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Paladin
08-24-2001, 02:51 PM
Personally I think the wookie beserker is going 2 be awesome

:chewie: :chewie: :chewie: :chewie: :chewie: :chewie: :chewie:

go 2 mr.fixit online, a link on the galactic battleground official site 2 see all the special units.

JEDI_MASTA
08-24-2001, 03:06 PM
what are u talking about droiddekas all the way baby


(destroyer droids)


kos9_ty on the zone zm me

crazy_dog
08-24-2001, 03:25 PM
Beserker, Dark Troopers and Faamba Shield Generators, man. :cool:

Darth_Rommel
08-24-2001, 03:38 PM
Dark Troopers and Droideka's, man :cool:

Tie Guy
08-24-2001, 03:49 PM
Beserker, "when wookies get mad, run"

Paladin
08-24-2001, 07:41 PM
Yeah, u saw what happened when Chewie got mad at Lando!
Almost ripped his head off!:evil6:

Rdog22
08-24-2001, 08:02 PM
I'm gonna have to agree with yal, the Wookie Berserker is the Bomb!

Paragon_Leon
08-24-2001, 08:33 PM
...but a bomb that will be blown away by a droideka nonetheless.
:D
I'm for the droideka's; they are rumoured to have the most awesome animation of the game !

JEDI_MASTA
08-24-2001, 08:45 PM
cause i mean even obiwan said he and qui gon were no match for droiddecas:deathii: the federation might be the biggest surprise as a good civ well maybe not the biggest i think the naboo might just have the stuff but we will see:amidala: :emperor: :emperor:



ps when the wookies are looking for the arms on my droiddekas ill be blowing there f****** heads off

Compa_Mighty
08-24-2001, 09:06 PM
Every unique is cool :D

Darth Maul Jr.
08-24-2001, 09:54 PM
I'm willing to bet Snowspeeders will be the most effective special units since everybody and their brother is gonna want to build AT-AT's!

Tie Guy
08-24-2001, 10:05 PM
Yeah, the speeders do seem really good, and they will be even better if you are playing against mech players.

BTW, i'm not gonna want ATATs at first, and i can assure you that my brother won't either. :D

Darth Maul Jr.
08-24-2001, 11:09 PM
yeah but at whatever point you and your brother pick AT-ATs my above statement will be correct...also, lets not overlook Famba shield generators. It looks like they will work a lot like arbiters did in Starcraft. I for one found arbiters extremely usefull for defense with Reavers and attacking with carriers... Every time i played with Protoss i always had a sigh of relief when i was finally able to build arbiters...I made sure i had arbiters before i had dark templar or dark archons...im sure the shield generator will work in much the same way and will thus be a very, very important unit for Gungans!:D

Admiral Odin
08-25-2001, 02:00 AM
I would say rebel speeder.

Lord JayVizIon
08-25-2001, 02:03 AM
Originally posted by Darth Maul Jr.
yeah but at whatever point you and your brother pick AT-ATs my above statement will be correct...also, lets not overlook Famba shield generators. It looks like they will work a lot like arbiters did in Starcraft. I for one found arbiters extremely usefull for defense with Reavers and attacking with carriers... Every time i played with Protoss i always had a sigh of relief when i was finally able to build arbiters...I made sure i had arbiters before i had dark templar or dark archons...im sure the shield generator will work in much the same way and will thus be a very, very important unit for Gungans!:D

i agree with you totally. faamba generators could be the dark horse in this game, but i gotta stick to my homeboys, the wookies and their berserkers....

God
08-25-2001, 09:19 AM
i think the wookie beserker is going to be like the viking berserker and couldn't get much out of those. i'll stick with the faamba and destroyers.

Paladin
08-25-2001, 11:20 AM
u r right darth maul Jr.
The Faamba walking shield generator may prove the most useful and deadly.:cool:

Sir Michael
08-25-2001, 01:08 PM
Im with the destroyers and the berserks.

