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  Core Talk
Coruscant and the Core Worlds is such a comprehensive tour of important Star Wars planets that it took six designers -- Craig Carey, Chris Doyle, Jason Fry, Paul Sudlow, John Terra, and Daniel Wallace -- to write it.
Many of the planets in Coruscant and the Core Worlds were designed with similar tactics: pulling in the most obscure and perhaps forgotten details, and forging it all into one cohesive world entry.
Star Wars is something I've always thought was exciting, special and cool, ever since I saw the first movie way back when.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=starwars/article/sw20030102coretalk   (2663 words)

 History & info - reforms, other planets, "Star Wars"
Tatooine is famous in Star Wars for being a planet with two suns on which young Anakin Skywalker was a young boy.
This came after the planet was liberated from Ysanne Isard, and the New Republic overcame the threat of the Krytos virus.
Temples on the planet Sriluur which were dedicated to Quay had an open skylight in their roof which allowed Weequay priests to track the moon's progress during this month.
webexhibits.org /calendars/calendar-future.html   (3098 words)

 STAR WARS: Planets
This is the case for a sun and its planets, and for a planet and its moons.
Likewise the orbits of a planet's moons tend to be arranged around a special plane, which often is aligned with the planetary spin, which does not have to be parallel to the ecliptic of the planets.
In the case of the similar explosions of the Death Stars, the special plane may be determined by the path travelled by the chain reactions leading to the final detonation, which probably is determined by internal regions of weakness in the station's structure.
www.theforce.net /swtc/orbs.html   (15652 words)

 Star Wars Planets & Moons
The Koornacht Cluster, a luminous disk of blaing stars and interstellar gas, sits in the Farlax sector near the fringes of the Deep Core.
The Meridian Sector is a lightly populated region near the Outer Rim Territories.
Planets such as Almania lie so far from the galactic centers of power that they are virtually ignored.
emperor_palpatine69.tripod.com /planets_and_moons_index.html   (1300 words)

 The Star Wars Planets Guide Version 2.5
The complex interaction of orbits and rotations between Yag'Dhul and its moons means that the planet is continually beset by massive tidal forces powerful enough to pull the water and the atmosphere to different locations, exposing large areas of the planet to hard vacuum.
The fourth moon of the planet Yavin houses the temples and ruined buildings of the now-vanished Massassi race, and once served as the primary base for the Rebel Alliance.
The eighth moon of the planet Yavin is covered with vast brown and green tundra plains, located between two polar ice caps and split by an equatorial range of purple mountains.
mackrafty.tripod.com /sw/swplanets/y.htm   (2819 words)

 Planets & Their Meanings
The planets are more than a bunch of colorful spheres tripping the light fantastic through the solar system.
Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun.
Neptune is the planet of illusion and deceit.
www.ophira.com /astrology/planets.html   (674 words)

 PETRODEN | games by Petroglyph (Star Wars: Empire at War)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
This planet sits in the heart of the galaxy, and is the seat of government for the Empire.
The surface of the planet is mostly overgrown jungles with constant rain.
This planet is inhabited by peaceful humans known as the Naboo, and an indigenous species of intelligent amphibians called the Gungans.
www.petroden.com /planets.shtml   (483 words)

 Star Wars: Biography | George Lucas
Star Wars broke all box office records, set new standards for sophistication in film visuals and sound, garnered eight Academy Awards, and inspired a generation of young people to follow their imagination and dreams.
Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, was the top box office hit of 1999.
Lucas is currently in post production on the third and final prequel, Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, which is scheduled to be released in spring 2005.
www.starwars.com /bio/georgelucas.html   (858 words)

 Star Wars Battlefront: New Screens - Xbox
Star Wars Battlefront is an intense open-ended multiplayer action game set in the Star Wars universe.
The game will put Star Wars fans and gamers in the heat of the action as they re-live all of the epic battles from the classic and prequel eras of the Star Wars universe.
After each battle is completed and the planet is conquered, the winning team will be rewarded with a special "bonus" ability that can be deployed in future battles in an attempt to take over the Star Wars galaxy planet-by-planet.
news.teamxbox.com /xbox/6288/Star-Wars-Battlefront-New-Screens   (293 words)

 Star Wars: Galaxies - Ferrago
Obviously, the game will be set in the Star Wars universe (duh), but is not confined to just a single planet (hence the ‘Galaxies’ bit), LucasArts hint at many planets being used in the title, but as of the moment only Tatooine, Naboo and Yavin IV have been confirmed.
Star Wars Galaxies will need to be careful to try to do too much and thereby let the integral aspects of the game fall into mediocrity.
I say, focus on a few aspects of the Star Wars universe and fine tune them to the high quality that is demanded for a faithful representation of the epic saga.
www.ferrago.com /story/150   (2387 words)

