SWTOR Jedi Consular Companions - List and Guide of the Consular's Class CompanionsSWTOR Jedi Consular CompanionsJedi Consular in SWTOR encompasses the two arts of Sage and Shadow. You start the Consular class story on Tython in the same place as Jedi Knights. As your story moves on, and you explore more and mor...
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I Don't Have Three Hands - What I am Keeping and What I'm DroppingI Don't Have Three HandsA few days ago, I had three drinks I needed to carry up to my office. I took one drink in each hand and told my three-year-old daughter I would be popping down for the last one. Her response to most s...
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SWTOR Beginners Guides by Fibro JediSWTOR Beginners Guides by FJIf you're a new SWTOR player, or returning to the game after a long break, then I have posts to help you. Although my health forced me to have a break for a good chunk of lock-down, I am now planning ...
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SWTOR Personal Conquests - What are they and how do I complete one?Personal Conquest in SWTOR: Get Rewarded Simply by Playing the Game!The last few SWTOR patches (at the time of writing) brought updates to the Conquests System in the game. Importantly, Personal Conquests had a huge overhaul, making them accessible to all players. Y...
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Is End-Game in SWTOR Game Over for Solo Players?Is End-Game in SWTOR Game Over for the Solo Player?As many of you are aware, although I play three MMOs, I rarely engage in group content. I love the worlds gaming companies have made for us, the storylines and the characters I create. Playing online ...
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SWTOR Bounty Contract Week 2020 - How to Get Started, and the BBA Rewards AvailableSWTOR Bounty Contract Week Event Guide (Part 1)SWTOR's Bounty Contract Week Event calls people of all races and professions to be a Bounty Hunter for week. The Galaxy is full of criminals (just ask a Smuggler) but some are far worse than others. T...
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SWTOR Rakghoul Resurgence Event Guide, Missions and RewardsSWTOR Rakghoul Resurgence Event GuideI figured it was time to turn some of my experience in writing event guides and pour that love onto SWTOR. It just happened that the first SWTOR Event that appeared after this decision was Rakghoul Re...
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How to Make Gaming Animated GIFs for FreeHow to Make Gaming Emote Animated GIFs for FreeGaming, especially MMOs, is not simply a beginning to end playthrough. The mere act of playing online gives you the chance to interact with other players and with NPCs in the world your character live...
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SWTOR Makeb GSI Missions - Guide and MapSWTOR Makeb GSI Missions GuideOne of my favourite planets in SWTOR is Makeb. It's sunny, picturesque and the music is relaxing. Although it has a few weekly Heroic Missions, once you've done Rise of the Hutt Cartel, there's little...
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The Possession Obsession - a History of Possession and Mind Control in SWTORThe Possession Obsession
A History of Possession and Mind-Control in SWTOR
When I recently completed the Imperial storyline for Onslaught, I was hit with a dawning realisation; throughout the various stories of Star Wars: The Old Republic, the themes of possession and mind-c...
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SWTOR Gathering Crew Skills Guide - by CelynTheRavenSWTOR Gathering Guide - How & Where to Gather Crafting Materials
by CelynTheRaven
FJ: I am so pleased to welcome @celyntheraven to the FJ blog! She has put together an awesome SWTOR Gathering Crew Skills Guide. So whether you are a beginner to SWTOR, or need a refresher, I hope you...
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SWTOR Onslaught Expansion ReviewSWTOR Onslaught Expansion Review - Galactic War IgnitesAfter having had a huge, prolonged Fibromyalgia crash, I have only recently finished the SWTOR Onslaught expansion. From patch 6.0, the early signs from Jedi Under Siege explode into full space and gr...
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SWTOR Life Day Event Guide 2019. What is Life Day and How Do I Get the Rewards?SWTOR Life Day Event - Your Celebration Guide!Let the Fleet Ships be decorated, festive music play and Dromund Kaas and Coruscant descend into snow-filled anarchy: Life Day is here! The Galaxy may be gearing up for war, or Malgus may be trying hi...
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Making Sense of Nautolan and Twi'lek Skin Colours in SWTORMaking Sense of Nautolan and Twi'lek Skin Colours in SWTORKnots In the Character Creator: Slicing Through a FewAh, the SWTOR character creator - the gateway to altomania. And, of course, the first experience every player has when launching The Old Republic...
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Sage in the Dark - Female Chiss Jedi Consular Outfit for SWTORSage in the Dark - Black and Red Jedi Consular SWTOR OutfitNot all Jedi are do-gooders, at least by the Jedi Code description anyway. This is the case with my Chiss Jedi Sage, core name Khalida, which incidentally means "eternal". She's aggressive, a little a...
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SWTOR Character Panel Guide for BeginnersHow to Make the Most of the SWTOR Character PanelOver the last few months I've been systematically working through various aspects of the SWTOR Character Panel. From this UI element, you can improve your gear, understand your role in combat, create ...
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Positive Life Lessons in Games - a Gamer's Perspective24 Positive Life Lessons from Gaming in MMOsIt comes in waves, but gaming rarely gets positive media attention. Whether it's the latest in the lootbox saga or games being blamed for allegedly altering human behaviour, the perception being publi...
