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Old 09-21-2008, 05:28 AM   #41
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My problem is a) this is in fact NOT an uncharted era as the media keep saying, there is probably more EU set around this time than any other, and I enjoyed getting that stuff, it helped me through the "between EPII-III drought", why go back and re-hash it? Lucas' lack of care for, and knowledge of the EU, just Spurs the elitist "G canon only!!" Nazi's on and I hate that. B) The cool thing about EU is that you have so much cool stuff being made, but if you dont agree with it or like it, then that's cool, but with GL having a direct hand in it, it is now G canon, so it is up there with the films, unavoidable.

I think it was mildly entertaining, whether it be for me, kids or newcomers to the saga, But I think there are far more interesting uncharted era's that could of been explored, It was very commercialized and simplified, the so called nod's to EU and the OT were noticeable to a casual fan, I expect more from my Star Wars now.
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Old 09-21-2008, 11:33 AM   #42
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For some reason I don't like the whole clone wars setting.Geonosis and the clone part is the only thing that is cool in there.
Clone Wars is not even close to EU.
EU is jedi are Mara Jade,Galen Marek,Kyle Katarn,Jan Ors,Jerec,Yun,Maw,Desann,Dash Rendar,and Xizor plus others.Obi Wan and Anikan are just the movie guys.The media does not know the true power of the dark side



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Old 09-21-2008, 03:57 PM   #43
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EU is anything not in the movies, and only the beginning and the ending of the Clone Wars were in the movies, not everything in-between. So The Clone Wars movie, series, and the better cartoon are EU.
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Old 09-21-2008, 04:09 PM   #44
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Clone Wars is not even close to EU.
Actually, I think the CW setting to be vastly superior to much garbage present on the EU.


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Old 09-21-2008, 04:45 PM   #45
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EU is anything not in the movies, and only the beginning and the ending of the Clone Wars were in the movies, not everything in-between. So The Clone Wars movie, series, and the better cartoon are EU.
But GL's direct influence, and a big screen premier makes it in the same bracket as the movies, with the same kind of canon status and viewers. Whether or not it is EU is not my problem, it's effect on good EU is.
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Old 12-10-2008, 12:11 PM   #46
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Has anyone been whatching the series? Next episode will be with Kit Fisto.



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Old 12-10-2008, 04:30 PM   #47
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What bothers me is they only show an episode once a week and theyre so short, they feel kind of rushed and it just seems like they dont take the time to really make sure they dont mess up the continuity already established. Most of the vehicles and characters look like they came from later in the clone wars and not in the first year. With all the unexplored KOTOR and New Jedi Order timelines unexplored im surprised they dont want to make stories in those times instead of focusing so much on the clone wars and dark times. Besides most of the characters are from the movies so you know theyre going to survive so theres no suspense in wondering if your favorite character is going to die or not because they cant, unless GL wants to screw with the timeline by killing one or more of them off. Of course they did that in the other clone wars cartoon with Kkruhk so I wouldnt be surprised.
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Old 12-10-2008, 07:29 PM   #48
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I have watched some of them, when I can. I think that they are pretty good as a TV series.

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Old 12-10-2008, 08:14 PM   #49
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I liked the TV series too.

But the movie, to me, seemed like a ploy to get little kids into Star Wars. Because at the moment there was not really anything new (that was appropriate for younger kids, unless the parents do really care about content). Furthermore it was not as exciting as other Star Wars movies, at least in my opinion.





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Old 12-19-2008, 02:29 PM   #50
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I saw the kit fisto episode. It wasn't bad. General Grievious is still Bad A@*. I thought the movie wasn't too bad. I liked the battles. they were pretty good. but i'd much rather read about them. I'm finishing the RC series right now. They are just a small part but i do enjoy them very much. But then again i'm in the military so i suppose i would.
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Old 12-22-2008, 04:14 PM   #51
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This last episode was awsome. Waiting for January, 2nd...



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Old 12-31-2008, 03:18 PM   #52
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Indeed, the series so far has some horrible episodes and some fantastic ones!
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Old 12-31-2008, 03:58 PM   #53
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Agreed.

I am looking forward to Jan. 2

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Old 12-31-2008, 04:51 PM   #54
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My take for the clone wars is that it is targeted towards the early teens. My guess the stories are more like the interpretation of the clone troopers are a part of their Mythology. A lot of the Jedi powers are cinematic, and the fighting is a bit over the top (Juggernauts taking out a Starship?) But then again, if these are the "Legends" then there is a bit of Author embellishment to make it entertaining


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Old 12-31-2008, 06:42 PM   #55
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(Juggernauts taking out a Starship?)
Depends on the kind of ship. What incident are you referring to here?


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Old 01-01-2009, 06:35 AM   #56
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I could enjoy these clone wars episodes, but I wont, because every Interview they do (Within the SW community) There emphasizing the fact that this is not EU, that they are not constrained by what went before, George has a Different vision than the comics, this is what really happened etc. It really upsets me, because I loved the Clone Wars stuff done in the Comics, and I wonder how Long it's gonna be before George comes out and Says there was no History before Yoda's birth or something stupid. I'm waiting for what comes next tbh, EU has sustained Star Wars since the mid Eighties, between Prequels, in fact there are much better stories in the EU than what we got between 1999-2005 from GL, and although it's his Story, his franchise... Why allow something to be made, get money from it, pay people to organize a canon system, let people become fans, and then turn around and pretend you dont know/care about it and ret-conn stuff? It gets me down.


