State Of The Old Republic Podcast

State Of The Old Republic Podcast

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State of the Old Republic (SOTOR) is a podcast dedicated to bringing you the latest news, events, and musings on Star Wars: The Old Republic.


102: Preparing for Onslaught!
Oct 18, 2019 • 26 min
This week I talk about what’s coming in Onslaught, the Spoils of War, and how to prepare.
101: Getting Our Duxn’s in a Row
Sep 11, 2019 • 58 min
This week I talk about the Spoils of War and the Operation on Duxn with Marcus from Working Class Nerds.
100: Spoils of War!
Jul 31, 2019 • 24 min
This week I talk about the Spoils of War, Veteran Mode Ops, and Star Wars Celebration
99: The Drouks of Hazzard!
May 27, 2019 • 25 min
This week I talk about Game Update 5.10.3, the HK-55 bonus chapter, WoW Classic, KOTOR movie news, and Hard Mode Ops.
98: Onslaught is Coming!
Apr 22, 2019 • 28 min
This week I talk about Onslaught, Star Wars Celebration, and Game Update 5.10.3
97: Dantooine. They’re on Dantooine.
Apr 10, 2019 • 11 min
This week I talk about game update 5.10.3, and the content creator program.
96: The Road to Celebration with SWTORISTA!
Apr 2, 2019 • 49 min
This week I interview SWTORISTA, talk about Game Update 5.10.2, and highlight and interview by SWTOR Central.
95: Heralding Guild Heraldry!
Mar 19, 2019 • 22 min
This week I talk about Game Update 5.10.2, BioWare’ new Community Coordinator, and changes to ranked PvP.
94: The Hive Queen and Other Bugs!
Feb 20, 2019 • 26 min
This week I talk about game update 5.10.1, Galactic Command, Ossus, and min/maxing.
93: The Magical Mystery Tour of 2019
Feb 4, 2019 • 22 min
This week I talk about the need for a Roadmap, Satele Shan and Darth Malgus, Season 10, and pro-tips for PvP and Ops.
92: Jedi Under Siege!
Jan 4, 2019 • 29 min
This week I talk about Jedi Under Siege, 2018 a year in review, make predictions for 2019, and talk about SWTOR’s seventh anniversary
91: The State of the Galaxy
Dec 7, 2018 • 29 min
This week I recap game update 5.10, talk about the state of the galaxy report, and look at the winners and losers from the knights of story.
90: Masterworks Gear Changes
Nov 28, 2018 • 22 min
This week I talk about guild perks, masterworks gear, ossus tuning, paxton rall, and the holiday special
89: Guild Leveling, Perks, and Conquest - Oh My!
Nov 13, 2018 • 25 min
This week I cover guild leveling, perks, conquest, the new daily area, and tier five gear.
88: Marcus Under Siege!
Oct 16, 2018 • 57 min
This week Marcus and I talk about the SWTOR Cantina livestream.
87: The Summers of SWTOR’s Past
Oct 5, 2018 • 29 min
This week I talk about recent Summers of SWTOR, Tier 5 gear, and I continue my story project with Belsavis.
86: All About the Autumn Roadmap
Sep 10, 2018 • 16 min
This week I talk about Autumn Roadmap. New Story, Changes for guilds, new gear, and the new Huttball Warzone.
85: When PvE Nerds Play PvP - Part II
Aug 15, 2018 • 33 min
This week Marcus from Working Class Nerds joins me to talk about PvP post 5.9.2, and PvP in the Rishi Stronghold.
84: When PvE Nerds Play PvP - Part I
Aug 8, 2018 • 46 min
This week I talk about PvP with Marcus from Working Class Nerds.
83: Livin’ in a Pirate’s Paradise
Jul 31, 2018 • 28 min
This week I talk about the Rishi Stronghold, Rishi PvP, Cartel Market Rep, The Clone Wars, and Episode IX
82: Feelin’ Hoth, Hoth, Hoth!
Jul 5, 2018 • 37 min
This week I talk about the ranked PvP changes, Season nine rewards, and continue my story project with Hoth.
81: Changes to the Changes
Jun 20, 2018 • 25 min
This week I talk about PvP changes, the Rishi Stronghold, 6.0, my story project on Quesh, and Celebration Chicago
80: Warzone and Matchmaking Changes
Jun 8, 2018 • 28 min
This week I talk about the planned warzone changes and I continue my story project with Taris.
79: Back to Balmorra
May 29, 2018 • 26 min
This week I review Solo: A Star Wars Story and get back to my story project.
