Well... there's always the radio adaptation! Using the greatest technology of the early 20th century to tell this futuristic tale of, well, "a long time ago", we can gather a couple of the actors around a microphone and invite the audience to use their imaginations to reproduce ILM's unprecedented special effects. (In this one, let's blow up FIFTY Death Stars!)
How do you reach the Star Wars fans? In comic books, naturally. This was a couple of years after Mark Hamill's injury but it looks like his reference shots were made right after his car accident.
Sorry for this odd artifact and its video game irrelevance. Next post, back to the game mines!