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Old 01-01-2009, 02:29 PM   #57
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Depends on the kind of ship. What incident are you referring to here?
The one where Anakin "Mines" the Asteroids with Juggernauts to flank Grevious's ships. Not sure what Episode


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Old 02-22-2009, 09:35 AM   #58
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New trailer for the next three episodes

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Old 01-03-2010, 05:53 PM   #59
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Is anyone watching this second season? "Landing on Point Rain" and last episode's introduction of Eeth Koth were very well done.
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Old 01-13-2010, 01:43 AM   #60
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^I enjoyed the episode, but I don't know why going back to Geonosis didn't sit well with me.



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Old 01-13-2010, 07:39 AM   #61
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^I enjoyed the episode, but I don't know why going back to Geonosis didn't sit well with me.
Well, Obi-Wan did say:
- I can't believe we're back here again..."
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Old 01-18-2010, 01:15 PM   #63
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I think there has been enough TV **** on the Clone Wars. It has been done to death. Unless there is a game which is not about the show, then I am no going to focus on it. I would only be interested if there was an RC2 or BF 3 on the CW. Now that would fill my tastes. Clone Wars Shows is just a sad excuse to keep milking the prequel. Worst of all, the whole plot of the Clone wars is nothing new, just the same "Save the Galaxy from the evil sith!" as usual. I think Lucas should just let the Clone Wars show die, unless it will have a darker story in the future
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I think there has been enough TV **** on the Clone Wars. It has been done to death. Unless there is a game which is not about the show, then I am no going to focus on it. I would only be interested if there was an RC2 or BF 3 on the CW.
You can't compare a game to a TV series...

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Clone Wars Shows is just a sad excuse to keep milking the prequel.
Weren't the prequels a sad excuse to keep milking the OT?

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Worst of all, the whole plot of the Clone wars is nothing new, just the same "Save the Galaxy from the evil sith!" as usual.
Isn't that the saga's plot too?

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I think Lucas should just let the Clone Wars show die, unless it will have a darker story in the future
So, you prefer no Star Wars TV series rather than some... And isn't the series getting a darker story?

I never understood that logic of more darker, more cool. Why should Star Wars be dark? It didn't began that way, and we liked it the same. Does something need to be dark to be good?
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You can't compare a game to a TV series...
Actually, a lot of people do dompare it to games. Look in the Kotor Section

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Weren't the prequels a sad excuse to keep milking the OT?
No, back then it was new, but it seems EU and all the other stuff want to continue on the thing. I think they failed miserably on the prequel trilogy, especially with the whiny bitch Anakin. The few people I think really worked out in the prequel was Mace Windu, Yoda, Obi-Wan, Grievous, and of course Darth Maul.

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sure it is, but the OT did everything much better. They were classic.

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I never understood that logic of more darker, more cool. Why should Star Wars be dark? It didn't began that way, and we liked it the same. Does something need to be dark to be good?
not always, but it would be something new, something that would capture the attention of older audiences. I'm not saying the movies needed to be totally dark. But the CW series should have some episodes which the Seperatists actually win a few times, not the same ending.
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Old 04-18-2010, 07:00 PM   #66
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I think in a way Season 2 is an improvement.

Also, I see the Clone War era as some kind of "Lucas Containment Zone" Basically its better for him to mess up things in this CW era than toying with the OT era and other well developed EU stuff.


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Old 04-26-2010, 11:09 AM   #67
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I think there has been enough TV **** on the Clone Wars. It has been done to death. Unless there is a game which is not about the show, then I am no going to focus on it. I would only be interested if there was an RC2 or BF 3 on the CW. Now that would fill my tastes. Clone Wars Shows is just a sad excuse to keep milking the prequel. Worst of all, the whole plot of the Clone wars is nothing new, just the same "Save the Galaxy from the evil sith!" as usual. I think Lucas should just let the Clone Wars show die, unless it will have a darker story in the future
I can't help but think this is spoken like someone who hasn't seen it... Clone Wars is doing a pretty good job of exploring the shades of grey in the battle, questioning the Jedi's uneasy position as soldiers. Also, the time period is being used as a backdrop for a variety of stories and relationships, not just battles between good vs. evil. It's expanding on the characters that weren't given a fair shot in the prequels, particularly Anakin who is getting the heroic representation that he deserved. It's quickly becoming leaps and bound better than the recent films Lucas put together. The show is even enhancing them with more developed characters.

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I can't help but think this is spoken like someone who hasn't seen it... Clone Wars is doing a pretty good job of exploring the shades of grey in the battle, questioning the Jedi's uneasy position as soldiers. Also, the time period is being used as a backdrop for a variety of stories and relationships, not just battles between good vs. evil. It's expanding on the characters that weren't given a fair shot in the prequels, particularly Anakin who is getting the heroic representation that he deserved. It's quickly becoming leaps and bound better than the recent films Lucas put together. The show is even enhancing them with more developed characters.
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I really like the Clone Wars, in a general aspect. But the problem is, there are too many plot holes and contradictions to, not just the originally trilogy, but the prequels as well.

I really wished they had made them 45 minute episodes instead of 21. It's really hard to get a desent story and plot in under that time. Even writers for the 45 minute episodes have a hard time, especially in the editing room.

One of the other things that bothers me, is there is a voice actor that does several characters, but in every character you can totally tell its the same. To me, that's bad casting. If an actor is going to do several characters, at least change the ton and accent of your voice.


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