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Had the same hologram issue. Had to change AA to 0 in the .ini file and manually force it using my graphics drivers
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The funniest part is when my lightsaber disappears and I am figthing with my bare hands. My hands make lightsaber noises biggrin.gif
 
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Hey guys, I'm looking at getting SW:TOR , not really too sure if i should or not.
I was Semi into WoW, but ended up quitting at about level 40. as i got bored of it and sick of the monthly payments.
So basicly, is it worth getting for someone who has only really played one MMO and not very far into it?
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Hey guys, I'm looking at getting SW:TOR , not really too sure if i should or not.
I was Semi into WoW, but ended up quitting at about level 40. as i got bored of it and sick of the monthly payments.
So basicly, is it worth getting for someone who has only really played one MMO and not very far into it?

This is my first MMO and I can tell you that for me, reaching level 40 soon, the game has lost its magic. Maybe because I have been playing 8-10 hours / day. I don't know but all I can say is that it starts strong and you immerse yourself in this amazing world created by BioWare. Levelling up to 25 is easy and fast. At one point, you simply skip all the nice dialogues and you just want to get on with the game. There are multiple bugs and some are annoying. For example, on Balmorra, 4 people, including myself, could not kill a boss because of the infamous 'cannot see target' error. We were just looking at it and tried to hit it but we could not. We reset the mission 5 times for it to work.

The higher your level, the less people on the planet you are. I took me a whole day yesterday to find people for heroics. This is very annoying as I needed the credits and I did not leave Balmorra until I finished absolutely everything.


Bottom line, you will like the game a lot but there will be moments when it becomes repetitive, slows down from your main quest, and buggy. Certain missions have the same environment (DA2 anyone?) but characters change. Now yesterday's patch ruined my whole game. I was fighting a sith boss on Balmorra, part of the bonus mission and poof, I got kicked out of the game with 'your account has been disconnected'. It happened 5 times. All of a sudden my game freezes and I cannot do anything. I also have mouse issues now. It disappears and I need to alt+tab a few times. When I do this and I am in a group, the group portrait photos become all black. You cannot see your party members anymore.
 
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mellowsmiley.gif Well that worries me a bit TBH, I was hoping it would be an MMO i could really get into and play for a while, sounds like it might be pretty simmilar to my WoW experience in that case.
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44 now and blatantly started skipping (i.e. power bashing space bar) random mission dialogues since the objectives have virtually become all the same. Don't really need to listen to the story since 99% of missions are: go here and touch blue light up console or go here and kill XYZ boss. Main quest is cool though
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44 now and blatantly started skipping (i.e. power bashing space bar) random mission dialogues since the objectives have virtually become all the same. Don't really need to listen to the story since 99% of missions are: go here and touch blue light up console or go here and kill XYZ boss. Main quest is cool though

My point exactly. You already know that if you need to slice some systems or disable some transmitters, if you kill people around these targets you will get bonus for your effort. Usually its 20/25 kills. Then stage 2 comes, then 3 , etc. I am fed up with these missions and what I do is slice these cloaked. I go to the terminal click on the thing, uncloak, finish first objective, force cloak so I won't be seen, go to the next one, etc. In quick, out faster via quick travel.

This is the annoying boss that has a bug!!

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This is usually the challenge for a game like this. To keep people's interest. Mine dived like a rock in a pond tongue.gif.
 
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Finnsta - If you got bored of the faceroll quick leveling in WoW then you will probably get bored of this. You need to be in the right mood to play a game like SWTOR. The long dialogues take time, and as MLJS54 said above me - it's pretty much the same thing except for your main story line.

I've put less than 2-days playtime in and I'm level 27 I think, it is a really great game, but it is cutscene and story driven. So the question is do you like those sorts of games (e.g. Mass Effect)?
It's something fresh, but whilst leveling it's not really a "quickly jump on here and kill 30 minutes" sort of game (like WoW, Call of Duty).

But a £45 price tag is a bit high to test it out, shame you didn't join the beta weekends smile.gif
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Yer, im really wishiing i did join the Betas.
Tbh i was not interested in SWTOR at all, but the holidays made me really start craving an MMO, and then last night i finished watching all of the star wars films...
I guess SWTOR was the next step haha.
would be nice if they had like a 5-10 day trial or something.
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