Here's one for our French-speaking Wing Commander fans. Histoire de L'Eternite has posted an article about the evolving balance of realism versus fantasy in space sims. They observe a recent push to try to scientifically ground certain films and wonder how much that touches video games. Everything from Elite to Elite: Dangerous is covered, including some Wing Commander and Star Citizen in between. It's an interesting topic, although the Google Translation isn't particularly smooth. Non-French speakers can still check it out here.