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Glitch in SWTOR That Will Trigger Your OCD

That Will Trigger Your OCD

Out of the vault of “You Had ONE Job, Bioware”, we have more game glitches. Sometimes the glitch is just a physical issue and it doesn’t really affect the play of the game, but merely the appearance. Some people can overlook this or even laugh at it, while others find it so distracting they can’t even play. Whichever side of the fence you fall on, it’s safe to say you can appreciate on some level what this player has captured. yodacoder posted the images to imgur so you can see for yourself but be warned, once you see it, you can’t unsee it: You had ONE job! (SWTOR) Seriously, what is happening here? It’s in the Republic Fleet space station and if you’re not noticing it right away, here’s a hint: take a look at the flooring. Do you know of other glitches like this in the game? Are you the…

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SWTOR Maintenance: 28 June 2016

SWTOR Maintenance 28 June 2016

Bioware will be taking the servers offline on June 28th in order to apply Game Update 4.6. The website will also be unavailable during this time. Details: DATE: June 28, 2016 TIME: 5:00AM PDT – 9:00AM PDT (1PM – 5PM BST) VERSION: 4.6 Patch Notes will be available on Monday, June 27th. Timezone(s) Start Time End Time UTC Offset Wellington June 29, 2016 12:00 am June 29, 2016 04:00 am +12:00 Australia/Brisbane, Australia/Sydney June 28, 2016 10:00 pm June 29, 2016 02:00 am +10:00 Australia/Adelaide June 28, 2016 09:30 pm June 29, 2016 01:30 am +09:30 Tokyo June 28, 2016 09:00 pm June 29, 2016 01:00 am +09:00 Australia/Perth, Hong Kong June 28, 2016 08:00 pm June 29, 2016 12:00 am +08:00 Mumbai June 28, 2016 05:30 pm June 28, 2016 09:30 pm +05:30 EET, Moscow June 28, 2016 03:00 pm June 28, 2016 07:00 pm +03:00 CET, Paris June 28,…

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SWTOR DARK vs. LIGHT EVENT

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A new event is coming to SWTOR so get ready! Starting on June 28, there will be a Dark vs. Light event. You will need to start brand new characters for this event. Previous characters and their milestones or achievements will not count for this event. There will be rewards based on each reward level you can reach: Heroic Legacy Valiant Champion Eternal Legendary The event ends this fall and you do not have to keep the character to achieve the requirements. Once you have completed the objective by receiving the achievement, that character no longer needs to be active. So you could level to 50 on a character, and then delete it. This may work for people who just want to win the awards for the event but don’t have 8 free character slots on their primary legacy server. Some other options are: Complete the objectives on a different server…

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Advice To Those Thinking Of Raid Leading in SWTOR [Video]

Advice To Those Thinking Of Raid Leading in SWTOR

I had my fair share of raid leading in World of Warcraft so by the time SWTOR came out, I was looking for an alternative MMORPG and of course, I loved the Star Wars theme but I wasn’t really looking to raid lead anymore. I know many of my friends were, even friends who had led raids in hardcore guilds in WoW but for me, I wanted a game where I could sit back and relax, soak in the new story and content, and not feel rushed for progression. There’s nothing wrong with raiding or leading, or progression. I was just at a point in my gaming life where I wanted something different. That said, there were and still are, people who love raid leading in SWTOR. If you’re thinking about becoming one of those people, mirta000 has some advice for you. It’s all compiled here in this video of about 11…

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How Gamers Consume MMO Content

Gree Weapons Now Have Weapon Tuning Slots

It comes as no surprise to most regular MMO gamers that players consume content at a rapid rate. Just how fast that is might surprise some, however. It certainly caught Bioware off guard back in 2011 when SWTOR first launched. They put a lot of work into the game but had no idea just how quickly gamers would actually be able to consume the content. Some players blasted through the content very quickly and once they reached end game, there was nothing for them to do. They were bored. The game was old. They needed a new challenge. This leaves developers like Bioware needing to constantly be three steps ahead of the gamers or they just might lose them. An old PC Gamer article dated March 28, 2013 entitled GDC 2013: BioWare expected players to take three to five months to hit SWTOR’s level cap lays out James Ohlen’s confession…

