SWTOR Character Creation Video

November 22nd, 2011 by Lavi Lee

Here’s an overview of SWTOR Character Creation. For more information and gameplay recommendations, check out this SWTOR Guide.

Have a look into the beginning of the soon to be mega hit MMO SWTOR Character Creation Video. Bioware has a few tricks up their sleeve when it comes to character creation and crafting interesting ways to shape their own in game appearances. Although they are more known to be specialists in crafting awesome narratives to allow players to walk down their own path, their character creation is a little less exciting.

However this video would actually show SWTOR fans how they would spend their first minutes or hours for some people, fixing their perfect face for the Sith Inquisitor or their very own Jedi Knight.

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SWTOR Flashpoint Guide

November 21st, 2011 by Jack Matthews

Wondering what SWTOR flashpoints are? Here’s a quick description for you to quickly grasp the concept and an overview of the known flashpoints.

Flashpoints are what is more commonly known as instances. When engaging in flashpoints, gamers will have to fight waves of enemies to complete a certain goal and earn the corresponding rewards. In SWTOR, flashpoints are highly story-driven and lots of action can be expected. Like other game’s instances, you would take on flashpoints with a group of allies. Group decisions, strategies and how well you work together can determine the outcomes of our efforts. In order to obtain some of the best items, gamers will want to strongly consider SWTOR flashpoints.

During the course of a flashpoint, gamers will find themselves conversing with NPCs which drives the story along. At the very start, every player will be asked to select from a set of options, after which a dice will be rolled which ultimately determines the chosen path the group will take. Take note that decisions made by each player will have affect on either one of this dark side points or light side points.

There are currently a couple known flashpoints. For the Galactic Republic, very early in the game, you will come across ‘The Esseles’ flashpoint. Midway through, there’s the Taral V. For the Sith Empire, there’s first ‘The Black Talon’ early on and then ‘Boarding Party’ half way through. Directive 7 is an end-game flashpoint that will be available to both SWTOR allegiance.

The Esseles is a republic-only flashpoint that is available very early in the game. Story-wise, it’s majorly about defending securing a republic ship from the imperial agents.

Taral V is a 4-man flashpoint that is available to gamers after they reach level 32. So far, the estimate given is roundabout 90 minute to complete.

The Black Talon is an empire-only flashpoint. Aim of the this SWTOR flashpoint is basically to take over an uncooperative imperial transport ship in order to intersect a republic ship.

Boarding Party is another empire-only flashpoint that is available mid-game. The aim is to track down a run-away from the imperial prison in order to prevent an attack on the Sith Empire.

Directive 7 is the only currently known flashpoint that is available to both allegiance at end-game. The main objective is to fight against droids together (the forces of the Galactic Republic and Sith Empire) in order to defend themselves from a massive rebellion. This one would be a very interesting flashpoint.

If you’re looking for more than preliminary info, this SWTOR Guide is recommended. The manual is also available as part of a SWTOR Complete Guides Bundle; further recommended for serious SWTOR gamers.

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SWTOR Guide

November 19th, 2011 by Hayden

Here’s an overview of SWTOR Guide. For more information and gameplay recommendations, check out this SWTOR Complete Guides Bundle.

This article is a preliminary SWTOR guide that explains details and some background about the game. Star Wars the Old Republic is a MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game) by Bioware and LucasArts which is based on the popular big screen film, Star Wars by LucasFilms.

The storyline is driven by the original theme, the never-ending conflict between the Sith Empire and the Galactic Republic. The entire SWTOR story occurs in the time before Dark Vader and Luke Skywalker. SWTOR is all about choosing an alliance a class to play and battling your way through missions and the vast galaxy with your allies.

The game offers unique features including space combat, the availability of crew skills and entire starships to manage. Fans of the movie will be able to experience everything they love about Star Wars first hand, from the cute beeping of R2D2 and his fellow C2PO, encountering familiar races and of course the black market. The available classes are also all derived from characters created in George Lucas’ Star Wars. The known available classes would of course include the popular Jedi. So far, there are eight known classes which are the Jedi Knight, Jedi Consular, Trooper, Bounty Hunter, Imperial Agent, Sith Warrior, Sith Inquisitor and the Smuggler class played by Harrison Ford as Hans Solo in the film.

As the story has it, the Galactic Republic’s main mission is to maintain peace and protect the people of the republic. The Republic’s protectors are the SWTOR Jedi Knights of the Jedi order. The other powerful opposing force in Star Wars: the Old Republic is the Sith Empire. Lead by the Dark Emperor, the Empire’s main objective is destroying the Republic and gaining complete power.

