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Betting, Calling, Shifting, and Drawing … An Idiot’s Array was known to trump any hand in a game of Sabacc, even a Pure Sabacc, and this is what we, at The Cantina Cast … hope to deal out to YOU. We’re laying out a fresh deck of cards, with a strategy to ‘Bridge’ the GFFA for generations to come! We’re upping our ante and of course, our three hosts will lay out the House Rules … Alan Zaugg @Jedizaugg Mark Sutter @MarkESutter Ryder Waldron @RyderWaldronDDS Like anything else, there are several variants and styles of sabacc play, in which we hope to explore in this new endeavor. One theme, in particular, is a nice match for bridging the saga through generational gaps and that is: Fortune Telling. Always in motion, the future is … So please, check us out and follow Idiot’s Array on Twitter @IdiotsArrayPod and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/IdiotsArrayPodcast And remember, NO CHEATING! You may end up with the Death Sentence on twelve systems.

Betting, Calling, Shifting, and Drawing … An Idiot’s Array was known to trump any hand in a game of Sabacc, even a Pure Sabacc, and this is what we, at The Cantina Cast … hope to deal out to YOU. We’re laying out a fresh deck of cards, with a strategy to ‘Bridge’ the GFFA for generations to come! We’re upping our ante and of course, our three hosts will lay out the House Rules … Alan Zaugg @Jedizaugg Mark Sutter @MarkESutter Ryder Waldron @RyderWaldronDDS Like anything else, there are several variants and styles of sabacc play, in which we hope to explore in this new endeavor. One theme, in particular, is a nice match for bridging the saga through generational gaps and that is: Fortune Telling. Always in motion, the future is … So please, check us out and follow Idiot’s Array on Twitter @IdiotsArrayPod and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/IdiotsArrayPodcast And remember, NO CHEATING! You may end up with the Death Sentence on twelve systems.
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Betting, Calling, Shifting, and Drawing … An Idiot’s Array was known to trump any hand in a game of Sabacc, even a Pure Sabacc, and this is what we, at The Cantina Cast … hope to deal out to YOU. We’re laying out a fresh deck of cards, with a strategy to ‘Bridge’ the GFFA for generations to come! We’re upping our ante and of course, our three hosts will lay out the House Rules … Alan Zaugg @Jedizaugg Mark Sutter @MarkESutter Ryder Waldron @RyderWaldronDDS Like anything else, there are several variants and styles of sabacc play, in which we hope to explore in this new endeavor. One theme, in particular, is a nice match for bridging the saga through generational gaps and that is: Fortune Telling. Always in motion, the future is … So please, check us out and follow Idiot’s Array on Twitter @IdiotsArrayPod and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/IdiotsArrayPodcast And remember, NO CHEATING! You may end up with the Death Sentence on twelve systems.

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Episodes

Quickdeal - The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer Memories

11/17/2018
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Ryder is joined by his son Ranger as they go down memory hyperspace lane and talk about seeing The Force Awakens teaser trailer for the first time in 2014. What do we remember from that day? What were our initial reactions? What was our favorite scene from the teaser trailer? Also, Ryder gets emotional. Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's Array Podcast Email: idiotsarraypodcast@gmail.com Instagram: @idiotsarraypodcast www.makingstarwars.net

Duration:00:11:32

Episode 76 - Star Wars Families

10/29/2018
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He's searching for his, uh, I don't know if he said tribe or family. Families and family-type units (traditional and otherwise) are very important in Star Wars and in real life. Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss examples of Star Wars families and what makes them so vital to overcoming and defeating evil. Are there any examples of families that exist in the Sith, Empire, or First Order? If so, were they beneficial? How would the outcomes of Star Wars battles and conflicts be different...

Duration:00:44:27

Episode 75 - The One Where They Stay In the Present

10/16/2018
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Keep your concentration here and now, where it belongs. On this episode Alan, Mark, and Ryder start by discussing some recent Star Wars news: Chuck Wendig gets fired, more details on The Mandalorian, and Resistance premiers. For our main topic we discuss why Qui-Gon Jinn and Yoda think it is so important to stay in the present. How does looking to the past or future negatively affect characters? Luke and Anakin both looked to the horizon, but why did their outcomes differ? Kylo Ren tells...

