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* EvilBrit: In true Star Wars tradition. In fact, one Imperial is labeled in the credits as "Smarmy British Palpatine Ally".
* EvilKnockoff: Subverted. One campaign mission pits you against your clone brothers, but in this case, ''you'' are the one fighting for an oppressive regime, and the clones you fight against are simply defending their homeworld from Imperial oppression.


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* EvilBrit: In true Star Wars tradition. In fact, one Imperial is labeled in the credits as "Smarmy British Palpatine Ally".
* EvilKnockoff: Subverted. One campaign mission pits you against your clone brothers, but in this case, ''you'' are the one fighting for an oppressive regime, and the clones you fight against are simply defending their homeworld from Imperial oppression.


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* ExplosiveStupidity: It's hilariously common for AI troopers to blow themselves up by throwing grenades at enemy tanks... which they happen to be standing right next to.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Due to coming out fairly soon after Episode III and before [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars The Clone Wars]] and other works really fleshed out the era, there are some oddities in the game:
** The Republic's bomber is the V-Wing, which in both Disney Canon and Legends was a nimble interceptor like the A-Wing, and couldn't even carry bombs.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Due to coming out fairly soon after Episode III ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' and before [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars ''[[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars The Clone Wars]] Wars]]'' and other works really fleshed out the era, there are some oddities in the game:
** The Republic's bomber is the V-Wing, which in both Disney Canon canon and Legends ''[[Franchise/StarWarsLegends Legends]]'' was a nimble interceptor like the A-Wing, and couldn't even carry bombs.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Due to coming out fairly soon after Episode III and before [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars The Clone Wars]] and other works really fleshed out the era, there are some oddities in the game:
** The Republic's bomber is the V-Wing, which in both Disney Canon and Legends was a nimble interceptor like the A-Wing, and couldn't even carry bombs.
** The 501st fights on Utapau, when in the films it was only the 212th Attack Battalion there. This opens up a plot hole, as it means that they somehow teleport from Utapau (which is in the Outer Rim) to Coruscant before Order 66 was issued, despite them having been on Utapau the day Grevious was killed, which was the same day Order 66 was executed.


** While playing as Han Solo on a map other than Mos Eisley Assault, your Imperial opponents will occasionally exclaim "It's Han Solo! And he's shooting first! That's not fair!"
** When playing as Jango Fett, the clones may say, "It's Jango Fett! [[Film/AttackOfTheClones And he's brought his head!]]

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** While playing as Han Solo on a map other than Mos Eisley Assault, your Imperial opponents will occasionally exclaim "It's Han Solo! [[Film/ANewHope And he's shooting first! That's not fair!"
fair!]]"
** When playing as Jango Fett, the clones may say, "It's Jango Fett! [[Film/AttackOfTheClones And he's brought his head!]]head!]]"


* BeamSpam: The purpose of Auto-Turrets, mounted on capital ships and frigates, is to provide screening fire that will cut down any fighters or transports that come too close. A decent pilot can usually get through them, but it's generally best to take out the frigates from afar before bringing a bomber into the fray. Furthermore, the Auto-Turrets are controlled by a mainframe inside the enemy ship that can be destroyed to disable them entirely.

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* BeamSpam: The purpose of Auto-Turrets, mounted on capital ships and frigates, is to provide screening fire that will cut down any fighters or transports that come too close. A decent pilot can usually get through them, but it's generally best to take out the frigates from afar before bringing a bomber an interceptor into the fray. Furthermore, the Auto-Turrets are controlled by a mainframe inside the enemy ship that can be destroyed to disable them entirely.



** The basic trooper for each faction. Most of the fighting in the game involves shooting infantry, and all the basic troopers feature blaster rifles designed just for that, featuring high magazines and fast fire

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** The basic trooper for each faction. Most of the fighting in the game involves shooting infantry, and all the basic troopers feature blaster rifles designed just for that, featuring high magazines and fast firefire.
* CallBack:
** While playing as Han Solo on a map other than Mos Eisley Assault, your Imperial opponents will occasionally exclaim "It's Han Solo! And he's shooting first! That's not fair!"
** When playing as Jango Fett, the clones may say, "It's Jango Fett! [[Film/AttackOfTheClones And he's brought his head!]]



* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: Enemy fighters in space battles can turn on a dime and seem to have a 180-degree firing arc, meaning they can hit you even if they're barely pointing in your direction. [[TropesAreTools Of course, players usually fly chaotically enough that they'd be impossible to hit otherwise]].

