Some people love Star Wars and Star Trek so much that they spend their lives attending conventions, hunting down rare collectibles, and even naming their children after the characters. Though the ages-old fan war will undoubtedly rage on as long as humans have breath in their lungs, we thought we’d help fuel the flames with this battle feature that breaks down the tech, the stories, the characters, the weapons, and more for the world’s two most storied sci-fi franchises.

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Brian Altano is IGN’s Executive Editor of Custom Content. Be sure to follow him on Twitter at @agentbizzle. Anthony Gallegos is IGN’s PC Editor. Be sure to follow him on Twitter ar @Chufmoney. 

By Brian Altano and Anthony Gallegos