OotiniCast Episode 146

We talk about Game Update 2.8 and its woes in the news. In our discussion, our guildmate Pez describes the community standard for measuring one’s DPS, and gives some tips on how to improve it.

1. Introduction

Teo would like to thank both Kuze’s platforming video and Aaree for letting him get the Datacron Master title!

Teo - Datacron Master

Chill shows the three pets he obtained from Amazon and Target Cartel Coin cards:

S-12 (Amazon)

S-12 (Amazon)

S-12 (Amazon)

S-12 (Amazon)

GSS-3 (Target)

GSS-3 (Target)

2. Tip of the week

Congratulations to this week’s winner, Pallais! Thanks to Nepthen (GM of the Old Republic Dads on The Shadowlands), GasGuy, Brian (of the Bad Feeling Podcast), Bara-dur, Carnz and Corwynn for entering.

To enable the Dropbox feature that allows screenshots to be automatically uploaded into one’s Dropbox by using [Ctrl][PrintScreen], set the checkbox shown below in your Dropbox preferences:

Dropbox tip

Please send your tips to ootinicast@gmail.com by next Wednesday for a chance to win a M8-R3 code, courtesy of BioWare, and an OotiniCast-provided Cartel Market pack from the latest shipment.

3. Holofeed

4. Community

Greg of the Ootini Templars sent us the following, showing the group facing off with the apparently harmless (even when engraged) Grimtooth world boss on Makeb:

Greg - Rancor

Kuze is looking for more to join in his Jawa Joyride on Wednesday afternoon starting at 4:30pm PDT.

A promising new site, swtorapps.com, has been created by @SWTORApps.

5. Force Feedback

We discuss tweets, emails and comments from DurtaDurta, KillerTrout, @DanCremer, @JediKal, @Bara_Dur, @ShintarCommando, @vayne_verso, Mytherious (@lordnathanial), @nickhholk, Terg (@TheTurg), Chong (@EmpireDivider, @Uncle_Chong), @Dekarch, Carnz, @TheMalgadar and Morriah.

DurtaDurta has discovered that the Jedi ship may have been originally designed to help spaceport builders ensure platforms are straight and level:

DurtaDurta - Jedi ship as level

Uncle’Chong has a new pet!

Greg - Rancor

6. Sarlacc Digest

Pez explains how to measure and then improve your DPS using your personal starship’s target dummy.

7. Outro

Thanks to Pez (@MyVery0wnFlag) and Redna (@R3DN4, twitch.tv/r3dn4) for joining us this week.

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

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