The Art and Making of Star Wars: The Old Republic

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Star Wars fans the world over are buzzing in anticipation of what promises to be a defining moment in the history of multiplayer online gaming: the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic. The game follows the escalating war between the Jedi and the Sith thousands of years before the events of the Star Wars films, and its innovative design allows players to choose sides and help shape the history of the galaxy. This gorgeous, full-color volume features the detailed art behind this highly anticipated release from ...
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Overview

Star Wars fans the world over are buzzing in anticipation of what promises to be a defining moment in the history of multiplayer online gaming: the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic. The game follows the escalating war between the Jedi and the Sith thousands of years before the events of the Star Wars films, and its innovative design allows players to choose sides and help shape the history of the galaxy. This gorgeous, full-color volume features the detailed art behind this highly anticipated release from BioWare and LucasArts. With character sketches, interviews, and artwork featuring the game s new weapons, starships, and previously unexplored worlds, The Art and Making of Star Wars: The Old Republic is the ultimate chronicle of the newest Star Wars experience.
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LucasArt's Star Wars: The Old Republic online multi-player video game was first announced in 2008 and ever since then, gamers have been eagerly watching for release date while they pick up clues in trailers, novels, comic books, and fan blog rumblings. This coffee table pictorial displays Old Republic characters, vehicles, and scenes of in vivid, colorful artistry while presenting the inside story of its creation by hundreds of elite professionals. A dazzling tribute to one of the most avidly anticipated games of the near future.

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"The format is unique, drawing you into this collection with ease almost like you are watching a story unfold. Highlighted with poignant writing and dynamic font usage, the layouts are equally compelling to the content itself. 4 out of 5. " - The Daily Blam!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811875004
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 11/16/2011
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 620,648
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Frank Parisi is an editor at Lucasfilm, Ltd. He was the co-author of The Art of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, editor of Star Wars Insider magazine, project editor of The Art and Making of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, and has contributed numerous articles to GamePro and ALARM magazines.

Daniel Erickson is writing director for BioWare's Austin, Texas studio. He began his gaming career as an intern with Next Generation magazine and is currently lead writer for Star Wars: The Old Republic.

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  • Posted August 19, 2011

    reading thru the book.

    i would be so happy and excited that i will be reading thru the book of SWTOR: THE ART AND MAKING OF. The art should be interesting.

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  • Posted November 24, 2011

    Impressive artwork and character development

    The development part of the game was pretty interesting, but the great part of this book was the artwork. The development of every character and creature was very cool. Great for any video game fan and Star Wars fan alike.

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