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Star Wars: Rebellion

Weeeekeeeeeeeend! Woo!
Time to get out there and get some gaming in. What kind of gaming? Doesn't really matter, as long as you're out there having fun. But if you're really stuck for a game idea, perhaps these reviews can help.

Today we've got: Darwin's Choice, Star Wars: Rebellion, Majesty: For the Realm, Time Barons, Herbalism, Feudum, Cabooses in the Corner, Seikatsu, and Guards of Atlantis.

The Empire has a new weapon to use against any system that dares oppose its rule. The Death Star is a massive space station that houses a weapon strong enough to destroy a planet. If the Rebellion hopes to continue on, they're going to have to get the plans for that thing and find a weakness. That's the story behind Rogue One, and now you can bring that to your games of Star Wars: Rebellion, as the Rise of the Empire expansion is now available.
Time and again I have lauded the efforts of gaming companies to let the public know about their products through the free posting of rules online. In this case, Fantasy Flight Games is getting the praise, as they have posted the rulebook for Rise of the Empire, the first big expansion box for Star Wars: Rebellion. How do all the new pieces fit into the puzzle? What new strategies can be employed? Check out the book to find out.
The Rise of the Empire expansion for Star Wars: Rebellion draws heavily from the Rogue One movie. Since that movie introduced us to some new units, of course those are making their way to the tabletop. There's four new units for each faction you can check out. Along with that, they use new, green dice. In this preview, we get a look at said units, as well as how they utilize the new dice.
The best soldiers that either the Imperials or the Rebels can train still need good leaders to fully realize their potential. And the entire military strategy can't be just left to chance. Someone needs to be in charge of it. The Rise of the Empire expansion for Star Wars: Rebellion will bring 8 new leader characters to the game (4 for each side). In this preview, we get a look at what they'll bring to the party.
Wars are not one or lost on just a single battle. Sure, there might be one, climactic event that ends things, but there's a long chain of other battles, logistics, secret missions, intelligence, and other such along the way that got to that battle. In Star Wars: Rebellion, you have to complete missions in order to advance your military's agenda and gain the upper hand. Well, a new expansion is coming out soon called Rise of the Empire. In this preview, Fantasy Flight Games is showing off some of the new missions you'll be going on.
Star Wars: Rebellion is getting a new expansion. This set takes much of its material from Star Wars: Rogue One. I should probably see that movie at some point. Anyway, the Empire has a new weapon they're building. Something called the Death Star. The completion of it could mean the end of the Rebellion. They must go steal the plans and see if there's any sort of weaknesses (hopefully no smaller than a womp rat).
If I could, I'd have this news post as a text scrawl moving from the bottom of the screen to the top while John Williams' music plays... but I'm at Adepticon and I don't really have the resources to do that sort of stuff on hand. So you just get a regular new post. Fantasy Flight Games has released Star Wars: Rebellion.
It has once again come to Saturday.
I love it when that happens.
Good thing it happens fairly regularly.

So let's not worry about ceremony too much. Let's get on with the reviews.

Today we have: Roll for the Galaxy, Magic the Gathering Arena of the Planeswalker - Battle for Zendikar Expansion, The Siblings Trouble, the Patchwork App, Circus Flohcati, Lanterns: The Harvest Festival, Star Wars: Rebellion, Odin's Ravens, My Happy Farm, The Golden Ages: Cults & Culture, The Last Spike, and Piratoons.

Most of us have a limited budget for what we can spend on gaming items. As much as I'd love to have about 10x the gaming library that I do, it's simply not feasible. As such, I have to be rather choosy with my games. What can really help that out is when companies post the rules for their games online. Well, Fantasy Flight Games has done just that with Star Wars: Rebellion.
I hope you're enjoying your Saturday. I'm working on articles for the site. There's 3 review articles in the works as you read this. Not 100% certain on order they'll be posted yet (that sort of stuff changes all the time, if you can believe it), or exact dates, but expect them soon. But while those you're going to have to wait a little bit longer, the wait is over for a bunch of other reviews, as it's time for our Review Roundup.

This time around we have: Kromlech General Otto and Orc Freak, Boss Monster 2, Tash-Kalar Nethervoid Expansion, Tumult Royale, Project Dreamscape, Dwarves Inc, The Best Treehouse Ever, Firefly: Kalidasa Expansion, CV, Star Wars: Rebellion, and Patchwork.

We're a week out from the release of Star Wars: Rebellion from Fantasy Flight Games. They have posted up a new preview video for the game that you might want to check out. They're also going to be running a special event for the first week of the game's release.
As the week continues on, we have yet another preview for the upcoming Star Wars: Rebellion board game from Fantasy Flight Games. We've taken a look at how heroes work. We've seen a bit about how combat works. But how do you get those heroes and units in the first place? That's what we get a look at today.
So far the previews for Star Wars: Rebellion have focused on the individual characters that are in the game. You've got Luke, Leia, Darth Vader, and the Emperor all going around the galaxy, completing missions of various kinds in order to achieve ultimate victory. But Star Wars also includes several battles on very large scales, involving hundreds or thousands of people and masses of equipment. How are those handled in Rebellion? Well, it's that which we get a look at in this preview.
This week we'll be getting lots of looks into the upcoming Star Wars: Rebellion board game from Fantasy Flight Games. Last time we got a look at the various heroes that will help you make your way through the game. This time around, we get a better look at how those heroes interact with missions during the course of the game.
Fantasy Flight is giving us some further looks inside Star Wars: Rebellion with a series of previews.
While Star Wars might involve the fates of untold numbers of sentient beings all throughout the galaxy, it's really a story about a handful of heroes, those they interact with closely, and the struggles between those relatively few actors on a much larger stage. This preview looks at some of those heroes and how they work within the framework of Rebellion.
Fantasy Flight Games has posted a preview of their upcoming Star Wars board game, Star Wars: Rebellion. While everyone's focus lately might be on the latest installment of the series, that's not to say that the originals are being left out. Oh no. Take control of either the Galactic Empire or the Rebellion and fight to either liberate or subjugate everything before you.
Well, you'd think something Star Wars-related were coming up in about 6 weeks, what with all the Star Wars announcements that Fantasy Flight Games has been making lately. You certainly can't say that they've been sitting on the IP with nothing to show for it. They've just announced Star Wars: Rebellion, a new board game based on the classic trilogy of movies.