The Star Wars Sourcebook

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The Star Wars Sourcebook

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Media Type
  • Hardcover
Page Count

142

Series

Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game

ISBN

978-0-874-31066-0

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Canon Pillar

Expanded Universe

Canon Tier

C-Canon


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.

Publisher's Summary

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!

Alien beings, including Wookiees, Jawas, and Gamorreans.
Droids, including R2-D2 and C-3PO.
Stormtrooper weapons, armor, organization and elite units.
Creatures, including Mynock's and Jabba's vicious Rancor.
Hyperdrives, sensors, defector shields, and escape pods.
  • Plus dozens of other entries - nearly 100 in all!

Contents

Appearances

Creatures

Droid Models

Locations

Sentient Species

Weapons and Technology

Miscellanea

Continuity

Media

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.

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