Dec 072011

by Thom

Welcome everybody to another Thought Transmission! Because of the massive amount of spoilers that this article generates concerning KotOR, Revan the novel AND SW:TOR, I do not want to give you anything to skim over before you actually started reading this article, if you are planning on reading the book yourself, or if you have still not played either game yet and do not want to be spoiled up front. With that disclaimer up front, on with the show!

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Nov 302011

by Thom

Expanding the universe; where will we go next?
The feature list for The Old Republic has been gradually filling up in recent months, including more information on companions, operations, warzones, and a fully functional galaxy map. On this galaxy map, we can ‘visit’ all 17 planets that are currently set to be playable at launch in December. In alphabetical order; Alderaan, Balmorra, Belsavis, Corellia, Coruscant, Dromund Kaas, Hoth, Hutta, Ilum, Korriban, Nar Shaddaa, Ord Mantell, Quesh, Taris, Tatooine, Tython and Voss. These planets have all been fleshed out and going by screenshots, released videos and other media, they all look amazing. Yet, clouded this game’s future is. Speculation is very fun, and therefore I am going to speculate on possible future planets, including a short description of what to find there and why this planet might feature sooner rather than later in the game.

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Nov 232011

by Thom

[ed. note: Please welcome our newest CRR Staff Writer, Thom Brinkman. His debut article focuses on what it means to play Dark, Light, or Gray in SWTOR.]

Sith or Jedi? Empire or Republic? Good or evil?

The struggle in Star Wars has always been about good versus evil. Darth Vader opposite of Luke Skywalker in Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi or even more recently Yoda battling Dooku in Attack of the Clones and against Palpatine in Revenge of the Sith. The whole universe created by George Lucas has inspired many people throughout their lives, and the identity of many geeks would not have been established without Star Wars pulling them in.

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