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Offline CHEWIE

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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #15 on: June 19, 2006, 05:45 PM »
Maybe two ping pong tables connected together?  I don't know.

Sure post it at Scum, I'd link it to this thread probably... once we get a more firm idea, I'll post it at Yakface.

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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #16 on: June 19, 2006, 05:57 PM »
I'm in. This summer is gonna be busy and next year, well here are my courses:

AP Physics
AP Biology
AP Economics
AP English

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I'll do whatever I can. Already, I can think of three primary types of planets in the Star Wars Universe

Tatooine / Geonosis Style : Sand, Rock, and lightly inhabited cities. I used this kind of setting for Ezatam IV in my photonovels.

Coruscant / Cloud City / Mygeeto Style: Industrial and metropolitan planets. I'd assume Mygeeto was an ok place before it got torn apart by the Clone Wars.

Yavin IV / Borealis Style: Lush Forests, Temples, and whatnot. Spooky Sith magic and Rebel/Imperial hideaways.


Contrary to CHEWIE's OT idea, I think a Pre-Clone Wars Mygeeto would be a really cool planet to customize. There's an idea with a lot of potential, plus, buildings in the style of Owen would look excellent. Other than that, OT sounds good to me. Sweet idea Phrubes.

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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #17 on: June 19, 2006, 06:03 PM »
Plus, we could have the bridge before it was torn apart, that would be a real defining part of the Dio.

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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2006, 06:06 PM »
Very cool idea, I like it!
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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #19 on: June 19, 2006, 06:10 PM »
Nice flowchart, it makes things a little easier to understand.  I think that the size all depends on the number interested, but I do think a ping pone table would be a little small.  And if nobody minds, I'd be happy to post this at 'scum.

I'd say let Phruby post it since it is his idea unless he gives you the ok to do so.
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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #20 on: June 19, 2006, 06:18 PM »
CloneCommander1 go ahead and post it over at scum and stir up some action there. I really don't like to go in that place.  ;)

I'll go talk about it over at FFURG and CC. Can someone take it over to GH?

Great flowchart Ryan. That's the beginning of the organization I would like to see. As for time period how about a new planet like Dantooine. We can have an industrial-city area and some wilderness. The time could be between  ep3 and ep4. That way we can get some cool looking imperial-clone hybrids and some beginnings of the rebel alliance characters.
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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #21 on: June 19, 2006, 06:24 PM »
Dantooine would be really cool, there are some great shots on KOTOR that could be used for reference.
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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #22 on: June 19, 2006, 06:25 PM »
The thing is, Tatooine is the most famous and most iconic planet in SW history.

Coming up with something really obscure, especially if it hasn't even been on-screen, seems like a bad idea.  Just not very accessible or recognizable.  Why create something if no one knows what it is?

Tatooine also feels, frankly, like the easiest idea.

I think the only real drawback is that it's been done before - Niubniub's amazing group Tatooine project from, I think, Celebration II.

He also did a Death Star group project, as well.  Both of those were great successes.

If not Tatooine or Death Star, the next best idea would probably be Hoth.  I can't imagine it would be feasible to do something as complex as Coruscant.

Anyway,  just one man's opinion....
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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #23 on: June 19, 2006, 06:28 PM »
I like Dantoonie, that seems like the best suggestion so far to me.
The problem to me with Hoth is that there is no real civillian life, and I think that would be a huge drawback to us.
I'll take it over to GH too if no one minds.
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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #24 on: June 19, 2006, 06:36 PM »
I like Dantoonie, that seems like the best suggestion so far to me.
The problem to me with Hoth is that there is no real civillian life, and I think that would be a huge drawback to us.

Agreed. Tatooine would be ideal, but it has already been done. Hoth like you said would be cool but, there is almost no civilian life, and making that much realistic looking snow would sure be a mess. If we decide on a less regonizable world we could post some posters of the concpet art and some planetary background on some posters around the diorama.

We're going to need to have regular "meetings" in a chat room, or something similar, to update Phruby and the assistant Project leads on the progress.
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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #25 on: June 19, 2006, 06:41 PM »
Do you think we need one seperate from the weekly customizing chat?  Or should we set up one only for this project.
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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #26 on: June 19, 2006, 06:44 PM »
well, I committed the big sin of not reading everyone else's post before putting my own.

Ryan already talked about the niubniub stuff.

I also missed the "original planet" idea, which I think is best.  That way, you're not shooting for some arcane EU world, but creating something new that everyone can participate in and feel a part of.

A combination of a town with an Imperial base within it sounds like a solid idea.  Lots of "civlian" and fringe characters, plus loads of imperials.  And maybe the town is in or on the edge of a wilderness, so you can add plants and wildlife and varied terrain.

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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #27 on: June 19, 2006, 06:53 PM »
Count me in on this,  I can submit figures and Ideas.

How about Alderran or Utapau, post rise of the empire?
Both have nature+cities and wild life in close proximity to each other
Plus Alderran was a main palnet in the rebellion leader ship until its demise.

Or we could do Coronet City from Corellia. With Treasure Ship Row.
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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #28 on: June 19, 2006, 07:05 PM »
Do you think we need one seperate from the weekly customizing chat?  Or should we set up one only for this project.

I think a seperate one is in order. That way it is just Phruby, the assistant project leads, and the team leaders.

well, I committed the big sin of not reading everyone else's post before putting my own.

Ryan already talked about the niubniub stuff.

I also missed the "original planet" idea, which I think is best. That way, you're not shooting for some arcane EU world, but creating something new that everyone can participate in and feel a part of.

A combination of a town with an Imperial base within it sounds like a solid idea. Lots of "civlian" and fringe characters, plus loads of imperials. And maybe the town is in or on the edge of a wilderness, so you can add plants and wildlife and varied terrain.



Yeah that was sort of what I was think of as well. That way we've got a nice bit of variety and there can be a bunch of differnt types of figures.
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Re: The Ultimate Group Project - a Star Wars WORLD!
« Reply #29 on: June 19, 2006, 07:07 PM »
Do you think we need one seperate from the weekly customizing chat?  Or should we set up one only for this project.

Does everyone have Teamspeak? We could find a server to pillage.