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Entries on this site with 'star_wars'

  • Those Stories About What Happened...
    I might have overdone it with the "Those Stories About What Happened" meme adapted from the latest Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer, pertaining to West End Games' Star
  • Han Solo and the Princess and the Trailer
    Everyone and their pet tauntaun has written something about the new Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer, so here I'll be regurgitating some thoughts about the musical scor
  • X-Wing: The Asteroid Gambit
    Yesterday, Irfan and I finally started playing the X-Wing Miniature Game that was given to us by Darren when we last visited Kuala Lumpur. What Darren gave us was astoundi
  • We're Not The Droids You're Looking For
    Irfan got a present from his aunt last weekend when two aunts visited. He got this great t-shirt filled with droids. There's everything from the demolitions droid, some as
  • Strikeforce Enteague The Movie?
    Once upon a time, Shanna Toarinar the bounty hunter stole a captured A-Wing Fighter from the Empire . Soon after, she was recruited to be the first member of the Strikefor
  • Brett's Star Wars RPG Group
    Recently, Brett Pisinski of Wicked North Games commissioned a group artwork of the adventuring party for his Star Wars Rebels D6 RPG campaign. Here is the final illustrati
  • Lords of Nal Hutta
    One of the gifts given to me by Kai and the Gamers of KL crew on our trip back to Kuala Lumpur was Lords of Nal Hutta , the recently-released sourcebook for Hutts and Hutt
  • Finn the Human Stormtrooper
    The latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser dropped last week at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015. The internet exploded. Meanwhile, I drew John Boyega as Finn, from
  • EOTE Tabletop Day Episode: Together Again For The First Time
    Edged by the Empire Episode 10 Together Again For The First Time Previously on Edged by the Empire... It was International Tabletop Day again, and like last year we played
  • EOTE: Adversity of the Unexpected
    Edged by the Empire Episode 09 Adversity of the Unexpected Previously on Edged by the Empire... It's the first of January. Irfan didn't spend any of his 15 XP. He rolled u
  • EOTE: On the Trail of Dad
    Edged by the Empire Episode 08 On The Trail of Dad Previously on Edged by the Empire... Irfan had 35 XPs, so he blew it on a couple of more Talents, namely a second Skille
  • Star Wars Rebels Experience
    Mid Valley Megamall held a Star Wars Rebels Experience exhibition last Sunday, commemorating the debut of the series on local TV. I didn't think I was going to make the ex
  • EOTE: I Was Young When I Left Home
    Edged by the Empire Episode 07 I Was Young When I Left Home Previously on Edged by the Empire... Irfan did not use any of his 15 XP to upgrade his character Hondo Pash. He
  • Mos Eisley Shoot-Out
    Peter Schweighofer , who was a writer and editor at West End Games back in the '90s and the editor-in-chief of their Star Wars Adventure Journal periodical, sent a couple
  • EOTE: Family Obligations
    Edged by the Empire Episode 06 Family Obligations Previously on Edged by the Empire... Obligatory opening crawl! Before the game began, no Obligations were triggered. As b
  • EOTE: The Azurite City Requiem
    Modesty Blazing Episode 05: The Azurite City Requiem In this game I thought I could finish this arc of the campaign in the second session. I failed. Previously on Modesty
  • EOTE: An Ode to Backwater Politics
    Modesty Blazing Episode 04: An Ode to Backwater Politics After saving the life of the long-frozen PRINCE ZALO HAI of the GHYEL system, the crew of the MODESTY BLAZE has fo
  • Age of Rebellion Core Rulebook
    After almost a month waiting, the Age of Rebellion Core Rulebook from Fantasy Flight Games finally arrived. I went to the Pudu post office to pick it up right after a meet
  • Santhe Security Space Trooper
    Once upon a time I designed and drew a Santhe Security Space Trooper just in case any Star Wars RPG game master would like to run a corporate shenanigans campaign involvin
  • Tendaar in Disguise
    Last week, Tendaar the Mon Calamari (from the Age of Rebellion Beginner Box ) played by Ivan snuck into Whisper Base wearing an awesome disguise. I wasn't able to particip
  • EOTE: The Prince In Carbonite
    Modesty Blazing Episode 03 - The Prince In Carbonite   Destiny Pool seems pretty good for the players. Previously, on Star Wars: Modesty Blazing ...   After disposing of t
  • 25 Years Running Star Wars RPG
    It was April 1989 when I received West End Game's Star Wars The Roleplaying Game and the Star Wars Sourcebook , two years after it was officially released. I have been run
  • EOTE: Droid-like Typing Detected
    Modesty Blazing 02 Episode 02: Droid-like Typing Detected The Zeltron pilot  Darter Kel had been detained for questioning by the authorities of Smallberries Skystation on
  • EOTE: Modesty Blazing
    Modesty Blazing Episode 01: Skyfall Note : This GOKL campaign follows the  Star Wars Edge of the Empire  Beginners Game that started with  GOKL Escapes Mos Shuuta  and con
  • EOTE Tabletop Day Episode: First Day on the Job
    For International Tabletop Day  today, Irfan a quick game of Edge of the Empire for Irfan. Then, Farid and Cikma came a-visiting and Farid joined the game. Edged by the Em
  • Two Female SWAG Thieves
    No, not art thieves on the Star Wars Artists' Guild . Just drawing two Star Wars thieves as requested by their players for the RPG! My first SWAG requests for the year. De
  • Wandrella - With Stats!
