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10 comments by Wariscool on May 13th, 2014

Hey there,

So other than posting pictures of models( which do look great I must say) I suspect some of you will be wondering what we have been up to. We have a couple of projects on the go at the moment but as I am sure most of you are aware it is that time of year when exams are taking place all over the world at various levels of degrees. Real life does of course come first which is why myself and others from the team are busy studying hard and not doing much else really... :D

However we have not been too idle and once this busy period has passed we should have a nice healthy composition of shiny things for you to sample. This is an exciting period for all of us and as the model production is probably about 80% complete we can focus on other aspects such as rigging, texturing and unique gameplay experience. We are however along way from release so any help is greatly appreciated. This can be in any form, such as a "well done!" to a comprehensive talk on why a problem exists and how to fix it.

Also something which has recently come to my attention is the small amount of people within this community that seem to have a problem with this mod just existing and not being released by now. We work at our own pace and when we see fit to do so. It is not a race nor a comparison with anyone else's mod or add-on. I fully understand that some Members have colourful history with other Members which is understandable but it should not be turned into petty insults or jibes at anyone's work, whatever it maybe. I did not join this project to fight and argue about petty things. If I wanted to do that I would go back to junior school!!

So please, grow up and get on with your lives.


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Nova33 Sep 17 2014, 2:01pm says:

I was just thinking. When you do the voice for the Vong, are you finding phrases in the Yuuzahn Vong language from the Star Wars Wika? If not how are you doing the voice files, if you don't mind me asking?

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Afro-yoda-ninja Sep 18 2014, 1:29pm replied:

Normally Zac and I will cover all the voice acting, but in this instance Strobe will do it, he has some plans for it apparently...

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Burntstrobe Sep 17 2014, 2:17pm replied:

I am waiting until I get sick and have a scratchy throat


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Burntstrobe Sep 17 2014, 1:06am says:

The 5th Fleet is now complete...

The Belarus has arrived from Eriadu...

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Nova33 Sep 17 2014, 1:27pm replied:

So what you're saying the most important part in galactic history was in fact the Vong war? I believe that to a point. I believe it was more of the Battle of Endor and the first death of Palpatine, just because at the end of the Battle of Endor, the balance of the force was restored.

Although on the other side of things, the Vong war was by far the most destructive war in galactic history, and they did have the power to destroy the entire galaxy. I read somewhere that it possibly wiped out a third of the Galaxy's population. I don't know if I believe those numbers, but it was terrible nonetheless.

I'm glad somebody is making the Vong war into a video game because its a good story and one of the biggest critical points of galactic history.

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Burntstrobe Sep 17 2014, 2:25pm replied:

It is a very controversial story line. It set the stage for the future since there were no current sith left. The Vong war made Darth Caedus, and brought the Sith back.

Instead of light vs dark, the vong war is an allegory to humans over dependence upon technology, and how they have drifted too far from the ways of nature.

What is more correct: to ravish planets for resources in the name of technological advancement, or to live symbiotically with all living creatures...

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Nova33 Sep 17 2014, 5:05pm replied:

Just for the sake of arguing, the vong weren't any angels, by any means. They meant to "Cleanse" the galaxy, they were also very xenophobic, and basically,they were too far the other way.

I think the Ithorians were perfect in that regard. Well, at least the pre-war Ithorians.

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Burntstrobe Sep 17 2014, 10:24pm replied:

also, just to throw into the mix for debate, the Vong people were led astray by a lie. Traveling the cosmos, on the brink of starvation and extinction after having their homeworld destroyed, they blindly put their faith in their leader...

...a leader who was in actuality a puppet of a defective Vong with Force powers, using his powers for purposes of control and manipulation while making desperate choices to save his people.

It is a very tangled tail... well worth the read, would have loved to have seen it brought to the movies.

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Burntstrobe Sep 17 2014, 6:13pm replied:

Ithorians : perfect?

But who wants to be a Vegetarian????


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Nicktc Sep 18 2014, 3:32am replied:

Ion Cannons only immobilise technology. Nothing organic.

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