SWTOR: Catch-All

Damn you Bioware. Now I have no idea who to pick. Whatever, it'll be whichever female character has the best ass (Sure, I'm the only one who chooses based on that criteria).

Budo wrote:

Damn you Bioware. Now I have no idea who to pick. Whatever, it'll be whichever female character has the best ass (Sure, I'm the only one who chooses based on that criteria).

If that's your logic, go with whichever female character is voiced by Jennifer Hale (Republic Trooper, IIRC)

Ack, I might have to roll a Bounty Hunter.

Blizz, the Jawa Bounty Hunter companion confirmed!

http://live-event.ea.com/e3/chat/sta...

streaming event from today

Tanglebones wrote:
Budo wrote:

Damn you Bioware. Now I have no idea who to pick. Whatever, it'll be whichever female character has the best ass (Sure, I'm the only one who chooses based on that criteria).

If that's your logic, go with whichever female character is voiced by Jennifer Hale (Republic Trooper, IIRC)

The ass of the Republic Trooper will be voiced by Jennifer Hale?

Badferret wrote:

Ack, I might have to roll a Bounty Hunter.

Blizz, the Jawa Bounty Hunter companion confirmed!

They can get together for martinis!

I'm sure better quality vid's are coming but, Raid Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnV9i...

Maq wrote:

The problem with the Imperial Agent is they don't really have any archetypes in existing canon so they just feel a little bolted on.

Isn't that what Mara Jade is before she becomes good and later Skywalkers wife. She was the Imperial Hand back when the books were still good.

SpyNavy wrote:

Imperial Hand back when the books were still good. :)

Emperor's Hand, yeah. I always thought of her as an undercover agent/assassin. Guess that would fit. And how are they going to work a companion into the loner undercover spy storyline?

Kehama wrote:
SpyNavy wrote:

Imperial Hand back when the books were still good. :)

Emperor's Hand, yeah. I always thought of her as an undercover agent/assassin. Guess that would fit. And how are they going to work a companion into the loner undercover spy storyline?

Seems like they're going for more of a gregarious, James Bond-style spy, from what little I've seen.

Tanglebones wrote:
Kehama wrote:
SpyNavy wrote:

Imperial Hand back when the books were still good. :)

Emperor's Hand, yeah. I always thought of her as an undercover agent/assassin. Guess that would fit. And how are they going to work a companion into the loner undercover spy storyline?

Seems like they're going for more of a gregarious, James Bond-style spy, from what little I've seen.

So it's more of a companion in the firefly sense?

oilypenguin wrote:
Tanglebones wrote:
Kehama wrote:
SpyNavy wrote:

Imperial Hand back when the books were still good. :)

Emperor's Hand, yeah. I always thought of her as an undercover agent/assassin. Guess that would fit. And how are they going to work a companion into the loner undercover spy storyline?

Seems like they're going for more of a gregarious, James Bond-style spy, from what little I've seen.

So it's more of a companion in the firefly sense?

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Another trailer for the raid with about 30 extra seconds.

Really not feeling the raids. Then again, I'm pretty raided out. They're also more fun to play than watch.

New interview

Can you give us a brief rundown about operations in The Old Republic? What makes them different than MMOs, and what makes them similar?

We'll start with what is the same: it is big; it is multiple groups. There are going to be some really interesting fights, and some interesting puzzle pieces that aren't necessarily fights. Things that really make you strategize, put a group together, and have to practice and plan for what you're doing.

What makes it different? It is very much the difference between Flashpoints and a traditional dungeon. Context, story, having it really fit in the world, and feel like a piece of the history that's going on.

Now the question that always comes after that when I say story, no you will not be having raid-group sized multiplayer conversations. That would be terrible, terrible terrible.

There are lots of new companions that we saw so far: Scorpio, Lieutenant Pierce, and also the Jawa...

Blizz, BLIZZ!

Would you give a brief little explanation on what those companions are?
So who we got out there? Xalek, who people saw a picture of a long time ago, but he is actually out. Xalek is your DPS; he is pretty heavy, he is the same species General Grievous was before he got robotomized, and he is actually very late for the Sith Inquisitor. The Agent has Scorpio, who is sort of a very, very cold droid that is not Imperial or Republic make. She is somewhere very different, and hates you with every fiber of her electronic being and wants to kill you very much.

We have Blizz, who is by far my favorite and I think probably the most likely to become a plush toy. Blizz is an adorable little Jawa who just wants to help out and is kind of crazy, and is a great little engineer. He makes little shields and stuff for himself, and has a bunch of bags of tricks. And Lieutenant Pierce is for the Warrior who has been waiting and waiting and waiting to not have to listen to one of his companions ever tell him that he should not just murder everybody all the time. Lieutenant Pierce is your right hand man stormtrooper; he is an in-the-ground, in-the-dirt, likes to get dirty, full soldier who just has a horribly sadistic streak. So if you're that guy, he is sort of your dream partner.

Official Dev Tatooine walkthrough. If you watched the Live Event i posted earlier you've seen the walk through, but this time this is the polished version with good sound/video. They're also going through it with 2 people. Sith Inquistor and Imperial Agent.

Word around the galaxy is that a sizable number of beta invites went out today, so check those in-boxes, and as you are allowed to say if you get in, be sure to rub it in.

Badferret wrote:

Word around the galaxy is that a sizable number of beta invites went out today, so check those in-boxes, and as you are allowed to say if you get in, be sure to rub it in.

Tanglebones wrote:
Badferret wrote:

Word around the galaxy is that a sizable number of beta invites went out today, so check those in-boxes, and as you are allowed to say if you get in, be sure to rub it in.

:(

ukickmydog wrote:
Tanglebones wrote:
Badferret wrote:

Word around the galaxy is that a sizable number of beta invites went out today, so check those in-boxes, and as you are allowed to say if you get in, be sure to rub it in.

:(

:(

Well, sizable in this case was only around a 1000, but as closed beta was reportedly only around 2K before it does represent a 50% jump. Hopefully this is just the first salvo in an increasingly bigger beta pool over the course of the summer.

Badferret wrote:

Well, sizable in this case was only around a 1000, but as closed beta was reportedly only around 2K before it does represent a 50% jump. Hopefully this is just the first salvo in an increasingly bigger beta pool over the course of the summer.

Hear hear. Oh well, too much to hope for, I suppose.

Badferret wrote:

Well, sizable in this case was only around a 1000, but as closed beta was reportedly only around 2K before it does represent a 50% jump. Hopefully this is just the first salvo in an increasingly bigger beta pool over the course of the summer.

They appear to be inviting people from previous beta phases first.

Elycion wrote:
Badferret wrote:

Well, sizable in this case was only around a 1000, but as closed beta was reportedly only around 2K before it does represent a 50% jump. Hopefully this is just the first salvo in an increasingly bigger beta pool over the course of the summer.

They appear to be inviting people from previous beta phases first.

Ya lucky bugger!

They appear to be inviting people from previous beta phases first.

Previous betas from what? SW:TOOOOOOOOOOOOR?

fangblackbone wrote:
They appear to be inviting people from previous beta phases first.

Previous betas from what? SW:TOOOOOOOOOOOOR?

They've been running beta groups through SWTOR since the middle of last year.

Hey, I'm still in the beta, guys. Just wanted to put that out there.

Just signed up my wife for a SW:TOR account to increase the odds of getting a beta invite

/obsessed

jonnypolite wrote:

Hey, I'm still in the beta, guys. Just wanted to put that out there.

Don't think that cute baby picture makes us hate you less.