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Idea: Star Wars - Legends edits

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Now, we all know that there are hundreds of Star Wars fan-edits out there, but I have not found any that would edit the films so that they match with Legends better (the superior Star Wars universe and not the crap Disney has made). What I mean by this, is adding various elements from Legends into the background. I also want to remove production mistakes and annoying stuff.

Ever since Star Wars Revisited was released, I have been wondering how to do this, and I have a few ideas about

The Phantom Menace:
-Re-write title crawl to incorporate Legends elements and make it more exciting.
-Add an Aayla Secura cameo (since she was on an undercover mission with Quinlan Vos at the time).
-Add cameos of Jorus C’baoth and Jerec (main villain of Dark Forces 2) to the scenes in the Jedi Temple.

Attack of the Clones:
-Re-write title crawl to incorporate Legends elements and make it more exciting.
-Add various Legends Jedi and Clone Troopers to the Battle of Geonosis.
-Recolour Anakin’s robot hand at the end of the film gold, so it matches with Star Wars Clone Wars.

Revenge of the Sith:
-Re-colour the Millennium Falcon’s engines blue.
-Re-insert the deleted Mon Mothma scenes back in and insert Garm Bel Ibis digitally into them.
-Extend the Order 66 scene in order to add various cameos to show multiple Jedi getting killed (that weren’t in the original scene).
-Digitally alter Palpatine’s statues so that they have golden versions of Darth Revan and Darth Nihilus’ masks on.
-Re-insert the deleted scene of Yoda arriving on Dagobah.

A New Hope:
-Re-write title crawl to incorporate Legends elements.
-Add various Legends ships to the battle of Yavin.

Empire Strikes Back:
-Re-write title crawl to incorporate Legends elements.
-Add an Outrider or Dash Rendar cameo so that it matches up with Shadows of the Empire.
-Add landing crafts to deploy AT-ATs
-Add shot of Derek Klivian flying his damaged vessel directly into the cockpit of Maximilian Veers’s walker.
-Add Mon Calamari ships to the Rebel Fleet at the end.
-Make it so the fleet jumps to lightspeed just before the credits.

Return of the Jedi:
-Re-write title crawl to incorporate Legends elements.
-Add a Mara Jade cameo so that it matches up with the novel: Tales from Jabba’s Palace.
-Add shot of Boba Fett escaping from the Sarlacc pit (possibly as post-credits scene for the sake of pacing).
-Add various Legends ships to the Battle of Endor.

I’m not sure what version of the films I want to use. I know for the prequels I will use the 2011 special edition versions (as they fix some of the bad CGI). As for the original trilogy, I want to use a mix of Revisited and Despecialized. Revisited for the effects, Despecialized for undoing special edition changes that Adywan did not change (and I would have to remove anything that conforms to the Disney continuity).

If you have any ideas, let me know so I can add them to this post and increase the number of edits to make. Also, I will not be able to make these edits for a long time, so don’t be surprised if these edits don’t get made within the next decade.

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Make the clones of the eponymous wars the villains, as was indicated in the Thrawn Trilogy.

Give Windu and the other Jedi Council members their proper lightsaber colours:

Likewise, Aayla had a magenta lightsaber in her initial appearances in the EU. Gotta give that back.

Likewise likewise, the Dark Forces Trilogy mentioned that Qu Rahn’s golden lightsaber used to be Yoda’s. Gotta follow suit.

According to this story, Boba Fett was an alias used by the exiled Journeyman Protector Jaster Merell, not a clone of Jango Fett. I suppose it wouldn’t be too much trouble to rename the characters.

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DuracellEnergizer said:

Make the clones of the eponymous wars the villains, as was indicated in the Thrawn Trilogy.

Give Windu and the other Jedi Council members their proper lightsaber colours:

Likewise, Aayla had a magenta lightsaber in her initial appearances in the EU. Gotta give that back.

Likewise likewise, the Dark Forces Trilogy mentioned that Qu Rahn’s golden lightsaber used to be Yoda’s. Gotta follow suit.

According to this story, Boba Fett was an alias used by the exiled Journeyman Protector Jaster Merell, not a clone of Jango Fett. I suppose it wouldn’t be too much trouble to rename the characters.

You do know all of those were explained at some point?

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bob79519 said:

DuracellEnergizer said:

Make the clones of the eponymous wars the villains, as was indicated in the Thrawn Trilogy.

Give Windu and the other Jedi Council members their proper lightsaber colours:

Likewise, Aayla had a magenta lightsaber in her initial appearances in the EU. Gotta give that back.

Likewise likewise, the Dark Forces Trilogy mentioned that Qu Rahn’s golden lightsaber used to be Yoda’s. Gotta follow suit.

According to this story, Boba Fett was an alias used by the exiled Journeyman Protector Jaster Merell, not a clone of Jango Fett. I suppose it wouldn’t be too much trouble to rename the characters.

You do know all of those were explained at some point?

Through inane retcons which stress credibility to the breaking point?

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DuracellEnergizer said:

bob79519 said:

DuracellEnergizer said:

Make the clones of the eponymous wars the villains, as was indicated in the Thrawn Trilogy.

Give Windu and the other Jedi Council members their proper lightsaber colours:

Likewise, Aayla had a magenta lightsaber in her initial appearances in the EU. Gotta give that back.

Likewise likewise, the Dark Forces Trilogy mentioned that Qu Rahn’s golden lightsaber used to be Yoda’s. Gotta follow suit.

According to this story, Boba Fett was an alias used by the exiled Journeyman Protector Jaster Merell, not a clone of Jango Fett. I suppose it wouldn’t be too much trouble to rename the characters.

You do know all of those were explained at some point?

Through inane retcons which stress credibility to the breaking point?

Alright then, let’s look at the examples you gave:

-The Thrawn trilogy dating system and inaccurate description of the Clone Wars was explained by the fact that the date was given by the Noghri, who have a different calendar from the rest of the galaxy. Also, the clones being villains were later explained by a clone rebellion during the Galactic Empire days (which made for a pretty fun level in Star Wars Battlefront 2, where you got to play as Boba Fett).

-As for the Lightsaber colours, I think they got new Lightsaber’s at some point.

-Yoda could have had more then 1 Lightsaber (always good to have spares).

-There’s no need to rename the characters, their history is well established by now.

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SparkySywer said:

Retcons don’t really deserve to count. You can retcon any contradiction, but they’re still contradictions.

But the retcons in Legends (except for the Dave Filoni Clone Wars TV show, and even then, any true Legends fan knows that it’s canon to Legends and Disney are just being complete trolls) work because they don’t contradict anything which came before and they make sense.