The Star Wars Sourcebook
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The Star Wars Sourcebook written by Curtis Smith and Bill Slavicsek is a sourcebook created for the Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game. Originally published in November 1987 by West End Games, and later republished July 5, 2018 by Fantasy Flight Games for the Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game's 30th anniversary. The sourcebook is notable for being the first Star Wars sourcebook and widely available reference book after the release of the Original Trilogy.
Revealed for the first time!
Discover all of the technical and natural wonders of the fantastic Star Wars saga. Here are sleek starfighters that clash with mile-long Star Destroyers, filling the void with streaks of laser fire and blazing wrecks. Here are armor-clad stromtroopers battling desperate Rebels across the galaxy. Here are detailed descriptions of the bizarre aliens, devastating weapons, amazing Droids, courageous heroes and cunning villians of the Star Wars universe.
Clear explanations and illustrations show how everything works: from lightsabers, the elegant Jedi weapon, to repulsorlifts that defy gravity. Stories, maps, charts and much more highlight this extraordinary guide to Star Wars, the greatest space fantasy of all time!
- Over 120 Illustration and photographs from the Star Wars archives - many never published before!
- Maps of a Rebel Outpost and an Imperial Garrison, plus rosters of their equipment and personnel.
- Technical manual for the X-Wing starfighter.
- Dossiers on Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo and other major heroes and villians.
- Floor plans of the incredible smuggling ship Millennium Falcon.
- Blasters and lightsabers - how they work and where to get them.
- Performance data for vehicles from speeder bikes, AT-AT walkers, and TIE fighters, to awesome Star Destroyers.
- Detailed descriptions of:
- Plus dozens of other entries - nearly 100 in all!
Organizations and Titles
Weapons and Technology
Behind the Scenes
On Page 5 Return of the Jedi is referred to as Revenge of the Jedi which was the second name for the film before switching back to Return of the Jedi. How this error came to be is unknown.
Notes & References