78: The Summer of SWTOR 2018
May 21, 2018 • 21 min
This week I talk about the summer roadmap, how it compares to last weeks roadmap, and the gods from the machine operation
77: At the End of the Roadmap
May 15, 2018 • 17 min
This week I discuss upcoming content for SWTOR, and how the story has aged our companions.
76: Knight’s End
May 8, 2018 • 31 min
This week I talk about May the Fourth, Game Update 5.9, and my story project.
75: Game Update 5.9 Preview
Apr 27, 2018 • 23 min
This week I preview Game Update 5.9 and continue my story project with Tatooine.
74: The SWTOR That Almost Was
Apr 18, 2018 • 16 min
This week I talk about how Knights of the Fallen Empire almost permanently changed the nature of SWTOR
73: Conquest is the New Galactic Command
Apr 10, 2018 • 35 min
This week I talk about the Cartel Mark Sale, recent developer interviews and I continue my story project with Nar Shaddaa
72: Conquering Conquest!
Mar 30, 2018 • 32 min
This week I talk about the conquest revamp, the companion chaos event, and my story project.
71: And a Wild Theory Suddenly Appeared
Mar 19, 2018 • 28 min
This week I cover the livestream, a theory about the gravestone, and my story project on balmorra
70: Chairs, Chairs Everywhere!
Mar 9, 2018 • 30 min
This week I discuss the Conquest revamp and continue my story project with Coruscant.
69: The Winter Spring Roadmap of 2018
Feb 26, 2018 • 25 min
SWTOR’s Winter/Spring Roadmap and The Share the Love Promotion
68: Why I Love SWTOR and so Should You
Feb 12, 2018 • 14 min
This week I give you some great reasons why you should play Star Wars: The Old Republic
67: Was it Over When Zakuul Sacked Coruscant?
Jan 31, 2018 • 38 min
This week’s topics are Game Update 5.7, is SWTOR Dying, and my story project.
66: Execute Episode 66!
Jan 16, 2018 • 27 min
I preview Game Update 5.7, talk about my Alt. project, and have some tips for the Yavin IV Warzone.
65: SWTOR 2017 - A Year in Review
Jan 2, 2018 • 23 min
A 2017 year in review.
64: The Sparkly Eyes Have It
Dec 20, 2017 • 24 min
A review of Game Update 5.6.1, Lifeday, the SWTOR 6th anniversary, and The Last Jedi.
63: Talking Credits With The SWTOR Guy!
Dec 12, 2017 • 66 min
This week I talk to the SWTOR Guy about the state of the economy.
62: Credits for Nothin’ and Gifts for Free
Dec 5, 2017 • 37 min
This week I talk about the credit exploit, game update 5.6, and the Traitor Among the Chiss story.
61: The Feature Formerly Known as Group Finder
Nov 27, 2017 • 25 min
Game Update 5.6 goes live, there’s a new Activity Window and New Augments.
60: DAT Level 70 Boost!
Nov 22, 2017 • 24 min
Game Update 5.6, Unassembled Components, The Master’s Datacron
59: United Forces, 8v8 Ranked, and a New Trilogy
Nov 15, 2017 • 23 min
United Forces Review, the return of 8v8 Ranked PvP, and a New Trilogy
58: The United Forces Campaign is Here!
Nov 6, 2017 • 23 min
Everything you need to know for the United Forces Campaign.
57: Go East Young Sith!
Oct 31, 2017 • 26 min
Server Changes, Characters Slot, and KOTOR Remembered.
56: If Your Victory State Lasts More Than 18 Hours…
Oct 24, 2017 • 30 min
This week on the show I cover the New York Cantina Tour and Game Update 5.5. Also, as a way of saying thank you, I’m giving away some Cartel Coins. I’ll give you the details on how you can get them in the show.
55: Game Updates, Bullets of Things, and Server Merges
Oct 6, 2017 • 30 min
The Autumn Roadmap and the United Forces Campaign.
54: The Roadmap is Coming! The Roadmap is Coming!
Sep 26, 2017 • 26 min
Listen my children and you shall hear, news about SWTOR is very near. The Roadmap is coming, the roadmap is coming. Class Changes are happening Game Update 5.5 and they’re happening in 5.6, but when all is said and done, will the classes be balanced…
53: The State of the Old Roadmap
Sep 19, 2017 • 24 min
As we wait for an update to the SWTOR roadmap, I take look at the state of the old Roadmap. Also this week, I reached out to players to see what approach they take when creating new characters. I discuss the results in the show. Finally, many of o…
52: We’re Now a Part of the Tribe!
