On Station At Celebration: Day 0

April 10, 2019 at 8:10 pm | Posted in Celebration, Conventions, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Roqoo Depot is in Chicago! For my first day in town, I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I’d been to Chicago before, so I’ve already been to the museums (which are great), but there was one place I never got to visit – Galloping Ghost Arcade. I’m glad I went.

Jimmy Mac on Rebel Force Radio has mentioned this place a couple times, so I decided to check it out. For $20 you get in and all the machines are set to free play. That means infinite lives/continues. They have a LOT of arcade machines. They even have another building that’s just pinball, but I didn’t check that one out. I ended up spending all my time in the arcade. They have a wide selection of games from all generations, but I have a sweet spot for the classics, so I had to try all those out. Tetris, the first Mario Bros. game, Donkey Kong, Dragon’s Lair, Joust, Qbert, and they had a bunch of Star Wars games.

Here’s a sample of just one of the many rows of arcade machines they had. Continue Reading On Station At Celebration: Day 0…

Comic Reviews: ‘Dark Visions #2’ and ‘Star Wars #63’

April 10, 2019 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Catching up on comic reviews…

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Grand Moff Tarkin #1’, ‘Princess Leia #1’, ‘Tales From Vader’s Castle Box Set’ & ‘The Escape TPB’

April 10, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Marvel has three new Star Wars releases today and IDW has one as well.

Star Wars: Age of Rebellion – Grand Moff Tarkin #1

Writer: Greg Pak
Artist: Marc Laming
Cover Artists: Terry and Rachel Dodson (regular cover), Mike McKone (puzzle piece variant)

THE SOUL OF THE DEATH STAR! The EMPIRE has built the deadliest weapon the galaxy has ever seen. But even the most ruthless Imperial officer might hesitate before unleashing the DEATH STAR’s power to kill millions in an instant. Behold the secret story of GRAND MOFF TARKIN, the horrors that honed his resolve and the terrifying steps he takes to ensure that the Death Star lives up to its deadly name!

Details: 32 pages, One-Shot, Rated T, $3.99 Continue Reading New Releases: ‘Grand Moff Tarkin #1’, ‘Princess Leia #1’, ‘Tales From Vader’s Castle Box Set’ & ‘The Escape TPB’…

Databurst From the 501st

April 10, 2019 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from April 10 to 16th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 10

  • Star Garrison will be in Midland, TX for the Cactus Replay Special Needs Olympics.

April 11

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Corellia Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Danish Garrison will be in Randers, Denmark for Galakseløb på Randers Bibliotek from April 11 to 12th.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Garrison Excelsior will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Midwest Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Oklahoma Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.
  • Polish Garrison will be in Kepno for Wernisaz w Muzeum Ziemi Kepinskiej.
  • UK Garrison will be in Chicago, IL for Star Wars Celebration from April 11 to 15th.

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