Monthly Archives: February 2014

Star Wars, the next generation

Well, I finally introduced my son, London, to Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game. To say that he’s into it would be a colossal–nay, a cosmic–understatement. We’re rolling with the West End Games 1st edition from 1987, which I cut teeth … Continue reading

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Zoe Saldana as Gamora would make an awesome Salla Zend

Evidence: Zoe as Gamora from the Guardians of the Galaxy trailer. Salla Zend from Star Wars: Dark Empire. Salla Zend is near and dear to my heart as the builder of the Starlight Intruder, which cast an unusually large shadow … Continue reading

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Collect Call of Cthulhu, Part 8: Bryan Riolo’s unnerving stare

When he’s not catapulting us through time to face the real titans from Earth’s history, Bryan Riolo voyages across strange realms of space and sanity to confront the Outer Darkness. He depicts Cthulhu as vast, complex, unknowable, and fundamentally Not … Continue reading

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Carbonite time machine

As Larry Niven taught us in his Known Space stories, a stasis box is a one-way time machine to the future. Maybe even the distant future. I dunno if the Star Wars galaxy has stasis boxes, but they have carbonite … Continue reading

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