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    Quote Originally Posted by Eranziel View Post
    Just watched the last half of the season, thoroughly enjoyed it. It was really refreshing to not have a giant gaping cliffhanger for a season finale like is typical for TV.
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    Avasarala becomes more of a string puller than a hands on character. But that's ok, because Drummer/Micho Pa and Ashford/Bull is a wonderful shashup of 4 relatively boring characters, and I'm interested to see how that plays out.
    I saw Bull moreso in Drummer, what part of his role did they put into Ashford? Granted the memorable part of Bull to me was the mech suit, so maybe I'm forgetting something.
    In the books Bulls big thing was being the most experienced & qualified person to lead the ship, but not getting the role for political reasons and how he handles that.

    That was Ashfords arc on the show and the big way show-ashford differed from book-ashford.

    Show-Ashford, as a character, was a lot more likeable because of the personality traits he was given from bull.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicholai Pestot View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Eranziel View Post
    Just watched the last half of the season, thoroughly enjoyed it. It was really refreshing to not have a giant gaping cliffhanger for a season finale like is typical for TV.
    Quote Originally Posted by Pattern View Post
    Avasarala becomes more of a string puller than a hands on character. But that's ok, because Drummer/Micho Pa and Ashford/Bull is a wonderful shashup of 4 relatively boring characters, and I'm interested to see how that plays out.
    I saw Bull moreso in Drummer, what part of his role did they put into Ashford? Granted the memorable part of Bull to me was the mech suit, so maybe I'm forgetting something.
    In the books Bulls big thing was being the most experienced & qualified person to lead the ship, but not getting the role for political reasons and how he handles that.

    That was Ashfords arc on the show and the big way show-ashford differed from book-ashford.

    Show-Ashford, as a character, was a lot more likeable because of the personality traits he was given from bull.
    Bull got split into both Ashford and Drummer.

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    and it made the two far more engaging than in the books. Was a good call.

    Hopefully they can do something similar with the next bit/book. Which kinda took a long time to get anywhere imo.

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    Yeah, they did a pretty good job with Drummer and Ashford. I could've done without the Belter accent, but I know what they were going for there.

    I also just remembered that they mixed Sam into Drummer as well (during last season too I think), other than her engineering skills.

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    "I think we could all do with sitting back a bit and detaching ourselves from the situation to really think about how these issues reflect on our future and how we discuss them here and be a bit less aggressive or defensive because everyone has a complicated set of circumstances that has led the to place importance on particular issues and it doesn't meany any of them is less valid, we just need to look at the broader picture"

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    Fan trailer, p good

    "I think we could all do with sitting back a bit and detaching ourselves from the situation to really think about how these issues reflect on our future and how we discuss them here and be a bit less aggressive or defensive because everyone has a complicated set of circumstances that has led the to place importance on particular issues and it doesn't meany any of them is less valid, we just need to look at the broader picture"

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    Kickstarter just launched a RPG based on the The Expanse .

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...leplaying-game

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    Quote Originally Posted by Candy Crush View Post
    Kickstarter just launched a RPG based on the The Expanse .

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...leplaying-game
    Full circle it is, given that the series is based on books that were based on the story that evolved during an RPG campaign.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Candy Crush View Post
    Kickstarter just launched a RPG based on the The Expanse .

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...leplaying-game
    Already funded:
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    Season 3 coming to Amazon Prime streaming on the 8th. Season 4 scheduled for late 2019.

    https://variety.com/2019/digital/new...ng-1203113740/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boltorano View Post
    Season 3 coming to Amazon Prime streaming on the 8th. Season 4 scheduled for late 2019.

    https://variety.com/2019/digital/new...ng-1203113740/
    Season 3 is already available to stream on Amazon via Roku, etc. Web browser still asks you to pay for each episode, though.

    Or at least I was able to stream it without paying for it when I binged the series last week.

    Definitely not a bad show; certainly above average for TV sci-fi.

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    It popped up a few times as a streaming option over the past few months, but that seems to have been unintentional.

    Did not work on the Roku, FireTV, and Chromecast TVs I have access to.

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    Nothing available over here yet on Prime. Not that I care, I mean who hasn't seen season 1-3 yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overspark View Post
    Nothing available over here yet on Prime. Not that I care, I mean who hasn't seen season 1-3 yet?
    Me. Because season 3 was never available on Netflix here. So yeah, I care very much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hel OWeen View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Overspark View Post
    Nothing available over here yet on Prime. Not that I care, I mean who hasn't seen season 1-3 yet?
    Me. Because season 3 was never available on Netflix here. So yeah, I care very much.
    And you’re the one person left without a BitTorrent client?

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    the basic


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    Quote Originally Posted by Lachesis VII View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Hel OWeen View Post
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    Nothing available over here yet on Prime. Not that I care, I mean who hasn't seen season 1-3 yet?
    Me. Because season 3 was never available on Netflix here. So yeah, I care very much.
    And you’re the one person left without a BitTorrent client?
    Yes, obviously. I've yet to use a torrent for the first time*) in my life.

    *) Excluding implicit usage like game updaters which are torrent based

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hel OWeen View Post
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    Nothing available over here yet on Prime. Not that I care, I mean who hasn't seen season 1-3 yet?
    Me. Because season 3 was never available on Netflix here. So yeah, I care very much.
    And you’re the one person left without a BitTorrent client?
    Yes, obviously. I've yet to use a torrent for the first time*) in my life.

    *) Excluding implicit usage like game updaters which are torrent based
    Sounds like a personal problem.

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    I don't even know what the go-to sites are anymore. Most of my EVE friends around my age from 10 years ago seem to have vanished into the ether. The people I know who are still around are all in their early 20s and seem to use sketchy russian streaming sites full of viruses instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boltorano View Post
    I don't even know what the go-to sites are anymore. Most of my EVE friends around my age from 10 years ago seem to have vanished into the ether. The people I know who are still around are all in their early 20s and seem to use sketchy russian streaming sites full of viruses instead.
    Pirate Bay + proxy remains a solid option.

    Or there's something like https://www2.two-movies.name/watch_t...e_Expanse/3/1/

    Just open it in an incognito Chrome window with good adblock.

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