We just can’t help it, we’re geeked out Battlefront 2! This episode is big on gaming: the Council discusses the new video game in depth. Is it worth the price? What about the controversial “pay to win” mechanic? How has the gameplay changed from the original? JT also gives his review of the tie-in book, “Inferno Squad” by Christie Golden.
It’s our 50th episode! We’ve got our buddy Nick Ammons joining us on this one, sparring with JT about most topics. It’s no secret The Force Awakens is down the list of JT’s favorite Star Wars movies, Nick says it’s better than the vaunted Rogue One. We also dig into prequel fandom, Rebels, soundtracks and more!
Allo, Nerfherders! As the Council gears up for a new The Last Jedi trailer on Monday night, we take a moment to look back on our favorite moments from the franchise so far. There are some sentimental favorites, some groundbreaking scenes, and no named characters were killed in the making of this episode.
Happy Autumn, Nerfherders! We’ve got a special guest on the show this week: Dan from the Discography Discussion podcast! Amazingly enough, his first exposure to Star Wars came by way of the now-Legends book The Last Command on audio cassette – meaning the original trilogy
Ciao, Herders! Force Friday 2 turned out to be a debacle for your intrepid Council members, and we recount the events on this episode. But first, we can’t help but pontificate on the meaning of Colin Trevorrow’s exit as director of Episode 9. What’s so hard about getting along with Kathleen Kennedy anyway??
Hello again, Star Wars faithful! The Council decided to take a break from movie talk this time, choosing instead to focus on Star Wars books! “Star Wars: Thrawn” leads off our discussion, and then we tangent into character arcs throughout the saga. How much can a character change throughout the story before it goes from interesting to inconsistent?? As always, we have the answer.
Hello again, Herders of Nerfs! The Council has fallen prey to Last Jedi mania. On this episode, we peruse new promo images published by Entertainment Weekly. You’ll be amazed at what information is contained in these photos! We dig into the details and uncover the
Hey there, Nerfherders! We all agree that The Force Awakens is a great movie, but it could’ve been a *very* different movie. The Council came across a video from the fine chaps at WhatCulture discussing this very topic. After a brief detour, we discuss!
Konnicihiwa, Nerfherders! There’s a lot to cover this week. AJ and JT both have plans to visit Lucasfilm this year, opening dates for the Star Wars lands may point to a location for Star Wars Celebration in 2019, we review a fan’s list of possible standalone movie topics, and plenty of other hijinks. Yes, we said “hijinks”. Get off our lawn!!