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Discussions The first piece of the EU that you owned?

Discussion in 'EU Community' started by Imperial Reject, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. QueenSabe7

    QueenSabe7 Chosen One star 6

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    Mar 23, 2001
    The Approaching Storm and the first several Jedi Apprentice books (bought simultaneously).
     
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  2. Cheerios4u98

    Cheerios4u98 Jedi Knight star 3

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    First EU I ever owned was for sure a video game. I'm just not sure which one. Rogue Squadron 2 perhaps, or maybe the 2002 Clone Wars game.

    First EU book I owned (not counting movie novelizations, which I pretty much consider EU) might have been Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor. But the first EU book I ever read years before that was Zorba the Hutt's Revenge. Haha.
     
  3. Iix_Hunter

    Iix_Hunter Jedi Padawan

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    Heir to the Empire when it first came out and then i drove myself crazy waiting for book two and three!
     
  4. Fallen-Hero

    Fallen-Hero Jedi Master star 5

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    I can't for the life of me remember which one precisely that I read first. My local library has a huge chunk of the novels between ROTJ and the NJO. I remember checking them out three to four at a time every other week. That was pretty much my life back then, reading the EU and school lol. I'm thinking it's probably The Truce at Bakura or The Thrawn Trilogy. Or it might even be The Courtship of Princess Leia. Anywho, definitely something around that timeline.

    However if we count video-games, then it's most definitely the first Rogue Squadron game on PC. Which I quickly migrated to Rogue Leader and Rebel Strike on Gamecube since I never could get pass that walker mission on Corellia, stupid tow cable refusing to stay attached XD
     
  5. Eternal_Jedi

    Eternal_Jedi Jedi Grand Master star 3

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    Sep 12, 2001
    Probably The Wookie Storybook.

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  6. Nom von Anor

    Nom von Anor Jedi Knight star 2

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    The second edition of A Guide to the Star Wars Universe. At least, I think this was the first EU thing I owned. I still have it somewhere.
     
  7. Obi Wan Kenoob

    Obi Wan Kenoob Jedi Youngling

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    Legacy of the force: Fury
     
  8. Emperor Ferus

    Emperor Ferus Jedi Knight star 4

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    Jul 29, 2016
    My first EU books were the Jedi Quest series by Jude Watson. As you can tell by my user name, I grew up reading those books and the related series'. I was disappointed with the way Ferus was shown in the Rebel Force series. The first adult Star Wars books I read were the Thrawn Trilogy, introducing me to the post ROTJ era. My favorite EU characters are Jacen Solo and Ferus Olin.
     
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  9. Darth Aphrodite

    Darth Aphrodite Jedi Knight star 2

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    Jun 17, 2015
    My pride and joy is still my Mara Jade heir to the empire action figure from 1998....god I love it so much like a super geek hehehe :)
     
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  10. Ord Sorrell

    Ord Sorrell Jedi Knight star 3

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    Oct 16, 2016
    This and it's probably still my favorite "EU" book to this day. It has great info, everything from Victory Class star destroyers, to blasters, lightsaber tech, speeder bikes, all sorts of capitol ships and freighters, all the way to rebel agents and aliens seen in the original trilogy. It's just fantastic.

    But, then again, I have always preferred encyclopedias to novels.


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  11. vncredleader

    vncredleader Jedi Master star 4

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    Mar 28, 2016
    The Last of the jedi, boba fett, and Jedi quest books.
     
  12. Nehru_Amidala

    Nehru_Amidala Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Oct 3, 2016
    The Thrawn Trilogy when I was 13 and a half.
     
  13. Darth Dnej

    Darth Dnej Jedi Master star 4

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    Pretty sure it was Star Wars: Clone Wars Volume 2 in 2005. I got Volume 1 shortly after. The first graphic novel I got was Star Wars Clone Wars Volume 7: When They Were Brothers. I finally got my first adult Star Wars novels in 2013 which was The Dark Lord Trilogy compilation.
     
  14. Nehru_Amidala

    Nehru_Amidala Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Oct 3, 2016
    Heir to the Empire, I would have been 13ish.
     
  15. YevX

    YevX Jedi Youngling

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    Feb 29, 2016
    I would have to go with Star Wars Bounty Hunter, the gamecube game about jango fett, I was about 3 but I did sorta play it with my dad.
     
  16. Guidman

    Guidman Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    The first EU book I remember owning was Jedi Search and the rest of the Jedi Academy trilogy.

    For video games, it was the Lucasarts Archives Vol. II. Star Wars Collection pack. You got Rebel Assault, Rebel Assault II, Tie Fighter, the first three levels of Dark Forces, and the Making Magic CD-ROM that showed the production of the Special Editions. I played the crap out of those games. I broke a joystick (granted it was a cheap one) playing Rebel Assault II and Tie Fighter so much.
     
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  17. SpecForce Trooper

    SpecForce Trooper Jedi Knight star 4

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    The first EU book I recall owning was probably The Essential Guide To Droids. I read through every kriffing page of that book as a little kid. I learned about Dark Side Technobeasts, while my friends were learning Stormtroopers weren't robots. :p
     
  18. Bagliun Edar

    Bagliun Edar Jedi Knight star 1

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  19. Straudenbecker

    Straudenbecker Jedi Knight star 3

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    Nov 22, 2015
    Nintendo 64, Shadows of the Empire.
     
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  20. Master_Rebado

    Master_Rebado Chosen One star 6

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    May 31, 2004
    1st novel in the Zahn trilogy that came out in early 90's.
     
  21. Togrutan_Sith

    Togrutan_Sith Jedi Padawan star 2

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    Nov 8, 2016
    I just got the Darth revan novel, and I'm starting kotor soon
     
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  22. Adalia-Durron

    Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress. star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jun 3, 2003
    Thrawn Trilogy.....and I still have them.
     
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  23. DarkEagle

    DarkEagle SWC Muggles Draft Commissioner star 4 VIP - Game Host

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    Jan 10, 2009
    Some of the Jedi Apprentice books is what I started on
     
  24. SkyJade114

    SkyJade114 Jedi Youngling

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    Star Wars: Rogue Squadron for N64.
     
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  25. BookExogorth

    BookExogorth Jedi Master star 4

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    Rebel Force, but only the first book, and it took me a while to get the rest, unfortunately. I was in suspense for a while.
     
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