My first inkling of this was a tweet from Lucasfilm’s Leland Chee (@HolocronKeeper,) who also confirmed that a (licensed) lightsaber Wii remote will soon be available. Okay, so the Wii thing is old news, but my memory isn’t what it used to be… At least not for game peripherals.
Are you under the age of 12 and enjoy coloring or know someone who is? If so, LFL artist Cynthia Cummens-Narcisi is hosting a contest just for you! Print out (no digital art allowed) and get cracking on this adorable picture of Yoda and R2. Scan in your results and submit it to the contest. Cynthia is giving away iTunes gift cards to the winners! Contest is closed on February 13th at 6 PM EST. If school is closed due to the weather in your neighborhood, this would be a great way to entertain your little Jedi!
The long-awaited movie is opening February 6 in eight cities (Austin, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle.) TFN and director Kyle Newman are giving away tickets to Chicago and San Francisco. Folks who are in those cities? The movie’s wide release is dependent on you.
He used nearly 50 ‘Bucks cups and a crazy number of stirrers to build this, the coolest TIE Fighter ever. “The ribbing on the drink holders reminded me of solar panels,” Winters says. “That instantly registered ‘TIE fighter’ in my head.”
(See a bigger picture at the link.) Wired is running a contest, and I bet there’s a lot more Star Wars stuff to be made from cups and stirrers. Get to it! (via)