Jun 272011
 
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Dover from Darth Hater

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We’ve been trying to get Dover on the show since we found out how fun he is in person at PAX East earlier this year.  The planets finally aligned and we met up to talk about SWTOR and how to handle people who annoy you.

FACT OR FICTION: Can you pick out the confirmed fact from the tall tales?  This week’s host challenge involves knowing your SWTOR biographies.

FROM THE NEWSNET & BEYOND: Roundup of the most important announcements and news.

  • Fri Update 6/17: Fan Friday, Ask a Jedi in Fan Site Spotlight.
  • Fri Up 6/17: Polls!  What did you like most from E3 here and vote for your favorite extended universe SWTOR content here.
  • Fri Up 6/17: SWTOR wins bunches of awards.
  • Fri Up 6/17: Developer Blog: Post-Writing Polish by Ian Ryan.  Writers get paid to play the game, no fair!
  • Fri Up 6/24: Battle for Alderaan Highlights video.
  • Fri Up 6/24: E3 Highlights video.
  • More Origin info on Dev Tracker.  Stephen Reid clarifies here, here, here, and here.
  • Release Date Drama.  Stephen Reid tells us we’ve been bad and he’s locking the thread.  MCVUK uses UK retail shop as evidence of new release date here.
  • Georg Zoeller tells us why we should do class quests here, here, and here.
  • Damion Schubert talks about Light/Dark gear and ambiguous conversation wheel choices here.
  • Star Wars Galaxies endsMassively interview with John Smedley here.

Quick Mentions

  • Offsite hands-on gameplay outside SDCC at Hilton Gaslamp hotel, says David Bass.
  • Damion Schubert confirms key bindings.
  • Georg explains why Gear Score won’t work in SWTOR here and here.
  • Cross-faction communication currently allowed in testing, but no final decision yet here and here.

SITH OR JEDI? We find out which path we walk in real life with The Test of the Crying Child.

COMMUNITY BUZZ

  • Does Story restrict or hurt community?  Damion says no here.
  • Game Reviewing.  Extra Credits episode on the art of good reviewing here.  G4 mini-review from E3 play here.

Thanks from Corellian Run Radio

  • Thanks to JJ for submitting his McMillan’s Promenade Polish commercial.
  • Thanks to Dover from Darth Hater for being a guest on our show.
  • Thanks to Elkatt for writing a positive review on iTunes

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