Wednesday, April 20, 2011

100 Short Star Wars Quotes about Life

**Don't miss the 100 More Quotes that I posted**

Feel free to use these life lessons for good... not evil.
(see if you can match the quote to the movie... or to the character)
1) "Judge me by my size, do you?"
2) "Do or do not… there is no try."
3) "Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering."
4) "Wars not make one great."
5) "I've got a bad feeling about this"
6) "Truly wonderful, the mind of a child is."
7) "Your eyes can deceive you, don't trust them."
8) "Who's the more foolish, the fool? Or the fool who follows him?"
9) "There's always a bigger fish"
10) "Death is a natural part of life."
11) "I'm getting too old for this sort of thing."
12) "…there's nothing I can do about it right now. It's such a long way from here."
13) "You must do what you feel is right, of course."
14) "Don't be too proud of this technological terror you've constructed."
15) "I find your lack of faith disturbing"
16) "I care."
17) "What good is a reward if you ain't around to use it?"
18) "Never tell me the odds."
19) "Patience!"
20) "Don't give in to hate."
21) "Mind what you have learned. Save you it can."
22) "I love you. … I know"
23) "May the force be with you."
24) "Twilight is upon me, and soon night must fall. That is the way of things."
25) "Already know you that which you need."
26) "Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny.
27) "Pass on what you have learned."
28) "You will find that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view."
29) "I was wrong."
30) "You cannot escape your destiny."
31) "Your insight serves you well."
32) "I know. Somehow I've always known."
33) "I can save him. I can turn him back to the good side. I have to try."
34) "Indeed, you are powerful…"
35) "Search your feelings"
36) "Let go of your hate."
37) "Your overconfidence is your weakness"
38) "It's a trap"
39) "Your thoughts betray you."
40) "Don't center on your anxieties."
41) "Keep your concentration here and now, where it belongs."
42) "Mind tricks won't work on me, only money."
43) "Now, be brave and don't look back."
44) "… defiance, I sense in you. Need that, you do not."
45) "Impossible to see, the future is.
46) "Always in motion is the future."
47) "You don't want to sell me death sticks. You want to go home and rethink your life."
48) "It seems your patience has paid off."
49) "In time you will learn to trust your feelings. Then you will be invincible."
50) "Do not assume anything. Clear, your mind must be."
51) "To be angry is to be human."
52) "I know I'm better than this."
53) "We have a job to do."
54) "Much to learn, you still have."
55) "Twice the pride, double the fall."
56) "Rise."
57) "I must know the truth."
58) "Your arrogance blinds you"
59) "The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
60) "Concentrate on the moment."
61) "Feel, don't think"
62) "Trust your instincts"
63) "Son, my place is here, my future is here. It is time for you to let go."
64) "Your focus determines your reality."
65) "You will know when you are calm, at peace, passive."
66) "Clear your mind of questions."
67) "I don't believe it… … That is why you fail."
68) "Attachment leads to jealousy. The shadow of greed, that is."
69) "Luminous beings are we…"
70) "Thank the maker."
71) "You know better than to trust a strange computer."
72) "Look, good against remotes is one thing. Good against the living, that's something else."
73) "I'll be careful."
74) "The circle is now complete. When I left you, I was but the learner. Now I am the master."
75) "You have hate, you have anger, but you don't use them."
76) "Don't get cocky."
77) "Yeah, I'm responsible now, the price you pay for being successful."
78) "Strike me down and I will become more powerful than you can possibly imagine."
79) "What have I done?"
80) "You will not take her from me! … Your anger and lust for power have already done that."
81) "Compassion, which I would define as unconditional love, is essential…"
82) "Sometimes we must do what is requested of us."
83) "Just relax, concentrate."
84) "I wasn't strong enough, but I promise I won't fail again."
85) "We live in a real world… come back to it."
86) "Anything is possible"
87) "I'm not afraid to die."
88) "All mentors have a way of seeing more of our faults than we would like. It's the only way we grow."
89) "Sometimes there are things no one can fix."
90) "The day we stop believing democracy can work is the day we lose it."
91) "In my experience, there's no such thing as luck."
92) "There is much fear that clouds your judgement."
93) "Do what must be done."
94) "Have faith, my love. Everything will soon be set right."
95) "In a dark place we find ourselves… a little more knowledge might light our way."
96) "I want more… and I know I shouldn't."
97) "I'm not afraid … … You will be. You… will… be."
98) "What's in there? … Only what you take with you."
99) "I can feel your anger, it gives you focus… makes you stronger
100) "All who gain power are afraid to lose it"

**Here are 100 More Quotes that I posted also**

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

100 Movie Characters yet to be made into action figures.

This isn't an exhaustive list, but these are the ones I considered to be the key characters left to make in action figure form... and some that are just interesting. Some have lines in the movie... some are "blink and you missed them". However you look at it, Hasbro has done well to get so many different characters made already. (*list not including figures that are already confirmed for this year)

