This article on game design has been brought to you courtesy of John Garrison.
On this page, we'll analyze some successful games to try and determine why they were popular.
One of the most popular games of its time was "Wing Commander"(WCI).
Mankind is at war with the cat-like Kilrathi. The Terran carrier Tiger's Claw is sent to the Vega sector to repel the latest Kilrathi aggression. The lives of thousands of colonists and the very future of the Terran Confederation are at stake.
WCI is a first person shooting game.
(To be continued...)