Speculation Official Sequel Trilogy/Legends Expanded Universe discussion thread

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII - Spoilers Allowed' started by YoureNotJonesy, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. TigerCraneFist Chosen One

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    Well, maybe it was my misunderstanding then, sorry about that. All is well [face_peace]
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  2. Ryus Force Ghost

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    I think in retrospect I should have been more clear with my wording too (didn't even consider how it could be misread until just now), appologies again and great crawl ^:)^
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  3. Dra--- Force Ghost

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    The crawl is pretty awesome.

    I did think it was Ryus's! :oops:
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  4. Ryus Force Ghost

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    Failed I did in making it clear the videos making did not I do. Reread I didn't my comment more literally before posting than the insane sarcasim I thought implied I did, being at work and posting my comment when my boss wasn't looking likely the reason was :oops: . Appologies to TigerCraneFist and this thread I now make. [face_praying]

    Edit: (Bohemian Rapsody Star Wars edition just watched... Yoda saying "Matters nothing does" is responcible for backwards talking it is. Great video it was [face_rofl]. .. also not mine it is :p)
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  5. Dra--- Force Ghost

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    Clarity on a message board is a rarity. ;)
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  6. A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Riot Deterrent

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    ...and requires even better timing when we're rhyming...
  7. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    But poetry is dumb because I'm so numb.
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  8. Ryus Force Ghost

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    You sound like you're whinning and have bad timing
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  9. BigAl6ft6 Force Ghost

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    I was actually a big fan of the way the expanded universe was used in the Clone Wars series and I think that serves as a good template going forward. Most if it can be mixed together, there is a hellova lot of inspiration and names taken from it, but it serves as a guideline and resource as opposed to strict canon fact bible. The whole Death Watch Mandelorian warriors thing is a good take because, while it's not a whole planet of Boba Fetts, there is a strong underlying basis of that is what the culture is, and what it turns into over the course of the Clone Wars, without actually being "Everyone on Mandelore is Boba Fett" sort of take that was the prevailing view of the Expanded Universe beforehand. I can see a lot of EU popping up in the ST, same way there's a hellova lot of EU in TCW, but not being Precisely Exactly The Same.
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  10. Darth_Henning Force Ghost

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    Well what fun is a discussion thread if everyone just has the same opinion? :p

    A point I actually think is important. A split universe I would actually be perfectly OK with if the Films did their think and the EU did its thing. Works for me, I just never care to see the films and keep buying the EU. But because of the announced "story group" we know that whatever take the sequel trilogy has will be the ONLY take that Disney will allow going forward. I don't particularly care about Luke's adopted Gotal daughter Billy-Jean Skywalker, I do care about Jaina and Ben etc.

    The thing is that even with TCW, Lucas still quietly left time before and after TCW occurred, and even gaps between, for the existing EU stories to occur in without deciding to start TCW with Anakin's honeymoon and end it with him and Obi-wan dropping out of hyperspace into the battle of Coruscant.

    Yes, it wasn't saying "this was part of the story and mine adds to it" but it was at least some form of tacit acknowledgement that it existed as part of the universe in some form or another, and the LFL team could figure out the details of how it worked.
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  11. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Don't make me come over there, for I have a pet grizzly bear.
  12. Ryus Force Ghost

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    Do you also have a Lion and Tiger?
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    Or are you lying with swagger?
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  13. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    No but I have a ninja star in the cold trunk of my car.
  14. A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Riot Deterrent

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    That's it... pad that post count...
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  15. Jedi Merkurian Episode VII Thread-Reaper

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  16. Mystery Roach Chosen One

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    All these rhymes are hurting my head

    Isn't this an EU thread?
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  17. Darth_Pevra Chosen One

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    We are bored.

    It shouldn't be ignored.
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  18. A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Riot Deterrent

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    ...and once on topic rhymes have failed it will be officially derailed. :p
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  19. Vthuil Force Ghost

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    So guys do you think the ST should use the EU as background or not??
  20. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    Partially yes and partially no.
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  21. newdawn12 Force Ghost

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    background, they're already using it as background for Rebels, with The Inquisitor, and Sienar systems, plus according to Star Wars Insider 146, the makers of Rebels, are in constant communication with the makers of the ST, and the spin offs.
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  22. Circular Logic SWTV Interview Host

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    I know this thread can get rather myopic, but let’s get it back on topic.

    (Clears throat as beat-boxing can be heard in the background)

    I’ve been reading this thread for quite awhile
    Now hear me out as I begin my freestyle
    The story of the ST should be original and fresh
    No need for elements like the Gauntlet of Ludo Kressh
    Still, I hope they won’t play the EU fans for fools
    Maybe there are bits and pieces of EU they will use
    Elements of books that they will pick and choose
    Acknowledge the fate of the EU, lest fans blow a fuse
    Perhaps they can use names like Jaina, Jacen, or Ben
    This is the Star Wars universe, full of ideas to expend
    Now, whether or not they keep the EU, I’d still watch
    As long as the plot is good, the story they won’t botch
    What matters to me is that this is a film we can all enjoy
    EU use or not, make us go “What a great movie, oh joy!”
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  23. EHT Manager: New Films

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    This thread has really come full circle... but in the wise words of MC @Circular Logic, I think the ST is destined to use only bits and pieces of the EU... place names, creatures, planets, etc. Character names maybe too, but doing that is tricky because people who know the EU have established expectations for those characters.
  24. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    It'd be utterly hilarious if JJ announces that the ST is disregarding everything about the EU, yet all three movies are an adaptation of Splinter of the Mind's Eye.
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  25. Jedi Merkurian Episode VII Thread-Reaper

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    Episode VII, Part 1: An Unexpected Crash
    Episode VII, Part 2: The Desolation of Vader
    Episode VII, Part 3: Temple of Pomojema
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