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Star Wars: Scoundrels by Timothy Zahn (book review).

June 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Scoundrels by Timothy Zahn (book review).

What happens when some smugglers, swindlers, gamblers and the odd Rebel team-up to conduct a heist on high-ranking figure from one of the galaxy’s most notorious crime syndicates? This is the question posed by Timothy Zahn’s novel ‘Star Wars: Scoundrels’, a book that throws Han Solo and Lando Calrissian firmly into the world of ‘Ocean’s […]

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Star Wars: Riptide by Paul S. Kemp (book review).

May 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Riptide by Paul S. Kemp (book review).

‘Star Wars: Riptide’ by Paul S. Kemp is a follow up to ‘Star Wars: Crosscurrent’ and features many of the same characters. To avoid plot spoilers it is best not to read this review if you haven’t read ‘Crosscurrent’ yet, which you should do. It’s quite good. Following the events in ‘Star Wars: Crosscurrent’, the […]

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Want to appear in the next Star Wars movie as an extra?

May 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Want to appear in the next Star Wars movie as an extra?

J.J. Abrams has teamed up with the charity Unicef to offer fans the chance to appear in shot in the next Star Wars movie and meet JJ himself. Here’s the blurb . . . Star Wars fans, movie lovers, and dreamers, this is it. The return of the most beloved franchise of all time, and […]

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Star Wars: Crosscurrent by Paul S. Kemp (book review).

May 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Crosscurrent by Paul S. Kemp (book review).

I quite like ‘Star Wars’ but have only a nodding acquaintance with the films and am not a ‘Warsie’, if there is such a being. I mention this in order to elicit forgiveness in advance for any errors I make from those hardcore fans who know Han Solo’s shoe size and Darth Vader’s favourite colour. […]

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Star Wars: Empire And Rebellion: Honor Among Thieves by James S.A. Corey (book review).

May 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Empire And Rebellion: Honor Among Thieves by James S.A. Corey (book review).

‘Star Wars: Honour Among Thieves’ and includes the short story ‘Silver and Scarlet’, all by James SA Corey now occupies a unique place in ‘Star Wars’ history. It is the last novel to be published by Del Rey within the continuity of the ‘Expanded Universe’. Last month, Lucasfilm announced that the books, outside of the […]

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Star Wars Rebels gets some trailer action.

May 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Rebels gets some trailer action.

Starring a small band of heroes – Sabine, Kanan, Hera, Ezra, Zeb, and Chopper – Star Wars Rebels is set in a time where the Empire rules through fear and shrouds the galaxy in darkness. This trailer offers many new glimpses at sequences from the show, including the starship Ghost chased by TIE Fighters; young […]

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Star Wars: Episode VII . . . official casting news – who’s in, who’s out!

April 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Episode VII . . . official casting news – who’s in, who’s out!

The beast at Disney has finally released the official news of who is in and who is out on J.J. Abrams’ as yet untitled Star Wars: Episode VII (the film is scheduled to hit the cinemas on December 18th 2015), so here’s the score . . . John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and […]

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The Han Solo Adventures (featuring Han Solo At Stars’ End, Han Solo’s Revenge and Han Solo And The Lost Legacy) by Brian Daley (book review).

April 21, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
The Han Solo Adventures (featuring Han Solo At Stars’ End, Han Solo’s Revenge and Han Solo And The Lost Legacy) by Brian Daley (book review).

There has been much talk lately of the ‘Star Wars’ spin-off movies, with Disney wanting to pursue a similar approach to their work with Marvel in using the ‘Star Wars’ movies as the central point around which they can break-out characters into stories. Debates within ‘Star Wars’ fandom have raged about which characters should deserve […]

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Galactic Starfighter… I’m Luke, fly me.

February 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Galactic Starfighter… I’m Luke, fly me.

LucasArts has just announced their new free-to-play Star Wars The Old Republic expansion, called Galactic Starfighter. Early access was previously granted to subscribers, but starting now, joe public can jump right into its 12v12 Player-vs-Player dogfighting combat. To celebrate the official launch, all players will be able to access new gameplay being added today including: […]

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Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game (minatures game review).

January 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game (minatures game review).

‘Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game’, published by the prodigious Fantasy Flight Games, is essentially a space dogfight simulation game that is played out on any tabletop/convenient flat surface. The aim is simple: blast your opponent into space dust, through the moving of your ships into firing arcs and rolling special dice to see if you […]

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