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Galactic Basic's birthday!
Andy posted a calendar event in Community CalendarHappy birthday GB! Happy birthday GB... etc etc On this day in 2002, Galactic Basic was born! *throws confetti*
Galactic Basic and the Aurebesh
Andy posted an article in Galactic GuidebookIn a universe where a civilisation can span a galaxy, there needs to be a way to communicate clearly with friends (and enemies) across the stars. In the Star Wars universe this language is Galactic Basic, also known as Galactic Standard or simply 'Basic', which has it's own alphabet known as Aurebesh. Basic is spoken across the galaxy and was the primary langauge of the old Republic and the Galactic Empire, although it is not the only common language; some factions have their own official languages, such as Huttese which is used by the Hutts and is common within their territories. Wookiees, among other species, are unable to speak Basic due to their differing physiology but can still learn to understand it. You may have spotted some instances of the Aurebesh in the movies and other media and a lot of them, especially in newer media, can be translated. Luckily, the glyphs used in the aurebesh transliterate easily into English, as you can see in the images below.
Join the Galactic Basic team!
Andy posted an article in Community NewsGalactic Basic is run by volunteers, and we are in need of people to help create new content for the website and grow our community. Whether you are a long-time supporter or a newcomer, as long as you have a love of Star Wars, a passion for community, and a small amount of free time each week we'd be glad to have you on board. Current Positions Content Writers We would like to publish articles about all things Star Wars. You don't need to cover everything yourself; if you just want to focus on a particular type of content, such as movie news, video game guides, book reviews, or even if you want to report on a specific comic or television series that is fine with us. Content writing experience is not compulsory as long as you are happy to have somebody serve as an editor before content is published. Any content you submit will be credited to your own profile, and links to it may be shared on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. For more information or to apply, please contact me.
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Galactic Basics - A basic guide to the Star Wars universe
Andy posted a topic in Galactic SenateA new feature I would like to get going for GB is a series of basic guides to the Star Wars universe. With a new trilogy on the way, there are likely to be new fans looking for an insight to Star Wars that they might not be able to glean simply by watching the films. The first guide I'd like to write is about the Force, and give examples of dark and light powers, quotes from characters an other useful tidbits people might find good to know. I have a few ideas already but if yo u think of anything that should be included, or ideas for other guides please leave your suggestions below!