14 January 2012 0 Comments

Saving Money on Generic Crafting Materials

Most crafting schematics in SWTOR require the addition of fairly generic “crafting materials”, which you can buy from a Crew Skills Trade Vendor in various locations (such as in the vicinity of most crafting trainers, and a few other places besides). These materials can also be provided by the same gathering skill that supplies crafting […]

6 January 2012 12 Comments

Slicing Profitability

As I posted a week ago, Slicing is still profitable post-nerf. It’s just no longer a license to print money, and has more risk involved. Findings   Mission Yield Class Moderate Abundant Bountiful Rich 1 1.44 0.98   0.93 2 1.41 1.11   1.10 3 1.39 1.30 1.14 1.09 4 1.34   1.17   5 […]

28 December 2011 6 Comments

The Great Slicing Nerf of 2011

Well, the game’s been live for less than two weeks and already they’re nerfing things! To wit, last night saw Patch 1.0.1, which included the following changes: Rewards from Slicing have been reduced to bring them into balance with other skills. Adjusted incorrect values for medium slicing boxes. Cue lamentations, weeping and wailing from everyone […]