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The Blockade Runner is a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel featuring Star Wars discussion and news from enthusiastic fans and friends.

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The Blockade Runner is a podcast, blog, and YouTube channel featuring Star Wars discussion and news from enthusiastic fans and friends.

    Not Telling You What To Do With Your Toys - The Blockade Runner Podcast #173

    Not Telling You What To Do With Your Toys - The Blockade Runner Podcast #173

    Ryan and John discuss the Star Wars Hunters announcement, an update on Rian Johnson's future Star Wars films, LFL's clarification that Cara Dune will not be recast, and E.K. Johnston's upcoming Padme book Queen's Hope.

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    Star Wars Hunters Announced for Switch, iOS, and Android
    Craig Derrick Tweet
    Rian Johnson’s Trilogy “Still On”
    LFL Not Planning to Recast Cara Dune
    Queen’s Hope from EK Johnston Announced

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    Done With Cara Dune - The Blockade Runner Podcast #172

    Done With Cara Dune - The Blockade Runner Podcast #172

    Ryan and John spend the first chunk of this week's episode addressing the Gina Carano situation before talking Star Wars Insider, a rumored Nintendo Switch Republic Commando release, and finally some spoiler-free discussion of last week's High Republic comics releases.

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    'The Mandalorian' Star Gina Carano Fired Amid Social Media Controversy
    As Star Wars Insider Hits 200, A Look Back at Some of the Legendary Magazine’s Most Memorable Issues
    Star Wars: Republic Commando Appears To Be On The Way To Switch

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    The Days of Our Lives in Star Wars - The Blockade Runner Podcast #171

    The Days of Our Lives in Star Wars - The Blockade Runner Podcast #171

    This week's episode is a little shorter (at least for us). We cover The Mandalorian's Golden Globes nomination before chatting about some recent toy acquistions, the Star Wars Rebels premier episode, and a quick preview of the new YA High Republic novel Into the Dark.

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    The Mandalorian Receives Golden Globe Nominations For Best TV Drama

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    (Night)Sisters of Mercy - The Blockade Runner Podcast #170

    (Night)Sisters of Mercy - The Blockade Runner Podcast #170

    This week's show features a look at the debut episode of The High Republic Show and Hasbro's recent Fan Friday announcements. We also couldn't help getting into our thoughts re: Hasbro pricing, distribution, and whether or not toys will ever be big with kids again.

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    Episode 1 of The High Republic Show
    A New Jedi Revealed and More from Star Wars: The High Republic Show
    Krystina Arielle’s Journey from the Red Carpet to the Star Wars: The High Republic Show
    RUMOR? The Mandalorian Season 3 Will Begin Shooting on April 5, 2021
    HASBRO PULSE REVEALS LUCASFILM 50TH ANNIVERSARY PRODUCTS AND MORE
    BFI Classics - The Empire Strikes Back on Bookshop.org

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    A Test of Decency - The Blockade Runner Podcast #169

    A Test of Decency - The Blockade Runner Podcast #169

    We open episode #169 with an assessment and denunciation of the harassment Krystina Arielle faced online last week before spending the rest of the show covering a few small news stories, our (spoiler-filled) thoughts on Light of the Jedi and A Test of Courage, and some listener feedback on the state of the High Republic in Japan from @norskakurino.

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    LFL stands with Krystina Arielle after right wing losers attack her on Twitter
    Cheeky analysis of Krystina’s Tweets in question
    Skywalker: A Family At War, A New Star Wars Biography, Is Revealed
    Disney Insider Episode 7 Features High Republic Segment
    Learn More About the Characters of Star Wars: The High Republic In New Series of Digital Shorts
    Evangelion and Demon Slayer: Two Works Selected by Their Eras

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    Lucasfilm Games Reborn - The Blockade Runner Podcast #168

    Lucasfilm Games Reborn - The Blockade Runner Podcast #168

    Lucasfilm Games was reborn this week and Ryan and John discuss that news as well as the Indiana Jones and Star Wars games they've just revealed. We then spend some time discussing the genres and studios we'd like to see them work with as well as Star Wars games we'd love to see rereleased on modern platforms.

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    Lucasfilm Games
    Bethesda Softworks and MachineGames announce Indiana Jones game

    Indiana Jones fans spot clues to new game's location and setting


    Star Wars - Jedi: Fallen Order Next-Gen Optimization Update
    Wired - “Lucasfilm Games’ New Partnerships Mean the Galaxy’s the Limit”
    Factor 5 President Details Canceled Star Wars Projects

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

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Quality!

So great to find a quality podcast with some good hot takes an actual substance to look for not to mention having good audio quality is always a bonus, must listen!

Caleb Damon ,

Totally Wizard!

John, Ryan, and the crew are a group of passionate, insightful friends that love to talk about Star Wars. This podcasts covers a wide variety of Star Wars topics often in a long-form format. If you love fun Star Wars talk, you’ll love this podcast!

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Pure Positivity from and for Star Wars Fans

Great podcast from two guys who always seem to find the best in everything in a galaxy far, far away. A refreshing change from the more snarky, cynical attitudes found on many other SW podcasts.

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