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* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: Enemy fighters in space battles can turn on a dime and seem to have a 180-degree firing arc, arc for all of their weapons, including bombs and lock-on missiles, meaning they can hit you even if they're barely pointing in your direction. [[TropesAreTools [[EnforcedTrope Of course, players usually fly chaotically enough that they'd be impossible to hit otherwise]].



* CurbStompBattle: From a story perspective, the 501st utterly eviscerate the Rebels on Yavin[[note]]particularly notable since they have been [[BackFromTheBrink reduced to a pair of Star Destroyers]] against the entire Rebel armada[[/note]] and Hoth.

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* CurbStompBattle: From a story perspective, the 501st utterly eviscerate the Rebels on Yavin[[note]]particularly Yavin 4[[note]]particularly notable since they have been [[BackFromTheBrink reduced to a pair of Star Destroyers]] against the entire Rebel armada[[/note]] and Hoth.



* RubberBandAI: In space battles, enemy fighters are more likely to spawn close to the player to ensure they don't get spread out too thin across the map. This means, paradoxically, that hanging back and defending your capital ship actually makes it ''more'' likely to get damaged since that's where the fighters will be concentrated.

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* RubberBandAI: In space battles, enemy fighters are more likely to spawn close to the player to ensure they don't get spread out too thin across the map. This means, paradoxically, that hanging back and defending your capital ship and frigates actually makes it them ''more'' likely to get damaged since that's where the fighters will be concentrated.



** While playing as Han Solo on a map other than Mos Eisley Assault, your Imperial opponents will occasionally exclaim "It's Han Solo! And he's shooting first! That's not fair!"



** When playing as Jango Fett, the clones may say, "It's Jango Fett! [[Film/AttackOfTheClones And he's brought his head!]]


* BittersweetEnding: The campaign ends on the battle of Hoth, the 501st's most resounding victory, but the narrator is clearly shattered by the decades of trauma he endured in battle, and as we all know, not a year later the Empire finally falls for good.


** Many of the loading screens include assets and locales not present in the final game: green-uniformed Rebels aboard the Death Star, a Corellian Corvette orbiting an Earth-like planet, etc.

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** Many of the loading screens include assets and locales not present in the final game: green-uniformed Rebels aboard the Death Star, a Corellian Corvette orbiting an Earth-like planet, Star Destroyer with multiple side-mounted hangar bays, etc.


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* CannedOrdersOverLoudspeaker: The interiors of capital ships are full of these, ordering pilots to the hangar bays and assuring them that ThisIsNotADrill.


* TheArtifact: The Jet Trooper's primary weapon is still called the "EMP launcher" even though it now shoots regular rockets.

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* TheArtifact: TheArtifact:
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The Jet Trooper's primary weapon is still called the "EMP launcher" even though it now shoots regular rockets.rockets.
** Many of the loading screens include assets and locales not present in the final game: green-uniformed Rebels aboard the Death Star, a Corellian Corvette orbiting an Earth-like planet, etc.



* PaletteSwap: The Rebels' transport in space battles is very obviously a Republic-era [=LAAT=] with a red starbird painted on the side. Presumably this is the result of VehicularTurnabout in-universe.

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* PaletteSwap: PaletteSwap:
** Both the Republic and the Empire use the TX-130 hovertank, with the Imperial variant being blue-grey instead of red and white.
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The Rebels' transport in space battles is very obviously a Republic-era [=LAAT=] with a red starbird painted on the side. Presumably this is the result of VehicularTurnabout in-universe.


* VehicularTurnabout: The rebels make use of Republic-era [=LAAT=]s as their transport during space battles.

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* VehicularTurnabout: The VehicularTurnabout:
** Engineers can use their fusion cutters to slice into enemy vehicles, ejecting their pilots and allowing them to hop in and start wreaking havoc. This doesn't work on command vehicles like the AT-AT or AT-TE.
** From a plot perspective, the
rebels make use of Republic-era [=LAAT=]s as their transport during space battles.

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* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Heroes aside, there is exactly ''one'' female soldier in the game: the Rebel sniper. And she's not even present on all maps; some, such as the Death Star or ''Tantive IV'', replace her with another male.


** What's more, they're always positioned so that "up" relative to one ship is in the same direction as all the others.

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** What's more, they're always positioned so that "up" relative to one ship is in the same direction as all the others.others, though that's also usually the case in the franchise as a whole.



** Every land-based vehicle now has a weak point that can be hit with a rocket to deal extra damage. It's usually a fairly obvious or noticeable part of the vehicle. For instance, the Republic/Empire hovertank's weak point is the circle in the back.

