The Mercenaries – Review of “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” Season One, Episode Five “Rampage”

Five episodes in and I’m still enjoying Star Wars: The Bad Batch as much as I did in the first episode. We’ve finally reached the point near the halfway mark where the story is shifting into Star Wars meets The A-Team (if you’re not old enough to catch that reference, Google and enjoy the 80s … Continue reading The Mercenaries – Review of “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” Season One, Episode Five “Rampage”

The Family We Choose – Review of “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” Episode Three “Replacements”

When I reviewed the 2nd episode of Star Wars: The Bad Batch, the concept of Family was the main focus. This week’s episode, entitled “Replacements”, fits that dynamic even more. We see Omega growing more assertive and becoming part of the Batch. And after not being focused on for an episode, we get to see … Continue reading The Family We Choose – Review of “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” Episode Three “Replacements”

A New Family – Review of “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” Episode Two “Cut and Run”

Source: IMDB One of the hallmark topics of the Star Wars franchise is Family: what constitutes Family and what are you willing to do for Family. This can be seen in the original trilogy (A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and The Return of the Jedi) in the relationship between Luke Skywalker and Darth … Continue reading A New Family – Review of “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” Episode Two “Cut and Run”

Warriors to the End – Review of “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” Season One, Episode One “Aftermath”

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Poster Art. Source These reviews were originally only available on my now-defunct Buy Me A Coffee and Patreon sites. I'm posting them here for anyone who loves Star Wars as much as I do. When I sat down during the Covid-19 quarantine to watch Star Wars: The Clone Wars, I … Continue reading Warriors to the End – Review of “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” Season One, Episode One “Aftermath”

The Machines Speak to Me – Techs in Cyberpunk Red

Cyberpunk Red Core Rulebook, Available on Amazon It wouldn’t be a science-fiction setting without someone who works with the machines that make every day life possible or even bearable. This is where the Tech Role from Cyberpunk Red comes into play. Mechanics and inventors, Techs can serve as excellent background NPCs (non-player characters) that a … Continue reading The Machines Speak to Me – Techs in Cyberpunk Red