Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 5: Outcasts

As I have recently gotten back into gaming after getting a new XBox One S this past week I’ve gone and gotten back into Battlefront 2 in a big bad way. There will be spoilers for the game so be warned if you haven’t played it yet. The result of this is I will nowContinue reading “Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 5: Outcasts”

‘Tis The Season to Build Lego – Day 10

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. This year, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has bought me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. Drumroll please… today’sContinue reading “‘Tis The Season to Build Lego – Day 10”

#Collection Corner – Rebels Pop! Vinyl Ghost Crew

When it was announced that we would be getting Star Wars: Rebels Pop! Vinyl figures I was ecstatic. I wouldn’t say I was a Rebels fan from day one but once I finally started watching it around the time Season One finished I was hooked. It was one of the few times I ever pre-orderedContinue reading “#Collection Corner – Rebels Pop! Vinyl Ghost Crew”

‘Tis the Season to Build Lego – Day 9

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. This year, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has bought me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. Drumroll please… today’sContinue reading “‘Tis the Season to Build Lego – Day 9”

‘Tis the Season to Build Lego – Day 8

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. This year, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has bought me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. And on theContinue reading “‘Tis the Season to Build Lego – Day 8”

‘Tis the Season to Build Lego – Day 7

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. This year, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has bought me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. And today’s buildableContinue reading “‘Tis the Season to Build Lego – Day 7”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews -The Clone Wars: Season 2 Disc 1 Part 2

Rather than write about The Clone Wars episodes individually or by story-arc, I have decided to review it by disc as they are in the Blu-Ray Box Set releases. In this post the episodes I will be talking about are Senate Spy, Landing at Point Rain, Weapons Factory, Legacy of Terror and Brain Invaders. SenateContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews -The Clone Wars: Season 2 Disc 1 Part 2”

‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 6

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. This year, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has bought me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. And today’s miniContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 6”

‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 5

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. This year, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has bought me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. And today’s mysteryContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 5”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXVI – Where All Good Plans Go Wrong… Sort Of.

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I talk my way through an hour and fifty minutes of The Last Jedi but only recorded an hour (oops). The second part of the Commentary will be available in next weeks episode (I promise). Don’tContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXVI – Where All Good Plans Go Wrong… Sort Of.”

‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 4

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. This year, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has bought me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. And behind doorContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 4”

Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 4: The Storm

As I have recently gotten back into gaming after getting a new XBox One S this past week I’ve gone and gotten back into Battlefront 2 in a big bad way. There will be spoilers for the game so be warned if you haven’t played it yet. The result of this is I will nowContinue reading “Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 4: The Storm”

‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 3

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. This year, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has bought me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. Today’s buildable treatContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 3”

Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 3: The Observatory

As I have recently gotten back into gaming after getting a new XBox One S this past week I’ve gone and gotten back into Battlefront 2 in a big bad way. There will be spoilers for the game so be warned if you haven’t played it yet. The result of this is I will nowContinue reading “Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 3: The Observatory”

‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 2

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. This year, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has bought me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. Today’s buildable treatContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 2”

‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 1

The run-up to Christmas has arrived and with it the all important Advent Calendar. This year, my Wife, the Saint, the Expert Gifter, the Gift-Giving Goddess has bought me the Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar and with it she has also given all of you dear readers 24 days of Blog Posts. Today’s Lego SurpriseContinue reading “‘Tis The Season To Build Lego – Day 1”

#Collection Corner – Cloud Rider Swoop Bikes Lego Review

The Saint has done it again. My wife was doing an online Tesco shop and asked if I wanted anything. Me being me, I know what Star Wars Lego our local branch has in stock so I casually threw out Yoda’s Hut. Later on, she turned up at my work and asked me to pickContinue reading “#Collection Corner – Cloud Rider Swoop Bikes Lego Review”

The Holiday Special (aka The Breaking of a Fan)

Today’s the day ladies and gents. The bonus episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now available to the public. Listen as I watch and comment on the Star Wars Holiday Special and try to comprehend what I am seeing. All you have to do is visit the BANDCAMP page and for the low priceContinue reading “The Holiday Special (aka The Breaking of a Fan)”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXV – The Quarter Century Celebration

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I talk about my thoughts on the future of The Clone Wars after Season 7. I discuss Resistance Episode 7 ‘Synara’s Score’. I go back to the Collection Corner with an overpriced book and I revealContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXV – The Quarter Century Celebration”

Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 2: The Dauntless

As I have recently gotten back into gaming after getting a new XBox One S this past week I’ve gone and gotten back into Battlefront 2 in a big bad way. There will be spoilers for the game so be warned if you haven’t played it yet. The result of this is I will nowContinue reading “Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 2: The Dauntless”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews -The Clone Wars: Season 2 Disc 1 Part 1

Rather than write about The Clone Wars episodes individually or by story-arc, I have decided to review it by disc as they are in the Blu-Ray Box Set releases. In this post the episodes I will be talking about are Holocron Heist, Cargo of Doom and Children of the Force The first three episodes makeContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews -The Clone Wars: Season 2 Disc 1 Part 1”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Return of the Jedi

I finally got around to my Return of the Jedi rewatch and I realised how much I had missed this film. It’s so fun and exciting. I had to watch it over multiple sessions, most of which between 6.15 – 6.45 AM when I wake up and lay in bed contemplating the day ahead, whichContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Return of the Jedi”

#Collection Corner – Lego Anakin’s Starfighter

The Saint Strikes Back!!! I made a hint at the fact that Amazon.co.uk had some deals on Lego, I put it forward that U was interested in this set and lo-and-behold the following day… ta-daaaa. Yes my wife got me another set. This time it was Anakin’s Jedi Starfighter from The Clone Wars. With anContinue reading “#Collection Corner – Lego Anakin’s Starfighter”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXIV – Lego My Reylo

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I talk Mandalorian news, I throw my hat in the ring over #Reylo, I commiserate the upcoming retirement of a lot of Star Wars Lego and I make an announcement. You can e-mail the show atContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXIV – Lego My Reylo”

Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 1: The Battle of Endor

As I have recently gotten back into gaming after getting a new XBox One S this past week I’ve gone and gotten back into Battlefront 2 in a big bad way. There will be spoilers for the game so be warned if you haven’t played it yet. The result of this is I will nowContinue reading “Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 1: The Battle of Endor”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Star Wars: Empire’s End (Aftermath Trilogy 3) by Chuck Wendig

The final part of Wendig’s Aftermath Trilogy, Empire’s End builds on everything established in the previous two books. The characters entire arcs come to very pleasing (to the readers) ends, some which we expect and others we don’t. Storylines come together, for the main characters and those featured in the Interludes, giving us a greaterContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Star Wars: Empire’s End (Aftermath Trilogy 3) by Chuck Wendig”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXIII – Cassian’s streaming services the Resistance’s Lego addiction and the loss of legends.

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this episode I discuss ‘Signal From Sector Six’, add more to the #CollectionCorner, give my two cents on the newly announced Cassian Andor series, go on a tangent about voice actors and mourn the loss of aContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXIII – Cassian’s streaming services the Resistance’s Lego addiction and the loss of legends.”

#Collection Corner – The Force Awakens Rey Black Series

As I stated in the #Collection Corner – SWCE Exclusive Unmasked Kylo Ren Black Series post, I don’t collect the ‘Black Series’ due to space and the fact that there are so many now I wouldn’t know where to even start, but I always thought that the Kylo Ren looked a bit lonely on theContinue reading “#Collection Corner – The Force Awakens Rey Black Series”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Star Wars: Life Debt (Aftermath Trilogy 2) by Chuck Wendig

For all those who wanted more out of ‘Star Wars: Aftermath’, be it more action, more classic characters or a faster paced story well you got what you wanted with ‘Star Wars: Life Debt’. Chuck Wendig’s follow-up to the bestselling ‘Star Wars: Aftermath’ fires on all cylinders and delivers the book that I think fansContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Star Wars: Life Debt (Aftermath Trilogy 2) by Chuck Wendig”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXII – The Resistance, Clone Wars, Podcast and Collection Catch-Up

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this episode I discuss the fourth and fifth episodes of Star Wars: Resistance. I add to the collection on Collectors Corner. I throw my hat in the ring over the Clone Wars Cancellation reasons from when DisneyContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXII – The Resistance, Clone Wars, Podcast and Collection Catch-Up”

#Collection Corner – SWCE Exclusive Unmasked Kylo Ren Black Series

I never got into the Black Series when I returned to the Star Wars fandom in 2014. They looked great but I was never able to find them, and if I did I wasn’t keen on the price tag of £20. I am quite possibly living in the past when I say this but whenContinue reading “#Collection Corner – SWCE Exclusive Unmasked Kylo Ren Black Series”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Star Wars: Aftermath (Aftermath Trilogy 1) by Chuck Wendig

Sometimes I find writing this blog to be rife with irony. Back when I wrote a post about my thoughts on what a potential second wave of Solo: A Star Wars Story Lego Sets would consist of. A few days later the second wave of Solo Lego sets were announced and I had somehow gotContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Star Wars: Aftermath (Aftermath Trilogy 1) by Chuck Wendig”

#Collection Corner – Lego AT-Hauler Review

My wife is a saint. I saw that the AT-Hauler Lego set from ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ had a decent price drop on Amazon and mentioned it in passing. The next day she asked me about it and ordered it. I started building it the day after that. It has spent the past threeContinue reading “#Collection Corner – Lego AT-Hauler Review”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XXI – The Mandalorian Lego Pop Showcase Extravaganza… listen and it will make sense.

