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* DefectorFromDecadence: Vana used to work for the Mercenary Leader, but resigned after they started taking jobs that she described as "murder". That said, she still worked for the Trade Federation - at least until they tried to kill her for overhearing just what sorts of things they were up to without her involvement.

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* DefectorFromDecadence: Vana Vana, twice over. She used to work for the Mercenary Leader, group of mercenaries that attacks the Queen, but resigned after they started taking jobs that she described as "murder". That said, she still worked She then started taking missions on her own to test out new starfighter designs for the Trade Federation - at least until they tried to kill her for overhearing just what sorts of things they were up to without her involvement.



* HomingProjectile: Vana's primary weapons are actually micro-missile launchers, not blasters. Her SecondaryFire is to shoot out special tag beacons, which cause all her micro-missiles to automatically home in on that target[[note]]An enemy must be both tagged by a tag beacon, and be the active target of the normal HeadsUpDisplay[[/note]]

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* HomingProjectile: Vana's primary weapons are actually micro-missile launchers, not blasters. Her SecondaryFire is to shoot out special tag beacons, which cause all her micro-missiles to automatically home in on that target[[note]]An target.[[note]]An enemy must be both tagged by a tag beacon, and be the active target of the normal HeadsUpDisplay[[/note]]

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* ItsPersonal: After defeating the Mercenary Leader, Rhys states he did it to avenge Essara.


* WorthyOpponent: To quote the Mercenary Leader, "Shame I have to ''kill'' such a good pilot."

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* WorthyOpponent: To quote the Mercenary Leader, "Shame "Too bad I have to ''kill'' kill such a good pilot."

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* NonStandardGameOver: Shoot the Naboo Queen's ship one too many times, and they will consider you a traitor, and Essara blows you out of the sky.

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* AntiHero: Two of the three playable characters are. Vana is a mercenary who only joins the fight against the Trade Federation because they tried to kill her for knowing too much, and Nym is a pirate who joins only because the TF took over his base, after he attacked one of their convoys.


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* BigNo: Nym, when Evac 1 is destroyed.


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* ShootTheShaggyDog: When Nym's base is attacked, Nym and his men load up into two ships, call signs ''Evac 1'' and ''2''. ''Evac 2'' lifts off without a problem, but ''Evac 1'' has engine problems, forcing Nym and his wingmates to stay behind and hold off the Trade Federation while the crew of ''Evac 1'' tries to get their ship running again. When they do, the mission ends, but during the level ending cutscene, a flight of droid bombers and fighters blows them up.


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* TheyKnowTooMuch: The Trade Federation tries to kill Vana after she decrypts a coded message from them about their plans to invade Naboo.

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* AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent: You play as Rhys, Vana, and Nym. You also can play as Essara in an unlockable bonus level, escorting a convoy of ships.


Said ally, Vana Sage, has been contracted by the Trade Federation to do some mercenary work herself - including capturing a dangerous pirate named Nym who has been targeting the Federation for years - but after eavesdropping on a confidential conversation during testing of new unmanned starfighters, the Trade Federation attempts to terminate their contract by force. She flees to the planet Eos below and discovers a droid production factory, which she wants to dismantle, but doesn't have the firepower to do so. She disables the shield surrounding the facility and escapes to her hideout - only to realize Nym has escaped, and is promptly locked up in a cell on her own station.

Nym promptly returns to his pirate crew, the Lok Revenants, and ambushes a Trade Federation convoy passing near the planet, shooting down a super-freighter and defending the crash site as his men salvage what they can. Alas, the Federation has finally had enough of the Lok Revenants and stages a massive assault on their base that night, forcing Nym to flee back to Vana's station, where he finds her, Rhys and Reti waiting, the latter two having arrived first and freed Vana.