1) Brea Tonnika (I know... not allowed)
2) Senni Tonnika
3) Baniss Keeg
4) Tzizvvt
5) Arleil Shous
6) Mosep
7) Melas
8) Reegesk
9) Danz Borin
10) Solomohol
11) Yerka Mig
12) Garouf LaFoe
13) Boelo
14) Lt. Daine Jir
15) Gold 5 "Pops"
16) Gold 2 "Tiree"
17) General Bob Hudsol
18) Comm. Vanden Willard
19) Toryn Farr
20) Lt. Sheckil
21) Tauntaun Handler
22) Treva Horme
23) Captain Lennox
24) Sim Aloo
25) Nic Sant (Commando)
26) Taym Dren-Garen
27) Jess
28) Fozec
29) Vizam
30) Yoxgit
31) Sgt. Doallyn
32) Cane Adiss
33) Herat
34) Kitster
35) Wald
36) G8-R3
37) Weazel
38) Ben Quadrinaros
39) Mawhonic
40) Tey How
41) Ann/Tan Gella
42) Naboo Brovo Squad Pilot (w/Duster)
43) PK Droid
44) Sei Taria
45) Edcel Bar Gane
46) Ark "Bumpy" Roose
47) Elan Mak
48) Eirtae (Blonde Handmaiden)
49) Horox Ryyder
50) Dams Denna
51) Cliegg Lars
52) Jocasta Nu
53) Senator Amidala (Lakeside Dress)
54) Padme (Picnic Dress)
55) Toonbuck Toora
56) Tikkes
57) RIC-920
58) Sarissa Jeng
59) Sar Labooda
60) Onaconda Farr
61) Kalyn Farnmir
62) Sephjet Josall
63) Cin Drallig
64) Senator Amidala (Empire Declaration)
65) Senator Amidala (Funeral)
66) Coleman Kcaj
67) BD-3000 "Betty Bot"
68) Senator Amidala (Peacock Dress)
69) Sheltay Retrac
70) Sors Bendeem
71) Salporin
72) Fang Zar
73) Rogwa Wodrata
74) Queen Jamilla
75) Queen Apailana
76) Mon Cal Water Dancer
77) Hermione Bagwa
78) Dorme
79) Boles Roor
80) Aldar Beedo
81) Ko Sai (Kamino Cloner)
82) Sate Pestage
83) Darth Vader (Funeral Pyre)
84) Widdle
85) Oochee
86) FA-4 Pilot Droid
87) Loje Nella
88) Handmaiden (Gold Cloak Dress)
89) Vul Tazaene
90) Rennek
91) Ardon "Vapor" Crell
92) Pucumir Thryss
93) Swilla Corey
94) Lirin Carn
95) Rycard Ryjerd
96) Supi
97) Pampy
98) Nyrat Agira
99) Wilst Molan
100) Hayde Gofai

Scraping the bottom of the barrel a bit at the end, but amazingly there are still more than 100 characters left to immortalize in plastic.

***Updated 7/1/2014  - hoping to update more soon :)
*****Updated 7/29/2015 - only one figure..... :(
*******Updated 12/29/2016 - tik tik tik tik........... Nothin'

Thursday, February 10, 2011

100+ Star Wars Books (or comics) you have to read

Comics are coming in Graphic Novel form, so most of these are presented that way. This list is by no means exhaustive, but these are 100+ books (in chronological order) that I would recommend.

