For news on SWTOR, you can't go wrong but to check with my enjin profile, as well as the "Daily News" thread inside the "General" thread of Legion forums. Links to the Legion page can be found on the SWTOR page I've got. I've outlined some leveling plans there, which I will copy here below. I apologize in advance that these posts *will* be in "gamer" speak, that one uses for MMOs, and may not be perfectly intelligible to the non-gamer. To help, I've provided some basic abbreviations inherent to MMOs off of SWTOR Mechanics (the first few anyway). There are also an abundance of Star Wars lore references that might be tricky - particularly, races and/or tech. For those, check Wookieepedia - the SW lore encyclopedia. I doubt any non-gamer would want to read these posts. But, if anyone *did* I'd like you to know what you're looking at.
AH HA! I got an idea. I'll put an intro section on each of these posts w/ the abbreviations I used in the post. Heh. Until I get tired of that. That might get tiring. Yeah. But it's a nice thought.
AoE Area of Effect
BiS Best in Slot
CC Crowd Control
DoT Damage over Time
DPS Damage per Second
DR Diminishing Returns
GCD Global Cooldown
Ops Operations (like raids in WoW)
PvE Player versus Environment (my fav)
PvP Player versus Player (not so much my fav)
alt alternate character (besides one's main)
main main character (that one plays in game)
Star Wars Abbreviations/Dictionary
SW Star Wars
Pub Republic side (SW faction)
Imp Imperial side - the Empire (SW faction)
SWTOR Class Abbreviations
VG Vanguard (trooper class)
SWTOR Latest (from Legion Daily News): Culu's Chiss Alts!
All righty! So, I just finished making my chiss Pub alts - they will be...
1. My agent, as a VG trooper: Tec'ans'nuruódo
I debated for a long time how to do his name. Thought about moving one of the apostrophes but I couldn't bring myself to do it. had to use one of the evil symbols. And I dislike his core name so much I didn't want to use that either. I don't know if my agent will ever officially defect or not - he might! As of now, it's more likely he'll either provide covert intelligence to the Republic or converse with them on some level, or get conned into doing jobs for them. He doesn't hate the Republic by any means. He just doesn't care one way or the other about them. To him, they are not the enemy or the problem. And, if he does defect, I'll have a Pub side version of him. Wasn't sure I was going to do that, but.... I like him too much not to. It is *really* weird seeing the same face and his speaking with a different voice. But, it's manageable. The trooper male voice is a good one.
2. Mirror of my second agent, L'axad'yis, a.k.a. Dice, as a smuggler scoundrel. Her name on Pub side will be DÍce.
Wasn't sure how I was going to do her name either, but using Dice seems natural. Unlike her Imperial version, she has a short haircut, and is very scarred and beat up looking. I'm thinking that the Imperial side is either her past AND/OR her alter ego self that she will occasionally still use if she needs to venture into the Empire. By the time she gets to Republic, she's seriously messed up. Figuring out her loyalties will be VERY interesting. I'm not even sure what they are yet. For now, let's just say, she's had so many that she can't really feel much loyalty to anyone, except to her primary objective that was given her from the Chiss. However, that directive also isolated her from her own people. Sooooo yeeeeeaaah.
a.k.a. Culu's TOR plans for the near future, in terms of leveling
These guys are eventually going to be leveled - to 10 very shortly, and to 50 eventually. Mostly, this is because I love Chiss but I also want to have a VG tank in my arsenal just to learn tanking, and I also want a scoundrel healer (would like to play all three healing classes).
However, I think the next order of leveling to come will be something like...
1. Jagna - once I get to Dice to Taris w/ Zyrath's sith pureblood alt, I'll be swapping to Jagna. I love ranged so much, and now that I have a beast sniper, I'd really like a beast Pub gunslinger. Sadly, Jagna is not in Legion. But, she can help out w/ whatevers at 50 anyway.
2. Mirusch - my mirialan sorc Imp side is level 33, and will prob be my next Imperial project. I need a "sage" healer imp side. She will not appear on Pub side, most likely. Too many other races I want to try.
3. L'axad'yis - Dice's Imperial version is level 11 right now, and Zyrath and I plan to level her and his agent Ren'alth'os together, very slowly. She'll creep her way up to 50 on our off nights, when we're not leveling our Pub alts, for whatever reason.
Of course, before all that, Zyrath and my goal this week is to finish leveling Elenawe and Daceest to 50. Daceest is level 48 and Elen is 49, so we're SO close! For a couple of weeks, I might also not level that much and just do dailies on Culurien and my sniper. I need more monies. I might do a random ops or whatever on my sniper as well if nothing is going on. I dunno. I'd like to round out his gear, and get him good relics and an earpiece.
Tower Game Center News
Last Saturday, I played my 35 pt Siege list against Chip's Legion. He beat me - and it was a fascinating game. I learned a lot of good stuff. John played Steven. I forgot to ask him how it went - need to do that. Afterward, we all played the new DC card game I got John (John, Steven, Matt, Chip and I).