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So far the game play is ok. It feels pretty optimized playing at 1900x1200. Getting 75 to 120 fps. Still getting used to the interface. Leveling seems pretty fast also. If that is the case for final they will really need to have developed end game.

Also I was really afraid I would need a serious upgrade for this game but it is running smooth.
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Like any other game the first 10-15 levels will be quick to get to. Also performance is great in eyefinity.

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Enjoy it guys! Maybe you can post a short review. I can't run it properly mad.gif
 
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Jedi Knight is a pretty solid class. Rolled a Jedi Consular, only played it for 10 minutes but I'm liking it a lot more. Those are the only classes I've played, but I've heard a lot of good things about bounty hunters. Also, has anyone else noticed all the noobs whining about lightsabers? I'm playing on Jedi Covenant I believe, and they opened more servers about 2 hours ago, although I'm not sure how many. It just sucks that I bought BF3 and I won't even play it until Monday haha.
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Troopers are so bad ass, we wipe our barracks floors with sith guts after we get done playing target practice with their bodies in the field. Played JK last night before server went down and its honestly....not as fun as being a bad ass trooper with a BFG.


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I've been playing Imperial Agent. Explosive probe and frag grenade are awesome together. I just go started today so haven't got to check out any other classes yet but will do that soon.
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Troopers are so bad ass, we wipe our barracks floors with sith guts after we get done playing target practice with their bodies in the field. Played JK last night before server went down and its honestly....not as fun as being a bad ass trooper with a BFG.

I have to disagree. Force Charging into a giant group of enemies with my Sith Warrior is nothing short of epic. biggrin.gif
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mad.gif i need an new computer ASAP mad.gif
 
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I definitely like the game. I'm going to do everything I can to get this baby pre-ordered if it's still possible at this point.

However... there are abundant graphical bugs and plenty of subtitles that don't match the voice acting. It feels like a closed beta, not an open beta. They only have a month to go, and I doubt everything will be fixed by then.

However, from a technical standpoint, the game is very playable. No crashes. No lag. Everything is as smooth as butter. That's what I enjoyed so much about WoW back when I played, and it's great to see that here. I played LotRO for 6 months or so and it was the most stuttery piece of crap I've ever witnessed. Not here. 60fps feels like 60fps, not like 20.

Aside from the lengthy time it takes for textures to load when you alt + tab out and back into the game, the graphical performance of the game is pretty good considering the lack of support for DX10 and DX 11. I really hope they add support for those APIs soon, as DX11 in particular is so much more efficient than DX9. Good multi core support; I dunno if they support 6-8 cores, but my quad core gets loaded up pretty well when running this. It's embarrassing to see so many developers that don't support 4 cores at a minimum, and great to see that Bioware has not committed this faux pa.

PvP felt a bit weird to me. I don't know if Troopers are underpowered at level 13/14, but I felt like my damage output in PvP was not as high as other classes. Now I was being pretty lazy and not putting a ton of effort into maximizing my dps, but something felt off. I do enjoy the inclusion of a "PvP trinket" skill for low level characters though. I've only played two of the battlegrounds (or whatever they call them), and while Huttball was kind of... stupid, I enjoyed the one on Alderaan.

Crafting actually seems worthwhile in this game. I think I'm going to be making a lot of money off of selling epics. But man is the initial investment brutal. Leveling your crafting skills is a huge cash sink. Good for the long term economy of the game, and will hopefully discourage my compeition (wink.gif), but it's pretty brutal.

While I enjoy the voice acting and feel like the most of the quests are actually meaningful, I still find myself smashing my spacebar during conversations and blowing through quests with far too much ease. It definitely offers a better single player experience than other MMOs I've played, but I think I'll find myself entertained more with crafting than with questing.

I've only ran one instance (the starter alliance instance), and while it was the first instance, it felt too easy. Hopefully the difficulty of the game ramps up a bit at higher levels, as I can blast groups of normal enemies as a trooper with a single barrage. Wish there was something that made fights feel less of the same old crap over and over.

Now the only two MMORPGs I've played prior to this have been WoW and LotRO, but this is easily the better of those 3. I always resented being a new guy in an old game, but I finally have a chance to be the .1% and be at the top. It will be great to be part of "vanilla SW:TOR" and I'll surely play this thing through and through until the developers sell out to the point where the game is simply not fun anymore. It's inevitable. But hey, looks like it's off to a great start and it looks like I'm going to have to watch my eating habits and school work, because I'm already addicted.

...I think I need to pursue a career as a writer, because I keep writing ridiculous, long-winded posts. Oh well. Hopefully someone reads this redface.gif
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Like any other game the first 10-15 levels will be quick to get to. Also performance is great in eyefinity.

I agree with the eyefinity comment. Has the least side screen stretching I've seen out of any game ever. Just wish UI modules were movable but it hasn't affected my gameplay that much. This is definitely not near as much of a wow clone as I thought it was going to be (at least so far doing the beta weekend thing). They really only copied the things that needed to be copied (basically alot of stuff thats been in MMOs since before WoW. I really love how immersive the storyline (for BH) is so far. It barely feels like random chores and feels a bit more like what you are doing has a purpose (its not perfect in that respect but it's much more enjoyable to wow on the leveling/questing aspect. I also like how theres different questline for every class and the story can even diverge on a few separate paths.
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