In the news, we discuss the teaser for the expansion coming towards the end of the year. Then in our discussion, the topic is how the Conquest system is playing out, positives and negatives, and some ideas about how to tweak it for the better.
2. Tip of the week
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- Preferred players should now all have access to Galactic Strongholds.
- The Constable’s Stronghold Pack is pack opening video.
- The class forums are being consolidated to make them more compact and thus navigable, which includes merging the sub-forums for mirror classes (e.g., Jedi Sentinels and Sith Marauders will now share the same forum).
- On YouTube). It reveals what appears to be Revan, returned to continue his plans that were at least temporarily stymied at the end of The Foundry Flashpoint. The following images compare his appearance then to how he looks in the teaser trailer.
Revan in The Foundry
Revan in the teaser trailer
Revan’s lightsaber from The Foundry
Revan’s lightsaber from the teaser trailer
- It was observed on the official forums that it appears that the acronym for the expansion will be “SOR”.
- Teo gives a brief review of A New Dawn, the new Star Wars novel by John Jackson Miller.
4. Force Feedback
Laurie M provides the following visual guide to working out which side is east and west in Voidstar, regardless of whether you’re attacking or defending. Remember, the datacore is always north!
Uncle Chong prepares a most delicious meal:
5. Sarlacc Digest
Redna leads the discussion on how the Conquest system is playing out, both its positives and negatives. We also try to come up with some ways to tweak it for the better.
Thanks to Bill (twitch.tv/r3dn4) for joining us this week.
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