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    I am on Kissai Dark Side (PVE) but I doubt that server will be online for the stress test. Other tests involved a fresh batch of server which were only used during the test.
    2 weeks ago the stress test meant no one could login really... heres hoping it works this weekend although I am general beta

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    ive downloaded it, installed it but wont be here this weekend, going to see my girlfriend, only taking my tablet with me and that wont play it

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    Before you get too excited, check your acceptance EMail. It tells you when you can log in, I am Sat 10pm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CAM View Post
    Before you get too excited, check your acceptance EMail. It tells you when you can log in, I am Sat 10pm.
    I'm in the first wave so got to play from 4pm today.

    Currently a level 10 Smuggler

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    got accepted into the weekend beta, VM has an area fault... typical, didn't even get to the character creation

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiamH View Post
    got accepted into the weekend beta, VM has an area fault... typical, didn't even get to the character creation
    #FirstWorldProblems



    How's it looking? Is The Old Republic the WoW beater 'they' claim it is or is it more of the same?

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    #FirstWorldProblems
    Pretty sure its a basic human right! (/sarcasm)

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiamH View Post
    Pretty sure its a basic human right! (/sarcasm)
    It comes to something when that comment needs sarcasm tags...

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    Really good beta for me, tested out all of the Republic classes and may now switch my original plans.

    Ran smooth and apart from the Friday night logging in nightmare it was really good. Now to wait another three weeks for it to launch, glad I pre-ordered ages ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    #FirstWorldProblems



    How's it looking? Is The Old Republic the WoW beater 'they' claim it is or is it more of the same?
    Ooooh have I got an opinion on this!

    POSITIVES:
    + Full voice acting.
    + Star Wars theme!
    + Cover system is interesting.
    + Death of the MMORPG holy trinity of tank/healer/DPS.

    NEGATIVES:
    - Classes are mirrored so technically only 4 exist with subtle changes between factions.
    - Character maker is limited given how many races are in Star Wars
    - The entire things smacks of WoW with a space skin on it. I felt like I was playing a WoW alt in a different setting.
    - Moral choices aren't moral at all and merely another form of currency.
    - The game utterly failed to engage me during the starter area. This shouldn't be the case for a game which is so anticipated.
    - Story zones are merely marketing talk for WoW's phasing technology.

    It was so bad I actually had more fun playing Vanguard again instead of the SWTOR beta Sunday evening and that is a failed MMO! This one will be a lot of split opinions but I don't think anyone with a WoW account can justify spending 4 quid for a game that makes no shame in it's attempts to copy and compete. There isn't really anything new or groundbreaking in it.
    Last edited by CAM; 28th November 2011 at 02:32 PM.

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    Does anyone have any beta invites left.

    Would love to give it a try

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    Unfortunately it's only a weekend Beta so finished today (may have a few more hours due to timezones)

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    It should finish at 6am Tuesday morning due to the timezones...

    Really enjoyed it myself - even though there were a few bugs etc still in the client...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CAM View Post
    It was so bad I actually had more fun playing Vanguard again instead of the SWTOR beta Sunday evening and that is a failed MMO! This one will be a lot of split opinions but I don't think anyone with a WoW account can justify spending 4 quid for a game that makes no shame in it's attempts to copy and compete. There isn't really anything new or groundbreaking in it.
    For me it comes down to what you are looking for. I love WoW, have done for years, but where it lets me down is the setting... I much prefer scifi (and if I'm really picky, post apoc, world gone to hell scifi). So if Bioware can give me WoW with a scifi "skin" then I'm in!

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    Quote Originally Posted by flyinghaggis View Post
    Does anyone have any beta invites left.

    Would love to give it a try
    Doesnt work on invites sadly but if you register for the beta you should get in the next weekend test.

    For all those weekend testers, I have heard rumours of another weekend test around the 9th.



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