A month after the announcement that Flight Commander version 1.3 would feature powerful scripting language for more complex mission structures, the full release has arrived for eager fans. FC is a popular framework for creating new Wing Commander adventures. Programmer eddieb has also included four extra demo missions designed to show off the advanced features. The new missions are as follows:
The patch also features improved AI, more ships, new music and some additional help to assist anyone who is modding the game. There doesn't seem to be a patch for people who have previously downloaded the original, so you'll need the full 42 MB package from the FC downloads page to begin.
- Timed missions with multiple waves.
- Cargo inspection missions.
- Custom in game comm menu for allowing players to make choices during a mission.
- Capturing an enemy ship.