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Tuesday, December 01 2015 22:45

Holiday Wish Guide - STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Games from Wonder Forge

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With the release of J.J. Abrams' STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS approaching in just about two weeks, families will soon feel themselves overcome by The Force, and seeking new ways to experience a galaxy far, far away at home. From Wonder Forge comes a pair of new games that are rooted in the worlds explored in STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS - STAR WARS: GALAXY HUNT, and STAR WARS: STAR DESTROYER STRIKE! Both are featured picks in my 2015 Holiday Wish Guide here at THE ROCK FATHER Magazine.

Star Destroyer Strike

A Target Exclusive this Holiday Season, STAR WARS: STAR DESTROYER STRIKE puts up to four players against each other in a race to get their tokens into the safe zone. The laser-armed STAR DESTROYER in the center of the board can work for you or against you, but whoever's piece ends up getting zapped will find the true power of The First Order! Decked-out with graphics showcasing some new faces like Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron alongside Chewbacca - the face of a losing child is slightly akin to a Wookiee ripping arms out of sockets after losing a game of Sabbac.

Never upset a Wookiee!

Available at Walmart, STAR WARS: GALAXY HUNT is a simple game that works well with younger players. Simply pull back the spring-loaded push arm and place all The First Order and Resistance pieces in place. Each player attempts to remove a piece without the arm moving, and at the end of the game the numbers (+ or -) are tallied, with the highest score winning the game!

Galactic Hunt

For more Great Gift Ideas, check out THE ROCK FATHER's 2015 Holiday Wish Guide.
Looking for 2015's Best New Release Holiday Music & Movies? Check this out!
James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

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