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** Every land-based vehicle now has a weak point that can be hit with a rocket to deal extra damage. It's usually a fairly obvious or noticeable part of the vehicle. For instance, the Republic/Empire Republic/Imperial TX-130 hovertank's weak point is the circle in the back.



* AdaptationalBadass: [[EnforcedTrope For balance reasons,]] TIE Fighters in this game are armed with torpedoes and can take about the same amount of damage as an X-Wing, as opposed to elsewhere in the Expanded Universe, where they're portrayed as unshielded CannonFodder.

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* AdaptationalBadass: [[EnforcedTrope For balance reasons,]] reasons]], TIE Fighters in this game are armed with torpedoes and can take about the same amount of damage as an X-Wing, as opposed to elsewhere in the Expanded Universe, where they're portrayed as unshielded CannonFodder.



** Taken UpToEleven on the Death Star, which not only shouldn't exist during the Clone Wars but has racks full of TIE Fighters inside its hangars.

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** Taken UpToEleven on the Death Star, which not only shouldn't exist during the Clone Wars but has racks full of TIE Fighters inside its hangars. It's implied that this is an AlternateHistory scenario, as it has Emperor Palpatine leading battle droids against Obi-Wan and an army of Jedi-aligned clones.



* BerserkButton: [=AT-AT=]s ''really'' don't take kindly to players lobbing missiles at them. Better hope you have a nearby trench to dive into, because [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge you're gonna have lasers chasing you all the way there]].

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* BerserkButton: [=AT-AT=]s Tanks ''really'' don't take kindly to players lobbing missiles at them. Better hope you have a nearby trench to dive into, because [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge you're gonna have lasers and missiles chasing you all the way there]].



* CurbStompBattle: From a story perspective, the 501st utterly eviscerate the Rebels on Yavin[[note]]particularly notable since they have been [[BackFromTheBrink reduced to smattering of star destroyers]] against the entire Rebel armada[[/note]] and Hoth.
* CutAndPasteEnvironments: The interiors of capital ships are all exactly the same in layout and appearance except for the hangar bays, which have slight variations depending on the faction (the CIS hangar has two openings, the Imperial hangar has glossy floors, etc).

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* CurbStompBattle: From a story perspective, the 501st utterly eviscerate the Rebels on Yavin[[note]]particularly notable since they have been [[BackFromTheBrink reduced to smattering a pair of star destroyers]] Star Destroyers]] against the entire Rebel armada[[/note]] and Hoth.
* CutAndPasteEnvironments: The interiors of capital ships are all exactly the same in layout and appearance except for the hangar bays, which have slight variations depending on the faction (the CIS hangar has two openings, openings as seen in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', the Imperial hangar has glossy floors, black floors like those of the Death Star, etc).



* DiesWideOpen: All the Rebels do this when they're killed. Of course, they're also the only ones with visible faces.

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* DiesWideOpen: All the Rebels Rebels, and the Imperial officer, do this when they're killed. Of course, they're also the only ones with visible faces.



* ExtremeOmnivore: The rancor in Jabba's palace will happily eat any troops that wander too close to it, even the inorganic battle droids. Except Droidekas, for some reason.
* FantasticRacism: After the space battle over Kashyyyk, the campaign narrator recalls wondering why so many of his men had to die "for a bunch of [[Film/ANewHope walking carpets]]". He changes his mind pretty quickly once he sees the Wookiees in action against the Separatists, though.

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* ExtremeOmnivore: The rancor in Jabba's palace will happily eat any troops that wander too close to it, even the inorganic battle droids. Except Droidekas, for some reason.
probably because they're not humanoid.
* FantasticRacism: After the space battle over Kashyyyk, the campaign narrator recalls wondering why so many of his men had to die "for a bunch of [[Film/ANewHope walking carpets]]". He To his cedit, he changes his mind pretty quickly [[FireForgedFriends once he sees the Wookiees in action action]] against the Separatists, though.Separatists. Stormtroopers still tend to refer to them as "furbags".



** The first mission in the Single-Player campaign involves the 501st stealing a power source for the Death Star without alerting Ki-Adi-Mundi. The player can complete these objectives ''as'' Ki-Adi-Mundi. Of course, this could be explained away in that Ki-Adi didn't know that what he was stealing would be used for.

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** The first mission in the Single-Player campaign involves the 501st stealing a power source for the Death Star without alerting Ki-Adi-Mundi. The player can complete these objectives ''as'' Ki-Adi-Mundi. Of course, this could be explained away in that Ki-Adi didn't know that what he was stealing would be used for.



