Available in three sizes:
If you are looking for other interesting StarWars websites, here is a list of my favourite links:
First the official ones from the Lucasfilm Empire:
|Off course...... Starwars.com|
|The Lucasfilm Main page|
|The ILM page, mostly for professionals|
|The Lucasarts page, for Gamers|
R2-D2 related fan pages
|The main page of the R2 Builder´s Club|
|Astromech.net, by now the database center of the R2 builder´s world. At least as important as the Builder´s Club site !||http://www.astromech.net|
|The Droidworkshop.com; very good early version of the "official" drawings.Sadly offline now, but try the Internet wayback machine.||http://www.thedroidworkshop.com|
|Ramjet´s R2 page , with dimensioned pdf-drawings. Highly recommended !|
|The page of Christina Carr and Martin Hunger´s R2-D2, two other very early pioneers of R2-building ! Also offline now, but I hope it can still be found.||http://carrhunger.0catch.com/scifi/R2/R2.html|
|Robert Brown´s R2-D2 analysis page. With
lots of pictures of all the gadgets.
Sadly no loner online for reasons unknown, but listed here anyway, you still find it in some webarchives
|The Droids TV Episode Guide.||http://www.pazsaz.com/droids.html|
|Claudio Eckert, the guy with the R2 costume||http://www.clau.de|
|The page of Jean-Marie Melanson||http://members.tripod.com/~JMMELANSON/r2d2.htm|
|Avayan.com. A more commercial page concentrated on the electronics side of R2||http://www.avayan.com|
General StarWars sites
Do I have to say more?
|Tim, a professional SFX Artist, has scratchbuilt a variety of brilliant SW models, among them a TIE-Bomber and a Y-Wing. But his masterpiece is his original-size Falcon model, presented here with a how-to-do-manual.||.|
|If you ever wanted to know
everything, and I mean everything, about Solo´s ship, this is your
link. In my view one of the best SW homepages I have found!
Sadly no longer online, but can still be found on some webarchives !
|Robert Brown´s Millenium Falcon Page|
|Curtis Saxton´s Technical StarWars Homepages.||http://www.theforce.net/swtc/|
|The 501st Stormtrooper Legion||http://www.501st.com|
|How to build your Stormtrooper costume, and many other useful things like a vacuum table.||http://www.studiocreations.com/howto/index.html|
|Hasbro, successor of Kenner toys||http://starwars.hasbro.com/|
|Estes Industries, Makers of the R2-D2 rocket|
|The magazine so many of us grew up with as the only source of SciFi news, before the Internet... Starlog !|
German sites - Deutsche Seiten
|The official German StarWars Fan Club||http://www.oswfc.de|
|The site of Jedi-Con 2001, 2004 and all forthcoming cons||http://www.jedi-con.de|
|Starwarsunion, a German SW news site||http://www.starwars-union.de|
|Claus Morell from Hamburg||http://www.outerrim.de|
|Alexander´s superb CHEWBACCA costume was THE highlight on JediCon 2004. This page shows all about the costume||http://www.wookiee.de|
Many people helped me with the design and the construction of this homepage. Thanks to everyone and some special thanks to:
Off course, there are probably thousands of books and articles about our favourite little robot. I will try to list the most interesting books, magazines and other sources that helped me to collect all that knowledge about Artoo and to built my droid.
to be expanded....
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