Jun 272013


HoloNet Links #102

This past Monday, the crew from Corellian Run Radio recorded our monthly Writers’ Roundtable podcast, episode #99.  With Drew’s help on the math, I was able to figure up that the next podcast would be number 100! Oh, and we have a few plans in mind for that special podcast. There will be some special guests, more like returning family members…Kathy, and her daughter Roxanne will be there, Deirdre (DD) will also be there, along with the Drew and of course the one and only Carla! The podcast will be taped on July 13th, earlier in the evening, so be sure to look for when that podcast is posted…oh, and we are having an in-game party!

Podcast party details, Wanted: your questions & more after the Jump…





Kaas City Cantina party planner

Get fireworks, confetti,
& the best Corellian ale
This party must fabulous!

Yes, you heard me correct, we are having an in-game party!!! The Corellian Run Radio crew will be partying later that same night in the Kaas City Cantina, around 8:00 PM CDT, July 13th. There will be giveaways, and maybe some dueling. We will be setting up a custom chat channel /cjoin CRR, so everyone can see the discussion. All are welcome to join us on the Shadowlands server for this event. So, make sure to have an Imperial character leveled up to make the trip to the cantina on Dromund Kaas.


Kaas City Cantina

See you here for the CRR 100th Episode Party!


  • SWTOR Music video

Speaking of fun, let’s have a little music video fun. It has been awhile since I have come across a new music video for SWTOR. There have been many great videos made from the fans of SWTOR, but I will have to say that this video might just be my favorite one of all time. It definitely has the most footage of a “rock” in any music video I have highlighted.

Hmm how to describe the video, it is as the creator, GGAvrii, states, “Basically it’s random music with video elements that shouldn’t work together, but they do!” Imagine a TV, filled with several different music videos of SWTOR in-game footage. You have to give it a watch. There will be at least one part of the video that will make you laugh and probably a lot more than that. It is just the thing for anyone having a frustrating day. Give it a watch and let us know what you think in the comment section below.


  • Double XP Weekends continue

Below are the remaining weekends that the Double XP will apply. Are you planning to take advantage of this extra XP? Let us know if so and what you plan to do…creating a new character or finishing up a class you started, but never completed?

XP weekendsJune 28, 2013 (1:00PM CDT / 6:00PM GMT) to July 1, 2013 (2:00AM CDT / 7:00AM GMT)

July 4, 2013 (6:00AM CDT / 11:00AM GMT) to July 8, 2013 (2:00AM CDT / 7:00AM GMT)

As you level up during these Double XP weekends, don’t forget to checkout Geldarion’s article on The Fanatical Swordsman site, it tells how to make the most of those Planetary Comms for staying properly geared up to level 55.

How far will you level this weekend? Let us know your Double XP weekend plans in the comment section below.



  • Dev notes

EricMusco Remember that Free Name Change? I do… heh. | 06.25.2013, 10:13 AM

Originally Posted by Vegabond


Originally Posted by Kilora

Log into your account management screen.
Click button that says “Character Rename” on the left.

Just to make sure I get it on the DevTracker, these are correct.


free character rename

BioWare has sent out emails to subscribers about the ability to rename one of your current characters. The above examples from community members help explain how you go about doing this. Another helpful tip from the forums is to create a “dummy” character to see if the name you want is available, then delete that character and go through the renaming steps. This should help you have a better chance of securing the name you want to use.


AmberGreen PTS Closure – June 27th | 06.26.2013, 03:38 PM

Greetings Testers,
The Public Test Server will be coming down tomorrow, June 27th, to begin preparation for Game Update 2.3 testing! Thanks very much for your participation and assistance in testing Nightmare Mode Scum and Villainy. We’re excited to bring the new content to you in Game Update 2.2.2.
Please watch this forum for more information and prepare yourself for some great new stuff to test in the very near future (possibly this week)!



Thanks to everyone who helped out on the Public Test Server for Update 2.2.2. It sounds like everything is on schedule for the release of Update 2.2.2, which includes the Nightmare mode for the Scum & Villainy Operation.  I am intrigued by the last part of Amber’s post, concerning testing some new stuff…possibly it has something to do with the Bounty Hunter event in Update 2.3.



Star Wars Community News & Events

  • Corellian Run Radio’s Weekly Nav Coordinates

While you read through any of the articles or listen to the podcast, we encourage you to take a moment and submit your feedback and suggestions in the comment sections. We love to hear from you. Thanks again for your support and following the site, enjoy the links below!

06/24 Community Checkpoint featuring Nothing Personal by Jason Taylor

Corellian Run Radio’s Youtube channel

Corellian Run Radio’s Facebook group



CRR Black AvatarWe are looking for people interested in helping to generate content for Corellian Run Radio. So, if you would like to write an article, create a video guide or maybe you have another idea altogether, please contact us. You just need to send us an email with your idea and a small writing sample to explain your skills and why you want to help out at Corellian Run Radio. Submit your ideas, a bit about yourself and a small writing sample to us at corellianrun@gmail.com.



  • Community Cantina questions needed
swtor news reporter

This just in…
CRR requests your questions

As I mentioned last week, the Community Cantina is coming to the Midwest, Chicago to be exact! I will be attending this event. This is where you, our loyal fans, come in…I am looking for some good questions to ask the developers and community team that will be in attendance. Please leave your question ideas in the comment section below.




See you all next week! If you have a particular link, story, video, or topic related to SWTOR we would love to hear about it! You can send those to us here at Corellian Run Radio and we can place it in a future article. Just email us the links and/or the details for the event at corellianrun@gmail.com, or you can also leave any link suggestions in the comments below, or in Corellian Run Radio’s Facebook group. See you all next week!




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