Star Wars: Legion


Fantasy Flight Previews New Wookie Releases For Star Wars: Legion

Part of me wanted to channel the Star Wars Holiday Special and have the opening to this story be nothing but grunts, hoots, roars, and howls, but I eventually decided against it. Instead, I'll just let you know that Fantasy Flight has announced a pair of wookie releases for Star Wars: Legion. One's the Wookie Warriors unit, and the other is the most-famous wookie there is, (oooooooooooh) Chewbacca! (What a wookie!)

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Fantasy Flight Previews Rebel Commandos For Star Wars: Legion

While the Rebellion might've started out as just a rag-tag group of individuals fighting against the Empire, they've become a fighting force that, while they can't match the Imperial's numbers, they can certainly match their skill. The Rebel Commandos are elite troopers, trained in small-squad tactics and able to perform surgical strikes on enemy positions. Check out their rules for Star Wars: Legion.

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Monday Terrain Corner

Well, after a weekend that was exceedingly full of D&D (for me, at least), we're back at Monday.
Can't say I'm that thrilled about that, but waddyagonnado? So, while we start that long climb back to some days off, let's make sure your gaming tables look as good as possible.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Priority Supplies Set Available From Fantasy Flight Games, Deep-Cut Studio Updates and Improves their Asteroid Game Mat, and New Infinity Terrain (and Tokens) from Micro Art Studio.


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Fantasy Flight Previews Emperor Palpatine and Royal Guards for Star Wars: Legion

Few figures in the Star Wars universe are more feared than Emperor Palpatine. His rise to power was dramatic. He caused the Jedi to be almost completely wiped out. He may seem frail, but he's still quite an imposing figure in battle, and he has a keen strategic mind. So, with that all together, you can see why he'd make a great figure for your games of Star Wars: Legion. But, of course, he's not alone. His crimson Royal Guards are there, too. We get a look at both in these previews.

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Fantasy Flight Previews Han Solo Expansion For Star Wars: Legion

Han Solo started off as just a scoundrel pilot, taking Luke, Obi-Wan, and some droids to Alderaan. However, he came to be a major leader in the Rebellion... before going back to being just a scoundrel pilot. But that last bit's beside the point. The Han Solo Commander expansion for Star Wars: Legion depicts Han at his most... leader-ful. Check it out.

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Fantasy Flight Previews 1.4 FD Laser Cannon And E-Web Blaster For Star Wars: Legion

The Battle of Hoth scenes in Star Wars introduced a lot of new elements to the universe. In the opening salvos, we saw the Rebels defending their base using the 1.4 FD Laser Cannon (even as its shot did basically hit an AT-AT in the knee and seemingly do nothing at all). It then blows up. Then, a little later, when the Falcon is trying to take off, we see the Imperials setting up their E-Web blaster. Again, this gets blown away before it really has a chance to do anything. Well, hopefully their on-screen appearances are not indicative of what they'll do on your Star Wars: Legion battlefields.

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New Rebel Releases Available For Star Wars: Legion

The Galactic Empire looks to crush all in its grasp. Fighting against it is a rag-tag band of Rebels. But even rag-tag bands have their heroic leaders, even along with their nameless dozens fighting for the cause. In this release for Star Wars: Legion, the Rebels get both. In terms of heroic leaders, they get Leia Organa. In terms of nameless dozens, they have the Fleet Troopers. Both are available now.

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Fantasy Flight Announces Boba Fett, Scout Trooper Packs For Star Wars: Legion

Star Wars: Legion lets you bring the Star Wars universe right to your tabletop, including some of your favorite characters. One of the most-favorite characters that's yet to hit the table is Boba Fett. Well, that will change soon. Also, you've got your speeder bike set, but what about when those bikes get blown up or crash? Well, the on-foot Scout Trooper pack is also coming soon.

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Snowtroopers Expansion Now Available For Star Wars: Legion

The Empire, with its great military machine, is prepared for any environment. They equip their troops with the best gear so that they can go in and root out whatever Rebels might be lurking about. In cold temperatures, the Snowtroopers hit the field in their padded, heated suits. Now, they can do the same for you on the Star Wars: Legion tabletops.

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Fantasy Flight Previews Leia Organa Commander Expansion For Star Wars: Legion

While Luke Skywalker might be the Rebellion's most famous battlefield hero, its greatest leader was no doubt Leia Organa. From bringing the Death Star plans to Obi-Wan, to coordinating the evacuation of Hoth, to helping with the strike team at the shield generator and beyond, Leia is a strong and capable commander, with a variety of skills at her disposal. And soon, she'll be making her way to your Star Wars: Legion tabletops. Check out a preview here.

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Fantasy Flight Previews Snowtrooper Expansion for Star Wars: Legion

The Empire is filled with all manner of worlds, each one with their own, unique environments and ecosystems. On planets like Hoth, the temperatures can reach extreme levels of cold, meaning anyone living, working, or fighting there needs to bundle up for warmth. The Ice Troopers are ready to head there and make sure the Empire's laws are being enforced, and making sure there's no Rebels around. In this Star Wars: Legion preview, we get a look at the upcoming Snowtrooper expansion pack.

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Fantasy Flight Games Talks Army-Building in Star Wars: Legion

So, you've got your Vader and you've got your AT-ST and you've got your Speeder Bikes and you've got your Stormtroopers... but how do you turn that into an actual army in Star Wars: Legion? That's what we get a look at today from Fantasy Flight. They've posted up an article about how army building works in the game. And down at the bottom of the page, they've also got links to the Learn to Play guide as well as the Rules Reference. So there's that, too.

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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Star Wars: Legion Launch Day Events

Star Wars: Legion was arguably the biggest announcement at Gen Con 2017. Since August, everyone has been chomping at the bit to get their hands on the game. The wait's almost over, as sets will be hitting shops in less than a month. And Fantasy Flight wants to make sure that when you go pick up your minis, there's a whole celebration behind it. They've announced Launch Day Events to add even more excitement to March 22nd.

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Fantasy Flight Previews 74-Z Speeder Bikes For Star Wars: Legion

For the longest time, the speeder bike chase on Endor was my favorite part of Star Wars (later usurped by the Battle of Hoth, because I'd seen Jedi about a dozen times before I'd seen Empire). Soon, we'll be able to recreate that exciting battle on our tabletops with the 74-Z Speeder Bikes for Star Wars: Legion. Just watch out for trees.

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Fantasy Flight Previews AT-RT For Star Wars: Legion

While we never see the Rebels using the AT-RT in the classic trilogy of Star Wars films, it was a piece of equipment that they could've possibly picked up, as we see Clone Troopers using them in the prequel trilogy. Not as heavily armed or armored as the AT-ST, the vehicle still gave some added protection to its rider, as well as some powerful weapons that a regular soldier wouldn't've been able to carry on their own. They'll be making their way to Star Wars: Legion, and Fantasy Flight is giving you a preview.

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