Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Star Wars: The Big Impact of West End Games' Star Wars Miniatures

The official Star Wars website published an interesting article on the importance and origin of the popular West End Games Star Wars miniature range.

The importance of West End Games to Star Wars cannot be overstated. Their edition of the Roleplaying Game (1987 – 1998) expanded the Star Wars universe in ways fans had only dreamed of. Other publishers, the prequel production, and The Clone Wars production used the names of West End Games for characters, species, technology, and weaponry. While the influence of West End Games continues today in Star Wars Rebels, they didn’t just publish RPGs and Sourcebooks. They also produced metal-lead-free 25-millimeter miniatures. Check the full article here

Author - Tim Veekhoven from Belgium is co-founder of TeeKay-421, the Belgian Star Wars Fanclub. He has contributed to Rogues Gallery in Star Wars Insider and has written character back stories for “What’s the Story?”.

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