OotiniCast Episode 291

Our adventures in KotET continue, and the CXP grind begins! We discuss the latest news, this week’s producer livestream, and finish up with a discussion on whether the CXP boost makes SWTOR pay to win.

1. Introduction

2. Tip of the week

Congratulations to this week’s winner, LiebeAroha! Thanks to Lecto, Teadra and Niraga for entering.

Please send your tips to ootinicast@gmail.com by next Tuesday for a chance to win a Taunfawn or M8-3R droid code, courtesy of BioWare, and an OotiniCast-provided Cartel Market pack from the latest shipment.

3. Holofeed

  • Alex reports that starter planet weapons are now bind-to-legacy.
  • The meta-achievements (for achieving each of the six tiers) from the pre-KotET DvL event will be restored.
  • There remain several known issues introduced with Game Update 5.0.
  • It has been confirmed that the number of characters able to be sent out on crew skill missions is now eight.
  • Patch 5.0a was deployed on Tuesday.
  • IronWeakness imagines this is how most MMO studios farm out the work for balancing stats and XP gains, etc:

4. Community

If you have questions for our upcoming interview with Kimi, please send them to ootinicast@gmail.com.

5. Force Feedback

Charlie (Kranitoko) produced a SWTOR Life Day parody song: the TWELVE DAYS OF LIFE DAY!

Blachloch (Blay) made an homage to pre-KotET Empire-side combat animations in this video.

Todd reports that Strike Force Tauntaun has the headless character glitch!

It seems the bug that causes our characters to disappear is still out there, as encountered by LiebeAroha:

6. Outro

On the show this week were Chill (@BrandonLStarr, twitch.tv/chillswtor), Teo (@jasonetheridge), Kuze (@kuze_roh, YouTube) and Illeva (@IllevaGamingtwitch.tv/illeva).

Information about our guilds on The Harbinger, Ootini Knights (Republic) and Ootini Rage (Empire), can be found here.

You can email questions and comments about the show to ootinicast@gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter via @OotiniCast. Check out our website, ootinicast.com, which has links to our presence on Google+ and Facebook. You can subscribe to us on iTunes, and listen to us on Stitcher and Spreaker. We record the show live every Wednesday at 4:30pm Pacific, goto ootinicast.com/live to find out how to join in!

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