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Said ally, Vana Sage, has been contracted by the Trade Federation to do some mercenary work herself - including capturing a dangerous pirate named Nym who has been targeting the Federation for years - but after eavesdropping on a confidential conversation regarding the attack on the Queen during testing of new unmanned starfighters, the Trade Federation attempts to terminate their contract by force. She flees to the planet Eos below and discovers below, discovering (and promptly becoming trapped in) a droid production factory, which factory; while she wants to dismantle, but dismantle it, she doesn't have the firepower to do so. so on her own. She disables the shield surrounding the facility and escapes to her hideout - only to realize Nym has escaped, and is promptly locked locks her up in a cell on her own station.

Nym promptly returns to his pirate crew, the Lok Revenants, and ambushes a Trade Federation convoy passing near the planet, their home planet of Lok, shooting down a super-freighter and defending the crash site as his men salvage what they can. Alas, the Federation has finally had enough of the Lok Revenants and stages a massive assault on their base that night, forcing night. Their attempted but failed evacuation forces Nym to flee back to Vana's station, where he finds her, Rhys and Reti waiting, the latter two having arrived first and freed Vana.



* AwesomeButImpractical: The advanced Proton Torpedoes, an upgrade over the regular Proton Torpedoes that were already this trope primarily by being the only secondary weapon [[BottomlessMagazines with an ammo limit]]. They cost two non-renewable rounds, and simply do a bit more damage than regular proton torpedoes do against single targets; against multiple smaller targets they turn into a cluster missile, but you rarely need to take the time out to kill that many starfighters anyway.

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* AwesomeButImpractical: The advanced Proton Torpedoes, an upgrade over the regular Proton Torpedoes that were already this trope primarily by being the only secondary weapon [[BottomlessMagazines with an ammo limit]].to not have BottomlessMagazines. They cost two non-renewable rounds, and simply do a bit more damage than regular proton torpedoes do against single targets; against multiple smaller targets they turn into a cluster missile, but you rarely need to take the time out to kill that many starfighters anyway.



* DefectorFromDecadence: Vana used to work for he Mercenary Leader, but resigned after they started taking jobs that she described as "murder".

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* DefectorFromDecadence: Vana used to work for he the Mercenary Leader, but resigned after they started taking jobs that she described as "murder"."murder". That said, she still worked for the Trade Federation - at least until they tried to kill her for overhearing just what sorts of things they were up to without her involvement.


Rhys Dallows is a rookie pilot from Bravo flight, Naboo's N1 Starfighter corps. His trainer, Essara Till, sets out to teach him the basics of how to pilot the N1, and immediately after, they are whisked away in defense of the Queen of Naboo as she attempts to jump into hyperspace aboard her transport. During this mission, a mercenary team shows up to kill them all, but they are all fought off and the Queen is able to escape. The leader, however, takes what satisfaction he can in killing Essara, and blasting Rhys' starfighter, leaving him stranded and left for dead, but a Toydarian named Reti saves him and whisks Rhys away to meet his allies.

Meanwhile, Vana Sage has been contracted by the Trade Federation to do some mercenary work herself - including capturing a dangerous pirate named Nym who has been targeting the Federation for years - but after eavesdropping on confidential conversation during a training exercise, the Trade Federation terminates their contract and attempts to kill her. She flees to the planet Eos below and discovers a droid production factory, which she wants to dismantle, but doesn't have the firepower to do so. She disables the shield surrounding the facility and escapes to her hideout - only to realize Nym has escaped, and is promptly locked up in her own station.

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Rhys Dallows is a rookie pilot from Bravo flight, Naboo's N1 Starfighter corps. His trainer, Essara Till, sets out to teach him the basics of how to pilot the N1, and immediately after, they are whisked away in defense of takes him as her wingmate to escort the Queen of Naboo as she attempts to jump into hyperspace aboard her transport. During this mission, meet up with the Trade Federation regarding a blockade on the planet. The Federation ship jumps away before the meeting and leaves a mercenary team shows up to kill them all, but they are all fought off and the Queen is able to escape. escape into hyperspace. The mercs' leader, however, takes what satisfaction he can in killing Essara, and blasting Rhys' starfighter, leaving him stranded and left for dead, but saved by a Toydarian named Reti saves him and scavenging the remains after the battle, who whisks Rhys away to meet his allies.

