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Galaxy Guide 1: A New Hope, Second Edition
Attribution information
Author(s)
Illustrator(s)
Editor(s)

Bill Slavicsek

Publication information
Publisher

West End Games

Publication date

1995

Type

Paperback

ISBN

0874312655

The second edition of Galaxy Guide 1: A New Hope is a supplement to Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game published by West End Games 1995. Based on the First Edition written by Michael Stern and Grant S. Boucher, this edition was revised and expanded by Paul Sudlow. The book is written in an in-universe perspective, as though it were the research project of a Rebel historian.

The guide features character profiles with gaming stats for main and some secondary characters from the film Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. This book supplies backgrounds for many characters appearing in the film.

The new edition adapts the book's gaming stats to the Second Edition rules. Articles were also extended to include vehicles, starships, and equipment, not only characters like in the original guide.

From the publisherEdit

The Battle of Yavin marked the first dramatic triumph for the Rebel Alliance which set the crusade to restore the Republic on its path to ultimate victory. Join the grand quest to explore the locales and meet the people which had an impact on the outcome of that first important conflict!

Galaxy Guide 1 contains the definitive collection of backgrounds, statistics, and information on the heroes and villains from the original Star Wars movie, as well as a new adventure set on Tatooine suitable for new characters. This comprehensive guide to the Star Wars galaxy, featuring the art of Ralph McQuarrie, Michael Manley, and Al Williamson, and stills from the movie, details the aliens, Imperials, and Rebels that figured in those crucial weeks leading up to the Battle of Yavin.

ContentsEdit

IntroductionEdit

Chapter One: Tatooine WildernessEdit

Chapter Two: Mos EisleyEdit

Chapter Three: The Death StarEdit

Chapter Four: YavinEdit

Chapter Five: The Heroes of YavinEdit

Chapter Six: The Battle of Wayfar (New)Edit

A Long Time Ago...Edit

External linksEdit

See alsoEdit


Galaxy Guides
Galaxy Guide 1: A New Hope (Second Edition) · Galaxy Guide 2: Yavin and Bespin (Second Edition)
Galaxy Guide 3: The Empire Strikes Back (Second Edition) · Galaxy Guide 4: Alien Races (Second Edition)
Galaxy Guide 5: Return of the Jedi (Second Edition) · Galaxy Guide 6: Tramp Freighters (Second Edition)
Galaxy Guide 7: Mos Eisley · Galaxy Guide 8: Scouts · Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim
Galaxy Guide 10: Bounty Hunters · Galaxy Guide 11: Criminal Organizations · Galaxy Guide 12: Aliens — Enemies and Allies
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