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SWTOR - worth a try?
« on: March 09, 2019, 05:10:02 PM »
Does anyone have any experience with this title? Is it worth playing? I understand it's free now.

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Re: SWTOR - worth a try?
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2019, 07:41:11 PM »
Never played it, but I have gone back and watched a lot of compilation videos regarding major story choices and companion dialogue, and most of that stuff seemed pretty interesting.  They had a lot of great voice talent behind all the different classes and companions, and there were light side/dark side paths for pretty much every class.  You could play against type and be a light side Sith if you wanted, and the dialogue changed accordingly.  Granted, from what I heard there was a ton of grindy content in-between each meaningful conversation, so the actual gameplay may not be super exciting or worth focusing on.

Initially I just never got into it after what I heard they did in the narrative with Revan, mainly just because the ideas I had in my head of where he went after KOTOR1 was much more satisfying than what they did with him.  Also it's one of those dangerous situations where a game gets you super invested in a character that you have full control over (in this case both PCs in KOTOR1 and 2), and then in later material they canonically decide that he/she's a chump. 

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Re: SWTOR - worth a try?
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2019, 02:30:52 PM »
I've tried playing it a few times and got super annoyed. It's "free" but it's not. Sure you can play it, but it's going to slap you across the face at every turn with the fact that you're a freeloader. Want to hide your helm? Yeah, that'll cost money. Want to play a cool race? Money. Want to do X? Money.

If you can get past all that, by all accounts it's a decent Star Wars story.


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Re: SWTOR - worth a try?
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2019, 02:49:53 PM »
That would frustrate the living shit out of me.