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LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales Interview Part II: translating mature subjects, 10 minutes a film

LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales Interview Part II: translating mature subjects, 10 minutes a film

Today we continue our interview series with Michael Price, writer behind the animated series LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales. In our second of several questions and answers with Mr Price, we asked whether the writer was given a set of rules to follow when writing this saga, or whether he was given free reign over the material. Price is also an award-winning writer for series like The Simpsons and the Netflix series F Is for Family. As such, his skills in adapting adult themes to animated, more kid-friendly environments made way for his growing LEGO Star Wars feature portfolio.

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Death Star and Borg Cube shine as paper lanterns

Death Star and Borg Cube shine as paper lanterns

Prefer your displays of fandom to be a touch more subtle than tea kettles and giant rugs? Enter a pair of new paper lanterns styled after Star Trek’s Borg Cube and Star Wars’ Death Star. Both look, at first glance, like ordinary paper lanterns in spherical and cube shapes. Take a closer look, though, and you’ll see the designs printed across their fragile, thin paper shells.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already breaking sales records

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is already breaking sales records

Being a huge Star Wars fan, I've been itching to see my favorite franchise break new sales records. While we're still weeks away from seeing if it breaks opening weekend records, it's already set one. Which is pretty good for a movie that hasn't premiered yet.

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LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales Interview Part I: Thank The Maker!

LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales Interview Part I: Thank The Maker!

This month we've had the opportunity to speak with Michael Price, the writer behind the animated movie mini-series "LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales." In this series of 5 features, our favorite golden droid C-3PO retells the entire first 6 episodes of Star Wars film history. Our Q&A session with Price starts with a question of intent and audience. Who was this super entertaining mini-series combination of Star Wars and LEGO originally aimed at? Who was the original intended audience, and who might eventually end up enjoying it?

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FIAT 500e Stormtrooper Concept looms over LA Auto Show

FIAT 500e Stormtrooper Concept looms over LA Auto Show

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is just a month away from release, and FIAT is not about to let you forget it. They've brought their very own custom-designed First Order Stormtrooper 2015 FIAT 500e to the LA Auto Show to guard the corner of the convention center. This black and white one-off was created by Garage Italia Customs, and will be appearing at the LA Auto Show through the end of the week. And no, you cannot buy it - unless you want to buy the standard edition and customize it yourself.

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Rare Star Wars merch, once cheap, to be auctioned at ridiculous prices

Rare Star Wars merch, once cheap, to be auctioned at ridiculous prices

With the release of the first new Star Wars movie in over 10 years rapidly approaching, there's no better time to get rabid fans to cough up large amounts of money through an auction of rare merchandise. World-famous auction house Sotheby's knows this, and that's exactly what they're planning to hold on December 11th, one week before The Force Awakens hits theaters.

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Star Wars Blu-ray Steelbook set Review: back to beautiful basics

Star Wars Blu-ray Steelbook set Review: back to beautiful basics

Six Star Wars films have been re-released in Blu-ray form in two editions, one of which is the Steelbook set we're reviewing today. These movies are available individually, each in their own heavy-duty metal and plastic container, each with a single Blu-ray inside. There's also a "Complete Saga" Blu-ray set that includes a whopping 9-disc collection, full of extra features and commentary tracks. You COULD also purchase the Blu-ray disks in two 3-disc sets, one original trilogy, one prequel trilogy.

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Star Wars: Battlefront season pass gets you 16 maps, and a custom emote

Star Wars: Battlefront season pass gets you 16 maps, and a custom emote

Season passes are the new fad for AAA games. Buying one is a way to give money to a publisher up-front, in exchange for a discount on DLC that will come out over a period of time. Sure, it saves you some money, if you plan on buying all of the DLC, but it turns your $60 game into a $110 game. So what does the season pass for Battlefront get you?

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Learn to code your own Star Wars game in just an hour

Learn to code your own Star Wars game in just an hour

Technology is everywhere these days. The earlier you're able to learn how to work with it, the better-equipped you'll be in the rest of your life. Kids already have access to smartphones and tablets, and the internet is always at their fingertips. However, if you have a kid that's interested in learning how to do more than just use these gadgets, some Star Wars heroes are here to help teach them how to program like a pro.

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Captain Phasma speaks: audio of Star Wars’ most mysterious character

Captain Phasma speaks: audio of Star Wars’ most mysterious character

A couple of bits of audio from Star Wars: The Force Awaken's most chrome-ified character Captain Phasma have been released. Straight through the greatest Star Wars toy ever made, BB-8 by Sphero, we're able to hear Gwendoline Christie's stormtrooper elite voice at last. According to an interview with Christie herself in recent weeks, Phasma will be a character as mysterious as Boba Fett was in the original film trilogy. Despite that - we'd still like to hear what she sounds like as soon as possible.

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Star Wars Action Movie FX app reveals BB-8’s weapons and agility

Star Wars Action Movie FX app reveals BB-8’s weapons and agility

The new hero droid of Star Wars is beginning to really, truly take shape with video footage from a variety of odd sources. What you're about to see is how well our hero, the soccer-ball droid BB-8, is able to get around. You'll also see a few accessories this little monster is carrying inside his spherical body. He's got more than a few tricks up his sleeve, to be sure.

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Darth Vader Fridge defies the rule of two

Darth Vader Fridge defies the rule of two

How many times have you wanted to get an ice cold drink, only to find that your fridge is to far away to reach? After all, no one wants to keep a fridge on their desk. Sure, you might be able to cram a small one under the desk, but then you might lose some precious leg room. What you need is this Darth Vader fridge.

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