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The project given the working title of Ragtag was a cancelled Star Wars Expanded Universe video game produced by Visceral Games, the same studio behind Dead Space.

Taking place after the events of A New Hope, a scoundrel named Dodger Boon and his crew face the pressures of the Empire's hammer coming down hard on various rebellions throughout the Galaxy, all while snaking their way through the criminal underworld.

Its target release date was Spring 2018. However, as of late October 2017, Visceral Games was shut down by Electronic Arts, and with that, Project: Ragtag was met with cancellation and the possibility of retooling.

Tropes in this cancelled project include:

  • Call-Back: Dodger is wanted for being an Alderaanian. As seen in One Thousand Levels Down and Princess Leia, Alderaanians are being hunted down by the Empire, due to fears that they have been radicalized and will subsequently join the Rebel Alliance.
  • Canon Immigrant: The Anzat species from Republic are recanonized, along with them being Force-sensitive (or at least Zanni is).
  • Continuity Nod:
  • Mythology Gag: Doc's appearance is based off of Ralph McQuarrie concept art.
  • Schrödinger's Canon: It is currently unknown if the game's story is still canon to the Star Wars Expanded Universe, as fellow cancelled items such as Uprising and the unfinished episodes of The Clone Wars were cancelled but have been expressed by Word of God to be told in another form in the future.
  • Sequel Hook: Well, there was supposed to be a sequel, and it would've featured Robie as the protagonist.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: Dodger ran away from Alderaan as a teen. Now, it's gone. Mos Elrey also gets wrecked by a superweapon.