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TOROcast – Episode 134 – The Return

We're back to recording and we'll keep on recording as long as you keep listening.  This episode we talk about the last three weeks in SWTOR and the new website a bit. Download Link – Download this episode (right click ...

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TOROcast Returns

Good evening everyone.  It is with great pleasure that I am able to introduce to you what I would consider TOROcast.com 3.0.  With the third iteration of the new website you can expect a lot to come.  For now we ...

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Many Players, Many Progressions

Upon reaching the level cap in Rift, I realized that I had only played through one instance, barely participated in PvP arenas, and staunchly ignored world events and yet my quest log was still overfull. I had reached level cap ...

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Cyborg Does Not Compute

In addition to the swimming debate—which is still on-going, at least on our forums—BioWare’s recent UK event for Star Wars: The Old Republic also sparked conversation about a “cyborg” species. Some think cyborgs are different enough from baseline humans to ...

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SWIM FOR IT

Of the many interesting announcements from this week’s Star Wars: The Old Republic UK press event, we learned that there will be no swimming in the game. None. BioWare explained that it proved to be especially challenging to implement in ...

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Sgt Slaughter (Rules) In PvP

This past week, a debate sprung up on our forums about auto-facing—where players need not manually face toward an enemy to successfully attack—in Star Wars: The Old Republic. Some considered it not in keeping with the spirit of PvP. Others ...

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Words In Mah Mouf

From the rumors I’ve heard, Star Wars: The Old Republic has story. And not only the usual high-perspective “world story,” but a personal narrative for our characters more like what we’ve seen in BioWare’s single-player games. A big part of ...

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Companions: Now Riding the Bench

At PAX East BioWare mentioned that companions are not currently allowed in flashpoints, raids, or warzones. Previously it had been stated that they’d be available in every part in the game, but—at least for now—BioWare is testing this content without ...

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Role-Player Bounties

It was recently confirmed that BioWare would NOT be implementing player-based bounties in Star Wars: The Old Repbulic. That is to say, players won’t be able to put hits out on other players, allowing Bounty Hunters—if not all classes—to hunt ...

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Joining a Pre-launch Guild

MMOs are, for the most part, designed around players participating in game content in groups. Oftentimes these groups are organized as player guilds. A guild can be a very rewarding and fulfilling experience. It can also be a frustrating waste ...

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