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TOR TV: Terror from Beyond is a beautiful operation

Youtube user heltidsluffare created this short film of his very first run in Terror from Beyond.  As he mention in the title of the movie, Terror from Beyond is a beautiful operation- and so I agree. Personally I thought it was  like a breath of fresh air loading in for the first time.  It really had that big open feel that I was hoping more of the planets/zones would have. I also think this has been my least buggy experience with an operation to be honest.  My ops group have not hit a single bug that stopped our progress… The only one I’ve seen at all is when the adds on the first boss don’t despawn after a wipe, but we were able to kill them without triggering the boss, so no worries really.

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New SWTOR Content on the Way

With the news of the new free to play coming soon to SWTOR, we also learned that there will be some new content coming to the game. While dates have not been confirmed yet, there are five new pieces of content we know is on the way in the near future. Let’s take a look at these five new pieces of content and remember we will continue to update you with more information as it comes in. New Warzone There will be a new warzone added to SWTOR called the Ancient Hypergate. It’s supposed to be on the new planet of Asation and they promise us new game mechanics… whatever that means. A new warzone is a plus for anyone who loves PvP and since there will be many benefits with a free to play model, we can expect this to affect PvP as well as the population of servers….

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Intergalactic Intel: Operations

“Drop group,” Niggles whispered me. At this point in our relationship I learned that if Niggles requested something, it was usually for my benefit.An invite message promped from Niggles a few seconds later.“I’m not ready for this.” I whispered back.“Don’t worry Zexu. This is an easy operation.”  Welcome back to another installment of Intergalactic Intel! My apologies for being so late on this article, but you get two today! I’m reporting from the wonderful San Francisco, as I attend GDC. Without further ado let’s get down to this week’s topic. Operations. Operations are what we call raids here in SWTOR. You can complete them with eight or sixteen people. In addition to this you have normal mode, hard mode and nightmare modes to attempt to complete. Each level providing a new challenge of difficulty and a new amount of loot. The team I ran with this week ended up going…

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Friday Update: Eternity Vault Developer Walkthrough

Today’s Friday update comes in the form of a developer walk throug of the Eternity Vault. Once again Dallas Dickinson is the host – this time of a high level Operation in Star Wars: The old Republic. During this video Dallas Dickinson provides commentary on the encounters players will face in this large endgame Raid. Throughout the video we see multiple class abilities, from the Bounty Hunter firing rockets, to what seem to be combat rez. A prison discovered buried in the ice on Belsavis is thought to house an ancient and deadly evil that could threaten the galaxy. To counter this threat, General Threnoldt dispatches Imperial forces to investigate the prison and confront the dangers within. Watch as a group of players work their way towards the prison gates in the opening section of the Eternity Vault, one of the high-level Operations in Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. Check…

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E3: Interview with Daniel Erickson x 5

5Both Gametrailers and Derek Green from swtor-life have interview up with Daniel Erickson. Off all the 3 interviews,  Swtor-life get the best answers, as Daniel Erickson gives us more inside on the size of raid (operation) sizes. So far it’s possible to do 8 man raids, but it’s not decided how many people will be able to do “big” raids together yet. Also we are starting to get the feeling that  Daniel Erickson only got one shirt? Check them out below starting with the Swtor-life interview: Gametrailer interview from yesterday: Here is one more interview – this time from GamerLiveTV.: Machinima Extended Coverage Interview with Daniel Erickson:

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E3: Operations Preview Trailer & interview with Gabe Amatangelo

Gametrailers did an interview with BioWares Gabe Amatangelo during there live stream from E3.The interview is really interesting as it covers the newly announced Raids and endgame content we can hope to see in Star Wars: The Old Republic. The video Also includes the trailer for the Eternity Vault—initially only being shown to the press which is the first announced raid, referred to as an operation in SWTOR. Check it out below: Update: Here is the Operations trailer alone, if you don’t want to watch the interview:

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