And obi did not say they were out mached qui gon sed it was a standoff.

darthfergie
08-25-2001, 01:09 PM
I WANT TO SEE TIE DEFENDERS!!!

----------------------:ball:-------------------------

Tie Guy
08-25-2001, 01:16 PM
i'm sure you do ferg, too bad you won't :D

Anyways, i don't think that the Beserkers will be the same as the viking Beserkers. The viking ones were good at attacking buildings, if you hadn't noticed. The wookiee beserkers are gonna be great melee units for attacking troops, and maybe mechs. See the difference?

darthfergie
08-25-2001, 01:21 PM
I want Gen. Veer's At-At:D
or Han&Chewie in Mellinium Falcon:D

Paladin
08-25-2001, 02:36 PM
The NABOO ROYAL KNIGHTS could actually be awesome in battle so don't count them out either!:mad:

xwing guy
08-25-2001, 06:12 PM
I heard that the royal night was some kind of mounted melee unit I think.

Darth_Rommel
08-25-2001, 07:11 PM
It's not mounted, but your half right ;). It's supposed to be great against jedi...

Darth Maul Jr.
08-25-2001, 09:45 PM
I agree with you about the berserkers...they died so fast in combat just like the other units that i never got to see the benefit of that regeneration. I'd rather have a unit with powerful attack or lots of armor.

Admiral Odin
08-25-2001, 10:27 PM
I really have to wait. My favorite unit will depend on how the games plays.

darthfergie
08-25-2001, 11:13 PM
Originally posted by Darth_Rommel
It's not mounted, but your half right ;). It's supposed to be great against jedi...

How do you know it's not mounted they don't have screens of it yet.:confused:

Tie Guy
08-26-2001, 12:28 AM
yeah, aren't knights usually mounted? It would be cool if tehy were really fast and mounted, and have powerful melee.

Compa_Mighty
08-26-2001, 12:32 AM
I think there is a screenshot:

http://gamespot.com/gamespot/filters/products/screens/0,11105,470395-35,00.html

The orange soldiers (I believe) are Naboo Royal Knights (or however they're called) or maybe the Mounted ones.. or maybe none of them.. well, we'll have to wait

Destroyer Droid
08-26-2001, 04:28 AM
Destroyer Droids because they have mini shield generators like in Episode 1 vs the Jedi.

Tie Guy
08-26-2001, 01:39 PM
Originally posted by Compa_Mighty
I think there is a screenshot:

http://gamespot.com/gamespot/filters/products/screens/0,11105,470395-35,00.html

The orange soldiers (I believe) are Naboo Royal Knights (or however they're called) or maybe the Mounted ones.. or maybe none of them.. well, we'll have to wait


No, the troopers are just regular troops and missle troops, and the mounted units look just like regular mounted units. Remember, those shots came out a while ago, before Mr. Fixit went to test. And he said that the knight wasn't finished yet, so i doubt that is them.

xwing guy
08-26-2001, 04:34 PM
If knights are usually mounted what about jedi knights?:D You don't see them go around riding horses do you?

Drakeon
08-26-2001, 05:37 PM
Famba Shiled Generators and Rebel Snowspeeder.

also, what exactly can the snowspeeder do? can it take down at-ats with its tow cables? is it a really fast scout? :) or both of those and more?

God
08-26-2001, 05:39 PM
it's an anti mech unit.

how do you get an avatar

Tie Guy
08-26-2001, 05:49 PM
go to the "user cp" button on the top of the browser, then go to the "edit options" menu on that page. Then go to the "change avatar" button near the bottom of the page and pick or upload one.

And yes, the snowspeeder is an all-around mech killer, not just for the ATAT. I also presume it will be fairly fast.

darthfergie
08-26-2001, 05:52 PM
Originally posted by god
it's an anti mech unit.

how do you get an avatar

on the main forumsite-screen, click on 'cp profile', then on 'edit options'. At the bottom of the screen you'll be able to upload your own avatar or use one from a list..

