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Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger (1994)

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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.

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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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Trivia

The game is set in 2669, 15 years after the first Wing Commander game. In the "Victory Streak" booklet that was included with this game, Blair and Maniac are stated as being 32 years old. However in the "Claw Marks" booklet included with the first game, Maniac's age is 23. Mark Hamill turned 43 the year the game was released and Thomas F. Wilson was 35. 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

Rachel: [whenever Blair completes a mission without damaging his fighter] Pretty slick flying, sir.
Blair: Thanks, Chief.
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Alternate Versions

The Playstation version also includes Hobbes' confession to Blair about being the traitor. This was also dramatized in the novelization. In both, Ralga nar Hallas explains that when Prince Thrakkath spoke the words, "Heart of the Tiger", his hypnotic trance (Which he had been under since 'defecting' in Wing Commander 1) was broken and he became Ralga once again, with all his memories and loyalties intact. See more »

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Follows Wing Commander (1990) See more »

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First time video was used greatly on a computer game
6 July 1999 | by locomanSee all my reviews

There was other games that appeared that used video to tell their story, but no game before did to the extent of Wing Commander 3. The first product really worthy of the term "Interactive Movie"


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