Category Archives: Expanded Universe

Comparing Original Trilogy and Force Awakens X-Wings and TIEs

I already blogged about the new Star Wars Micro Machines that London got on Force Friday. I got a little something myself – the new Force Awakens core set for the X-Wing Miniatures Game (currently an exclusive at Target and … Continue reading

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Starting a Star Wars: Dark Empire roleplaying campaign

After spending most of the spring playing D&D, and most of the summer not roleplaying, London and I have been grooving more on Star Wars lately, and specifically on Dark Empire. I read all the DE comics to London a … Continue reading

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Cool concept art from The Star Wars comic

I’ve always been a sucker for movie concept art. It’s basically alternate history applied to film. And as a roleplayer, concept art is a goldmine–a lot of “official” RPG characters and vehicles were born from concept art (like the Star … Continue reading

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Tales of the Flaming Vagabond, Battlestar Galactica edition

For the prequel to this post, go here. This round started when Stefan Garcia wrote: Found this blog off of SVPOW’s latest post. Looks like the ship made it into the new Battlestar Galactica fleet (ship #4): That’s the composite … Continue reading

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Redoing some villians, venues, and vehicles from the Star Wars prequels

A frequent theme when discussions of the prequels come up is that there is too much stuff. Like four different shiny silver spaceships in the space of three movies. Or three basically interchangeable henchmen: Darth Maul, Count Dooku, and General … 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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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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