Despair said:What order do the supplements go in? What does each cover?
[I'm assuming there are a few diehards here that know this by heart]
frobisher said:Of the other fact books I've read the Technomages (though limited in scope but a fun read) and the Narn Regime are the best two, followed by the Centauri and with the Minbari a poor last (Sorry August, not your best work by a long chalk IMO, plus production values are a bit "off").
TDRandall said:But I'm really confused about one thing - how does "Into the Crucible" fit? I thought "Coming of Shadows" was the 2nd year/season, but this Cruicible book claims to also fit in there somehow?
Mongoose August said:No worries, Frobisher, though oddly that is the one I recieve the majority of compliments on as far as my B5 books are concerned. To each their own, I suppose. It's a personal favourite of mine; sorry you disliked it so much.
frobisher said:However the "Odd" gaps in the history (1000 years covered in a page and a half...) do leave room for some future supplements and I'd be very happy to see you write up Valen's War for instance
lastbesthope said:The Babylon 5 "In VAlen's name" comics/Graphic Novel might be worth a look for background on Vaalen's war! I like them.
lastbesthope said:Plus it also has a couple of Ivanova's Rules of life
frobisher said:Into the Crucible is a continuation of the Fiery Trial campaign which parallels first season, the Coming of Shadows is the source book for the season.
Anonymous said:Nope, still confused. If the core book gives us season one, and "Coming of Shadows" reportedly give us season two, what's in "Into the Crucible"?
Anonymous said:Does parallel mean it reveals the already recorded timeline of events from a different point of view (and whose?), or are they reports of the adventures of a completely different group of people (and who?). If the latter, were these adventures happening concurrently on B5 primarily or were they concurrent timewise but in a very separate region of space (and where?)?
Eryx said:Where can I find a copy of this "canon" list?
frobisher said:The Centauri, Technomage and Psi Corps trilogies are all 100% canon as well, as will be any future novels in the setting
Eryx said:Warning.... Technomage trilogy spoiler warning. Just to be safe.
I've read the Passing of the Technomage trilogy. One thing I noticed though... (Going slightly of topic alert) in that book, when Galen rescues Gideon, the Cerberus was destroyed by one of the experimental Shadow/Omega ships.
Eryx said:Yet, in the Crusade episode where we have the flashback to that event, the ship is definately a Shadow vessel but looks nothing like the Shadow/Omega's.
frobisher said:(Barring the yucky graphics outbreak which I hope someone at Mongoose was hung up by their pinkies with fishing line for as a punishment...) is great. 90% of the book is pure gold (it's just your other supplements for the game are much better as an overall package IMO).
lastbesthope said:Especially the Babylon Project one when you get it signed by Claudia Christian herself.