    From the first ever Star Wars original novel, Splinter of the Mind's Eye by Alan Dean Foster, is the giant worm known as wandrella . It was visually defined by Chris Sprou
  • Jegergryte's Cartol's Emporium is Live
    Audun "Jegergryte" Lovlie has released his fan-made Star Wars RPG supplement to  Edge of the Empire . You might have seen the cover he requested for it  in an earlier blog
  • Barri - With Stats!
    Like the space slug, the barri is another beast that lives in vacuum. A  barri  breaks down asteroids using its acid secretions with its mouth and absorb its nutrients. It
  • EOTE: Return to Mos Shuuta
    Edged by the Empire Episode 04 Return to Mos Shuuta The Star Wars RPG adventure continues from the previous session with Act 2 of The Long Arm of the Hutt free downloadabl
  • The Gifts of Star Wars Books
    Star Wars: The Old Republic Encyclopaedia Tsing visited with a gift: The Old Repubic Encyclopaedia , with material from the Star Wars MMO game set 3600 years before the mo
  • BU-77, Fugitive ARC Trooper
    I once posted about BU-77 the ARC Trooper , my Star Wars D6 RPG character from the  Team: Sabredart campaign, complete with D6 stats. Recently, I found a line art of BU-77
  • Cartol's Emporium
    Cartol's Emporium Jegergryte did not wish to disturb me after I created artwork for his Edge of the Empire group, so he requested an artwork on SWAG. After a month or so w
  • Driving a Juggernaut
    Kuat Drive Yards HAV/w A6 Juggernaut drivers seem to have an enjoyable and rewarding job. Because they look like they don't have a care in the world. Also, roadkill just w
  • Jegergryte's Crew
    Some months back, I drew some player characters for Jegergryte 's Edge of the Empire RPG player characters. I pushed my digital painting abilities, exercising my skills so
  • EOTE: Aggressive Negotiations
    Edged by the Empire Episode 03 Aggressive Negotiations The Star Wars RPG adventure continues from the previous session with Act 2 of The Long Arm of the Hutt free download
  • EOTE: Rugged Road to the Ryll Mines Part 2
    Edged by the Empire Episode 02 Rugged Road to the Ryll Mines, Part 2 I totally forgot when this Triumph came up. The adventure continues from the previous entry : I ran th
  • EOTE: Rugged Road to the Ryll Mines Part 1
    Edged by the Empire Episode 02 Rugged Road to the Ryll Mines, Part 1 Last Monday, Irfan and I finally continued his Star Wars Edge of the Empire RPG adventures. I ran The
  • Pui-ui
    The Pui-ui was a sapient species created by Brian Daley for his 1980 novel Han Solo and the Lost Legacy . (I love the book. I've even ran games that took different gaming
  • Miridon - with Stats!
    I owe this blog a Miridon stats entry. Miridon is a sea monster that appeared in the Droids animated series. Miridon This big aquatic carnivorous reptile was seen swimming
  • Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook
    Upon arriving home from Pasir Mas after an overnight drive via Jeli, Gerik and Kuala Kangsar, I discovered this note from the post office right outside the door of the hou
  • Blixus - With Stats!
