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1st Anniversary Fireworks are Coming!

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1st Anniversary Fireworks are Coming!
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Valethar
12.03.2012 , 04:17 PM | #71
Quote: Originally Posted by RixoFutu View Post
Fireworks? Really? First Party Jawa, now fireworks. Are we 10 years old kids or what?
To be fair, the fans were given a choice of three things, and the party jawa had the most votes by far. At least one of the others ended up as a C-Market item (the Rancor holo), but I can't recall right off what the third was.
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skiibyrd
12.03.2012 , 04:21 PM | #72
Quote: Originally Posted by Grafon View Post
Okay, I'm not one to complain. I love this game, have played it since launch, and will continue to play it. The ganfarri was alright, the party jawa was pretty cool, even though I pvp I appreciated the 25 black hole comms. But for the 1 year anniversary you're giving us 25 fireworks? Thats gonna last the majority of players maybe 5 minutes. Would it be that hard to just give us a device that can launch them off every minute or so? Fireworks are great, but it just seems like bioware picked up this idea for SWTOR's birthday at walgreens on the way to the party.
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Cial
12.03.2012 , 04:22 PM | #73
meh.

What about a Double Xp week? Or a special pet, title or cosmetic item for being subbed for a year. Or even discounted subscription packages for a limited time. Just fireworks is pretty lame.

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Mannam
12.03.2012 , 04:25 PM | #74
Now if only they could do a Return of the Jedi style celebration on Coruscant and Dromund Kaas. Fighters doing flybys overhead while fireworks go off. Fireworks are nice, but what about an anniversary hologram and title as well.

If you want more sparklies, hunt down some Twilight vampires and fire them up into the sky.
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Toccneppil
12.03.2012 , 04:33 PM | #75
Not bad as a free gift I suppose - depends how pretty they actually look when fired.

At least it's not another worthless pet or lame party jawa

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Morgalica
12.03.2012 , 04:34 PM | #76
Quote: Originally Posted by psirebral View Post
it's a shame it made it this far. Maybe you could fix the game? That'd be a pretty cool anniversary gift.
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Urael
12.03.2012 , 04:36 PM | #77
Quote: Originally Posted by Toccneppil View Post
Not bad as a free gift I suppose - depends how pretty they actually look when fired.

At least it's not another worthless pet or lame party jawa
No just something consumable and entirely forgetable. *two thumbs up with a wink* /sarc

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Zakjen
12.03.2012 , 04:40 PM | #78
Neato. Much better than the WoW gift. All we got was last years anniversary letter, and a tabard that goes away after the anniversary. Thanks!
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SentinelDranoel
12.03.2012 , 04:58 PM | #79
Rather get black hole comms but ok i guess.
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Blue_Leader
12.03.2012 , 04:59 PM | #80
Kind of neat, though would it be possible to just make these a permanent item with a timer rather than a stack of items, so they last forever? It doesn't seem like that "special" of a gift when we can run out of them.
Not trying to look a gift horse in the mouth, but it's something that caught my attention...

Though I must admit that this gift seems a little underwhelming for an anniversary...
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