Nov 152017
 
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Jason and Mox were in the studio this past weekend discussing the latest news in SWTOR. The guys are happy to welcome Alise. Her being on the show has nothing to do with Mox and Jason fearing to getting kicked from the guild, Just kidding, Alise joined them for the discussion about Loot Boxes in gaming. Let’s get into the episode, plus talking about the impact of the server mergers.

Time to make the Jump into the show…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Poll question: On average how much per month do you spend on loot crates?

  • $0
  • Under $10
  • Between $10 and $30
  • Between $30 and $50
  • Greater than $50

Treasure Chest — Image by © Doable/amanaimages/Corbis

 

Newsnet & Beyond

Did SWTOR blow up after server migration?

Issue that caused one of the delays

Legacy Bank Items not merging or missing

Player tip for settings: http://www.swtor.com/community/showthread.php?t=936744

Upcoming events & updates

Update 5.6 – Utility changes aka Nerf Mercs

 

Community Buzz

Loot boxes: Are they end all, be all for rewards ingame and/or funding games?

What are Loot Boxes/crates?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loot_box

 

Pros & cons of Loot Boxes

 

What is it about these Loot crates that is so hated or upsetting?

Pay to Win

 

If money is the goal, what are some other ways developers/publishers can make a profit without utilizing Loot Boxes?

Sell items players want as direct sell items instead of gambling aspect

Raise the cost of games

Games as a service similar to Netflix

 

Quick Mentions

Rian Johnson is not directing for Ep IX, but a new SW Trilogy: http://www.starwars.com/news/rian-johnson-writer-director-of-star-wars-the-last-jedi-to-create-all-new-star-wars-trilogy?cmp=smc%7C1147744441

Star Wars Ep. VIII – 33 Days

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Podcast Shoutouts:

OotiniCast

http://ootinicast.com

SWTOR Escape Pod Cast

http://www.newoverlords.com

Bad Feeling Podcast

http://badfeelingpodcast.com

Star Wars: Beyond the Stars

http://www.starwarsbeyond.com/blog/wordpress

Passionately Casual podcast

http://www.unholyalliance.org/passionatelycasual

State of the Old Republic (SOTOR)

http://sotorpodcast.com/

Casual Core Radio

http://casualcoreradio.com

The Usual Podcast

http://www.theusualpodcast.com

The Balance Force
https://thebalanceforce.com

Verification Code Required Podcast

https://twitter.com/VCRpodcast

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