    Among the many entertaining obstacles you could use as challenges for players of the Star Wars RPG are creatures. Defeating a critter is a natural Star Wars storytelling e
  • Star Wars Living Card Game and Not Dying
    Another gift from the GOKL gang, I finally started playing with Irfan the Star Wars: The Card Game from Fantasy Flight Games . Designed for two players, but with a future
  • GOKL Escapes The Insurmountable Ned
    Earlier today I ran Star Wars Edge of the Empire for GOKL for the second time, using the Beginner Game truncated rules and extra stuff found on the internet. Everyone was
  • SWAG: Squeak, Claire and Dutch
    I love it when children play RPGs. Their young imagination make any game soar. If there's any way to help introverted children to help express themselves more and be bette
  • Snivvian Long Distance Lovers
    Derf requested a pair of Snivvian lovers for his Star Wars RPG campaign. He plays a Snivvian student on Coruscant who has a long-distance relationship with a holodrama sce
  • My Interview at Epic Level Artistry
    I gave an interview to Tristan Tarwater of Epic Level Artistry at the Troll in the Corner site. Here is an excerpt: Do you find yourself more drawn to drawing locations or
  • GOKL Escapes Mos Shuuta
    I've already run Star Wars Edge of the Empire RPG Beginner Game adventure for Irfan , so now I would see how it would fare with half a dozen experienced tabletop RPGers, n
  • Slugshark - With Stats!
    When Irfan showed me this clay creature he created, I thought I'd take a photo of it and make up some stats for it. Star Wars D6 Slugshark, Amphibious reptilian predator S
  • Two More SWAG Pickups
    Two more Star Wars Artists' Guild player character art pickups. I love picking up these requests once in a while for a warm-up sketch before work begins in the morning. Ba
  • Happenings at the Beginnings of the Year of the Snake
    Meanwhile, the three-night balik kampung back to Sitiawan for Chinese New Year was somewhat enjoyable. The traffic was not too bad, and no one lost their sanity. We left t
  • The Lawless
    The Star Wars The Clone Wars episode "The Lawless". Best Star Wars since The Empire Strikes Back ? Hyperbole? No spoilers here. At about minute 9, I was stunned at how the
  • EOTE: Irfan Escapes Mos Shuuta
    Edged by the Empire Episode 01 Escape From Mos Shuuta During the events of the previous blog entry, the GOKL gang also presented me with an early birthday: A Star Wars Edg
  • Shane Goes To Star Wars Identities
    As mentioned in the Star Trek exhibition post downriver, my brother from another mother and hemisphere Shane went and visited Star Wars Identities exhibition at the Telus
  • SWD6: Our First RPG Session Ever
    It was way back in 1989 when I received my first tabletop RPG, the first edition Star Wars The Roleplaying Game and the Star Wars Sourcebook by West End Games. I read thro
  • Seven Random...
    ...Roleplaying games:   ...Comics: Just a couple of participation photos from various activities on Google+.
  • Vader's Imperial Sourcebook
    Click on the thumbnail above to view a bigger image of Vader reading the Imperial Sourcebook .
  • D6 Stats of a Star Wars Hat
    From Season 2, Episode 17: "Bounty Hunters" of Star Wars: The Clone Wars comes Embo the Bounty Hunter, a male Kyuzo. His signature gear is his wide-brimmed, armoured hat,
  • Sabacc Cards of SWAG
    Back in 2002, the first iteration of the Star Wars Artsts' Guild made an exclusive deck of unofficial Star Wars sabacc cards. It was unofficial in that it wasn't a Lucasfi
  • RIP Ralph McQuarrie
    Once upon a time, Ralph McQuarrie illustrated a coffee table art book written by Kevin J. Anderson called The Illustrated Star Wars Universe . McQuarrie, if you didn't kno
  • The Queen of Air and Darkness
    The Queen of Air and Darkness is the title of T.H. White's second novel of his Once and Future King series. In the Star Wars universe, the Queen of Air and Darkness is a s
  • Irfan's Imperial Entanglements
    So the other day, Irfan was in a blaster shootout with some Imperials - perhaps CompForce troopers. Click here to check out the video .
  • Savage Star Wars Character Sheet
    Almost two years ago, I was looking at custom Savage Worlds character sheets online. There were ones for games such as Solomon Kane , Slipstream , Necessary Evil , Realms
  • A Squad of Clones Plus Change
    These are illustrations for pregen characters for a Star Wars Saga game to be run by Gary Astleford at Totalcon 2012 . The one in Massachussets, not the one on Commenor. R
  • Revisit: The Vacation is Over
    After half a day of house cleaning, I discovered a long lost stash of old artwork. So I thought I'd post some of them on the blog and link to their final versions elsewher
  • Holy Crap! Star Wars DVD to Blu-Ray Comparisons!
