Tag Archives: Star Wars

Irregular’s Intel – The Former Expanded Universe

Those of you in the know, know what I mean when I say “Former Expanded Universe,” AKA Legends. About 25 years ago, or so, books were published that gave Star Wars fans tales of what happened after the Battle of Endor. These stories were complete with timelines, new characters and mostly logical destinies for our beloved characters. Some believed dead returned and were developed into truly interesting entities while others became as legendary as a Skywalker or a Solo.  Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – The Former Expanded Universe

Irregular’s Intel – The Last Jedi and Leadership

Like pretty much every other Star Wars fan I went to see Ep VIII last weekend. I left thoroughly enjoying the movie and am happy to see the saga taking the direction that it is. Now, there is quite a bit of subtext to the movie, but I found myself being inundated by a message that felt like it was a tutorial just for me. The movie felt like a series of object lessons on leadership… how it is done right, how it is done wrong, and the importance of keeping a cool head in the midst of chaos.  Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – The Last Jedi and Leadership

GW1 Issue 135 – Happy Beeps

Not so long ago in an Outpost that’s pretty nearby… that’s right, we’re talking The Last Jedi this week. Yes, there are spoilers, but fans will have seen the movie already anyway! But before we get to what we thought of the movie, there was a lot of news in the geek world over the past week. We have some snippets you may have missed and we also talk the big Disney/Fox deal and what it means for some of our favorite properties. Listen now!  Continue reading GW1 Issue 135 – Happy Beeps

She Geek Critique – Feel the Force

Like so many other people, I saw Star Wars: The Last Jedi over the weekend. If you follow GW1 you already know I’m not what you’d call a Star Wars fan (not like some people I know), but I enjoy the movies well enough. And this one was no different – it told a good story, had a couple interesting twists, looked great. Yet many Star Wars fans seem to be torn over the movie.  Continue reading She Geek Critique – Feel the Force

Playing Around – The Force is Legion

This week, geeks worldwide are (not surprisingly) thinking of nothing but Star Wars. So it seems like a great time to cover an upcoming game featuring the warfare side of the galaxy far, far away. Expected early in 2018, Star Wars: Legion from Fantasy Flight Games is the tabletop miniatures combat game fans have been waiting for.  Continue reading Playing Around – The Force is Legion