Help Save

I blogged earlier this month that Lucasfilm/Lucasonline plans to shutter at the beginning of June 2011.

Today, a commenter asked for help with the Archive Team’s effort to preserve the site–something that they have already done with the Star Wars forums on The details are below:

An effort to preserve a public copy of is underway by the If you are a Linux user (there’s a coordination script) w/ grep 2.6.2, bandwidth to spare and multiple GBs of free harddrive space to save thousands of 4k-12k .html files. Please stop by the irc. #archivestrikesback (or the main ArchiveTeam irc #archiveteam)
[or if you can wget, we’ll figure something out]

The in the past preserved before it’s demise, in addition to non-SW saves like Geocities and currently working on Friendster.

More details of the archiving effort are available on their mediawiki-enabled site here.