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well, damn. I was really looking forward to this title!
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SWTOR is one of the most profitable games in the world. I really don't understand why people think it's an economic failure. Failure of a sequel, sure, that's pretty standard when a sequel changes genres. But far from a failure of a game.

And I don't understand why people think it was supposed to be a true sequel, in any way other than by spirit only, but whatever...

Haters gonna hate!
All the while BW gets my subscription, my CC money, and playing time too.

Thanks - T

For the record, they have my money too. My two toons are doing well on The Harbinger.
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Pretty stupid move TBH, 1313 was looking pretty good for a Star Wars game. Judging from this decision, I guess Rebecca Black and Justin Bieber will play in next SW movie


Why not they already milked SW as it is.. why not add Rebecca Black and Justin Bieber after all he would make a good D.Vador....
(and to be fair.. R.B isn't that bad of a singer, she just got taken advantage of by people when filming Friday in which they did not know what they were doing)
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Good, maybe Disney actually cares about the Star Wars franchise. Lucas has been beating the dead horse for 15 years.

However, people losing their jobs is never good.
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I hope they license to Tim Schafer's studio Double Fine.
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You might be right. Sell a bunch of copies because the game was over hyped, have 25% of your player base leave within 60 days so you don't have to pay for network and server upkeep. Then convert the game to a Free to Play model, thus further driving away more of your initial player base and make money off the poor saps that stay off of micro-transactions.

They very well may have made a lot of money doing things that way, but one thing is for sure, it pisses off the customer base and makes it less likely that you will get them to buy another product from you ever again.

Wow.
Bitter much?

First, the game was not over-hyped, and if you were expecting more, you didn't bother paying attention in the first place.
I STILL enjoy the stories, more than a year later, and I'm working on even more level 50 characters to get ready for 2.0 and the first expansion.
Second, if you think that the game is F2P, then you need to reexamine what you're able to DO as an F2P player, which, in short is not much. If you really want to experience and progress within the game's content, you're subscribing.

And anyway, if by customer base you mean the wishy-washy "tester types", I don't want to play with anyone like that anyway. Don't bother clogging up my server! thumb.gif

Back to OT: Disney has sunk the star Wars name. Right? Right.

Thanks - T
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Good, maybe Disney actually cares about the Star Wars franchise. Lucas has been beating the dead horse for 15 years.

However, people losing their jobs is never good.

HAH!

Yeah, that's why they're going to ignore canon established by Lucas himself, licensed by his authority, and written by LFL authors, and instead defile the Star Wars name with some other new, rancid Disney tripe that no SW fan will dare go within 10 miles of?
Yeah, dropping my SW fanboy pants here, but there's a reason I'm so heated about all this, and that is basically it.

If Disney cared, they'd follow what's been done, and embellish it to make it modern, not re-write it to destroy what already exists.

But then again, this viewpoint is exactly what I get lambasted for day in and day out, so meh... Can't win them all...

Thanks - T
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SWTOR is one of the most profitable games in the world. I really don't understand why people think it's an economic failure. Failure of a sequel, sure, that's pretty standard when a sequel changes genres. But far from a failure of a game.

doesn't change that it's a terrible, terrible mmo. "let's clone wow, but integrate to some degree the tedious bland combat from our previous games. that way, it will no positive aspects whatsoever. but it's starwars, so it'll do ok"
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I'm not surprised.
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HAH!

Yeah, that's why they're going to ignore canon established by Lucas himself, licensed by his authority, and written by LFL authors, and instead defile the Star Wars name with some other new, rancid Disney tripe that no SW fan will dare go within 10 miles of?
Yeah, dropping my SW fanboy pants here, but there's a reason I'm so heated about all this, and that is basically it.

If Disney cared, they'd follow what's been done, and embellish it to make it modern, not re-write it to destroy what already exists.

But then again, this viewpoint is exactly what I get lambasted for day in and day out, so meh... Can't win them all...

Thanks - T
We haven't seen anything that Disney has published yet. We have been frothing in Lucas's manure for a while now. Well, I shouldn't say we, I haven't cared about Star Wars for quite some time.
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