I Scream Cone (get it?! …) over on his Flickr has created a beautiful Star Wars diorama of Mos Eisley in Lego. It is really quite well done.
Iain McCaig, a concept artist who worked on the Prequels, reveals that the original art he made for the Revenge of the Sith has an alternate storyline where Padme was going to kill Anakin.
In that original concept, Padme had a stronger roll in the film. She was an active member in forming the Rebel Alliance and betrayed Anakin, even going so far as bringing a knife to kill him on Mustafar. In that scene, Padme holds a knife to Anakin’s throat, but cannot kill him because she loves him too much. Continue reading Padme a Stronger Woman in the Original Revenge of the Sith
In this final round of the Imperial Assault Store Champs at 401 Games, 2016 Canadian Nationals winner Jon C attempts to lock down the trophy with his aggressive Luke Skywalker list.
Special Rules: Players build two lists, one Imperial and one Rebel. Only ships that appeared in the original three movies (not special edition) can be used. All pilots and upgrades are free to use, however TLT is banned. Every match will be played Imperials vs Rebels… The player with the most plays of one faction will play the opposite faction. If players are tied for factional plays the Rebel player will be determined by die roll. Every match is classic ships, Rebellion against the Empire. Sounds pretty cool, right? A return to Star Wars?
This wonderful format provided by dockingbay416 was being played at 401 Games with some new tweaks to the rules. It had a steep entry fee for me but the participation prize was acrylic ship placement markers, there was to be a draw for custom painted ships and it’s just over an hour from home. I mentioned it to my wife and she pushed me into calling that night to see if tickets were available. It sounded like a fun day, so I made the call to go! Continue reading Battle Report – 401 Games Original Trilogy Tournament – July 23 2017