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ElfWord
11 November 2002, 12:15 PM
Would anyone like to help me catalogue all named ships in the NJO books? It's a big project, and it'd be great to have some help. There's just not enough reference material out there for people to use, and I know I would love to have something like this to use when I'm making my campaigns. I'd want to go through each NJO book and write down the names of each ship mentioned in it, all the info about it, what book it is from, and its last known operational status. Ideally I'd like to assign 1 book to each person if enough people sign on to help. Anyone who has Adobe Acrobat Writer would be a great help too.
If you're interested in helping out, post a reply or send me a PM listing what books you have, and how much time you have to work on this project, as well as what you're willing to do. People will e-mail their entries in to me, I'll compile them and organize them in Word format, and hopefully be able to send it to someone with Adobe Acrobat Writer.
Let the sign-ups begin!

Iain Kysler, Jedi Apprentice
11 November 2002, 12:40 PM
Aye caramba! 8o

Okay...I'll try and do this by Class...

Free Lance, Modified Nebulon-B-class Escort Frigate
Dark Tide I: Onslaught

Ralroost, Bothan Assault Cruiser
Dark Tide I: Onslaught

Ranger, Prototype of Ranger-class gunship (Hey, there's gotta be one...)
Vector Prime

Mediator, MC100 Heavy Cruiser
Vector Prime

Unknown Viscount/Strident-class Star Defender
Vector Prime

Corusca Rainbow, Interdictor Cruiser
Dark Tide II: Ruin

Protector, Victory-class Star Destroyer
Dark Tide II: Ruin

Corusca Fire, Victory-class Star Destroyer
Dark Tide I: Onslaught

Chimaera, Imperial-II-class Star Destroyer
Dark Tide II: Ruin

Relentless, Imperial-(II?)-class Star Destroyer
Dark Tide II: Ruin

Errant Venture, Modified Imperial-II-class Star Destroyer
Dark Tide II: Ruin
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Those are all the Capital ships, I think...smaller ships, well...here we go...

Dalliance, YT-1200 Light Freighter
Dark Tide I: Onslaught

Millenium Falcon, HEAVILY Modified YT-1300 Light Freighter
Vector Prime

Merry Miner, Modified Ice-mining Vessel
Vector Prime

Lost Hope, Light Freighter (unknown class)
Dark Tide II: Ruin

Best Chance, Light Freigher/Shuttle (unknown class)
Dark Tide II: Ruin

Jade Saber, Custom-built Transport (I think Luke built it...)
Vector Prime & Dark Tide I: Onslaught

Fond Memory, Lambda-class Shuttle
Dark Tide II: Ruin

Okay. Just finished editing it. Better?

ElfWord
11 November 2002, 02:38 PM
Iain, I'm thinking more along the lines of each person being assigned a book or two, then them listing the ships, info about the ships, and the books they can be found in.

Vreel Kudarin
12 November 2002, 10:01 AM
EDIT

ElfWord
12 November 2002, 12:12 PM
Iain, that's better, but I still think you're missing the point here. I want people to contact me, let me know which books they have, I'll assign them a book, and then they write entries for each named ship(see the entry at the end of this post), put them all together and send them to me in an e-mail. Otherwise, things will be too hard to keep track of as 10 different people start listing names of ships they know of from different books.

Vreel, I appreciate your eagerness to help, but it's against holonet policy to post published material. Also, by NJO books, I mean the stories, not the sourcebook. And I'm not really looking for stats.

Here's an example entry:

Name: Record Time
Class: Armed Troop Transport
Book From: Rebel Dream, by Aaron Alliston
This ship brought Lando Calrissian and his droid soldiers as well as living soldiers to Borleias after the evacuation from Coruscant. It sustained heavy damage from a Yuuzhan Vong rakamat after landing and unloading troops.

Now obviously, some ships such as the Millenium Falcon or Errant Venture will have much longer entries, as well as more lsitings under "Book From".

