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Discussion New Lightsabers ideas

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by WhiskeyGold, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. WhiskeyGold

    WhiskeyGold Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 13, 2001
    What do you want to see? We had the double now what. How about a curved blade? Wider? 3 blades? I'm not sure what the EU has done
  2. CmdrMitthrawnuruodo

    CmdrMitthrawnuruodo Jedi Grand Master star 6

    Jul 1, 2000
    Lightwhip would be sweet to see.

    Curved blade was essentially Dooku's lightsaber. His hilt was curved which allowed him to angle his blade in different ways compared to the straight handle saber. Gave him better control of the fight.
  3. fishtailsam

    fishtailsam Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Jul 30, 2003
    Lightsabers, yes, lightsabers got the props.
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  4. Allana_Rey

    Allana_Rey Jedi Master star 4

    Sep 2, 2012
    Ooh I'd love to see a lightwhip! A 3 bladed lightsaber would also be badass.
  5. WhiskeyGold

    WhiskeyGold Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 13, 2001
    Yea but I mean more of a curved blade like some swords have. A whip could be cool. Even if those big ear Star Trek guys did it already.
  6. Ghost

    Ghost Chosen One star 7

    Oct 13, 2003
    Different colors: silver, gold, yellow, orange, turquoise, etc.

    Maybe a "light-slicer" instead of a light-saber... where the blade is still thin but has some width... idk.
  7. fishtailsam

    fishtailsam Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Jul 30, 2003
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  8. WhiskeyGold

    WhiskeyGold Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 13, 2001
    How about a blade that forks off. Has the EU done a thing different?
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  9. EviL_eLF

    EviL_eLF Force Ghost star 5

    Mar 16, 2003
    I'd like to see a lightsaber like Gantoris' and Coran Horn's... a dual phase lightsaber that can double it's length!
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  10. stellarmagic01

    stellarmagic01 Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 1, 2012
    I want to finally see a vibroblade in the films, whose with me?
  11. poor yorick

    poor yorick Ex-Mod star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP - Game Host

    Jun 25, 2002
    A variable-length blade, so it could be a light dagger or a lightsaber, depending on what you wanted it to be. You could pair this with a regular lightsaber, and block with the long blade while going in close and ugly with the short one.
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  12. Norminator

    Norminator Jedi Master star 2

    Nov 2, 2009
    a lightwhip would be nice, other than that I just want normal lightsabers. A lightsaber is iconic enough on it's own, doesn't need to be "gimmicked" up for each individual character.
    Grievous, I'm looking at you.
    And you, Yoda.
    And you, Maul.
    And you, Dooku.

    although a lightbutterknife would be nice.
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  13. Skaddix

    Skaddix Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Feb 3, 2012
    Variable Length and Lightwhips would be awesome.

    Different Colors are fine.
  14. Zer0

    Zer0 Jedi Knight star 3

    Sep 3, 2012
    Aside from mixing up the colors for a change, a lightwhip would be epic.
  15. Jordan1Kenobi

    Jordan1Kenobi Host of Star Wars Character Contest star 6 VIP - Game Host

    Sep 30, 2012
    A lightwhip would be awesome, something like the villain has from Iron Man 2.
  16. Chewbacca89

    Chewbacca89 Jedi Master star 5

    Oct 25, 2012
    Why not just make it a 4 bladed lightsaber?
  17. Chewbacca89

    Chewbacca89 Jedi Master star 5

    Oct 25, 2012
    When I saw this movie the first thing I thought of was the lightwhip from Star Wars...
  18. vypernight

    vypernight Jedi Knight star 3

    Nov 1, 2012
    A couple from characters I made in my SW RPG:

    A black blade (which also appeared later in The Force Unleashed). Allows the attacker to strike from the shadows.

    A larger, thicker blade. In the hands of a larger opponent (like the Sith ogre in my game), it's like a giant club, that also slices and dices.
  19. Darth_Nub

    Darth_Nub Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Apr 26, 2009
    More texture to the blade itself. Not all lightsaber blades have to look the same. Thicker, too, not that the size should necessarily be an indication of its potency.

    With glowing purple veins of electricity running up and down the shaft...
  20. Jarren_Lee-Saber

    Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Apr 16, 2008
    Check out some of the lightsaber ideas in this video:

  21. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

    Apr 3, 2002
    Lightwhips just make no sense. Might as well make lighscythes and lightshurikens and lightbattleaxes while they're at it.

    More colors if anything. I'd like to see a yellow lightsaber on the big screen.
  22. rumsmuggler

    rumsmuggler Jedi Grand Master star 7

    Aug 31, 2000
    Lightwhips are fine, especially Lumiya's with the combination of energy blade and mandalorian iron.
  23. Tim Battershell

    Tim Battershell Jedi Master star 5

    Sep 3, 2012
    Luke created what he called a "Shoto" (a half-length lightsaber) to counter Lumila's Lightwhip in the EU. A Lightdagger would be neat - enabling the "main gauche" style of fighting that you describe.

    IIRC, there are also a number of neat variations listed/depicted in "Jedi vs Sith - The Essential Guide to the Force".
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  24. Darth_Zidious

    Darth_Zidious Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Dec 3, 2001
    When the lightsaber is turned on it says "Droid!" like the Android phones do.
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  25. CT-867-5309

    CT-867-5309 Force Ghost star 6

    Jan 5, 2011

    A headful of dreadlocks with lightsabers attached to the ends.
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