So now that we’ve got our main characters introduced what shall we do but take an issue off to spend some time with a noob in ….
A new hope came to the galaxy. The empire struck back and the Jedi returned but what happened next is a bit more divisive. Did the Emperor return from beyond the grave as a clone or did the Emperor come back to life as a clone. Was a bigger and far more destructive super weapon constructed that dwarfed the Death Star or did someone build a more destructive and far bigger super weapon that dwarfed even the Death Star. Did Han and Leia’s son fall to the dark side or did Leila and Han’s son fall to the dark side. Whether you are Legends or Disney is a big sticking point on the internet even today. Don’t worry I won’t be trying to make things worse by pitting one against the other because I want to go to a point in time that Disney has not yet reached. Over a hundred years after a farm boy from Tatooine fired his torpedo down a vent and changed the course of Galactic history. It’s a whole new Sith order, whole new Empire, and a whole new Skywalker in ….
So the trailer for the new Star Wars is out. It looks … interesting.
Last time I went to a tournament it was at my flgs with a few mooks and a few ringers. I came fifth. Out of six. This time, it was a regional event with a former European champion in attendance. This was my second tournament of………….
There’s something I’ve noticed in nerd circles for a small while now. See we’re coming out of our Mum’s basements and some are even showering. We’re having to in order to see the new Marvel and Star Wars movies and in order to get close enough to get a picture of that smexy cosplayer so that we can put that picture on our facebook later and claim we made out with them. The other thing we’re learning in all this is to be nice. Just because someone hasn’t read all the comics we’re learning to let them in the theatre and even have the good seats if they’ve paid for them. I like to think that part of the reason for this is my “award winning” post on letting the newbs bring money and attention into our fandom so that we can get more cool stuff. The problem is that I worry we’re becoming too nice.