Play SWTOR for freeStar Conflicts: The Old Republic?community, My partner and i listen to your podcasts and study your sites virtually everyday, but I pointed out that it’s been almost ten months since We’ve talked about you on this column. I personally believe that you are as important as the particular developers of SWTOR to keep the game as brilliant as it is. And I would really like all of you to keep up the favorable work that you’re accomplishing.

As SWTOR fans, I don’t believe I have to mention to your account the ones that I read and also listen to all the time since they are likely the ones that you need to do, too:?Dulfy, Bad Experience Podcast, OotiniCast, and Vulkk. However, there is one rising star in SWTOR podcast world that I believe the rest of us exactly who make SWTOR-related content will take a cue coming from. I’d like to introduce you to the Passionately Casual podcast.


Introducing Amorously Casual

Jessie and JT of the Passionately Casual podcast have no idea that we’re writing about them, but I’m going to do it anyway. That goes to show that we are not talking about them for any kind of promotional reasons, but rather because I honestly think that they are doing one thing great. But furthermore, I believe that Jessie and JT are performing something that every podcaster usually takes note of and also learn from.

The first time We heard about the Amorously Casual podcast was through JT’s other podcast,?Corellian Run Radio, late last year. I can shamefully admit that when I first listened to their podcast, so i mostly wrote it away as a podcast that would center around the two SWTOR guilds they represent: Unholy Alliance and Wookiee Oversight. It wasn’t bad, but I didn’t think that I would personally be interested in listening to what they had to say.

Then show 7 of the podcast highlighted an interview with the style of Valkorion himself, Darin DePaul. My attention was piqued, and I listen to another entire podcast from these appropriately branded passionate podcasters. Then a several episodes later many people interviewed my favorite theorycrafter,?Oofalong, the other of my favorite livestreamers,?Uninterested Brit. At that point, I believe I was hooked. I stopped listening to the particular podcast as an extension of these two SWTOR guilds and started listening to it as being a legitimate SWTOR podcast full of media and interesting insights in to the game that I has also been interested in.

hsb-mop-passionately-casual-02Curb your expectations

Are you will always reading, SWTOR community?

Passionately Laid-back isn’t a highly made podcast. In fact, one of the reasons I didnt pay a whole lot of care about it at first has been because the production value of the sound can be mixed. I’m not an audio engineer, but I focus on a lot of voice celebrities, radio shows, as well as podcasts. I know what high-quality noise design sounds like. And this ain’t it.

Despite of which, this lady in addition to gentleman have something which other podcasts don’t: They have got passion and a constructive perspective on the video game — something that is kind of lost at this point. I’m not praoclaiming that BioWare and SWTOR don’t should have some of the hate actually getting, but it’s helpful to hear a fresh, passionate voice (or a couple of) when the game are at a low point.

My raid group jokingly refers to myself as one of the top 5% connected with players of SWTOR. And funny because I usually do not see myself like that (nor do I basically believe that it’s true), where there are certainly many, many people still playing the overall game that are much better than I am in a lot of ways. Nonetheless, I believe that the idea that I am not saying the norm still does apply. I play the game like an investigator and reporter. I’m wanting to be on top of the newest content, and even if perhaps I’m not personally residing on the bleeding border, I know where the hemorrhage edge is.

To those other podcasters and players for the bleeding edge of articles: These guys are laid-back, social gamers. Sure, that they raid; sure, they PvP. But they aren’t likely to give you the latest as well as information about the mission’s best-in-slot gear. They aren’t planning to tackle most appropriate superior strats or META for warzone road directions. They are going to give you the outlook during what I believe is the new normal for SWTOR players.


Remaining positive

On March Eleventh — the same day that Part 11: Disavowed released — Passionately Casual put together the roundtable of different members of the particular Star Wars: The Old Republic group. The guests included, ElionD involving Shadowlands, DJRedd from the Harbinger Ootini guilds, Brian through the Shadowlands Bad Feeling guild, and also DJ Lovechild and Significant Vendetta from the Ebon Hawk Stereo Free guild. During this roundtable, Jessie and also JT wanted to demonstrate that which was still great about the game and the community that played that.

Each of the guests about this particular podcast had made community events that will encouraged utilizing the game’s content beyond exactly what the developers gave us or taking precisely what the developers did provide us and made it greater by creating community events from it. I don’t believe the intent of this roundtable was to point out precisely how everyone else is doing a problem, but rather, I think it ended up being to point out that SWTOR really has a lot to offer if you know how to take advantage of it. And maybe this will encourage that you do something yourself.

SWTOR local community, that’s the biggest takeaway from the Passionately Casual podcast. I’m not saying that all of us shouldn’t point out the flaws in the game; that’s the best way that things will probably improve. But if we continually focus on everything that the game and the designers are doing wrong, you have to forget everything that they are are doing right.

We also need to remember that MMO builders shouldn’t have to scoop feed us almost everything. Perhaps in these days connected with themepark, guided corridor games, we forget that will MMOs have always been what we type of them.