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Star Wars: The Old Republic

Post by CTPhipps » Sat Dec 10, 2016 11:37 am

So, what do you think of it?

I just finished Knights of the Fallen Empire to get caught up to the Eternal Throne.

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Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic

Post by catsi563 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:40 am

I've thoroughly enjoyed SWTOR its got a fully immersive and deep story with compelling characters and to this date holds the Guinness world record for largest voice cast for a Video Game.

The character classes are quick and easy to learn, the game if you're a fan of classic WOW is very similar and thus easy to get into with little in the way of difficult mechanics to master.

Plenty of content both pre mid and end game to work through especially if you're a sub and lvl 70 where you now gain access to the Galactic Command system. The system enables you to replay chapters from KOTFE and KOTET as well as planetary missions, flash points PVP and my personal favorite Galactic Star Fighter.

Character classes include the Jedi Knight and Consular, the Sith Warrior and Inquisitor, Bounty Hunters, Imperial Agents, Republic Troopers and Smugglers. All are fun and the stories more then worth it. they also have sub classes such as the assassin, sage, Sentinel, and Mercenary, and commando and gunslinger.

All classes and stories have 5 companions and a ship droid that join you on your journey at various points and advance the stories in their own way including romance options. Every class also gets a ship that's era appropriate allowing you to travel the galaxy and engage in space battles in an on the rails style mission.

I myself am on the following servers Harbinger, The Ebon Hawk, Shadowlands and a couple others. but there are more and have European servers as well.

games an easy 13-15 dollars a month for a sub easy to afford and I do recommend subbing. the F2P model is good but limited in the access to services. while full access to the story up to lvl 65 is available some content is not after 65.

The game has a cartel market that has many neat armor sets and weapons, vehicles and mounts, pets and decorations, and such. CCs can be brought through a real world market via their web site here
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Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic

Post by CTPhipps » Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:18 am

Beautiful summary there.
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Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic

Post by danelsan » Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:45 am

How playable is it if I want to pretend it is a single player game?

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Post by catsi563 » Wed Dec 14, 2016 11:19 pm

danelsan wrote:How playable is it if I want to pretend it is a single player game?
Very playable as a single player you can do 99.9% of the content solo now. they have single player modes for most of the flashpoints that are part of the main storyline and the companions have an influence system that ranges from rank 1 to rank 50. a lvl 25 comp can basically heal tank or dps you through most solo content with little difficulty as long as you know your skills and rotation.

The remaining flashpoints, uprisings, and raids do requires teams and GSF and PVP are obviously team oriented.

Game really does imo go out of its way to make you feel like the big damned hero.
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Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic

Post by L-Space » Tue Dec 20, 2016 7:46 pm

I haven't played it since it first came out (had to stop because of the at the time monthly subscription cost), but I did really like the quests and dialogue options.

Regardless of my brief time playing, I do fondly remember one part in the bounty hunter storyline. When you track this bounty down, he starts going on about being a quick draw and how he's a fantastic duelist. So you're given several options: a diplomacy type response, fighting him, or just drawing your gun a shooting him. Well being a badass Chiss Bounty Hunter I really only had one option... :lol:
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Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic

Post by catsi563 » Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:44 am

Oh yeah to this day I can never resist shooting the poor schmuck.

Nor can I resist beating the snob out of the duke on alderan.
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Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic

Post by catsi563 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:10 pm

just FYI the War for Iokath content is coming out tomorrow.


:arrow: Edit NM found out theyre delaying a week to the 18th to clean things up
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