Episode 6 – A Most Spoilery Star Wars Episode

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Star Wars The Force Awakens is finally upon us !

While (not really at the same time) we’re heading with Persephelia for the BFI Imax, Garry and James, from Role Play Haven, join me to celebrate this long awaited event with a not so little discussion about our Star Wars memories, tabletop RPG related or not.

We also discuss about our favorite Star Wars tabletop role playing game systems and stories. James even takes us through their rather fascinating history.

Please be careful there are some minor spoilers about campaigns and adventure modules at 00:34:42, minor Force Awakens spoilers at 00:40:36 and everything Force Awakens then get spoiled at 00:44:19.

You’ve been warned!!

😉

I’d still be very keen to receive questions you would have about roleplayers across the Channel. Do you want to find out what they play? Where they play? Do you have any idea for obscure questions to investigate?

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Music
Theme song: “Solta o Franco” by Bonde Do Role

Additional songs:
“R2D2 Dance Like a Horse” by Ergo Phizmiz
“Mr Vader wants to see you in his office” by Three Irma & Louise

All songs available for free download at http://freemusicarchive.org/

Gaming systems
The Ghostbusters: A Frightfully Cheerful Roleplaying Game” by Sandy Petersen, Lynn Willis & Greg Stafford for West End Games”
Traveller” by Marc Miller for Game Designers’ Workshop Imperium Games
Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game – Second Edition” by Bill Smith for West End Games
Star Wars: Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook” by Bill Slavicsek, Andy Collins & JD Wiker for Wizards of the Coast
Star Wars Roleplaying Game Saga Edition Core Rulebook” by Christopher Perkins, Owen K.C. Stephens & Rodney Thompson
Star Wars: Edge of the Empire” by Dave Allen, Shawn Carman and Jay Little for Fantasy Flight Games

What are we reading? What are we gonna read?
The Thrawn Trilogy” by Timothy Zahn
Heir to the Empire” by Olivier Vatine & Fred Blanchard for Dark Horse Comics
Star Wars: Imperial Commando: 501st” by Karen Traviss
Star Wars: Dark Empire Trilogy” by Tom Veitch, Cam Kennedy & Jim Baikie for Dark Horse Comics

Video game
Star Wars Galaxies” by Sony Online Entertainment & LucasArts

Timesplit:
00:00:16 At home before Star Wars The Force Awakens
00:02:51 With James & Garry to discuss Star Wars
00:05:05 Our first Star Wars memories
00:09:05 The Expanded Universe
00:11:45 “R2D2 Dance Like a Horse” by Ergo Phizmiz
00:14:31 Star Wars and tabletop RPGs
00:17:50 James’ amazing history of Star Wars game systems
00:26:10 RPG like moments in the movies
00:27:32 The Legend of Darth Min & Darth Max Sith apprentices
00:31:25 Kalum’s Caroloregian Star Wars D6 anecdote
00:32:31 “Mr Vader wants to see you in his office” by Three Irma & Louise
00:34:42 *Spoiler alert* Our favorite Star Wars RPG campaigns and adventure modules
00:40:36 *Spoiler alert*At the BFI Imax, random friendly Londoners after The Force Awakens
00:44:19 *Spoiler alert*At the BFI Imax, Persephelia & Kalum after The Force Awakens
00:51:35 Expanded “What are you reading? What are gonna read?”
01:00:50 Lost rambling discussion about Jedis

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