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Review: Star Wars Starfighter Workshop

Review: Star Wars: Starfighter Workshop (or, The Child Within Is Happy. The Child Without, Not So Much)

Today’s review is of Star Wars Starfighter Workshop by Egmont Publishing. For those regular readers, on here, or on twitter, you will know that Niece and Nephew have disavowed any and all interest in Star Wars. As such, it falls to me to play with these cut-out X-Wing and TIE Fighter models. It will be difficult, but I’ll be sure to try my best.

It’s real hard, yo.

For that, much like its counterpart, R2-D2’s Droid Workshop, is what this book is about. It gives you the pieces to build little foam models to play with (or just admire from afar). But unlike the Droid Workshop, this comes with not just one model, but both the aforementioned X-Wing and TIE Fighter. I know. Oh I know. I made vroomy noises just while making them.

Following the same layout of Droid Workshop, Starfighter Workshop is comprised of two parts. The latter and – in terms of size – more meatier part of the book is the model parts storage. The former is a small booklet filled with various games and puzzles to wile away your time. I’ll examine that first. Continue reading

Fantasy Flight Games! – CCC Ep. 013

Michael Morris and Bruce Gibson are joined this episode by Star Wars Beyond the Films Nathan P. Butler as they discuss Fantasy Flights table top and card games.




Scumthin’ To Talk About! – CCC Ep. 010

This week Ed is back in the Casino and ready to talk some X-wing. We go over the upcoming ships in greater detail and talk about other fun and exciting aspects of the game.



Kick back at the coolest Casino in the clouds and enjoy some of the finest discussion of Star Wars gaming out there!

Return of The Big Guy – CCC Ep. 006

New wave of X-wing ships, Regionals, and the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront! Riley Blanton Joins us in the Casino to talk about all this and more! Ed is back from regionals and ready to discuss some X-wing! So come on in, and take a seat in our V.I.P. Lounge here at Cloud City Casino.



This episode Eddie returns and ready to talk tabletop! We also get into a lengthy discussion about the upcoming battlefront and our impressions of what we have seen of the game so far.  So find a table, turn up the volume on your cyborg headband and get ready for an episode you won’t want to miss because everyone’s a winner here! At Cloud City Casino, we aim to please!