Battle droids. . guys, my son, are lillte always llooll (belial?! %. I never thought this would be that relevant. Battle droids guys my son are lillte always llooll (belial?! % I never thought this would be that relevant
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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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#1 - subadanus
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I never thought this would be that relevant.
User avatar #64 to #1 - residentblackman
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These Aren't The Droids You're Looking For
#93 to #1 - opvv
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Cute.
#3 - asasqw
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Ahem..
User avatar #53 to #3 - magictheg
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Omega Squad > Delta Squad
#83 to #3 - thedeadlypajamas
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User avatar #103 to #3 - folkflunky
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This ************* game was so ************* awesome.
#128 to #3 - anon id: 2bdf62ad
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Clones = Stormtroopers. Some just fight for The Republic and some fight for The Empire.
User avatar #141 to #128 - scorcho
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no dude, just no.
User avatar #17 to #3 - thebuttman
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oh god sev I'm so sorry,It was orders,I sorry
#14 to #3 - lordraine
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And Lucasarts canceled the sequel, where we were going to help carry out Order 66 as the introduction, and then flash fowards to the original trilogy timeline, and play as the remaining Commandos who were members of Vader's Fist, fighting rebels, uncovering the fate of Sev, and potentially switching sides to help stand against the Empire.

I can only assume that George Lucas is allergic to success, money, and nice things at this point, like a fat kid that ate too many cookies and is now diabetic.
#91 to #14 - nyawgga
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Sounds familiar
#110 to #14 - helpthepeople
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OMG, that plot sounds ******* awesome, i would probably jizz several times duringthe storyline!
User avatar #4 to #3 - dragemit
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Only the colored ones know how to handle a gun
#5 to #4 - ofalo
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you'd think they would give out a bucket of paint on initiation day...
#25 to #4 - anon id: f6c10019
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"the colored ones"
User avatar #12 to #4 - tarekmig
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Non-starwars viewer logic
#20 - Ulmer
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Shortly after the Clone Wars and the execution of Order 66, the first generation clone troopers were now too elderly to fight. Within a few years, all clones would be dead. In response, the Empire ended their contract with the Kaminoans and turned to a rival company on Centax II, which could grown combat-ready clones in a year. These clones primarily made up the 501st legion at the time of Episode 3, and were the decisive factor in winning the battle for Coruscant.

Fast forward roughly 19 years. 95% of all clones are dead and gone, the only ones being used anymore are pilots, and commandos. So where do the Storm Troopers come from? Conscription. Ordinary citizens of the Empire who were press-ganged into military service, given bare-bones military training, then handed a gun and told "go shoot that teenage kid that never hurt anybody." Not only were they ****** shots due to lack of formal training, but neither could they bring themselves to shoot civilians, as they once were themselves.

Hence also why we have storm troopers of differing heights in Episode 4-6.

TL;DR, Storm Troopers are barely trained slaves with too much humanity.
User avatar #21 to #20 - mymiddleleg [OP]
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Or it could be They were clones of clones of clones. By the time of A New Hope, the latest batch was mildly retarded
User avatar #26 to #20 - ilovetocuddle
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I heard it also that the jango clones were to smart, and a few groups of them split off and betrayed the empire after the fall and rebelled. Fearing a full blown rebellion in the distant future, got regular people and second rate clones to prevent this.
#34 to #26 - eiggim
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I don't know if you ever played Battlefront 2, but one of the missions was on Kamino.
You, being an original trooper from Geonosis, had to kill a bunch of new clones as they had been built to destroy the empire. Not saying that is cannon in the story, but it could have happened. I only ever saw the films and played a few games, so I don't have that much knowledge.
User avatar #66 to #34 - Ulmer
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That actually is canon to the universe, the Empire invaded Kamino.
User avatar #49 to #20 - holycrapimacupcake
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Could the 501st have been changed to not age?
User avatar #67 to #49 - Ulmer
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Impossible, unfortunately.
User avatar #179 to #67 - holycrapimacupcake
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Hm...perhaps Vader valued his personal army so much that he just recloned them and programmed them to follow his orders alone?
User avatar #115 to #20 - creepingorion
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I actually saw this one thing that said the reason they couldn't shoot for **** was because the Stormtroopers blasters had ****** crystals or something. Thus, science.
User avatar #123 to #20 - finni
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The production of clones stopped after the Kamino rebellion didn't it? You know, when the Kaminos tried to rebel against the empire and used clones against them on Kamino and after that the Emperor ordered the Empire to stop production of clones and start with ordinary citiznes instead, but the 501st remained as clones and were renamed to "Vader's first"
User avatar #174 to #123 - tkfourtwoone
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Vader's "Fist", not "First"
User avatar #184 to #174 - finni
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Really? I've always thought it was Vader's first o_O
User avatar #185 to #184 - tkfourtwoone
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starwars.wikia.com/wiki/501st_Legion

