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Old 06-14-2018, 08:26 AM   #81
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Lets go into an alien place, with tons of tech we don't understand, and start shooting the place up. Yep... MMC SMRT!

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Old 06-20-2018, 11:37 PM   #82
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That particular attention to detail was why I love this show so much, well one of the many reasons.
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Old 06-24-2018, 09:33 PM   #84
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Lets go into an alien place, with tons of tech we don't understand, and start shooting the place up. Yep... MMC SMRT!

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Smarter than the marines they sent through the Stargate in the original movie.
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Old 06-26-2018, 08:49 AM   #85
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Smarter than the marines they sent through the Stargate in the original movie.
True... though it still bugs me that all the MMC are roid rage hate monkeys that make stupid decisions. It's a really big contrast compared to the captain of Hammurabi.

Tomorrow's finale is a two parter... should be fantastic.
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Old 06-28-2018, 10:51 AM   #86
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Liked the finale. Didn't feel as epic somehow as some of the previous episodes... I think that was mostly due to there not being much for a huge plot twist or anything.

The earth scientist's "let's try this", "oh", "ok now try this", and nobody questioning it or countering his ideas seemed a little odd. But I guess options were limited with no contact outside the ring space.

I also quite liked how nobody important died. I kind of presumed a few people would, but keeping the main core of the show alive makes sense moving into next season I think.

The new systems to explore sure opens up options for them for following seasons. I wonder how long before we get alien races showing up. I hope we don't actually (other than maybe an underlying threat of one that could wipe everyone out). I think one of the things the Expanse has going for it is that it's just humans vs. humans in space. Adding in Star Trek esque vaguely humanoid alien species wouldn't really appeal to me.

Regardless, looking forward to next season!
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Old 06-28-2018, 11:38 AM   #87
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Finale was disjointed and choppy I was mildly disappointed. The last 10 seconds gave me chills and a strong
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:35 AM   #88
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Was a pretty good finale, but a bit rushed and a bit disjointed like you say Zamler. Mostly because they crammed a bit too much together from the materials for the condensed half season.

Those last few seconds will set up the next season. I look forward to the blood soaked gold rush.
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Old 08-26-2018, 08:58 PM   #89
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So I got into this show a bit later. On Season 3 now, just finished Ep 6. Wow. Gave me chills!
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Old 08-29-2018, 12:10 PM   #90
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So I got into this show a bit later. On Season 3 now, just finished Ep 6. Wow. Gave me chills!

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Wow this keeps getting better and better.

Season 2 is really good so far and I can't wait for Ganymede!
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Old 10-01-2018, 11:50 AM   #92
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Alt Shift X picks up The Expanse as a series he will cover going forward. Releases first video as a spoiler free primer for new watchers.

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Love the Alt Shift X videos for Game of Thrones, looking forward to more of these for the Expanse universe.
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Production has started on season 4, Amazon's posted the behind the scenes video.


Also the Expanse is getting a tabletop board game.
https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-expanse-...o-a-1827889646
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Just finished up book four last night, looking forward to seeing it get the tv treatment.
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Old 10-31-2018, 08:24 AM   #96
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I really wonder how they are going to do a whole alien environment. Did you like book four Bigtime? I found it a bit difficult to get into because of the new characters.

Alt-Shift X is back with his book 1 analysis
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I found book four a little slow to get into, but once I settled in with the new (and old) characters I enjoyed it. I'm hoping with the show being done by Amazon now perhaps they got a bigger SFX budget boost that could help with the setting of this upcoming season.

I've actually motored on and went through book 5 really fast and am now into book six. I really liked book 5 because of the POV characters we got in it versus the previous books, and book six is already giving us some unique POV chapters too. Plus despite the setting having alien stuff (protomolecule , etc.) they are keeping it very grounded in the reality of the universe they have created. I quite like that.
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Book 6 ship name, putting spoiler tags on it but so far no plot revolves around it:


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I read Leviathan Wakes and was quite underwhelmed. I can't recall one detail of that book. Sounds like it works better as a TV series.
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Youtube channel Spacedock has been doing a series called Force Recon: Ships of the Expanse in collaboration withe Expanse team. Information is considered canon:























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