Battle of Kyhlo in Guild Wars 2

Episode 18: Do these guys take a breath?

 

Battle of Kyhlo in Guild Wars 2
Battle of Kyhlo in Guild Wars 2

Back from a long break (thanks to Drew teaching a summer class), we talk changes and expansions coming to Star Trek Online, World of Warcraft, Archeage, Wildstar, and SWTOR! Welcome to Casual Core Radio, where we always promise to have a new episode, SOON(™), reserved, copyright, service mark.

MMO News

WoW Legion
http://www.chinatopix.com/articles/62800/20150823/world-of-warcraft.htm

Final Fantasy 14 reaches 5 million players
http://www.pcgamer.com/final-fantasy-xiv-has-5-million-registered-accounts/

SWTOR Livestream – KotFE details!
http://www.swtor.com/community/showthread.php?p=8396041#edit8396041

WildStar F2P Closed Beta
http://www.wildstar-online.com/uk/news/2015-08-11-closed-beta-testing-commencing-now/

Also, WildStar China is starting off well…
https://twitter.com/DapperDonatelli/status/628488870598975488/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc^tfw

The reason the game needs FTP:
http://massivelyop.com/2015/07/31/guild-wars-2-is-up-again-wildstar-is-down-again-in-ncsofts-2015-q2-financial-report/

Funcom is for sale
http://www.funcom.com/investors/update_on_lego_minifigures_online_and_the_financial_situation_of_the_compan
http://www.vg247.com/2015/08/11/age-of-conan-secret-world-dev-funcom-up-for-sale/

Crowfall talks Crowd Control
http://news.mmosite.com/content/2015-08-20/crowfall_team_shared_their_ideas_on_crowd_control.shtml

Star Trek Online announces Season 11: New Dawn (aka “More Picard, Less Kirk”)
http://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/9488023

ArcheAge – Xfers coming with 2.0, free transfers through 9/4.
http://www.trionworlds.com/archeage/en/2015/08/14/server-transfers-evolutions-everything-you-need-to-know/

MMO Community

XamXam’s analysis of the KotFE trailer: http://www.xamxamsays.com/swtor-kotfe-become-the-outlander-gameplay-trailer-analysis/

Wildstar’s surprisingly awesome RP

www.wildstar-roleplay.com

STO Foundry “Effect, then Cause”
@RogueEnterprise

Unholy alliance podcast

KatiaRacer Wildstar plot

Shout out to Doom Kitty (@doomkittyentity), Mayor Dasmoose (@mayordasmoose), and Kelzam (@clchaotix)

Special Topic: Time Travel

Let’s talk about the different ways Time Travel has been done in MMOs.

http://www.engadget.com/2014/05/10/perfect-ten-great-mmo-time-travel-adventures/

TSW – The Haunting, The Last Train To Cairo (Issue 6 story arc), The Darkness War

STO – The Night of the Comet, Iconian story arc, (Foundry mission: Effect, Then Cause)

Rift – Defiant tutorial

LOTRO flashbacks

GW2 chronomancer

https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Chronomancer

WoW TimeWalking, Caverns of Time

 

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