1) Tales of the Jedi: The Golden Age of the Sith (Dark Horse) *Ancient Star Wars history
2) Tales of the Jedi: Fall of the Sith Empire (Dark Horse) *Ancient Star Wars history
3) Tales of the Jedi: Knights of the Old Republic (Dark Horse) *
4) Tales of the Jedi: The Freedon Nadd Uprising (Dark Horse) *
5) Tales of the Jedi: Dark Lords of the Sith (Dark Horse) *
6) Tales of the Jedi: The Sith War (Dark Horse) *
7) Tales of the Jedi: Redemption (Dark Horse) *
7.5) *Red Harvest -- ADDED 7/15
8) Darth Bane: Path of Destruction & Darth Bane: Rule of Two *
9) Legacy of the Jedi/Secrets of the Jedi (combined 2 books into 1) **stories of the line from Yoda-Count Dooku-Qui Gon Jinn-Obi Wan Kenobi-Anakin Skywalker
10) The Rise and Fall of Darth Vader
11) The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi
12) Jango Fett: Open Seasons (Dark Horse)
12.5) *Darth Plagueis -- ADDED 7/15
13) Cloak of Deception
14) Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter
15) The Phantom Menace Novelization
16) Rogue Planet
17) Outbound Flight
18) The Approaching Storm
19) The Attack of the Clones Novelization
20) The Cestus Deception
21) Jedi Trial
22) The Clone Wars Volumes 1-9 TPB: (Dark Horse) (Best comic series in my opnion)
22.5) *Star Wars: Dark Disciple -- ADDED 7/15
23) Yoda: Dark Rendezvous
24) Labyrinth of Evil (1st book of the "Dark Lord" trilogy) (GREAT BOOK)
25) Revenge of the Sith Novelization (2nd book of the "Dark Lord" trilogy)
26) Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader (3rd book of "Dark Lord" trilogy)
26.4) *Lords of the Sith -- ADDED 7/15
26.5) *Tarkin -- ADDED 7/15
27) Han Solo Trilogy (Paradise Snare, Hutt Gambit, Rebel Dawn) *BEST of the BEST
27.5) *Death Troopers -- ADDED 7/15
28) A New Hope Novelization
29) Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina
30) Star Wars (Marvel Comics Ongoing Series)
30.5) *Star Wars: Scoundrels -- ADDED 7/15  (Very Good Read)
31) Death Star
32) The Bounty Hunter Wars Trilogy (The Mandalorian Armor, Slave Ship, Hard Merchandise)
33) Allegiance
34) Splinter of the Mind's Eye
35) The Empire Strikes Back Novelization
36) Tales of the Bounty Hunters
37) Shadows of the Empire (book) & Shadows of the Empire (Dark Horse TPB)
38) Return of the Jedi Novelization
39) Tales from Jabba's Palace
40) Tales from the Empire
41) Tales from the New Republic
42) The Truce at Bakura
43) Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor
44) X-Wing Rogue Squadron (Dark Horse Comics)
45) Dark Forces (Soldier for the Empire, Rebel Agent, Jedi Knight TPB Dark Horse)
46) X-Wing: Rogue Squadron
47) X-Wing: Wedge's Gamble
48) X-Wing: The Krytos Trap
49) X-Wing: The Bacta War
50) X-Wing: Wraith Squadron
51) X-Wing: Iron Fist
52) X-Wing: Solo Command
53) The Courtship of Princess Leia
54) Tatooine Ghost
55) Thrawn Trilogy (Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising, The Last Command) * BEST of the BEST
56) X-Wing: Isard's Revenge
57) Dark Empire Comic (Dark Horse) & Dark Empire II Comic (Dark Horse)
58) Crimson Empire (Dark Horse) & Crimson Empire II (Dark Horse)
59) I, Jedi (GREAT BOOK)
60) The Jedi Academy Trilogy (Jedi Search, Dark Apprentice, Champions of the Force) (GOOD)
61) X-Wing: Starfighters of Adumar
62) The Black Fleet Crisis Trilogy (Before the Storm, Shield of Lies, Tyrant's Test)
63) The New Rebellion
64) The Corellian Trilogy (Ambush at Corellia, Assault at Selonia, Showdown at Centerpoint)
65) The Hand of Thrawn Duology (Specter of the Past, Vision of the Future)
66) Union (Dark Horse)
67) Junior Jedi Knights Series (Young Readers, but very good. Not listing separately)
68) Young Jedi Knights Series (Young Readers, but very good. Not listing separately)
69) The New Jedi Order: Vector Prime
70) The New Jedi Order: Dark Tide (I: Onslaught, II: Ruin)
71) The New Jedi Order: Agents of Chaos (I: Hero's Trial, II: Jedi Eclipse)
72) The New Jedi Order: Balance Point
73) The New Jedi Order: Recovery
74) The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory (I: Conquest, II: Rebirth)
75) The New Jedi Order: Star by Star * BEST of the BEST
76) The New Jedi Order: Dark Journey
77) The New Jedi Order: Enemy Lines (I: Rebel Dream, II: Rebel Stand)
78) The New Jedi Order: Traitor
79) The New Jedi Order: Destiny's Way w/(ebook) Ylesia
80) The New Jedi Order: Force Heretic (I: Remnant, II: Refugee)
81) The New Jedi Order: The Final Prophecy
82) The New Jedi Order: The Unifying Force
83) The Dark Nest Trilogy (The Joiner King, The Unseen Queen, The Swarm War)
84) Legacy of the Force: I Betrayal
85) Legacy of the Force: II Bloodlines
86) Legacy of the Force: III Tempest
87) Legacy of the Force: IV Exile
88) Legacy of the Force: V Sacrifice
89) Legacy of the Force: VI Inferno
90) Legacy of the Force: VII Fury
91) Legacy of the Force: VIII Revelation
92) Legacy of the Force: IX Invincible
93) Crosscurrent
94) Millenium Falcon
95) Fate of the Jedi: I Outcast
96) Fate of the Jedi: II Omen
97) Fate of the Jedi: III Abyss
98) Fate of the Jedi: IV Backlash
99) Fate of the Jedi: V Allies
100) Fate of the Jedi: VI Vortex
101) Fate of the Jedi: VII Conviction
102) Fate of the Jedi: VIII Ascension
103) Fate of the Jedi: IX Apocalypse
104) Legacy (Dark Horse Comics)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

100 Most Influential Characters

Attempting to best the IGN list of Top Characters. I'll try to give some reasoning behind these.

1) Darth Vader - There is no more central character to the saga onscreen or off.

2) Yoda - "For 800 years have I trained jedi" pretty much says it.

3) Luke Skywalker - The OT was only a part of his influence, which has been expanded greatly in novels and comics.

4) Darth Sidious/Palpatine - Nearly destroyed the Jedi and took over pretty much everything for awhile.

5) Leia Organa Solo - Onetime Leader of the Rebellion, Chief of State, Jedi Master, and mother of 3 influential Jedi.

6) R2-D2 - Our heroes would never have made it through one movie without him.

