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(Night)Sisters of Mercy – The Blockade Runner Podcast #170

This week’s show features a look at the debut episode of The High Republic Show and Hasbro’s recent Fan Friday announcements. We also couldn’t help getting into our thoughts re: Hasbro pricing, distribution, and whether or not toys will ever be big with kids again.

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A Test of Decency – The Blockade Runner Podcast #169

We open episode #169 with an assessment and denunciation of the harassment Krystina Arielle faced online last week before spending the rest of the show covering a few small news stories, our (spoiler-filled) thoughts on Light of the Jedi and A Test of Courage, and some listener feedback on the state of the High Republic in Japan from @norskakurino.

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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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First Impressions of The High Republic – The Blockade Runner Podcast #167

Ryan and John discuss the new announcements coming out of the High Republic live stream and the sales successes from the initiative’s launch before sharing our spoiler-free, then (lightly) spoiler-full impressions of The Great Jedi Rescue and the first third of Light of the Jedi.

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Previewing The High Republic – The Blockade Runner Podcast #166

We’re just days away from the launch of a new era in Star Wars publishing, The High Republic. Ryan and John preview the first wave of books and comics releasing this week as well as look forward to what’s to follow for this new period in the Star Wars timeline.

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Mando Season 2 Wrap Up Show – The Blockade Runner Podcast #165

This episode is devoted to wrapping up our coverage of all things Mandalorian (for the time being) including the Book of Boba Fett announcement, Phil Szostak’s The Art of The Mandalorian book, the season two Disney Gallery installment, our favorite “leaked” episode titles and Mando Mondays t-shirts, and great message from D. Hackerson re: Bo Katan, Din, and the dark saber.

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Mando Ch. 16: “The Rescue” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #164

Original Blockade Runners Kevin and Dan join Ryan and John for this huge episode covering the mind-blowing season (series?) finale of The Mandalorian. This episode felt like a hugely important moment for the show and for Star Wars in general and we spend close to three hours covering every aspect of its triumphant surprises and implications for the future.

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Mando Ch. 15: “The Believer” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #163

We’re back for the second time in like 36 hours to discuss Mandalorian Ch. 15 “The Believer.” We discuss Rick Famiyuwa’s brilliant writing and direction, Bill Burr’s fantastic performance, Din’s resolute willingness to do whatever it takes to find Grogu, and what may be on the horizon for the show’s characters, including Boba Fett.

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(So Many) Future Star Wars Projects Announced – The Blockade Runner Project # 162

So, so many Star Wars projects announced today and, per usual, we couldn’t help but talk about them for a very long time. We’re excited.

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Mando Ch 14: “The Tragedy” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #161

Ryan and John dive deep into “The Tragedy” and discuss the episode’s returning characters, intense action, and those darktroopers! We conclude the episode with @NorskAkiruno ‘s insightful take on Mando Ch. 13.

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