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#1 Edited by TG_15 (282 posts) - - Show Bio

I have some trouble trying to understand the different franchises' timelines, so help me out here; which universe (by number of timelines) has the most continuities and which ones have the least? Note the below are not in order.

Star Wars

Marvel

DC

Transformers

AvP

Terminator

I'd appreciate it if someone would rank them from the least canonical continuities to the most, and numbers to indicate how many universes/timelines each has would be better!

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#5 Posted by The_Magister (10334 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes.

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#6 Posted by RukelnikovFTW (4853 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not 100% sure, but isn't canon SW a single continuity?

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#7 Posted by TG_15 (282 posts) - - Show Bio

Afaik SW seems to have at least 3 continuities.

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#8 Edited by Wolfrazer (15487 posts) - - Show Bio

@tg_15: @rukelnikovftw:

Star Wars has.

Legends Continuity= The previous Canon before Disney bought it.

Disney Canon= The Current Canon.

Infinities Canon= Non-Canon. Generally these are things like the Star Wars Infinities series, Dark side endings in games, Lego games etc, etc and so on.

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#9 Edited by RukelnikovFTW (4853 posts) - - Show Bio

@wolfrazer said:

@tg_15: @rukelnikovftw:

Star Wars has.

Legends Continuity= The previous Canon before Disney bought it.

Disney Canon= The Current Canon.

Infinities Canon= Non-Canon. Generally these are things like the Star Wars Infinities series, Dark side endings in games, Lego games etc, etc and so on.

Yeah, that's why I said only 1 canon continuity. Legends ain't canon anymore.

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#10 Edited by Wolfrazer (15487 posts) - - Show Bio

@rukelnikovftw: It has 3 technically. Or if you take out Infinities, it has 2.

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#11 Edited by RukelnikovFTW (4853 posts) - - Show Bio

@wolfrazer said:

@rukelnikovftw: It has 3 technically. Or if you take out Infinities, it has 2.

But Legends ain't canon anymore... nvm, I guess I misunderstood the OP

Btw I never knew about the "Infinities" but is that where things like SWToR, and other games fell?

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#12 Posted by Wolfrazer (15487 posts) - - Show Bio

@rukelnikovftw: Legends isn't Current Canon right, but it's still a continuity.

Also no, SWTOR is apart of Legends.

The Infinities are like the lego games, the movie Infinities comics, the darkside endings to games like TFU 1/2, Kotor 1/2, those sorts of things.

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#13 Posted by RukelnikovFTW (4853 posts) - - Show Bio

@rukelnikovftw: Legends isn't Current Canon right, but it's still a continuity.

Also no, SWTOR is apart of Legends.

The Infinities are like the lego games, the movie Infinities comics, the darkside endings to games like TFU 1/2, Kotor 1/2, those sorts of things.

Oh, so KoToR was canon previous to the Revan novels? I thought he was made canon then and not in the game itself. What about JK games? I know Katarn was legends canon, but were the events of the games canon too?

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#14 Posted by Wolfrazer (15487 posts) - - Show Bio

@rukelnikovftw: Yes, the Kotor games are Legends canon, specifically the lightside. The JK games and the events in them(minus the darkside endings) are Legends canon too.

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#15 Posted by RL4 (1357 posts) - - Show Bio

Godzilla continuity is FUBAR. Like each movie with only a few exceptions is like a sequel to the original.

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#16 Posted by TG_15 (282 posts) - - Show Bio

@rl4: Do Marvel and DC have dozens of canonical continuities? I heard many of them are small or defunct.

@wolfrazer:Strangely, Lego characters are canon.

http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/M-OC

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#18 Posted by TG_15 (282 posts) - - Show Bio

Bump.

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#19 Posted by RukelnikovFTW (4853 posts) - - Show Bio

@rukelnikovftw: Yes, the Kotor games are Legends canon, specifically the lightside. The JK games and the events in them(minus the darkside endings) are Legends canon too.

Thanks!

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#20 Posted by RukelnikovFTW (4853 posts) - - Show Bio

@rl4 said:

Godzilla continuity is FUBAR. Like each movie with only a few exceptions is like a sequel to the original.

Really? Wow, that is fouled up indeed.

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#21 Posted by RL4 (1357 posts) - - Show Bio

@rl4 said:

Godzilla continuity is FUBAR. Like each movie with only a few exceptions is like a sequel to the original.

Really? Wow, that is fouled up indeed.

Yeah, and multiply that by the 25+ godzilla films and it's just a mess