Face it, "Vader's Fist" sounds much more badass
User avatar #186 to #185 - finni
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Maybe, but it's weird to change it like that after thinking it's Vader's first after so many years
#147 to #20 - anon id: e01503aa
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Read 'Death Star', gives an interesting perspective on why the Stormtroopers ran down the wrong hall while chasing Han.
#157 to #20 - hellstar
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And then there's the original reason:

George Lucas royally ****** the prequels up. So badly they needed to create a whole new back story for everything.
#47 to #20 - grohl
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actually by the end of the clone wars first gen clones would only have been matured for roughly 5 years (the Clone Wars only lasted for 3, and i doubt they matured immediately before the outbreak of war) and were nowhere near retiring. I know what you might think: "accelerated aging" but actually only their growth and maturing is accelerated. Clones did begin being phased out after the Clone rebellion on Kamino with clones from other donors and eventually enlisted ranks, but certain groups (eventually only the 501st) were Fett clones only. By the events of New Hope the Fett Clones would have been in service for about 25 years (pretty much 45 years old, assuming maturity is equal to 50 non-accelerated years) and, only then be near retirement. The Famous Clone Narrator from Battlefront II, for example, only retired after the Battle of Hoth, almost 30 years after the battle of Geonosis. While I agree, after the first generation of clones, the Kaminoans did begin rushing the clones, to their own detest, and by the fall of the Republic the troops being produced were of a far lesser skill level, even the Fett clones. I would also like to point out how much the Fett clones hated the non-fett clones and enlisted troops with a fiery passion. After the Kaminoan rebellion, they may have ended their contract with the Kaminoans, but as we all know, the empire had a tendency to enslave those who did them wrong or had use to them (cough-wookies-cough), so they pretty much anally raped Kamino and forced them to produce troops along with other contractors
TL;DR: while you got it right in certain palces, you did make a few errors
Source: the Star Wars Wiki and many books
pic related, only Star Wars image in my archive
#79 to #47 - asasqw
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The rebellion would of been crushed by Fett clones. If it wasn't for the Kaminoans who made those troops to fight the empire then Palpatine wouldn't of stopped using them.
User avatar #95 to #79 - tikledpikle
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i may need to brush up on my 501st history, but the rebellion was Fett clones vs Fett clones on Kamino. The rebel clones were sympathizers towards the Rebellion Fleet, and were eradicated by the 501st. It was decided by the emperor to use others DNA instead of just one donor, because the genetic make up would become weak and turn against him. like i said, i may need to touch up on the history a bit.
User avatar #65 to #47 - Ulmer
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I personally read the Republic Commando book series among others, and when I said first gen clones I meant literally the first generation the Kaminoans ever cloned. Should have specified, my apologies.
User avatar #107 to #20 - nikster
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I like to believe that the reason the stormtroopers were terrible on the death star, was because those troopers were reserve. Think about it, would the empire put their best of the best on their strongest fortress? The troops with experience were probably out on the fields, putting down the goddamn rebellion. Those on the Death star were the soldiers who were either a) just recruited, or b) only good enough for guard duty. When the Empire decided to use their seasoned troops, like in the battle on hoth, they were amazing. The reason why we (er....the empire) lost on Endor, was because of the emperors extreme underestimate of the rebels. He did not expect luke and Darth vader to kill him. He believed that he could control the minds and bodies of all troopers, using his power to make them fight the way he wanted. He was so confident in his abilities, that he put the same type of conscript troopers on the moon. The thrawn trilogy talks a lot about the powers the emperor had on his troops. Once he died, his troops lost their edge. They were, once again, just poorly trained conscripts. This lead to a massive rout, where the ewoks won the advantage. WHOOOO STARWARS
#109 to #107 - Ulmer
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User avatar #175 to #107 - tkfourtwoone
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Would you really put trainees and scrubs to guard the Empire's biggest and most hidden military secret?

