Millenium Falcon holochess table

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I just discovered the Replica Prop Forum, and it has me on a bit of a Star Wars kick. This replica holochess table from Star Wars Episode IV was built by Philip Wise of Dallas, Texas:

Here’s a video showing the basic demo mode, which is the audio and light pattern from the 50 seconds the game has in the first movie. The table is playing music from an internal flash drive and you can start the demo mode by pressing one of the 7 functional knobs. During the mode the audio plays and the lights repeat the pattern from the movie. After the demo, it goes back to the light pattern it was running, one of many, and returns to playing music.

8 thoughts on “Millenium Falcon holochess table

  1. redsquid says:

    Stop perpetuating the myth of the holochess! This is nothing but jedi propaganda. All ‘evidence’ of the holochess was fabricated by the same jedi elite who now control the media. Wake up America!

  2. Laura Cochrane says:

    “He made a fair move. Screaming about it can’t help you.”

  3. re:peter says:

    I think it’s sad that he has no friends to even take a picture for him and he has to use mirrors.
    That’s what you get for being a Star Wars tragic.

  4. dfgdh says:

    What a waste…

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