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Which space combat series do you prefer? Wing Commander or Freespace?

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User Info: Nicodimus

3 years ago#1
Well? - Results (38 votes)
A) Wing Commander
44.74% (17 votes)
B) Freespace
55.26% (21 votes)
This poll is now closed.
I'm thinking about downloading Freespace 2 and Wing Commander 3.

Which series do you like better?
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User Info: Freakwave003

3 years ago#2
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User Info: capgamer

3 years ago#3
I haven't played either of these games so I pick a third option...

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User Info: 2Dhas_a_MIGRANE

3 years ago#4
Space Invaders.
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User Info: TheFeshPince

3 years ago#5
Galaga | |

User Info: Ravenoussd

3 years ago#6
x3 terran conflict

(not enough options)

(havn't played either of those games)
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User Info: UberLurker

3 years ago#7
While I do love the Wing Commander series, Freespace basically took what was best about every other space sim of the time and rolled it into one game.

Descent: Freespace was awesome because it was equal parts Wing Commander and X-Wing/Tie Fighter. It took the varied gun/missile loadouts from WC and combined it with the lovely shield management of X-Wing. Freespace 2 went even further by adding emphasis on beam based capital ship combat, IMHO taking inspiration from the Homeworld series. Yes I know they came out around the same time... coincidence? I think not!

Seems to me Volition is good at this, taking an established idea and polishing the hell out of it... Freespace and Saints Row being the best examples.

User Info: InfernalDragon5

3 years ago#8
Freespace 2 has graphics mods and in general plays very solid. It also has a ton of campaign mods that adds plenty of new content. 6$ I spent on Fs2 was the best 6$ I ever spent.

FTL is in a different category because it doesn't focus on individual fighters but on large cruisers, so comparing it to Fs2 is like comparing a strategy game to an action game. Its a good game don't take me wrong but its gameplay is way too different from old space sims.

User Info: Golden_Gonads

3 years ago#9
I preferred Wing Commander myself, but both series were amazingly strong. Though Freespace 2 ends on an unresolved note.

User Info: SnipeStar

3 years ago#10
where is "x-wing vs tie fighter?"
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