And if you want a cool one go to my site (click on the banner)

Gamma732
08-26-2001, 05:58 PM
I think the Destroyer Droids seem the coolest...but the Faamba Sheilds are probably going to be the most useful.

darthfergie
08-26-2001, 06:01 PM
HEROES WILL BE THE MOST USEFUL!!!!!

Luke hero is going to be very powerful...and so will Vader.
:luke: :saberb:<--Who's the most powerful?-->:saberr: :vadar:

Drakeon
08-26-2001, 06:04 PM
cool, Snowspeeder sounds good for getting rid of those nasty trade federation peeps :)

darthfergie
08-26-2001, 06:06 PM
Snowspeeder sounds good for getting blasted out of the sky by the TIE Defenders(that I want but I am constantly denied:( )

Gamma732
08-26-2001, 06:10 PM
While TIE Defenders do rule, I think they're going to have enough TIE variations in there(Fighter, Bomber, Interceptor?). Snowspeeders will probably waste mech's but other then that I don't think they'd be that great. The Faamba's on the other hand strenghten all troops within its radius so thats why I think it's probably the most useful of the special units.

Tie Guy
08-26-2001, 06:57 PM
I really don't know how much i would use the Fambaa. It seems good and all, but i think i'd rather have a weapon with a strong attack for my Special Unit, not one with a strong defense.

Gamma732
08-26-2001, 07:09 PM
I don't know how much I'd se the Faamba either....the Gungans aren't one of my fav's ;)

Well, if you ask me, a strong diverse army will beat an army of 1 unit usually......even if the one units really powerful. The Faamba seems to be the most benificial to the most units.

Booya2020
08-26-2001, 10:39 PM
The Faamba sheild generator. Its the best defense because it moves, better than the other sheild generators. The besat defense is a good offense.

xwing guy
08-26-2001, 10:55 PM
Thats only if you have other troops with the fambaa.

Tie Guy
08-26-2001, 11:09 PM
Originally posted by Booya2020
The Faamba sheild generator. Its the best defense because it moves, better than the other sheild generators. The besat defense is a good offense.

Don't you mean "the best offense is a good defense" ? The way you had it, you wouldn't like the fambaa, coz it doesn't have any offense.

Drakeon
08-26-2001, 11:46 PM
hmmm, i was hoping for something different for rebs :( when i heard it was Snowspeeder i was a bit dissapointed.. i was hoping for i dunno... a B-wing... or maybe a bothan spy?

Gamma732
08-27-2001, 12:22 AM
Bothan spy......that would be a good unit for an xpack. If they made the xpack to coincide w/the EU. I'd imagine it being similar to the spies in RA2.

Yeah, I thought the Snowspeeder was a little anti-climactic too.

Admiral Odin
08-27-2001, 02:09 PM
I think the snowspeeder fits perfectlyl with the rebels. (you can't play a true hoth mission with out it. I think that is why they put it in, they wanted to give fans a chance to play Hoth.

Tie Guy
08-27-2001, 03:50 PM
i was wondering why it wasn't part of their normal air-units. I was hoping for an infiltrator, or something like that.

madperm
08-27-2001, 04:06 PM
i think a good unit would be the millenium falcon

with chewie as pilot with the wookies, and solo as pilot for the rebels

observer_20000
08-27-2001, 04:27 PM
Originally posted by Tie Guy
Beserker, "when wookies get mad, run"

"Unless you have a ranged weapon"

Paladin
08-27-2001, 04:37 PM
Do u really think that Snowspeeders r good enough 2 be the rebs special unit. All the other deep space fighters would dominate snowspeeders. Face it, if the snowspeeders couldn't penetrate an AT-AT's armor then how could they be strong against ground mechs?

Tie Guy
08-27-2001, 04:41 PM
They are going to be very strong against mechs, although i asked the same question myself when i first heard. The other air units aren't good against mech, so that is what makes the speeder different from other air units, and superior too, IMO.

