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Cybrdroyd's Avatar

02.03.2012 , 04:20 PM | #1
Moved to General Discussion...
Playing SWTOR for the XP is like getting married for the sex. Once you get there, you have to find some other reason to keep playing...

jonobiwan's Avatar

02.03.2012 , 04:24 PM | #2
I couldn't disagree more. This game has a much better feel than WOW in my opinion and it is more than a single player story with side mmo stuff. If has the group stuff but some missions are beter with help and it has a great sense of scope IMO. IMO this game won't go F2P not for a long while if ever. Sad to see you go but many of us are enjoying the game and can't wait for more.

Cybrdroyd's Avatar

02.03.2012 , 04:26 PM | #3
Sorry, I had meant for this to go in the general forum, my bad
Playing SWTOR for the XP is like getting married for the sex. Once you get there, you have to find some other reason to keep playing...

PulseXXX's Avatar

02.03.2012 , 04:32 PM | #4
I just skimmed through this and noticed a few things that made me go

- "This game is more or less The old republic 3...." - I don't remember BW or anyone involved with this game saying that it was anything but an old republic version of an MMO.

- In reference to EvE, "...and the graphics are top notch" - ***?

Your major complaint is that the game is too linear. TBH, that's what I like. I don't want to spend three hours jumping from solar system to solar system for a fight that lasts a minute and thirty seconds. I don't want to spend 45 minutes camping a gate, and I don't want to be forced to group just to travel around.

I wan't to log in, have some fun, and log out. This is a game for me, not a second job. Any MMO that forces me to play 6 hours a day just to keep up with the Jones' is not an MMO I want to play.

And because it wouldn't be a farewell thread without someone saying it, can I have your stuff?
All warfare is based on deception.

Alloha's Avatar

02.03.2012 , 04:55 PM | #5
Everyone is entitled to their own opinion so yea if you don't like Swtor then don't play it theres heaps of other F2P MMOS online so go play one of them
cover me porkins!!

Xenich's Avatar

02.03.2012 , 06:04 PM | #6
The EXP in the game ruins everything.

I have no desire to move on.

Everything I focus on to achieve is out leveled far too fast, making achievement pointless.

The only thing I have to look forward to is the end level, but then end game is really nothing more than a pointless grind until new content. After all, if you can beat the end dungeons, what point is there to progress to better gear? End game should be a late focus, not an immediate one which it is in this game as fast exp results in.

What am I going to craft? The rewards from end game are better, so the fast leveling I dealt made focusing on crafting as beneficial pointless. What about all of the commendation gear I could have worked on while I was progressing through the game? The planets went by so fast that the rewards were always lacking.

Ive played this game a while now. While some may like it, I see it as a complete failure.

Not because of the content, they had plenty of that. Not because of the development system, because it had a lot of depth, but rather because they pushed you through it so fast that none of it mattered.

I tend to quit MMO's at end game because I don't care for pointless grinds, but this game did in record time what most take a bit to achieve. That is, they drove the player base to an end game to chase nothing.

Well... I think I am done. Good luck to the rest if you like it, but this game is dead to me.