Meanwhile,
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Said ally,
Vana Sage Sage, has been contracted by the Trade Federation to do some mercenary work herself - including capturing a dangerous pirate named Nym who has been targeting the Federation for years - but after eavesdropping on a confidential conversation during a training exercise, testing of new unmanned starfighters, the Trade Federation terminates attempts to terminate their contract and attempts to kill her.by force. She flees to the planet Eos below and discovers a droid production factory, which she wants to dismantle, but doesn't have the firepower to do so. She disables the shield surrounding the facility and escapes to her hideout - only to realize Nym has escaped, and is promptly locked up in a cell on her own station.



With all three now having grievances against the Trade Federation, they set out on a quest to destroy the Eos production facility, and then journey to Naboo just in time for [[Film/StarWarsEpisodeIThePhantomMenace the climactic battle.]]

The game featured a different style of piloting than the successful ''VideoGame/RogueSquadron'' or ''VideoGame/XWing'' series of games - closer to ''VideoGame/AceCombat'' [[RecycledInSpace in the Star Wars universe]] - but it was far from poorly-received. It proved successful and popular enough that [[VideoGame/JediStarfighter a sequel]] was released a couple of years later to tie into the [[Film/AttackOfTheClones new movie]]. However, the game hasn't aged terribly well with time, as Steam's rating system gives it mixed reviews compared to the positive reviews it got at release.

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With all three now having grievances against the Trade Federation, they join forces and set out on a quest to destroy the Eos production facility, and then journey to Naboo just in time for [[Film/StarWarsEpisodeIThePhantomMenace the climactic battle.]]

The game featured a different style of piloting than the successful ''VideoGame/RogueSquadron'' or ''VideoGame/XWing'' series of games - closer to ''VideoGame/AceCombat'' [[RecycledInSpace in the Star Wars universe]] - but it was far from poorly-received. It proved successful and popular enough that [[VideoGame/JediStarfighter a sequel]] was released a couple of years year later to tie into the [[Film/AttackOfTheClones new movie]]. However, the game hasn't aged terribly well with time, as Steam's rating system gives it mixed reviews compared to the positive reviews it got at release.



* AirstrikeImpossible: The final mission has you trying to navigate the Droid Control ship's inner hangars and service tunnels while the Mercenary Leader takes potshots at you. Between the cranes, turrets, docked landers, interior turrets, and droid starfighters,[[note]]not to mention [[Film/ThePhantomMenace Anakin]] and [[VideoGame/RogueSquadron Gavyn]][[/note]] it's pretty crowded.
* AwesomeButImpractical: The advanced Proton Torpedoes. They cost two non-renewable rounds. Against single targets they simply do a bit more damage than regular proton torpedoes do; against multiple smaller targets they turn into a cluster missile, but you rarely need to take the time out to kill starfighters anyway.

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* AirstrikeImpossible: The final mission has you trying to navigate the Droid Control ship's inner hangars and service tunnels while the Mercenary Leader takes potshots at you. Between the cranes, turrets, docked landers, interior turrets, and droid starfighters,[[note]]not to mention [[Film/ThePhantomMenace Anakin]] and [[VideoGame/RogueSquadron Gavyn]][[/note]] Gavyn]] doing their own thing inside the ship as well[[/note]] it's pretty crowded.
* AwesomeButImpractical: The advanced Proton Torpedoes. Torpedoes, an upgrade over the regular Proton Torpedoes that were already this trope primarily by being the only secondary weapon [[BottomlessMagazines with an ammo limit]]. They cost two non-renewable rounds. Against single targets they rounds, and simply do a bit more damage than regular proton torpedoes do; do against single targets; against multiple smaller targets they turn into a cluster missile, but you rarely need to take the time out to kill that many starfighters anyway.



