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Offline Dimetrodon

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Republic Commando
« on: November 26, 2004, 05:01 AM »
I can't recall the subtitle of the book, I jsut know it's a book to accompany the release of the Republic Commando game.
I was wondering if anyone has read it yet, i have seen it on shelves and almost picked it up, but was unsure about it. I don't want to get myself into a book along the likes of NJo rubbish.

If anyone reads it, drop one.


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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2004, 10:49 AM »
well in anycase... i bought it and am halfway through it. And enjoying it...

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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2004, 11:23 AM »
I might pick this up eventually. Once you finish it up, let us know what you think overall.

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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2004, 05:38 PM »
It mainly focuses on the Clone Commandoes and how they operate, how they thinka nd were trained. It's mopre of a military operation story, Jedi are involved, some battle droids and a mandalorian mercenary. No main characters are featured in it, which isn't exactly a bad thing either. Hmm The climax could have been a little better, as there was a ton of buildup.
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well overall I enjoyed it and reccomend it, especially if you like clone troopers and the likes.

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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #4 on: January 9, 2005, 05:39 PM »
I quite enjoyed Republic Commando, my favorite book so far, Shatter Point being a close second. 

The characters are well defined, the tactics and lingo are very accurate reality wise, but in a Star Wars universe.

I also liked the bad guy as he is a Mandalorian.  I was very interested in his mindset, thoughts and interactions towards the Clone Troopers.

Anthing Clone Trooper is cool in my book, and the author Karen Traviss does a superb job giving CT's a human face behind those helmets.  They fight, bleed, hurt, and die, something we dont get to see at the "video game"  type battle of AOTC.
 
Short but sweet, 9.5. :)
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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #5 on: April 4, 2005, 11:01 AM »
I'm almost done with Shatterpoint, so I've been looking for Republic Commando - dang this thing is hard to find! I looked in Barnes and Nobles in Atlanta, and Birmingham, and didn't find it. It's not at Books-A-Million. It's not at any of the half dozen or so Wal-Marts I've visited...

Why is Commando so dang hard to find?


Don't ask why I don't just use Amazon.com...  ::)

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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #6 on: April 7, 2005, 03:03 PM »
I finally found Hard Contact.  ;D

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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2005, 10:27 AM »
Well, it was a pretty good read - kinda short, though. Go get it.  ;)

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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2005, 08:53 PM »
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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2005, 12:40 AM »
Yea the story is very good. And I like how they connect the book with the video game. I give it 5 lightsabers up.
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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2005, 09:19 PM »
This book I really enjoyed lots of action and you get an inside look at life as a clone.  Even though they all look the same they are different on the inside and that military aspect of the writting was great too.  I would give it 4 out of 5 defiently read it it's good.

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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2005, 09:37 AM »
I really enjoyed this book.  I consider it one of my favorites.
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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2005, 10:25 PM »
Well, it was a pretty good read - kinda short, though. Go get it.  ;)

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 Karen Traviss, Author of "Hard Contact" says that her sequel: "Triple Zero" will be a really long book. I quote from her: "It's so big you can use it as a coffee table"

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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #13 on: February 9, 2007, 07:30 PM »
A new book from Karen Traviss in the Republic Commando Series announced: True Colors

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In the Grand Army's desperate fight to crush the Separatists, the secret special ops missions of its elite clone warriors have never been more critical... or more dangerous. A growing menace threatens Republic victory, and the members of Omega Squad make a discovery that shakes their loyalty.

As the lines continue to blur between friend and enemy, citizens -- from civilians and sergeants to Jedi and generals -- find themselves up against a new foe: the doubt in their hearts and minds. The truth is a fragile, shifting illusion -- and only the approaching inferno will reveal both sides in their true colors.

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Re: Republic Commando
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2007, 03:47 PM »
Sweet!!! RC novels are the best !! Can't wait!!