Sep 12, 2017 • 27 min
This week I’m excited to announce that I’m now officially part of the Star Wars: The Old Republic Influencer Program. I’ll talk about what it is, what it’s not and what it means for you. Also this week I unlocked the Umbara stronghold. I’ll tell you all…
51: It’s Time for the Alliance to End!
Sep 5, 2017 • 26 min
This week I talk about server issues, Game Update 5.4, and the Crisis on Umbara story. Warning it’s full of spoilers.
50: The State of Dark vs. Light
Aug 15, 2017 • 24 min
Game Update 5.4 goes live on August 22nd. I recap some of the features coming in this next patch. Also this week I take a look at the state of the Dark vs. Light system. Finally, I talk about melee classes, the Darth Hexid companion, and trying to stay …
49: The Return of Darth Malgus?
Aug 8, 2017 • 23 min
This week the State of the Old Republic Podcast turns one (Yay for me!) To celebrate I present to you a regular old show where I talk about upcoming changes to Unassembled Components. I also talk more about server merges. I take a look at the state of C…
48: Podcasting with Shintar
Aug 1, 2017 • 65 min
This week I’m joined by special guest Shintar. We talk about her blog, Going Commando, and her popular video series Pugging with Shintar. We also discuss a variety of topics including changes to Unassembled Components and Bolster, Master Mode Ops dro…
47: Anarchy and Mischief and Umbara, Oh My!
Jul 25, 2017 • 26 min
This week Keith Kanneg revealed details on Game Update 5.4. I’ll review what to expect from Crisis on Umbara. The focus on group content has some people asking if Star Wars: The Old Republic is still a solo friendly game. Of course, it is and I’ll te…
46: Swtorista’s SWTOR Academy
Jul 18, 2017 • 56 min
This week I’m joined by special guest Swtorista as she and I discuss her famous SWTOR Academy. We also talk about the Manaan Stronghold, the Aivela and Esne fight, and we share our thoughts on the recent Tunings, Crystals, and legacy weapons.
45: Just Die Casual
Jul 10, 2017 • 29 min
This week Game Update 5.3 goes live. I review the patch notes and give you details on the new stronghold, Ops boss, and class changes. Mercenaries and Commandos are among the disciplines getting nerfed. For those of you sticking with those after 5.3,…
44: Storming the Castle
Jul 4, 2017 • 28 min
This week, things boiled over on the forums as a post about Valkorian’s master plan clashed with another topic about feedback and criticism. I’ll talk about why you don’t need to storm the castle to provide negative feedback. Also this week Game Upda…
43: If You Played on Harbinger You’d be in a Warzone Now!
Jun 27, 2017 • 29 min
This week Bad Feeling Podcast did an interview with Keith Kanneg. I’ll share my thoughts on what Keith had to say about planning the roadmap, server merges, and class balance. Also this week, SWTOR’s main forum topic was Feedback. I’ll discuss what E…
42: Many Credits Died to Bring Me This Companion
Jun 20, 2017 • 30 min
This week I talk about the Nightlife Event, Bioware’s class balance philosophy, Arsenal/Gunnery nerfs, Master mode Ops loot, and a variety of other topics.
41: Server Merges and Class Changes
Jun 12, 2017 • 32 min
This week I review the patch notes for Game Update 5.2.2. I talk about server merges and the first round of class changes. I also discuss returning versus new companions. Finally this week I talk about a commonly asked question, “Do the developers play …
40: The Summer of SWTOR
Jun 6, 2017 • 29 min
The Summer of SWTOR begins on June 13th. I’ll recap some of the features coming in Game Update 5.2.2. Also this week, I talk about Keith’s responses to feedback on the Roadmap. Finally this week, I talk about Cartel Market Certificates and what can be d…
39: Keith Takes us on a Roaaaad Trip!
Jun 1, 2017 • 31 min
Only two topics this week, the Producer’s Roadmap and more newbie PvP Tips. Also, a reminder that Corellian Run Radio is holding a writing contest. Check out their site for details.
38: Attack of the Premades
May 23, 2017 • 29 min
This week I give an update on the Producer’s Roadmap, talk about the possibility of a Manaan Stronghold, discuss premade groups in PvP, and talk about min/maxing Tier 4.
37: Silver is the New Bronze
May 16, 2017 • 25 min
This week I discuss changes to Cartel packs, weapons in the Outfit Designer, and features coming in Game Update 5.2.2.
