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Thanks to everyone for your comments about our first podcast. Carla is recording this one on the road!
Fact or Fiction (3:03) Can you pick out the confirmed fact from rumor? See the Gamespot video we talk about here. See the screenshot here.
From the Newsnet & Beyond (5:30) Roundup of the most important announcements and news:
- (6:10) Closed Beta testing officially announced. If you’re in, don’t blab! If you see someone else blabbing, don’t blab! Sean Dahlberg reminds us of the baaad things that could happen here.
- (10:41) IncGamers interviews James Ohlen about the “elder game.” Daniel Erickson on RPG Forever in CVG article.
- (14:02) Bad news for Deceived fans. Release date pushed to March 2011.
- (14:27) Threat of Peace in comic book form now on sale. Epic fail at Kathy’s local comic book store.
- (15:39) Trinity revisited. Damion Schubert, Lead Combat Designer at BioWare wrote an interesting article about this on his blog.
- (18:53) Sean Dahlberg promises big reveal at Comic Con if TOR fans follow through on Facebook and Twitter.
- (20:23)Third Star Wars Robot Chicken episode coming in Dec.
- (21:32) New Blood of the Empire released. Read it here.
- (22:15) Developer Blog, “Sounds of The Old Republic.” Does my sword sound better than your sword? Read the article here.
- (26:22) Developer Dispatch, “Music of The Old Republic.” Watch the video here. Very swoon-worthy.
Community Buzz (28:23)
- (28:45) From Games Testing to RealID. Sean Dahlberg says, “I mean it!” Blizzard says, “JK JK.”
- (34:16) Crafting. Think grinding is bad in WoW? Try A Tale in the Desert . Their crafting is cool, though.
Sith or Jedi? (40:42) Carla and Kathy find out what side they walk in their real lives with the Test of the Over-Priced Produce and the Test of the Charitable Organization Call. Read the questions and take the test yourself here.