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[Rewrite] Non-Face Character Wookiees (Formerly Generic.)

 
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:23 pm    Post subject: [Rewrite] Non-Face Character Wookiees (Formerly Generic.) Reply with quote

Standard Name: Non-face Character Wookiees
Primary Detachment: Docking Bay 94
Submission Date: 6/22/18
Existing Standard URL: http://newsite.rebellegion.com/generic-wookiee/
Front Image
URL: http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20070120142446/starwars/images/d/d1/WookieeWarriors.jpg
Source: ROTS Photoshoot
Back / Second View Image
URL: http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/aliens/images/4/4a/Wookies.jpg
Source: ROTS Photoshoot
Character Description
Wookiees are humanoid in shape, with a head, a torso, and four limbs, and they stand 2.1 meters on average. Their upper limbs, or arms, ended with hands sporting four fingers plus an opposable thumb that allowed them to grab things. Being a species of tree-climbers, Wookiees had a strong back, dexterous hands and thick calve muscles. For the same evolutionary reasons, they also possessed curved retractable claws that sprouted from hidden sheaths in their fingertips with the flex of a muscle. Their heads featured a pair of forward-facing eyes, the color of which ranged from blue to brown, with some individuals having green, yellow golden or red irises.
Wookiees have a uniform coat of water-shedding hair, the color of which ranges from black to brown according to the subspecies. In fact, the word "Wookiee" was in fact a catch-all term referring to a number of related races that could be distinguished primarily by their fur. The most common subspecies were the Rwooks, who came from the region of Rwookrrorro and whose hair was typically brown, red and chestnut. Although albino Wookiees were rare, they were not unheard of. However, such a birth was generally held to be a bad omen, as white hair did not blend in with the earth tones of their forest surroundings.
Like many other humanoids, the Wookiees had two sexes; male and female. Female Wookiees had six breasts* and gave birth to live-born young, with their gestation period nearly a year long. Wookiee pups were large at birth, averaging slightly less than one meter. After birth, a Wookiee grew very fast, fully conscious and able to walk unassisted within one standard year. During the course of maturation, the individual would grow to about 2 meters, with exceptionally tall individuals attaining 2.3 meters. However, cases of nanism were rumored to exist, and very old Wookiees tended to shrink, becoming as short 1.70 meters.

* The source of the six breasted Wookiee females is apparently a 1983 Time Magazine interview with George Lucas. Wookieepedia cites this as the only source:

Quote:
The abundant fantasy on the screen is a mere sliver of Lucas' imaginary universe. Behind any creature may be a little volume of fable or cultural anthropology. Chewbacca is a favorite of Lucas', and he can go on and on about the Wookie tribe. They come from a damp jungle planet where they reside in tree houses and live to be 350 years old. The six-breasted females deliver their offspring in litters. After an invasion by Imperial forces, which may be alluded to in the "prequel," the Wookies were rounded up by slave traders and sold throughout the Empire. Chewy was rescued by Han Solo and installed as his copilot. Got that?

(Source Wookieepedia)
(Source http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,953916,00.html#ixzz26fQkfFb3)

Required Items
Height
7’ Minimum Height Required
Body Suit
Item Image
URL: https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/starwars/images/7/75/Wookiee_charge_ROTSSB.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20110425152340
Source: ROTS Behind the Scenes
Required Details
● Complete hair suit using natural or synthetic fibers, either tied or using National Fibre Technology Hair. No fun fur or modified Rubies suits.
● Hair should be natural colors such as brown, blond, auburn, black, grey, or all white (albino).
● Hair should average at least 6 inches or longer, but 8-10 inch long hair is preferred.
● Complete coverage is required; no bald spots or exposed skin/undersuit.
● Arm length must be proportionate to that of the overall body look. No T-REX Arms.
● A muscle suit may be worn beneath the fur to create definition as seen in the Star Wars films, so long as it maintains the correct proportions (i.e. No Incredible Hulk Wookiees)

Additional Images
URL: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-hpsfdscq9Ak/Tn-Wrw_-blI/AAAAAAAAKxc/q2mBXqT_td8/s1600/WOOKIES.jpg
Source: ROTS Behind the Scenes

URL: http://www.highlandcitadel.com/Tarfful/images/var/resizes/Hairless_Wookiee_Mask_on_Muscle_Suit.jpg
Source: Archives

URL: https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/starwars/images/e/ea/Wookieeacting.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20070407004317
Source: ROTS Behind the Scenes
Mask
Item Image
URL: https://www.themarysue.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/wookies.jpg
Source: ROTS Screenshot
Required Details
● Mask hair muct match the suit.
● The mask must completely cover the head and neck, without completely obscuring the shape of the shoulders.
● The eyes, a smooth black nose, and a large jaw/muzzle should all be clearly visible.
● A slight mustache like feature of the same colour as the dark brow/grey mix should be present as well. The mouth should have a slight frown when closed.
● The mask hair should be smooth and well groomed, not bushy, so that the mask’s shape and structure are clear.
● Static masks should not be frozen in an opened position. All static mouths should be fully closed.
● Although a functioning jaw and/or lip snarl is not required, the skin and lips of any mechanical masks should appear as one piece, rather than a separated jaw and face. This refers only to the mask’s outward appearance, not the underskull. Costumers should be aware that mechanical jaws and lips are complex projects requiring purpose-built components using special materials. They cannot simply be added to an existing latex rubber mask. Consult the costuming resources and fellow Wookiee costumers for advice on this project.
● Eye makeup (shades of black or brown) should be worn around the eyes and completely cover any exposed skin.

