The Weekly Scoundrel Presents – Star Wars Battlefront: A Year(ish) Later

swbtlfrntTo commemorate the release of the Scarif expansion for Star Wars Battlefront, I thought I’d write up a little review of sorts concerning where the game is now versus where it was when it came out just over a year ago. Cards on the table, I hadn’t played the game for a very long time before I started logging more hours over the last week or so when I decided this would be a cool idea for a post. When the game came out, I enjoyed it, it was Star Wars and it was beautiful, how could I not? Unfortunately, after the initial excitement wore off, the game turned out to be lacking in content and overall underwhelming. So, what do I think now, a year later? I guess you’ll just have to click below to find out…(+1 clickbait)
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TWS: Thinkin’ ‘Bout Ink – Star Wars Annual #2

Marvel Star WarsComic book day, oh yeah, livin’ the dream, dreamin’ in color…I’m not sure where I was going with that, plus it’s actually the day after comic book day…anyway, we got the second annual, uh, annual Star Wars comic and it was pretty decent. Definitely love, love the new character, Pash (Bash), and really hope to see her again, but wasn’t head over heels for the overall story. That said, though, it was a good read, and worth the price for Pash’s introduction alone, so how ’bout you click that link down there and we kick this review into maximum overdrive! (That’s right, Stephen King reference, boom.)
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TWS: Thinkin’ ‘Bout Ink – Han Solo #5 & Star Wars #25

Marvel Star WarsFirst of all, happy Thanksgiving to those that celebrate it, and happy comic book day (yesterday) to all! This week, we got two highly-anticipated ending issues:  The last of the “Last Flight of the Harbinger,” and the very last of the Han Solo series…I want to say I wasn’t disappointed, but that wouldn’t be entirely true…I was, however, surprised by how some things turned out, so that’s always fun…overall, they were pretty solid issues, though, so let’s forgo all further formalities of introduction and let the titillating comic discussion begin!
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The Weekly Scoundrel Presents – Are We Being Kept in the Dark About Episode VIII? Or: What we don’t know won’t hurt us.

star_wars_episode_viiiBy this point in the Episode VII timeline, knew the title was The Force Awakens and were very close to getting a teaser trailer…so far for Episode VIII we know…nothing. Or, at best, very little. Sure, I understand that Episode VII was like the reintroduction of Star Wars to the world, and now we have Rogue One to keep us occupied, so it’s not really out of the question to be less-informed about the next chapter in the saga than we were previously…but that also doesn’t stop me from frothing at the mouth more and more with each passing day without any real, juicy Episode VIII information…so, are we being kept in the dark on purpose to keep the focus on Rogue One, or have they just not made Episode VIII a priority like they did with Episode VII because, frankly, they know they don’t have to? Well, either way, here are a few things I’m dying to get when it comes to the main saga from a galaxy far, far away…
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TWS: Thinkin’ ‘Bout Ink – Poe Dameron #8 & The Force Awakens #6

Marvel Star WarsIt’s that time again! Well, actually a couple days after that time, but who’s counting? (Me, obviously…) Anyway, this week we get back into the meat and potatoes of the Poe series, which makes me exceedingly happy because it means Terex will be back in the mix, and I am overwhelmingly intrigued by that guy. We also got the finale of the comic book adaptation of The Force Awakens, which was another quick, action-packed read. I’m not sure, going forward, if I’ll bother with the comic adaptations of films, though…not because this one was bad, by any means, but just because it didn’t really add all that much (if anything) to the story and I’d rather use my comic budget for other things…but who knows, I’ll probably end up getting them because I have a fever, and the only prescription is more Star Wars! (I’m so lame.) Now, on with the show!
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