This post isn’t directly related to the Episode IX Radio Drama Project, but it’s something I thought our audience would enjoy the multiple layers of irony of nevertheless.
Last night I was playing Star Wars: Battlefront II on the PlayStation 4, as I’m wont to do, and as I was enjoying a round of my favorite mode, Heroes vs. Villains, I unlocked the trophy “Choose Your Path”. If you’re not familiar with the game, or this specific reward, a player receives this trophy when they accomplish the following: “While being marked, defeat 50 enemies in Heroes Vs Villains.” Being marked refers to the player essentially being “it”, the target that the other team will be after.
At the time, I was running around as Han Solo in his unlockable Hoth “Appearance” (which I imagine must’ve made the man quite a bit warm under all that insulation in the jungles of Yavin), when I was rewarded the “Choose Your Path” trophy for eliminating none other than Kylo Ren who was being controlled by the unseen force of a player whose name starts with “Starkiller”. Choose your path, indeed! I found it all very ominous.
One of my favorite things when I unlock a trophy is when the system actually records a *good* screenshot of the moment I unlock and am rewarded said trophy. I find the timing on this to often be quite hit or miss, no pun intended; but this time it worked out beautifully and I’m happy to share the moment with you all.
That’s two I owed you, junior. One for Kylo, and one for Starkiller. 😉