 Dagobah - Star Wars
Dagobah is both a planet and the system in which it resides, in the fictional Star Wars universe.
In Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Luke Skywalker is visited on the ice planet Hoth by the ghost of Ben Kenobi, who tells him to go seek Yoda on Dagobah to be trained as a Jedi.
Given the director's penchant for portraying planets as a single environment, we can assume that the swampy marshland that surrounds Yoda's hut is indicative of the entire planet.
starwars.mytopix.com /dagobah   (319 words)

 Core Talk, Part 2
Years ago, I made an Excel database of all the star systems established in the Star Wars universe so far, with key references, so I used that as a starting point.
Dan's Essential Guide to Planets and Moons was a huge resource, of course, as was the "Holocron" of references that Lucasfilm gave all of us.
Dan Wallace: My interpretation of Star Wars' underlying design principle is "form first, function second." Unless your starship looks cool, it doesn't matter what kind of fuel it burns or what rate of acceleration you give it.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=starwars/article/sw20030213coretalk2   (3195 words)

 STAR WARS: Planets: Horizon & Ellipse Measurements
Distant view of Endor and DS2: One side of the moon is an easily measurable crescant, while there are stars near the edge of the night side which constrain the fitted ellipse.
(We can exclude fits where stars appear inside the curve on the night side.) This disk is very easily fitted, and the circular approximation appears to be applicable.
Implausible because of the number of stars appearing within the night side.
www.theforce.net /swtc/ellipse.html   (2899 words)

 Star Wars: Battlefront Update - PC News at GameSpot
Posted Jun 23, 2004 4:57 pm PT Star Wars: Battlefront is the upcoming squad-based shooter from LucasArts that drops you dead center into the classic battles from George Lucas' epic movie franchise.
Star Wars: Empire at War is a real-time-strategy game set in the Star Wars universe and takes place a few years before the events of Episode IV.
The next Star Wars game from LucasArts employs next-gen technology to bring the Force to life in an explosive new way.
www.gamespot.com /pc/action/starwarsbattlefront/preview_6101227.html   (936 words)

 Star Wars | The Planets by Lorna Raver
In the spirit of Longitude and Galileo's Daughter, Sobel once again brings science and history deftly to life as she explores the origins of the planets and reveals the exotic environments that exist in each of these fascinating alien worlds.
THE PLANETS tells the story of each member of our solar family, from their discovery, both mythic and historic, to the latest data from the modern era's robotic space probes and images from the Hubble Space Telescope.
In lyrical prose THE PLANETS gives a breathtaking, close-up perspective on those heavenly bodies that have captured the imagination of humanity since that first glimpse at the glittering night skies.
www.randomhouse.com /delrey/starwars/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780739322895   (275 words)

 Amazon.com: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron: Computer & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
There are also some "secret" ships, such as the sleek Naboo Starfighterfrom Star Wars: Episode I, The Phantom Menace, a TIE interceptor, and, um, a '78 Buick.
Star Wars Rogue Squadron begins somewhere in between Star Wars Episode IV and Episode VI.
Let me just say, you'll be visiting place in the Star Wars universe, and doing missions that have no bearings to the movies, which is good with me. The graphics in the game are some of the best you'll ever see on the N64.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000DMB2?v=glance   (1411 words)

 Amazon.com: Holst: The Planets/John Williams: Star Wars/Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra: Music: Zubin Mehta,Gustav ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Planets: I - Mars, The Bringer Of War
The compilers got another bull's-eye by including Holst's "The Planets," which is the source for the themes of Star Wars.
It is difficult for anyone to succesfully interpret such a piece as the Star Wars suite, which was defined by its composer.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000042G5?v=glance   (1846 words)

 Xbox.com | Star Wars: Battlefront - Tatooine Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Star Wars Battlefront™ features some of the most famous planets from both the original and prequel Star Wars trilogies.
The planet is a poor one, where human settlers scratch out a living amongst the endless deserts and rocky wastelands.
It may take a thousand years for it to digest you, but as far as the battle is concerned, you're already a casualty, and it's time to respawn.
www.xbox.com /en-us/starwarsbattlefront/strategy.htm   (798 words)

 IGN: Star Wars: Battlefront Preview
It's filled with super specific Star Wars particularities and specialized battles that we've all seen from the movies.
The teams move from planet to planet with the defender picking the best strategic place to fight, and the player who wins the most planets wins.
The special bonuses are unique and interesting whether it's a special appearance by a Star Wars powerhouse character or a strategic militaristic advantage.
pc.ign.com /articles/492/492187p1.html   (940 words)