I hope this clears some things up. Sorry for the confusion.

EmprorsHand03
12 November 2002, 04:13 PM
ElfWord, I would be glad to assist you with this project you wish to undertake. I have all of the books in the NJO series. Assign me whichever you wish I'm a fan of all of them.:D

Marusame
13 November 2002, 10:02 AM
Yeah sure, I'll help out.

I can get ahold of any of the books, but currently only have the Dark Tide series in my possesion. Go ahead and assign me any you want to as getting them is easy.

ElfWord
13 November 2002, 12:09 PM
Marusame, Emperorshand, thank you both for helping out. I'm currently working on the Enemy Lines duology.
Marusame, if you could do the Dark Tide series that would be great.
EmperorsHand, do you think you could do Star by Star? That's one of the few NJO books I do not have.
Also, do either of you have access to the e-book Ylesia?
Thanks again for the help!

EmprorsHand03
14 November 2002, 05:42 PM
Yeah, I can do Star by Star, no problem. Sorry, I don't have the e-book Ylesia though.

ElfWord
14 November 2002, 06:00 PM
Thanks! I have finished Rebel Stand and Rebel Dream, and I am now working on Vector Prime.

ElfWord
21 November 2002, 05:46 PM
Emperor's Hand, Marusame, how's the progress you guys are making?
Also, is there truly no one else out there who wishes to help?

EmprorsHand03
22 November 2002, 05:40 AM
I'm still working on Star by Star I'm halfway done now. I will PM the list to you as soon as I finish.

ElfWord
25 November 2002, 11:31 AM
Great! I'm done with Vector Prime, moving on to Balance Point. If anyone else is interested in helping, let me know!

Strike_Leader
4 December 2002, 08:00 AM
I would be willing to help. The only books I don't have are the Agents of Chaos series, Dark Journey, or Ylesia. I you want I just got Destiny's Way today and was about to start reading it.

Marusame
4 December 2002, 10:39 AM
Shikies, I completly forgot about this thread. I'm sososososososo sorry.

I'll get it done soon, I promise.

8o 8o 8o

ElfWord
4 December 2002, 07:01 PM
Marusame, it's ok. I've had some delays myself but I am still making progress.
Strike_Leader, if you could do Destiny's Way that would be great!

Jerome Leavy
5 December 2002, 02:12 PM
Originally posted by Marusame
Shikies, I completly forgot about this thread. I'm sososososososo sorry.

I'll get it done soon, I promise.

8o 8o 8o

I can volunteer as well, if you're interested. I am only missing "Recovery" and "Destiny's Way."

Just tell me what you want......

ElfWord
5 December 2002, 06:21 PM
After replying to Jerome's e-mail, he is now taking care of Traitor.

Jedi Master Talon
9 December 2002, 09:58 AM
I'll help the only books I don't is Hero's trial and Destiny's Way. So I can help Elfwood.:)

ElfWord
9 December 2002, 11:30 AM
That's ElfWord, and if you could do the Edge of Victory duology that would help immensely.

Jedi Master Talon
10 December 2002, 09:47 AM
Alright. sorry about the name Elfword. I'm new at this. Alright I'll have some by the end of the week or even tomorrow.

Jedi Master Talon
11 December 2002, 10:01 AM
Elfword I'm half way done with Conquest and I've got a couple ships written down. You'll have something by Thursday. B)

Mhatt the Soldier
11 December 2002, 07:51 PM
I'd like to help, but I only have Destiny's Way, and that's being taken care of by Strike_Leader. However, I know that our public library has some NJO books, so maybe I can look into that. For all I know, the library has every book except Agents of Chaos, Traitor, and Recovery. I'l check that out, and you can tell me if you want me to do any of the books.

ElfWord
12 December 2002, 08:12 AM
You can choose which books you want to do if you'll look over the thread and see what's already been taken. Just let me know what you are doing.