Duration:01:01:07

Episode 74 - Balance in the Force

10/2/2018
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What do you see? Balance. An energy. The Force. In this episode Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss the balance in the Force. Does the Force correct itself to keep balanced between dark and light? What influence does it have on Force users? Is the Force most interested in being balanced and not necessarily good and evil? Join us as we take a deep dive into the true nature of the Force. Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's Array Podcast Email:...

Duration:00:52:22

Yoda: From TPM to TLJ and Everything In Between (Live From Fan X 2018)

9/7/2018
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We are live from Fan X 2018 in Salt Lake City as we discuss Yoda throughout the Star Wars saga! -Was Yoda to blame for the Jedi Order's downfall? -What did Yoda learn during his exile on Dagobah? -How pivotal was Yoda's role in The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels? -How did Yoda save the Jedi Order in The Last Jedi? We discuss these questions and much, much more! We would be honored if you would join us for this special live episode of Idiot's Array. Contact us! Twitter:...

Duration:00:53:04

Episode 73 - #StarWarsASportsMovie and Resistance

8/20/2018
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We laughed, we cried, and Alan almost died on Episode 73 of Idiot's Array. Alan, Mark, and Ryder start this episode by discussing the new Star Wars: Resistance trailer. What did we like and what are we looking forward to? Then the show goes out of bounds as we talk about many of our listeners responses to #StarWarsASportsMovie. Also, Ryder does his best to ruin the show with an Admiral Piett discussion and some personal stories. This episode may not look like much, but it's got it where...

Duration:00:45:26

Episode 72 - Anybody Can Become Somebody

8/7/2018
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Alan, Mark, and Ryder begin the show by discussing the Episode IX casting announcement. What are we most excited about? What surprised us the most? For our main topic we discuss the Star Wars theme that anybody can become somebody. -Why do we love this storytelling theme so much in Star Wars? -What makes for a better story: a character who puts themselves in the underdog situation or someone who is put there by another character? -Does this theme work for Dark Side characters also? We...

Duration:00:49:00

Episode 71 - SDCC Star Wars Recap

7/22/2018
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Hello, Master. It's been a while. On this episode Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss the exciting announcements from San Diego Comic Con: -The return of The Clone Wars -Master and Apprentice by Claudia Gray -Queen's Shadow by EK Johnston -New Star Wars Comics We also discuss some of the recent comics and whatever else comes to our minds. We have a good feeling about this! Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's Array Podcast Email:...

Duration:00:48:20

Episode 70 - Solo and Cynicism

7/10/2018
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In this episode Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss Han Solo's cynicism. Why did Han Solo become so cynical between Solo and A New Hope? Was his cynicism a defense mechanism that helped him survive? What changed between A New Hope and The Force Awakens to allow Han to believe in the Force and become less cynical? Why do some characters Star Wars become cynical and others don't? Also, Alan and Mark quote song lyrics and Ryder gets a new nickname. We have a really good feeling about...

Duration:00:54:23

Episode 69 - How Does a Character's Past Affect Their Future?

6/27/2018
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In Episode 69 Alan, Mark, and Ryder continue their examination of the themes of Solo by discussing how a character's past affects their future. In Solo, did Han overcome his past? What is his past? And what about in A New Hope? Why is it so difficult for a character to overcome their past? Is it harder for a character to overcome a self-inflicted past or one caused by others or events? Did Luke overcome his past in The Last Jedi or was that who Luke always was? In Star Wars, who else...

Duration:00:52:14

Episode 68 - The Reluctant Hero

6/12/2018
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In this episode, Alan and Ryder are inspired by Solo and discuss the reluctant heroes of Star Wars. What makes a good reluctant hero? Why is it so hard to be the hero? Who are some of the less obvious reluctant heroes in Star Wars? Also, Alan teases some of his song lyrics and Ryder pays his wife the ultimate compliment. All of this and much, much more. Mark is missing, but Alan and Ryder hold down the Sabacc table in his absence. Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's...

