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SW: TOR trailer

Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:16 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbpDxrew4A0

Damn, Disney needs to take some hints from these people.
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:25 pm

Well, it is Bioware. Storytelling is what they do best. Great cinematics, too.
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:45 pm

Holy ****!
That made the hair stand up on the back of my neck.
We need full length movies of this caliber.
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:08 pm

sircharles32 wrote:
Holy ****!
That made the hair stand up on the back of my neck.
We need full length movies of this caliber.
Wow, I thought it was a movie trailer at first, gave me chills.
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Tue Oct 11, 2016 12:40 am

It oughta look good, SW:TOR is the most expensive video game in history with a bigger development budget than most Hollywood blockbusters. And, yeah, Bioware understands storytelling.
 
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:18 am

What I can't believe is that WoW is number 42 on that list.
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Tue Oct 11, 2016 8:18 am

It will be nice if they could bring it over to Linux, but I guess that is not to happen anytime soon. Then again KOTR II: The Sith Lords has been ported over, so who knows.
 
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:04 am

This is probably a dumb question.... err...

But is this an expansion for the existing MMO or is this is a standalone singleplayer RPG? (i kinda ignored the MMO, but would be keen on an RPG).
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:33 am

Expansion.

I think I stalled out around level 15-ish the last time I tried SW:TOR. Coming from WoW, I always felt like there was too much story and not enough action (I mostly wanted to thrash bad guys with a lightsaber).

But now that I'm taking another break from WoW...maybe I'll give this a shot again just for the story.
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Tue Oct 11, 2016 10:20 am

I agree....they need to make movies, but unfortunately Disney paid a lot to have control and that is too bad. I am sure Bioware has to pay Disney to do anything with the Star Wars...that is a damned shame since I would prefer to watch this over Disney's "has to be kid friendly Movies" They should be rated R so they could be free to do pretty much anything. I  was Happy at 1st Disney acquired Star Wars / Lucas arts or whatever is was called but now I am afraid it is going to be a joke, But I hope I am wrong IMHO.

I did not google the whole Star wars Franchise ETC. So I could be totally wrong
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:36 am

yogibbear wrote:
This is probably a dumb question.... err...

But is this an expansion for the existing MMO or is this is a standalone singleplayer RPG? (i kinda ignored the MMO, but would be keen on an RPG).


MMO.

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I think I stalled out around level 15-ish the last time I tried SW:TOR. Coming from WoW, I always felt like there was too much story and not enough action (I mostly wanted to thrash bad guys with a lightsaber).


I've always been a subscriber, I come back to it every four months or so just to catch up on the story. One cool thing they did was make all dungeons solo-able. You get a suped-up companion droid that can heal and or tank. And its because of that I play it like an RPG.
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:41 am

vargis14 wrote:
I agree....they need to make movies, but unfortunately Disney paid a lot to have control and that is too bad. I am sure Bioware has to pay Disney to do anything with the Star Wars...that is a damned shame since I would prefer to watch this over Disney's "has to be kid friendly Movies" They should be rated R so they could be free to do pretty much anything. I  was Happy at 1st Disney acquired Star Wars / Lucas arts or whatever is was called but now I am afraid it is going to be a joke, But I hope I am wrong IMHO.

I did not google the whole Star wars Franchise ETC. So I could be totally wrong


Actually EA (which owns Bioware) has a 10 year license for any SW related games. The stuff that Bioware does in TOR is, as of right now, non-cannon. I say as of right now because all it would take is for one of the Disney licensed authors or screen writers to reference something in TOR to make it cannon. And they sort of have with a few planets already referenced in the newer novels.
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:59 am

whm1974 wrote:
It will be nice if they could bring it over to Linux, but I guess that is not to happen anytime soon. Then again KOTR II: The Sith Lords has been ported over, so who knows.

But why?  MMOs are huge/expensive and the Linux market is both tiny and temperamentally opposed to software subscription fees/microtransactions.
 
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:25 pm

Kretschmer wrote:
MMOs are huge/expensive and the Linux market is both tiny and temperamentally opposed to software subscription fees/microtransactions.

 If you can't afford a Windows license for your gaming PC, what are the odds that you'll pay for an MMO?
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Re: SW: TOR trailer

Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:32 am

TOR was a dream coming true after famous RPG games knights of the old republic. After the first trailer, which was awesome too by the way, I pre-ordered (mistake) the game and participated the beta. After 3 months of casual MMO play (read, sleepless nights, zombie work days) I quit for good. I was coming from almost pure PvP/RvR (realm vs. realm) Warhammer Online and expecting heavy PvP, aka, poke bad guys with lightsaber in the head
I was deeply disappointed. The game was not really that bad on PvP but the playerbase's main tendency was hell. There were occasional incidents of groups of players meeting in a PvP zone and killing eachother in turns for PvP points&gear to use them in PvE instances. The balance between 2 realm was off and skills needed to be reworked. A Bioware classic, Mages and ranged attacks to rule them all, was ruining the balance and the game.
So, I quit. After the trailer, I reactivated my account and found out it was so old, it's actually tied to my yahoo mail :)
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