    IT'S AN OUTRAGE! Star Wars: The Complete Saga blu-ray set has been released and I have compiled a comparison of five screenshots between the DVD and its corresponding scen
  • And Then Some SWAG Character Requests
    It's the couple of days lull before I leave town for Eid-ul-Fitr vacation at the in-laws, so I had some free time to take on some Star Wars Artists' Guild requests. Here a
  • The Great Nerd Archaeological Dig of Sitiawan
    Earlier this month, we went back to my hometown of Sitiawan where I dug up my old stuff in my cupboard and wardrobe, then posted them on Google+. Here is a compilation of
  • SWD6: The Rancid Putrefaction of a Cosmic Caterwauling Cabal
    Last Sunday, I ran a Star Wars RPG D6 game for the GOKL group. It started out as a one-shot, but who knows; the tale might continue another time. The Rancid Putrefaction o
  • Mithius Cragmoore
    Commissioned by the guys at Wicked North Games for their Star Wars RPG game group, Mithius Cragmoore was born on Coruscant to an Imperial Admiral and is now a bounty hunte
  • Irfan Takes A Train To The Mall
    One activity Irfan and I did this school holiday was to take the Light Rail Transit (LRT), the city-wide train network. He rarely gets to ride on it, since we drive everyw
  • Darth Bill Adama?
    A weird moment for Admiral William Adama of the Battlestar Galactica (complete with ominous shadow outline) when he suddenly spouts lines from The Empire Strikes Back at h
  • McFly, Trandoshan Smuggler
    Here's a quick and dirty Star Wars Artists' Guild request I picked up: A Trandoshan smuggler named McFly! Yes, the life preserver jacket is no accident. Yes, he is punchin
  • Artoo-Detoo: Generations
    The little Artoo is Irfan's which was purchased from Amcorp Mall last year. The big Artoo was bought for me by my grandfather 30 years ago or thereabouts. How time flies.
  • A Reluctant Jedi
    Remember Admiral Tarn Majint from a couple of posts ago? Here's his daughter Qualtis Majint - with her blue robes and her blue-bladed lightsabre - who definitely does not
  • Star Wars Crossover
    There's a breach in the spacetime continuum and strange, giant robotic entities fly through and bring their own war into the Galactic Republic! However, the creatures look
  • A Kubaz Majordomo
    Here's another SWAG request I picked up. Derf requested a Kubaz majordomo character by the name of Rbarindan, with "many friends and relations in low places". His species
  • An Imperial Fleet Admiral
    I picked up a SWAG request from Jan Tolbara for a character named Tarn Majint, an Imperial Admiral. He is visually inspired by the actor Bill Nighy, but without the pirate
  • The Savage Battle at ToysRUs
    Today, we took a trip to Empire Shopping Gallery at Subang Jaya - a mall we've not visited before. Somewhere near the top floor of the mall was a Toys'R'Us outlet. Toys'R'
  • An Anomid Tech Specialist
    Anomids are aliens which have no vocal cords in the Star Wars galaxy. Over millennia, they developed and communicate with each other via an elaborate sign language using t
  • Some Flea Market Scores
    Here are some recent purchases from the Amcorp Mall weekend flea market. Sure some of the accessories are missing, but together they all cost less than one brand new figur
  • A Gamorrean Gentleman
    This individual, Sarg, from the Gamorr system was a private request from "Penangallan" of the Holonet forums. As a distinguished mob enforcer, he hopes someday to be a muc
  • Cody vs. Cody
    In the early 1950s, Republic Pictures produced a black and white film serial featuring the character named Commando Cody . Cody was featured in two serials, namely Radar M
  • Saviours of the Light