** Snowspeeders on Hoth. They're fast and maneuverable, capable of blasting groups of Imperial troops and even tangling up the formidable [=AT-ATs=]; however, they're also incredibly fragile and even a single hit from a Shock Trooper or an AT-AT will typically shoot them down.

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** Snowspeeders on Hoth. They're Hoth are fast and maneuverable, capable of blasting groups of Imperial troops and even tangling up the formidable [=AT-ATs=]; however, they're also incredibly fragile and even a single hit from a Shock Trooper or an AT-AT will typically shoot them down.



-->'''Stormtrooper''': Skywalker? [[ScrewThisImOutOfHere Nobody said anything about fighting Skywalker! I'm out of here!]]

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-->'''Stormtrooper''': Skywalker? [[ScrewThisImOutOfHere Nobody said anything about fighting Skywalker! [[ScrewThisImOutOfHere I'm out of here!]]



* PreExplosionGlow: In space battles, certain parts of capital ships will begin glowing and making weird noises before finally [[StuffBlowingUp blowing up.]]

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* PreExplosionGlow: In space battles, certain parts of capital ships will begin glowing and making weird noises before finally [[StuffBlowingUp blowing up.]]up]].



* PunchClockVillain: While whether or not the entirety of the 501st qualifies, the narrator at the very least does, as he clearly has misgivings about Order 66, but has no choice but to follow Sidious' orders. On the other hand, he (and the rest of the 501st according to his narration) fully believes that the Empire is the best for the Galaxy and hunts down the Rebellion with a vengeance.

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* PunchClockVillain: While whether or not the entirety of the 501st qualifies, the narrator at the very least does, as he clearly has misgivings about Order 66, but has no choice but to follow Sidious' orders. On the other hand, he (and the rest of the 501st according to his narration) fully believes that the Empire is the best for the Galaxy galaxy and hunts down the Rebellion with a vengeance.


* DisneyVillainDeath: An all-too-common fate on the Death Star, which has bottomless pits all over the place and [[NoOSHACompliance hardly any guardrails]]. The battlefields on Mygeeto and Utapau are located atop a mountain and on the side of a sinkhole, respectively, and it's entirely possible to fall off the platform to your demise.

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* DisneyVillainDeath: An all-too-common fate on the Death Star, which has bottomless pits all over the place and [[NoOSHACompliance hardly any guardrails]]. The Additionally, the battlefields on Mygeeto and Utapau are located atop a mountain and on the side of a sinkhole, respectively, and it's entirely possible to fall or drive off the platform to your demise.


* DisneyVillainDeath: An all-too-common fate on Utapau and the Death Star, which have bottomless pits all over the place and [[NoOSHACompliance hardly any guardrails]]. The battlefield on Mygeeto also appears to be located atop a mountain, and it's entirely possible to fall off the platform and through the clouds to your demise.

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* DisintegratorRay: The Bothan Spy's incinerator weapon has this effect on its victims.
* DisneyVillainDeath: An all-too-common fate on Utapau and the Death Star, which have has bottomless pits all over the place and [[NoOSHACompliance hardly any guardrails]]. The battlefield battlefields on Mygeeto also appears to be and Utapau are located atop a mountain, mountain and on the side of a sinkhole, respectively, and it's entirely possible to fall off the platform and through the clouds to your demise.



* DullSurprise: The movies are actually [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in this regard. Anakin Skywalker has a line, "That was exhilarating," with absolutely no emotion whatsoever, a nod to Creator/HaydenChristensen's performance as the character in the prequels.

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* DullSurprise: DullSurprise:
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The movies are actually [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in this regard. Anakin Skywalker has a line, "That was exhilarating," with absolutely no emotion whatsoever, a nod to Creator/HaydenChristensen's performance as the character in the prequels.prequels.
** The clone announcer in space battles and during the campaign delivers both good and bad news to the player in the exact same monotone.



* HighSpeedMissileDodge: A necessary survival skill in space battles, where anything smaller than a bomber is capable of sending target-tracking rockets or torpedoes your way. Snowspeeders on Hoth will also have to contend with Shock Troopers lobbing missiles after them.

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* HighSpeedMissileDodge: A necessary survival skill in space battles, where anything smaller than a bomber is capable of sending target-tracking rockets or torpedoes your way. Snowspeeders on Hoth will also have to contend with Shock Troopers lobbing missiles after them.them, which are surprisingly hard to dodge.