Jerome Leavy
12 December 2002, 09:49 AM
Originally posted by ElfWord
After replying to Jerome's e-mail, he is now taking care of Traitor.

Elfword, I am in the process of grading papers........I will be on top of the Traitor info starting this coming Wednesday. Semester grades are a pain........sorry for the delay!:(

Jedi Master Talon
12 December 2002, 10:03 AM
Elfword just got finished with Conquest so here's what I've got.

Pride of Thela- a rescue ship, which is a space yacht, Heavily modified to suit it's needs.

Errant Venture- Only Star destoyer ever stolen by a smuggler. Not well equipped for battle but still packs a punch. The ship is captained by smuggler named Booster Terrik. Has Casionos and is a self contained enviorment. Only Star Destoryer to be painted Red.

Wild Karrde- Modified space Transport to suit the Smuggler/ Information brokers needs. Used to transport the jedi students from Yavin 4 to the Errants Venture. Captianed By Talon Karrde.

Jade Shadow- Mra Jade's personal ship. Flown to find Booster by Jaina Solo.

Rouge8
12 December 2002, 06:45 PM
I can help out with any of the books. I probably can't get one to myself, but I still will help.

Rouge8
12 December 2002, 06:50 PM
For all I know, the library has every book except Agents of Chaos, Traitor, and Recovery. I'l check that out, and you can tell me if you want me to do any of the books.

Mhatt, they don't have Recovery. Recovery is an E-book and only available on-line. Our library also does not have Ylesia, as that is another E-book.

Also, I have pdf995, so if we put everything into a word document, from there I can create a PDF!

Rouge8
12 December 2002, 06:51 PM
I have one quetion. For Book Listings, do we put only NJO books?

ElfWord
13 December 2002, 04:33 AM
Yes, please put only NJO books in the book listing.
Jerome, I also have midterms so don't worry about it. I'm in no hurry.
Jedi Master Talon, thank you for your efforts but I have two comments.
1. I need more detail. I want to know about the important events each ship is involved in, what it does when it is mentioned, what kind of ship it is. See my example I posted earlier in the thread.

The second one is for everyone:
DO NOT POST THE DESCRIPTIONS HERE IN THE THREAD!!
Sorry for the all caps but I hope to avoid having this happen again. Don't think that I'm picking on you J.M. Talon, this has happened before. There's no use in creating a supplement in a pdf or a doc if people can just come to the thread and find the info. Whenever someone is done with their book(s), please e-mail me the descriptions at jhneely@mccallie.org

Keep up the good work everybody, I appreciate all the help!

Vanger Chevane
30 December 2002, 04:59 PM
Either Warlord Harrsk or Teradoc had a fleet of red Victory-class SD's. Mentioned in one of the novels where Daala was trying to make an Imperial Combine.

She managed to swing Admiral Pellaeon from serving one of the Warlords aboard a red Vic to her camp, taking either Harrsk or Krennel prisoner in the process.

Sometime after that novel, Pellaeon then went on the become the head of the remaining Imperial Military.


It is mentioned that the red color was an artifact of the alloys used in construction, rather than paint, but it stands that the Errant Venture (Captured by Booster, who was working with Wedge Antilles & the ex-Rogues from Ysanne Isard in X-Wing: The Bacta War, and assisted in its capture by the appearance of Pash Cracken's A-Wing Squadron) is by far not the only red SD in existance.


It does stand out as the only privately owned Star Destroyer in existence. Booster took formal ownership of the Impstar Deuce after the battle for Thyferra, with the advice of Talon Karrde, much to General Cracken's dismay and frustration. It is considered that Booster's arrival at Thyferra with that Star Destroyer, and carrying NR snubfighter squadrons, had a significant impact on taking out the Lusankya and turning the tide of battle.

During the YV era, after the Vong invaded Yavin 4, the Errant Venture is home to the Jedi Academy. This includes Kam Solusar, Tionne, & Booster's own grandson, Valin Horn.