    Back in 2002, I was commissioned by Ian Houlihan to come up with five character illustrations for a Star Wars roleplaying game d20 one-shot scenario called Savours of the
  • Female Nagai
    It's been a while since I did a Star Wars Artists' Guild request. Here's an unnamed Nagai female as requested by Matt on the boards for one of his two campaigns.   Maybe s
  • Irfan's Player Character Saves The Day
    Irfan played his first complete Star Wars Role-Playing Game adventure today, as everyone's favourite intrepid astromech droid Artoo-Detoo. He was awesome at figuring out s
  • This Is What A DL-18 Blaster Look Like
    So the other day I made three pages of rules and stats for a SWRPG GM screen. Those face inward, to the gamemaster who has to refer to rules and tables and some stats at a
  • Star Wars RPG D6 GM Screen
    Here's something I've been working on for the last year or so, created over long periods of nothingness punctuated by brief periods of activity. My very own design for a f
  • A Robot Rescue - Bad Example, Episode 4
    Last Sunday, the GOKL gang continued the role-playing adventures of Star Wars: A Bad Example in the Spacelanes . Two new players, Nigel of Singapore who played Bob the Woo
  • Pirate Politics - Bad Example, Episode 3
    About six months ago, I ran the third Star Wars D6 game with the GOKL crew, which continued from Episode 2 . But I was a bad GM then and did not take notes (mentally and o
  • 2002 Interview at the Star Wars Artists' Guild
    Interviews with the staff illustrators were some of the contents that we planned as the original Star Wars Artists' Guild was being developed. The current incarnation of t
  • Greedo Goes To Duro
    Back in late 2001-early 2002 when I was really down and out, one of the things I tried was sending samples of sequential comic art to comic companies. I never really follo
    In this picture we have Megatron in combat with WALL-E, an ASP droid, 4-LOM and IG-88 who he has in his hand. Why? Who cares.
  • Khairul The Rodian Carbineer
    I'm finally a Rodian . Not really. But props to Asok Yeesrim the Gran, another Agent of SWAG , for illustrating a Rodian carbineer by the name of Khairul . Khairul was nam
  • Ubuntu Miscellanea
    Three things come to mind. Flash Problems I've been having some problems with browser-embedded flash files. Those of you who notice my reluctance to click on Youtube links
  • 365 Days of Stormtroopers
    Thanks to the Official Star Wars Blog , I've come across the photo-adventures of a pair of hapless Imperial Stormtroopers on Flickr , TK-479 and TK-455, as they undergo a
  • Cody and Rex, Best of Friends
    This is CC-2224, nicknamed Cody. His rank in the Grand Army of the Republic is Commander. This is CC-7567, nicknamed Rex. His rank is Captain. Cody uses a BlasTech DC-15S
  • Strikeforce Enteague: The Pioneer Team
    Once upon a time I had a Geocities Page, where upon I uploaded a lot of Star Wars artwork. Soon the plug will be pulled on Geocities, so a link there from here is a futile
  • Gauntlet Starfighter
    Gauntlet starfighter, manufactured by Shobquix Yards, was created a long time ago by West End Games for their Star Wars Roleplaying Game line as can be seen here at Wookie
  • Fansubs
    Sometimes, fansubbers are also Star Wars fans. Yes, everyone knows Greedo. Hammerheaded aliens are from Ithor, by the way. I wonder if Elliot make-believes when playing wi
  • A Bad Example Of A Group Portrait
    Here is a picture of the crew of the Bad Example , the Star Wars RPG campaign I've been running sporadically with GOKL. Click on the thumbnail to view a larger image of th
  • In Character Subtitling
    Why haven't I done this before? I had the means to do this for years and years. Go to Preferences, fiddle about with subtitle font and select Stephen Crane's Aurebesh ...