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SWTOR Force Alignment: Are you Dark, Light or Neutral? And why do Non-Forcies have an alignment?Force Alignment in SWTOR: What is it and How Do You Influence it?The Force, along with the powers it gives, has always been a key part in the Star Wars Universe. Through the Force, people can jump unnatural distances, see things before they happen and shoot Force L...
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How to Make Mara Jade Skywalker in SWTORHow to Make Mara Jade Skywalker in SWTORWhile I have only read a tiny fraction of what is called the Expanded Universe in Star Wars literature, the characters that capture my imagination the most are not the 'canon' ones from the movies. Ta...
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SWTOR Beginners Guide to Imperial and Republic Fleet, Services and Vendors. Includes Maps! Updated for Patch 6.0.SWTOR Imperial and Republic Fleet MapsWhen your character leaves their starter planets, the first place you come to is the Imperial or Republic Fleet. You may be tempted to run straight for the shuttle to Coruscant or Dromund Kaas, but if...
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SWTOR Security Key Set Up with Authy (No Mobile App)SWTOR Security Key - How to Set It Up With AuthyProtecting your logins and information online is becoming one of the key issues of our generation. It is partly service providers' responsibility (like SWTOR) and partly ours too. With this in mind, h...
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Defender of the Free - SWTOR Jedi Shadow OutfitDefender of the Free - SWTOR Jedi Shadow OutfitThe Jedi are often sent to the front line in the fight against the Empire. Jedi Shadows sneak behind enemy lines to do as much damage as possible. But does the Republic consider what happens once the ...
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SWTOR Character Combat Stats Guide for BeginnersSWTOR Character Combat Stats GuideIn my next SWTOR Beginners' Guide, I want to cover the last major part of the Character Panel - that of all those numbers! SWTOR Combat Stats can be confusing simply because there are so many. For the...
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Golden Gun - SWTOR Chiss Bounty Hunter OutfitGolden Gun - SWTOR Chiss Bounty Hunter OutfitIn this, the second of my SWTOR Outfits, I wanted to feature a challenge set to me by a friend: to create an outfit for a Chiss based on colours from Chiss culture. So this is my Bounty Hunter Sojourn...
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SWTOR Play Your Way - Gearing under Spoils of War and AccessibilitySWTOR Play Your Way - My Accessibility Hopes for Spoils of WarWith the upcoming expansion to Star Wars: The Old Republic comes a huge set of changes to how gearing in SWTOR works. Which means I'll have to update my blog post on the subject! But until then I want...
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The Black-Clad Warrior - SWTOR OutfitThe Black-Clad Warrior - SWTOR OutfitBeing a Light Side Sith Warrior is not an easy role to play. You must defend the Empire and ensure its citizens still respect the strength and authority of the Sith, while not compromising on your own...
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SWTOR Level Sync 2 Proposal - flaws in the current system, Level Sync stats and changes I'd like to seeSWTOR Level Sync 2 - Digging into the Current System for ImprovementsLevel Sync in SWTOR was introduced towards the end of 2015 with multiple knock-on effects across the galaxy. XP could be gained for doing any missions anywhere and rewards were scaled accordingly. I d...
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SWTOR's New Gear Preview Window - Making the most of it for your outfitsSWTOR's New Gear Preview WindowOne of the most exciting changes to SWTOR this year, for me personally, was the introduction of a new gear preview window. Maybe others had higher priorities! However, the previous gear and outfit win...
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Why do Men Play Females in MMOs and other Games? And why do I?Why Do Men Play Female Characters in MMOs? Why Do I and Does it Really Matter?I wish I could remember where I first saw this. An in-joke in online gaming is that MMORPG is an acronym which stands for: Many Men Online Role-Playing as Girls! I even saw in a game-wide chat people ...
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SWTOR Free-to-Play Review Guide - start playing SWTOR for Free!SWTOR Free-to-Play (F2P) ReviewLaunched in December 2011, Star Wars: The Old Republic brought to gamers an online Star Wars experience based a few thousand years before the events of the movies. Known by the acronym SWTOR, this MMO...
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Beginners guide to making cosmetic outfits in SWTORHow To Make Outfits in SWTOR: A Guide for BeginnersWelcome to my beginner's guide to making outfits in Star Wars: The Old Republic. Today we'll be looking at the next part of the Character Panel, the Outfits tab. If you're new to the game, you may ha...
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A Beginners Guide to Gearing Yourself in SWTORSWTOR Gearing: A Beginners Guide2021: While this SWTOR gearing guide is still relevant for current times, there are some older systems references that need changing, and more information given based on newer content. On top of tha...
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SWTOR Jedi Under Siege on Ossus - Who to Support, Empire or Republic?SWTOR Jedi Under Siege - How I Chose Who to SupportSWTOR's Jedi Under Siege started a brand-new storyline, one which re-ignites the war between The Empire and the Galactic Republic. Although it has been some time since Ossus was released to players, I...
