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Old April 12 2013, 05:04 PM   #61
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Re: The Defiance Thread - News about the Show and Game

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There was a 30 minute introductory special that's bound to be repeated before the premiere. More impressive stuff. This looks to be a real event show!

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Old April 12 2013, 05:34 PM   #62
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I'm playing the game and having fun with it. There are specific missions whcich are "Episode" missions-meaning they are related to the tv show. They are on a time table-finish by a certain time or they go away. How they relate to the show remains to be seen...
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Old April 12 2013, 08:29 PM   #63
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I'm playing the game and having fun with it. There are specific missions whcich are "Episode" missions-meaning they are related to the tv show. They are on a time table-finish by a certain time or they go away. How they relate to the show remains to be seen...
Well, how the first set relates to the show is fairly obvious if you've watched the first 15 minutes of the show.
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Old April 14 2013, 02:48 AM   #64
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I'm playing the game and having fun with it. There are specific missions whcich are "Episode" missions-meaning they are related to the tv show. They are on a time table-finish by a certain time or they go away. How they relate to the show remains to be seen...
Well, how the first set relates to the show is fairly obvious if you've watched the first 15 minutes of the show.
Which I will do after the whole episode broadcasts. I hate spoilers.
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Old April 14 2013, 04:08 AM   #65
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I think the 30-minute special was just a compilation of the various featurettes that have been around for a while, though I'm not sure.
I watched it on Hulu, and it did seems to be new footage.
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Old April 14 2013, 06:01 AM   #66
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Well, how the first set relates to the show is fairly obvious if you've watched the first 15 minutes of the show.
Which I will do after the whole episode broadcasts. I hate spoilers.
Which is fine - but the video of the first 15 minutes of the show aren't a spoiler, by definition, as there's no preceding plot!
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Old April 14 2013, 06:18 AM   #67
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once again it looks like another show with impressive FX and production but in the places where it counts-the characters and writing-it looks very mediocre.
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Old April 14 2013, 01:45 PM   #68
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once again it looks like another show with impressive FX and production but in the places where it counts-the characters and writing-it looks very mediocre.
Not sure where you're getting that. I thought the opening minutes that have been broadcast so far were well-done in terms of the character writing, and the more I hear about the worldbuilding and saga of the show, the more clever and intriguing it gets.
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Old April 14 2013, 02:37 PM   #69
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The pilot is online illegally. Someone copied and rereleased the hulu degra saw probably.

It's a Western dressed up as scifi.

A fist full of dollars meets blazing saddles without the comedy.

Nothing to write home about.

Conman turned sheriff.

Seen that before.

Two of Dexter's dead Girlfriends on the same set.

I wonder if they joke about that during lunch?

Jamie is using an American-like-lite accent to reference an earlier conversation.

It's science fiction so I have to watch it but I hate westerns.

So I'm conflicted.

Maybe it's late and I'm tired, and I watched 6 episodes of Sports Night right before I cued up Defiance, which set the bar high but it's the usual archetypes going through the usual motions.

Unimpressed.
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Old April 16 2013, 03:45 AM   #70
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Old April 16 2013, 04:10 AM   #71
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I thought it was good.
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Old April 16 2013, 04:50 AM   #72
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Meh. Like Revolution, the back story is more interesting than the main story.
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Old April 16 2013, 06:16 AM   #73
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I really enjoyed the premiere. Looking forward to more.
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Old April 16 2013, 06:49 AM   #74
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Reminded me of a cross between Terra Nova and Falling Skies. I'm not so sure where they will go with this one, it will be interesting to see what the next episodes are like. It's a little cornier than I expected.

Thank heavens they let me know the show would continue every commercial break. This spared me much of the anxiety I have watching shows on network TV.

I appreciate the attempts at diversity but why do so many sci-fi shows seem to get poor uninteresting black actors? Pete Ross, Mayweather, Ford, etc. Unfortunately I can guess the answer.

Massive disconnect between the look and effectiveness of that alien force.

Some dodgy FX aside it all looks pretty good and it is actual sci-fi so there's that. I hope I feel more for it as it goes on but I can't help feel this is filler for the moment.
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Old April 16 2013, 08:31 AM   #75
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Thought it was really way cool (they had alien combat mecha!) and liked several of the characters right away. Lots of directions for this series to go in, so I'll definitely be tuning in to see what happens next.
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