Sep 122011
 
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Serge Tries Not to See Red

Serge from SWTOR-Life joins us to discuss the latest updates and to give a “red zone” perspective on game release. The team comes closer than ever to losing Fact or Fiction. Kathy picks her Advanced Class based on outfits. Roxanne doesn’t understand mail. Serge doesn’t understand junk mail.

FACT OR FICTION: Can you pick out the confirmed fact from the tall tales? This week’s challenge concerns rep grinding, The Lost Suns, and PvP commendations.

More Show Notes and Comments after the jump. Continue reading »

May 192011
 

Ray Muyzka, Greg Zeschuk

Gamasutra posted their lengthy interview with the BioWare doctors, Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk.  During this conversation the Doctors touch on the BioWare culture, SWTOR, Mass Effect, and Dragon Age.  Some highlights:

  • BioWare is always looking for ways to enter new markets, to reach new people and new devices such as the iPad. Continue reading »
Feb 282011
 
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Sith or Nazi?

Kathy’s back from being out of town and we celebrate by having Roxanne compare things to Nazis and spread baseless rumors about who’s picking up the tab at the fansite cantina event.  Speaking of cantinas, we hope actual social spaces like cantinas will replace fake social spaces like the mailbox in our Community Buzz discussion.

Fact or Fiction: Can you pick out the confirmed fact from the tall tales?  This week’s host challenge involves crew skills, class balance, and PAX East. Continue reading »

Jan 272011
 
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Darth Hater's emlaeh talks TOR

AUDIO QUALITY DISCLAIMER: We apologize that the sound quality is not up to our usual standards.  In production we discovered a few issues, the worst being a hiss and echo effect.  Carla did her best to fix it, but wasn’t able to in every case. These problems are much less noticeable if you listen through your computer speakers rather than headphones.

We snagged emlaeh, Executive Producer of Darth Hater, to join us for our podcast and we found out that emlaeh can go on and on about her hands-on gameplay experiences!  It was great fun and we grill her on everything from the beginnings of Darth Hater to how it’s so much fun just to fight things in the game. Continue reading »

Jan 252011
 

More doom and gloom coverage for SWTOR

Market analyst Mike Hickey of Janco Partners told Gamasutra that he believes investors are “betting against SWTOR achieving market success.”  Among the potential problems Hickey cites: the difficulty of breaking into the MMO market; the failure of EA’s last MMO, Warhammer Online; SWTOR’s monthly subscription model at a time when free-to-play and microtransactions are increasingly popular.  Read full article here.

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