Any European/Dutch Expanded Universe fans around?

Discussion in 'Europe General Archive' started by Elfsheen, Aug 11, 2003.

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  1. Elfsheen Jedi Grand Master

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    I'm probably going to be killed for this, but are there any EU or NJO fans around here? I like the movies, but started with the books before I saw the movies, so I tend to like the books better ;)

    Anyone around?
  2. MacCaffrey VIP

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    Not killed... We are nice here. ;)

    Yup, I read as much of the EU as I can. :D
  3. Elfsheen Jedi Grand Master

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    Thank the gods! There's actually someone.

    I already imagined myself killed by movie fans ;)

    Why the EU? (can't say I'm not curious, can you 8-})
  4. Elfsheen Jedi Grand Master

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    Well that makes us the only two around then ;)
  5. MacCaffrey VIP

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    Tough quetion why the EU... It is fun and gives a broader view. :D

    Strange, I know some people here that like the EU very much, too... ;)
  6. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    Well I read some of the EU, especially the books that are close to the films. I haven't read the NJO though, and I don't feel tempted from what I've heard about it. I definetly think that the EU gives a much broader view, it's nice to know what happens off screen, and often the characters get more developed, especially the characters that doesn't have so much screen time, Wedge, and all prequel jedi for example.
  7. Enji Force Ghost

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    I like the EU, although not all of it... there are some really bad books and comics out there. But on the whole I like it, and I have read most books. :)

    The NJO is a bit uneven, some wonderful books (Enemy Lines) and some appalingly bad (Dark Journey).
  8. Elfsheen Jedi Grand Master

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    I liked the NJO, but I don't like where they've gone and what is done.
  9. Enji Force Ghost

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    I hate what they've done to some characters... especially Luke. And I can't stand Jaina or Jacen... argh! But some parts of the books are rather interesting...

    But on the whole, there's much better EU than the NJO. I prefer the PT books...
    *looking forward to Escape from Dagu* :)
  10. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    I can't wait for that and the medstar duology.
  11. Kaileron Force Ghost

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    Heh, im a huge njo-fan (hell, its the only eu series ive ever read....)
    Anyways, i cant w8 until the last 2 books come out in october and november :)
  12. MacCaffrey VIP

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    I am curious how NJO ends. :D
    But I am looking forward to Medstar, too. Finally some medical background! :D ;)
  13. Enji Force Ghost

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    I'm also curious to how it will end... there are so many things that must happen, I wonder how they will fit it all into two books... ah well. :)
  14. sergiurusu Jedi Grand Master

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    Love the EU books. They just released them in Romania and bought everything they had for now. Some of them are GREAT, some are just good.
  15. Chimpo_the_Sith Jedi Grand Master

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    I like EU :)
    I like NJO :)
    I like Jaina :)
    I hate Jacen [face_devil]
  16. SithSpawn69 Jedi Knight

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    sure...

    I'm quite a freak about it...
    I don't have enough room for all the books, comics.....

    I'm a big fan of the EU, especially the X-wing series...

    NJO is fine, but to me, it misses the thing that made SW into what it is...

    THE EMPIRE!!!!
  17. Enji Force Ghost

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    The X-wing series is the best thing about EU. Love them. [face_love]
  18. SITH-ASSAULT-73 Jedi Knight

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    I am Dutch and i dont like EU!! I"m sorry but it is crap!! All this crap about The dark empire and Xizor.....! And what about after ROTJ? There is a jedi twin and more dark agents? I tried it but.......NO THANKS!!
  19. Pelly-Welly Jedi Grand Master

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    I'm Dutch too. I love the EU (that is, most of it, and most of the EU isn't available here..) The Thrawn Trilogy and the Hand of Thrawn Duology are my favorites. So far, I've only read one NJO book, Vector Prime. I really enjoyed it, so I think I'm going to order the other NJO books :)
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