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How I made my own action figure with silicone and resin

How I made my own action figure with silicone and resin

A few months ago I became interested in the offbeat art of bootleg action figures. I started by following artists and designers on Instagram, and a big part of sharing art like this on Instagram is revealing parts of the product's creation process. I wanted to see if I could make an action figure of my own, so I did it. I attained a few bottles of chemicals, grabbed some cups, cardboard, and tape, and got working.

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1995 Star Wars: Dark Forces unofficially recreated in Unreal Engine

1995 Star Wars: Dark Forces unofficially recreated in Unreal Engine

Fans can be quite an interesting bunch. Depending on rabidity, they can be a force for good or a pain in the posterior. Some fans, however, have enough skill and knowledge to take things where their original creators would probably never tread. Like Jason Lewis, whose applies his expertise as Obsidian's senior environment artist to redo parts of a classic Star Wars game in Epic's Unreal Engine, giving it not just beauty but the feeling of a modern game that will never be.

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opening dates revealed by Disney

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opening dates revealed by Disney

Since the moment Disney announced its acquisition of LucasFilm, we all knew that it was going to build new Star Wars attractions at its parks in California and Florida. It wasted little time in getting to work on these Star Wars parks, named Galaxy's Edge at both Disneyland and Disney World, and after years of teases, we finally know when they'll be opening.

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Respawn’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order set for April reveal

Respawn’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order set for April reveal

If your ears perked up when you heard that Respawn Entertainment is working on a new Star Wars game, you definitely weren't alone. Though the developer doesn't have a ton of finished titles in its portfolio, the games that it has shipped - which amounts to two Titanfall games and the recently-launched Apex Legends - have all been pretty darn good. Expectations are pretty high for Respawn's spin on the Star Wars universe, and today we're learning when we'll finally get to see the game in action.

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Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi mini-series tipped for Disney streaming service

Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi mini-series tipped for Disney streaming service

Disney is planning to launch its own streaming service called Disney Plus, giving its customers access to both existing and original content. According to a new report, a limited Star Wars television series based on Obi-Wan Kenobi is a 'top priority' for Disney, which reportedly plans to offer the mini-series through its upcoming streaming service.

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Lightsaber dueling sport gets support from French Fencing Federation

Lightsaber dueling sport gets support from French Fencing Federation

France is now officially home to what may be the most entertaining sport: lightsaber dueling. The sport has received support from the French Fencing Federation, which is reportedly providing fencing clubs with lightsabers for training and battles. What makes lightsaber dueling an appealing sport? It gets kids off their phones and engaging in a physical activity.

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Star Wars Lightsaber Academy is an interactive training system for padawans

Star Wars Lightsaber Academy is an interactive training system for padawans

Hasbro has introduced the latest evolution in toy lightsabers with its new Star Wars Lightsaber Academy. The system involves an extendable toy lightsaber that works with a mobile app to help kids develop their Jedi skills. Hasbro is also offering a basic version of its new toy lightsabers that doesn't include Bluetooth, as well as a version of the lightsaber that has sound effects and simulates light effects.

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Xbox Games with Gold serves up Bomberman, Bloodstained in February

Xbox Games with Gold serves up Bomberman, Bloodstained in February

Microsoft has revealed the Xbox Live Games with Gold for February, and it seems that we've got a pretty solid month ahead of us. As is usually the case, Xbox One owners will be getting four games in February, as the two Xbox 360 titles are backwards compatible with the console. There's a bit of something for everything this month, whether you're into multiplayer, classic games, or even Star Wars.

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More details about EA’s canned Star Wars game surface

More details about EA’s canned Star Wars game surface

Last night, Kotaku published a report that claimed EA Vancouver's Star Wars game has been canned. The game has been in development since October 2017, so a little over a year, and entered production after EA shut down Visceral Studios, which was also working on Star Wars game of its own. In the time since that report was published, more information has surfaced, giving us a better idea of EA's motivation in this latest cancellation.

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EA Star Wars open world game canceled

EA Star Wars open world game canceled

Fans of any franchise, be it sci-fi or fantasy, would probably drool over the thought of living in an open world version of that fictional world. Even if said world is purely digital. Indeed, there have been no shortage of plans and sometimes even low-budget attempts to have open world games based on The Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Star Trek, and, of course, Star Wars, few of which have come to pass. One that almost seemed close to becoming reality might sadly no longer happen as EA Games has reportedly canned the open world Star Wars games it has been working on for the past year or so.

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Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy Edge park detailed ahead of opening

Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy Edge park detailed ahead of opening

Disney has been working on its Star Wars theme park, Galaxy's Edge, for a few years at this point, but we've still got several months to wait before it opens at Disneyland and Disney World. Thus far, Disney hasn't talked a ton about Galaxy's Edge, but in a new behind-the-scenes video, it's giving us some details about two of the park's rides, Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance.

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Star Wars original trilogy will be turned into animated shorts for kids

Star Wars original trilogy will be turned into animated shorts for kids

Disney has revealed plans to create a series of short animated videos based on the original Star Wars trilogy. These animated shorts will be targeted at children and feature iconic characters from the first three movies, including Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo. The new series will be called the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures and serve to introduce young viewers to the franchise's pivotal moments, classic themes, and more.

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