* CoolStarship: Rhys Dallows' N1, Vana's ''Guardian Mantis'', Nym's ''Havoc'', the experimental N1, and then there's the ''Infiltrator''...

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* CoolStarship: Rhys Dallows' N1, Vana's ''Guardian Mantis'', Nym's ''Havoc'', the experimental N1, and then there's the ''Infiltrator''...''Infiltrator''.



* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: In mission 4, you're tasked with blowing up seven shield generators out of eight, so that the eighth can be destroyed in a cutscene. Vana can still fire her guns for about two seconds after the seventh explodes, and her bullets are [[HomingProjectile homing bullets]], [[spoiler:but the last shield generator is immediately given an "invincible" EventFlag after the seventh is destroyed]].

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* TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything: DevelopersForesight: In mission 4, you're tasked with blowing up seven shield generators out of eight, so that the eighth can be destroyed in a cutscene. Vana can still fire her guns for about two seconds after the seventh explodes, and her bullets are [[HomingProjectile homing bullets]], [[spoiler:but the last shield generator is immediately given an "invincible" EventFlag after the seventh is destroyed]].


Rhys Dallows is a rookie pilot from Bravo flight, Naboo's N1 Starfighter corps. His trainer, Essara Till, sets out to teach him the basics of how to pilot the N1, and immediately after, they are whisked away in defense of the Queen of Naboo as she attempts to jump into hyperspace aboard her transport. During this mission, a mercenary team shows up to kill them all, but they are all fought off and the Queen is able to escape. The leader, however, taks what satisfaction he can in killing Essara, and blasting Rhys' starfighter, leaving him stranded and left for dead, but a Toydarian named Reti saves him and whisks Rhys away to meet his allies.

Meanwhile, Vana Sage has been contracted by the Trade Federation to do some mercenary work herself, but after eavesdropping on a confidential conversation, the Trade Federation attempts to kill her. She flees to the planet below and discovers a droid production factory, which she wants to dismantle, but doesn't have the firepower to do so. She flies to Lok, where her old enemy, a pirate named Nym, imprisons her despite her request for help. Rhys and Reti arrive to free her just as Nym and his pirates escape from their base after a surprise Trade Federation attack.

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Rhys Dallows is a rookie pilot from Bravo flight, Naboo's N1 Starfighter corps. His trainer, Essara Till, sets out to teach him the basics of how to pilot the N1, and immediately after, they are whisked away in defense of the Queen of Naboo as she attempts to jump into hyperspace aboard her transport. During this mission, a mercenary team shows up to kill them all, but they are all fought off and the Queen is able to escape. The leader, however, taks takes what satisfaction he can in killing Essara, and blasting Rhys' starfighter, leaving him stranded and left for dead, but a Toydarian named Reti saves him and whisks Rhys away to meet his allies.

Meanwhile, Vana Sage has been contracted by the Trade Federation to do some mercenary work herself, herself - including capturing a dangerous pirate named Nym who has been targeting the Federation for years - but after eavesdropping on a confidential conversation, conversation during a training exercise, the Trade Federation terminates their contract and attempts to kill her. She flees to the planet Eos below and discovers a droid production factory, which she wants to dismantle, but doesn't have the firepower to do so. She flies disables the shield surrounding the facility and escapes to Lok, where her old enemy, a hideout - only to realize Nym has escaped, and is promptly locked up in her own station.

Nym promptly returns to his
pirate named Nym, imprisons her despite her request for help. Rhys crew, the Lok Revenants, and Reti arrive to free her just as Nym and his pirates escape from their base after ambushes a surprise Trade Federation attack.
convoy passing near the planet, shooting down a super-freighter and defending the crash site as his men salvage what they can. Alas, the Federation has finally had enough of the Lok Revenants and stages a massive assault on their base that night, forcing Nym to flee back to Vana's station, where he finds her, Rhys and Reti waiting, the latter two having arrived first and freed Vana.



