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General Star Wars Random Thoughts Thread — Page 191

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Danfun128 said:

AntcuFaalb said:

SilverWook said:

Back to Star Wars please?

Yes, sorry!

Has anyone here ever played the Japanese NAMCO Star Wars game for the Famicom (a.k.a., NES in the US) that was released in 1987?

Don't confuse this with the JVC Star Wars NES game released in 1991.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars_%281987_video_game%29

I hear good things about it.

I have, and at one point made a video walkthrough before I deleted it. That game was hard on easy mode. Only a few lives, with seemingly no way to add to them. No passwords. No continues. Several Vader clones that transform into monsters (quoth the AVGN, "I am your father, and I am also a ****ing scorpion") The only way I was able to beat the game was savestates, and even then I died a couple times.

One thing to note is that the famicom and nes empire strikes back games are the same, the only real difference being the ladder has japanese text.

I'd love to see an anime (or even better, toku) adaption of the famicom star wars game.

I played that game myself some time ago. It was funny, more like a Star Wars parody, and it gives a sense of adventure and freedom (in using Force Powers and... getting lost :D ). Also, guess who gets a medal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TG3BEHdRHI&feature=youtu.be&t=2238

Frank your Majesty said:

Star Wars is again reduced to mindless action sequences. "It wouldn't be Star Wars without epic space battles." So where is the epic space battle of Empire?

I'd even say the first "epic" space battle was the one in Jedi, since that's the first one with capital ships on both sides. The dogfights around the first Death Star are intense, but for me they don't qualify as "epic".

I don't know if the Falcon's chase sequences are "epic", but I'd like to watch more of them. Funny thing is that they aren't great because of the special effects, but because of their impressive visuals.

P.S.: I found ROTJ's space battles boring. Thankfully, they didn't last as much as in AOTC...

The Original Trilogy’s Timeline Reconstruction: http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/topic.cfm/Implied-starting-date-of-the-Empire-from-OT-dialogue/post/786201/#TopicPost786201

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John Doom said:


Frank your Majesty said:

Star Wars is again reduced to mindless action sequences. "It wouldn't be Star Wars without epic space battles." So where is the epic space battle of Empire?

I'd even say the first "epic" space battle was the one in Jedi, since that's the first one with capital ships on both sides. The dogfights around the first Death Star are intense, but for me they don't qualify as "epic".

I don't know if the Falcon's chase sequences are "epic", but I'd like to watch more of them. Funny thing is that they aren't great because of the special effects, but because of their impressive visuals.

P.S.: I found ROTJ's space battles boring. Thankfully, they didn't last as much as in AOTC...

 The Falcon's chase sequence doesn't even count as space battle. They are fleeing, not fighting. Irrespective of wether it's boring or not, the only big space battle of the OOT is the one in Jedi. I would even say the attack on the droid control ship in TPM isn't an "epic space battle". Jango chasing Obi-Wan in AOTC isn't epic either, there are just two small ships chasing each other around. This makes the beginning of ROTS the only other epic space battle.

Maybe I'm wrong, but to me the term epic implies some sort of greatness. If they would have said "It wouldn't be Star Wars without space battles", I wouldn't care at all.

Edit: But then, Empire still hasn't a space battle...

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I actually meant AOTC's Geonosis's "epic" space battle :D, but you're right. They probably just used some random words, though, your usual journalistic rhetoric. Maybe it's their way to tell us we're supposed to look forward to see "epic" space battles in the next movies?

The Original Trilogy’s Timeline Reconstruction: http://originaltrilogy.com/forum/topic.cfm/Implied-starting-date-of-the-Empire-from-OT-dialogue/post/786201/#TopicPost786201

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We have epic hair, but we don't go writing articles about it.

Team Olie

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A quick thought popped into my head while staring off into space at work. I would in no way be offended if JJ was to digitally manipulate Carrie Fisher's voice in TFA.

40,000 million notches away
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^Congratulations. You win the Most Random Thought in the "General Star Wars Random Thoughts Thread" of the Year Award.

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Windexed said:

A quick thought popped into my head while staring off into space at work. I would in no way be offended if JJ was to digitally manipulate Carrie Fisher's voice in TFA.

 No one asked for any opinion of yours, foolish mortal. ;)

“That Darth Vader, man. Sure does love eating Jedi.”

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Just when I think I've seen it all...

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Where were you in '77?

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Did anyone see the epic lightsaber battle on Conan last night? The Force is strong with him! ;)

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Where were you in '77?

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No, we doubt anyone would want to do such a thing.

-Team_NegativeOlie

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Where were you in '77?

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RicOlie_2 said:

-Team_NegativeOlie

Look over there, our sworn enemy has resurfaced.

Team Olie

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We're sorry, they couldn't help themselves. ;)

-Team_PositiveOlie

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hairy_hen said:

I think you broke SilverWook, dude.  ;)

It's Morse code.  He said "H".  Could be Han.  Maybe he's being strangled by a Wookiee and all he has nearby is a telegraph machine?

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If it's ''H'' and he's being strangled by a Wookiee, don't you think it would mean ''help''?

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DuracellEnergizer said:

It could also mean "harder".

I ran with that idea, then remembered that Silverwook is himself a Wookiee, so he could be strangling himself... and then I really didn't want to run with that idea anymore.

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