News for August 2011
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Announcing upcoming titles set in the Star Wars (TM) universe
News | Published 02 August 2011

Fantasy Flight Games is pleased to announce that it has entered a comprehensive licensing partnership with Lucasfilm Ltd. for the worldwide rights to publish card, roleplaying, and miniatures games set in the popular Star Wars™ universe!

”Being able to publish gaming products in the Star Wars universe is quite simply a hobby-game company’s dream come true,” said Christian T Petersen, CEO of Fantasy Flight Games. “I’m confident that both Star Wars fans as well as FFG’s regular customers will be blown away by the game experiences we have planned for this legendary IP.”

“As a leader in hobby gaming, we’re excited to be partnering with Fantasy Flight Games,” said Howard Roffman, President of Lucas Licensing. “Fun and adventure are hallmarks of the Star Wars saga, and FFG perfectly captures this in their games.”

FFG’s first two Star Wars game lines will be the X-Wing miniatures game and Star Wars: The Card Game, both scheduled to launch in early 2012.

Just the beginning...

X-Wing is a tactical ship-to-ship combat game in which players take control of powerful Rebel X-wings and nimble Imperial TIE fighters, pitted against each other in fast-paced space combat. Featuring stunningly detailed and painted miniatures, X-Wing recreates exciting Star Wars space combat throughout its several included scenarios. Select your crew, plan your maneuvers, and complete your mission!

Star Wars: The Card Game pits light and dark side players against each other in tense and dramatic duels for the fate of the galaxy. As the dark side works to snuff out the last remnants of its opposition, heroes of the light side coordinate strikes against key dark side objectives in order to fuel the fires of freedom. You'll command of some of the galaxy’s most memorable characters and iconic starships. Wage epic duels between Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader, send Han Solo and Rebel troopers to engage Imperial forces on Endor’s forest moon, or launch a fleet of Star Destroyers from the Kuat ship yards. Star Wars: The Card Game is full of fast-paced, gripping galactic conflict.

Visit our X-Wing website or Star Wars: The Card Game website to learn more, and keep checking back. These two exciting titles are only the beginning, and we’ll be announcing additional Star Wars card, roleplaying, and miniatures games in the coming months!

* Players can create two standard tournament decks with the contents of a single core set.

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The Thing In The Attic
Published: 8/2/2011 12:35:09 PM
#6

the RPG idea appeals to me the most especially if it's supported with mini's and floorplans and good solid gameplay and adventure products

i collected the decipher card game and played that alot so sadly the cards won't be for me, the minatures space game will be for me but i just bought all of Twilight Imperium and now this week Dungeon Quest and soon the new Talisman expansion. 

now ... 

you also got gears of war licence -love it! want it!

lord of the rings licence - love it all! want it all!

now star wars love it! love it! want it want it!

next you'll be telling me you got the Star Trek licence too.............you haven't have you?

Tarnis Phoenix
Published: 8/2/2011 12:23:23 PM
#5

 My head just exploded from all the geekdom...

ASFx
Published: 8/2/2011 12:21:08 PM
#4

 Looking nice. I love Star Wars :)

raivaaja
Published: 8/2/2011 12:20:30 PM
#3

"It's a trap!"

But whoa! FFG is moving up in the world. This might help draw some geeks from outside the boardgaming community.

Interested to see what you have for us

Mr. Grimace
Published: 8/2/2011 12:18:58 PM
#2

 Star Wars is old and tiresome. I will be upset if this slows down the production of wfrp or any of the 40k lines because the staff is working on this garbage. 

Jkilla41
Published: 8/2/2011 12:15:30 PM
#1

O.....M.....G!

I love you FFG!

-J

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