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this episode I shake it up by giving the show a bit more structure. I talk about what’s coming up on the blog this week, the sudden growth in my collection in #Collection Corner. Another new segmentContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XXI – The Mandalorian Lego Pop Showcase Extravaganza… listen and it will make sense.”

Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 0: The Cleaner

As I have recently gotten back into gaming after getting a new XBox One S this past week I’ve gone and gotten back into Battlefront 2 in a big bad way. There will be spoilers for the game so be warned if you haven’t played it yet. The result of this is I will nowContinue reading “Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Mission 0: The Cleaner”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XX – Resistance Ep 3: Fuel for the Fire

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this episode I discuss the third episode of Star Wars: Resistance – Fuel for the Fire. You can e-mail the show at lifedebtpodcast@outlook.com And if you are a member of Anchor.fm you can leave a voice messageContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XX – Resistance Ep 3: Fuel for the Fire”

Kathleen Kennedy: Three More Years!

Three more years! Three more years! Kathleen Kennedy has extended her contract as head of Lucasfilm until 2021!!! That’ll show the haters who think Kathleen Kennedy is doing a bad job running Lucasfilm. From the day it was announced that George Lucas had hired her as his replacement as the head of the company I,Continue reading “Kathleen Kennedy: Three More Years!”

Life Debt Podcast Episode IXX – Star Wars: Resistance Ep 2 The Triple Dark

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this episode I discuss the second episode of Star Wars: Resistance- The Triple Dark. You can e-mail the show at lifedebtpodcast@outlook.com And if you are a member of Anchor.fm you can leave a voice message for theContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode IXX – Star Wars: Resistance Ep 2 The Triple Dark”

#Collection Corner – Star Wars: Resistance and My Lego Thoughts

Now we have had some time to absorb the fun brilliance of Star Wars: Resistance I did some thinking about merchandise. We got some images of the 3.75 inch figures based on the series coming from Hasbro next year which gives me some hope for a wave of Lego sets based on the series asContinue reading “#Collection Corner – Star Wars: Resistance and My Lego Thoughts”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XIII – Emergency Broadcast: Justice4Chuck

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. In this emergency broadcast episode I give my reaction to Marvel’s firing of author Chuck Wendig. You can e-mail the show at lifedebtpodcast@outlook.com And if you are a member of Anchor.fm you can leave a voice message forContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XIII – Emergency Broadcast: Justice4Chuck”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XVII – Resistance Ep 1 The Recruit

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I look at the Star Wars: Resistance series premiere ‘The Recruit’.. You can e-mail the show at lifedebtpodcast@outlook.com And if you are a member of Anchor.fm you can leave a voice message for the podcast. JustContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XVII – Resistance Ep 1 The Recruit”

The Mandalorian – What do we know?

The first official picture from the upcoming Star Wars Live Action series was released hours ago and by god it looks good. This past week has been filled with news and rumours about ‘The Mandalorian’ so let’s do a quick run-down of what we know so far… At the U.S. Premiere of ‘Solo’, Jon FavreauContinue reading “The Mandalorian – What do we know?”

“How you doin’ you old pirate, so good to see you!”

In the words of Staind, “It’s been a while…” almost two months in fact and for that I am sorry. In all honesty I haven’t been well in that time and needed to take some time away from just about everything in order to recuperate and sort myself out. Yes, even Star Wars. I haven’tContinue reading ““How you doin’ you old pirate, so good to see you!””

Speculation: The Clone Wars Season 7

Since the announcement of the return of The Clone Wars at SDCC the fandom has been awash with speculation over what we will be seeing when the series returns next year on Disney’s Direct to Consumer Service. The trailer gave us two glimpses at new Clone Wars footage. The first where the Republic Gunship landsContinue reading “Speculation: The Clone Wars Season 7”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XVI – Thrawn Alliances Immediate Reaction/Mini-Review

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I give my immediate reaction to Timothy Zahn’s latest Star Wars novel, Thrawn: Alliances. You can e-mail the show at lifedebtpodcast@outlook.com And if you are a member of Anchor.fm you can leave a voice message forContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XVI – Thrawn Alliances Immediate Reaction/Mini-Review”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – The Empire Strikes Back

If I could only watch one film for the rest of my life it would be The Empire Strikes Back. It was the first Star Wars film I ever watched and was in fact the last one I watched recently. As a kid I honestly believed that the AT-AT’s were real and Mark Hamill hadContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – The Empire Strikes Back”

Fandom: I Saw This and Wanted to Cry.

