After a stella (pardon the pun!) end to 2015 with the launch of Star Wars’ new movie the obligatory board games have been flowing out even since.
But the one that’s ended up getting it’s own hashtag, for the wrong reasons I may add, is the Monopoly Game for Star Wars made by board game legends Hasbro. Buy why?
They thought that leaving out Rey was the best thing to do because after all she “only” flew the Millennium Falcon and had that small matter of the Force awakening in her…
So not a major character then? Seriously.
However, Hasbro has today confirmed that it would be adding Rey to its Star Wars Monopoly set following extensive fan criticism. The hashtag “#WheresRey” trended for several days as fans complained about the omission of the female lead.
And whilst the world, universe, man, his dog and many Jedis have taken them to task over it across social media the one, who the Force is strongest in, has come from someone much shorter and who, on the surface of things, might seem less powerful than the rest…
Nope, not Yoda (sorry pal, next time) but it’s a super-powerful 8 year old called Annie Rose.
What a legend!
Yet again proving the old adage “it’s the message, not the medium”