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Archive of Questions and Answers
with Star Wars® Authors and Artists

Over the years we have had the unique pleasure of speaking with various Authors and Game Designers about nebulous topics, incomplete story elements, and missing information in the Star Wars® Franchise. This page serves as a depository of behind-the-scenes information that can be used to enrich the experience of both Player and Gamemaster in adding enhanced detail to their campaigns.

Mestapol Zephyr

The Politics of Contraband Cover, Artist: Ralph McQuarrie Battlestar Galactica, Modeler: John Dykstra Concept Imperial Shuttle, Artist: Joe Johnston Lambda-class Shuttle, Modeler: ILM Unidentified Spacecraft, Artist: Allen Nunis

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Yevethan D-Type Fighter

Cracken's Threat Dossier, West End Games, Artist: Chris Trevas Yevethan D-Type Fighter, Artist: Storn Cook

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Agorffi (sapient species)

Galaxy Guide 9 - Fragments from the Rim Cover, Artist: Lucasfilm Limited Angry Wookiee, Artist: Mike Vilardi Planet of the Apes, Gorilla Ponda Baba, Aqualish Gamorreans

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Ailon (sapient species)

Galaxy Guide 9 - Fragments from the Rim Cover, Artist: Lucasfilm Limited Ailon_Nova_Badge, Artist: Cathleen Hunter

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Drell (sapient species)

The Paradise Snare, Artist: Drew Struzan, Author: Ann C. Crispin The Hutt Gambit, Artist: Drew Struzan, Author: Ann C. Crispin

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“Minions of Xendor” (explicative)

The Paradise Snare, Artist: Drew Struzan, Author: Ann C. Crispin The Hutt Gambit, Artist: Drew Struzan, Author: Ann C. Crispin

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Grenna Base

The Paradise Snare, Artist: Drew Struzan, Author: Ann C. Crispin

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Stalwart-class Light Freighter

Alliance Intelligence Reports, Artist: Doug Shuler Pirates and Privateers Cover, Artist: Tom ONeil Stalwart-class Light Freighter, Artist: West End Games Slave One Concept Art, Artist: Ralph McQuarrie

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Paonidd (sapient species)

Heir to the Empire, Bamtam Spectra

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C.E.C. INT-66 Heavy Interceptor

Star Wars Adventure Journal, Number 4 Cover, West End Games Gunstar, The Last Starfighter Starfury Fighter, Babalon 5

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Anxarta-class light freighter

The Official Star Wars® Adventure Journal Vol. 1 No. 11, West End Games Star Wars® Collectable Card Game, Decipher, Death Star Gunner, A New Hope Unlimited Star Wars® The Visual Dictionary, back dust cover, Death Star Gunner's Helmet Prop

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Ualp Xathan the “Xacathan”

Marvel STAR WARS® No. 84 Cover, Artists: Roy Richardson and Tom Palmer Marvel STAR WARS® No. 84 Ualp Xathan, Artist: David Mazzucchelli

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a The actual spelling of “Xacathan” is “Zacathan” in Andre Norton's Novels.

Conjeni (Sapient Species)

Twin Stars of Kira, Cover, West End Games Raider of the Lost Ark, Movie Poster Starfish Durquist the Conjeni, Treasure Hunt, Twin Stars of Kira, Artwork by: Tim Eldred

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LT-9000 Rendilii Interceptor

Twin Stars of Kira, Cover, West End Games Treasure Hunt page 61, Twin Stars of Kira, Artwork by: Tim Eldred Lockheed YF-12 Prototype Interceptor Aircraft Millennium Falcon Studio Model

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BlasTech DL-87 Firespray Deck Clearing Blaster

Pirates and Privateers Cover, Artist: Tom ONeil

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a The typo was copied in “Gundarks Fantasic Technology: Personal Gear”, p. 30

Bpfasshi Neighboring Systems

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Mystery Aliens (2 or 4 armed, eyes on stalks)

Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, Second Edition, page 134, Artist: Mike Vilardi, Publisher: West End Games Wanted by Kracken, page 46, Artist: Mike Vilardi, Publisher: West End Games Galaxy Guide 11: Criminal Organizations, p. 79, Gundark's Fantastic Technology: Personal Gear, p. 7, Artist: Mike Vilardi, Publisher: West End Games Operation: Elrood, page 75, Artist: Mike Vilardi, Publisher: West End Games

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Mystery Fighters — “Platt's Starport Guide”

Platt's Starport Guide, page 94, Artist: Tim Eldred, Publisher: West End Games Platt's Starport Guide, page 94, Artist: Tim Eldred, Publisher: West End Games Platt's Starport Guide, page 94, Artist: Tim Eldred, Publisher: West End Games Platt's Starport Guide, page 94, Artist: Tim Eldred, Publisher: West End Games

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