Paladin
08-27-2001, 04:45 PM
But u can't overlook that the snowspeeder's lasers didn't effect the AT-AT's armor at all. Does this mean it had tow cables?:eek:

trade fed fred
08-27-2001, 05:01 PM
Droidreikas all the way!
they roll in and reak havock!
:bdroid2: :bdroid2: :bdroid2:

Mitth'raw'nuruodo
08-27-2001, 05:11 PM
Did you mean "wreak" or "reek"? :D

Drakeon
08-27-2001, 07:37 PM
No offense, but id take the Fambassa Shield generator over the Snowspeeder anyday.

Heck, id take most special units over the snow speeder... Why couldnt it be a Bothan spy!! or a B-wing!! WHY!!! :(

xwing guy
08-27-2001, 08:16 PM
I think Mr. Gaber said the B-wing would be a regular fiying unit for the Rebels.

JEDI_MASTA
08-27-2001, 08:58 PM
i dont think so i think all he said was x wings and y wings and a wings but i may b wrong

Tie Guy
08-27-2001, 10:09 PM
Your right, the alliance only has Y-wings, X-wings, and their UU the snowspeeder. The B-wing will make an appearance in the editor i believe.

Gamma732
08-27-2001, 10:16 PM
Wow, I would have thought that the A-wing would be a regular unit.

Darth Maul Jr.
08-27-2001, 10:25 PM
well luke took out an AT-AT by using a Snowspeeder...and since it would be too much coding and programing to make snowspeeders shoot out a wire and fly around AT-AT's they just decided the best way to recapture the magic that the snowspeeder performed against the AT-AT( im guessing the mech of all mech's) is to just give Snowspeeders a benefit when attacking mech's and thus illustrating its legendary importance. I guess this works kinda like a post a guy made about jedi's deflecting lasers...he said instead of making them actually reach out and block lasers every now and then (probably a programmers nightmare) to just give Jedi's a benefit against Infantry laser fire. So since Snowspeeders kicks mech butt (kinda like a space age A-10 Warthog) it is obvious their power since the only thing that would be able to scare a Snowspeeder im guess is a pack of air defense units or like some kinda heavy deathstar type air unit!!:D

Admiral Odin
08-27-2001, 11:33 PM
I was thinking about the Famba shield generator. It could be very effective. Think about it to have a forward base you would need to build things. Now this Famba can give you a mobile forward base. Also place it around resources with some units and you can control the economy of the map.

Admiral Odin
08-28-2001, 12:02 AM
Originally posted by Gamma732
Wow, I would have thought that the A-wing would be a regular unit.

According to Gaber it is.


Originally posted by Garry_M_Gaber
No TIE Defenders, B-wings, E-wings or K-wings are currently planned for the game. But we do have A-wings, X-wings and Y-wings, amongst others. X-wings opening and closing S-foils is an item we are

there is your answere A-wings will be in the game.

Gamma732
08-28-2001, 12:26 AM
Hm...Is that from the thread from a few days ago? Oh well, thats good to hear.

Drakeon
08-28-2001, 03:38 AM
:( my poor bwing :( i want my bwing!!!

oh and good point odin.

Paragon_Leon
08-28-2001, 05:39 AM
the basic premise of the game is that all civs have three aircraft-types, four if their UU is an aircraft.

or the Rebels, these are taken by A-wings, x-wings, y-wings and snowspeeder as the UU.
Towcables would require such detail that you'd need quite the computer...
overall, i'd say the battles will resemble those we know from the movie by their look, but they'll play out like a natural 2D RTS.

God
08-28-2001, 07:03 AM
what goes the a- wing do? i heard it was going to be x-wing, transport, y-wing, z-95, and UU

Paragon_Leon
08-28-2001, 08:19 AM
what i mean by three types is fighter-types. Yes, there are transports. My guess is Z-95's can be 'upgraded' to X-Wings.

God
08-28-2001, 08:32 AM
oh thanks i though that the a-wing was only avvalable to the senerio editor.

