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SWTOR - Star Wars the Old Republic **[Approved]**

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Hello guys,

 

Reasoning for Request:

I think it would be great if we had a presence in Star Wars the Old Republic, an MMO developed by BioWare, which by extension is owned by EA (Shoot those EA bastards!). In all honesty, although the game shows some EA trademark tendecies when releasing new patches and witht he cash shop, its not that bad. We could party up to tackle the Heroic dungeons and quest together in small groups and get together to do the later Operations in groups of up to 25 players. Not to mention, who doesn't want to be able to play as a Jedi or Sith?

 

Overview:

You can find an overview of the game on the game's official website here.

 

Pros:

  • Free To Play (F2P): You do not need a subscription in order to pick up this game.
  • Movie-Quality Voice Acting: The voice acting in this game is amazing. It makes you feel like you are part of one of the Star Wars episodes.
  • Many Story Branches: You can actively shape the base story in many ways.
  • Standard MMO Mechanics: If you have played WoW, you should be at home with the some of the mechanics in this game. This could be a pro or a con.
  • New Expansion on the Way: SWTOR has had one major expansion (Rise of the Hutt Cartel) which requres you to pay an extra $10 (one time) purchase.  In early December, subscribers will begin to have access to the newest digital expansion, which is free (Yay!) called Galactic Starfighter. The meat and bones of that expansion is essentially space dogfighting, at least according to BioWare (We'd just have to see if that holds). There are also certain events, such as Bounty Contract Week and the arrival of the Gree ships which add more content to the game.

 

Cons:

  • Serious Crutch for Non-Subscribers: F2P players and Preferred players (those that made a carte market purchase), are really restricted unless they buy the right to say, wear Artifact (most powerful type) armor and even have more than 350,000 credits accumulated per character. A full list of these restrictions is located here.
  • Class Balancing needs Balancing: Throughout the life of this game, BioWare has tried repeatedly to "balance" class abilities for PVP. One of the instances where this has failed, according to the consensus of the SWTOR community is on the Patch 2.0 update. The patch severely buffed some classes, while nerfing others, namely Mercs/PT. They need to understand that balancing the classes does not mean "uber nerf" one or two of them for the sake of improving the others by comparison.
  • Rise of the Hutt Cartel: There were serious expectations for this expansion, and not many were met. RoTHC leaves a lot to be desired, especially for a $10 expansion.
  • Cartel Market: I find the cartel market to be one of the reasons why people sometimes say this game is pay-to-win. If you want to have more than 4-5 rows of space in inventory, you have to dish out cartel coins for it. There are also the armor sets they tend to release as part of one of the cartel packs. Those armor sets are adaptive, meaning you can install modifications and enchantments into them and they will mimic the most powerful armor type wearable by your class. The only way to really get adaptive armor w/o the cartel market is doing certain heroic dungeons, flashpoints and bonus questlines for the actual planets.

 

Please feel free to add your input about the game as a reply!

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I'm with you totally on this one the game has potential and playing it with a decent crew would bring out even more fun out of it.

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Having actually been a subscriber for a year and even purchasing the Hutt Cartel content... yeah, I'm all for this.  Been looking for a reason to return.  

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Yes. An officially supported guild would be awesome.

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I just started playing this again a couple weeks ago. Sadly nobody I know plays it, so I think this sounds like an awesome idea!

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Gives me a reason to come back and finally level up a Rep completely. I had 3 level 50 Imps when I quit

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I have a level 50 imp. I might get back into Swtor. I support this.

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Hmmm I hear they are doing an expansion on space combat could be an interesting time to come back in

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Fully support this idea. I have a lvl 50 Sith sorc that I would love to get back at. Star wars I'd my favorite universe by far. All for it

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Please make this official, this is a flawed but really good game the stories and voice acting alone are worth it, not to mention some really challenging raids and instances worthy of the angry army. Also really fun pvp

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This would definitely get me back into it. My vote is in.

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SWTOR has a pretty good guild system, and the AJSA could utilize this to make a fun environment. The games major pro is the storyline. New and old players can join together and enjoy the experience that the game provides. I would love for this to become an official AJSA game.

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OMG, I recently started playing this game! I hope that the AJSA will be part of this game so that we could rule servers in either Imperial side or the republic side.

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been in the game since its beginning - hope to see an official AJSA guild there - meanwhile will continue to hunt noobs in warzones    :ph34r:

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I'm 100% with you because i was looking forward to playing this game and I thought that it would be preaty booring to play alone and imagine if Lord Commander Joe would join us in a epic raid or something.Anyway it would be awsome.Again i want to say that I'm with you 100% and we will see what will happen

    Long live AJSA!

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Im sith on prophecy of five, they are republic (i just find republic not too fun storywise). So make any character on that serv. 

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If we can encourage enough people to play, we could always have a AJSA for both factions. I'd move all my Imp characters over if we can make it happen. I've already made a Rep and joined the guild

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I have high level characters on the game and was a game buyer  before the Free to play or Cartel market, I know where most the crap is and could help out if anyone needs it starting out..I know where datacrons are up to Hoth, I hated Hoth and Tat just cause of how big they were. But this would be a great game for the Angry Army to be on in my opinion. If we do I look forward to it and hope I can find yall on the realm you pick...Anyways look forward to seeing the result here.

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I've been looking for a reason to go back to Swtor. If the AJSA made an official guild I'd definitely join up. 

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the f2p is a crap option they went with imo - come on a sub of 30 bucks  a month is nothing  +  it used to keep out the crappy plp that the f2p brings with it 

dont misunderstand me there are decent folks that are f2p but the majority are Aholes or misguided kids that come and screw around - and that can kill a rp server

the cartel market is a cool thing - and its not a pay2win - thats just BS 

there is cool stuff there and you don't need real money to get it since you can get it with ingame currency from the galactic trade market

classes are pretty balanced and there are always always plp bitching that there is something wrong with this class or that class 

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I would be in on this if I had some people to play with. I still have an active subscription though I don't play often, got bored playing on my own. That won't happen with a fun active guild :)

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Guys, guess what? We got an offical poll thread here. Go over there and let them know. <3

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