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Yes im fine with it 36 37.50%
Nope! I want everything 51 53.13%
hmm tough one, i'll skip this 9 9.38%
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Old 11-21-2005, 05:48 PM   #41
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StealthWar42, please avoid Double Posting. Also, please calm down and dont get so aggresive toward anouther member of the forums, espicially a moderator. Remember we are here to discuss EaW in a friendly manner. Please keep your debating at an appropriate level.


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Old 11-21-2005, 05:53 PM   #42
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Well, he was just saying "that doesn't make any sense to include both" and he wasn't even giving a reason. I didn't feel as if I was overly aggressive either, it's not like I was just shouting obscenities... any capitalized words were there just for emphasis, not shouting.

It would have been clarified a bit easier if he just came out and said "two death stars existing at the same time would be overkill" but it got a little complicated, since I didn't explain my opinion enough and he didn't either. So I needed to clarify what I and other pro-DSII people were saying in-detail... sorry, but I don't see what's wrong with that.

I thought double posting was just when you accidentally post two of the same things at once... sorry bout that.


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Old 11-21-2005, 05:56 PM   #43
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Well, he was just saying "that doesn't make any sense to include both" and he wasn't even giving a reason. I didn't feel as if I was overly aggressive either, it's not like I was just shouting obscenities... any capitalized words were there just for emphasis, not shouting.
Okay, I wasnt sure if the caps were shouting or not. Different people use them differently.
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I thought double posting was just when you accidentally post two of the same things at once... sorry bout that.
That's okay. I corrected it so no harm done.


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Old 11-21-2005, 05:58 PM   #44
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Yeah sorry... i won't use caps anymore. Sorry Darth and popcorn!


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Old 11-21-2005, 06:02 PM   #45
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Use bold text to emphasis words. Or use an italic/bold combination to really emphasis words.

Capital letters usually means you're shouting.

As for the double posting, your second post was long enough to have been allowed.
But since popcorn2008 already edited it into your first, I'll just go ahead and remove it completely.




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Old 11-28-2005, 07:27 PM   #46
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In Conclusion

Basically, if Petroglyph doesn't plan on expanding and/or giving us cool toys in some sort of map editor (i.e. Suncrusher, Galaxy Gun, Dark Troopers, Yoda, etc., then they are just wussing out on what would be both an amazing marketing opportunity and a service to longtime fans of the series (especially of the Extended Universe).

Also, seeing as how the game is apparantly very modder-friendly and that the modding community is already working on several new toys, the interesting yet small scope of the game's timeline can be overlooked/forgiven.

But one point must be made clear: mods are not always a sufficient substitute for an expansion pack, and if the people at Petroglyph have either a) a sense of decency or b) brains, they will release at least two expansion packs (ANH to ROTJ, TPM to ROTS).

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Old 12-20-2005, 05:14 PM   #47
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It should go up to EV it would be so much better. All the improved units ie. TIE Defenders, E-Wings, Bothan Assault Criusers, Impstar Deuces and more super weapons and as Reggie said YODA! lol


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Old 12-20-2005, 07:09 PM   #48
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If they added loads of extra stuff what was the point of LoW modelling this then??




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Old 12-20-2005, 07:33 PM   #49
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Well technically the less oportunities for modding a game has in respect to adding things that make sense with the time period, the better and more complete the game is. But I see your point


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Old 12-20-2005, 09:57 PM   #50
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I would say yes... I believe that as long as the game is balanced, and the heroes aren't too "godly" we all are in store for a great game. If it culminates with Luke or someone destroying the Deathstar, then im fine with it. It leaves us at a perfect point for an expansion, and that is cool with me.




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Old 12-22-2005, 03:15 AM   #51
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StealthWar42,

The original debate was whether or not the timeline goes far enough. I think it does, and Iím more then happy with everything that Iíve already seen in the game. I think there will at least be one expansion for this game which will likely cover up to ROTJ (and a little beyond?).

The Death Star II was a secondary debate, and most people were disagreeing on the basis that the DS II was incompatible and didnít make sense within the context and timeline in which this game takes place. I think they were debating that the Death Star II doesnít make sense due to the Time Line covered. It was also unclear whether you wanted both Death Stars in the game, or an upgrade that would obsolete the first one and only have one Death Star. I have no problem with the DS II in the game as long as it is compatible with the timeline.

I hope the modders make a Kotor mod for this game. That would be cool

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Old 12-22-2005, 12:51 PM   #52
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actually im fine with the timeline, since this is where the biggest steps in star wars technology was comitted. besides the timeline is only restricting which units you can purchase/create, it dosent stop you from emagining that you play the entire star wars saga to the end from ANH..

