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Wing Commander Saga
« on: February 12, 2012, 05:52:28 AM »
This fan-made space sim based on the Wing Commander universe uses a modified Freespace 2 engine and is apparently near release! Check it out (Gus, I am looking at you! ;) ).

http://www.wcsaga.com/
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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2012, 09:52:17 AM »
Man I miss the Wing Commander Universe, I'll have to check this out!

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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2012, 10:39:48 AM »
Man I miss the Wing Commander Universe, I'll have to check this out!

GOG.com has some of the Wing Commander games right now including WC3!
Now if only they would pick up Strike Commander as well.
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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2012, 10:55:36 AM »
Man I miss the Wing Commander Universe, I'll have to check this out!

There are some good fan-made mods/conversions available at this link if you are interested.

http://www.wcnews.com/fanprojects/index.shtml
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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2012, 01:10:36 PM »
How near is 'near to release'? I don't want to get all excited and then...well...wait some more.
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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2012, 01:14:22 PM »
Man I miss the Wing Commander Universe, I'll have to check this out!

GOG.com has some of the Wing Commander games right now including WC3!
Now if only they would pick up Strike Commander as well.

You took the words righta outta my mouth dude ! - I would luv to a chance to fire up Strike Commander again !

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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2012, 01:26:09 PM »
Just looked the site over and it does look very well done and very close to release. This is where I will admit to never having played any of the originals. Didn't have a PC until 1998!
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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2012, 01:51:27 PM »
Just looked the site over and it does look very well done and very close to release. This is where I will admit to never having played any of the originals. Didn't have a PC until 1998!

<sadly shakes his head> You really missed out on something Gus. Wing Commander is primitive by today's standards but back in the day it was sheer magic!
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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2012, 01:58:15 PM »
Right up there with the original Lucasarts 'Tie Fighter'.
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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2012, 05:53:00 PM »
They also have a WWII pacific game in the wing commander format.

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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2012, 05:58:00 PM »
I uh...never played Tie Fighter either. I KNOW!!
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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2012, 06:05:21 PM »
They also have a WWII pacific game in the wing commander format.

You're not talking about 'Pacific Strike' are you? I seam to recall that it turned out to be a bit on the buggy side. 'Pacific Air War'
came out at the same time and, other than the resolution being too low, was supposed to be a better game. It also integrated
with 'Task Force 1942'.
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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2012, 04:13:17 AM »
Yeah Pacific Strike but never did play it.

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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2012, 10:06:07 AM »
Man, I spent hours and hours playing TIE Fighter and all the mission packs. Between TIE fighter and Tornado my wife was ready to kill me !!!!

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Re: Wing Commander Saga
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2012, 11:24:37 AM »
Man, I spent hours and hours playing TIE Fighter and all the mission packs. Between TIE fighter and Tornado my wife was ready to kill me !!!!

LOL I think that my wife feels that way about my World of Tanks addiction!
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