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SWTOR Knights of the Fallen Empire — ‘The GEMINI Deception’ Teaser

SWTOR Knights of the Fallen Empire -- 'The GEMINI Deception' Teaser

BioWare just leased the  teaser for the next chapter, in Star Wars: The old republic Knights of the Fallen Empire. This one is named “GEMINI Deception” Check it out below: Lead the assault against Arcann’s fleet in ‘The GEMINI Deception,’ coming June 30th in the episodic story, Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ – Knights of the Fallen Empire. Prepare to embark on a dangerous mission to land a fatal blow against the Eternal Empire! Alongside the mysterious and deadly Droid SCORPIO, the Outlander’s team must infiltrate a Zakuulan warship and face Arcann’s formidable force of elite soldiers. When the mission goes awry, the Outlander must find a way out of a deadly trap – only to be faced with the ultimate betrayal. Knights of the Fallen Empire — including ‘The GEMINI Deception’ — is free to all Subscribers, and new players can jump right into the story with a new…

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SWTOR Follow Up Analysis from EA’s FY16 Report

EA's FY16 Report

EA’s Annual Report in the form of its Form 10-K filed with the SEC this week talks a bit about SWTOR. Where does it stand now? Is it gaining more attention? swtoreconomics had some opinions to share on the matter and we think you’ll find it interesting too: “Star Wars: The Old Republic has received a lot of attention for its episodic story content cycle that began in October 2015 with the release of Knights of the Fallen Empire and opinions vary widely.  There is little doubt that the financial success or failure of this content cycle will be the largest factor in determining the future path of the game.  There is one paragraph that provides essentially all of the information in the entire 97 page report regarding Star Wars: The Old Republic specifically: For fiscal year 2016, service and other revenue was $1,899 million, primarily driven by FIFA Ultimate Team and Star Wars: The Old Republic. Service and other revenue for fiscal year 2016…

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No Weapon Tuning for Vibroswords in Near Future

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There won’t be any weapon tuning to Vibroswords in the near future due to technical limitations in SWTOR. Which weapons would you like to see Weapon Tuning slots on? | 06.03.2016, 03:40 PM Hey folks, One of the items we saw a lot of requests for in this thread are various Vibroswords. As we continue forward we will be adding Weapon Tuning Slots on to more and more weapons. However, we wanted to let you know that in the current plan, Vibroswords will not be receiving a tuning slot. We agree with you that they would be an awesome addition to Vibroswords, but the team has to work through some unique limitations for those weapons first. It is something we would like to do at some point, just not in the near term. If anything changes on that front I will be sure to pass it on. Thanks for understanding. -eric

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Cosplay Completed Sith Acolyte Armor Gallery

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We’ve told you about how we love the SWTOR cosplay from Mynock’s Den. Here’s another great completed project. It’s a very detailed Sith Acolyte armor and it’s absolutely perfect. “The following photos were taken at the Comic Con in Winnipeg. The V2 Sith Acolyte armor is upgraded with a full Sith Acolyte Helmet, and the new V2 chest plate. The beautiful thing about the new setup is that since the Acolytes were shown without their hoods in the new cinematic trailer “Sacrifice”, and since I completed an accurate back plate for the helmet, I was able to wear the costume without the hood! Having the hood off really cut down on heat retention, allowing me to wear the helmet pretty much the entire time I was at the con!” See more on his site. He also has a bunch more great photos from around the con of him as well as other attendees…

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The Academy: How Does the Chat System Work?

The Academy Ep 4 - Which Class Should I Play

“How does SWTOR chat work? Chat channels, group, operations chat and lots of tips and tricks to make chat more enjoyable.” Here in the latest episode of The Academy, we can learn more about how the chat system works in SWTOR. We’ve talked at length before at how awesome The Academy videos are for new players and even as refreshers for existing and veteran players. Here’s a great one that goes over all the chat system functions for you. How do whispers work? How can you reply to a whisper? How do you change the channel you are typing in? What chat options are available to you? There’s more to it than just how to talk to people, or which chats you see. It also talks about ignoring other players, how ignore works, and more. It’s important to note that if you ignore someone, you won’t get grouped up with…

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