Author: Soeren Kamper

The Ultimate Guide on How to Start a Brand Ambassador Program

A program that standardizes the way your company works with individual ambassadors is called a brand ambassador program. It’s usually based on the goal of increasing sales, driving conversions, or building brand awareness. An ambassador will promote your brand to their social network. This can be done online or in-person at a trade show. Typically, it’s a blend of both. Brand ambassador programs are usually invite-only for smaller companies. More prominent brands have begun using informal programs or holding contests to find their next brand ambassadors. Brand ambassadors are generally more long-term than short-term partnerships, so it’s essential to equip them with new product details. This will give them more reasons to share your brand. Brand ambassadors have worked with your company for years. These ambassadors represent your brand and serve as an extension of your philosophy and values in different ways. How do you find them? You can manually…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insight: Lord Vader

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Lord Vader.   Check i out. Anakin has fallen! In his place Lord Vader has risen and is ready to bring peace to his new Empire by any means necessary. Red tape? He’ll cut through that! Bureaucracy? He’ll cut through that! Guards at the Jedi Temple? He’ll [REDACTED BY ORDER OF THE EMPIRE]. UNIT NAME: Lord VaderALIGNMENT: Dark SideCATEGORIES: Galactic Legend, Dark Side, Attacker, Leader, Empire, SithLegendary Sith Lord who utilizes the actions of others to empower his own potential and is not to be underestimated. ABILITIES: Ultimate: END OF THE GALACTIC REPUBLICDescription: Requires at least 65% Ultimate Charge to activate. Ultimate Charge: Lord Vader gains Ultimate Charge when he uses Dark Harbinger and when debuffed Dark Side allies receive damage he gains 2% Ultimate Charge, increased to 3% if that ally was an Unaligned Force User. Lord…

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The Most Expensive Stars Wars Memorabilia Ever Sold

When George Lucas agreed to write and direct Star Wars in the 1970s at a smaller fee in exchange for 100% rights to merchandising. He took the gamble, and it paid off because Star Wars became a global phenomenon. The income from toys inspired by a galaxy that exists so far away turned Lucas into a multi-billionaire. In 2012, he sold his company to Disney, and the company now controls Star Wars toys, spinoffs, video games, and sequels. Specific top-rated Star Wars action figures fetch unbelievable amounts in the resale market. Their high prices put them out of reach of ordinary people, but maybe lucky winners of the Michigan lottery could afford these items. So, what are the most expensive pieces of Star Wars memorabilia? Here are the top six: 6. Jawa figure with a vinyl cape Cost: 16,500 USD What makes this Jawa figurine unique is its cape. This would have…

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SWTOR Behind the Scenes Look at : System Design

Systems Designer on Star Wars: The Old Republic Bryant Wood wrote up an article on the games system design. Systems Design on SWTOR is the connective tissue between the amazing parts of the game. We develop what are known as game loops. You can think of game loops as repeating tours through parts of the game; like a Daily Area, your Weekly Conquest, or the path to item rating 306. These loops allow players to create and complete goals, engage and interact with other members of the community, and experience the cool things the team has made! The Systems team works to ensure invested effort and time surrounding the player experience are appropriately balanced. A key component of these loops are goals. When you log into SWTOR, there is something that players are hoping to accomplish. For some players it’s to experience an epic story, with them at the center. Others…

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SWTOR In-Game Events for September 2021

Here are the ingame events for Star Wars: The old republic for the month of September 2021 Rakghoul Resurgence on AlderaanDate: September 7 – September 14, 2021 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 5:00AM PST/12:00PM GMT)Requirement: Levels 25+ The Hyland Organization for Rakghoul Neutralization (T.H.O.R.N.) has issued an official level-2 emergency alert concerning an outbreak of the Rakghoul plague on Alderaan. Quarantines have been put in place to restrict traffic of the plague off-world, but exceptions will be made for individuals with priority clearance. T.H.O.R.N. is recruiting qualified volunteer emergency responders to travel to affected areas to combat the spread of the Rakghoul plague. More information about the outbreak can be found by checking the News Terminals on the Republic or Imperial Fleet! T.H.O.R.N. wishes to remind you that plague symptoms can be treated if they are identified in the early stages of infection. Whether or not you have travel plans, please consult your nearest trusted…

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How to maximize your CBD experience

Cannabidiol or CBD is one of the most popular alternate chemical compounds substituting various prescribed drugs regarding pain and stress-related problems. Cannabidiols are the chemical compounds extracted from cannabis or hemp trees.  Among other naturally occurring compounds, this chemical compound has been reported to have various types of health benefits if consumed regularly. Unfortunately, some users have failed to have the desired CBD experience, which might be due to various reasons. However, with prolonged usage, the body of the consumer becomes resistant to the substance. However, there are a few points that can enable the user to maximize the CBD experience. Reading the instructions correctly The basic of the mistakes users make is that they don’t read the dosage instructions on the bottles carefully. This substance and its effects on consumption depend heavily on the dosage mechanism and the procedure. For example, while consuming CBD oil orally, there is a…

