The Wings demise happened in the early 2000's when the marketing department/Wings director decided to switch the appeal of game atmosphere. I know exactly what happened, when the decision happened and who in management wanted that direction. Wings at that moment switched to "family friendly" which is never what the original fan base was. I enjoyed the game, but also enjoyed just going and having fun with friends. Once the they switched to that format and the team wasn't winning, it was boring and no-one wanted to go. Wings games were like Wingbowl (without the flashing), which was a party. I miss that.