Jun 18th, 98
- www.secretops.com is posted with the first shockwave trailer.
Interim Week 1
- SO website gets a full face lift in preparation for launch. Full game description and 11 new demo pictures are posted.
- ISDN #1 - Sol citizens celebrate victory...
- E-Mail #1 - SUBJECT: Hello! Congratulations!
- Prima plans to publish an Official Guide for Wing Commander Prophecy Gold! According to B&N 336 pages long and will retail for $19.99 (the original Prophecy guide was 249 pages). Scheduled for an October 1998 release, look for it under the ISBN # 0-7615-1772-3.
- SO Press Release [See p14]
- Six new pictures are released to www.WCNews.com. 1
- ( These six pictures are included on pages 8, 9, 30, 31, 78, and 79.)
- Eyes Only #1 - PERSONNEL REPORT
Interim Week 2
- ISDN #2 - Rebuilding Begins in War Torn Sectors
- The Prophecy Gold Guide is cancelled. Prima was afraid that folks wouldn't be interested in it after SO had been up on the net for a month or more already.
- Eyes Only #2 - LECTURE TRANSCRIPT TSY
- E-Mail #2 - SUBJECT: RE: Hello! Congratulations!
- ISDN #3 - New Confed Ship Online
Episode 1 “Deep Black”
- Trailer#2 variant 1 is posted on SecretOps.com.
- Registration button becomes active.
- Eyes Only #1 - CONFED WEAPONS TEST FACILITY
- ISDN #1 - Reception Revelry for Majestic Midway
- E-Mail #1 - SUBJECT: CRAP!
- Eyes Only #3 - PILOT INFO ADDENDUM
- ISDN #2 - Interest: The Twilight Purchase resumes service for...
- E-Mail #2 - SUBJECT: Enoch Murkins?
- ISDN #3 - Reports of Confed Researchers, Faulty Tests, and...
- Pre-release of SO through www.downloads.com only.
- C|Net releases a brand new SO trailer that shows scenes from the first mission and also shows the new Dust Cannon in action. The file is a hefty 10 megs.
- SO can now be downloaded in smaller 20mb chunks, Documentation is now available, and the German SO is now available at its website to download.
- Additional SO documentation is released late.
- Eyes Only #2 - Pilot Orientation Form 63/xl1 (This should have been released on the 24th.)
- Eyes Only #4 - Captain Report (This should have been released on the 25th.)
- Eyes Only #5 - Personal Log: Lt. Lance Casey (This should have been released on the 26th.)
- SO Easter Egg is found.
Episode 2 “Thickening”
- Trailer #2 variant 2 The second trailer at SecretOps.com has been changed -- it now reads 'Orsini System' rather than 'Orsini Sector'.
- Later in the day
- It is discovered that one of the Nephilim language taunts (when they die) is actually a curse in Croatian! The message, 'STOKO BANDITSKA', apparently means 'cattle of a bandit' in Croatian, which is some sort of curse (that just doesn't translate directly into English).
Episode 3 “Hide and Seek”
- First fan made SO CD fan cover, made by Vincent 'Lancer' Formosa, released. [Front] [Back]
- Kelvin Lim writes a Patch, SOPilots, to help those who have been trying to use multiple callsigns in Secret Ops.
- Secret Ops site now appears to function fully with Netscape browsers.
- Second fan made SO CD cover, made by Patrick Kilian, released. [Front] [Back]
Episode 4 “CYGNUS TRIANGLE”
- Fan made icon for SO by Vesa Juusola
Episode 5 “VIRAL LEGACY”
- No posts due to the fact that the webmaster was unexpectedly away.
- These two should have posted on the 21st.
Episode 6 “DUEL”
- The Incident report on the Blue Horizon was supposed to be released on this day.
Episode 7 “FINISHING STROKE”
- The Lost SO Fiction “SS Blue Horizon” is released by creator Johnny “Captain Johnny” Guentzel. Somehow it wasn’t posted on the SO web site so he released it to WCNews. It should have been supposed on Sep 28th.
Secret Ops Bundle
- Enhanced English Installer Package
- Episode 1 German
- Episode 2
- Episode 2 German
- Episode 3
- Episode 3 German
- Episode 4
- Episode 4 German
- Episode 5
- Episode 5 German
- Episode 6
- Episode 6 German
- Episode 7
- Episode 7 German
- Full English Starter Package
- Full German Starter Package
- Key Generator
- Offline Fiction Viewer
- OpenGL Patch
- SO Fiction
- Secret Ops CD Cover 3
- Secret Ops CD Label
- Secret Ops DVD Case Artwork
- Secret Ops Doc German
- WCSO ICIS Manual