February 5th, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
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January 5th, 2008 by Dunc · 8 Comments
Pablo Hidalgo takes checks off ten fantabulous Star Wars Superweapons from the laughable (Darksaber!) to the completely ridiculous (The Tarkin: just like Darksaber, but more than a decade earlier!) you’re sure to learn something. For one, in the Centerpoint Station entry:
Just one quibble: Wedge Antilles is Corellian and grew up in the Corellian system, which is home to this bizarre space station that is 350 kilometers in diameter. So why is he the guy who exclaims “look at the size of that thing” when the comparatively small Death Star comes into view?
And that’s why you should never take the EU too seriously, kids!
January 3rd, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
io9 explores the best scifi superweapons. You’ll never guess what they name “the coolest and most-remembered superweapon in all of science fiction”.
December 18th, 2007 by Dunc · No Comments
Uh-oh… It appears the galaxy is perfectly capable of creating superweapons all on its own.
September 30th, 2007 by Dunc · No Comments
“Darth Vader’s tyrannical Empire struck fear into an entire galaxy. Sadly, his fleet was also behind some embarrassingly ill-planned military ventures. Reviewing early Imperial schematics, the Sith Lord himself expressed serious doubts about his soldiers’ tactical choices…”
Bonus round: Horton Hears a Death Star.
July 25th, 2006 by Dunc · Comments Off
Oh, Wikipedia. You may not be the most accurate of sources, but you sure know how to bring the funny.