7) Han Solo - Smuggler and Hero-for-hire that repeatedly saved the day well into the expanded universe. Don't tell him the odds.

8) Obi Wan Kenobi - Hero of the Clone Wars, mentor and guide to Luke Skywalker and his father.

9) Jacen Solo - Twin born of Leia and Han. Took the mantle Darth Caedus after a path of confusion, pain, and discovery.

10) Jaina Solo - Twin born of Leia and Han. "Sword of the Jedi".

11) Mara Jade Skywalker - Wife of Luke Skywalker and former "Emperor's Hand" that would shape events for the jedi for years. Mentor to Jaina Solo.

12) Gilad Pellaeon - Supreme Commander of the Imperial Remnant and eventually the Galactic Alliance. Broke down lines between Imperial and Republic.

13) XoXaan - Influence lasted 4 millenia. She had a part in establishing the Sith at the beginning, and her teachings restarted the Sith Order under Darth Krayt.

14) Darth Bane - Established the "rule of two" and kept the Sith hidden for years when they were thought to be extinct.

15) Count Dooku - Leader of the separatists during the Clone Wars. Darth Tyranus.

16) Mon Mothma - Leader of the rebellion against the Empire. Founding member.

17) Bail Organa - Leader of the rebellion, adopted father of Leia, marshalled the galaxy to action.

18) Padme Amidala - Queen and eventual Senator of Naboo. Instrumental in resistance against war. Mother of Luke and Leia.

19) Chewbacca - Fierce, loyal companion to Han Solo that died protecting his child.

20) Admiral Ackbar - Military leader of the rebellion and eventually the New Republic

21) Qui Gon Jinn - Master of Obi Wan Kenobi. Found Anakin Skywalker, believing him to be "the one".

22) C-3PO - Protocol droid that was asked to do much more in the employ of Luke, Leia and others.

23) Lando Calrissean - Businessman and smuggler that aided the rebels and Republic. Led the attack on the second death star.

24) Vergere - Jedi that lived with the Yuuzhan Vong for a time. Experimented on Jacen Solo eventually creating his downfall.

25) Nom Anor - Yuuzhan Vong manipulator and scout that prepped the galaxy for a destructive invasion.

26) Ben Skywalker - Offspring of Luke Skywalker and Mara Jade. Powerful Jedi that is still reaching his potential

27) Grand Moff Tarkin - Commander of the first Death Star. Rule through fear.

28) Lumiya - Instigator and apprentice to Darth Vader that caused chaos and grief to the Skywalkers and the galaxy.

29) Grand Admiral Thrawn - Nearly re-established the Empire after it was taken down. Brilliant military strategist.

30) "Starkiller" Galen Marek - Vader's "secret" apprentice. Actually instrumental in forming the rebellion.

31) Natasi Daala - Imperial Admiral. Eventual Chief of State of the Galactic Alliance. How did that happen?

32) Jan Dodonna - Long serving military mind that found the flaw in the Death Star and wrote the book on modern space combat.

33) Crix Madine - Imperial defector that helped lead the rebellion as a General.

34) Jango Fett - Pattern for the entire clone army. Bounty hunter "father" of Boba. One time Mandalore… leader of the Mandalorians.

35) Boba Fett - Unkillable bounty hunter. The best in the business. Later became the Mandalore

36) Jabba the Hutt - Crime Lord

37) Kyle Katarn - Jedi and mercenary instrumental in the capturing of the death star plans.

38) Corran Horn - Jedi Master, Roque Squadron Pilot, Corsec officer... is there nothing this guy can't do?

39) Borsk Fey'lya - Chief of State and political leader. Eventual martyr during Vong War.

40) Wedge Antilles - Lived through the destruction of both Death Stars as a fighter pilot. Leader of Rogue Squadron.

41) Mace Windu - Jedi Council member and fierce combatant.

42) Darth Revan - A powerful sith and redeemed jedi that influenced future sith like Darth Bane.

43) Exar Kun - Ancient sith that years later nearly destroyed Luke Skywalker and his academy.

44) Darth Krayt - Former jedi A'Sharad Hett that ended up surviving to re-establish the One Sith.

45) Cade Skywalker - Descendent of Anakin and Luke with darkness and honor in his blood.

46) Bodo Baas - Descendant of Vodo Baas. Keeper of the Holocron of Jedi knowledge.

47) Kyp Durron - Jedi apprentice that went dark and caused destruction, then redeemed, went on to be a controversial Jedi Master.

48) Talon Karrde - Honorable leader of the Smuggler's Alliance. Routinely aided the Jedi.

49) Prince Xizor - Leader of criminal syndicate Black Sun.

50) Quinlan Vos - Jedi that skirted the edge between light and dark. Influential in infiltrating the separatists.

51) Darth Maul - The first sith anyone had seen in a millenium. Apprentice to Darth Sidious.

52) Ysanne Isard - Imperial Admiral. Enemy of Rogue Squadron.

53) Oppo Rancisis - Influential battle tactician and Jedi Council Member.

54) Bevel Lemelisk - Engineer of the death stars, darksaber, and other Imperial projects

55) Raith Sienar - Conceived the death star, member of influential Seinar spaceship building empire (Sienar Technologies), designer of the TIE fighter

56) Aurra Sing - Bounty hunter and Jedi killer.

