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How SWTOR Can Save its Free-to-Play Model

Star Wars: The Old Republic offers a generous free-to-play model, where you can play all 8 of the game’s original class stories and reach up to level 50 for free. Unlike World of Warcraft and Guild Wars 2 whose convenience restrictions exist to maintain the health of the game’s economy like restricting gold farmers and…

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SWTOR’s Free-to-Play compared to other online games

Star Wars: The Old Republic launched in 2011, and released its free-to-play model a year later in 2012. Since then, the gaming industry and landscape has changed a lot, but the restrictions have never really been updated since then. Let’s start by comparing Star Wars: The Old Republic to other similar online game including World of…

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Top 10 Sith Warrior Armors

An unstoppable force of darkness, the Sith Warrior is entrusted with the task of destroying the Empire’s enemies and enforcing Sith fashion  lines across the galaxy. The Warrior channels the destructive emotions of fear, anger, and hatred to purge weakness from body and mind and become a being of pure, brutal style. A majority of these…

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Top Ten Sith Inquisitor Sets

The history of the Sith Empire is fraught with scheming politics and dark secrets. The lifeblood of the Sith Inquisitor is fashion, which hides around every corner in the Empire’s dark corridors, and survival depends on an individual’s natural ability to dress well and defeat their enemies and allies alike. The Inquisitor experiments with forbidden…

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The State of the Galaxy in SWTOR post-Iokath

The developers have finally released a state of the galaxy! This is considered canonical info for the game, and helps us understand the state of the various factions as we go into the Ossus storyline. Here is the official article, but I have formatted to show the differences between republic and imperial below. http://www.swtor.com/info/news/news-article/20181130  WARNING: Major…

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How to Unlock Items Across Your Entire Account with Collections in SWTOR

The Collections system is a way of unlocking Cartel Market items across your entire account, for all your characters on every server. Any Cartel Market armor set, mount, emote, color crystal, weapon, pet, toy, title, cartel companion or flair can be unlocked through collections. Items from the Cartel Market are easy to identify by the…

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How to Get New Armor in SWTOR

While you’re leveling and playing the story of the game, you’ll infrequently pick up armor as you complete quests or armor that’s dropped from the various enemies in the game. however, this armor is pretty random, and is only a small selection of the armor available in the game. In this video, I’ll be going…

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Wonder Talk Notes

Backstory: Javiik Vutta The Vutta family can trace their lineage all the way back to Cathar, where they were originally farmers and traders. Generations ago, members of the Vutta family were able to smuggle themselves away from the planet on a freighter full refugees, one of the few families that were able to survive the…