Jan 162012
 
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Deirdre & Carla talk about the upcoming changes headed our way on January 17th in the form of patch 1.1, the announcement of new server group forums, and much more.

 

FACT OR FICTION:  Can you pick out the true fact?   This week’s fact or fiction talks about neutral gear, pvp adrenals and Kaon Under Seige flashpoint.

 

More Episode #43 and Comments after the jump…

 

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

  1. Loot for neutral players too!   http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/01/11/swtors-alignment-system-will-offer-exclusive-loot-for-neutral-players/
  2. Interview with James Ohlen: http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/01/12/interview-biowares-james-ohlen-on-swtor/
  3. Kaon Under Siege Flashpoint:   http://www.swtor.com/news/news-article/20120113    Rise of the Rakghouls:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySjxpJ4EZ_Q&feature=youtu.be http://www.gamespot.com/features/flashpoints-and-fixes-the-old-republic-rise-of-the-rakghouls-6348435/
  4. GTN post by Georg Zoeller:  http://www.swtor.com/community/showthread.php?p=1585082#edit1585082
  5. Georg’s post on BioChem/Cybertech in patch 1.1:  http://www.swtor.com/community/showthread.php?p=1585840#edit1585840   Gabe’s note referring to Georg’s comments:  http://www.swtor.com/community/showthread.php?p=1590164#edit1590164
  6. Personal playtime discussion.

QUICK MENTIONS:

  1. Next Patch Jan 17th (Patch 1.1): http://www.swtor.com/blog/scheduled-maintenance-january-17th-2012

SITH OR JEDI: TEST OF THE DONATION BOX

You visit a local museum that claims to be free of charge but has an obnoxiously large donation box practically blocking the entrance. Do you:

  1. Toss in $10 knowing that running such a little operation costs a lot in upkeep.
  2. Toss in $1 just so you don’t feel bad.
  3. Blow through the gate jiggling the box and knocking a few bucks out of the coffer, pick them up and pocket them on your way in.

COMMUNITY BUZZ:

Server Group Forums?:  http://www.swtor.com/community/showthread.php?p=1587319#edit1587319

 

Thanks from Corellian Run Radio!

 

  One Response to “Episode 43: Server Group Forums?”

  1. I enjoyed the podcast as usual. Great job! My take on the changes to the SWTOR server forums is that we will be grouped at a high level according to server type (PVP, PVE, East Coast, Europe, English, German, etc.). A level below that there will be something like 6 servers of the same type grouped together in alphabetical order (e.g., 6 PVE servers, East Coast, A – C). I think Bioware is not giving us exactly what we want (a forum for each server), but a middle compromise to see what forum activity is really like first before possibly committing to the next step of individual server forums. I think Bioware has concerns about being able to moderate over a 100 server forums and keep the trolling out. This way one Bioware employee can be responsible for moderating say one group of server forums all in one place.

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