one about monkeys in a tube. Anyway, wish him a happy...

Monkeys in a Tube
   And in related news, I've ordered a package of Monkeys in a Tube, thanks to Frosty. Will they live up to the hype? Only time will tell -- so we'll follow this story as it develops, bringing you up-to-...

On this day in 1999

Counting Down
   Thanks to Trelane we now have a nifty countdown thing... if there's any date that you need added, let me know! No dates are final, naturally......

Get it Cheap!
   Vaaseulreports that the best way to get WC on VHS when it first comes out is to join the Columbia House Video Club. Here's what he says...If people really want to get the WC movie on VHS when it first...

Canadian Information
   Harry Tse reports that House of Knives in Vancouver will have no problem selling the Pilgrim Crosses, but that it will take 6-8 weeks for delivery. As soon as contact information is available, I'll st...

Money, For What It's Worth
   Wing Commander took in $10,055 dollars on 25 screens in this 11th week of release. The movie is up to $11,565,864 in the US -- but it's still sort of amusing to think that about 2,000 people saw Wing ...

Internal Details
   Boomer posted the below over at the WOO chat board. Most of it has pretty much already been mentioned, but I personally am shocked that Neil Young isn't with Origin anymore. He was a great guy, and a ...

Bargain Hunters
   Jonathan Mark (let's forgo the usual distrust of people with two first names:) reports that the Wing Commander DVD will be cheapest if bought from DVD Express. It's listed as $20.99 plus about 2 dolla...

Vote Movie!
   Kris reports that DejaNews is holding a Wing Commander poll -- go vote here....

Our Daily Bread
   Eeek! Sorry about that, people, my ISDN line has been out and I was unable to update yesterday. And right in the middle of finals... Oh well, my last English essay is due tommorow, and I've worked in ...


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