Some new 'Star Wars' character names were just revealed on vintage-style trading cards.

Some new 'Star Wars' character names were  just revealed on vintage-style trading cards.
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Some new 'Star Wars' character names were  just revealed on vintage-style trading cards.

We know too much! (via)

So, Lucasfilm and Disney just released some fake, old-school-looking trading cards for the much-much-much-much-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which should hit theaters a year from now. Aside from them their design being kind of nostalgia-inducing for old nerds like me, the fake cards are just rehashing images from the trailer that blew up the Internet over Thanksgiving weekend.

However, they do contain a little bit of new information: character names! For example, we now know that John Boyega is playing someone named something Finn or Finn something. As this is a universe of George Lucas's crafting, it's probably something like Finn Planethopper or N. Tegrity Finn.

Anyway, here's a bunch more:

Some new 'Star Wars' character names were  just revealed on vintage-style trading cards.

I hope it's on its way to get a better name. I'm sorry, but BB-8 is a terrible name for an astromech droid. I would have called it CC-12.

Some new 'Star Wars' character names were  just revealed on vintage-style trading cards.

This is clearly a reference to Dadaist artist Man Ray. Or possibly Ray Romano.

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Some new 'Star Wars' character names were  just revealed on vintage-style trading cards.

I'm pretty sure I had a 13th level Elven mage with this name at one point. If this guy dies falling into a pit full of Displacer Beasts, we'll know that J.J. Abrams is plagiarizing my D&D campaigns.


Some new 'Star Wars' character names were  just revealed on vintage-style trading cards.
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Very excited for this! Big fan of this guy's Take Offs and Landings album.


Some new 'Star Wars' character names were  just revealed on vintage-style trading cards.

Oh! That's what that ship is called! I've been wondering that for years!

You can see more cards over here.

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