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Star Wars: Masters of Teräs Käsi is a Lucasarts Fighting game released in 1997 and set in the fictional universe of Star Wars. Many people who have played the game have compared the game's fighting engine to Tekken. "Teräs Käsi" refers to a martial art used in the game, and, while being in grammatically incorrect form, is Finnish for "steel hand".


Masters of Teräs Käsi takes place between the Star Wars movies, Episode IV: A New Hope and Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. The destruction of the Death Star at the hands of Luke Skywalker severely crippled the Galactic Empire. The Emperor wanted retaliation aganst him and all of the Rebel Alliance and sought the services of assassin, Arden Lyn, to eliminate the Alliance's key members. Luke and the others finds out about the Empire's plot and challenge Arden, face to face.


  • A Tusken village on Tatooine
  • Hoth
  • the Cloud City on Bespin
  • Dagobah
  • The Imperial Fortress in Imperial City on Coruscant
  • The Rancor pit on Tatooine
  • Carbonite Freezing Chamber on Bespin
  • The Forest of Endor