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Your Most Heinous Stories of Role-Playing Games Gone Wrong

Everybody loves role-playing games (unless you’re irrationally worried about Satan.) Escaping into a fantasy world, surrounded by like-minded nerds, is just the best thing ever. Except when it isn’t, because someone is deciding to be a total Gelatinous Cube. Here are some of your worst RPG horror stories. » 9/01/15 1:36pm Yesterday 1:36pm

Star Wars Rebels Season 1 is a Must-Buy Blu-ray for Star Wars Fans

If you’ve been salivating for Star Wars: The Force Awakens without an outlet for that excitement, you haven’t watched Star Wars Rebels. Its home on Disney XD allowed some to write it off as just a kids’ show, but Rebels is much more than that. And now, you can devour the first season on Blu-ray. » 9/01/15 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

All the Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming This Fall

Your “to read” pile is about to get much more massive. This fall’s science fiction and fantasy books include new titles by legends like Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Stephen King, Jim Butcher and Tanya Huff. You’re not ready for this! Which is why we’re getting you ready, with our guide to fall books. » 8/28/15 2:17pm Friday 2:17pm

Bandai's Samurai Star Wars Figures Have Gotten Even Better

Bandai’s “Movie Realisation” Star Wars figures—which take the Empire and turn them into ancient samurai with flintlocks and katanas rather than blasters and lightsabers—are fantastic. But now the line’s got a few more additions that make it even cooler. Sandtroopers! Royal Guards! Boba Fett! Oh my. » 8/27/15 5:45pm Thursday 5:45pm

How the Hell Is This JPG of Han Solo Worth $225?

Would you spend almost $225 for a single digital image of Han Solo from the original Star Wars? For most people, the answer is obviously “No.” But many of us who are using the app Star Wars: Card Trader, from Topps, would kill to have that singular image in our collections. And some people will pay dearly for it.
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Nothing About This Star Wars Toy Event Makes Sense to Me

Can’t wait for Force Friday, the event where Hasbro has talked retailers into opening their doors at midnight so people can purchase the first action figures and merchandise of The Force Awakens? Well, good, because Maker Studios is giving people a sneak peek of the toys—in an 180hour, international, completely insane… » 8/26/15 7:22am 8/26/15 7:22am

In This Week's Star Wars Comic, Princess Leia Gets To Kick Butt—Literally

After taking a break from its ongoing story last month to give us a badass Ben Kenobi side story, this week’s issue of Marvel’s Star Wars series gets ready to deal with the fallout from that insane twist that sent ripples through the new Star Wars canon. It also gives us Princess Leia being awesome. » 8/21/15 3:44pm 8/21/15 3:44pm

A Whole Bunch of People Named Their Babies After Anakin Skywalker Last Year

We have officially hit peak Star Wars. The Social Security Administration just published its annual tally of the most popular baby names in the U.S., and “Anakin” made the top 1,000. Squeaking in at #957 on the list, Darth Vader’s birth name was bestowed on 218 baby boys last year. » 8/21/15 3:00pm 8/21/15 3:00pm