57) Jerec - Fallen Dark Jedi hunted jedi and rebels

58) Kir Kanos - Crimson Guard super soldier who fought his own treacherous kind. Also used the bounty hunter alias Kenix Kil later.

59) Cal Omas - Long standing Chief of State. Essential in putting the galaxy back together after the Vong War.

60) Tenel Ka - Mother of Jacen Solo's child Allana. Queen Mother of Hapes Consotium and Jedi.

61) Nute Gunray - Neimoidian Trade Federation leader that paved the way for the return of the sith and the Clone Wars.

62) Tycho Celchu - Rebel hero and leader of Rogue Squadron for awhile.

63) Baron Soontir Fel - The top Imperial pilot that became a rogue for awhile before returning to the Chiss and the Empire under Thrawn

64) Gavin Darklighter - Member or Rogue Squadron that eventually became an Admiral

65) Wes Janson - Rebel hero and member of Rogue Squadron and Wraith Squadron

66) Aruk the Hutt - Aruk the Great. Leader of Besadii kajidic that amassed a great wealth through slave trade and spice smuggling.

67) Durga the Hutt - Ambitious Hutt that was the successor to Aruk. Also became a Black Sun Vigo.

68) Wullf Yularen - An Admiral in the Republic Navy during the Clone Wars, he went on to serve in the Imperial Security Bureau aboard the 1st Death Star.

69) Booster Terrik - Smuggler and helper of the Jedi. Used his captured Star Destroyer to transport, house, and back up the galactic republic

70) Winter Celchu - Friend and impersonator of Princess Leia. An spy and rebel agent also known as Targeter. Watched over Solo children when they were young.

71) Plo Koon - Influential Jedi Council member.

72) Ki Adi Mundi - Influential Jedi Council member.

73) Aayla Secura - For empowering female Twi'leks as more than dancing girls and for jumping from the pages of comics to the big screen, among other things.

74) Darth Plagueis - Master of Darth Sidious, master of midi-chlorian manipulation

75) Karness Muur - Creator of Muur Talisman which created army of mindless rakghouls and whose affects spanned the millenia.

76) General Grievous - Leader of the separatist droid army

77) K'Kruhk - Long lived jedi that shaped the paths of many through the period of Anakin, Luke, and his descendants Kol, and Cade.

78) Garm Bel Iblis - Corellian senator and military leader played a pivotal role in the defeat of Thrawn and the Vong, and the establishment of the New Republic

79) Thrackan Sal-Solo - Cousin of Han Solo that was responsible for the second Galactic Civil War. Obsessed with Centerpoint Station.

80) Lama Su - Prime Minister of Kamino and overseer of the creation of the clone army of the Republic

81) Sate Pestage - Long time advisor to Palpatine. Attempted to rule after his death.

82) Mandalore the Ultimate - Accepted multiple species into the Mandalorians, formed into the Neo-Crusaders, and began the Mandalorian Wars.

83) San Hill - Chairman of the InterGalactic Banking Clan that aligned with the Separatists

84) Wat Tambor - Leader of the Techno Union that helped fund and supply the Separatists.

85) Passel Argente - Magistrate of the Corporate Alliance that aligned with the Separatists

86) Poggle the Lesser - Archduke of Geonosis controlled droid factories that produced battle droids for the Separatists. Clone Wars began on Geonosis.

87) Shu Mai - President of the Commerce Guild that aligned with the Separatists.

88) Po Nudo - Aligned the Hyper-Communications Cartel with the Separatists.

89) Tikkes - Leader of the Quarren Isolation League that aligned with the Separatists during the Clone Wars

90) Raynar Thul - Jedi that became a Killik joiner and almost pulled several other Jedi to join him. Indirectly caused another war that nearly enveloped the galaxy.

91) Saba Sebatyne - Master Jedi that mentored several other Jedi inclucing Leia Organa Solo, and was an acting Grand Master of the order in Luke's absence.

92) T'ra Saa - Long lived Jedi Master that influenced Jedi matters from before the clone wars, into the era of Cade Skywalker.

93) Naga Sadow - Sith lord form the days of the first Sith Empire that had human and the Sith species blood. Led the Sith invasion into the Republic.

94) Freedon Nadd - Fallen Jedi that awakened Naga Sadow's spirit and became a Dark Lord of the Sith.

95) Tyber Zann - Crime lord the led his own faction known as the Zann Consortium. Expelled from the Imperial Academy and held a grudge.

96) Warlord Zsinj - Powerful post-Imperial Warlord that at the height of his power, controlled a third of the galaxy.

97) Sien Sovv - Sullustan Supreme Commander of the New Republic/Galactic Alliance Defense Force. Served on the first High Council organized by Cal Omas.

98) Darth Malgus - Sith Lord of the Old Republic that led an attack on Coruscant that destroyed to Jedi Temple and disgraced the Jedi.

