Mar 282012
 

Family tree arrangement & Legacy benefits

Many have debated how the Legacy family tree arrangement would impact their Legacy benefits. William Wallace, a senior game designer at Bioware, has cleared up all the debate. As he explains in his post, the arrangement of your Legacy characters has no positive or negative impact.

 More from William Wallace after the Jump…

 

“The family tree is just a fun visualization of the relationships between your characters – we don’t want you to ever have to “respec” your family to get the unlocks you want, or for guilds to require you to have a certain family arrangement in order to pick up the right rewards.”William Wallace, Bioware

 

So make your Trooper your son or have him be a rival as long as he is in your Legacy the benefits will apply. Once again Bioware is allowing you to play the game however you want to and allow it to be your story. Perhaps this just might help bring out the hidden role player in us all.

Is this a good way to handle the Family tree arrangement? We would love to hear your opinions.

  5 Responses to “Family tree arrangement & Legacy Benefits”

  1. My wife and I would like to be wife-husband in SWTOR but our main characters are on separate accounts. So my question is: is it possible to link characters on different accounts? If not, do they plan to implement it the near future?

  2. So, in other words, when it comes to our legacy, William Wallace wants us to have…

    FREEEEEE—-DOOOOMMM!!!!!!

    – Bonez (OTG-Empire)

  3. @Sam This is a good question. They did talk briefly about it at the Guild Summit, in response to a question. As of now, Legacy is just the characters on your account. In fact, until character transfers are implemented it is for your Legacy characters on the same server. I think it would be a neat idea to allow players to develop relationships, along the Legacy idea, with fellow players. Don’t lose hope this is just the beginning of the Legacy roll-out with Patch 1.2 🙂

  4. @Bonez This reply gets two thumbs up!! 🙂

  5. What a great question! That isn’t in the game so far, but it should be!

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