 Star Wars Battlefront Movies - Ferrago News Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
A pair of new Star Wars Battlefront movies are now available, showing off the upcoming multiplayer shooter set in the Star Wars universe.
These are sounds from Star Wars Battlefront from Pandemic Studios, one sound is of a ship taking off, and the other is of footsteps.
The Star Wars Trilogy DVD will offer a trailer featuring an exciting look at the video game, along with a special demo for Xbox users.
www.ferrago.com /portal/cluster/763   (285 words)

 Star Wars: Cargo Bay | The Star Wars Planets Collection
Hurtling through the darkness of the void are the planets of the Star Wars galaxy.
While the Galactic Civil War rages on, there are new worlds to explore, profits to be made, allies to be discovered and enemies to be defeated.
From the dangerous trader port of Celanon, to the mining centers on Gacerian and the criminal hive of Korbin, this supplement has something to offer every Star Wars campagin.Contains material which originally appeared in Planets of the Galaxy, Volumes One, Two, and Three revised and updated for Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, Second Edition.
cargobay.starwars.com /webapps/cargobay/item-detail/7807   (138 words)

 Star Wars Planets quiz -- free game
"This is a quiz on Star Wars Planets."
Khomm is the home planet of Dorsk 81.
Chandrila is the home planet of which famous New Republic citizen?
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=138040   (35 words)

 Apple - Games - Features - Star Wars Battlefront
Since it’s the only world in Star Wars: Battlefront that didn’t appear in any of the movies, I thought the snow planet Rhen Var would be a nice place to meet my contact, LucasArts producer Dan Pettit.
The moment becomes a serendipitous introduction to the next topic, which concerns why you can’t play as one of the four Jedi heroes — Vader, Skywalker, Count Dooku and Mace Windu — who are sometimes available to aid your team in the game’s 17 maps, depending on the mode you’re playing.
They even received early sneak peeks at Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith while it was in production.
www.apple.com /games/articles/2005/06/starwarsbattlefront   (983 words)

 Star Wars Battlefront Planets
We felt it was critical to get a build up and going as soon as possible with all the units and features so we could have several months of tweaking and refining until we felt we had it just right.
Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
www.lucasarts.com /games/swbattlefront/greg_borrud.html   (850 words)

 STAR WARS Deckplans Alliance
The 3-Z freighter is based on the original artwork from page 46 of "The STAR WARS Planets Collection" drawn by John Paul Lona, and was also inspired by exterior artwork from page 33 of "STAR WARS -- Stock Ships" drawn by Christina Wald.
I believe the stats are correct because they match other 3-Z sources like "The STAR WARS Planets Collection".
Starting with the top view of the 3-Z from page 46 of "The STAR WARS Planets Collection", we developed the top view that formed the foundation of the project.
deckplans.00sf.com /Nova-Drive/3-Z.html   (2112 words)

 MoS | Star Wars: Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Offered in conjunction with Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination, this original Planetarium show explores how Tatooine, Hoth, and other Star Wars fantasy planets compare to real planets and moons in our solar system.
Preview Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination (see page 5) and meet with Museum educators for information about exhibition-related programs, curriculum connections, and activities.
All Star Wars ® images and logos © Lucasfilm Ltd. and ™.
www.mos.org /doc/1872   (560 words)

 Planets - Star Wars Forum Discussion
Star Wars Forum Forum Index » Star Wars Battlefront Series
Both of the maps for these two planets are awsome.
All content © 2002 - 2006 Star Wars United.
www.starwarsunited.com /forum/viewtopic.php?t=913   (1024 words)

 Star Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
STAR WARS, George Lucas's stunning sci-fi masterpiece, is arguably one of the most inventive and entertaining films ever made, garnering generations of loyal fans who are forever imprinted with the memory of its characters and dialogue.
The voices of Steve Buscemi, Nick Cannon, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kevin James, Jason Lee, Catherine O'Hara, Kathleen Turner and Fred Willard are along for the ride in this family-friendly CGI thriller.
"Star Wars is a junkyard of cinematic gimcracks not unlike the Jawas' heap of purloined, discarded, barely functioning droids."
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/star_wars   (1003 words)

 Jedi Council Forums - Planets
Listing the thousands of EU planets is a task for someone other than me, especially since the Lucas Licensing Holocron and CUSWE have theoretically already done it.
There are lots of species homeworlds that obviously exist, most of their names are EU but some may be George's or otherwise used in the movie production, and even when they're not they will never get another name than they have now.
We might (as the EU has) obtain Nubia from the 'Nubian' references in Episode I. Hey, feel free to discuss other aspects of Star Wars planets on this thread.
boards.theforce.net /Message.aspx?topic=16618511   (901 words)

 Tatooine - SWG / Star Wars Galaxies Planets
Tatooine - SWG / Star Wars Galaxies Planets
The sand people and Jawas are both native to Tatooine, neither of which are capable of space travel.
Tatooine has little government, and most of the planet is run by local crimelords.
www.swg-haven.com /swg-planets-tatooine.php   (112 words)

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