In a timely fashion, SWTOR Spy has come through for us all and churned out a talent calculator that reflects the PTS patch 2.0 changes. F2P players and subscribers alike can now start sharing Rise of the Hutt Cartel build speculations.
Force Junkies has come up with a handy little web app to help your raid solve the Ancient Pylons puzzle in the Eternity Vault operation. Because spinning the wheels of the pylons cause mobs to spawn, nailing the right order to unlock the the doors to the final two encounters as efficiently as possible can be a major time saver.
The DA Normal Map and Height Map Converter allows you to convert between traditional RGB normal maps, Dragon Age: Origins normal maps and Dragon Age 2 normal maps, which are used to define the lighting of surfaces in 3D model textures. skuid recently updated this modding tool to version 1.42, which fixes a crash from loading DA2 .msh files, adds shadows and bloom effect, and upgrades the .NET framework used to 4.0. Read More
Here's another update to my Star Wars: The Old Republic Mirror Skills Translator. The biggest addition is an auto-suggest lookup box, which allows you type in a partial skill name or acronym and have it suggest abilities that match that phrase. Read More
Sometimes I'm really bad with acronyms. Okay, maybe most of the time. Reading any in-depth SWTOR guides written by players of the faction opposite of what I was playing at the time was like trying to read a foreign language, and I had to have a reference site open in another tab just to frequently look up skill names. For that reason, I scripted this search-and-replace tool to help with the "translation" process, allowing to you input an arbitrary block of text and have all of the selected class's skill and talent names translated to its mirror faction equivalent. It even takes it a step further by adding corresponding skill tooltips for your reference. Read More
There are quite a few Star Wars: The Old Republic talent calculators/planners you can choose from nowadays! I decided not to focus on cranking one out myself because it felt unnecessary to reinvent the wheel; there are some pretty great wheels out there already. So, instead, I present you with a list of talent calculator options, with some analytical compliments and criticisms. Read More
First update to my SWTOR Mirror Skill Translator. The most notable change is the internal addition of term matching priority, which allows more terms to be matched correctly, but the lexicon tweaks should also be a helpful addition for "translating" guides. Read More
Here's the initial version of my Mass Effect 3 Power Calculator! It has most of the basic features you can expect in a ME3 build planner, allowing you to create builds, save/bookmark links to them and/or share them with your friends. Currently, the data is based off tooltips in the release build of the singleplayer game. I plan to add more data for squadmates, multiplayer, and bonus powers in future updates. Read More
I've updated the Dragon Age: Legends Skill Builder to version alpha 4, which adds a "skill bar" to represent the radial action slots available to your character - the 10 abilities (5 active, 5 passive) you actually take into battle. Action slots settings can be saved with your build url, although you can choose to ignore this feature entirely. Read More