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Star Wars is poetry

Darksider Blog BannerI realised something today after I spent some time looking at other people’s blogs and well, let’s just say that my blog has a long way to go before I’ll be happy with it. On a positive note, I think I’ve found a way to separate my blog content so I’ve created different banners depending on what the topic is. I’ve created a category for “personal” writing which will be the category I use to write articles like this one that is more personal and focused on writing and the writing process. My other two blog categories are mostly for SWTOR/Star Wars content specifically so anyone who is interested in those posts can search for them via tag/category. Continue reading → Star Wars is poetry

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TOR Character of the Week and Star Wars Quotes

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I like to create things. Or more to the point, I like to edit things and turn them into something else or try to enhance something. I would never consider myself an artist because I can’t draw or paint. I think I’m a person that “reinvents” things. But if I do create something I always try to give credit if I am using another person’s image or artwork.

A while ago I posted a SWTOR Character Sheet on Darth Malgus. I found this quite fun to do so I am trying to get into the habit of creating more of them for my blogs/Instagram/Pinterest etc. Here’s my second attempt using Carth Onasi’s profile as the character:

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I liked this one. The artist is on DeviantArt and it was the perfect image for what I wanted to do. I saw some of these images on Tumblr the other day and decided I really liked them so I am adopting this style into my own creations.

I was playing around with Instagram trying to find different ways to introduce text into static images (because that can be fun to do) and discovered android app Phonto. This app allows you to add all sorts of text-based effects to your images. So I created this one yesterday on Instagram:

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It’s quite amazing how an image can be completely transformed just by adding text. This image of Obi-Wan Kenobi is awesome enough without the text, but when you add text, it becomes something else again.

The return of “ERPer” XESHI Reborn

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I wrote a blog post recently about a certain “ERPer” (Erotic Role Player) that was causing all sorts of havoc in general chat on Dromund Kaas. I don’t mind ERPers as long as they keep their role-playing out of general chat. This particular person seems to think she can do whatever she wants when she plays including discussing sexual acts in intimate detail in a general chat channel. Continue reading → The return of “ERPer” XESHI Reborn

SWTOR Holofile – Armour update!

SWTOR Blog BannerHello Star Wars friends! I created a new banner for my SWTOR posts so I can separate them from my Darksider Blog posts which are mostly focused on writing and personal stuff. So here’s an update on what I’ve been doing the last couple of days. My armour collection is coming along nicely as I managed to locate and buy an armour set I didn’t have in my collection: Continue reading → SWTOR Holofile – Armour update!

But I don’t wanna be just another “news” site…

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When I started this site, I had plans to make it into a Star Wars blog dedicated to Star Wars. That was before I decided to share this space with my SWTOR obsession and writing (fan fiction). For the most part, I think these three subjects blend well together as they integrate a lot of the things I enjoy doing. And I’ve been thinking about the direction of my blog lately and one thing is very clear – I do not want to become another Star Wars “news” blog. That is already covered and flogged to death by so many Star Wars fans. Continue reading → But I don’t wanna be just another “news” site…

I’ve started writing again…

Darksider Blog Banner And as you can tell, I’ve posted almost every day since I decided to dedicate more time to this blog. The problem is, one of the reasons why I stopped blogging here in the first place was because I didn’t really feel the time I was putting in was worth the response I was receiving. Don’t get me wrong, writing will always be my first and foremost number one thing to do but writing for a blog is a lot different to writing snippets of information for a photo or image or commenting on an image on Tumblr.  Continue reading → I’ve started writing again…

SWTOR February Rewards

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This month EA is proving to be quite generous with their giveaway to preferred (subscribed) players. There are two articles this month on the SWTOR official website; the first is for “refer a friend” and the second one is for preferred player rewards.
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I’m looking forward to receiving the armour set they’re giving away (obviously) because it’s one I don’t own. As I’ve never officially played for rewards (PvP or PvE), any special armour sets that you can get from PvP (Arena) or from Nightmare Mode Instances I’ve never acquired (sad, but true). Continue reading → SWTOR February Rewards