Charles Soule is a good writer and has done a solid job introducing all the basics of the High Republic, and it is a good starting point for this new Star Wars transmedia project. Light of the Jedi also a masterclass of detailed worldbuilding. However, the heroes lack characterization and they seem, at times, brainwashed. Unless you have been craving the Kennedy’s Camelot and Superhero!Jedi, this novel might make you roll your eyes a little bit. That said, if you are in the market for full-metal villains and wholesome laser sword heroics, Light of the Jedi might be just your jam.
As a player, I'm not a fan of purely decorative items. Some simmers might find them helpful in creating atmospheres and such, but I am more curious about functional items that can inject some Star Wars-themed style and flair in regular gameplay.
Diversifying Star Wars films, focusing on fun individual stories and inventive genre takes could reinvigorate audiences. Satisfy them repeatedly with smaller entries until they can’t help but get excited for a new, high-budget trilogy where anything is possible. That or a puppet-heavy Max Rebo musical biopic (I’m only half-joking.)