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Resistance Hero Scott Saw Episode IX Footage and Lived to Tweet About It! – The Blockade Runner Podcast #93

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Our recording session this week went too long again, so we’re splitting it up into two episodes, the first of which features our discussion of the Episode IX footage shown at the Disney shareholder’s meeting earlier this week. Shout out to newly minted RESISTANCE HERO @Ladewig for his tweets that made the pain of having to wait until Celebration Chicago to see any footage sting just a little bit less. We wrap this first episode with Ryan’s endorsement of Queen’s Shadow

Tune in later this week for our discussion of the most recent episodes of Resistance and don’t forget that the audio podcast features chapter markers if you want to skip to a specific section. As always, we welcome feedback at blockaderunnerpodcast@gmail.com or on Twitter at @blockaderun.

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Star Wars: Always and Galaxy’s Edge, Celebration Chicago Updates – The Blockade Runner Podcast #92

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We start this week’s episode out by sharing our appreciation for Topher Grace and Jeff Yorke’s Star Wars: Always before moving onto breaking down last week’s Galaxy’s Edge impressions and updates (via Anthony Breznican and EW). We wrap up this (long) show by discussing the recent panels and guests announced for Star Wars Celebration Chicago.

Also, John takes a weird heel turn during our discussion of Galaxy’s Edge selling generic Jedi robes. Sorry about that.

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EA’s Exclusive Star Wars Deal: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly- The Blockade Runner Podcast #87

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We start this week’s show off with some chat about recent tweets signaling an end to Episode IX’s filming, a discussion of the just-announced Galaxy’s Edge books coming later this year, and a voicemail from The Rural Farmboy (@aRuralFarmboy). The rest of the show is devoted to an in-depth look at Electronic Arts’s exclusive deal for publishing Star Wars games. We run through the history of EA’s Star Wars releases (and cancellations) and lament the unreleased games and missed opportunities (seriously, no Nintendo Switch games?) that are part of the EA-era.

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Back On Our Batuu Stuff – The Blockade Runner Podcast #85

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Ryan is back from Japan and we open this week’s episode with a bit of chat about the Japanese Star Wars collectibles scene. From there we turn to some comics, Galaxy’s Edge, and Episode IX news before jumping into our break down of the recently released Age of Republic series from Marvel. We wrap up the show with Ryan’s endorsement of the Flight of the Falcon book series and our Episode IX Return of the Jedi 2 title predictions.

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Galaxy’s Edge, Cassian Andor, & More – The Blockade Runner Podcast #81

 

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It’s been a few week’s since our most recent episode, so episode #81 finds us catching up on recent Star Wars news stories and releases. We first discuss John Williams’s Galaxy’s Edge themes and other park updates as well as the recently announced Cassian Andor series coming to Disney +. We tackle Women of the Galaxy and Tales from Darth Vader’s Castle #5 in the second half of the show.

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