Hey folks, sorry for the lack of updates! I don't have any plans to cover Space Rogue currently, but I'm happy to look at other space sims once WC is done... Speaking of which, a bit of an explanation:
The next article in the series will be Wing Commander III. As you have seen, I'm doing this series in the most chronological way I can, in a way that flows naturally and doesn't just focus on the mainline games. The thing with WC3 is that, both historically as well as for the structure of my series, it really is The Big One. It's the culmination of everything that came before it, it pioneered new tech, it broke into the mainstream. So there's a LOT to write about it.
I spent the first half of last year doing a lot of research and writing for what is likely to be the longest piece in the series. I kept working away at it but, without getting too specific, I had a very bad home situation during lockdown when I was doing that work. This severely affected my mental health, and thus my physical health, and I'm only now really starting to be able to recover (Kurt knows about all this of course, as I informed him months ago).
The good news is I'm finally feeling like I am in a place where I am able to work on this series again, divorced from the bad times of last year. It will still be a while until you see new articles, as of course it's Kurt who schedules the articles and I told him a while back to not hold a place for me while I was still struggling. But I do intend to finish this and make it the most accessible history of the series on the internet.
I'm excited to jump back in, and show you all the hard work I've done on the WC3 piece. It's very likely to be the longest piece in the series by far, since WC4 uses the same tech, and further games get smaller. I am looking forward to the Privateer 2 piece the most, as I have yet to complete that game, and I'm very intrigued by it. I will also try to include pieces on the 1999 movie and the Academy cartoon.