by Jay Shelanskey
It seems that the old saying “Life imitates art” may just be true. As the Clone Wars reach our shores so may the Trade Federation. What in the blue milk am I talking about?
In a capital not so far away there has been a trade dispute occurring with another land. The dispute has led to increased tariffs on goods from this land by 25%. Now for the most part this has not included goods such as board games and has been more focused on electronics, batteries, auto parts etc. But there has been a list prepared by the US Trade Reps that includes board games as a potential product to incur the 25% tariff.
The Down AT-ST Battlefield Expansion will be released in the USA on May 30th. Preorder at your local supplier today!
“Ezra, the armor I wear is five hundred years old. I reforged it to my liking, but the battles, the history, the blood all lives within it. And the same goes for every Mandalorian.”
–Sabine Wren, Star Wars: Rebels
Art and war don’t often mix, but Sabine Wren is one of the rare exceptions. Carrying on the warrior traditions of her Mandalorian forebears, she is a formidable warrior, equally skilled in both ranged and hand-to-hand combat. At the same time, her talents as an artist are on full display while she fights, her customized Mandalorian armor setting her apart from soldiers on both sides. Continue reading →
We’re going from Westeros to a galaxy far, far away. While speaking at the MoffetNathanson Media & Communications summit today, Walt Disney Company chairman Bob Iger confirmed that the next Star Wars film following The Rise of Skywalker will be from Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, coming in 2022.
“We did a deal with David Benioff and D.B Weiss, who are famous for Game of Thrones, and the next movie that we release will be theirs,” Iger said. “And we’re not saying anything more about that.”
Continue reading after the jump: https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-first-star-wars-films-after-rise-of-skywalker-will-1834749699?utm_medium=Socialflow&utm_campaign=Socialflow_Kotaku_Facebook&utm_source=Kotaku_Facebook
“ANNOUNCEMENT: As part of everything that has been going on within the community, Nick and LJ have decided not to renew the legionimpact.com domain. Instead, they’ve asked that I archive the general articles and unit analysis from Impact X on Imperial Discipline, which I’ve done. Gathering Legions will live on as a separate project in the future. While I’m sad to see Impact X go I’m happy that I can preserve the extremely insightful content they created, and have tried to make the distinction clear between their content and my own on my website.”
The quick flash of a blaster bolt. The deep crimson robes of the Imperial Royal Guard. From the soft glow of Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber to the brilliant gleam of a Stormtrooper’s armor, the Star Wars galaxy is awash in vibrant color. These colors illuminate the ground battles of the Galactic Civil War, breathing life into the epic struggle between the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire. Soon, you’ll have the chance to bring your own Star Wars armies to life in beautiful color faithful to a galaxy far, far away.
Pre-order your own copy of these Star Wars: Legion Paint Sets at your local retailer or online through our website with free shipping in the contintental US today!
With all the essential colors to depict the troopers and vehicles of the Galactic Civil War, these paint sets are the perfect entry point for miniature painters looking to add some thematic flair to their Star Wars: Legion armies. Containing a total of 34 paints, two distinct washes, and two fine tipped brushes between these three sets, you’ll have all the tools you need to take your armies to the next level.
A Personal Touch
Wherever your Star Wars: Legion battles take you, the unpainted miniatures you’ll find in the Star Wars: Legion Core Set and many expansions are the perfect canvas for you to add your own personal look to your Rebel and Imperial armies. With the paints and washes in these sets, new miniatures painters will have everything they need to take their first steps into customizing their troopers and vehicles. Experienced painters, meanwhile, will find paints that help bring their miniatures into the Star Wars galaxy more than ever before.
No matter what your experience level, the Core Paint Set is the perfect place to begin painting your Rebel and Imperial units. In addition to sixteen paints in colors seen frequently throughout the Star Warsgalaxy, you’ll also find two washes perfect for adding rich depths of shading to your miniatures. Rounding out this set are two fine-tipped brushes versatile enough to handle every step of painting, including base colors, detail, and highlights.
For those looking for even more color options, the Imperial Paint Set and Rebel Paint Set help you add more thematic flair to your armies with common colors found on either side of the Galactic Civil War. Within the Imperial Paint Set, you’ll find ten additional paints—including Speeder Bike Brown and Sullust Stone—that help you depict the troopers and vehicles of the Galactic Empire. Among these paints are one wash and one gloss coat for adding shading and a finishing touch to your miniatures.
Similarly, the Rebel Paint Set adds ten colors essential to bringing your Rebel Alliance units to life in your collection, including Fleet Trooper Blue and Rebel Camouflage. With these paints, you’re free to add your own personal touches to your miniatures, creating a look for your army that’s uniquely your own. Included with these is a Strong Tone Wash perfect for adding depths of shading to your miniatures.
Between the wide variety of paints and tools they provide, these paint sets put the power to create a unique army bursting with color in your hands!
Create Your Army
You’ve assembled your forces and outfitted them for battle. Now it’s time to add your own personal touch to your Star Wars: Legion army.
During the FFG Live Stream today, paint sets for the Core Set, Rebel and Stormtrooper Expansions have been announced.
Though the paint is branded as FFG, it is speculated that they are actually Army Painter.
Watch the live stream after the jump: https://youtu.be/l01Rxl5B6T0
From Skull Forge Studio:
“May the Fourth be with You!
I’ll be running a special discount on new stl files through the 10th!
Without a doubt the battle damaged ‘dark father’ was my favorite model to sculpt, a lot of love when into this model.
I’ve also completed a squad of muddy liberators to fight off my previously released grunge troopers! (the squad leader has some fun lore attached to him)”
Come get them here!
For printed models go to shapeways: