Dusting off my LF acccount...
Install any version of SWG, If you are currently playing the NGE, you must make a new install in a different directory, since the last NGE publish screwed up one of the .dll files.
Setup with Slim Launchpad
Setup without Slim Launchpad
Common Errors and Fixes
I'm intrigued by the mention of LA being involved or at least lending their support. GL has allways been interrested in fan art etc, I wonder if he sees this as an extension of that?