Colbert Has Sold Me on the Crossguard Saber

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Colbert Has Sold Me on the Crossguard Saber

Post by Halomek » Tue Dec 02, 2014 3:28 pm

Props to Shag for posting this on his Facebook: http://thecolbertreport.cc.com/videos/u ... ontroversy

The man makes some good points. I'm seriously onboard with the crossguard saber now. I hope that's how Lucasfilm decides they actually work.

I might even start using the term "Menage à Sabre" even though it makes no sense in French without "Trois". :oldrazz:
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Re: Colbert Has Sold Me on the Crossguard Saber

Post by Shaggy » Tue Dec 02, 2014 3:33 pm

Why thank you lol

Just at the end when he completely nerds out is one of the best things ever!
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Re: Colbert Has Sold Me on the Crossguard Saber

Post by Halomek » Tue Dec 02, 2014 3:35 pm

The whole segment was great. :D
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Post by Shaggy » Tue Dec 02, 2014 3:45 pm

Completely agree. :lightsaber:

We need an Emoji with the new saber design
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Re: Colbert Has Sold Me on the Crossguard Saber

Post by Cadden » Tue Dec 02, 2014 5:49 pm

Love the explanation. Let's see how it pans out.

There's a circulating rumor(?) that another trailer will be released with Avengers 2. Can't say I'm wholly surprised, but yet another reason to go see it, if true. :)
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Post by Halomek » Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:04 pm

Well now I'll have to see Avengers 2, I GUESS. :oldrazz:
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Re: Colbert Has Sold Me on the Crossguard Saber

Post by Red Dragon » Sat Dec 06, 2014 12:00 pm

thats actually a really good explanation. awesome
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Re: Colbert Has Sold Me on the Crossguard Saber

Post by Coal » Sat Dec 06, 2014 6:16 pm

Kinda sad so many Star Wars fans thought the hilt was a bad design. Colbert has good logic there.

Also, a real fan would remember cortosis/phrik/beskar/dozen other lightsaber resistant materials the hilt could be made of.
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Re: Colbert Has Sold Me on the Crossguard Saber

Post by Red Dragon » Sat Dec 06, 2014 7:48 pm

Coal wrote:Kinda sad so many Star Wars fans thought the hilt was a bad design. Colbert has good logic there.

Also, a real fan would remember cortosis/phrik/beskar/dozen other lightsaber resistant materials the hilt could be made of.
Thats what i thought the hilt might have been made of.
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Post by Cadden » Sat Dec 06, 2014 9:45 pm

... Everyone tends to forget how big a Star Wars nerd Abrams is. I'm fairly confident that the pointed flaws were already considered before they settled on this design.
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Re: Colbert Has Sold Me on the Crossguard Saber

Post by Coal » Sun Dec 07, 2014 12:58 pm

Cadden wrote:... Everyone tends to forget how big a Star Wars nerd Abrams is. I'm fairly confident that the pointed flaws were already considered before they settled on this design.
Agreed.
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