Like most people these days I spend my lunch break on Facebook, and the other day I saw this picture shared in a Star Wars Fan Group I am in and my eyes instantly filled with tears. It was such a beautiful image showing the good in people and it had something to do withContinue reading “Fandom: I Saw This and Wanted to Cry.”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XV – I Got Guests

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I talk to two good friends, Andrew Beekin and Dan Hawbrook about their Star Wars fandom. You can e-mail the show at lifedebtpodcast@outlook.com And if you are a member of Anchor.fm you can leave a voiceContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XV – I Got Guests”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Revenge of the Sith

The run up to Revenge of the Sith, for me, was fraught with anticipation. Through the first half of 2005 I was in full Star Wars mode. I bought absolutely everything I could. We had gotten the teaser in the November before and from then on that was it. Lucas had me and my moneyContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Revenge of the Sith”

#Collection Corner- Luke Skywalker Funko POP! Vinyl

Welcome to the first #Collection Corner post, or essentially it’s the same as the old #Toy Tuesday posts but now coming out on Fridays. This week I am taking a look at six, yes six Funko Pop! Vinyl figures. Six Luke Skywalker Pops to be exact ranging from A New Hope all the way toContinue reading “#Collection Corner- Luke Skywalker Funko POP! Vinyl”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XIV – Parenting 1138: A Star Wars Guide to Parenting

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I bring the happy and positivity back to the podcast with Star Wars related stories involving my 15 month old Daughter and her adoration for everyone’s favourite little green Jedi Master, Yoda and one about TheContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XIV – Parenting 1138: A Star Wars Guide to Parenting”

My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Attack of the Clones

Full disclosure. This is not my favourite Star Wars film. In fact its my least favourite. But I still enjoy it. It’s just that sometimes I’ll struggle to watch it. Take my recent re-watch. I started it a couple of weeks ago. I watched about 45 minutes (around the Anakin/Padme picnic scene) the next timeContinue reading “My Star Wars (Life) Reviews – Attack of the Clones”

Star Wars Episode IX Cast Revealed

The official Star Wars website has revealed the vast for the upcoming and as of yet untitled Star Wars Episode IX. You can read the announcement below. UPDATE: Actress Keri Russell has been added to the new cast joining the franchise. She previously worked with J.J. Abrams on his series ‘Felicity’ and had a roleContinue reading “Star Wars Episode IX Cast Revealed”

Why I Didn’t Star Wars for Two Weeks – Part Three: The Future

During my Star Wars hiatus I did a lot of thinking about the blog and the frequency of posts. One big concern was that I was going to burn out with doing so many posts, a podcast and making more plans for the future. With this in mind I have decided to reduce the amountContinue reading “Why I Didn’t Star Wars for Two Weeks – Part Three: The Future”

Life Debt Podcast Episode XIII: Whilst I Was Away/Why I Didn’t Star Wars for Two Weeks Part Two

The latest episode of the Life Debt Podcast is now live. You can listen to it HERE. This week I discuss some of the Star Wars news that was released during my two week break, including the announcements from San Diego Comic-Con. You can e-mail the show at lifedebtpodcast@outlook.com And if you are a memberContinue reading “Life Debt Podcast Episode XIII: Whilst I Was Away/Why I Didn’t Star Wars for Two Weeks Part Two”

Why I Didn’t Star Wars for Two Weeks – Part One: Jonny vs Twitter

On 3rd July, when I got home from work to find my Wife and Daughter were out I settled down in the arm-chair and opened Twitter. I was planning on doing some retweeting of blog posts. That didn’t happen. All I saw on my timeline were Star Wars fans and podcasters fighting. One podcaster whoContinue reading “Why I Didn’t Star Wars for Two Weeks – Part One: Jonny vs Twitter”

Star Wars Over-saturation

Is there such a thing as too much Star Wars? Well I’d say that depends on how involved with the stories you are. You could be the casual fan, watching the films and forgoing the ancillary material. A slightly less casual fan, watching the films and the TV shows, Clone Wars, Rebels and later thisContinue reading “Star Wars Over-saturation”