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Old 01-01-2006, 12:42 AM   #53
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No second deathh star?!?!?! so you can't build another after its been destroyed? why? J/K. The second death star barely had any improvements, Infact they might include the second deathstar in an expansion by granting several upgrades rather than a new unit.


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Old 01-01-2006, 05:59 PM   #54
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To be honest I hear the debate over whether the time line goes far enough and I see both points of view, however my thoughts are the time line does not go back far enough. Meaning where is the Early Empire stuff. What the Aclamator, the Venator is out as a regular ship. One walker perhaps? No Clones at all. It Takes place like two years before ANH kinda a short time line for a massive glalatic conquest game. I mean RTW covered like 300 years I can see why people are disapointed abit with the time line. It just doesnt seem very long to me. I felt it should start like a year or two after ROTS not 2 years before ANH, but thats just me. This game does brag that it was suppose to be the link between the prequels and OT, but even the sound track is geared completely for OT time line which would be fine if they included the whole OT 4-6.

I think it even addresses balance alittle better this way to because the Empire would not start off with Imperial ships but rather older Republic stuff. Give the Rebels a chance to build up a bit.
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Old 01-02-2006, 10:06 PM   #55
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ya i can see a expansion coming....wish this game went alittle farther...like ep 6
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Old 01-02-2006, 10:41 PM   #56
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I feel that the timeline is just fine. I mean, EAW originally (or as I gather it) was made to be the final tie in between the original trilogy and prequels. True they may not be reaching the goal as much as they would have liked, I.E. Venerators, but thatís what they advertised as, so thatís what weíll have to live with. Besides, you pretty much are given enough tech to envision your star wars fantasies up to episode V, after that we will have to look to mods or an expansion pack.


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Old 01-07-2006, 11:15 AM   #57
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I voted for "yes".

i think the timeline goes far enough. But, i think they should make at least 1 expansion where you can play as the trade federation and naboo etc. (so that the game begins by episode 1). and then a new expansion where you can play to ROTJ.(so that the game ends with episode 6) So that we eventually can play the whole starwars 'timeline'.
But Again i think just to laungh the game with the current timeline would be just fine. (we need to learn to play the game and get used to it too) and all in once would be too much.
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Old 01-07-2006, 02:17 PM   #58
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I voted for "yes".

i think the timeline goes far enough. But, i think they should make at least 1 expansion where you can play as the trade federation and naboo etc. (so that the game begins by episode 1). and then a new expansion where you can play to ROTJ.(so that the game ends with episode 6) So that we eventually can play the whole starwars 'timeline'.
But Again i think just to laungh the game with the current timeline would be just fine. (we need to learn to play the game and get used to it too) and all in once would be too much.
Maybe they are saving the Venator for the old Republic vs Sep in a future expansion? lol I hope they add more playable factions because just two is sort of old school Warcraft II style (Orcs vs Humans).

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Maybe they are saving the Venator for the old Republic vs Sep in a future expansion? lol I hope they add more playable factions because just two is sort of old school Warcraft II style (Orcs vs Humans).
yep thats what i meant to begin this game with 2 factions is good, but they should multieply it in time. (so that the game stays interesting)
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Old 01-08-2006, 08:36 AM   #60
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But that's what star wars is, it's only the empire and the rebellion. It's not like there's room to add more factions for expansion packs because they wouldn't make sense with the time period.


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Old 01-08-2006, 12:17 PM   #61
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I'm Fine with the Timeline theres no need for anything else at the moment when the games released i'm in favor of them bringing a espansion out.



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Old 01-09-2006, 01:17 AM   #62
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Well i hope if they do come out with an expansion packs that it could take place 20 years ofter RTOTJ where the empire is fighting back like the reb's are in this one.....DD

They could have new ships...fighters...tech....troops...and maybe even a third race that can come in to play in the med of the game(CPU)....DD

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The A-wing design was completed just after Yavin with it being sent from Dodonna to Blissex for final completion. It was designed after Dodonna noticed that the Alliance needed speed to battle the Fast TIE Fighters. It was put into limited production prior to Hoth. We know this as Tycho Celchu mentions that the A-wings at Endor were made in small workshop setups with the interior of his A-wing haveing inlaid wood from Cardooine.

The Lancer Class Frigate was in limited production in the ANH-ESB period as a direct counter to the X-wing and Y-wing bomber threats against Imperial shipping concerns.

The SSD was in production prior to Yavin. In the Months subsequent to Yavin it was shook down and then the Executor was delivered to Vader's Death Squadron at the Yavin blockade. In this Fleet there were also the initial run of ISD2s.

According to this then all of the above ships should be in EAW!!! As The A-wing was produced AFTER the SSD was made.

As a Response to the SSD the B-wing was designed and made by Ackbar and some Verpine Techs.



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