OotiniCast Episode 293

We discuss our spoiler-free impressions of Rogue One, then cover what little SWTOR news there is, including the game’s 5 year anniversary.

1. Introduction

Chill provided the following screenshots of his Dark V mercenary, Chillyquinn:

2. Tip of the week

Congratulations to this week’s winner, Jase! Thanks to Char Ell and Stuart for entering.

You can find Char Ell’s guide to gaining companion influence in Black Talon and The Esseles here.

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

  • After Game Update 5.1 is deployed on 24 January, the lass boss of an operation is guaranteed to drop an unassembled gear piece for a specific slot, with the bosses leading up to the last boss having an increasing chance of dropping an unassembled gear piece for a random slot.
  • The discipline your character has determines what type (tank, DPS or healer) of gear you will receive.
  • The top 96 players of the various Advanced Classes will be finalised by Game Update 5.1 as BioWare eliminates those players from the running who were cheating.
  • Last Tuesday 20 December was SWTOR’s 5 year anniversary.
  • Dulfy has an excellent guide to the 5th anniversary and Life Day events.

4. Force Feedback

Dekion let us know that our guildmate Fyonha has finally getting her “full set of doctorate set bonus gear”. Congratulations Fy!

Jake knows how to dress appropriately when seeing Rogue One. You can purchase your own shirt in our store here.

Our guildmate LiebeAroha is continuing to vanish on a regular basis:

Hawke recommends these videos showing the SWTOR story from the Jedi Knight’s perspective:

Johnny (he who is born to eat bacon) is very happy with this array of snowball targets in his stronghold:

Speaking of which, here’s a companion that was made to be a target:

5. Outro

On the show this week were Chill (@BrandonLStarr, twitch.tv/chillswtor), Teo (@jasonetheridge) and Blay (@Blachloch).

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

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