I found Quesh to be a strange planet. It's much smaller than the other planets I have visited recently, with only one map zone (a big one mind!) and no bonus quest series. It's almost as if it was filler content. That's not to say that the world and questlines were of any less quality however.
Quesh is a world of great natural resources (the chemicals used to make adrenals are found here) that has been turned into a polluted and toxic industrial wasteland. Huge factories pump out thick black smoke into the angry red skies, and toxic pools of waste litter the landscape. It's not a great holiday destination, but does look really atmospheric.
|Lord Magras sports the very best of this season's "camp villain" ensembles|
The smuggler storyline on Quesh was a short interlude, but fun all the same. Not only did I rescue Ozzik and his crew, but also recruited them to work with me. My powerbase grows (cue maniacal chuckle).
It was great to run across Beryl Thorne again, and see that the game remembered the romantic liaison that Merec had with her on Taris in Chapter 1. That led to a very amusing scene between Beryl and Risha as they cattily argued over the good captain. It's going to be fun if those two ever meet up again.
As well as reaching level 40 I managed to find a few datacrons too. For the most part these were real easy to obtain, the only issue being with one that required the aid of my wife as we needed to press two buttons at the same time to escape a cavern that was rapidly filling with poisonous gas. Unfortunately I only realised what was required after a few failed attempts!
So that was Quesh. Short but fun, like a sweet sorbet between the main courses of Balmorra and Hoth. I'm looking forwards to exploring Hoth (it's in Empire right, the best of the movies by far). Time to don my winter warmers.