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    Representative moments from WC games to decorate my wall

    Are these not beautiful words? Im not sure I would get the color gradients on the WC fonts right but I guess I could overlay them on an early shot of here flying towards the starbase.
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    Ok whats your best story about Wing Commander?!

    Receiving WC1 as an X-Mas gift in January 1992, sent by my grandma from France. I still remember unwrapping it, was a sunny day ;) Didn't have English classes for another few years, but the graphics were enough to get hooked. Broke the "one hour a day on the computer" rule by my mother so many...
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    Representative moments from WC games to decorate my wall

    Thanks for the suggestions so far, Ive been browsing through them (couldnt find some of the WC2 ones on youtube though) and liked them all. I wouldn't mind putting up Spirit's suicide, was an act of love, wasn't it? If there was some final quote from her written out on the scene just before she...
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    Representative moments from WC games to decorate my wall

    Hello everyone, I'm looking to decorate a bare wall in my apartment and remembered how I used to put up the most beautiful computer game boxes back in my youth (WC1 always had a nice spot!). So I came up with the idea of putting up screenshots of my favourite games from back then. And I'm not...
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    Realistic wishlist of features for a new WC game

    A Mass Effect style game in the WC universe would be great. Or better yet, a game where you manage your own Bengal/Confed class carrier, rushing from hotspot to hotspot to stop the Kilrathi advance. Do all the mission planning, set nav points, assign wing commanders and wingmen, extract...
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    WC Prophecy error mesh/midplas.iff

    I tried running some of the Vampire simulator missions since I first thought it was a problem with that model as it occurred on the first Vampire/Devastator mission but that did not help. Extracting midplas.iff to a new folder mesh also fixes it though.
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    WC Prophecy error mesh/midplas.iff

    PopsiclePete, ran that command and reloaded one of the later missions and the exact same error is back. Not sure if it makes a difference but it is the german version.
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    What is your favorite WING COMMANDER game?

    Just finished my third playthrough of WCP (and went through WC1, WC3 a few weeks ago). Gameplaywise, WCP is the best (not surprisingly), more so with OpenGL. Especially liked sharpshooting with the Devastator gun (in behind-the-ship view), tons of fun. The story, however, is crap. I liked...
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    WC Prophecy error mesh/midplas.iff

    Alright it works now. After finding out that the mesh files are in DATA.TRE, I copied that file from CD1 to my installation directory (where it already was with exactly the same file size!) and that somehow did it. Not quite sure what caused the problem, maybe the OpenGL installation for WCP...
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    WC Prophecy error mesh/midplas.iff

    Hello there, I'm having a weird crash with Wing Commander Prophecy. It crashes back to Desktop when I enter Hrissith 1a/1b (the first mission with either Vampire or Devastator). The message I get is "Fatal: Iff:Iff open file 'mesh/midplas.iff' not found and not optional". So it would seem it...
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    Dead genres and the reason they died

    I didnt read any posts beyond the initial one, because the initial one made me frown already... To start with, youre naming genres that are pretty general but which were restricted in their nature due to what computers were able to do back then. "Maze" RPG/Dungeon Crawler (Wizardy, Stone...
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    What is your favorite WING COMMANDER game?

    I wouldn't trust my mind about things that happened ten years ago but I believe it was two Grathas ramming each other that gave me the break. Poured my DFs into the third then killed the fourth while my wingman (maybe the only time I let him do some kills) served off the former two. I second...
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    What is your favorite WING COMMANDER game?

    WC2, easily. Everytime I see that Ralari fly through the screen and Khasra and Thrakhath speak... then the audience at Ghorah Khar... humanity at stake... there isn't a lot of things I can remember from being 9,10 years old but playing WC2 is one of them. My computer wasn't powerful enough and I...
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    Epee Sketch

    Nice sketch, really. Reminds me so much of WC2 which I will hopefully play again soon. lll trade firepower for speed anytime.
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    People just don't make games like WC anymore

    Just read the first post and browsed through the answers so forgive me if I repeat something. I wouldn't say they don't make games like this anymore - back then Wing Commander was revolutionary, in terms of graphics, narration, music maybe and non-linear story. Nowadays this is pretty common...
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