Duration:00:42:09

Episode 67 - SOLO

5/27/2018
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WARNING: Assume that this episode has SPOILERS and you will never be disappointed. In this episode Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss SOLO: A Star Wars Story. We start by discussing our overall thoughts and feelings about Solo before getting into specifics about the movie. Did the story blend well with the original trilogy and The Force Awakens? What were some of our favorite themes and callbacks to the other Star Wars movies? What did we get in Solo that we loved but hadn't expected? What...

Duration:01:04:59

Quickdeal - Solo and Celebration

5/24/2018
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In this Quickdeal, Mark and Ryder get you ready for Solo by discussing their plans for seeing the movie this weekend. Then they talk about the recent Star Wars Celebration announcement. Finally, they talk about Mark's recent live tweet threads. Mind if we deal you in? Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's Array Podcast Email: idiotsarraypodcast@gmail.com Instagram: @idiotsarraypodcast www.makingstarwars.net

Duration:00:13:43

Quickdeal - Spoiler-free Solo Review

5/23/2018
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Jedi Zaugg is flying solo on this Quickdeal as he gives his spoiler-free review of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Check it out as you get ready to see Solo this weekend! Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's Array Podcast Email: idiotsarraypodcast@gmail.com Instagram: @idiotsarraypodcast www.makingstarwars.net

Duration:00:12:59

Idiot's Array Quickdeal - Introduction

5/15/2018
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Idiot's Array is excited to announce our new Quickdeal Episodes! Listen now for more details. We'd love to deal you in. Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook: Idiot's Array Podcast Email: idiotsarraypodcast@gmail.com Instagram: @idiotsarraypodcast www.makingstarwars.net

Duration:00:02:15

Episode 66 - A Jedi Goes Missing

5/15/2018
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In this episode, Jedi Zaugg is gone but not forgotten. Mark and Ryder begin with some exciting announcements about some upcoming Idiot's Array content and more ways to interact with IA on social media. Then they discuss their excitement about Solo: A Star Wars Story and the red carpet premiere. After that they talk about their feelings for Attack of the Clones and why it really is a great movie. We promise no Jedi were harmed in the making of this podcast. Contact us! Twitter:...

Duration:00:51:32

Episode 65 - Han Solo

5/2/2018
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With Solo just a few weeks away,we discuss some of our Han Solo favorites. What is our favorite Han Solo quote and movie? Do we have a favorite Han Solo jacket or vest? What was Han's best move in the Falcon? Is Han's story arc believable? What is the best lesson we've learned from Han Solo? And where does Han rank in our favorite Star Wars characters? We discuss these Han Solo topics and much, much more! No smuggling necessary. Contact us! Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Facebook:...

Duration:00:47:13

Episode 64 - Solo, Singing, and Sutter's Impersonations

4/17/2018
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In this episode we blast our way through a lot of topics! We start with an exciting announcement for Idiot's Array before we get into our listener question from last week (Who else would we have liked to see play Qui-Gon Jinn in The Phantom Menace?), along with Mark's spot-on impersonations. Then we discuss our thoughts and impressions on the latest Solo trailer. Did we have any favorite moments? Did it feel like a Han Solo movie? Are there any characters we'd like to see in the movie? And...

Duration:00:46:56

Episode 63 - Qui-Gon Jinn Revisited

4/3/2018
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In this episode we revisit one of our favorite Jedi, Qui-Gon Jinn. What do we love best about Qui-Gon? How would the galaxy have been different if Qui-Gon had lived past The Phantom Menace? How did Anakin remember Qui-Gon and would his path have been different if Qui-Gon hadn't died? How does Qui-Gon influence events in the sequel trilogy? Stick around for our latest listener feedback question and impersonations (if that is the right word) by Mark. Contact us! Twitter:...

Duration:00:48:37

Episode 62 - Force Feedback

3/6/2018
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In this listener-feedback laden episode, Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss a variety of topics, including Jedi Temples, the latest Star Wars comics, the relationship between Luke Skywalker and Ben Solo, Star Wars movie soundtracks and much, much more. What are the purposes of Jedi Temples and how many are there? What else may have happened between Luke and Ben before Ben destroyed the Jedi training center? Which is our favorite Star Wars soundtrack? Plus, Alan makes plans to visit an old...

Duration:00:47:56