Mar 24, 2017
Introducing your friends to Star Wars
In this episode:
- Getting into Star Wars can be tough. It has a
huge history and a gigantic fanbase, and with 50 years behind it,
some people are intimidated by the franchise and don’t know how to
jump in. Never fear, geeks! We’re here to help.
- Inspired by our resident Jedi Noobs
Chocobochica and CapsuleJay (among others!), we want to make sure
that Star Wars is not unapproachable. We provide suggestions on the
best viewing order on the movies, as well as jumping-on points that
aren’t necessarily even tied in with the films.
is a huge swath of Star Wars-related media out there, so if you’re
a book person, we recommend books (specifically, audiobooks!), or if you’re a gamer, there are always
video games, and if you like to binge, you can even jump in with
some of the cartoons and even different ways to watch
discuss the oft-mentioned Machete order, as well as how The Force
Awakens (Episode 7) changed the way you jump in and get accustomed
to the galaxy far, far away.
spinoffs like the recent Rogue One and the upcoming Han Solo films
present unique ways to dip your toes in without needing 50 years
worth of history to make sense of it all.
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and grab either LOST STARS or A NEW
DAWN. They are phenomenal audiobooks, and because they’re Star
Wars, they have ultra-high production qualities.
Zelda Zelda. Breath of the Wild has made him pretty much live in
- Buffy: The Vampire Slayer rewatch with his
- Replaying Wii games--Mario Kart as a good
2-player game, and watching his wife discover how different Super
Mario Run is over New Super Mario Bros Wii
Wayward and Ratqueens, which has been given a soft reset, which
means you can get into it easier now.
- Finally “Beat” Fire Emblem Heroes, but more
content should be comign soon.
still love Shovel Knight and have been replaying it on Switch. Not
only is this his year of trying to replay more things, but it’s
also a way to keep using the Switch because it’s just great to hold
- Void’s kids prefer joycons sideways with the
wrist strap over other controllers.
- Finally watching a bunch of stuff that built up
between the new job and Zelda: Breath of the Wild. (Various YouTube
series, Genius Game Season 3, Assassin's Creed (movie), Moana.
Fantastic Beasts, Passengers, and the disappointingly bland Iron
Fist on Netflix.)
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