  • Hunting Pirates - Bad Example, Episode 2 Part 2
    Episode 2: Crab Meat Beach Party IV Continued from Part 1 Ever the diplomat and unable to shoot from the back of the column, Hunter climbed up the nearest tree to get a cl
  • Shooting Zebras - Bad Example, Episode 2 Part 1
    I ran the second episode of Star Wars: A Bad Example In The Spacelanes last weekend with the GOKL crew. Without Adrian, Tickley the Jawa Jedi would be relegated to behind-
  • A Bad Example In The Spacelanes, Part 2
    Continuing the adventures of the crew of the Bad Example on Sriluur... III Meanwhile, Aden, Ssssawar and Annie crossed a bridge over the river that led to the waterfall on
  • A Bad Example In The Spacelanes, Part 1
    Last Sunday I ran my first face-to-face, over-the-table Star Wars RPG game since 1999, with the GoKL crew. It was a tramp freighter campaign, set in the Rebellion Era, usi
  • Death On The Outpost Moon
    Clone Wars Episode 5 This week, the GM decided to try out a one-shot scenario. He assigned no-name clone troopers for the players. A sergeant and a bunch of rookies who we
  • Riders of the Malevolence
    Clone Wars Episode 4 The GM announced that this week was going to be a standard dungeon crawl, to which everyone shrugged and went, "Meh." However, after recapping last we
  • Strikeforce: Shadow Squadron
    Clone Wars Episode 3 After the last adventure , in which the party gathered intel on the Malevolence , the GM now changed the flavour of the campaign from a rescue to a st
  • The Orbital Debris Field Manhunt
    Clone Wars Episode 2 Obviously last week had merely been the gaming group's test run using a stand alone scenario in a single session. This week, the GM brought out the bi
  • Battle At The Coral Moon
    Clone Wars Episode 1 The scenario titled "Ambush" was designed so that the Player Characters (PCs), on the side of the Galactic Republic, set down on the moon known as Rug
  • Figuring Out the Y-wing
    The third episode of The Clone Wars animated series prominently features the Y-wing fighter defending the Kaliida Shoals Med-Centre. Specifically the Koensayr BTL-B Y-wing
  • Escaping the Death Star using Dice
    Once upon a time, Sila brought back with her a Star Wars: Escape the Death Star Action Figure Game , which is actually a board game with two sets of rules (an easy and an
  • Oh, Snap!
    My old Boba Fett figure and Irfan's new Hulk figure act out the final fate of the galaxy's most feared bounty hunter.
  • Shenanigans on Christophsis and Teth - A Clone Wars Review
    I finally saw Star Wars: The Clone Wars . The short version of it is this: I went in expecting three episodes of a Saturday morning cartoon series jury-rigged and strung t
  • SWAG Request: Rhen Sannin
    Shane's about to start a Star Wars RPG campaign and requested his major NPC Rhen Sannin, the freighter captain from the Star Wars Artists' Guild. After giving some time fo
  • Arakyd Diamondback Droid Stats
    It was during the Enteague Sector campaign for the Star Wars Roleplaying Game which I GMed perhaps fifteen years ago. A new team of the Strikeforce Enteague, consisting of
  • Steampunk Star Wars
    Via Boing Boing , I came across Sillof's Workshop that displays awesome custom made figures... of classic Star Wars characters in steampunk forms. Unbelievably awesome and
  • Two Alien SWAG Requests
    It's been a while since I took some time off to draw requests for SWAG. Here are two new characters: Colonel Toby Aambar , as requested by "donp" and Whistler , as request
  • A Donovian Technician on SWAG
    Here's Frobi-wan Kenobi's request which I did on Star Wars Artists' Guild , a female tech from the rainy world of Donovia , Kaydra Leeronel. Click on the thumbnail to view
  • Three Recent SWAG Requests
    Here are three recent Star Wars Artist Guild requests. Each thumbnail is a link to a bigger artwork. From left to right: Berdan Ngajio Angantire is a Mandalorian Death Wat
  • Starships of the Galaxy by Uncle Gary
    Another one of Irfan's Uncle Gary's writing project has been officially been announced by Wizards of the Coast , which is Starships of the Galaxy for Star Wars Roleplaying
  • Desktop-Adorning Mandalorians
    So the other day I put up a thumb to the desktop wallpaper that was on my Ubuntu side of the computer . Here's the wallpaper on the XP side of the laptop, its size reduced
  • Gungan Slicer, A SWAG Request
    My first official completed SWAG request since this blog went live is done. The artwork was requested by Acheron and he wanted a picture of a Gungan slicer (a Star Wars te
  • Fragments From The Rim
    All my life I've loved the idea of the Star Wars universe. When I discovered that there was a Star Wars Roleplaying Game published by West End Games back in 1987 I was exc
  • The Return of SWAG
    Five years ago today, a bunch of tabletop roleplayers and artists and web programmers who met by chance on SWRPGNetwork's Holonet Forums and shared a common dream (well, t
  • Gary's Book Nominated for 3 Ennies
    Congratulations to Gary Astleford for getting the book he co-wrote for Black Industries, Children of the Horned Rat nominated for 3 Ennie awards . The nominations are for
  • Cracken's Collection of What?!?
