the best guy
- Apr 4, 2020
ALL OF THEM! PROVE ME WRONG!
reddit userNot sure but Lego Star Wars is a masterpiece. The true beauty of the game shines when compared to the Star Wars source material it was based on. The sheer emotion and raw humanity presented by the characters goes much further than the average consumer can see. Every scene is beautiful in its own way, something that could only be done by Traveler's Tales distilling the franchise down to its core elements. Every blaster shot, every camera pan, and every single stud oozes charm and wonder. The true fan of the game can notice every detail and why it causes them to laugh, to cry tears of sorrow, or to reminisce of their childhood.
Anyone can watch a Star Wars movie and say, "Hey, that movie was great!" Anyone could say the same of the Eighth Wonder of the World that is Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga. Unfortunately, not everyone can recognize why it is.
At face value, the game is a simplified retelling of the greatest space opera story ever told. However, it goes much further than that. Many scenes from the movies appear, at first, to be retellings meant for young audience, but it couldn't be further from the truth. Many people remember the humorous elements of the games, but every iota of the game has a deeper meaning that only the most hardcore analysts could ever hope to catch even a passing glimpse of. For instance, in the first cutscene of The Phantom Menace's masterful Lego rendition, astute viewers may spot reflections of Variable Geometry Self-Propelled Battle Droids following closely below the "real" model. This may seem like a simple detail to show off the Trade Federations' polished floors, but it has a much deeper symbolism. This reflection is there to remind the player to reflect on the game and the impact it had on their lives as a whole. The "reality" of the droid lies above, overshadowing the things that are most important in life. Likewise, although the "Vulture Droids'" reflection is among the first to ever grace the player's screen, there are even more deeper meanings hidden in the floor below. Many people may simply stop after seeing the first few reflections, but there are even more. Like the rest of the game, the deeper meanings and reflections continue, in the hallway where Obi-Wan Kenobi and his master, Qui-Gon Jinn, are lead by a silver protocol droid named TC-14. This detail goes to show that nothing is ever as simple as it seems. Every layer has its own layers, hiding beneath what many people believe to be the "truth" of the symbolism.
I would gladly describe more of this world that has hidden in plain view of millions of those who partook in the greatest work of interactive computer software known to man, but I feel that I must leave some details for my readers to find on their own. Perhaps this will drive some of you to explore the deeper meanings of this work of art. Fret not in your endeavor! Though it be a trying road, there is always the chance that you will make a discovery as significant as my own!