No, hell no.
User avatar #180 to #175 - holycrapimacupcake
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I dunno, they did hire people who can;t hit a massive Wookie.
#7 - asasqw
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JangoFettclone Master race
JangoFettclone Master race
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User avatar #60 to #55 - asasqw
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Star Wars: Clone wars. www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYXJZCkN0Hg
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#62 to #61 - asasqw
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User avatar #105 to #7 - folkflunky
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He's the ************* Leonidas of the Star Wars galaxy.
User avatar #8 - pfccross
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the battle droids fought an army as an army. the storm troopers were defeated by EWOKS... throwing rocks....
#74 to #8 - mistafishy
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BAHA!!!!!

Check the thread above yours, it rambles on about how the storm troopers are just unwilling conscripts who don't want to fight the rebels all that much.

So, when they realized what was truly going on on Endor, they must've been like, oh derp guys, they've got rocks! We're ******, oh well we lose take he moon guys, you won, good game.
User avatar #15 to #8 - negitivzero
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The droids were beat by Jar-Jar Binks, your argument is invalid.
#18 to #15 - pfccross
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the droids were beat by anikan destroying the orbital control station. jar jar surrendered. YOUR argument is invalid
the droids were beat by anikan destroying the orbital control station. jar jar surrendered. YOUR argument is invalid
User avatar #50 to #18 - holycrapimacupcake
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Hussie! What are you doinf?
#68 - asheskirata
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#119 to #68 - captainfreedom
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**captainfreedom rolled a random image posted in comment #418938 at Ponyville ** rolls and gets something that makes no sense they everyone gives him red thumbs
User avatar #120 to #119 - asheskirata
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I don't understand what you're saying, but I enjoy the Pinkie Pie
User avatar #72 to #68 - cosmicoverdose
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So relevant


RVB ftw
#80 - alekksandar
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These blast-points... Only Imperial Stormtroopers are so precise.
User avatar #88 to #80 - deadadventurer
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Imprecise?
#51 - unncommon
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I don't care what anyone says (unless they're agreeing with me of course) Stormtroopers are my favorite characters in Star Wars. They're the roughest, toughest, bunch of bastards that you could ever imagine. They spend their entire lives living for the sake of their cause and dying to see it out to the end.
They march into hell knowing their lingering fate and laugh when it comes. You don't **** with the men who've already accepted their death but will never accept giving it up with anything less than their all.
User avatar #116 to #51 - yorker
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Storm Troopers are cooler than clones.
#140 to #51 - scorcho
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these ******* guys right here.
User avatar #166 to #51 - zaggystirdust
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what you just described made Storm Troopers go from sounding like mindless drones in clunky cheep suits to immortal warriors that purge anything that so much as looks in their general direction.

But for me I really liked the Clone Troopers, even though everyone hates anything that has to do with the prequels
User avatar #85 to #51 - warzon
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*Clone troopers

Basicly you take a badass and mass produce him.
User avatar #99 to #85 - unncommon
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I should have just said "Troopers", eh? Would be more of a generality...but oh well, I'm sure people get my intention ^ . ^
User avatar #100 to #99 - warzon
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There are massive differences between a clone trooper and a storm trooper:
But the biggest is the clone troopers could shoot straight.
#101 to #100 - unncommon
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And there you stand correct my fellow Starwars fan! I know you've probably already seen this picture, but just in case you haven't.
#102 to #101 - warzon
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That made me laugh.
User avatar #69 to #51 - asheskirata
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the movies made them look like ****, the books and games made them into badasses, I have to agree with you on that post. The Shadow Troopers or Shadow Stormtroopers were my favorite.
#76 to #51 - asasqw
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The movies had the mentally handy cap legion
User avatar #77 to #76 - unncommon
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They did, but the fan-fictions had the ******* Navy SEAL Troopers Mark: LEONIDUS.
User avatar #89 to #77 - deadadventurer
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fagfiction*

noone cares if they touched each other.
User avatar #98 to #89 - unncommon
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I care...but thanks for your input I suppose.
#59 to #51 - decieverofthegods **User deleted account**
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That is a very cool way of putting it but...
User avatar #135 to #59 - logickid
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Droidekas were OP in Starwars Battlefront II
#22 - whycanticaps
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I still think that the Imperial Guard are way more effective than the Storm Troopers. Sure their flashlights suck, but at least they can hit ****
User avatar #87 to #22 - warzon
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And I think the phase III troopers are better then the space marines.
#150 to #22 - fargone
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That's BS and you know it.
BS 3 to be exact.
#151 to #150 - whycanticaps
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I've got them!
User avatar #27 to #22 - crazylance
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And with those numbers and that accuracy, the Storm Troopers are doomed.
#28 to #27 - thewisedane
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They should get themselves some markerlights and some pulserifles, maybe even some mech-suits.