It is also plausible that at this time, the EV was refitted with a full complement of weaponry either fully or in part by the beleagured NR, but no conclusive data is available.

Nova Spice
25 January 2003, 12:46 PM
It is also plausible that at this time, the EV was refitted with a full complement of weaponry either fully or in part by the beleagured NR, but no conclusive data is available.

Actually, it isn't until the Enemy Lines duology that the Errant Venture finally receives a full complement of weaponry. Its part of Wedge Antilles elaborate plan against the Vong during the seige of Borleias.

Anyway, back to your project! I once attempted this, but I became frustrated when I found there were so many ships that had the same name. Its sort of a personal gripe for me, but that's all in the past and I'm basically just rambling now..... :D :p

Vanger Chevane
26 January 2003, 12:46 PM
I'd forgotten about reading that, and was kinda caught up in a "Jane's All the Galaxy: Starships" mood when posting.

Aaron B'Aviv
27 March 2003, 01:04 PM
The EV was completely refitted as part of the deal made between Booster and General Bel Iblis in Vision of the Future. Bel Iblis wanted to use the EV to masquerade as an Imperial ship on his data raid, and Booster pointed out that it would only be believable if the ship had the full complement of weapons.

Soliar
2 April 2003, 05:41 PM
HI, I am kinda new here but if there are any books that do not have someone working on then I would be happy to. Although I only own Ruin, Rebirth, Dark Journey, Rebel Dream, Rebel Stand, Traitor, Destiny's Way, and Remanant my local library has mutiple copies of most of the books (and i am one of the like 10 people who check them out).

I would be happy to assist.

ElfWord
13 April 2003, 07:17 AM
That's great Soliar! It's good to have some new blood in this project. I'd go ahead and do Remnant. Thanks!

Soliar
18 April 2003, 06:37 AM
No problem. I will begin work on Remanant as soon as possible.

Thanks for allowing me to participate:)

wolverine
18 April 2003, 03:06 PM
Just wonderin' where you guys are at, on this project? And where it will eventually be posted???

ElfWord
20 April 2003, 09:24 AM
Wolverine, to be perfectly honest you would probably be able to finish this before us if you did it yourself. I'm working on a variety of things, and many of those who originally said they would help never sent their work to me. After the USB is completed, I'll probably put a week's worth of intensive work into this project and get it completed. Until then it's up to whoever else decides to work on this project to get it completed. If they do manage to get it all done, then I will take time to edit it and PDF it.

Darthspectre84
9 June 2003, 02:27 AM
Well these are some ships i got:

Pride of Selonia Frigate (NR) = Force Heretic Remanant
Escort to the Millenium Falcon to locate planets that have been cut from communication after the destruc tion of the NR. Twin Sun Squadron flies as escort and the ship has participated in conflicts around the planets Galantos and Bakura.

Imperial Star Destroyer Superior = Force Heretic Remanant
Imperial Stardestroyer that participated in the defense of Imperial territory.

Imperial Star Destroyer Chimera = Force Heretic Remanant
Participated in the defense of Bastion, under the command of Grand Admiral Pelleaon. Recieved heavy damage and the crew were forced to abandon ship after the loss of Bastion.

Imperial Frigate Widowmaker = Force Heretic Remanant
Imperial Frigate that served as liason with the Galactic Alliance represenatives of the Jade Sabre. Has agrred to help the Jade Sabre in its quest in the Unknown Regions.

Ssi Ruu Firrinree Planetary Assault Cruiser = Force Heretic Refugee
Ssi Ruu Sh'ner-class Planetary Assault Carrier that was involved in the subterfueg to capture the planet Bakura aka Xwhee. The attempt falied and the Ssi Ruu surrenderred after the P'Weck Swarm battle droids rebelled.

