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Announced: Star Wars Armada


Announced: Star Wars Armada

Fantasy Flight Friday announced that it will release a new strategy game based on the Star Wars license, Star Wars Armada.

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The new game plays a bit like Fantasy Flight’s ongoing title, Star Wars X-wing at a larger scale. The action focusses on Star Wars’ enormous capital ships, which players control through a unique jointed movement stick.

Star Wars Armada includes smaller ships such as X-Wing…

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Early 2015. Looks like another must-buy from FFG, in time for the new wave of Rebellion-era TV and later era movies.

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The Universal Monsters are holding a party at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California this weekend!


August 7 - 9 - Egyptian Theatre

All your scary favorites - Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, the Bride - will be haunting the Egyptian with a double feature and pair of triple features.

Universal is best known for their roster of monsters, and this is your chance to catch some of the most iconic movie horror figures on the big screen, all 35mm prints!

The Series:

Thursday, August 7 - 7:30PM

Introduction by Sara Karloff (daughter of Boris Karloff) and Bela Lugosi Jr. (son of Bela Lugosi), hosted by historian Scott Essman.      

Where I would be, were I in the LA area tonight.

(via the-dark-city)

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Star Wars Rebels: A Look Ahead

Get a sneak peek at what’s to come in the first season of Star Wars Rebels, including new scenes featuring the Inquisitor, Ezra’s Jedi training, and the appearance of a certain droid duo.

Scheduled to premiere in October 2014 as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel, Star Wars Rebels will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.

About time we got back to the classic era.

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888,246 Ceramic Poppies Flow Like Blood from the Tower of London to Commemorate WWI

To commemorate the centennial of Britain’s involvement in the First World War, ceramic artist Paul Cummins and stage designer Tom Piper conceived of a staggering installation of ceramic poppies planted in the famous dry moat around the Tower of London. 

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