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On this day in 2018

Papercraft Hornet Deep In Design Phase
   Adm_Maverick is still working on his crafty physical models, and his latest project is a precise Hornet design. He's done a variety of measurements to get the proportions right, but a few areas are t...

On this day in 2017

WC Modeling Tool Gets Bug Fixes & New Features
   Today's post won't be much help if you're trying to blend wings, but the new update to Wing Blender will assist your Vision Engine modding! New version 2.1.1 fixes issues when trying to import models...

On this day in 2016

Homeworld Mod Experiments With Turret Upgrades
   Here are some neat screenshots of another cool concept L.I.F. is working on for his Homeworld Remastered mod, Flag Commander. He's getting the mechanics in place for the Border Worlds capships to hav...

On this day in 2015

Chris Roberts Presents at BAFTA Screening
   Chris Roberts recently gave a presentation at the first British Academy of Film and Television Arts - Los Angeles masterclass on games. He runs through his history in the industry and why he transiti...

On this day in 2014

More Chinese Localizations Emerge
   GunASKA posted some interesting pictures of WC4, Privateer 2 and Prophecy from China. He believes that these were the first WC titles formally released there. We posted some WC1 and WC2 boxes in Chi...

On this day in 2013

Strike Carriers Dominate the Front Lines
   As I've said recently before, the Bengal class strike carrier is one popular ship! It also comes in many forms, and as Wing Commander has evolved over the years, fans have been incorporating more ele...

On this day in 2012

Congratulations Award Winners!
   The votes have been tallied, and we now have the winners of our 2011 Fan Project & Web Site of the Year awards! Many great nominees received a ton of votes, which speaks to how many great undertaking...

Spacetime Studios Takes Time to Celebrate
   The good news continues for mobile developer Spacetime Studios. CEO Gary Gattis has posted a rollup that summarizes the company's accomplishments in 2011 and aspirations for the new year. Spacetime ...

On this day in 2011

Remembering The Heart of the Tiger in Forgotten Battles
   TopGun has been playing around with fighter skins for IL-2 Sturmovik and came up with this neat livery. The basic gray hull is accented with green checkerboard, a Confed star and some familiar text m...

The Origin of Cobalt 60's Musical Connection
    David Phillips' MySpace Blog has posted an interesting 1997 interview with Cobalt 60 co-founder Jean-Luc De Meyer. A couple questions relate to how Cobalt 60 got involved with the game and what p...

On this day in 2010

Collateral Damage Developer Interviewed
    There have been a lot of updates here about Wing Commander Collateral Damage, but most of them feature new ships. JasonRocZ has recently answered a number of questions about progress in other areas...

On this day in 2009

New Border Worlds Design For Collateral Damage
   JasonRocZ is working on a Border Worlds ship for Wing Commander Collateral Damage. "The Butterfly" is tentatively classed as a multi-purpose fighter capable of atmospheric flight. You can discuss it h...

Examining Deserving Games
   Back when the CIC first opened, it seemed like there was a new "greatest games of all time" list being published every week, and Wing Commander was always to be found somewhere on the list. You don't...

On this day in 2008

Wing Commander Arena Tournament This Saturday
   To celebrate the six month anniversary of Wing Commander Arena, the CIC is throwing a big tournament this Saturday! The event kicks off at 3:00 pm Eastern time (12:00 pm noon Pacific and 8:00 pm GMT)...

Point of Origin: Vol. IV, No. 57
   The Point of Origin has an all-new look -- it's more professional, more fashionable and less home-spun. Is this the first sign of things to come? Let's see what's inside... (Actually, the honest react...

On this day in 2007

Bengal Model Gets An Escort
   Kiyara's Tiger's Claw now has a small fleet to interact with. A Light Carrier, Drayman, Clydesdale, Shiraak and Exeter are visible in the flotilla below. The large ships are about 15 centimeters in ...

Standoff Episode 4 Fights Development Hurdles
    We continue to get questions about Standoff's next episode, so here's a brief status update from Quarto. It's definitely too early to tell when it'll be released, but things are looking up. I don...

On this day in 2006

Publicizing A Plethora Of Privateer 3 Pictures
   Last month we posted the 240 page Privateer 3 Script to the Document Archive. The draft's story and background information detailed a new privateer's interactions with Kilrathi, Nephilim, Black Lance...

Serve In The Battle For Enigma
   RPG week continues today with the Battle for Enigma RPG. The game is one of the more established RPGs having first started in December 2001. The story is based around the 380th Fighter Squadron, also ...

