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Galaxy’s Edge Updates – The Blockade Runner Podcast #112

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This week’s episode focuses entirely on Galaxy’s Edge (which is kind of weird since neither of us have been there), including what the numbers are saying about how popular the park and its merchandise are and how some bogus visitors are ripping stuff off and trying to sell it online. The second half of the show features a look at the first three issues of Marvel’s Galaxy’s Edge tie-in book and our thoughts on what we’d like to see from future tie-in material.

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Star Wars Racing Games – The Blockade Runner Podcast #111

 

BR 111 CoverIn continued celebration of The Phantom Menace, this episode features a look back at Star Wars racing games. We spend the bulk of the episode on Episode 1: Racer in its various forms before spending some time with Racer Revenge, Super Bombad Racing, and Resistance Racer.

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In Memory of Loyal Friend and Star Wars Co-Pilot, Peter Mayhew – The Blockade Runner Podcast #104

BR 104 CoverThis episode is dedicated entirely to remembering Peter Mayhew’s immeasurable contributions to the Star Wars films and their fans. We start out by looking back at Peter’s life and career before recalling some of our favorite Chewbacca moments. We conclude the show by looking at some of the many tributes to Peter that came in last week from his castmates, fans, and friends.

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They Call Me Sheev (Part One): The Prequels – The Blockade Runner Podcast #103

BR 103 CoverWe planned on doing one show covering Palpatine’s machinations, but in typical us fashion we recorded for almost two hours and only made it through the prequels. Whoops. We’ll be back next week with a second chapter in our look at Palpatine’s orchestration of the events of the original and sequel trilogies, but for now enjoy our rundown of the quintessential Sith Lord’s evil plans, mystical powers, and tyrannical control over the lives of his unsuspecting victims during the prequel era.

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Author Alex Kane Returns to Talk KOTOR, Celebration, and His Top 10 Star Wars Games – The Blockade Runner Podcast #102

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Author Alex Kane returns to the show to talk to Ryan about his Celebration 2019 coverage for StarWars.com, his top 10 Star Wars games article for Variety, the Jedi Fallen Order reveal, and some more KOTOR.

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Celebration Chicago Saturday & Sunday Rundown – The Blockade Runner Podcast #101

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John, Chris, Ryan, and Dan once again convene in our spacious Air BNB studio to discuss highlights from Saturday and Sunday at Celebration 2019. We talk books, comics, Star Wars Archives, and most importantly, the incredible Mandalorian panel.

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Rise of Skywalker Trailer Breakdown or Maybe Ian McDiarmid Playing Darth Maul In the Prequels Was The Friends We Made Along the Way – The Blockade Runner Podcast #100

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We celebrate 100 episodes at Celebration by breaking down the Rise of Skywalker trailer! Highlights include Ryan being obsessed with Palpatine cloning himself on Kamino, Ian McDiarmid playing Darth Maul in the prequels or something, and whether or not Rey is trying to slice Kylo’s TIE in half or take it for a ride.

Having done 100 episodes over the past almost four years has been a lot of fun and if you’ve followed us at all or ever listened, thank you so much!

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