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[url]http://www.swtor.com/[/url]
looks badass

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I a watching this one closely.

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Go ahead and turn it into just a RPG instead of a MMO and call it KOTOR3 and I'll bear your children.

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[quote name='Scrumtrilescent']Go ahead and turn it into just a RPG instead of a MMO and call it KOTOR3 and I'll bear your children.[/QUOTE]

You can do that???

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I'd figure out how.

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[quote name='Scrumtrilescent']I'd figure out how.[/QUOTE]

umm I would prefer if you dont...hehe ...but neway I think it being an mmo might be a good thing!

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[quote name='Scrumtrilescent']Go ahead and turn it into just a RPG instead of a MMO and call it KOTOR3 and I'll bear your children.[/QUOTE]

Yes.

God, I hate MMO's. Otherwise I'd actually buy this game (which is a very rare occurrence for me). :(

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I like deep MMOs, but they tend to be the unsuccessful ones. It seems that the internet crowd prefers a mix between Gauntlet and Sims now days. People used to take their time with classes and learn how to use them effectively, but now days it's all about grinding to the top fast and wasting away your life on raids.

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[quote name='WildBill559']I like deep MMOs, but they tend to be the unsuccessful ones. It seems that the internet crowd prefers a mix between Gauntlet and Sims now days. People used to take their time with classes and learn how to use them effectively, but now days it's all about grinding to the top fast and wasting away your life on raids.[/QUOTE]

I play MMOs mostly for PvP. Until someone manages to integrate story and varied PvE gameplay into an MMO like single player RPGs (KOTOR, Mass Effect) I'll stick to MMOs where the end game revolves around PvP. Unfortunately most games manage to turn that into a grind as well. What I'd give for DAOC RvR again circa 2002-2003 preTOA.

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I'm the opposite, PvP has no interest for me. LOTRO has a PvP region but I have not been into it for over a year. I like solo quests and fellowing - huge raids take forever to setup and just don't seem as interesting to me but I am sure I will try one again.

LOTOR has a great integrated story line, called Books, that are independent of the leveling mechanism and get you involved with the LOTR story by aiding Gandalf and Aragorn, among others, with tasks related to the main story. The book quests are the most fun parts of the game IMO. I admit that the LOTR "lore" is what got me into the game, so it's probably not for everyone.

The next LOTRO expansion will let you lead NPCs as "troops", should be interesting.

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Almost beta time.

[QUOTE]Sign up for an opportunity to become a Star Wars: The Old Republic game tester. We will be selecting community members who have completed the Game Testing registration process and meet the specific requirements of the test. Those that are selected will gain access to the game and be able to provide valuable feedback for the Star Wars: The Old Republic Development Team.[/QUOTE]

[URL="http://www.swtor.com/tester"]http://www.swtor.com/tester[/URL]

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Did I see Gauntlet?

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GL getting through.
even the signup page is buggy
not a shining start.

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if there's one thing Star Wars needed it is 15 year olds yelling racial slurs over X-Box Live.

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[quote name='Panthro']Did I see Gauntlet?[/QUOTE]
Yeah, it's just my way of trashing cookie cutter MMOs. To me, they might as well be Gauntlet. "Red Warrior is about to die!" :eek: (Not that there is anything wrong with Gauntlet.)

[quote name='rodeo']if there's one thing Star Wars needed it is 15 year olds yelling racial slurs over X-Box Live.[/QUOTE]
I might be missing what you are replying to (if anything) but this game is PC only like Star Wars: Galaxies.

[quote name='Kurb']GL getting through.
even the signup page is buggy
not a shining start.[/QUOTE]
Keep checking back. I got through it last night after it was down for hours.

[QUOTE]It’s been a humbling 24 hours. We knew that interest would be high but yesterday the community proved just how highly anticipated Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ is. We experienced an overwhelming amount of traffic which resulted in having to bring the website down so the team could address the performance and capacity issues.

While we are still experiencing a high degree of traffic, we have brought the service back up and are accepting new accounts and Game Tester applications. We will be continually monitoring the service and do our best to manage the continued volumes of interest.[/QUOTE]

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[quote name='CarolinaSock']What I'd give for DAOC RvR again circa 2002-2003 preTOA.[/QUOTE]

I was a pretty big DAOC player back in those days, by far the best PvP I ever experienced in an MMO. Of course then they had to go and screw it up for the sake of "keeping things new/fresh". I played Albion on Percival mostly, you?

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signed up pretty quickly..lets see what happens

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i fear for any SW franchise game. Too much hype because of the SW saga. SWG could have been the best, but they destroyed it.

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[quote name='jdl']i fear for any SW franchise game. Too much hype because of the SW saga. SWG could have been the best, but they destroyed it.[/QUOTE]
I always liked the kotor series..hope its as good or better

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starwars is making another shitty mmo this is not surprising

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[quote name='Fiz']starwars is making another pooty mmo this is not surprising[/QUOTE]

lol pooty

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[quote name='Sultan33g']signed up pretty quickly..lets see what happens[/QUOTE]

Do you have a fucking magic computer ? I have been trying for a couple of hours with Firefox and IE and I keep getting sent back to the YOU MUST AGREE TO TERMZZ!!111

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[quote name='Kurb']Do you have a fuging magic computer ? I have been trying for a couple of hours with Firefox and IE and I keep getting sent back to the YOU MUST AGREE TO TERMZZ!!111[/QUOTE]

I got that last night when I was trying to sign up for the testing, did it today works fine

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Today they clarified that this is "game testing" and not a true beta period.

[QUOTE][I]Originally Posted by [B]SeanDahlberg[/B][/I]
I would like to point out that we are doing Game Testing sign-ups; we have not done any announcements about "beta" testing. As specified in the original article, the Game testing for Star Wars: The Old Republic will be rolled out in several phases over an extended period of time. These test phases will begin with smaller, tightly focused test groups, and later tests will expand.[/QUOTE]

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fyi there's no way in hell this game will be good

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