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Battlefield Game Modes That Should Be Added to Star Wars: Battlefront

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Star Wars: Battlefront | 0 comments

In addition to the usual game modes of most Battlefront games, some fans are looking for some new games modes with a Star Wars theme for the newest installment of Star Wars: Battlefront. Tom from Battlefront News created a great video with his ideas for potential game modes. We have some Wookiee love, a Bounty Hunter mode and of course, Armada. He explains each game mode, how it works and how it would be played, complete with the objectives breakdown.

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TOR TV: SWTOR Warzone Commendation Decorations

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Galactic Strongholds, TOR TV, warzones | 0 comments

SWTORrista posted a bunch of youtube videos showing all the new Star Wars: The old Republic: Galactic Stronghold decorations obtainable from Warzone Commendation. So instead of the one video we normally posted in this segment, we have the pleasure of posting 9. All of them cost 200 Warzone Commendations, except for the Hypergate Ring which is 1,000. Decorations are shared along your whole legacy, so you can buy Imperial decorations on your imperial toon and see/use them with your Republic character on Coruscant! Just don’t let the senators see your Imperial banners from your giant bay windows… The guards are not intractable....

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Game Update 2.9 Known Issues

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in bug, Patch 2.9 | 0 comments

With a new gameupdate comes new bugs to the game. Here is a list of the known issues so far. Luckily there are no game-breaking bugs a this time. Players do not receive double Prestige on previously placed items after conquering a planet. Decorations can get bugged if the layout is switched while a Decoration is present. Workaround: If you find you have two Decorations occupying the same area, leave the Stronghold and then re-enter. A guild will still be displayed in the Leaderboards if it is disbanded while controlling a planet. Emissive effects on Decorations are not rendered in the Preview Panel. Guild names are not updated on the Leaderboard if they are changed during a Conquest event. Companions are missing the Mission Icon above...

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Summary of Game Update 2.9

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Galactic Strongholds | 0 comments

While many of us have been following the SWTOR update for some time and know what is coming, it never hurts to have a recap and for those who have not been following, let’s take a look at what you can expect from Game Update 2.9.   First, Game Update 2.9 will bring five major changes:   Galactic Strongholds Decorations Guild Ships and Conquest New Crafting Schematics Forged Alliances: Part II   This update is focusing on changes that help people who like to role play, socialize, craft and more. It’s geared   So let’s take a look at each of these five things in more detail.   Galactic Strongholds: We know that there will be four Legacy-wide Strongholds (houses) available for personal and guild use. You have to be a...

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Patch Notes – 8/19/2014 – Game Update 2.9: Galactic Strongholds Early Access

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Galactic Strongholds, Patch 2.9, Patch notes | 0 comments

Patch notes for tomorrows game update is now ready. Check them out below:   Highlights Galactic Strongholds Early Access! Subscribers can now purchase a Galactic Stronghold on Nar Shaddaa, Tatooine, Dromund Kaas, and Coruscant by visiting the Stronghold Directory on the Fleet or on the Stronghold’s planet. Guild Flagships now available! Guilds can now purchase a Flagship and use it to compete with other guilds and conquer the galaxy! Visit the Flagship Directory on the Fleet for more information. Battle for control with Conquest! Conquest events are now available in the Mission Log! Each week a new Conquest event will become active with new objectives. Complete your personal point target to earn special rewards – or if you’re in a...

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Star Wars: Episode VII Rumors and Leaks

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Star Wars: Episode VII | 0 comments

Following up on Elrik post, I wanted to make a run down on all the newest rumors on Star Wars: Episode 7. Could there be a spy behind the scenes of Star Wars Episode VII? Or maybe some of these leaks were done on purpose? The Star Wars franchise is notorious for being tight-lipped about developments and productions but recently there has been a surge of photos leaked out from the set of the new film leaking concept art and props. Disney and Lucasfilm did not comment on the leak and whether or not the photos are legit (which is to be expected). So for now we have to treat this like a rumor but it’s a very interesting rumor indeed. Here are some of the things being leaked that has people talking: New Stormtrooper helmets - Indie...

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Star Wars Episode VII villains may have just been revealed…and their descriptions sound very familiar!

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Sith Inquisitor, Star Wars: Episode VII, SWTOR | 0 comments

  According to an article that appeared on IO9.com, Star Wars Episode VII villains may have just been revealed. Even though the website quotes other sources, we couldn’t help notice the similarity of the rumored villains with some of the elements we see from SWToR. Needless to say, these rumors have not been confirmed so they should be taken with a grain of salt. IO9 quotes “Latino review” in stating that the main villains of the upcoming Star Wars movie are the Sith Inquisitors who are the defenders of the Sith Order. The movie will tie Darth Vader with the Inquisitors and highlight their relationship to the former. Obviously, the Sith Inquisitor is a very familiar figure in the SWToR universe with a very...

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MMO Speak- Do You Know Your Lingo?

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in comic | 0 comments

It’s an interesting topic… one we’ve actually mentioned here before but one that we sometimes forget about. Online games have their own lingo. We can break that down even more and say MMORPGs have their own speak and SWTOR has its own that is specific to it. Someone who is very new to the game or new to the work of online gaming would have a hard time knowing what the heck we’re talking about. In fact, some have said that gamer jargon sounds like a foreign language to the untrained ear. Can you imagine it? All the talk about “trash” and “DPS” and doing “FPs”? People are likely to look at you like you’re crazy. But in the gamer world, we know just what these things mean (or...

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Star Wars: Force for Change Winner Revealed

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in star wars news | 0 comments

  This man is the big winner of the Star Wars: Force for Change contest that brings him and a guest to London to go behind the scenes of the set of Star Wars Episode VII. It doesn’t get any more exciting than that! Congratulations D.C. Barns! In an incredible show of the power of the Force, the global Star Wars community raised $4,261,410 for UNICEF to impact the lives of children around the world. Thank you! From the press release announcing the winner: With an exciting initiative that offered a chance to win unique rewards and prizes, including a once-in-a-lifetime grand prize, Star Wars: Force for Change raised $4,261,410 USD for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Contributions were received via fundraising...

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STAR WARS: The Old Republic – Scheduled Maintenance: August 19th, 2014

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in Galactic Strongholds, maintenance, Patch 2.9 | 0 comments

On August 19th, all game servers, SWTOR.com, and the launcher will be unavailable while BioWare perform scheduled maintenance. Game Update >2.9: Galactic Strongholds will be implemented during this downtime. Details are as follows: Date: Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 Duration: 5 hours Time: 2AM PDT (9AM GMT) – 7AM PDT (2PM GMT) During maintenance, all updates and additional information will be posted on the official SWTOR Twitter...

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