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Introducing the Alliance System in SWTOR

BioWaer Designer Matt Pucevich posted a detailed blog on the alliance system within Star Wars: The old Republic, Knights of the fallen Empire. Check it out: 10.20.2015 Introducing the Alliance System Be it the cheeky Astromech Droid, the stalwart Wookiee partner-in-crime, the ambitious upstart apprentice that is yours alone to mold, or any of the other 40-odd characters found in Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ to-date; we all know and love our Companions (especially the chronically under-appreciated ship droids!). Companion characters have always been a big part of our personal stories, and with the upcoming release of the new Digital Expansion, Knights of the Fallen Empire, comes an even deeper focus on characters and storytelling. For this reason it only makes sense that we would seek to include our beloved friends (especially the ship droids!!) in that experience. Knights of the Fallen Empire has given us an excellent opportunity to take stock of…

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Blog: SWTOR Holiday Update by Bruce Maclean

Senior Producer Bruce Maclean have posted a new blog post updating the community on what’s going to happen in the SWTOR universe over the next few month. I have to say that this is a million times better looking than the initial Summer of Swtor blog. Only thing is no mention of Nightmare Modes. Hopefully this means theyre taking more time with those and will release them a long side something for everyone like a new small op. Here are some bullet points Ranked PvP Season 1 slated to start on 10/29 Ranked PvP web based leaderboards slated to start on 10/29 Freeing Up unused character names slated for 11/12 Next Bounty Contract week slated for 11/12 Double XP weekend slated for 11/27 Galatic Starfighter slated for 12/3 for subscribers Gree Event returns in December Makeb Arena slated for 2.5 Below is the full blog posts. You can read the…

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Cartel Market Update: February 26th, 2013

BioWare posted a new blog post regarding what updates to the cartel market we can expect after today’s maintenance. Looks like they are discounting everything to get people to use their Coins, so that when 2.0 drops with a whole bunch of new stuff they will have to buy more. Check it out on the officiel website, or or check out our copy paste below: New Items Hi everyone! This week, the Cartel Market will be updated to add the new items below. Gold Scalene Armor Set (1,440 Cartel Coins) Built from ancient Gree schematics, the Gold Scalene Armor Set is a collection of adaptive gear with no modifications. This armor set is available to any Class. Hypercrate: Crime Lord’s Cartel Packs (7,344 Cartel Coins, Limited Time 15% Discount!) Players can now purchase a Hypercrate containing 24 Crime Lord’s Cartel Packs. Hypercrate: Blockade Runner’s Cartel Packs (7,344 Cartel Coins, Limited Time 15%…

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From BioWare: New Community Blogs- Weekly Q&A + Dev Tracker Summaries

Are you looking for more news and updates about SWTOR from the official website? You’re in luck because BioWare has just announced two new community blogs to help keep us all informed and updated.  Community News of the official site explains: “We’re very happy to announce that we are adding two new weekly blogs to hopefully give you more insight into development and keep you up to date on developer comments you may have missed.” This will be two new community blogs to help keep you updated on happenings with SWTOR. This is just one more way that BioWare is working on their customer service and things that they can do to keep us updated on happenings in the game.  They have also told us repeatedly that they want to hear our feedback- but keep it constructive. They want to hear what we think about the game, changes and other…

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Lego Explanation of the Tank-Heal-Damage Triad- by 6 Year Old

The concept of the tank-heal-damage triad in your typical MMO, including SWTOR, is so easy that a 6-year-old can understand it. It does make you wonder then, why so many people you come across in game seem to have issues with this very basic concept. Anyway, we stumbled across this very cute blog by Jasper, a 6-year old SWTOR fan. This kid needs to meet up with my 5-year-old (soon to be 6) because I think they could really be pals. I also have a Lego/Star Wars fan in my house and this looks exactly like something my two boys would do. Both gamer fans, former WoW players and huge collectors of Lego sets, why not use the very popular toy to explain this gaming concept? On his blog, Jasper says: “If the tank and healers dies, um, the damage dealer will end up dying, because he doesn’t have the…

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