Clone Wars Creation of species in TCW

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  1. Jedi Master Thon Jedi Padawan

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    Jeez. harsh. And again, my point is the names. To be perfectly honest, Belugans look more like mice or moles than anything else. And don't hate on talking dinosaurs :p.

    I dislike Tiggs as well. BTW, Tera Sinube has a species name, Cosian. Another character based of unused concepts is the Patrolian (another TCW species that I absolutely ADORE)
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  2. Todd the Jedi Mod and Sitcom Dad of SWTV

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    Oh OK, I thought you were saying they looked like beluga whales, like karkarodans look like great whites.

    And I'm not one to hate in talking dinosaurs either, if my icon is anything to go by. ;)
  3. H-BOMB Jedi Grand Master

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    Oh yeah the Patrolians were great! It's a shame we haven't seen them in a while.
  4. Jedi Master Thon Jedi Padawan

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    @Todd the Jedi for your sake be happy my talking dinosaur never made it to TCW :p

    I would love to see more Robonino action.
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  5. TaradosGon SWTV Mod - Like Palpatine with animals

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  6. Seerow SWTV★Mod

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    So many of them are a play on animals people fear.
  7. Jedi Master Thon Jedi Padawan

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    I didn't even know the Gungan and Duros. You know, maybe I should start a thread about the unoriginality of species in general...
  8. Jordan1Kenobi Host of EUC Battle of... Games

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    And I'm guessing Admiral Trench came from a Taranchula, which I'm not going to post a pic of because I can't stand spiders, that pic under Po Nudo is horrible enough.
  9. Dan_Grievous_Tikkes_Fan Force Ghost

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    True, but I see no reason to complain about the names. I mean what is the big deal since they are not even mentioned most of the times on the show.


    PS:You guys are forgetting the vile Ewoks - they are the worst animal lookalikes.
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  10. Jedi Master Thon Jedi Padawan

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    Does anyone know Rang Thang? He doesn't have a species...
  11. Dan_Grievous_Tikkes_Fan Force Ghost

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    He doesn't indeed, but he is from quite an interesting new alien species...
  12. Jedi Master Thon Jedi Padawan

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    I would love to write a reference guide to identify all these characters lacking species.
  13. Dark Lord Tarkas Force Ghost

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    Back in the day Yoda's species was unknown, that's what it says in the 1996 Essential Guide to Characters.
  14. SkywalkerSquadron Jedi Grand Master

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    Here's a list of species created by TCW mentioned in this thread so far:

    Karkarodon
    Belugan
    Junker
    Zilkin
    Pykes
    Parwan
    Ming Po
    Vote Atell's species
    Kerch Kushi's species
    By Bluss' species
    Punn Rimbaud's species
    Cosnian
    Patrolian
    Tiggs Leo's species
    Harch
    Rang Thang's species

    Feel free to make changes to this list.
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  15. Jedi Master Thon Jedi Padawan

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  16. Strika23 Jedi Master

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    Theres also the following:

    Kyuzo (Embo's Race)
    Kerkoiden (Whorm Loathsome)
    Kage (humanoids from Bounty)
    Frenk (Twazzi/Rumi Paramitta)
    Khramboan ( http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Khramboan )- Evil Plans
    Terrelian Jango Jumper (Cassie Cryar)
    Ione Marcy's Species
    Seripas' Species
    Kindalo (Tree Species)
    Orphne's Species (Fairy nymph)

    Most of the above are all original designs not as explicitly influenced by earth creatures like Riff Tamson (Shark) or Lurmen (raccoons).

    One of my only disappointments for season 5 so far is that we've only seen two new species created for TCW (Zilkins and Pykes). In previous seasons we've seen so many new species introduced to the series.
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  17. rumblewagon Jedi Grand Master

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    :p
  18. MercenaryAce Force Ghost

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    Good lists.

    Personally, I rather like that they keep making new species. Expanding the universe as it were.

    Though I do have to admit I wonder why they go and make a new model for a minor background character and never use them again, even in crowd scenes.

    Especially the Anacondans - the two guys from that species that we saw looked completely different.
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  19. SkywalkerSquadron Jedi Grand Master

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    Thanks @Strika23 Here is an updated list:

    Karkarodon
    Belugan
    Junker
    Zilkin
    Pykes
    Parwan
    Ming Po
    Vote Atell's species
    Kerch Kushi's species
    By Bluss' species
    Punn Rimbaud's species
    Patrolian
    Tiggs Leo's species
    Harch
    Rang Thang's species
    Kyuzo
    Kerkoiden
    Kage
    Frenk
    Terrelian Jango Jumper
    Ione Marcy
    Seripas' species
    Kindalo
    Orphne's species
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  20. Nexumaster Force Ghost

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    I wonder where they got the name Terrelian Jango Jumper from. It sounds pretty odd, even for a SW species; I think Terrelian would have sufficed.
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  21. Jedi Master Thon Jedi Padawan

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    Yep. Another point is that I'm fine with making new species. But they're not even recycled, we see them once and that's the end of them. I would love a Karkarodon in the Dark Times series or the Upcoming Legacy series, as a Pyke or two. Games as well. New species are OK, if they're not disposed of after a while.

    List of disposed species (as of today):
    Belugans
    Kage
    Faust
    Kindalo
    Zilkin (you know won't see anymore)
    and many more
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  22. Samayel_ Jedi Master

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    i always thought of the Ithorians as Hammerhead sharks ripoffs
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  23. Jedi Master Thon Jedi Padawan

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    They are called hammerheads...

    On another note, there's too many unidentified species in TCW. A lot were listed above. Some EU writer could change that, either make them a new species, or identify them as an existing species.
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  24. SkywalkerSquadron Jedi Grand Master

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    I agree. It sounds like a name for a non-sentient species.
  25. Jedi Master Thon Jedi Padawan

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    Although I agree, there are some other species, like the Sock-headed worm people, that have pointless names.
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