A fair bit of news this week, including the temporary return of cheap character transfers, upcoming class changes, and what Eric Musco talked about during his marathon livestream. Then our discussion is on the topic of the Hate Police, those players who take it upon themselves to attack anyone critical of SWTOR.
Swtorista mentioned this screenshot of her team getting very close to taking down Revan:
She also provided this screenshot of her guild’s awesomely decorated guild flagship:
2. Tip of the week
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- This was a five hour server-side only maintenance on Tuesday.
- The Eternal Championship finished on 17 May, rather than 20 May as originally advertised.
- Intra-region (US to US or EU to EU) character transfers will be reduced from their current price of 1000 CC back to 90 CC from Thursday 26 May through to Sunday 5 June. Inter-region (between EU and US) will not be discounted, remaining at 1500 CC.
- The first Community Cantina of 2016 will be on Saturday 16 July in London, in conjunction with Star Wars Celebration.
- Class changes will be introduced in Game Update 4.5, affecting primarily healing and Madness DPS Sorcs/Sages and Powertechs/Vanguards.
- Eric Musco’s marathon livestream lasted for over 15 hours on Saturday 14 May.
Thanks to BigDo6 for his kind review!
5. The Academy
This week Swtorista will tell us about The Chat System: how to filter out what you don’t want to hear, and how to hear more about the things you like by joining channels.
6. Force Feedback
GasGuy has once again updated his most excellent Codex Tracking spreadsheet.
7. Sarlacc Digest
We discuss the Hate Police, those players who attack anyone critical of the game. Thanks to Mae (@Maebeebuzz), Rachel (@Rach_Games), Laurie (@Lawilc01), Nepthen (@NepthenORD) and Sechari (@iamsechari) for their contributions to the discussion.
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