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SWTOR: First look at the Sniper and Operative Combat Styles – Live on PTS

BioWare has posted news from the Public test servers. Here is a first look at the sniper and Operative combat styles: Since our livestream in July, players have had opportunities to access our Public Test Server (PTS) and give us initial feedback on the updates we’re making to Combat Styles. Following the Jedi Guardian and Jedi Sentinel, we are now adding the updated Sniper and Operative Combat Styles to PTS. Before we get into the details of how players can access this content, we wanted to share some of the philosophy behind our changes to the Imperial Agent.  In the Imperial Agent’s current state, there is quite a bit to learn and memorize–you need to understand active abilities, passive modifiers, selectable utilities, and how they all work together. Our goal is to make these relationships clearer and easier to understand, while also ensuring that the class retains its identity.  To achieve these goals,…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insight: Executor

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Executor– Darth Vaders flag ship.   Check i out. The Bounty Hunters are getting a Capital Ship to lead them into battle on the Holotables! One of the largest and most powerful Imperial vessels ever created, the imposing Executor led the way for the Empire at both the Battle of Hoth and Endor. Under Admiral Firmus Piett, the Super Star Destroyer struck fear in the hearts of enemies before it met its demise by plummeting into the Death Star. UNIT NAME: ExecutorALIGNMENT: Dark SideCATEGORIES: Dark Side, Capital Ship, EmpireEmpire Capital Ship with strong Bounty Hunter synergy. ABILITIES: Basic: UNORTHODOX METHODS FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage and inflict Expose for 1 turn on target enemy. Deal 5% more damage for each active Empire ally. Deal 25% more damage for each active Bounty Hunter ally. Special 1: BREACH…

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Everything you need to know about ‘Battlefield 2042’

Finding a gamer who has not heard of the name ‘Battlefield’ is near improbable, and it is not really a surprise why that is the case. Battlefield games have been the gold standard in first-person shooter games. Every iteration from the Battlefield franchise has set a new standard in the shooting genre. So, it is not that much of a surprise to find that the next Battlefield game, ‘Battlefield 2042′, is already generating a craze in the gaming community, especially after the highly successful Battlefield V. Battlefield 2042 is scheduled to launch on October 22, 2021, and according to EA DICE, Battlefield 2042 is bound to be the most ambitious installment of the franchise with 128-player maps, a significant improvement over the 64 players that can play on Battlefield V, new weapons and gadgets that one can use, AI bots and an all-new gaming mode Portal Mode. Battlefield 2042 is…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Razor Crest Galactic Chase and Executor Event Details

The commissioning of the Executor on the Holotables has been deemed worthy of celebration by the Empire! Thus, the Galactic Chase is on for the Razor Crest, and it will be added to all Fleet Battle nodes as bonus drops for a limited time. During this event, this ship’s drop rate on each node has been scaled to Ship Energy, and will be rewarding bonus drops from 08/05/2021 through 08/10/2021. The Executor’s first Journey Guide Fleet Mastery Event will run 08/16/2021 for one day and return approximately once per month. For those interested in the Executor Pack, it will be available only to those players who meet the requirements to enter the event (same as current Advanced Fleet Mastery packs). The Executor can be unlocked beginning at four stars, and will require repeated completion of the bonus tier to upgrade to seven stars. Below, the requirements for the Executor are…

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SWTOR In-Game Events for August 2021

Here are the ingame events for Star Wars: The old republic for the month of August 2021 Nar Shaddaa NightlifeDate: June 29 – August 10, 2021 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 5:00AM PST/12:00PM GMT)Requirement: None! Test your luck at the exotic Star Cluster and Club Vertica Casinos with the return of the Nar Shaddaa Nightlife event! Rare and extravagant rewards await high-rollers or those touched by Lady Luck. For those of you wanting a change in scenery, the event has broadened its horizons and is also happening on Mek-Sha. New Daily Missions and a rewards await all those flushed with credits. FEATURED REWARDS: Kingpin’s and Nightlife Socialite Armor Sets Phrojo Nuray and Gammorean Bodyguard Companions Vectron Magnus and Kingpin’s Rancor Mounts Kingpin’s Predator Mount Taxidermy Stronghold Decorations Cartel Market Certificates New High Roller Shades New Replica C1-4W Mini-pet New Kingpin’s Grigna Mount New Blast Pad Floor Trap and Frost Floor Trap Stronghold Decorations … and…

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SWTOR: First look at the Jedi Sentinel Combat Style!

