- Why is Vader Sad? No one bought his suit. 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 26, 2010 under Star Wars
The Old Republic Profiles the Sith Pureblood!
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, News
If you're a follower of the Dark Side (and you'd better be!), today's The Old Republic update will get your Sithy juices flowing. Bioware has done an update to their Holonet and added information on a couple of creatures and droids, but most importantly they profiled the awesome Sith Pureblood. These guys are the direct descendants of the... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 25, 2010 under Pics, Star Wars
Whether you're here on planet Earth or in a galaxy far, far away; Happy Thanksgiving! We have to wonder, though, how a turkey would taste when carved with a lightsaber. Could you carve a raw turkey and have the blade cook it while it cuts? ... more.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Beta Surveys Going Out
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Gaming, Star Wars
Lots of players registered on the official Old Republic site began to receive Beta Survey emails this week, and in the world of MMOs that naturally made them skittish. In a world of MMO phishing attempts, everyone is a bit cautious when these sort of things hit email boxes. Firstly, this email is not a phishing attempt. Research into the company sending the surveys out shows that they have connect... more.
- Support Star Wars and Geek Pride for Katie 6 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 23, 2010 under Featured, News, Star Wars
Real-time Lightsaber with Kinect
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 22, 2010 under Gaming, News, Star Wars, Tech, Videos
When Microsoft released their Xbox 360 motion sensing camera Kinect a couple of weeks ago, it didn't take long for the thing to be hacked and custom PC (and even Mac) drivers to come out. Thanks to those early tinkerers, people can now plug their Kinect into their PC to play around with all sorts of homebrew apps, with more coming out every day. This latest one is probably the coolest yet with a g... more.
Friday Fanboy Debate: Could the Empire have beaten the Yuuzhan Vong?
11 CommentsPosted by Jason Peffley on November 19, 2010 under News
The Yuuzhan Vong invaded the galaxy long after The Emperor, Vader, and Thrawn were running the show. Today's debate is this: If the Yuuzhan Vong had invaded the galaxy when the Empire was still in full force, who would have won? Keep in mind that the Yuuzhan Vong could not be affected by the force. Versus ... more.
First Grader Bullied for liking Star Wars
5 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Star Wars
In a story that has exploded across social media (mostly Twitter), a first grade girl in Chicago was recently bullied for liking Star Wars. Apparently she had a Star Wars water bottle that she loved, and the boys at her school began bullying her because they claimed that only boys could like Star Wars. The original blog post regarding the incident is more.
Family Guy: It’s a Trap! Trailer
5 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under News, Star Wars, Videos
Fox has released the trailer for the upcoming Family Guy Return of The Jedi Spoof, It's a Trap, and it is by far one of the funniest things you'll see until the special is released. Highlights include Meg as the Sarlaac, the dead Ewok, and try not to lose it too hard with the Special Edition joke. Check it out below. ... more.
Homemade Training Remote
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on November 15, 2010 under Star Wars
Here's something that deserves a place among the best Fanboy craft projects. A guy took one of those little floating globes that sit on a desk and turned it into a very accurate recreation of the training remote from A New Hope. Check out the video below for the step-by-step instructions on how he did it. ... more.