    In the tradition of West End Games' series of sourcebooks such as Cracken's Rebel Field Guide , Cracken's Rebel Operatives and Cracken's Threat Dossier (all of which are b
  • 5 Favourite Movies - A Meme
    Tagged by the Hijack Queen with her metahuman abilities to hijack any sort of forum thread - quite an impressive feat if I might add - I will attempt to oblige her with my
  • Best Office Space Ever
    So after the exam today I headed down to 1 Utama with the new laptop. Using the mall's WLAN I was on the internet browsing por- I mean connected to the office via Skype in
  • From Thirteen Years Ago
    Sometimes rummaging through your old stuff that you haven't touched for years can surprise you in a good way. Yesterday, upon cleaning house I stumbled across three artwor
  • Giant Purple Dinosaur? Not Really
    In the Jann Tosh / Mon Julpa story arc of the Droids series the heroes encounter a 3-metre tall monster called a durkii in a dungeon pit, not surprising since the durkii w
  • Meanwhile on Taris...
    I've never played Knights of the Old Republic (KOTOR) computer game before, where I've read Taris was first featured. However, when I heard Dark Horse Comics would be prod
  • Blue Harvest
    I'm a bit late for last month's SWAG Theme Art Contest, entitled "Blue Harvest" . The subject matter alludes to the working title for the movie Return of the Jedi during i
  • BU-77, Advanced Recon Clone
    Here are the stats and capsule for BU-77, the ARC trooper I played with Team Sabredart on IRC. The game was run by Simon Taylor using the old West End Games ' D6 system. I
  • The Vacation Is Over - For These Younglings
    Round Five of the Star Wars Artists' Guild Member Theme Art Contest is almost over, what with September starting tomorrow and all. So here I am after some hours of pencill
  • Galaxy Games Online Files For Download
    After Phil "Grimace" Hatfield introduced me to Galaxy Games Online , I've long thought of customising some .ggo files for use with the old West End Games' Star Wars RPG. G
  • Lando Pulls a Marvin Gaye
    I rarely post YouTube links here. But this one is somewhat hilarious I just had to give it its own entry for posterity's sake. This is a conjectural scene that took place
  • Not Really The Dark Side, But Still Evil
    Okay, I'm just gonna post this... because I can. As found at the RPG.net forums . Apparently, it's a photoshop, but it's still worth a chuckle or two. But if your sanity i
  • Star Wars: Kramer vs Kramer
    For Round Three of the SWAG Member Theme Art Contest , everyone was given the theme of It's A Trap! ... except me who has the task of coming up with Star Wars: Kramer vs K
  • Time To Abandon Ship!
    It's time for another round of SWAG 's Member Theme Art Contest !!!!! Well, actually it's my first submission, and it's only the second topic ever. The topic is Time To Ab
  • New Blockquote CSS
    I noticed that like the old comments style, the blockquote style for this website is just a bunch of indented paragraphs. So, to ensure the blockquotes are easily seen, I'
  • The Quest for a Fregg
    A fregg is a perfect fried egg, according to my buddy Ben Flood-Paddock of Brighton. And he has put up a page that would chronicle the quest to create such an egg. To read
  • SWAG is back!
    Huzzah! The Star Wars Artists' Guild hath return'd, thanks to the hard labour of Kris "Eclipse" Vanderwater . Festivities are held here . A short and concise explanation o
  • Chewbacca's Blog
    No, really. A fantastic weblog by Chewbacca himself. Here's an excerpt: Monday, February 20, 2006 aarrrrr rrrrrrrr rrnnnn nn nnhhhh Aaaa aaaaarrrrr rrrrrrrr rrnnnn nn nnhh
  • The Crew of the Wild Gundark
    Never let it be said I ran the Wild Gundark game without having at least one group illustration done for the team. Clockwise from top left, Groo McShae the Duros sensor te
  • Chronicles of the Wild Gundark Part III
    Concluding the saga of the Wild Gundark crew: Quickly, the person on the other side of the comm told Nisa to meet them in Landing Bay 239 back at Medeus. “We'll be waiting
    As reported earlier , screen captures of an atrociously subtitled Revenge of the Sith bootleg was posted at winterson.com . It appears that the image of Vader screaming "N
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  • What? More Star Wars Avatars?
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    Here are more spoilerific 80 by 80 avatars for anyone to loot and plunder. Some Obi-Wan, Yoda and Palaptine pictures here. No Jar-Jar, sorry. Have fun with them. Only use
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    One of my designs, sketched using Prismacolor markers a year or two ago, was made into a Lego model by my friend Christopher Deck of Germany. Click on this link to view it
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