** The CIS Banking Clan ships (''Munificent''-class frigates) are smaller than the ones seen in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', with a far more simplistic design. The same faction's ''Providence''-class dreadnought also lacks the spire on its belly, has two engines instead of three, and has its bridge mounted on the midsection instead of the bow.
** The Mon Calamari Star Cruisers have a somewhat squished appearance compared to the ships seen in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi''. They're clearly not meant to be the same class as ''Home One'', but neither do they really resemble the [=MC80=] cruisers (which had swept wings along their sterns) except in color.
** In general, capital ships all have hanger bays along their port or starboard sides (to make it easier for players to launch from and land inside), and critical systems distributed along their hulls that often weren't present in the films (to give bombers an easier time finding something to drop bombs on).

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** The CIS Banking Clan ships (''Munificent''-class frigates) frigates (''Munificent''-class) are much smaller than the ones seen in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', with lack its twin {{Fixed Forward Facing Weapon}}s, and overall have a far more simplistic rounded design. The same faction's ships are labeled "Banking Clan Comms Ship", so [[SubvertedTrope perhaps they're meant to be a less combat-oriented subclass]].
** The CIS
''Providence''-class dreadnought also lacks the spire on its belly, has two main engines instead of three, and has its omits the forward bridge mounted featured on the midsection instead ''Invisible Hand'' in favor of a "Targeting Control Bridge" located on the bow.
midsection.
** The Mon Calamari Star Cruisers have a somewhat squished appearance compared to the ships seen in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi''. They're clearly not meant to be the same class as ''Home One'', but neither do they really resemble the ''Liberty''-type [=MC80=] cruisers (which had swept wings along their sterns) except sterns). This is arguably justified by the fact that in color.
both ''[[Franchise/StarWarsLegends Legends]]'' and canon, every Mon Calamari cruiser is unique in design.
** In general, capital ships all have hanger bays along their port or starboard sides (to make it easier for players and AI to launch from and land inside), and critical systems distributed along their hulls that often weren't present in the films (to give bombers an easier time finding something to drop bombs on).hit).


* CutAndPasteEnvironments: The interiors of capital ships are all exactly the same in layout and appearance except for the hangar bays, which have slight variations depending on the faction (the CIS hangar has two openings, the Imperial hangar has glossy floors, etc).



* JustFollowingOrders: How the clones initially justify their participation in Operation: Knightfall. This was before ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' retconned Order 66 into mind-control chips.
-->'''Clone narrator''': What I remember about [[Film/RevengeOfTheSith the rise of the Empire]] is... is how quiet it was. During the waning hours of the Clone Wars, the 501st Legion was discreetly transferred back to Coruscant. It was a silent trip. We all knew [[FaceHeelTurn what was about to happen, what we were about to do]]. Did we have any doubts? Any private traitorous thoughts? Perhaps, but no one said a word. Not on the flight to Coruscant, not when Order 66 came down, and not when we marched into the Jedi Temple. Not a word.

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* JustFollowingOrders: How the clones initially justify their participation in [[FinalSolution Operation: Knightfall.Knightfall]]. This was before ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' retconned Order 66 into mind-control chips.
-->'''Clone narrator''': What I remember about [[Film/RevengeOfTheSith the rise of the Empire]] is... is how quiet ''quiet'' it was. During the waning hours of the Clone Wars, the 501st Legion was discreetly transferred back to Coruscant. It was a silent trip. We all knew [[FaceHeelTurn what was about to happen, what we were about to do]]. Did we have any doubts? Any private traitorous thoughts? Perhaps, but no one said a word. Not on the flight to Coruscant, not when Order 66 came down, and not when we marched into the Jedi Temple. Not a word.



** The CIS Banking Clan ships (''Munificent''-class frigates) are smaller than the ones seen in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', with a far more simplistic design. The same faction's ''Providence''-class dreadnought also lacks the spire on its belly and has two engines instead of three.

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** The CIS Banking Clan ships (''Munificent''-class frigates) are smaller than the ones seen in ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', with a far more simplistic design. The same faction's ''Providence''-class dreadnought also lacks the spire on its belly and belly, has two engines instead of three.three, and has its bridge mounted on the midsection instead of the bow.

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* RubberBandAI: In space battles, enemy fighters are more likely to spawn close to the player to ensure they don't get spread out too thin across the map. This means, paradoxically, that hanging back and defending your capital ship actually makes it ''more'' likely to get damaged since that's where the fighters will be concentrated.

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