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Playing with a Friend: SWToR Vs. Rift

Poll Results: What's best for playing with a friend: SWToR or Rift?

 
  • 100% (1)
    Star Wars: The Old Republic
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    Rift
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post #1 of 5
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So my friend and I are trying to decide which game is better for us to play together. We're planning on leveling characters, and only really want to play when we both have the time to play. I've personally tried both games, and I like both for their own reasons. The deciding factor really is how well each game is designed to play with friends.

My initial impressions were that Rift seems inherently designed better to play with friends. You can start a toon and play with your friend throughout leveling. You have the same starting areas, and pretty much the same quests. You only have to decide which side you want to be on.

With SWToR, you don't necessarily start together, and I imagine staying together is more difficult throughout leveling, considering each class has diverging story lines. The only way I can see to remedy that is to make similar classes. Is this true, or can we play together regardless of class after our respective starting planets, and tag along with each other's class quests?

If you have any other reasons that one is better than the other when playing with a friend, I'm all ears.

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Originally Posted by bckai View Post

can we play together regardless of class after our respective starting planets, and tag along with each other's class quests?

Yes. Most class quests are in similar areas of the planets, and you can even enter as a spectator into other people's class quests.

Playing SWTOR with friends is fun, and you get social points for it which unlock other goodies. Like cosmetic sand people armor. biggrin.gif
post #3 of 5
If you do world of warcraft you can do the recruit a friend feature which gives one of you a free month of play, a 2 man mount to use, and double xp gains when you guys play together. I did it, was a blast.
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Yeah, I've actually done the recruit a friend thing on WoW, but to be honest I don't really want to go back to that game. It was a blast at the time, but we're more interested in the newer stuff that's out.

Thanks for the suggestion though!


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