99) Tor Vizsla - Founder of the Death Watch faction of the Mandalorians that started a Mandalorian civil war. His work continued by another of his clan, Pre Vizsla

100) Roan Fel - Head of the Moff Council after the 2nd Galactic Civil War. An Imperial Knight who attempted to ally the Empire with the Galactic Remnant and Jedi.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

100 Cool Star Wars Characters (that you may have missed)

Many of these are obscure to say the least, but they are cool just for being cool, weird, funny, or simply existing at all. Some of these have been written about quite a bit... others I'd love to read more about. Check them out at www.wookieepedia.com

1) Jaxxon
2) Amaiza Foxtrain
3) Wrenga Jixton
4) Tarfang
5) Moruth Doole
6) Ponc Gavrisom
7) Trioculus
8) Bar-Kooda
9) Ooroo
10) Ebrihim and Q9-X2
11) Micamberlecto
12) Kud'ar Mub'at
13) Dob and Del Moomo
14) D'harhan
15) Kapp Dendo
16) Talon Karrde
17) Jorj Car'das
18) Zonama Sekot
19) Vilmarh Grahrk
20) Mirax Terrik Horn
21) Bollux and Blue Max
22) Voort "Piggy" SaBinring
23) Vuffi Raa
24) Laa the Bouncer
25) Celot Ratua Dil
26) Hohass "Runt" Ekwesh
27) Plif the Hoojib
28) Waru
29) Xaverri
30) Shug Ninx
31) Kal'Falnl C'ndros
32) Charza Kwinn
33) Gundarks
34) Ikrit
35) Jaden Korr
37) Basilisk War Droids
38) The Killik
39) Umgullian Blobs (Racing)
40) Delva Racine
41) Zakarisz Ghent
42) Knife
43) Ysalamiri
44) Goran Beviin
45) Shadowspawn/Blackhole/ Cronal
46) Empatojayos Brand
47) Grand Moff Trachta
48) Booster Terrik
49) Belindi Kalenda
50) Wandrella
51) Zythmnr
52) Jon Antilles
53) Kiro
54) Barpotomous Drebble
55) Kueller
56) Khedryn Faal
57) Kell Douro
58) Master Thon
59) Ke Daiv
60) The Yinchorri
61) C-3PX
62) Beldon
63) Bafforr Trees
64) Tojjevvuk
65) Guri
66) Dash Rendar
67) Iella Wessiri Antilles
68) Droma
69) Senator Grebleips
70) Hachete (duelist elite droid)
71) Kinman Doriana
72) Cakhmaim and Meewalh
73) Rukh
74) Het Nkik
75) Khaleen Hentz
76) Republic Commando Boss
77) Republic Commando Sev
78) Republic Commando Scorch
79) Republic Commando Fixer
80) Kal Skirata
81) Kornell "Uli" Divini
82) Elegos A'Kla
83) K'Kruhk
84) Teneniel Djo
85) Garm Bel Iblis
86) Traest Kre'fey
87) Baron Soontir Fel
88) Jagged Fel
89) Gorc & Pic
90) Vandar Tokare
91) Gar Stazi
92) Ton Phanan
93) Nym
94) Ooryl Qrygg
95) Felucian Warriors
96) Sardu Sallowe
97) Muuurgh
98) Akku Seii
99) B'Dard Tone
100) Teek

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

100 Star Wars Villains

There are a lot of Bad Guys in the Star Wars Universe. (I consider most of the droids and clones to be just following orders and there are endless Imperial officers, so most didn't make the list.)

1) Darth Vader
2) Darth Tyranus
3) Darth Sidious
4) Darth Maul
5) Darth Krayt
6) Darth Nihilus
7) Darth Nihl
8) Darth Talon
9) Darth Maladi
10) Darth Sion
11) Darth Malak
12) Darth Revan
13) Darth Bane
14) Darth Zannah
15) Darth Plagueis
16) Darth Traya
17) Darth Maleval
18) Darth Stryfe
19) Darth Wyyrlok
20) Marka Ragnos
21) Naga Sadow
22) Freedon Nad
23) Exar Kun
24) Lumiya
25) Alema Rar
26) Lomi Plo
27) Asajj Ventress
28) General Grievous
29) Grand Moff Tarkin
30) Kueller
31) Darth Caedus
32) Xanatos
33) Granta Omega
34) Komari Vosa
35) Jabba the Hutt
36) Durga the Hutt
37) Gardulla the Hutt
38) Ziro the Hutt
39) Zorba the Hutt
40) Teroenza
41) Sebulba
42) Durge
43) Aurra Sing
44) Desann
45) Tavion
46) Nom Anor
47) Vergere
48) Overlord Shimrra
49) Tsavong Lah
50) Onimi
51) Jango Fett
52) Boba Fett
53) IG-88
54) Zuckuss
55) 4-LOM
56) Dengar
57) Bossk
58) Cradossk
59) Cad Bane
60) Zam Wesell
61) Grand Admiral Thrawn
62) Mandalore
63) Admiral Daala
64) Ysanne Isard
65) Sate Pestage
66) Hondo Ohnaka
67) Robonino
68) Warlord Zsinj
69) Carnor Jax
70) Crimson Jack
71) Garris Shrike
72) Baron Tagge
73) Valence
74) Wat Tambor
75) San Hill
76) Poggle the Lesser
77) Nute Gunray
78) Rune Haaku
79) Haazen
80) Chantique
81) Demagol
82) Volfe Karkko
83) Rakghoul
84) Voxyn
85) Firwirrung
86) Sh'tk'ith (Bluescale)
87) Gethzerion
88) Mother Talzin
89) Savage Oppress
90) Captain Cohl
91) Nil Spaar
92) Hethrir
93) Thrackan Sal-Solo
94) Prince Xizor
95) Big Gizz
96) Gamorrean Guards
97) Tyber Zann
98) Sise Fromm
99) Boc Aseca
100) Leonia Tavira

