“Star Wars: The Clone Wars” Recap – 1×06, “Downfall of a Droid”

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We are entering a new golden age for Star Wars fans. While the prequel films were generally considered to be mediocre, the recent TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars filled in the gaps and told new stories with the same beloved characters, and was fairly well-received. Since it’s not a show I’m terribly familiar with, I’m going to watch and review every episode, all the way up through the brand new sixth season, which aired exclusively on Netflix. This week, we’re watching “Downfall of a Droid,” where the show finally focuses on R2-D2 by giving him even less screen time than before. Don’t worry, it’ll make sense.

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Why I Game – The Last Ride of Calvin Dugray (Part 6)

This year is the 40th anniversary of Dungeons and Dragons. So, in celebration of that, and in light of the fact that D&D is releasing a new edition this summer, I’m posting some stories I have of playing Dungeons and Dragons and other roll-playing games.

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Previously, I’ve talked about the origin of my first character, Calvin Dugray, and what I consider to be his crowning moment of awesome. But eventually, after about 7 sessions or so, I was ready to move on from Calvin Dugray and try another character.

More after the jump.

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