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SWTOR - Hoth GSI Missions Guide - includes videosSWTOR Hoth GSI Missions GuideWelcome to the back of beyond - also known as Hoth! Even on this snowball, Galactic Solutions Industries has research to do. And, of course, you've been coopeted to do that research. So here's my SWTO...
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SWTOR Alderaan GSI Missions Guide / WalkthroughSWTOR Alderaan GSI Missions GuideWelcome to my guide for the Alderaan GSI Missions in SWTOR! I really enjoy the tasks given to you by Galactic Solutions Industries here, especially digging up and testing ancient Killik weapons. But t...
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How Do I Increase SWTOR Companion Influence? Here's my Guide!SWTOR Companion InfluenceWelcome to my first SWTOR Guide in a very long time! This is the first, in what I hope to be, a long series of guides aimed at beginners or new players of Star Wars: The Old Republic. This one covers ...
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SWTOR Artwork Commissions by Fiona Eaton aka GlorfinniellSWTOR Artwork Commissions by Fiona Eaton aka GlorfinniellOne of the aspects to have developed in recent years by players of Star Wars: The Old Republic is turning characters into SWTOR Artwork. Sometimes these develop as part of a character's journey and ot...
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SWTOR - A Traitor Among the Chiss on Copero - Solo Flashpoint Walk-throughTraitor Among the Chiss on Copero - Solo Flashpoint WalkthroughFollowing sometime after Crisis on Umbara, A Traitor Among the Chiss sees the Theron Shan saga continue. We discover a bit more about Theron's plan, who he is allied with and gain an idea about how he...
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14 Ways to Enjoy SWTOR with Low/No Combat14 Ways to Enjoy SWTOR With Little or No CombatTo anyone who has followed my tweets or blog posts here, you'll be aware that gaming and Fibromyalgia can be a tough mix. Multi-tasking, button mashing, intense fight scenes and stressful timed missio...
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SWTOR Manaan Stronghold Tour - Video and Pictorial Guide!SWTOR Manaan Stronghold Tour - Video and Pictorial Guide!Selkath, the Order of Shaasa and secretive Revanite underwater laboratories. That's how the planet of Manaan was first introduced to us during the Shadow of Revan expansion pack. I always thought that...
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SWTOR Crisis on Umbara FlashpointCrisis on Umbara - What's Theron Shan Really Up to?Following on from the War on Iokath (which I've yet to write about for various reasons), Crisis on Umbara a new Flashpoint from SWTOR, picks up a thread left 'hanging' on Iokath. During your attempt t...
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Fibromyalgia: The Reason my SWTOR Content Has Slowed DownFibromyalgia: The Reason My SWTOR Content Has Slowed DownIt has been some time since I produced any meaningful content about Star Wars: The Old Republic. Aside from my usual approach of "don't blog unless you have something to say" principle, there are othe...
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How to take stunning Aerial Screenshots in SWTORHow to Take Stunning Aerial Screenshots in SWTORTaking and sharing screenshots and videos of time in a computer game is part of what makes a gaming community tick. Seeing worlds from other people's eyes, seeing and hearing their characters engage i...
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Credit Selling Mail SPAM in SWTOR - How should it be tackled?Credit-Selling Mail Spam in SWTOR - What Should Be Done About It?Where there are people willing to pay for a shortcut, you will always find others who are willing to provide that shortcut. From pyramid programmes to get-rich-quick schemes, the lure of being wealthy...
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SWTOR vs LOTRO (Part 2) - What LotRO Could Learn from SWTORSWTOR vs LotRO (Part 2) - What LotRO Could Learn from SWTORTo ensure perfect balance this is the second half of my SWTOR vs LotRO posts - you can find the first half here. Although two very distinct games, The Lord of the Rings Online, and Star Wars: The Old ...
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SWTOR vs LOTRO (Part 1) What SWTOR Could Learn from LOTROSWTOR vs LOTRO (Part 1) - What SWTOR Could Learn from LOTROFor a wee while now I have been playing two MMOs: SWTOR (Star Wars: The Old Republic) and LotRO (The Lord of the Rings Online). While there are certain similarities in the games - UI set-up, key featu...
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How to save credits (spend less credits) in SWTOR19 Ways to Save Credits in SWTOR - Start Saving Today!In life there are two ways to improve your financial situation; increase your earnings or decrease your spending. The ideal is doing some of both. In the age of credit sellers, GTN Monopolies and thos...
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Fibro Jedi's YouTube ChannelFibro Jedi YouTube Channel PlanThis is just a quick post from FJ HQ to Ask for your input, please!After a recent poll of my Twitter followers (and thanks to RTs, non-followers) about what you'd like to see on the Fibro Jedi You...
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#SWTORfamily - Put the Community Before Features in SWTOR#SWTORfamily: What Should SWTOR Be About? Community.If you read Twitter or the Support Forums on SWTOR.com, you would think the game was all about what each player wants and why isn't BioWare delivering their every whim? These people forget that the na...
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The Ghiran Legacy on SWTOR (Shadowlands)The Ghiran Legacy on SWTORI thought I would start to give a bit of background to various creations I have on SWTOR. I will also begin to add Character Biographies over time. So, I will start with The Ghiran Legacy, which is on...
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