Oh, right, the Adebtus Mechanicus.
User avatar #29 to #28 - crazylance
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Adeptus Mechanicus and also, that's for Space Marines, the Imperial Guard don't have any Codex, unless you count the Codex Astartes, which applies to EVERYONE.
User avatar #30 to #29 - thewisedane
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I really hate the Warhammer 40K universe in general. Who thought that absolute terror and despair was the thing to base a universe on? Yet alone make a universe that can't be improved or in any way can see progress storywise?
User avatar #32 to #30 - crazylance
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*shrug* The entire universe fell into total war because of the God Emperor of Mankind, if I'm not mistaken, it's the Horus Heresy that caused **** to go down the drain or it could be the loss of all the Chapter House Matriarchs. I'm not well versed in W40K history.
User avatar #33 to #32 - thewisedane
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The universe were ****** and grimdark from the start, but it got worse after the Horus Heresy.

I have nothing against total war, and I have nothing against a dark universe, but why can't there be SOME redeeming characteristics for this universe? Everything is just baseline ****** up!
User avatar #154 to #33 - whycanticaps
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there is some happy endings, usually small miracles thanks to the blessing of the Emprah
User avatar #188 to #154 - thewisedane
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No, there is not. Everything remotely possitive will always be drowned in something negative of extreme proportions, so no, I don't see how these small happy parts of the universe can redeem the rest of grimdarkness.
User avatar #35 to #33 - crazylance
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Because sometimes, such a universe has to exist, think that if such a universe exists, there is a universe which is exactly the opposite to W40K
User avatar #36 to #35 - thewisedane
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Yes, the Brighthammer 40K universe. Problem is that it is so much the opposite that it is more of a parody.

I just want a likeable universe.
User avatar #37 to #36 - crazylance
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You know so much about 40K, yet you hate it so much at the same time.
User avatar #38 to #37 - thewisedane
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Yes. Is it wrong to know your enemy?
User avatar #39 to #38 - crazylance
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Nope, just surprised that you're among the rare ones that learn what they hate and find the reasons they hate it for.
User avatar #40 to #39 - thewisedane
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I had to. If I didn't, I couldn't choose a race of my liking, could I?

I also plot to make a fanbrewed version of the Warhammer 40K universe, that is less grimdark, while still feeling like Warhammer 40K (retaining reasons to wage war, no wipeouts of races, etc.)

Gonna be glorious. The Imperium shall fall.
User avatar #41 to #40 - crazylance
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Alrighty then, good luck with that.
User avatar #42 to #41 - thewisedane
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Thanks!
User avatar #44 to #42 - crazyolitis
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Could you tell people when it's finished? Or, if you write it on an internet forum, perhaps give a link? It sounds interesting.
User avatar #45 to #44 - thewisedane
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If I ever make it, let alone start making it, I will let you know.
User avatar #46 to #45 - crazyolitis
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Thanks, but I think both of us will have forgotten this conversation by then. Anyway, there's this extremely minor chance that some day I'll find a forum linking me to the story.
User avatar #48 to #46 - thewisedane
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Or, I could release it here on Funnyjunk. How is that for a delivery service?
User avatar #58 to #48 - crazyolitis
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And it's done.
User avatar #187 to #58 - thewisedane
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Cool.
User avatar #56 to #48 - crazyolitis
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Good idea.
User avatar #57 to #56 - thewisedane
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Indeed it is.
User avatar #52 to #48 - crazyolitis
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Could work, but not many people would see it. But, if you would give links often enough, I'd see them eventually.
User avatar #54 to #52 - thewisedane
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Why not just subscribe to my stuff? I rarely release anything, so...

I do comment a lot, though.
User avatar #2 - leglesslegolegolas
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One would think robots would have deadly accuracy. Their programming must've been faulty.
User avatar #9 to #2 - thefates
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They were probably mass produced and faulty because of it. :/
User avatar #13 to #2 - localbees
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The Trade Federation was just super cheap. Cheap droids = cheap programming.
That actually (partially) explains why the stormtroopers were such bad shots as well.