Ssi Ruu Errinangika Planetary Assault Cruiser = Force Heretic Refugee
Ssi Ruu Sh'ner-class Planetary Assault Carrier that was involved in the subterfueg to capture the planet Bakura aka Xwhee. The attempt falied and the Ssi Ruu surrenderred after the P'Weck Swarm battle droids rebelled.

i remember these from what i just red :)

ElfWord
12 June 2003, 10:39 AM
Darthspectre84, thank you for your contribution, but if you go back and read the whole thread, you'll see that the project is looking for detailed descriptions of the ships as well as their names and the books they appear in.

Darthspectre84
14 June 2003, 04:44 AM
Made an adit of the post. Will try to do more.

ElfWord
15 June 2003, 04:57 PM
Thanks for the work, my other suggestion is to try and do a spellcheck before posting them. Thanks!

Master Bob
8 August 2003, 05:50 PM
Wow.
No one has posted here for a while.
Is the project still going on?:?

ElfWord
5 September 2003, 11:21 AM
The project continues, but it's not very high on the priority list. My involvement with larger and also more helpful (in my opinion) projects has pushed this one very far back. Once all of the other projects are completed, or once the NJO series is completely finished, this project will likely move up on the priority list.

Until then, everyone is still more than welcome to continue to contribute.

Talos
10 February 2004, 01:14 PM
I'd like to help. I have all the NJO books except for Star by Star and any E-Book but Ylesia. I would prefer to do the ships in either The Final Prophecy or The Unifying Force.

farr0095
10 February 2004, 06:12 PM
Let me extend a great big Holonet Welcome to you! Glad you can join us. Grab some lum or blue milk (your choice) and stay a while. You're bound to find the friendliest forums on the 'Net. You seem to have jumped right in and volunteered, and that's a great start. Glad to have you aboard.

Now, on with the show...


Originally posted by Talos
I'd like to help. I have all the NJO books except for Star by Star and any E-Book but Ylesia.

If you haven't heard, you can download Ylesia for free from Star Wars.com (http://www.starwars.com/eu/news/2003/08/news20030826.html).

Talos
11 February 2004, 03:16 AM
Ugh I was tired when I wrote that. I meant that the only E Book I have is Ylesia.

S/Sgt Adera
8 April 2004, 08:16 PM
Hey, I'm new to this forum, and would like to do whatever possible to help with this project. I just got Unifying Force a while ago and would like to research that novel if possible.

Wedge in Red2
14 April 2004, 04:41 AM
Originally posted by S/Sgt Adera
Hey, I'm new to this forum, and would like to do whatever possible to help with this project. I just got Unifying Force a while ago and would like to research that novel if possible.

Hi S/Sgt Adera. I think this project is on a bit of a break at th moment - Elfword posted something back in September indicating he's working on other projects and this one is low on his priority list. But thanks for the entusiasm, and welcome to the Holonet! I'm sure the organisers of the project will get in contact when it starts to progress...

Cheers,

Jon

Nova Spice
1 July 2004, 04:58 PM
Just want to provide an update for this project. While I'm not on the list of those actually working on this, I am currently developing a Revised New Jedi Order Sourcebook.

With that in mind, I'm currently in the process of filing through all the NJO novels in preparation for working on the starships section of the RNJOSB. When I'm finished, I'd be happy to post a listing of all ships and their respective descriptions. :)

Wedge in Red2
16 May 2005, 12:15 PM
There's been no movement on this thread in nearly a year (okay, ten months). In the interest of clearing things off the top of this forum, I'm considering un-sticky-ing it, unless I hear any major objections.

So, any objections?

Jon
Moderator

Darth_Xanthor
17 May 2005, 11:35 PM
damn.,....i never realized that there wer so many seperate ships.


I just started to read the NJO. I just finished the Jedi Accademy trilogy and i was highly dissapointed...in reality....nothing significant happened


but that's just my opionion

PsychoInfiltrator
4 September 2005, 03:05 PM
No objections, Wedge. If fact...

please do...