36: PvP, Data-Mining, and Datacrons
May 9, 2017 • 27 min
This week I talk about my journey into PvP. I also take a look at some interesting data-mined information. Finally this week, I took a break from Galactic Command to complete my datacron achievement. For more information on this episode be sure to vi…
35: Ops Loot, PvP and Producer’s Roadmap
May 2, 2017 • 26 min
This week I talk about the current state of loot dropped in Veteran and Master Mode Operations. Also, say what you will about Galactic Command, but it’s gotten me out of my comfort zone and into PvP and GSF. Finally this week, I share my thoughts on…
34: Iokath, Dailies and Tyth - Oh My!
Apr 25, 2017 • 32 min
Game Update 5.2 went live this week. I’ll give you my thoughts on the story (spoiler free), the new daily area, Tyth and more.
33: Ain’t No Party Like a SWTOR Party!
Apr 18, 2017 • 28 min
This week I talk about Star Wars Celebration and the amazing Cantina Tour put on by BioWare. Also, a beloved character from the Old Republic almost became canon. I’ll talk about who it was.
32: 5.2 Delays, Dev Livestream, and KOTOR Rumors
Apr 11, 2017 • 28 min
This week I talk about the delay to Game Update 5.2, the developer live stream, and rumors about KOTOR.
31: Getting Ready for Game Update 5.2!
Apr 4, 2017 • 26 min
Game Update 5.2 releases on April 11th. This week I recap all of the features and changes coming in this update.
30: Surviving SWCO
Mar 28, 2017 • 29 min
It’s a slow news week for SWTOR so I give you some tips for surviving Star Wars: Celebration Orlando. I do talk some SWTOR as look at accessing Iokath in 5.2, and I talk about the state of Courting gifts for romance companions.
29: Show Me The Credits!
Mar 21, 2017 • 33 min
After leveling seven toons from 65 to 70 this weekend, I examine if Knights of the Eternal Throne is alt. friendly. Also this week, a player named SWTOR Vega wrote and excellent guide to making credits in KOTET. I review some of his tips and relate it t…
28: My SWTOR Leveling Experiment
Mar 14, 2017 • 31 min
This week I talk about some CXP nerfs to Galactic Command content and the direct sale of the Unstable Arbiter’s Lightsaber. I also talk about a leveling experiment I did to see how close I could emulate the leveling experience that existed at launch.
27: We’ll Always Have Taris
Mar 7, 2017 • 27 min
This week I talk about Galactic Command changes coming in Game Update 5.2. This includes new Tier 4 gear, changes to loot crates, and boss drops from Operations. Additionally, I talk about a recent change to the Victorious Pioneer’s armor set, and I…
26: My Journey Through Galactic Command
Feb 21, 2017 • 28 min
This week I talk about my journey through Galactic Command as I reach rank 300. I also talk about the possibility of new command ranks in Game Update 5.2, and I discuss the current state of leveling in The Old Republic.
25: Racing Through Galactic Command
Feb 14, 2017 • 23 min
This week I talk about the Galactic Command CXP event and my race from Tier 1 to Tier 3. Now that I’ve received all my Tier 1 and Tier 2 crates I share my thoughts on RNG loot.
24: Who’s Down With CXP? This Whole Party!
Feb 7, 2017 • 29 min
This week I talk about the recent CXP changes, how to apply for the Game Update 5.2 PTS, and I do a deep-dive on Chapter IV - Where Dreams Die.
23: Kneel Before the Dragon of Zakuul!
Jan 31, 2017 • 37 min
This week I talk about the new Operation, story line and daily area coming in Game Update 5.2. I also continue my Knights of the Eternal Throne chapter deep dives with Chapter III - Dark Reunions.
22: GC Changes - Better or Different?
Jan 23, 2017 • 32 min
This week Game Update 5.1 goes live and with it comes major changes to Galactic Command. I discuss the good and bad of the Galactic Command changes. I also talk about an article from Massively OP on the idea of a ‘new adversary’ for future SWTOR stories.
21: It’s Minister Lorman! Minister Lorman!
Jan 17, 2017 • 31 min
This week I discuss the BioWare’s official response to the Fractured Uprising bug. I examine the origins of the Hammerhead Corvettes in Rogue One. Finally, I continue my Knights of the Eternal Throne deep dive with Chapter II - Run for the Shadows.