Monday, January 31, 2011

100 Jedi

There are way more than 100 jedi, but I'm listing (arguably) 100 of the most influential.
1) Luke Skywalker
2) Anakin Skywalker
3) Jacen Solo
4) Jaina Solo
5) Mara Jade Skywalker
6) Kyle Katarn
7) Corran Horn
8) Kyp Durron
9) Yoda
10) Mace Windu
11) Obi Wan Kenobi
12) Qui Gon Jinn
13) Vergere
14) Jocasta Nu
15) Count Dooku
16) Saba Sebatyne
17) Exar Kun
18) Raynar Thul
19) Anakin Solo
20) Tahiri Veila
21) Zekk
22) Tholme
23) Quinlan Vos
24) Kit Fisto
25) Ki Adi Mundi
26) Adi Gallia
27) Shaak Ti
28) Luminara Unduli
29) Eeth Koth
30) Agen Kolar
31) Dark Woman
32) Aayla Secura
33) Vodo Siosk Baas
34) Ood Bnar
35) T'ra Saa
36) Nomi Sunrider
37) Celeste Mourne
38) Ulic Qel-Droma
39) Sora Bulq
40) Oppo Rancisis
41) Yarael Poof
42) K'Kruhk
43) Zayne Carrick
44) Plo Koon
45) Evan Piell
46) Streen
47) Kirana Ti
48) Kam Solusar
49) Tionne Solusar
50) Kenth Hamner
51) Cin Drallig
52) Jorrus C'Boath
53) Rahm Kota
54) Master Thon
55) Acra Jeth
56) A'Sharad Hett
57) Ben Skywalker
58) Dass Jennir
59) Saesee Tiin
60) Ganner Rhysode
61) Alema Rar
62) Bastila Shan
63) Cade Skywalker
64) Lucien Draay
65) Lowbacca
66) Depa Billaba
67) Stass Allie
68) Yaddle
69) Tenel Ka
70) Dorsk 81
71) Cilghal
72) Ikrit
73) Callista
74) Leia Organa Solo
75) Ahsoka Tano
76) Sian Jiesel
77) Wolf Sazen
78) Siri Tachi
79) Voolvif Monn
80) Foul Moudama
81) Roron Corobb
82) Fi-ek Sirch
83) Barriss Offee
84) Master Zao
85) Jerec
86) Empatojayos Brand
87) Roan Shryne
88) Ferus Olin
89) Micah Giett
90) Sifo Dyas
91) Tsui Choi
92) Ylenic It'kla
93) Bant Eerin
94) Antinnis Tremayne
95) Brakiss
96) Qu Rahn
97) Nashta (Aurra Sing)
98) Thame Cerulian
99) Jax Pavan
100) Odan Urr

Saturday, January 29, 2011

100 Star Wars Ladies

You probably think there are only a few women in the Star Wars Universe. Well, some of them are more alien looking than others, but if that's what you thought ... you'd be wrong:
1) Padme Naberrie
2) Leia Organa Solo
3) Mara Jade Skywalker
4) Ysanne Isard
5) Natasi Daala
6) Winter Celchu
7) Iella Wessiri Antilles
8) Mirax Terrik Horn
9) Toryn Farr
10) Breha Organa
11) Greeata Jendowanian
12) Rystall Sant
13) Lyn Me
14) Oola
15) Shakka
16) Aayla Secura
17) Ann Gella
18) Tan Gella
19) Supi
20) Pampy
21) Corde
22) Sabe
23) Rabe
24) Eirtae
25) Mon Mothma
26) Jocasta Nu
27) Adi Gallia
28) Stass Allie
29) Depa Billaba
30) Yaddle
31) Sy Snootles
32) Leesub Sirln
33) Shmi Skywalker
34) Shira Brie
35) Bria Tharen
36) Asajj Ventress
37) Tenel Ka
38) Tahiri Veila
39) Jaina Solo
40) Bultar Swan
41) T'ra Saa
42) Tionne Solusar
43) Kirana Ti
44) Saba Sebatyne
45) Beru Whitesun Lars
46) Elscol Loro
47) Plourr Ilo
48) Ibtisam
49) Cilghal
50) Sheltay Retrac
51) Alema Rar
52) Callista Ming
53) Jolli (Marvel)
54) Dani (Marvel)
55) Shaak Ti
56) Luminara Unduli
57) Barriss Offee
58) Sly Moore
59) Sei Taria
60) Camie
61) Sian Jeisel
62) Ahsoka Tano
63) Cesi "Doc" Eirris
64) Shadday Potkin
65) Sarissa Jeng
66) Brea Tonnika
67) Senni Tonnika
68) Shada D'ukal
69) Tendra Risant Calrissean
70) Jarael
71) Chantique
72) Celeste Mourne
73) Koyi Mateil
74) Koyi Komad
75) Chi Eekway
76) Nyrat Agira
77) Immi Danoo
78) Charal
79) Ackmena
80) Manaroo
81) Sintas Vel
82) Ailyn Vel
83) Mirta Gev
84) Syal Antilles Fel
85) Danni Quee
86) Qwi Xux
87) An'ya Kuro "Dark Woman"
88) Hermione Bagwa
89) Deena Shan
90) Juno Eclipse
91) Maris Brood
92) Sigel Dare
93) Darth Talon
94) Darth Maladi
95) Darth Zannah
96) Taun We
97) Aurra Sing
98) Siri Tachi
99) Yarna D'al Gargan
100) Jes Gistang

