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Make sure you don't black out in real life parties as well.

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Make sure you don't black out in real life parties as well.

Why... It's happened to me far too many times and I'm still here... *drools* biggrin.gif
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Actually I lied, I'm still getting a black screen... Blacking out is reserved for next weekend biggrin.gif

Edit: Fixed it, just deleted the file all together.
Edited by The_Hairy_Yak - 12/23/11 at 6:47pm
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So what are everyone's thoughts so far? I've been in for ~8 days, and its been great. Little to no technical problems, good story, etc.

It was a bit of grind getting to where I was, but in general, its a lot of fun. My one complaint would be that certain planets in the mid-part of the story rely on you having done a fair number of side-quests earlier; otherwise you'll end up a few levels under the recommended (I went to Alderaan, a lvl 28-32 planet at level 27).
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I've found a few bugs in the game and my video driver is trolling me. My cards give me 150 FPS but the usage is less than 40 % in most areas. Then, they spike to 70, to 80, back to 40, etc. Another annoying thing is when you are surrounded by 5-6 enemies and you kill one. When this one dies and drops goodies, your character may often cancel the fight and decide to scavenge whilst the others keep shooting you. How does this make sense BioWare?? One of the holocrons on Coruscant required more jumping than a pogo stick. This is not a problem when your character can jump but TOR has major issues with jumping rolleyes.gif.


The good? The experience is nice now that I can actually run and do some damage with my dual lightsaber. Story seems strong and captivating. Almost level 16 and everyone says my companion is ugly. I agree!! biggrin.gif
 
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yeah droogie, the story is awesome man, as is most of the voice acting (seems generic at times imho, usually in non-class quests), but its hard to deny youre fetching x of this, killing x of this, finding this guy here, then told to go find him somewhere else, repeat. picking the quests up in the same hub, coming back to turn them all in, move onto next area, etc. still think its done as good as can be tho... and if you like star wars, its a blast... pretty funny moments as well... but yeah man, sounds like you might wanna wait on it
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Yeah, I was just hoping for more than that if I'm gonna spend $15 a month to play a game again, especially with a $60 initial investment. That's a lot of money for a game. I'll probably wait for a free trial or something.

I might give SWGemu a try. I loved Galaxies for the skill based sandbox that it was (pre NGE and CU). SWGemu uses the old system.
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Yeah, I was just hoping for more than that if I'm gonna spend $15 a month to play a game again, especially with a $60 initial investment. That's a lot of money for a game. I'll probably wait for a free trial or something.
I might give SWGemu a try. I loved Galaxies for the skill based sandbox that it was (pre NGE and CU). SWGemu uses the old system.

I never thought I would say this but ... so far it is worth it. I am surprised at how lovely they community is and how we help each other out:thumb:
 
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I never thought I would say this but ... so far it is worth it. I am surprised at how lovely they community is and how we help each other out:thumb:

This is very true.

I'm used to a very abrasive WoW crowd and I must say, I was a skeptic but, I've been proven wrong.

The people in this game are well worth the effort and the important thing to remember is that they'll be constantly adding content.

Aside from Rift, this is actually only the 2nd MMO I've ever played that I can easily justify the monthly fee.
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yeah droogie, i'd also say it's obv worth it, but it's also all those things you said , so i couldn't recc it to you in good faith

the monthly always kills me on mmo's, but being a big star wars fan and having not had a girlfriend or social life for a year now, i've got more rainy day funds than id care for :shrug:

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