The game not only features high tech SWTOR starships to player’s enjoyment, but there are vast planets to explore and land on as well. Known planets so are are: Tython (the Jedi’s home), Korriban, Hutta, Ord Mantell, Coruscant, Balmorra, Alderaan, Tatooine, Dromundkaas, Taris, Belsavis, Voss, Hoth, Nar Shaddaa, Corellia, Ilum and Quesh. With that many number of planets, imagine just how large a game SWTOR is. Well folks, that’s it for our introductory SWTOR guide. Stay tuned for more details and guides about SWTOR that will be made available here at SWTORGuide.net.

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Free SWTOR Beta Key

November 16th, 2011 by Hayden

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By the way, did you hear? MMORPG.com is giving away tons and tons of beta keys!! If you’re reading this post, quickly head over to their site for the free swtor beta key.

MMORPG.com was given tons of beta test key for Star Wars The Old Republic. Although you will not receive it right away, they guarantee you access when the next phase beings. You must however redeem this key before Nov 18 @11.59PM in order to be invited into the beta. So hurry up and don’t miss this chance to get invited.

The key must be redeemed from the official SWTOR.com site and not at MMORPG.com

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SWTOR Choose Your Side – Sith Inquisitor VS Trooper Trailer

November 13th, 2011 by Jack Matthews

Check out the latest video released from Bioware revealing more information on the Sith Inquisitor and Trooper. Watch as the video shows detailed information on their armor, weapons and how they revolve in the galaxy. Know how these characters use their class skills and its effects.

For more advanced content such as strategies and gaming hints, please refer to this SWTOR Complete Guides Bundle.

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SWTOR Early Game Access Details Revealed

November 8th, 2011 by Hayden

Hope you were one of those who pre-ordered the SWTOR mmo. If you did, you are in luck as you will have gained an Early Game Access before the launch on December 20th. A great chance for all you SWTOR gamers to start before anyone else. Stay ahead of the game and other folks.

Depending on which day you redeem your Pre-Order Code, you have the chance to gain Early Game Access of up to five days before the official release date. Redeem your code here at the Code Redemption Center. If you haven’t then order it right away as there is still time. See what you will get in our Pre-order details or watch the exciting SWTOR collectors edition unboxing video

lay your character ahead of the official live game launch.Many of you have been wondering how long Early Game Access will last, and we are now happy to announce that depending on when you redeem your Pre-Order Code, you will gain Early Game Access up to five days before the official game launch date.

More advanced contents such as tips, hints and strategies is shared over at SWTOR Guide.

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SWTOR Credits Guide: the Way of Crafting

November 6th, 2011 by Jack Matthews

This article provides a preliminary guide for the Way of Crafting, more advanced content such as related gameplay strategies could be found in this SWTOR Credits Guide.

So how does SWTOR credits play its role in determining the game’s economy? It’s not yet possible to do a complete analysis of how the currency plays out in Star Wars the Old Republic. This article provides a good starting point for anyone who wants to learn more about SWTOR credits.

First off, from the updates and players’ speculations, crafting is likely to be a big thing in SWTOR. Thus, it would be reasonable to assume that one of the popular means to make SWTOR credits when the game is released will be via crafting. So far, it’s likely that the crafting system will let you craft epic items which are more or less in line with dungeon rewards. There is also the possibility to end up crafting items that are a bit more than dungeon loots. These are items that will earn the sellers lots of money when sold off.

Other things to consider in light of this crafting speculation is that everyone who are trying to make lots of money will use crafting as a means to earn those SWTOR credits. In other words, everyone will be trying to max out their crafting skills. Which also suggest that crafting items and materials will be even more difficult to come by and also become more expensive over time.

With this chain of effect, it would mean that gamers will also be able to sell away crafting materials at an even higher price than the market as well. Yet another way to earn SWTOR credits.

The good news is that in SWTOR, gamers can take on both crafting and gathering at once. With the availability of crew skills, you could also send your crew to go gathering for you.

Another rather obvious means to make SWTOR credit for the experienced MMORPG gamer is hoarding. When the game is first released, everyone will be on the race to max their crafting skills. Be quick to gather and sell away those crafting materials and items. When the price drops because the first wave of crafters have hit the crafting cap, that’s when you buy and gather the items again at a lower price for future investment. Sounds just like the stock market doesn’t it. The beauty is crafting epic items with your low-cost materials (the same ones earlier gamers bought at a higher price) to make even more profit.

For more details about the currency, stay tunned for more updates from swtorguide.net.

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