lfnetwork.com mark read register faq members calendar

Thread: Lightsaber
Thread Tools Display Modes
Post a new thread. Add a reply to this thread. Indicate all threads in this forum as read. Subscribe to this forum. RSS feed: this forum RSS feed: all forums
Old 09-28-2001, 08:50 PM   #1
Alan
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Behind you
Posts: 34
Question Lightsaber

Actually, thats a play on words.

Wouldn't it be very cool if Raven designed a light-gun-type lightsaber that you could use in saber duels. Probably impossible, but I live in dreams anyway.


Fear Me
Alan is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 09-28-2001, 11:15 PM   #2
SlowbieOne
 
SlowbieOne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Cloud City, Bespin
Posts: 702
Post

If you are saying you want the saber to be able to shoot some kind of laser while you are dueling, that is completely ridiculous. No offense, but we already already have the saber throw.

If that's not what you mean, I don't understand .
SlowbieOne is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Old 09-29-2001, 01:29 AM   #3
Kurt Plummer
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Posts: 61
Post

Hi Hitman,

Gotta agree with Slowbie on this one if only for snob 'class counts and gentleman don't cheat' reasons, though I recall from a History Channel show that there were indeed both swords and shields/armor (canes, knuckle dusters, salt shakers...;-) with guns built in.

While guns themselves of course have often mounted blades of one kind or another as we made the switch from pike square in front of archers to rifles on the 'front lines'.

I can just see some schmuck of an ST coming at me with a glowonet stuck on the end of his blaster rifle!;-)

Instead of an onboard projectile firing option (gun in one hand, sword in the other for a 'bolt blocker' utility choice), I would like to see, perhaps, the ability to use the weapon in a screening protective form.

In line with the standard Jedi 'defense only' Force modes, this is mentioned in at least one SW novel and while it would likely be useless for most attack/defense situations (where it is better to reflect-back or leap-clear of bolt fire and saber strokes) I could see crouching behind a suddenly flatXwide buckler type shield when a pig swung his axe or more importantly, an Imperial fired a rocket at you from ten feet away (dumba$$ moron, why doesn't /he/ get hurt?!?!?:-(.


Kurt Plummer
Kurt Plummer is offline   you may: quote & reply,
Post a new thread. Add a reply to this thread. Indicate all threads in this forum as read. Subscribe to this forum. RSS feed: this forum RSS feed: all forums
Go Back   LucasForums > Network > JediKnight Series > Game Discussion > Jedi Outcast > Lightsaber

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:23 AM.

LFNetwork, LLC ©2002-2011 - All rights reserved.
Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.