Talk:Battlestar Galactica: The Official Companion

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New Source Material At Last

I located this book only recently. Coming from Sci-Fi Channel itself, it should prove an interesting reference for insights from cast and crew. The contains a few secrets not yet documented here, as well as technical drawings of Cylon Raiders and Vipers. I will not scan or post these drawing as this violates "fair use" and copyright guidelines, so the only way to see these drawings right now is to get your own copy. I will be updating the Battlestar Wiki:Citation Jihad project page to add this as an official source, but note that while Sci-Fi sources are de facto official, they are occasionally wrong and subject to our scrutiny and verification. Remember that this book only covers Season 1 information, and characters and events may have changed in the course of Season 2. --Spencerian 09:28, 9 January 2006 (EST)

Spencerian, I've already owned this for some time and regarding "a few secrets not yet documented here", you'll see that there's actually references to information found in this book scattered throughout BattlestarWiki, which I myself have added in. I've already gone over this entire thing, page by page, and added most of the material I thought was valuable without violating copyright, etc. I've taken care of it. Thanks, though, as I did not know how to make an entry for a book in the wiki. --Ricimer 21:22, 9 January 2006 (EST)
Glad to hear it. My stand by my comment on new material, however. There are parts that seem curious enough to add or expand through various articles that are not present here. With the book, I guess you'll know what the items are as you see them. :) --Spencerian 23:13, 9 January 2006 (EST)

Proposed book page changes

Proposal to change the layout of the three book pages (Companion, Novel and The Cylons' secret) to match the same layout as the other book pages (example)


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Battlestar Galactica: The Official Companion (Titan Books, August 2005, ISBN 1-84576-097-2), by David Bassom, details the making of the 2003 Miniseries and Season 1 of the Re-imagined Series that debuted in 2004 in the United States.

The Official Companion details the events that lead up to the creation of the miniseries and the regular series from the eyes of the show's co-creators, David Eick and Ron D. Moore, as well as its cast and crew.

While The Official Companion gives readers a few technical insights into Colonial and Cylon technology seen in the series, the book is largely a reference into the cast's thoughts about their characters.

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