Lightsaber Techniques Painting was a painting available in the galaxy sometime after the Battle of Yavin during the Galactic Civil War, a conflict between the Galactic Empire and the Alliance to Restore the Republic.[1] The painting depicted the seven[2] lightsaber combat formsShii-Cho, Makashi, Soresu, Ataru, Shien / Djem So, Niman, and Juyo / Vaapad[3]—used by members of the Jedi Order.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

Lightsaber Techniques Painting is a painting that appeared in the 2003 MMORPG Star Wars Galaxies. It was obtained by redeeming a "loot card" from the Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card Game expansion set The Shadow Syndicate. The loot card was only obtainable during a limited time event known as the "Booster Shot scenario" which ran from November 11 to December 15, 2009. Players received the loot card after their first completion of the scenario, in which they had to face Booster Terrik. After obtaining the card, the players could redeem it and then claim it on one of their characters on the same SWG account to receive the actual painting, which could be used as housing decoration. Because Form VII is depicted in both "Juyo" and "Vaapad" variants, the painting actually depicts eight lightsaber combat stances, not seven. While it would appear that the Aurebesh lettering along the top and left are meant to spell out "The Seven Forms of Lightsaber Combat" and "Jedi Techniques," many of the letters used are incorrect.



Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 SWG logo sm Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided
  2. SWGTCGsmall Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card GameThe Shadow Syndicate (Card: Lightsaber Techniques Painting)
  3. The Essential Guide to Warfare (Pages 19-21)

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