Players of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic* and authors who have water worlds in mind may both wish to take note of this story from Popular Mechanics.* The Maldives have conceived of a plan to build their very own floating city in a lagoon near the capital of Male in an attempt to … Continue reading Sink, Swim, or Float?
This story is fantastic, primarily because it is true. Reading this article, one can see where George Lucas may have acquired at least some of his ideas for the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk, which fans can visually explore in games such as Knights of the Old Republic* and The Force Unleashed*. Gamers who enjoy a … Continue reading When Artists Go to War
Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II cutscenes and Light Side Ending https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2DcbB2vZcc As has been said many times, this author is not much of a video gamer. Given how much time she must spend living, writing, reading, and handling the odd challenge, this is no surprise. There are only so many hours in a … Continue reading A Listening Ear – A Look Back at the Dialogue from Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II
I have said that I am not much of a gamer. This is true. The last video game I played was Dragon City. Prior to this game, it was Knights of the Old Republic* Even so, this writer likes stories. She also enjoys good music. And she had acquired some knowledge of the Kingdom Hearts* … Continue reading Magical Music
Advertisements for a range of items today are proving to be extremely well-written and almost as entertaining as the television shows they interrupt. This ad for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is no exception. It is, quite honestly, one of the best ads this author has seen in a long time: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen … Continue reading “The Force is Strong with This One…”
Anyone who played Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic* or read Star Wars’ original Expanded Universe material might remember how Owen and Beru Lars were able to farm on inhospitable Tatooine. They did so by drawing moisture from the air via moisture vaporators. These futuristic devices provided the Lars’ and other Tatooine homesteaders with … Continue reading Is This a Prototype Moisture Vaporator?
Over at Amatopia, Alexander Hellene published this post on a dreaded – and occasionally dreadful – aspect of modern fiction. This is the “prequel,” the story that takes place before the original tale audiences have already come to love. In his article Alex asked whether or not a prequel can do more than take the … Continue reading On the Subject of Prequels: The Bad, the Good, and the Better