Your Lightsaber

Your Lightsaber

Postby Mark » Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:24 am

So, you are suddenly a Jedi, Dark Jedi, or Sith and need to build your lightsaber. You have all the building materials needed to construct whatever weapon you want. Describe your lightsaber of choice.

I'd of course be a Jedi. I'd construct two lightsabers.

1. A full sized one for my main hand with a black blade, with a safety to deactivate the blade if I'm disarmed.
2. A short weapon for my off hand with a purple blade, with a blade lock to be thrown if needed, and an option to extend the blade to full size if needed.

What would you make?
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:59 pm

A Jedi, with a guard around the emitter. Standard length for the thing, methinks. Oh, and it'd be waterproof.
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby Mikey » Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:02 pm

I was fooling around with this idea a long time ago for an RPG char. If we are considering all of SW canon, here's what I came up with (for a Jedi, albeit one perhaps more gray than most.) It would be for practitioner of Form V, practiced in both shien and djem so:

The crystal would be a Krayt dragon pearl, giving the blade a pearlescent color, with a lens of stygium crystal adding a pale violet tint. The emitter would be flush-mounted with a double blade shroud. A back-up power cell would be included in the pommel, and it would use a bifurcating whatever-the-hell which is the circuitry to allow the blade to be ignited underwater (you never know.) I had thought of the idea of a dual-phase lightsaber, but even ones that aren't dual-phase still have a blade length adjustment.
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby Tholian_Avenger » Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:35 am

Can I just duct tape mine to the underside of a blaster muzzle?
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby Mikey » Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:49 am

Tholian_Avenger wrote:Can I just duct tape mine to the underside of a blaster muzzle?


"So... uncivilized." :P
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby mwhittington » Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:33 am

Ever since reading about Exar Kun, I liked the idea of a dual-bladed lightsaber, or saber staff, made all the more popular by Ep. 1, so I'd make mine like that, except with citrine (orange) blades, with the ability to decouple to become 2 lightsabers, for better use in close quarters or if I only need one, or if one malfunctions.
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby Foxbat » Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:11 am

I would be well trained in telekinesis, so the off/on switch would be inside the hilt so only I could turn it off and on as I decide.

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The hilt would be camouflage colored, and the blade would have a dimmer switch, so as to not spook the Rancors while I'm huntin' Sith.

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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby Jim » Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:40 pm

Mark wrote:1. A full sized one for my main hand with a black blade, with a safety to deactivate the blade if I'm disarmed.


With lightsaber fighting "disarmed" takes on a whole new meaning...
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby Nutso » Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:29 pm

I am a coward. Give me a sabre that puts out a white flag.
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby Mikey » Tue Mar 06, 2012 7:17 pm

Or, you could go for the cheap laugh:

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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:00 pm

I want a blaster rifle that shoots out ignited lightsabers! :happydevil:
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby Deepcrush » Fri Mar 09, 2012 5:47 am

So in one page we went from make your own lightsaber to make your own jedi to make your own jedi joke. I think that's a record even for us.
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:23 pm

Wasn't a tread derailed in the second post?
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby Deepcrush » Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:05 pm

Third, Mikey.
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Re: Your Lightsaber

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:22 pm

Ah, thank you. :) So, a full page to begin rambling? Small taters. ;)
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