* ExecutiveMeddling: Possibly why the game was shut down. SOE said they were interested in keeping Galaxies going, but allegedly EA demanded exclusivity on Star Wars MMO's from LucasArts.
** Also a large part of the reason why the painting ''Victorious Reign'' got second place in the contest and thus banned from the live servers. To put it simply, the poster depicted a Stormtrooper [[UnfortunateImplications giving a pose that's too similar to the "Heil Hitler salute" and having a red background with a black thunderbolt that resembled the logo for the S.S.]]