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While all MMORPG launches are fraught with drama, Bioware’s Star Wars: The Old Republic has seen even more so due to the fact that it carries our beloved IP’s name on the box. Well the drama continues as Bioware has gone ahead and disabled players ability to post on the official forums late last night. Here is what they had to say…

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EA is slowly destroying the game industry...
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I noticed that everytime I google something about SWTOR and get direct to the forum, it never works anymore biggrin.gif
 
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EA is slowly destroying the game industry...

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I've been around the gaming scene back when EA was unashamedly evil, then they "changed" and began spouting "don't be evil" as their mantra. But I never trusted them! I NEVER TRUSTED THEM!

But in saying that, just so you don't think I side with them, I too would take away the soap-box that is being used by screaming, Ritalin popping *******.
(Apparently that word is a no-no. But I'm sure your colourful imaginations can fill it in.)

All gaming forums are getting pathetically bad these days.
Edited by Nicnivian - 1/4/12 at 2:39am
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Is someone willing to PM me what they said? I'm at work and I can't view it frown.gif
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Wow I don't have this game yet but did you know EA banned one player who plays bf3 and he has dragon age on his origin account which contains nudity or hentai not sure what but does show you what EACH is pushing into and yes they are destroying everything. Why did they lock forums on star wars? What was the drama about mostly?
Edited by 78@pwnt4lif3 - 1/4/12 at 2:48am
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UPDATE: And apparently the forums are back up making this a completely pointless post! Oh, Bioware, you’ve made this enthusiasts life so interesting these last few weeks I just want to run and stick my head in the Microwave… No explanation as to why the forums were disabled, but we’ll be sure to let you know if one comes down.


Same source

From what I'm understanding, it is maintenance tonight or something, too?
So... This seems like screaming wolf a bit prematurely...

p.s: After reading some other content on that site, it seems quite amateurish. Just an imo.
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I blame world of warcraft partially for the failures of other MMOs. Because WoW has become what it iswith its following, people are always comparing any game to WoW. SWTOR imo 100 times better than WoW (though it might not have all he features). It has a new feel and the story is one that you can actually follow without knowledge of the lore except for things like what is the force which can be explained very easily. WoW's story to me is non existent. Their story does not really affect your gaming experience. I'm level 85 and skipped through all of it. Plus I can't tell what quest were part of the story line versus quests in an area to get you just to level up.

I really hope SWTOR isn't gong to fail. It's such a great game aside from a small minor issues the launch is fine.
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I thought the message was going to be from Bioware themself saying they shut it down due to drama. Instead it was pure speculation by some dude with a blog. That was horrible news by the writter and his employer should fire him. Seriously he goes on about how horrible the community is yet imo him jumping the gun and saying that was the reason Bioware shut the forums down was WORSE lol.
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