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Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Doing Better after SWTOR’s Launch

There is another Star Wars game people are talking about. It’s not SWTOR this time but Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures. According to Venture Beat, “Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, an online gaming world aimed at younger (eight- to 12-year old) fans of the animated TV show, has crossed more than 10 million registered users.” The free to play game is actually seeing an increase in subscribers since SWTOR came out. Could this be people who cannot afford SWTOR playing Clone Wars Adventures instead or maybe it’s the children of parents who are playing SWTOR who want to enjoy a Star Wars game of their own? Maybe everyone’s just gotten Star Wars fever right now, making it good timing for anyone with a game on the subject. Worth Playing says: “Focused on creating a fun and safe online environment for kids and families, Clone Wars Adventures offers exciting minigames, dynamic…

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Raising Affection Tip: How to Get Rid of 30 Sec Timer

Are you looking to max out affection with your companions? Have a companion or two that is not full on affection yet? If you’re looking for a way to gain that affection more quickly, here’s how you can get rid of the 30 second timer when giving gifts. Zdlite posts: “Dunno if this is common knowledge yet, but i thought i’d drop this gem. When giving companions gifts espec when you first start (cause you can buy a gang of rank 5 greens from vendor, across form GTN). You can negate the 30 sec wait time, with a loading screen. I use the first instance zone, stand outside hand gift, run in hand gift, lather, rinse, repeat. My load time is usually under 10 secs, plus it’ll also cycle crewskill missions for ya =)” Is it an exploit? Here’s the big question that people have before using this trick. Will…

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SWTOR Imperial Agent Sniper PVP Build – Awesome Build To Use In Warzones!

In this post we have another awesome build from www.swtorsavior.com and this one is a PVP build for the Imperial Agent Sniper class. This was actually a request after someone saw the leveling build from SWTOR Savior that you can find HERE. So back by popular demand we have a PVP build: PVP is all down to preference but if you are looking for some help in warzones than you should give this build a go. Here is how to use this PVP build: The Sniper is your typical range DPS class, but with a twist. You can use nearby terrain to take cover which activates skills specifically meant for this purpose. Cover allows you to have a percentage chance for ranged attacks to miss you. While taking cover, you will be able to use a wide variety of long range skills that will make you a true nightmare in…

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How to Find the Right Guild in SWTOR

Are you a new player or previously unguilded player looking for the right guild in SWTOR? Well, this game, like any MMO, is designed to have social aspects. While you can play solo and you certainly don’t have to have a guild in order to enjoy parts of the game, it does bring a lot to the table when you find a good one. Some players were part of multi-gaming guilds that moved over to SWTOR from previous games they were playing. But for others, the search for a guild can be daunting. Here are some tips on how to find and get into a good guild: Play the game: First, play the game for awhile first. This will give you the very important opportunity to first see what it is you like about the game and how you want to play and then find a guild that meets your…

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The Old Republic Encyclopedia Coming This Fall

SWTOR fans have something new to add to their collection. TheForce.net brings us the story of the upcoming The Old Republic Encyclopedia. Here’s what they had to say: DK supplied some more information regarding their upcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic Encyclopedia in their Fall 2012 catalog: Since its release in 2011, the massively multiplayer online role playing game Star Wars: The Old Republic has captivated thousands of gamers and Star Wars fans alike. Now comes the ultimate in-depth guide to the turbulent and fascinating world featured in the game—The Old Republic. Created in full collaboration with LucasArts, this in-depth companion covers the spectrum of characters, weapons, vehicles, events, and planets of Star Wars: The Old Republic. More than just an encyclopedia, it is the ultimate guided tour of the dangerous and mysterious universe found in a galaxy far, far away. The hardcover book (352 pages, $ 40.00) will be available from October 2012….

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Star Wars Kinect Dropped the Ball with Dance-Dance Revolution A-la Storm Troopers

My son is drying to get Star Wars Kinect. He’s probably the only person who will still feel that way after seeing this video. In his defense, my son is 5 and dancing with Storm Troopers is probably just the right level of fun for him. He’s too young to remember the Village People and I’m not sure he’s ever even heard “YMCA”. To the rest of us, the gameplay video is laughable. While the game features pod races, lightsaber battles and more, there’s also the Galactic Dance Off session which is well… lacking to say the least. The gameplay trailer gives us two semi-bored looking children trying to keep up with Storm Troopers dancing to the Empire version of “YMCA”… “It’s great to be in the Empire today… It’s great to be in the Empire today!” Ok, maybe not. While there are many other portions of the game, the…

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SWTOR Imperial Agent Sniper PVE/Leveling Build

Here we are again with a build from www.swtorsavior.comand this time they have bought us an Imperial Agent Sniper build for leveling.   Updated version for game update 2.1 can be found here  The Imperial Agent Sniper is basically a pure DPS spec class and cunning will be your main stat that you should aim for on all your gear. However if you have just started the game and you are looking for a strong leveling build for the Sniper this should help you out! Also you will get the point allocation and the rotations that you need: SWTOR Imperial Agent Sniper PVE/Leveling Build: Here are the point allocations: Level 10 – Energy Tanks                (1/2) Level 11 – Energy Tanks                (2/2) Level 12 – Gearhead       (1/3) Level 13 – Gearhead       (2/3) Level 14 – Gearhead       (3/3) Level 15 – Explosive Engineering               (1/3) Level 16 – Explosive Engineering               (2/3) Level 17…

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SWTOR Guild Summit RP, Guilds, UI, and All the Rest

Another interesting part of the Summit was panels on Roleplaying, Guilds and the UI changes. We concluded with the “all the rest” section that was whatever hadn’t already been covered in another panel. More than 18,000 people were watching along by the end of the livestream and some livestream questions were also asked in the Q&A session. RP discussion Legacy features: RP emotes, family tree, social unlocks, alignment unlocks Chat bubbles – we had a performance issue so we had to remove it previously. More orange gear with viability at end-game – wear what you want, wherever you want Dynamic events: NOT TALKING ABOUT IT – serverwide limited time events Improving spawning techs – NPCs that you can’t click on – they will increase or decrease depending on your system – we will populated the more empty areas. More ambient creatures Legacy: how does it affect roleplayers? What you like…

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BioWare: ‘We have an aggressive post-launch plan’

SWTOR fans have been asking “When will the game finally launch?” and now that this massive question has finally been answered, we see new questions creeping up in the minds of players everywhere. One thing that players want to know is what is going to happen post-launch. We already know how much is being put into launching a fantastic game but is it going to last? What happens next? How many other MMOs have we seen launch successfully but fall short post-launch? In an interview with Gamesindustry.biz, BioWare’s Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk discussed their plans for the future of SWTOR and they definitely have a post-launch plan. “We have a really aggressive plan post launch to build content and take the feedback to heart that we’re getting from players and what they want for continued expansions, and use that feedback to build new content,” Muzyka promised. The…

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