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Tom’s Triumphs – Everything Good Comes to an End

Maybe it’s because I am up against a self-imposed deadline to get my column out every month. Maybe it’s sleep deprivation from having a nearly one-year-old child. Maybe I’m just a bitter old man, but it feels like everything  that I love (in the entertainment realm) is coming to an end this year.

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Outside is Overrated Podcast Episode 5 – Gaming Weekend FTW

Tom Awesome and Jake spent a weekend playing a variety of board games, exploring a plethora of mechanics across genres. Check out their strategies and impressions on a variety of games!

The guys also discuss the top five games Tom Awesome is jonesing to play.

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Outside is Overrated Podcast Episode 4 – Best Dork Movie EVER

Tom Awesome and Jake go toe-to-toe to debate which dork movie is the best ever!

The guys started with 12 categories and chose the best film from each category before putting films against each other head-to-head. Which one will be the last film standing?

Share your thoughts on this episode through email or on twitter!

Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music

Cosplay Interview, Combining Creativity and Crafting

We all love characters from Star Wars and other iconic franchises, and most of us probably long to step into the shoes of our favorite heroes and villains. To actually create a great cosplay outfit takes a tremendous amount of effort and skill. Recently, our talented friend Elizabeth took some time to tell us about her own cosplay experiences, and provide some insight into the work that goes into a great costume.

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Mother of Dragons to Slay Han Solo?

Get ready to see how Han Solo was betrayed and everyone died in the upcoming prequel from a galaxy far, far away. According to www.starwars.comGame of Thrones star Emilia Clarke will play a role in the up-coming unnamed Han Solo film. The British actress has a history of playing badasses, from Daenerys Targaryen to Sarah Conner.

Clarke joins Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover — previously cast as Han Solo and Lando Calrissian, respectively — in the highly-anticipated film, which is set prior to the original Star Wars trilogy.

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Hands-On with Star Wars Imperial Assault

Yesterday I had my first opportunity to pay Star Wars Imperial Assault from Fantasy Slight Games with some friends. The game lets up to five players play a customizable tactical campaign set shortly after the Death Star is obliterated.

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The first mission of Imperial Assault tasks you with breaking into an Imperial facility and destroying vital computers

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