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06.05.2012

The Weekly Forum Thread Round-Up: June 5th, 2012

Hello everyone,

We are back with this week’s Forum Thread Round-Up. Every week, we highlight some of the most interesting discussions in the Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ community. Most of these discussions originate from our forums, but we will also be looking at what people are saying about The Old Republic on other sites whenever we can.

If you would like to nominate any discussions for next week please feel free to do so in the forum thread.

Let’s begin!

Show off your characters!: Setting aside their differences, players from both the Republic and Empire have come to this thread to show off screenshots of their characters. Thank you JediElf for nominating this thread!

  • TailsMontyG shows off his Sith Warrior ominously standing over an Orokeet.
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  • This rancor was no match for VanderII’s Jedi Knight.
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If you were a Jedi/Sith which Lightsaber form would you specialize in?: Origin poster, RDeanOU, asks a tough but important question for any force user. Some of your answers included:

  • Laris Rai: “Shien and Niman. Perfect for mixing some Force attacks in with my lightsaber work.”
  • SNCommand: “I would try to master both Makashi and Soresu, giving me an edge against the two most common opponents one could face.”

Your own personal 'head canon'...: Some of you gathered together to share your personal stories for each of your characters.

  • Bright ephemera: “I have stories for all my characters. I was a fantasy/literature fan before I was a gamer.”
  • RepublicGurl: “I have always had a rather... indulgent imagination. When I saw the Hope trailer for the first time, I got excited seeing one Jedi amidst a legion of Sith. That spiraled my brain into coming up with a Jedi character I would find appealing and would want to write about.”

Cathar as a Playable Species: Yesterday, we announced at E3 that Cathar will be the first new playable species introduced to Star Wars: The Old Republic. It looks like a lot of you are just as excited as we are!

  • Gwena: “Double yay! I think Cathar is a great choice for a new playable species, and glad to see a thread about it here.”
  • Psi overtake: “This makes me happy! Wonder if it'll make its way into the forum smilies, too?”

The Ten Commandments of Huttball: Origin poster, perih, states 10 Huttball rules they always follow.

  • Mordris: “Good post. It amazes me how many people will focus fire scrubs away from where they need to be. Positioning for passing is probably the best skill to have in there.”
  • DroidDreamer: “I like how the first three rules AND the first amendment are to pass the ball. Could not agree more.”

This week was full of fun and interesting discussions! There are many other great conversations happening in the forums that are not on this list so be sure to explore. And don’t forget to nominate some of your favorites for next week’s round up by posting in this thread.

 

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