On this day in 2005

Rod Nakamoto Interview Recovered
   While digging through some of his old magazines, Duriel managed to find an interview with Prophecy's Executive Producer, Rod Nakamoto, inside issue #17 (October 1997) of PC Powerplay magazine. The int...

Birthday Wishes
   It's January 23, so Happy Birthday Trelane! Yesterday was Hadrian's, and he asked me if his birthday wish for Tre arrived yet (three feet of snow across the entire Northeast), but I'm not sure. ...

New Super Soakers Released
   To coincide with the great weather this weekend (in Seattle, that is), today is a perfect day to show off my latest Super Soaker. The new 2005 models should be showing up all over in the coming weeks...

On this day in 2004

Saga's Tallahassee Slips By
   WC Saga's Tallahassee Class Cruiser slipped through the cracks late last year. It's quite a pretty ship, so we thought you'd all like to take a look. The Tallahassee-class fleet cruiser is o...

EA MultiGame Pack On Sale
   Circuit City currently has a deal on an EA package including four games, including the massively multiplayer space sim Earth & Beyond. Need For Speed, Freedom Fighters and C&C Renegade round out the ...

On this day in 2003

Upgrade Options For Prophecy Advance
   If you've been considering a lighting mod for your GBA, you still have time. It looks like Prophecy is going to slip into at least February here, and the Afterburner internal lighting kits have gone ...

Happy Birthday People
   Lots of Birthdays this week on our front. Hadrian and Trelane turn 21 and 22 this week. Did you know you can check up on Chat Zone birthdays too? Starkey, Catkiller and PsiKid have birthdays this m...

WCPolaroids: Extras (3/16)
   One guy is really happy to be in Prophecy. The other guy couldn't care less. Guess which is which! ...

On this day in 2002

They Sure Love Excaliburs
   Kenneth Armstrong forwarded us something interesting... a picture of the artwork for the Japanese release of Wing Commander 3 PSX. Interestingly, there seem to be a bunch of WC games that were never r...

Midway Fixed
   The Wing Commander Invasion (ST: Armada mod) team has released a minor patch, allowing the Midway construction shipyard to be properly buildable. Grab it at the top of this thread....

Happy Birthday, Tre!
   It's like yesterday, only for Trelane! Except I remembered to make a graphic! And here it is!...

On this day in 2001

Stratics Pushing Today's Jumpgate News
   For starters, JG Stratics has a poll going on that asks whether people would prefer the current realistic physics flight model in Jumpgate or a more Wing Commanderific mode of flight. It seems most ha...

We All Stayed
   PopsiclePete found a funny Wing Commaner mention in an article about people camping out for the Lord of the Rings trailer. You may be aware that it came out with Thirteen Days not long ago. The whole ...

Happy Birthday - Part Two
   I wasn't kidding yesterday. Today the marvelous Trelane turns another year older. Happy Birthday again!...

On this day in 2000

Gamespot Makes a Comeback
   Gamespot has released another Readers' Choice feature. This time it's on top game endings. Wing Commander was the only series to grab two slots in the top ten. Wing Commander 3's award can be found...

The Further Adventures at Earth-Netone
   Dave "Midgard" Monson has just completed another design for Peter Telep at his official website. He will also be doing a Flash 4 piece soon. If you haven't been to in a while, yo...

Our Daily Crid
   I've got a few things here I've decided to condense into one single update.It probably comes as no surprise that I get into conversations about Wing Commander with random people on the street all the ...

Shock Docs Cock Up!
   Medical disaster correspondent Hypp O'Crates reports. There's trouble at the Millground Alternative Therapies unit on Hades, where controversial Electro-conformity treatment has been taking place. The...

On this day in 1999

Where Have All the Rapiers Gone?
   In proving that truth is indeed stranger than fiction, alert reader Arvin "Trencher" Bautista (of Trencher-Alb's Movie & PC Gaming Universe) found a picture of a Rapier in a collection of 'secret' Pha...

Whence Comes the Jr. Adaptation?
   The status of the Wing Commander Movie Jr. Adaptation over at Barnes & Noble has been upgraded from 3-5 weeks to 1-2 weeks! The countdown continues......

One of Those Weeks
   Not just here at the CIC, but all over things have been a bit slow this week. Slow online, but very busy for some with finals. Take a break and play Trivia if you haven't gotten a chance to do so ye...

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