Cartel Update Week Ending 08/04 – HUGE sale on the CM!

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If you haven’t heard about the HUGE and I do mean huge sale that is on the Cartel Market right now, you should definitely NOT miss out on this one. If you’ve been waiting for a certain set to come back on the market or like me, you’re just hoping to fill in some gaps for your armour collection, NOW is the time people – the cartel market is absolutely stacked full of (almost) every single item that was ever sold on the cartel market. This includes some of the special packs such as the Gold Armour Pack (which is basically just several gold armour packs in one), Gold Mount Packs (same deal) and everything else you could possibly think of. Continue reading → Cartel Update Week Ending 08/04 – HUGE sale on the CM!

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SWTOR: Armour Comparison #3 – Juhani’s Armour Set

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Recently I posted some info on Juhani, the Cathar Jedi from both Star Wars the Old Republic and KoTOR. It seems my link to this armour is still very much a thing as I discovered today playing one of my alternate characters. This character was originally decked out in Juhani’s armour in bright pink and yellow (which I thought was amusing at the time). I even managed to get hold of the Pink and Yellow lightsaber crystal which completed the ensemble just nicely. But since “skinning” amour became possible in SWTOR, I completely forgot I was still wearing it, after all, this time (I’ve been playing since beta so that’s a good seven years I’ve been wearing the armour). Continue reading → SWTOR: Armour Comparison #3 – Juhani’s Armour Set

Star Wars “Who Am I?” – Darth Marr

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Reading about all of these Star Wars characters really makes me think of other possibilities, especially for the future of the franchise. Darth Marr was one of my favourite NPCs in Star Wars the Old Republic and I really wanted for him to become a playable companion (which never happened). The first thing I noticed about Darth Marr was his armour which makes him look extremely formidable and rightly so. Darth Marr was extremely strong in the dark side of the force, strong enough that he became a force ghost and spent time in exile with Satele Shan. Darth Marr is also famous for never showing his face and no one has ever seen him unmasked (as far as Wookiepedia is concerned, anyway).

Star Wars “Who Am I?” – Carth Onasi

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Carth Onasi looks like he’d be a bit of a troublemaker (a little like Han Solo) but he was actually very much the opposite. As you can tell by the quote I’ve chosen here, Carth was an extremely dedicated, loyal and courageous soldier that lived during the Old Republic era.
There’s a lot more information on the Star Wars Wiki page which is here. Stay tuned for another armour comparison from SWTOR as I compare in-game armour sets with other versions of the character’s armour taken from various media sources online.

Cartel Market Update – Tythian Disciple Armour set

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Another Cartel Market update showing off the Tythian Disciple Armour set for direct sale. It’s priced at 1700 cartel coins which I think is personally quite steep for this set. The image of the set on the Cartel Market makes it look like the head and chest piece both light up when in fact they don’t. The chest piece pulsates slightly but the headpiece is just red/orange coloured metal of some description. Continue reading → Cartel Market Update – Tythian Disciple Armour set

Star Wars “Who Am I?” – Juhani

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Star Wars is a melting pot of characters and species from all different parts of the Star Wars Universe. Before playing SWTOR, I had no exposure at all to the Cathar, a cat-like species that you can actually play in the game. Without knowing anything about the Cathar Jedi Juhani, I used to wear her armour proudly (dyed pink and yellow believe it or not) on one of my characters and did so for a couple of years. This was a long time before I started collecting and trading armour in SWTOR and I never really took notice of the “Bronze” “Silver” or “Gold” sets back then. If I remember correctly, Juhani’s set has always been a “Bronze” set but I treasured it for a long time which made the set incredibly valuable to me. As a result of this, the character Juhani has a special place in my personal SWTOR timeline.
I’ll be doing an armour comparison for Juhani soon but for now, I hope you enjoy this character profile.
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Cartel Market Update 20/03/2018

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The latest update on the Cartel Market has some interesting items for sale. The main one that caught my eye was the White colour crystals. I have quite a few of these stashed away so I’ll definitely be putting these up for sale soonish. Continue reading → Cartel Market Update 20/03/2018