Tatooine Is a Hellish Desert Nightmare

“I don’t like sand. It’s course, and rough, and irritating, and it gets everywhere.” – Anakin So I started playing The Old Republic Online again, and by the time I got to Tatooine, having leveled my character up to about level 40, remembered why I stopped in the first place. But before I get into … Continue reading Tatooine Is a Hellish Desert Nightmare

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Do Bith Speak Basic? Exploring the Use of Language in the Old Republic

Who speaks Galactic Basic and who doesn’t? It seems like a boring, mundane question, but in a world full of various cultures and species, language is obviously important. Whose languages are being spoken and understood, and by whom? Where are our expectations met and where are we surprised by language in the games? How do … Continue reading Do Bith Speak Basic? Exploring the Use of Language in the Old Republic