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Star Wars on the N64 (Part 1) w/ Neal Ronaghan – The Blockade Runner Podcast #196

Nintendo World Report’s Neal Ronaghan joins us for part one of our Star Wars on N64 retrospective. We tackle N64 console exclusives Shadows of the Empire and Rogue Squadron as well as the console’s launch and LucasArts’s relationship with Nintendo.

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The Citizen Kane of Star Wars Podcasts – The Blockade Runner Podcast #194

We cover this Citizen Kane of video games, the Citizen Kane of anime shorts, and the Citizen Kane of Lego Halloween specials on this, the Citizen Kane of Star Wars podcasts.

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Triclops/Trioculus, Tomato/Tomaculus – The Blockade Runner Podcast #193

Ryan and John discuss their favorite moments of the new Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian episode covering Luke Skywalker’s return as well as Robert Rodriguez’s excitement for The Book of Boba Fett and Thandie Newton’s dissapointment about Val’s death in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

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Andor Actors, Hasbro Toys, Bad Batches, Pewter Droids – The Blockade Runner Podcast #185

This week’s episode features a look at recent Andor casting rumors, new toy reveals from Hasbro, Ryan’s impressions of the Jedi: Fallen Order next-gen update, and The Bad Batch episode 7, “Battle Scars.” That sounds like a lot, but it’s really just a prelude to the triumphant return of precious metal pewter and its grip on the Star Wars collecting community.

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Kenobi Cast Revealed + Bad Batch, Books, and Games News – The Blockade Runner Podcast #177

After taking a week off, we catch up on all of the recent Star Wars news including the Kenobi cast announcement, Bad Batch trailer, Vintage Star Wars on Disney+, and books and games announcements.

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New Droid Army Same As The Old Droid Army – The Blockade Runner Podcast #174

Much Star Wars video game talk on this episode as we cover the Republic Commando and Star Wars Pinball VR announcements as well as Ryan’s decision to buy a $5 copy of The New Droid Army for Game Boy Advance. We also talk the Bad Batch and respond to a great listener message on the tempation of the dark side in The High Republic.

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Not Telling You What To Do With Your Toys – The Blockade Runner Podcast #173

Ryan and John discuss the Star Wars Hunters announcement, an update on Rian Johnson’s future Star Wars films, LFL’s clarification that Cara Dune will not be recast, and E.K. Johnston’s upcoming Padme book Queen’s Hope.

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Done With Cara Dune – The Blockade Runner Podcast #172

Ryan and John spend the first chunk of this week’s episode addressing the Gina Carano situation before talking Star Wars Insider, a rumored Nintendo Switch Republic Commando release, and finally some spoiler-free discussion of last week’s High Republic comics releases.

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Lucasfilm Games Reborn – The Blockade Runner Podcast #168

Lucasfilm Games was reborn this week and Ryan and John discuss that news as well as the Indiana Jones and Star Wars games they’ve just revealed. We then spend some time discussing the genres and studios we’d like to see them work with as well as Star Wars games we’d love to see rereleased on modern platforms.

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