Paladin
08-28-2001, 01:59 PM
In PC Gamer's huge article on SWBG, there were screen shots of A-wings! *Vol. 8 No. 6 *JUNE 2001*

Paladin
08-28-2001, 02:05 PM
Snowspeeders can't penetrate an AT-AT's ARMOR! HOW COuld they possibly create it 2 be strong VS MECHS! :eek: :eek:

Gamma732
08-28-2001, 03:56 PM
Originally posted by Paladin
Snowspeeders can't penetrate an AT-AT's ARMOR! HOW COuld they possibly create it 2 be strong VS MECHS! :eek: :eek:

It was the snowspeeders that took out the AT-AT's in the Battle of Hoth. Like a lot of other people said, since they couldn't put a tow cable in the game, they just made the speeders good against mechs.

JEDI_MASTA
08-28-2001, 03:58 PM
they will probably either have a lazer bonus vs atat or have toe cables i think the laser thing is better though

Admiral Odin
08-28-2001, 04:34 PM
I think it will be an overall mech bonus not just for an AT AT, the snowspeeder is supposed to be the only air unit good against mechs...so

Oh that was from Gabers thread in the developers (one where he wanted our questions)

God
08-29-2001, 10:08 AM
i like the dark troopers because they're cheap and are semi-powerful. the rebal UU is going to be tough to beat with the imps though.

Darth Maul Jr.
08-29-2001, 09:32 PM
Also think of how much time it would take for that Snowspeeder to shoot out its wire then fly a couple circles around an AT-AT! It would have to be really fast, cuz if it wasnt the other units would shoot the Snowspeeder down while it was making it laps. So if they did it and it was done fast enough it would probably be too fast to be worth watching. Also i think Snowspeeders will rule the air since speed an maneuverability wont play a role in this game cuz the air units dont dog fight each other, they just hover and blast each other, therefore the ship with the best armor and attack will win, so Snowspeeders will own mechs and it will own air.:D

Rdog22
08-29-2001, 10:03 PM
I bet the levels of the Rebels fighters are

1. Z-95

2. X-Wing

3. Super X-Wing?

4. A-Wing

Tie Guy
08-29-2001, 11:28 PM
I'll take that bet, coz it is already confirmed that the rebel snubfighters will be:

1. X-Wing
2. Y-wing
UU: Snowspeeder

not neccessarily in that order. Also, i think that the Z-95 will be upgraded to the X-wing, but that's not confirmed. There will be no A-wing, except in the editor.

Paladin
08-30-2001, 01:31 PM
They have Z-95 headhunters?

JEDI_MASTA
08-30-2001, 01:43 PM
does anyone have any idea what the bonuses are on the naboo royal guards???



post number 250 im a tusken raider ahhhhhhhhhhhh

Paladin
08-30-2001, 01:49 PM
Congratulations!

I heard they are strong against Jedi.:)

Paladin
08-30-2001, 01:50 PM
Do they have Z-95s?
:confused:

Tie Guy
08-30-2001, 06:33 PM
Originally posted by JEDI_MASTA
[B]does anyone have any idea what the bonuses are on the naboo royal guards???

This isn't confirmed, but i believe that they will be resistant to conversion and will have powerfull melee.

Oh, and they might have Z-95s, and then later in the ame you can upgrade them to X-wings, but i'm aren't sure about that.

darthfergie
08-30-2001, 06:36 PM
Originally posted by Tie Guy
Oh, and they might have Z-95s, and then later in the ame you can upgrade them to X-wings, but i'm aren't sure about that.

Most likly your right about that. The early screens shot Z-95s and they havn't changed too greatly much since then so they are probably still in there...(Quad Y-Wings:( How stupid)

Admiral Odin
08-30-2001, 08:06 PM
I agree. I would rather have a upgrade to a B-Wing

Thrawn
08-30-2001, 08:49 PM
Yes, the Y-wing should upgrade to a B-wing or K-wing. :(