Tag Archives: Star Wars

Tsk, tsk. Silly Stormtroopers

These guys were supposed to be the best soldiers in the Empire.

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New Star Wars shirt

This awesome tribute to Star Wars and VJ-Day was purchased sadly right before Carrie Fisher died. It will be my personal memorial to her.

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One childhood dream achieved

You have to weave through some junk at the core site, but you can go directly here to make your own pilot. I went with my Lego guy despite his lack of a chin for the strap.

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RIP: Carrie Fisher

I really thought she was going to make it when Carrie was moved to stable condition, but hey, 2016 didn’t think it was craptacular enough. Like most people my age in Gen X, I first encountered Carrie as Princess Leia … Continue reading

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Rogue One: Must See

A Star Wars movie without a Skywalker focus was a rather risky move but holy crap, the people behind Rogue One pulled it off! The main impetus to the film’s success was pursuing a different style. While Star Wars tends to be a … Continue reading

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Our Lego avatars are ready for Rogue One

Well, they’ve been ready for a few days. We saw the movie Thursday night, review coming without spoilers. Somara is dressed as Captain Andor and I am the U-Wing pilot which I found out is really General Merrick/Blue Leader. It’s … Continue reading

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Got two astromechs and a microphone

Yet when it comes to Jawas, the only thing you hear is their trademarked “Oo-tini!”

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Handy online X-Wing tool

Finally had an afterwork game of X-Wing with a co-worker who tends to play in numerous local tournaments. Thanks to this link Chris gave me, I was able to build nine out of 12 members of Red Squadron within 300 points. … Continue reading

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RIP Kenny Baker

The little man inside the R2-D2 “suit” passed away today. I think he also played an Ewok in Return whenever the lovable astromech wasn’t around. Besides Star Wars, he was one of the dimensional-hopping thieves in Time Bandits and probably some alien in Flash Gordon.

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Inaugural X-Wing game at Rogues Gallery

I participated in what I hope will be one of many X-Wing battles at my comic book store. It was also an opportunity to break in the new gaming mat Matthew and Kawika bought me as a cheer-up gift. I … Continue reading

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