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Star Wars: Behind The Magic

by Lucas Arts
Windows 95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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  • Relive the classic films scene by scene with complete, annotated screenplays
  • Take a 3-D walking tour of the Millennium Falcon's interior
  • Browse highlights from the Lucasfilm archives
  • Choose from a rich collection of imagery, sounds, video, and trivia
  • Explore the backgrounds of your favorite Star Wars characters and creatures

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  • Platform:   Windows 95
  • ELSPA Minimum Age: 11
  • Media: Video Game
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  • ASIN: B00004UBJD
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 32,509 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

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This comprehensive package draws from an incredible array of sources: reference guides, documentaries, books, novels, comics and the Lucas film archives, along with rare film footage, stills and exclusive new interviews with the Star Wars creative team. Sections include scene-by-scene, characters, locations, technology, events, expanded Universe, behind the scenes, Star Wars: Episode I sneak preview and glossary. Behind the Magic also features hundreds of trivia questions to test your Star Wars expertise.

Amazon.co.uk Review

From the most popular film trilogy in cinematic history comes the ultimate guide to the Star Wars universe. Behind the Scenes contains just about every piece of information on everything to do with Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. As this was released before Episode I hit the screens, it also contains "sneak previews" of the prequel, but most of the action focuses on the original three.

You can explore the characters in depth, from original concept sketches and development, through to the final completed version. You can also explore weapons, including a testing area, explore locations; study the timeline of the Star Wars universe and much more. The depth of information is incredible.

The compendium comes on two CDs and is very easy to explore and navigate around, so is perfect for young budding fans and older fanatics alike. With loads of video clips, audio, and video extracts, there should be enough to keep you entertained for hours. There is also a trivia quiz that will keep a running score as you explore.

This is an interactive information collection, and is not a playable game, so if you are looking for Star Wars action, then Starfighter or Shadows of the Empire might be more up your street, but that aside, Behind the Scenes will entertain any Star Wars fan, young or old. --Chris Hall


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5.0 out of 5 stars A must have for any Star Wars fan 12 Nov 2001
This is truly amazing. It's a thorough guide to practically every element of the original trilogy.
With detailed info on characters, technology, locations. There are complete scene-by-scene run-throughs of all three films with the scripts (including useful tidbits of information).
There's a huge Behind The Scenes guide which explains in detail the processes of making the films.
Finally there's a huge collection of pictures and information about all the Star Wars merchandise. It's nice to see all the stuff we can't have isn't it...
Oh and to top that off there are some novelties like a 'Test The Weapon On The Stormtrooper' game which includes the Death Star laser. And there's a tour of the Millennium Falcon.
This, the Episode I Insider's Guide, the inevitable guides to Episode II and III are all must buys because they are definitive guides to the films.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Magic? -Yes 10 Dec 2000
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This is a real gem for fans & fanatics alike Has the history of the movies - both in the making and anthology contains the test scenes from the main three characters plus unused footage shows info and artwork from costume, storyboard & design lots of video & audio clips
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5.0 out of 5 stars Star wars: behind the magic 13 Oct 2000
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a must for all star wars fans, informative, fun and ubove all insiteful. from the stars to the models through to the ideas behind starwars this cd rom has it all and much more.
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5.0 out of 5 stars behind the magic behind the fun 15 Oct 2010
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this is a big must for any star wars fan.but be aware this is for windows 95/98 but will run on xp(well it does on mine anyway). this cd rom is a very great addition to any star wars collection. it is full of information that takes you threw all three films of the original trilogy but does included a small snippit of episode 1 the phantom menace, my favorite slice of star wars fun is on the second disc the lost scenes which includes the famous cut scene between luke and biggs plus a few more lost scenes.all in all this is a great cd rom bye it because it is worth the money

also look out for making magic behind the scenes of the star wars trilogy special edition
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