A Look Back at 2018 – SWTOR Edition

The expansion drought continues for The Old Republic. It’s been over two years since 5.0 came out. 2018 gave us a few Updates with some story, some PvP and even some Operations content. I haven’t really made much of a secret of the fact I haven’t played SWTOR that much throughout 2018. I dabbled in the game here and there around Game Updates and did a fair bit of PTS testing for Game Update 5.9.2. But beyond that, I haven’t really done much throughout 2018. The game overall continues to be marred by a horrible gearing system (especially for PvP) …

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A Beloved Character Returns to save the Franchise – How The Old Republic Got its Story back on Track

For a very long time, many Old Republic players have longed for the story to return to its roots and go back to the focus being on the Republic versus Empire conflict. Finally, that day has returned. The new story that came with The Old Republic’s Game Update 5.10, Jedi Under Siege, signals a return to true form. A nostalgia trip the fans deserved. But it’s not just one story. There are two separate stories, one for each faction. And going, forward, there will always be a separate story for each faction. We may be seeing the same events from each …

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Looking Back on 2018 – ESO Edition

Elder Scrolls Online had a massive 2018. With quarterly content release cycles, there was always something to look forward to! I started out the year mainly doing solo stuff then the last few months getting full-on into PvP. The content released was fantastic! Both the Summerset and Murkmire stories were excellent! The environments of both the new zones were incredible. I’m continually blown away by the beauty and detail of this game. The new houses released this year were incredible. The Princely Dawnlight Palace and the Enchanted Snow Globe Home were particularly amazing. However, it’s very disappointing that they still …

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Major Spoilers for Game Update 5.10 – Influencer Exclusive Image Tease

(This post was republished due to website rollback/error. Changing website hosting providers is so much fun…) To celebrate Seven Years of The Old Republic and the return of a major character in Game Update 5.10, the Developers have released this exclusive image for Bioware Influencers to share with the community! Here is the image (click on the image to enlarge it!) The Developers have also gone on to publish a new story trailer for Jedi Under Siege showing Darth Malgus in the story. Be sure to keep an eye for my upcoming articles about Darth Malgus’ return!

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5 Last Minute Things you should know about Game Update 5.10

Here’s a quick outline of what you should know so you’re prepared for Game Update 5.10 (if you don’t already). Note some info in this article could change as it’s based on PTS. The new Tier of Gear is a Grind Honestly, if you’re not a NIM Raider or a Ranked PvPer, I wouldn’t recommend stressing about getting the new tier of gear. There are two levels of gear being introduced, 252 and 258. Here are the three main methods to get the new tiers of gear. Crafting (258 only) NIM GOTM (258 Schematics and new Mats) Ranked PvP (new …

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Game Update 5.10 258 Crafted Gear Guide

By Andynul and Xam Xam  Here’s a Guide to crafting the new 258 Gear. One of the main ways to get 258 Gear is via crafting (but is available through other means). Here is how you can go through the long process to craft your own set of 258 gear. Note 258 Weapons (Mainhands and Offhands) will not be available in Game Update 5.10. They will be released early next year in conjunction with new group content. Contents Basics 258 Gear Stats Mats Relics of Ossus Ossun Assembly Components Crafting Schematics Cybertech Biochem Armstech Artifice Synthweaving Armormech Basics In order …

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Game Update 5.10 Guild UI and other Guild Changes Guide

The Guild User Interface has gotten quite a facelift to accommodate all the Guild Improvements coming to The Old Republic in Game Update 5.10. Here is a Guide to the new UI and other new features being added in Game Update 5.10. (Click on any image to enlarge it). Notes The Guild Bank UI hasn’t changed. Contents Basics General Tab Roster Tab Perks Tab Ranks Tab (Guildmaster Only) Guild Mail XP, Reputation and CXP Bonuses Guild Inspect Tool Basics There are four tabs in the Guild UI: General Roster Perks Ranks (Guildmaster) The bottom right corner shows how many Guild Reinforcement …

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Wildstar’s In-Game Send-Off Event

Wildstar will be having an in-game send-off event for the closure of the game. The Event will start on Wednesday, November 28, 12 pm PST / 10 pm CET / Thursday, November 29, 7 am AEDT on both Entity and Jabbit servers and will conclude when the servers shut off permanently at 2 pm PST / Midnight CET / 9 am AEDT. The location fo the event will be Wigwalli Village Celebration area in Whitevale. Location coordinates are 3575.90 -938.46 -526.18 150.49. For those that haven’t been to Whitevale yet, you’ll have to run to the location above or find a group to summon you. For …

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Game Update 5.10 Story Progression, Romances and Alliance Alerts

Charles Boyd recently revealed additional details around Alliance Alerts, Romances and Game Update 5.10 Story Progression. He even included specifics about what choices are presumed if you go ahead and start the 5.10 story without having finished Knights of the Eternal Throne, War for Iokath (5.2) or the Traitor Arc. Hi folks! During our livestream where we first revealed the details of Update 5.10: Jedi Under Siege, I mentioned that when Players begin the storyline in that update, any Alliance Alerts they hadn’t completed on that character would be auto-completed for them and that we’d give out more details later. Well, it’s …

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