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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Five Discussion Thread
« on: December 2, 2012, 10:31 PM »
Action on season 5 is slowering down

the episode 10 was clumsy
frog colonel almost disgusting

children aimed, cause movement seemed a mario bross arcade
action always in haste, without letting appreciate combat.


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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Five Discussion Thread
« on: November 24, 2012, 09:46 PM »
Hondo vs Grievous


Hondo is a more complex character than Grievous, whose lines are the plainest of the galaxy far far away.

Grievous is always depicted overacted, and with an uncontrolled fury in almost silent videos.

General Grievous is the representation of violence without intelligence. Filoni needs urgently to make him kinda
a Bane from DC Batman, that is a subtle villain.

Today the cyborg and Ashoka watered down in their fight, specially the padawan who looked weary.


Returning to Hondo, he is better balanced, seems inspired in Sir John Falstaff from Shakespeare plays;
sometimes funny with wit, others with the lust of flirting. His new attire and wardrobe let him get that evolution.

Filoni should drive more attention on Hondo, and why not? profit from his lizard monkey too. So Filoni, give the pet a name, search a Greek, macedonian, arabic name which fits the series.


About weequays

complex drawing, two colour faces with cartilage and flesh, muscular pirate was like Pote Snitkin.




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Today I picked up VC 87 Luke Skywalker Lightsaber construction, blue ray deleted scene, pale version. 8)

at Organa Coleccionables, Lima Perú

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The Sequel Trilogy / Re: Star Wars Episode VII
« on: November 12, 2012, 11:15 AM »
Hey guys, what about Mara Jade character?

Do you think Shanon Mc Randle needs to appear on episode VII?


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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« on: November 12, 2012, 11:13 AM »
Today I finished "About the Sublime" by Casio Longinus
an aesthetian whose book continues in certain way
"Ars Poetica" by Quinto Horatius Flacus.

Longinus is strongly inspired by Demostenes and Plato.

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Five Discussion Thread
« on: November 11, 2012, 07:25 PM »
This was an episode more for kids, the fight of Ashoka and Hondo was naif: too many jumps and very few techniques.

The engenneer professor droid looked curious, a brand new animation, that could have a reminicense to Dexter´s bar on Coruscant.

But deep inside the naivité of the episode is a bit of darkness when the human youngling killed one weequay by short circuit of the light saber.

The robot told it was due the circumstances, but at last, even younglings could be forced to kill.

I think as animation got haste at the end of the episode, to end a fight or close the emission, the pirates were bouncing on the walls, the corridors like puppets or plastiline figures who never arrived to break apart.

This need revision, 3d animation is not perfect yet, better they simplify some scenes, instead of lots of marionettes they couldn´t handle properly.


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The Sequel Trilogy / Re: Star Wars Episode VII
« on: November 11, 2012, 10:14 AM »
Casting the original actors Mark, Carrie and Harrison would be a nice hommage to us the original SW generation of fans.
We the X Generation deserve that

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Five Discussion Thread
« on: October 28, 2012, 11:13 PM »
I am just watching "Tipping points"

What I can first comment is that

I liked the pterodactils, flying saurious....
they are beasts more colored than ever
but their wings look a cross between buterflies' and bats.

The paintjob on body and wings gave those dragons distinction.

The huge burden saurious in the market, the one which crashes two battle droids
is like a large dewback, nice try this time on purple.

The rest is kinda cartoon style, lots of details are improving now
but designers must focus on the heads of humans to insuflate
more realism. Some angles of Steela head are chooked.

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Power of the Force 2 / Re: POTF2 Recent Purchases
« on: October 13, 2012, 11:05 PM »
I found today mint condition sealed ugnaughts from 1997
in the store of John Chipana at 30 soles or 11.5 dollars.

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Five Discussion Thread
« on: October 9, 2012, 10:11 PM »
I agree Onderon episode was slow, however it recreated some feautures of the rebellion

-Emphasis on women leadership
-Commandos and soldiers on camping with less access to facilities like complex bases or stations.
-Guerrilla aspect of rebel teams.
-Training could show basic teachings (where to hit and why, how to hold detonator, etc.)
-The word and concept rebellion is floating in the galaxy far far away, while the republic is busy fighting separatists.

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Five Discussion Thread
« on: October 1, 2012, 08:25 PM »
Some novelties:

Savage Opress can kill with his horns, like a bull from Corrida (bullfighting)

The animated debut of Blue snaggletooh, path the way for the CW action figure.

The horned sith don´t have a defense or block against low side kick  :D  (kansetsu-geri),

so Obi Wan could target their knee caps. Wish Kenobi shares his strategy with Anakin before they
will face duo versus duo.

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Five Discussion Thread
« on: September 30, 2012, 10:43 PM »
Revival had good argument

They have finally ended the cliché of siths defeating Jedi

I am not sure the killed girl is Adi Gallia (she deads in ROTS)

In the ending of cw season 4, was tiring how the two brothers Maul and Savage surprised Kenobi
it could be justified only for seeing Maul in his cyborg likeness, which more power updated by his bionic parts.

And now Kenobi has brought relief to the light side.... Yes those sith guys deserved that beating!!  ;)

Obi Wan is more powerful than Maul, however he calls Savage his apprentice

I think he only poses difficulty to Kenobi because as enemies they both know the other´s tactics well.


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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« on: September 1, 2012, 01:15 AM »
Hi again dear sw fans

I am sharing with you my last podcast,

it is about Spanish writing for universitary level,

focus on the teaching of new comers to University.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-8WFE4Y-p8


If you are studying Spanish, this emission will serve you well.


Thanks for your attention.


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2013 Droid Factory = Cancelled / Re: 2013 Droid Factory Wave 2
« on: August 27, 2012, 06:06 PM »
I agree Yavin Luke uses tac sculpt, but seems the arms are retooled and almost long like in dagobah landing vc 44.
This new head should be used for a new xwing pilot version of Luke, replacing the pointy chin.

Mara is decent, looks young and looks like emperor´s hand version too. She has got more detail on pants and knee pads.

The a wing pilot is likely army builder.

Rex is between cartoon and realistic style.

Bespin Vader is a concept lef in oblivion since 1999.

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Did you see, guys, that Bespin Leia has brown pants and red shirt?

TVC depicts the first figure with different colors for her suit.

I wanna see an esb photo of Carrie for reference. ;)

Perhaps in the future we would learn more secrets about the saga costumes, like that which comes with tvc ponda baba

(not beidge pants but brown)

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