Kickstart This New Augmented Reality Game Inspired by Star Wars ‘Holo Chess’

HoloGrid: Monster Battle’s gameplay is similar to Collectible Card Games (CCG’s) such as Magic: The Gathering or Hearthstone, but uses physical playing cards to trigger Augmented Reality creatures and a gameboard. Players will be able to play head-to-head, either locally or remotely, and offline, non digital play is possible as well through a physical board that will come with the product. A “Hybrid” Board Game, Collectible Card Game (CCG), and Digital Game in one, it delivers to players a new type of gaming experience.

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Five Fascinating ‘Force Awakens’ Characters I’m Dying to Learn More About

Five Fascinating ‘Force Awakens’ Characters I’m Dying to Learn More About

The Star Wars universe is full of fascinating characters, and any of them could have amazing stories to tell. Here are five of my favorite minor characters and the questions I’ve got.

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Hear Exclusive Audio From ‘Star Wars: Bloodline’ Audiobook

Hear Exclusive Audio From ‘Star Wars: Bloodline’ Audiobook

Set years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this galactic adventure is told from the perspective of Leia. Award-winning narrator January LaVoy taking on this spectacular performance. Having previously narrated many Star Wars titles including: Into the Void: Star Wars (Dawn of the Jedi), Star Wars Legends: The Perfect Weapon, and the unforgettable William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, LaVoy’s voice has becomes synonymous with the strong female leads of Star Wars.

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‘Elstree 1976′ Offers Look at Extras’ Unexpected ‘Star Wars’ Fame

The new documentary Elstree 1976 catches up with several of the original Star Wars’ less heralded actors.There were a few actors among the bunch who had extensive experience before joining the cast, but the majority of them were relative unknowns with just a few parts under their belts. They had no any idea at all about what they were getting into, and certainly didn’t anticipate that the movie would have any kind of lasting power. It was just another gig—albeit an interesting one.

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Guest Post: Monica Valentinelli: ‘Beyond Diversity in Fiction as a Catchphrase’

The success of small press publishers is crucial to ensure that diversity in fiction has a life in print. Diversity in fiction isn’t about a specific aspect of the genre: It’s an opportunity for new and exciting voices to debut and share culturally-rich stories that we can all enjoy.

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Peter Mayhew Reveals Obi-Wan’s Original Fate

What if Obi-Wan Kenobi had survived his encounter with Darth Vader? That’s a question fans are asking now that Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew has tweeted a scene from the original script in which the Jedi master lives. In the old version of the story, Obi-Wan deflects Vader’s blow and makes a getaway with the rest [...]

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How Well Do You Know These Five ‘Force Awakens’ Characters?

How Well Do You Know These Five ‘Force Awakens’ Characters?

One of the things that I love most about the Star Wars films are the background characters: the aliens, robots, bounty hunters, and assorted riffraff lurking in the shadows of cantinas and spaceports, and  busy at the control panels in Rebel and Resistance bases. I always find myself looking at them–a particularly fearsome-looking spacer here, [...]

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Spike Orders Mini-Series Based on Stephen King Novella ‘The Mist’

Variety.com reports that Spike TV has ordered a ten episode mini-series based on Stephen King’s novella The Mist. The series will be executive produced by Danish screenwriter and director Christian Torpe and TWC-Dimension Television. No announcements have been made regarding possible directors or actors involved with the project, which is set to begin production this [...]

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