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February 1996 (USA) See more »
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It is several years after the end of mankind's war against the Kilrathi. Col. Christopher Blair is called... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Mark Hamill ... Col. Christopher Blair

Malcolm McDowell ... Admiral Geoffrey Tolwyn

John Rhys-Davies ... Senator James 'Paladin' Taggart
Jason Bernard ... Capt. William Eisen

Thomas F. Wilson ... Maj. Todd 'Maniac' Marshall (as Tom Wilson)

Robert Rusler ... Seether

Mark Dacascos ... 2nd Lt. Troy 'Catscratch' Carter

Holly Gagnier ... 1st Lt. Velina Sosa

François Chau ... Lt. Winston 'Vagabond' Chang

Chris Mulkey ... Col. Jacob 'Hawk' Manley
Elizabeth Barondes ... Col. Tamara 'Panther' Farnsworth (as Elizabeth Barones)

Jeremy Roberts ... Lt. Col. Gash Dekker

Richard Riehle ... Chief Technician Robert 'Pliers' Sykes

Peter Jason ... Vice Admiral Daniel Wilford

John Spencer ... Capt. Hugh Paulsen
William Youmans ... 2nd Lt. Drew Naismith (voice) (as Williams Youmans)
Christopher Bergschneider ... Melek (voice) (as Chris Bergschneider)

Richard Kaszonyi ... Confed Redshirt #1 (voice) (as Richard Garon)

Chris Conrad ... Confed Redshirt #2 (voice)

Casper Van Dien ... Confed Redshirt #3
Suzanne Ircha ... Confed Redshirt #4 (voice)

Jessica Tuck ... Dr. Brody
Kirsten Severson ... Telamon Female Comm Officer (voice) (as Kirsten Moore)

Joel Polis ... Telamon Citizen (voice)

Michael Cavanaugh ... Telamon Doctor (voice)

Dylan Bruno ... Canteen Bartender (voice)
Peter Marquardt ... Canteen Vet (voice)
Dean Tarrolly ... Canteen Man (voice)

Mauricio Mendoza ... Border Worlds Pilot #1 (voice)
Lester Barrie ... Border Worlds Pilot #2 (voice)

Walton Goggins ... Border Worlds Pilot #3 (voice) (as Walt Goggins)
Aaron Kuhr ... Vesuvius Helmsman (voice)
Wanda Acuna ... Vesuvius Comm Officer (voice)

Jane A. Rogers ... Transport Pilot (voice)

Barbara Niven ... Barbara Miles - News Anchor
Dean Sommers ... Senator #1 (voice)
Ed Bernard ... Senator #2 (voice)
Roger Mercurio ... Senator #3 (voice)
Shirlee Reed ... Senator #4 (voice)
Dylan Haggerty ... Shuttle Pilot (voice)
Derik Hixson ... Confed Marine (voice)

Carl Banks ... Border Worlds Lt. (voice)
Todd Covert ... Bluepoint Traffic Control (voice)
Beverly Castaldo ... Helmsperson - BWS Intrepid (voice)

Saxon Trainor ... Circe V Comm Specialist (voice)

Allen Cutler ... BWS Carrier Officer #1 (voice)

Joe Fiske ... BWS Carrier Officer #2 (voice)
Michael Wachtel ... Confed Pilot (voice)

Tim Meredith ... Com Base Guard #1 (voice) (as Tim Meridith)
Dan Bell ... Com Base Guard #2 (voice)
Scott McElroy ... Com Base Guard #3 (voice)
Morgan Englund ... Convoy Comm Officer (voice)
Todd Kimsey ... Pirate (voice)

Barry Dennen ... Melek (voice)

Charles Esten ... Generic Cap #1 (voice)
Michael Haplin ... Generic Cap #2 (voice)
Cookie Carosella ... Generic Cap #3 (voice)

Jeff Arbaugh ... Generic Cap #4 (voice) (as Jeffrey Arbaugh)

Kirsten Maryott ... Slapping Woman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Darin Mangan ... Medical Tech (uncredited)
Chris Olson ... Russo (voice) (uncredited)

Chris Roberts ... Black Lance officer at trial (uncredited)

Directed by
Chris Roberts 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Terry Borst 
Frank De Palma 

Produced by
Donna Burkons .... producer
Mark Day .... producer
Adam Foshko .... producer
 
Original Music by
George Oldziey 
 
Cinematography by
Eric J. Goldstein 
 
Film Editing by
Phil Gessert 
 
Production Design by
Cherie Baker 
Chris Douglas 
 
Set Decoration by
Caroline Perzan 
 
Costume Design by
Karen Mann 
 
Makeup Department
Jeffrey S. Farley .... makeup effects supervisor
Tom Irvin .... special makeup effects artist: Obscure Artifacts (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adam Foshko .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Michael A. Clark .... construction coordinator
Gordon E. Holmes .... carpenter
Kon Iliov .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Jeffrey S. Farley .... creature effects supervisor: Kilrathi
Matt Kutcher .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Steve R. Moore .... post production supervisor
Steve R. Moore .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Rocky Capella .... stunt coordinator
Randy Hall .... stunt double: Malcolm McDowell
Peter Lai .... stunt double: François Chau
Mike Martinez .... assistant stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Reid .... rigging grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robyn Neal Brady .... wardrobe assistant
 
Other crew
Ray Cobo .... co-production coordinator
Steve Powers .... game designer
Gary J. Sims .... production assistant
Barrington Smith .... assistant to director
Orion Walker .... production assistant
Anthony Genovese .... stand-in: John Rhys-Davies (uncredited)
 

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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Many of the star systems in the game are named after characters in Greek mythology, such as Nephele, Silenus, Orestes, Peleus, Circe, Telamon, Axius, Ella and Talos. As for some of the others, Tyr is the Norse god of war, Hellespont was the ancient Greek name for the Dardanelles strait and Callimachus was an ancient Greek poet.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: Once again, as in the previous game, Paladin is listed in the credits as "Maj. James 'Paladin' Taggart" (Maj. means Major). He was only a Major in the first game, in Wing Commander II he is a Colonel, in Wing Commander III he is a General, and in this game he is retired from the military and is now a Senator.See more »
Quotes:
Blair:Lately some of the men haven't been so sure about the missions they've been flying for Confed.
Eisen:During the war with the Kilrathi it was easy, loyalty to Confed required little commitment. After all, what was the alternative? Now the war is over, second guessing is easy.
Blair:I never thought I'd see the day when I'd be shooting down my own kind.
Eisen:Humans will always vie for power, Colonel. The Confederation may be far less than perfect but remember it was the driving force behind our victory. It succeeded in uniting humanity in a way that no other institution had.
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Very Good! Really enjoyed it!, 18 March 1999
Author: Hotaru Tomoe (hotaru_luna@mindless.com) from Florida, U.S.A.

I'm not sure if the PlayStation version differs from the computer version, but either way, this game is the BOMB! I loved the flight sequences and getting to shoot stuff. If one dude p****s you off...BANG! I loved that!

Mark Hamill is great, though he looks kinda outta it. Ever see that cartoon dog...Droopy-whatever? I'm not dissing Mr. Hamill or anything, don't get me wrong. He's my fave actor. Everyone else was cool, though Maniac kept getting on my nerves. That's bad when you have a short temper...nothing against Tom Wilson, either.

I loved the plot, and, being somewhat of a newbie to the WC universe, I really enjoyed this venture. I hope that PlayStation adapts Wing Commander: Prophecy soon.

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