2017 Year In Review: The Games – SWBTF #231


Another Annual Beyond the Films Year in Review! What NEW games did we get last year? How did those Games fair? What did your hosts like, and dislike from 2017’s selection? All this, and more, all on the next Star Wars Beyond the Films. YOUR “Star Wars” discussion podcast! YOUR Podcast of Legends! YOUR ticket to that Galaxy far, far away! Your Fandom lies Beyond the Films.swbtf-wallpaper-combo

This week true believers, Beyonders, Fanboys, Fangirls, respected aliens around the galaxy, The Champion of the Multiverse; Mark Hurliman, and your Count of Continuities; Nathan P. Butler sit down to discuss the 2017 Year In Review: The Games! So strap in and tighten your crash webbing Fandom, Star Wars Beyond the Films is setting off on another rapid-fire trip into that galaxy far, far away!

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Star Wars Games of 2017:

  • 30th Anniversary Edition of the original RPG and Sourcebook from WEG
  • RPG Playmat (nah)  (still not out?)
  • Forces of Destiny: Chronicles of the Gatekeeper, Disciples of Harmony
  • Age of Rebellion: Friends Like These (very end of 2016)
  • Edge of the Empire: No Disintegrations
Games/Apps/Console and PC
  • Battlefront 2 (Beta, main game, then Season of TLJ DLC)
Augmented Reality
  • Jedi Challenges
  • Galaxy of Heroes
  • Rebellion: Rise of the Empire
  • Armada: Imperial Light Cruiser, Hammerhead Corvettes
  • Imperial Assault: Maul, Emperor Palpatine, Ahsoka Tano, Heart of the Empire, Jawa Scavenger, Hera Syndulla (with Chopper), 000/BT1, Jabba’s Palace Skirmish Map, Anchorhead Cantina Skirmish Map, Jabba the Hutt, Alliance Rangers, Captain Terro, Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight), Jabba’s Realm, ISB Headquarters Skirmish Map, Legends of the Alliance app
  • X-wing: TIE Silencer, Resistance bomber, Phantom 2, Kimogila Fighter, Alpha-Class Star Wing, Guns for Hire, Scurrg H-6 Bomber, TIE Aggressor, Auzituck, C-ROC, Quadjumper, Sabine’s TIE Fighter, Upsilon-class Shuttle, Battle of Hoth and Starkiller Base playmats
Card (or Card and Dice) Games
  • Destiny 2 player game, Spirit of Rebellion, Empire at War
  • LCG: Swayed by the Dark Side, Desperate Circumstances, Aggressive Negotiations, Allies of Necessity (all of those are from Alliances Cycle), Technological Terror, Power of the Force, Scrap Metal, (Oppositions)
  • All this, and more!

Once more your hosts cover entirely too much Year in Review action this episode. But don’t worry, give it a go; you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you might even get a little education on Star Wars while you’re at it. But no matter how you slice it and dice it, you’ll be having another adventure Beyond the Films. So sit back, hang on, enjoy the show, and may the Force be with you!

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