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To Catch a Jedi, a Tales of War Deck

Written by MrsSomethingStarWarsAhsoka Tano on the run! After an attack on the Jedi Temple, Anakin Skywalker's young Padawan found herself accused of murdering the person responsible for the bombings. With no choice but to run, she was chased by her Master, who begged her to turn herself in.Knowing there is little hope of being cleared… Continue reading To Catch a Jedi, a Tales of War Deck

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Telling a Story Via Deckbuilding

Previously, I shared the significance Star Wars has in my life. I likened the Disney acquisition to losing a beloved pet and taking time to grieve before getting a new one. I went on to explain how Star Wars: Destiny is the "new puppy" which revived my engagement with the Star Wars galaxy. I promised to explain how my concept for Tales of War intends to be the bridge between competitive game-play and thematic story-telling. I'm sure we can agree, I've kept you waiting long enough.

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Star Wars: My puppy died, and I wasn’t ready for a new one until now.

For fifteen years I've had a love affair with Star Wars. For context, I began reading the adult Expanded Universe (now Legends) books in the third grade. The trilogy of my childhood was the prequels. At six years old, I knew there was a relationship between my Star Wars and what I later found out was actually the original Star Wars. At six years old though, the closest word to "parody" I knew was "spoof." I thought the original Star Wars was a spoof of the real Star Wars. Talk about a misconception! During my adolescent years and into my late teens, I felt like I grew up with Jacen, Jaina, and Anakin Solo. I was dismayed that Ben Skywalker had so much potential but was lead astray. I was excessively invested in the EU emotionally. The movies were alright, and I respect them for the part they played in laying the foundation, but my heart was in those books. Then Disney happened