Review: The Essential Guide To Warfare
The Essential Guide To Warfare is the first Star Wars guide to focus solely on the armed conflicts and skirmishes from the galaxy far far away. Reading this publication marks the first time that I thoroughly enjoyed and wore out a history book.
Want detailed information on many of your favorite warships? Check. How about learning more about key campaigns and engagements? Check. Want to read more about wars during the Old Republic, the Clone Wars, the Yuuzhan Vong Invasion and many more? Check. Interested in knowing just what went down with Lord Hoth, Sifo-Dyas and Grand Admiral Osvald Teshik? Gotcha covered.
But it’s not just the extremely informative chapters that kept me going back for more. This book is packed full of stunning pictures created by a team of talented illustrators. Words really can’t describe how utterly satisfying it is to finally visualize the conflicts and characters that we’ve read about for years. Indeed, this book seems to provide a sense of depth and realism to the engagements all across galaxy, from the Expanded Universe, comics, The Clone Wars and even video games.
Do you like maps? I mean, really awesome maps so detailed that they literally hypnotize you? You’re in for another treat, then. The Essential Guide To Warfare provides several galaxy maps, just like you’d see them in real life history books. Each galaxy map shown is different to show territorial changes and the reaches of various campaigns.
There is no question: The Essential Guide To Warfare is a must buy. Buy it if you want to enrich your understanding and enjoyment of Star Wars 100 fold. Buy it if you want to reward truly talented writers, illustrators and publishers. Most of all, buy it because it’s just so darn fun.
THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE ULTIMATE INTERGALACTIC BATTLEFIELD
Like many a great epic, Star Wars is rooted in a rich history of armed conflict. Now, for the first time, the facts, figures, and fascinating backstories of major clashes and combatants in the vast Star Wars universe have been documented in one fully illustrated volume. Extensively researched and inventively written, Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare combines action-filled narrative with encyclopedic knowledge that:
• explores notable military units and groups
• traces the development of significant armaments and technologies
• profiles key warship classes, ground units, and manufacturers
• provides capsule biographies of great military leaders
• presents eyewitness troopers’ accounts of combat
• plus—enough additional profiles, intel, history, and lore to span the cosmos!
Encompassing all of the Star Wars media, including the legendary films, the hit TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the bestselling books, comics, and videogames, and packed with original full-color artwork, Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare is a conquering achievement.