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Gaming News from Star Wars Celebration- CCC Ep. 056

Nate and Michael discuss the gaming news coming out of Celebration Europe 2016

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THE HERO’S PATH: Background and Examination of The Hero’s Journey

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A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man.”

                                                                  —Joseph Campbell, The Hero with a Thousand Faces

NOTE: This article is a precursor to an upcoming three article series examining Rey’s Hero’s Journey in The Force Awakens.

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While writing the original drafts of Star Wars in the early 1970s, George Lucas came across the works of Professor Joseph Campbell. Campbell’s ideas of universal mythical themes found within the stories of every society helped Lucas focus his intention of making a mythological story of good verses evil for the modern world (especially for children) and imbued his screenwriting with themes and characters that would resonate deeply within his audience. Continue reading

Rogues, Rebels, Celebration- TWL #191

WampasLair_SquareKarl and Jason discuss the Rogue One sizzle reel, the Rebels Season 3 trailer, and the Ahsoka panel which came out of Celebration Europe this past week!

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1313 A Look At The Star Wars Game That Never Was- CCC Ep. 055

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This week it’s an extra long episode as Michael and Nathan dig deep into the creation one of Lucasarts most anticipated games of all time…

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Sadly it was also a game never to be. Join us as we start at the beggining and chronicle the game from its original inception all the way to its untimely demise.

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Boring Conversation Anyway- TWL #190

WampasLair_SquareKarl and Jason discuss their Top 5 Moments from Episode IV: A New Hope! From the climatic Trench Run to the opening battle, lots of great moments are discussed!

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