Here is an overview and analysis of the recent changes and new Jedi Sentinel Combat Styles, that the guyes over at BioWare Austin just released. This is now possible to play on the public test servers for Star Wars the old republic were game update 7.0 is in beta. Our Public Test Server (PTS) has re-opened so players can give us initial feedback on the updates we’re making to Combat Styles. For the first round, players were able to test the Jedi Guardian Combat Styles. We are now starting the second round of PTS with the updated Jedi Sentinel Combat Styles. Before we get into the details of how players can access this content, we wanted to share some of the philosophy behind our changes to the Jedi Knight. In the Jedi Knight’s current state, there is quite a bit to learn and memorize–you need to understand active abilities, passive modifiers,…

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SWTOR: Behind the Scenes Look at Cool Cinematics

The guys over at BioWare Austin postet a lengthy blogpost explaining how the kick ass cinematics the game is known for is made. Ashley Ruhl has the mike: Hello SWTOR community! My name is Ashley Ruhl, and I’m the Lead Cinematic Designer on Star Wars: The Old Republic. We’re very excited to be celebrating SWTOR’s 10th anniversary this year, and I’m here to give a nostalgic retrospective on the world of SWTOR cinematics: a little behind-the-scenes about how we create, where we’ve been, and where we hope to go in the future. ““Cinematic Designer” is a unique role in games, and the responsibilities vary by project. For SWTOR, a Cinematic Designer is like a director, actor, and editor rolled into one. We take recorded scripts from our narrative team and create them visually. We set stages, place actors, decide where the action starts and stops, and create acting performances from a…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes: Road Ahead: July 2021

The guys over at Capital games have many cool things planned for us. Here is the road ahead for july 2021: This month we are experimenting with a new format for Road Ahead! DojaFett and myself present the important announcements in video form, but we have also posted some of the highlights and major details in this forum post. We would love to hear your feedback on this format and let us know if you want to see more videos like this. There’s a ton of information on upcoming units, features and dates. It goes without saying that these details and times are subject to change as we get closer to release. New ship: ExecutorAvailable from a new Journey Guide Fleet MasteryRequirements to View and Begin the Event: Darth Vader Relic 7 Admiral Piett Relic 8 Boba Fett Relic 8 TIE Fighter Pilot Relic 5 Bossk Relic 5 IG88 Relic…

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Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes Developer Insights: Omega

The guys over at Capital Games has posted a new developer insight. This time they are talking with the designers of Omega– the member of the bad batch.   Check i out. UNIT NAME: OmegaALIGNMENT: Light SideCATEGORIES: Attacker, Bad Batch, Clone TrooperClever and empathetic attacker who utilizes buffs, debuffs, and the presence of her Bad Batch allies to take out her foes. ABILITIES: Basic: DISARMING SHOT FINAL TEXT: Deal Physical damage to target enemy. If Omega has Evasion Up, inflict Blind and Daze for 1 turn. If Omega has a buff that can be dispelled and it’s her turn, she deals damage again dealing 50% less damage. Special 1: ADAPTIVE LEARNER (Cooldown 3) (ZETA) Deal Physical damage and inflict target enemy with Zeroed In. Dispel Zeroed In from all other enemies and Omega gains a stack of Target Practice. These effects can’t be copied, dispelled, prevented, or resisted and last until the end of the encounter, Zeroed In…

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How to Earn Exam-Labs Cisco CCNA Certification on First Try?

Although the CCNA is considered an associate-level Cisco certification, candidates are not always able to pass the appropriate exam coded 200-301 on the first try. Therefore, if you are new to the field of Cisco networking technologies, you will find this qualifying exam difficult and very rigorous. For this reason, studying for the final test can take up to three months before you are confident enough to sit for it.  Associated Exam Details The 200-301 CCNA certification exam, in particular, costs $300 and takes 120 minutes. During this time, you should answer questions of various formats, which are related to automation and programmability, IP services and connectivity, as well as network fundamentals & access. However, the actual test can be extremely challenging if you have no idea how the questions are structured. So, as a preparatory tool, you can use recommended courses and books from the Cisco Press , Exam-Labs…

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SWTOR: The Nar Shaddaa Nightlife event is back!

With STOR game update 6.3.1 releasede today, Bioware is briking back The Nar Shaddaa Nightlife event. So if you are a gambler you are in for a treat! This summer, Nar Shaddaa Nightlife returns with new and unique prizes! The event runs from June 29th at 12:00 UTC until August 10th at 12:00 UTC. Let’s dive into all the information regarding the new rewards and where you can get them! You’ve seen it wandering in the casino, and now you can earn a Replica C1-4W mini-pet of your own! This cute claw machine droid will give you a casino patron vibe anywhere you go. Also up for grabs is the High Roller Shades, a new helmet that will make all your friends jealous and add a flair of style to any outfit. These new rewards are exclusively obtainable from the Emperor’s Grace Slot Machine located in the main areas of…

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