Additional Images

URL: https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/star-wars-canon/images/1/14/ROTS_Wookies.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20160802072005
Source: ROTS Screenshot

URL: https://scontent.fcmh1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/34028944_10156511371325972_3597148454586941440_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=d917a03df762f9885fa79fdad8a19b72&oe=5BBA7E88
Source: Solo Sticker Book
Hands
Item Image
URL: http://images.buystarwarstoys.com/products/8783/1-1/chewbacca-wookiee-hands.jpg
Source: Licensed Costume Piece
Required Details
● Dark brown, gray, or black gloves should be worn.
● There should be enough overlap between the gloves and the wrists of the hair suit that no skin is exposed.
● Gloves may be made of leather, vinyl, cloth, or rubber.
● Claws/nails are encouraged, but not required.
Toes
Item Image
URL: http://i.imgur.com/WCkXrAJ.jpg
Source: Ryan Ricks’s Sculpt

Required Details
● Feet must be completely covered with hair except for the bottom and the toes.
● Feet are either brown or black with black toenails
● Feet are symmetrical and should have 5 toes with visible claws/toenails
Additional Images
URL: https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1205/954456991_64de0d0542_z.jpg?zz=1
Source: Costume Exhibit

URL: https://farm5.static.flickr.com/4004/4268337562_b46a082083_b.jpg
Source: Costume Exhibit

Optional Items
Bandolier
Item Image
URL: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/3b/df/bb/3bdfbb8f36a9d6e61deefc590d4b2bd0.jpg
Source: ROTS Photoshoot
Required Details
● Dark brown leather or faux leather bandolier, approximately 3 inches wide with a narrow center strap holding two different sizes of ammo box in the style of the ROTS Wookiee Warriors
● The boxes should have edge detailing.
● Bandolier may have leather pouches
Additional Images
URL: https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1205/954456991_64de0d0542_z.jpg?zz=1
Source: Costume Exhibit

URL: https://farm5.static.flickr.com/4004/4268337562_b46a082083_b.jpg
Source: Costume Exhibit
Bowcaster
Item Image
URL: http://outerrimnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Bowcaster-SW.png
Source: Archives
Required Details
● Bowcaster has a reddish body and gold accents
● Gold bow with a ball on each end
● Greeblies matching reference photos

Additional Images
URL: https://i.pinimg.com/736x/37/af/c7/37afc7f9f20372be36630c16fff23f4c--crossbow-chewbacca.jpg
Source: ROTS Photoshoot
Armour
Item Image
URL: http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20060208212451/starwars/images/c/ca/Salporin.jpg
Source: Photoshoot
Required Details
● Wookiees may wear helmets, arm shields, shoulder pauldrons, etc in the style of the ROTS Wookiee Warriors
● Wookiees are not seen to be wearing clothes in the sense of other humanoid Star Wars characters, such as, shirts, pants, robes, tabards, shoes, or any other article of clothing are unacceptable for approval.
Additional Images
URL: http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20070501125601/starwars/images/3/32/Merumeru.jpg
Source: Photoshoot
Source:Costume Resources

● Rebel Legion Wookiee Forums-http://www.forum.rebellegion.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=400
● GotWookiee.com
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:31 pm    Post subject: Re: Non-Face Character Wookiees (Formerly Generic. Rewrite) Reply with quote

Looks pretty good, for the most part. I have some minor suggestions aimed at making things clearer and answering common questions that newbies have.

My notes are color coded. Additions in green, subtractions in red.

Bacca9 wrote:
● Complete hair suit using natural or synthetic fibers, either tied or using National Fiber Fibre Technology Hair.

NFT spells fiber with the American spelling.

Bacca9 wrote:
Faux fur or fun fur is not acceptable, as it is not long enough.

Faux fur is a common question as most are not aware that faux fur longer than 4" doesn't exist, so mentioning why will help answer a lot of questions before they are asked.

I recommend replacing this:
Bacca9 wrote:
or modified Rubies suits.

with this:
Quote:
No yarn or shag carpet Wookiees. The Rubies Supreme Edition Chewbacca suits are NOT acceptable even with modification.

Mostly just re-wording it, spelling things out. Remember that not everyone knows what a Rubies suit is. It helps to identify it by its proper name, especially for non-English speakers.
We've also had yarn and shag carpet Wookiees submitted or suggested before.
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