The game featured a different style of piloting than the successful ''VideoGame/RogueSquadron'' or ''VideoGame/XWing'' series of games, but it was far from poorly-received. It proved successful and popular enough that [[VideoGame/JediStarfighter a sequel]] was released a couple of years later to tie into the new movie. However, the game hasn't aged terribly well with time, as Steam's rating system gives it mixed reviews compared to the positive reviews it got at release.

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The game featured a different style of piloting than the successful ''VideoGame/RogueSquadron'' or ''VideoGame/XWing'' series of games, games - closer to ''VideoGame/AceCombat'' [[RecycledInSpace in the Star Wars universe]] - but it was far from poorly-received. It proved successful and popular enough that [[VideoGame/JediStarfighter a sequel]] was released a couple of years later to tie into the [[Film/AttackOfTheClones new movie.movie]]. However, the game hasn't aged terribly well with time, as Steam's rating system gives it mixed reviews compared to the positive reviews it got at release.


* DiscOneNuke: The Plasma Scourge. You are able to use it as soon as you are able to play as Nym, and it packs a serious punch.

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* DiscOneNuke: The Plasma Scourge. You are able to use Not only does it as soon as you are able to play as Nym, and it packs pack a serious punch.punch, but there is exactly one mission between Nym's initial set of levels and any where this weapon is made available to him.



** Coming in first in the Canyon Race bonus mission, beating out even Essara, gets you a GrimFandango hot rod to fly around.

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** Coming in first in the Canyon Race bonus mission, beating out even Essara, gets you a GrimFandango VideoGame/GrimFandango hot rod to fly around.



-->'''Vana:''' That's the last time I do business with those guys.
-->'''Mod-3:''' ''[beeping sounds]''
-->'''Vana:''' YouCanSayThatAgain.
-->'''Mod-3:''' ''[exact same beeping sounds]''

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-->'''Vana:''' That's the last time I do business with those guys.
-->'''Mod-3:'''
guys.\\
'''Mod-3:'''
''[beeping sounds]''
-->'''Vana:''' YouCanSayThatAgain.
-->'''Mod-3:'''
sounds]''\\
'''Vana:''' YouCanSayThatAgain.\\
'''Mod-3:'''
''[exact same beeping sounds]''


* HomingProjectile: Vana's weapons are actually micro-missile launchers. Her SecondaryFire is to shoot out special tag beacons, which cause all her micro-missiles to automatically home in on that target[[note]]An enemy must be both tagged by a tag beacon, and be the active target of the normal HeadsUpDisplay[[/note]]

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* GradualGrinder: Vana's ''Guardian Mantis'' doesn't have the sheer firepower of the ''Havoc'' or Rhys' N1, but once she's tagged an enemy, she can slowly shoot it to pieces from almost anywhere. She also has an ion cannon for a ChargedAttack, which can knock out enemy shields and make her micro-missiles even more effective.
* HomingProjectile: Vana's primary weapons are actually micro-missile launchers.launchers, not blasters. Her SecondaryFire is to shoot out special tag beacons, which cause all her micro-missiles to automatically home in on that target[[note]]An enemy must be both tagged by a tag beacon, and be the active target of the normal HeadsUpDisplay[[/note]]

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* DefectorFromDecadence: Vana used to work for he Mercenary Leader, but resigned after they started taking jobs that she described as "murder".


-->'''Vana:''' That's teh last time I do business with those guys.

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-->'''Vana:''' That's teh the last time I do business with those guys.

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* LiteralMinded: Vana's astromech droid.
-->'''Vana:''' That's teh last time I do business with those guys.
-->'''Mod-3:''' ''[beeping sounds]''
-->'''Vana:''' YouCanSayThatAgain.
-->'''Mod-3:''' ''[exact same beeping sounds]''

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