[Art] May the Fourth Be With You

Kazta has no use for the Force, so I drew the Grumpy Cats instead!

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[Art] Xarlo

 

Trying to do more digital art, here’s my Cathar Jedi, Xarlo – but with a tail.

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[Art] Xarlo

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Just a quickie of my cat Jedi, Xarlo. It occurred to me while watching the movie (again) that people might associate his cool o-name with Kylo’s, and that makes him a grumpy cat.

Also I really enjoy drawing Cathar, they are fun!

 

[Story] Transmissions

[[ Just some short SWTOR stuff, letters between Mr Hare’s Smuggler and my Jedi. Hopefully leading into a storyline! ]]

XXXXXEncrypted MessageXXXXX
Origin: Unknown

Zamarra;

I got in touch with one of my contacts, and being as small a galaxy it is, she knew your brother.  She didn’t have much to say, but the last she had seen him was on Alderaan.  He was researching (what exactly she didn’t know, or at least didn’t tell me).  This was close to when Zakuul invaded, so it was a while ago.  Fortunately it appears he left before there were any hostilities, and he was in sound health when she last saw him.  At least that was some good news, though it is old.

I will be of the grid for a while.  Apparently asking around about your brother brought on a bit of heat.  Kind of need to disappear, for a week or two…maybe three.

Please be careful, not sure what all is going on, but I don’t want you in any trouble.  Kind of care about you, ya know?

Kif

XXXXXEnd MessageXXXXX

——-

Greetings Kif,

What do you mean, some trouble? What sort of things has he gotten mixed up in? What was he doing on Alderaan? I have so many questions. I am relieved that he is alive — or he was, at least. I like to believe that I would feel it if he wasn’t, I know it’s possible when there is a strong bond between people. But we’ve been apart more than we’ve been together, all of those years. It seems so unfair to find him only to lose him again. Did your contact see anyone with him? Any of his crew, or apprentice?

I hope this message will reach you before you go dark. If not, it will be waiting and you know where I can be found. I wish I could say that I could continue my studies in the meantime, but I expect I will be too distracted for that, so perhaps meditations would help. You never know, maybe they would help you as well.

Your friend,
~Zamarra

[Screenshots] SWTOR Space Kitties

I realized I hadn’t posted any pictures of the space cats yet. Unfortunately I’m not able to get screenshots during any of the cut scenes, which is where all of the good story stuff takes place. I’m not sure if this is intentional or not, but it’s been this way since back when I first leveled Malavar several years back.

But, here’s some of them just standing around. They don’t give out level 50 armor sets anymore, so they’re still in ugly leveling greens. They still have 10 more levels to go, but level 50 marks the end of the main class storyline anyway, so that’s what I’m aiming for on all the alts.

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Xarlo is my Jedi Knight, the one I really wanted to be a cat! I’ve actually not finished up his last story quest yet, as he hit 50 before that. As fun as he is to play, the storyline isn’t super memorable just yet, but as I said, it’s not done yet.

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Tirzo is my Bounty Hunter, and Xarlo’s deadbeat dad. He knows that Xarlo exists, and is a Jedi, but doesn’t know too much more than that. Maybe someday I’ll write them! In SWTOR the classes are mirrors of each other, and Bounty Hunter is the Imperial mirror of Trooper. Their abilities do the same things, but have different names and sometimes different animations. For example Kazta’s close-range channeled ability is a pulse cannon, while Tirzo’s is a flame thrower. But they do the same thing. And my favorite is his AoE where he uses his jetpack to lift off the ground, called “Death from Above” 😀 I really enjoyed the Act 1 storyline, but 3 wasn’t really what I’d imagined for him. It was okay, but I still like Trooper a lot more. I’m not really fond of his companions, aside from Blizz the Jawa.

Not sure who I’m leveling next, the Operative and Smuggler both struggle to kill stuff alone, so maybe my Sith Warrior.

[Screenshots] Space Cats

I’d planned to get a lot further on double XP weekend, but at least they’re both in their 20s now. The login page said it was until the 24th… guess they meant midnight on the 24th. Oh well. My Jedi finally has a proper robe — Zamarra never got a hood because of her lekku.

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[Screenshots] SWTOR – Zamarra

Another one at 50! Zamarra was actually my first SWTOR character, but the class has pretty much been a big disappointment. I kind of lost interest in her when I found out I couldn’t romance the hot alien sniper (Zenith) and most of the other companions annoy me a lot. She’s also had a really tough time questing on her own, especially compared to my other two, so that killed a lot of my interest too.  And her storyline is pretty snoozy, it didn’t keep my interest at all.

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I tried a bunch of times to get a picture of her level 50 starter Space Pope armor, but screenshots randomly weren’t working, even after I relogged :/