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12.04.2012 , 08:00 AM | #3
Quote: Originally Posted by Anonemous View Post
1. What is the meaning of "ooine" as found in the planet names Tatooine and Dantooine? Does it have some sort of cultural significance? What about Mos Espa and Mos Eisley. Seams allot like names such as San Francisco or Los Vegas.

2. Hyperspace regulations. Is there such thing? Whats to prevent a ship from blasting into a planet and causing a mass extinction? Or if a ship is coming out of hyperspace above a highly trafficked planet such as Courscant. What rules or regulations are preventing it from hitting another ship?

3. So far each planet we go to in Star Wars seems to have only one main environment, government, and culture dominating the entire planet? Are their any exceptions? How about planets with multiple nations and cultures like earth, or whose denizens are still in a early prehistoric era, living like cavemen. What about a planets who's life is still primitive, like ours in the Mesozoic eras or Precambrian eras.

4. What are the Religions like in Star Wars? Is there only the force? What about gods, do they have any? Do they have their own mythology's like we do? Or is all the hype on the Sith and Jedi?
1.) Taken straight from Wookieepedia: "In the Star Wars universe, planet names ending in the "-ooine" suffix are quite common; examples include Minntooine, Dantooine, Kinooine, Klatooine and Vactooine. This is similar to the "-astan" in Asia."

2.) Yes. That's why Han made such a big deal about putiing in hyperspace coordinants. You can't just steer a ship towards the core and say "Courscant is that way!" and zoom off, plowing through worlds. Also, mapping new hyperspace routes is probably the most dangerous job in the galaxy, seeing as you could very well go into a star. Which is why only certain routes are used, because they're known to be safe. As for the traffic stuff, I'm sure there is, but I don't know how it works.

3.) Glee Aslem, the Nautolian's homeworld, has two different species of aliens living on it, if that's what you mean. Voss has two different cultures as well. But as far as biomes.... Carida. That's the only one I can think of.

4.) Trandoshan, Mirialan, Nightsisters.... but yes, the main one is the Force.