Apr 052012
 

Um wrong fantasy...

HoloNet Links #40

James Ohlen wants to know your Star Wars fantasy. Okay, after all the slave-outfit Leia scenarios or even those fantasies about Han…what would you like to see in the game? Now mind you he is asking a specific question and wants you to vote in the forum poll.

Which Star Wars fantasy excites you the most?

Full 3D space battles, vehicle combat (AT-ATs), pod/speeder racing or capital ship battles?

More on the poll, & a Sith Inquisitor “style” Hoodie after the Jump…

 

This is your chance to let James Ohlen know via his twitter account: @JamesOhlen and forum thread. In the thread there is another poll, so be sure to go leave a comment and vote in the poll. Personally, I want to see all of them included in the future, if I had to pick it has to be vehicle combat…give me my mech walker 🙂 Which one of these four do you want to see? Please let us know in the comment section below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The current poll standings are as follows:

  • Full 3D space battles:                    45.94%
  • Vehicle combat (eg AT-ATs):          10.93%
  • Pod/speeder racing:                      14.52%
  • Capital ship battles:                       28.60%

*poll results as of 04/05/2012 2:00pm EST

 

  • First look at Patch 1.2 UI Customizations

 

I am very excited for this. Yes, many of you are saying this should have been in at launch and probably right. All that aside, this is a great addition to SWTOR. It allows you to almost move and resize any part of the UI…without add-ons. You will be able to save your setup and use it with your other characters. On top of that, the save file can be shared with friends. What do you think of the UI customizations? Was there something you saw in the video with Michael Voigt that you really like or even something you might not like? Let us know in the comments below or go to our Facebook group and join in the discussion.

 

  • SWTOR is offering another Weekend Pass

Who says there is no free “launch?” Starting Thursday through Monday, you can try SWTOR for free or maybe invite that friend who has yet to give the game a try. This is another great opportunity to play in the SWTOR Universe and it won’t cost anything…in this economy there are not many opportunities to get something free. Bioware is making the offer, all you need to do is go to the official Weekend Pass article, read the directions, download the game and soon enough you will be starting your SWTOR journey!

 

Star Wars Community News & Events

  • Corellian Run Radio’s Weekly Nav Coordinates

Exciting news at CRR, we are having our Spring Celebration Contest! There are several great prizes provided by our sponsors, Chronicle Books and New Video. For complete contest rules and details please check out the following link. If you missed it or any of the past week’s articles, please check the links below. Take some time to leave our authors your comments and suggestions in the article comment thread.

03/30 Operation: Information – Are you ready for hard modes? by Ghoztt

04/01 New Content announced for Patch 1.2 by Jason Taylor

04/02 Guild Checkpoint featuring Impetus Norvegicus by Jason Taylor

04/02 CRR Spring Celebration Contest!

04/02 Episode 53: BFFs Rule! – podcast

04/03 My Two Credits: High Fashion? by Maer

04/04 Force Lore: Hutta by Daniel Sperelli

 

  • SWTOR Fan Fiction

This week we look at a new edition to Dimbo the Trooper saga…Taris part twelve. The time we find Dimbo needing to help his “attachment”, as Zotta would say, find her parents. Again there is a lot powerful writing in a relatively short piece. Dimbo the writer does a great job drawing you into this world of just when you think there might be some happiness or relief…you are quickly reminded of the conflicts and tragedies, even in the everyday life, throughout the galaxy. I urge to read this latest edition and see what you think. Here is a small excerpt.

I got a tray of food and found him sitting alone at a table near a window. It had just started to rain outside when Zotta said, “Late night last night huh?”

I smiled, “Lechelle and I went to the cantina and listened to the new band.”

Zotta started to say something about attachments when Lechelle burst into the Mess, a couple of sentries where running after her, “Miss you can’t be in here, Miss!” she had changed into her normal cloths and she looked worried.

“Dimbo!” she yelled, “I have to find him.”

I stood up, “It’s ok sentries, I’ve got it, I’m over here Lechelle.” She sighed relieved to have found me.

“Dimbo, they’re gone…they’re gone and I can’t find them.”

 

  • ThinkGeek.com has a Hoodie for the Sith Inquisitor in you

Don’t you just love the lighting and abilities you have in SWTOR as a Sith Inquisitor? Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to get some of that same feeling in real life? Well the folks at ThinkGeek.com have the item for you, as you can see in this link. Now mind you, the hoodie is not actually advertised as a Sith Inquisitor hoodie, but when you see the video below, you will see why I got that idea.

 

Didn’t I tell you? I would so love to have one of those…besides being just cool it would make a handy light at night when pushing my wheelchair lol. I can just imagine the looks at seeing a glowing hoodie go rolling by in the middle of a dark parking lot! 🙂

 

That is it for this week’s HoloNet Links. Is there a particular link, story, video, or topic related to SWTOR you would like us to highlight? If so please send them to us here at Corellian Run Radio and it might just be included in a future article. You can email us at corellianrun@gmail.com, or you can leave link suggestions in the comments below, or in the Facebook group. Thanks and see you all next week!

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