May the Fourth Be With You: 5 Ways to Celebrate Star Wars Day #Maythe4th


The day has come once again, it’s May 4th, also known as Star Wars Day to fans all over the world. What better day to celebrate your love for Star Wars? That is exactly what many fans all over the world are doing today. Here are five ways to celebrate Star Wars Day: Have a movie marathon. Today is a great day to pull out the popcorn and watch the movies (again). Play your favorite Star War game. Can’t pick just one favorite? Binge out and play several of your favorite Star Wars games. Dress up! Who needs a good excuse to dress up like your favorite Star Wars character? We say you can do it any day but May 4th is a perfect opportunity. Build some Star Wars LEGO. Some of the larger sets can cost you a pretty penny but even the smaller sets can be a lot…

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Proposed Healing Changes in Game update 3.2.1 to be removed from SWTOR

My Shadow was very unamused

It is no secret that players on the official forums, have been furies about the upcoming healing changes, that was supposed to come with game update 3.2.1. Therefor BioWare be removing these changes, to revise them and maybe add in a later patch: 3.2.1 PTS Healing Changes Removal | 04.30.2015, 08:28 AM Hey all, We want to thank everyone who offered constructive feedback and contributed to discussions regarding improvements to the proposed changes. Your feedback is much appreciated as we move forward with future PTS updates. Following internal review, we’ve decided to remove all of the proposed healing changes from 3.2.1. The goal of this update was to increase the burst healing of healers while simultaneously balancing healing per second (HPS) values, and resource management for healers. We are not completely satisfied with the present state of the healing changes, and want to give the community more time to play…

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SWTOR Celebration Cantina Live Stream Recap and Overview (Star Wars Celebration 2015)

Cantina Annaheim 2015 Recap for swtorstrategies

  This Saturday a special Panel aired live for ~52 minutes on Twitch. Bioware live streamed the SWTOR Community Cantina event from Celebration Anaheim 2015.The video linked below is Vulkk’s recap of the SWTOR Community Cantina Event from Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015. Did Bioware drop the ball with lack of new information or we got the awesome news we were dreaming for? Alongside the event notes, you will hear also his personal opinion and overview of the event.  

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SWTOR 3.2: Rise of the Emperor – Outfit Designer Overview

Outfit designer

In this video Vulkk takes a first look and an overview of the new tool coming to SWTOR with Game Update 3.2 – The Outfit Designer. There are still a couple of bugs and one of two features appear to be broken or not working as intended. It offers upto 16 Outfit slots, which can be unlocked with Credits or Cartel coins. Prices are likely to change for the Live version of this update. Modifying any part of an outfit will cost credits too. The few restrictions in relations to what items we may slot are as follows: If our class uses light armour, we can slot light armour items or adaptive ones, but not medium and heavy. If our class is can wear Medium armour, such items will also be available to be sloted into the designer tool for outfits. Heavy armour classes can outfit any and all armours. Legacy…

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SWTOR 3.2: Rise of the Emperor – First Preview

3.2 first preview

The Developer Stream on Twitch has just ended and Vulkk has narrowed down and sifted out the more important information about the upcoming Game Update 3.2. It bears the epic name “Rise of the Emperor” and will include a new planet (Ziost), a new In-Game tool (Outfit Designer), new quality of life improvements, class changes and more great Bioware story. In the video you will find new screenshots, more detailed information about the Outfit Designer, the rewards for players in the next few months, Biowars’s plans for future Dev Streams, Cantina Tour Events, what SWTOR is planing for Star Wars Celebration and let’s not forget that PTS is live and Update 3.2 is available for testing!

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Operation Victory Tournament Canceled Due to Bugs with New Operations

swtor Coratanni

BioWare is  canceling the SWTOR operation speedrun Tournament sponsored by ESL due to bugs in the Coratanni encounter. Operation Victory Tournament – *Cancelled* | 03.02.2015, 09:14 PM Hey folks, I will cut right to the chase, we are cancelling our ESL Operation Victory competition. Our reason revolves around the Coratanni encounter. I know many of you raised concerns about the issues related to the encounter, and we agree. We spent a lot of time this week testing bug fixes to see how viable the fixed version would be in a speed running environment. We have applied improvements to the Coratanni encounter as of tomorrow’s patch but there are still situations that could impact players focused on a timed run. We thank you for your feedback around the contest and should we decide to do something like this in the future, we will let you know. Also, let us know your feedback on…

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Exclusive new Black-Purple crystal for subscribers announced.

Choose your patch promotion

All subscribers of Star Wars: The old republic, that has a active membership onMarch 29, 2015 will received an exclusive Black-Purple Color Crystal. Here are the details: As part of the Choose Your Path promotion, we’re giving away an exclusive set of four Advanced Black-Purple Color Crystals to thank all of our Subscribers on March 31, 2015! Be a Subscriber as of March 29, 2015* and give your Lightsaber blades and blaster bolts a new dark purple color along with a +41 boost! Advanced Black-Purple Striated Eviscerating Crystal (+41 Critical) Advanced Black-Purple Striated Indestructible Crystal (+41 Endurance) Advanced Black-Purple Striated War Hero’s Crystal (+41 Expertise) Advanced Black-Purple Striated Hawkeye Crystal (+41 Power) * ACCOUNT MUST BE IN AN ACTIVE SUBSCRIPTION STATUS ON MARCH 29, 2015 AT 11:59PM PDT / MARCH 30, 2015 AT 6:59AM GMT. ITEMS DELIVERED VIA IN-GAME MAIL ON OR AROUND MARCH 31, 2015.  

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SWTOR 3.1.1 PTS Shut Down

SWTOR Choose Your Path Video

  BioWare are posting down the SWTOR Public test servers for patch 3.1.1 At the same time, BioWare is teasing a new video for a new video for Star Wars: The old Republic named “Choose Your Path”. Below is the forum update on the PTS shutdown, and below that, the Teasing form Hey everyone, Thank you all so much for your feedback and participation in this round of PTS testing! We are going to be turning off the server today at 3:30PM CST, which in-game messaging starting at 3:15PM. We look forward to hearing from you during the next testing window for 3.1.2! -Tait Post by Star Wars: The Old Republic. Note: Word from swtor_potato is that this is for a subscriber promotion in March that reward you with a Black-Purple Striated color crystal (one of each stat) for each character.

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