Announcing New ‘Star Wars: Rise to Power’ Mobile Game


Move over, Grand Admiral Thrawn and Admiral Ackbar. Soon we’ll find out who really has the greatest strategic mind in the galaxy.

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Melinda’s Brew: Coming Home

Melinda's Brew

“Wesa goen home!” Jar Jar Binks exclaims jubilantly moments before Queen Amidala and her entourage board her sleek starship for their return journey to Naboo. Can you blame Jar Jar for his unrestrained enthusiasm? He is akin to a fish out of water [almost literally] while on the daunting, intimidating city planet Coruscant. He is thrilled to be venturing home to Naboo. The same cannot be said for the Queen. Oh, Amidala Naberrie most likely is happy to be returning to her beautiful, lush home world, but since her trip to the capital had been less than auspicious, her hoped-for elation is tempered with both disappointment and determination. [She is one shrewd cookie. The Senate may not have jumped to Naboo’s and her aid, but she is a woman and leader of action. Plan A didn’t work. As any great strategist knows – have a Plan B. 🙂 ]

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Star Wars: Phasma — Official Synopsis Released by Penguin Random House

The Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi is about to get underway, and one of the first stops will be the new novel by Delilah S. Dawson, Star Wars: Phasma. Captain Phasma was introduced in The Force Awakens, but she has largely remained a mystery. With the new book, a comic book series from Marvel, and an expanded role in The Last Jedi, we’re about to find out much more about the woman behind the armor.

Penguin Random House has released an official synopsis of Phasma on its website. You can check it out below:

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Legends Library: New Jedi Order Part 6

The penultimate New Jedi Order episode!! With only two more sections of the NJO left, Luke and Randy take on The Force Heretic Trilogy, written by Sean Williams and Shane Dix. They also bring discussion of Truce at Bakura and Rogue Planet into the mix as it relates to this trilogy.

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Check Out Radio 1138 Episode 66 from Jedi News Network

It’s episode 66, there are just 124 days until The Last Jedi arrives in cinemas and the excitement is ramping up by the day. Join Mark as he flies solo once again to chat about the new Entertainment Weekly reveals and deep-dive into 8 (yes, eight!) interviews. Mark and Matt headed to Collectormania 24 at the NEC in Birmingham and caught up with Rogue One’s Gabby Wong and Battle For Endor’s Sian Phillips, discussed the Monster Charity Project with Simon ‘Jango Fett’ at London Film and Comic Con and Mark and James caught up with R2-D2 performer Jimmy Vee at Star Wars Fan Fun Day. Meanwhile, our intrepid curry-loving reporter Paul Naylor caught up with Mon Mothma actress Caroline Blakiston at Star Wars Fan Fun Day in Burnley and travelled to Harper Adams University in Shropshire for Feel The Force Day West Midlands where he chatted with Return of the Jedi ewok Brian Wheeler, original trilogy Stormtrooper Chris Bunn and Rogue One‘s Matthew Dale.

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Art, Meaning, and Fun in Star Wars: The Special Edition – A Guest Blog by Dan Reilly

Star Wars is like a song you love. You hear the song and it takes you back to a special time in your life. It’s a soundtrack for your memories. You hear it and images unfold on the screen of your mind, accompanied by an array of sights, sounds, and sensations. For instance, within a few notes of “America the Beautiful” by Ray Charles, I’m back celebrating the 4th of July in the neighborhood where I grew up. I smell hotdogs on the grill and gunpowder in the air. I hear the cheers of baseball games, the sizzle and pop of sparklers, firecrackers, and Coca-Cola. I see star-spangled streamers flapping from bicycles, and breeze-kissed American flags waving from porches, washed golden in the sun, and then in the warm dusk, exploding gemstones of fireworks illuminating and patterning the sky.

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Kylo Ren’s Journey in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ and Other Character Updates [Possible Spoilers]

When we last saw Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens he had just killed his father, Han Solo, wounded Finn, and battled nearly to the death with The Scavenger, Rey. What can we expect from his path in The Last Jedi? Director Rian Johnson shared his thoughts in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly.

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In ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Rey Will Discover More About Her Family [Possible Spoilers]

There has been a lot of speculation, theorizing, and conjecture about Rey’s family since we first met her in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We won’t go into any of that here, as Coffee With Kenobi doesn’t deal in any of those things, but Entertainment Weekly has revealed that the subject of Rey’s parentage will be a factor in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

First we hear from director Rian Johnson…

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Clone Wars Conversations Episode 6 with James Arnold Taylor and “Darth Maul” Sam Witwer

In this installment of Clone Wars Conversations, “The Jedi & The Sith – Part Two,” James Arnold Taylor continues his discussion with Sam Witwer, the voice of Darth Maul in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels.

Check it out below:

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Model to be Displayed at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

The Disney Parks Blog has provided an update on various projects currently underway at Disney World, and that includes the recently named Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. If you were at the D23 Expo in Anaheim last month, you probably got a good look at the extensive model of the attraction. If you missed out, you’ll have a chance to see a portion of that model when it goes on display at Disney World this fall.

From Disney Parks Blog:

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