Friday, January 28, 2011

Top 100 Star Wars Action Figure Sculpts

This blog is my opinion on sculpts for the Star Wars Action Figure Line. I've made some notes about where some of them are from (if I deemed it necessary). Some of these are older figures, but the sculpts are still some of the best that have ever been done. I imagine I've overlooked something somewhere, but here we go: (these are not in a specific order)
1) Ephant Mon
2) Hermi Odle
3) Darth Vader (Battle Damage) (TFU)
4) Pre-Cyborg Grievous
5) Luke Skywalker (McQuarrie)
6) Boba Fett (McQuarrie)
7) Darth Revan
8) Darth Nihilus (Evolutions)
9) Darth Nihl (Comic Pack)
10) Dark Trooper (B.A.D.)
11) Gamorrean Guard (2010/11 Vintage)
12) Jarael (Comic Pack)
13) Yoda & Kybuck
14) Giran (Legacy)
15) Nysad (Legacy)
16) Wooof (2010/11 Vintage)
17) Tusken Raider (VSTC)
18) Chewbacca (VOTC)
19) Luke Skywalker Snowspeeder Pilot
20) Secret Apprentice Sith Lord (Evolutions)
21) Amanin (Comic Pack)
22) Darth Talon (Comic Pack)
23) IG-88 (VTAC)
24) IG-88 (Concept)
25) Slave Leia (Legacy)
26) Snowtrooper (McQuarrie)
27) Starkiller Hero (McQuarrie)
28) Boba Fett (VOTC)
29) K'Kruhk
30) Dark Trooper Phase1
31) Endor Rebel (2010/11 Vintage)
32) Darth Maul (Evolutions)
33) Isabet Reau (Mandalorians)
34) Darth Vader (Evolutions)
35) Gragra
36) Jango Fett (Evolutions)
37) Darth Maul Concept (Comic Pack)
38) General Grievous (2010/11 Vintage)
39) Trinto Duaba & Dice Ibegon
40) Anakin (Battle Damage) ROTS
41) Mandalore (Evolutions)
42) Count Dooku (Evolutions)
43) Padme Arena (Evolutions)
44) Han Solo (VOTC)
45) R2-D2 (McQuarrie)
46) Chewbacca (McQuarrie)
47) Tri-Droid
48) Luke Pilot (VSTC)
49) Biker Scout (VSTC)
50) Rum Sleg
51) Shaak Ti (TFU)
52) Darth Krayt (Comic Pack)
53) Barriss Offee
54) Quinlan Vos (Comic Pack)
55) Asajj Ventress (Comic Pack)
56) Deliah Blue (Comic Pack)
57) Clone Emperor (Comic Pack)
58) Grand Moff Trachta (Comic Pack)
59) Tion Medon
60) Kit Fisto shirtless (Cartoon Network Clone Wars)
61) Zuckuss (Legacy)
62) Elis Helrot
63) Feltipern Trevagg
64) Captain Typho (Legacy)
65) Stormtrooper (VOTC)
66) Durge (Comic Pack)
67) A'Sharad Hett (Comic Pack)
68) Commander Gree
69) Yuuzhan Vong (Comic Pack)
70) Lumiya (Comic Pack)
71) Exar Kun (Comic Pack)
72) Felucian Rider
73) Clone Scuba Trooper
74) Oppo Rancisis
75) J'Quille
76) Poggle the Lesser
77) HK-47 (B.A.D.)
78) L8-L9 (B.A.D.)
79) Luminara Unduli
80) Kir Kanos (Comic Pack)
81) Vilmarh Grahrk (Comic Pack)
82) Tycho Celchu
83) Sigel Dare (Comic Pack)
84) Borssk Fey'lya (Comic Pack)
85) Graxol Kelvyyn
86) Rahm Kota
87) Tusken Raider Female
88) Ask Aak
89) Pote Snitkin
90) Coleman Trebor
91) Yarna D'al Gargan
92) Yoda (VOTC)
93) R2-D2 (VOTC)
94 T'raa Saa (Comic Pack)
95) Gen Grievous (Animated Cartoon Network Clone Wars)
96) Jacen Solo
97) Cesi "Doc" Eris (Evolutions)
98) Tsui Choi
99) Aayla Secura
100) Pablo Jill