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Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger (1994)

When the Terran Confederation faces the possibility of humanity losing the war with the Kilrathi, Colonel Christopher Blair, who the Kilrathi have dubbed "The Heart of the Tiger", is summoned.

Director:

Chris Roberts
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Hamill ... Col. Christopher Blair
Malcolm McDowell ... Admiral Geoffrey Tolwyn
John Rhys-Davies ... Gen. James 'Paladin' Taggart / Prince Thrakhath / Kilrathi in-flight voices (voice)
Jason Bernard ... Capt. William Eisen
Thomas F. Wilson ... Maj. Todd 'Maniac' Marshall (as Tom Wilson)
Ginger Lynn ... Chief Technician Rachel Coriolis (as Ginger Allen)
Jennifer MacDonald Jennifer MacDonald ... Lt. Robin 'Flint' Peters
Courtney Gains ... Lt. Ted 'Radio' Rollins
François Chau ... Lt. Winston 'Vagabond' Chang
B.J. Jefferson B.J. Jefferson ... Lt. Laurel 'Cobra' Buckley
Josh Lucas ... Maj. Jace 'Flash' Dillon (as Joshua Lucas)
Julian Reyes Julian Reyes ... Lt. Mitchell 'Vaquero' Lopez
Yolanda Jilot ... Col. Jeanette 'Angel' Devereaux
Barbara Niven ... Barbara Miles - Newscaster
Jean Pierre Pereat Jean Pierre Pereat ... Bartender (as J.P. Pereat)
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Storyline

The war with the Kilrathi has lasted for generations, now the Terran Confederation faces the possibility of humanity losing the war, and Earth being over-run by the cat-like race of the Kilrathi. In a desperate attempt to win, the Terran Confederation prepares to destroy Kilrah; the Kilrathi home-world, and end the war. But only one man is qualified; Colonel Christopher Blair, who the Kilrathi have dubbed "The Heart of the Tiger". Written by John Betancourt <MXKM38B@prodigy.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Origin Systems Inc. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This game gives the player character the official name of Christopher Blair. The previous two games featured the same character but his name was determined by the player. It has long been speculated that the name "Blair" was a contraction of "Bluehair", the moniker that was given to the main character on WC discussion boards. The program code also referred the player as "Bluehair", which became apparent if the game files were examined with a hex editor. See more »

Goofs

Despite the story being set in the year 2669, some of the characters wear WWII campaign medal ribbons on their uniforms. See more »

Quotes

[the Kilrathi have jammed the Victory's communication systems, accompanied by a threatening video message from Prince Thrakhath]
Prince Thrakhath: I have read your Terran Bible with its predications that there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. It is about to be fulfilled. We will tear your tongues out, we will scoop out your brains...
Cobra: That ain't all they'll do if they ever get their paws on us.
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Alternate Versions

The Playstation version of the game replaces two ground attack missions with cut scenes of the fighters running their attacks. In addition after the player drops the Temblor bomb on Kilrah another cutscene shows the fighter's egress before the planet begins to break up. Throughout the PC game there were originally news cast video scenes that hinted to the player various tactical advances on the part of the enemy. Unfortunately these were cut in the end. See more »

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Pretty good movie... for a VIDEO GAME
28 September 2000 | by Davidson-2See all my reviews

This "game" actually made a better movie than a game. Some of the combat sequences tend to be a touch repetative, but the wonderful feel of being in "a movie" is really, really quite nice. The mission tree allows for multiple endings, so there's the chance that you'll be the dog of the movie instead of the hero. Odd that Chris Roberts would tap adult movie actress Ginger Allen for such a prominant role... but I'll give credit where credit is due, she did a wonderful job acting. If you want to see how multimedia games SHOULD be done, find a copy of Wing Commander III


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