20: Producer’s Live Stream and Wrath and Ruin Deep Dive
Jan 10, 2017 • 35 min
This week I talk about the producer’s live stream held on January 5th. I also start my Knights of the Eternal Throne story deep dive with Chapter I - Wrath and Ruin.
19: SWTOR 2016 - A Year in Review
Jan 3, 2017 • 30 min
This week I take look back that year SWTOR had in 2016. Also, I talk about the passing of Carrie Fisher and how fans honored her in the Old Republic.
18: A Journey Back to 2011
Dec 27, 2016 • 26 min
Star Wars: The Old Republic celebrates its 5-year anniversary. I look back at the months leading up to and following its release. I also look at group content and talk about why it’s needed in SWTOR.
17: The Great Compromise of 2016
Dec 20, 2016 • 26 min
This week I cover the changes coming to Galactic Command in Game Update 5.1. I also share some spoiler-free thoughts on Rogue One.
16: Living Tuesday to Tuesday
Dec 13, 2016 • 31 min
This week I cover the latest Producer’s Livestream, give further thoughts on Galactic Command, and get into the Knights of the Eternal Throne Story.
15: KOTET’s Second Act
Dec 6, 2016 • 32 min
Knights of the Eternal Throne finally launches. I give you my spoiler-free thoughts on the story. I also give you my initial impression of Galactic Command, Uprisings, and Crew Skills.
14: Story Time With Charles Boyd
Nov 21, 2016 • 35 min
This week I look at the new teaser trailer, the story live stream, A Mother’s Hope by Drew Karpyshyn. I also talk companion and command crates, and I give you my final thoughts on Knights of the Eternal Throne.
13: Uprisings, Comms, and Class Changes
Nov 15, 2016 • 32 min
This week I talk more about Uprisings, give advice for spending comms, and I take a look at some of the class changes for Knights of the Eternal Throne.
12: Repeatable Story Chapters
Nov 9, 2016 • 35 min
This week I talk about repeatable story chapters coming in Knights of the Eternal Throne, and which chapters I like and which ones I don’t.
11: Comms, Crafting, and Uprisings
Nov 1, 2016 • 27 min
This week I talk about conversion rates for Comms and Crystals. I also talk about crafting gear in Knights of the Eternal Throne, and I give you details on the new 4-man content, Uprisings.
10: Nexu and Akk Dogs Living Together
Oct 25, 2016 • 37 min
This week I talk about game update 4.7.3, the fallout from the Galactic Command System announcements, and details on the new Dark v. Light system.
9: The Galactic Command System
Oct 18, 2016 • 34 min
This week I cover details on the new Galactic Command System coming in Knights of the Eternal Throne.
8: Knights of the Eternal Throne Unveiled
Oct 11, 2016 • 36 min
This week I review the Knights of the Eternal Throne cinematic and go over all the details for the expansion revealed on October 7th.
7: The Subscription Gambit
Oct 4, 2016 • 32 min
This week I examine the teaser for the KotET cinematic, talk about what to expect from the New York Cantina tour, and I take look back at KotFE.
6: It Came From the Forums
Sep 27, 2016 • 33 min
This week I take to the forums and look at what Eric Musco has to say about stats on crystals, class weapons in Knights of the Eternal Throne, and the possibility of advanced class swapping in the next expansion. Also in this episode, I talk about a …
5: A Day in the Life of HK-55
Sep 14, 2016 • 33 min
This week I share some thoughts on what Eric Musco had to say about communication and I review the HK-55 chapter, The Shroud of Memory. Episode 5 was originally recorded on September 14, 2016.
4: A New Class in KOTET?
Sep 7, 2016 • 28 min
This week I take a look at some data-mined information for Knights of the Eternal Throne. Bioware released five music tracks from the game. I talk about the Victorious Pioneer’s Armor Set. Finally, I explore the possibility of a new class in Knights of …
3: A Week Late and a Credit Short
Aug 30, 2016 • 29 min
This week I talk about the HK-55 Bonus Chapter, A call for playtesters by BioWare, Leaked music for Knights of the Eternal Throne, and the Dark v. Light event.
2: This Doesn’t Feel Like Winning
Aug 16, 2016 • 30 min
This week we talk about the early release of Game Update 4.7, the Producer’s Live Stream, and we review Chapter XVI: The Battle of Odessen.
1: Here Goes Nothing
Aug 5, 2016 • 30 min
Welcome to the inaugural episode of the State Of The Old Republic Podcast (SOTOR). In this first episode, we cover the latest new surrounding SWTOR. This includes information on the upcoming Knights of the Eternal Throne expansion, the New Pack Opening …