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What made you choose your Class?

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What made you choose your Class?

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mikebevo
02.04.2014 , 09:55 AM | #11
The group that talked me into playing the game said guilds always need healers, so I had decided to roll a Sage. However, durning beta I did not want to spoil the Sage story, so I played around with a smuggler sawbones. Also picked female and Mirialan because I figure there was no way I would play either at launch. Feel in love with the smart aleck little Mirialan and recreated her at launch and have been playing her ever since. She is my main and always will be.

Smuggler is still my favorite class (not favorite story, but class), have a female slinger at 55 too. 2nd toon to 50 was a shadow, I did finally got my Sage Seer to 55 last week.

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Foxtrotmikelima
02.04.2014 , 09:56 AM | #12
Ive always gone for the hard hitting spike damage types in every game. It reflects my personality a lot to be honest. So I chose Sentinel because of the in your face type gamestyle it offers.

Little did I know that it was going to be as difficult and challenging as it was. Ive always taken to DPS classes rather easily. But the Sentinel has been a challenge and a great pain in the ***. But I feel like Im a better player because of it.

Recently I picked up a Sage as an Alt and Im actually rather shocked at the difference (not just the obvious gameplay difference) between difficulty. As a Sentinel there were times where I faced off against an Elite and died rather quickly, died within a hit or two of killing the Elite or simply barely getting by. But as a Sage being able to self heal while slipping in hits to the Elite Im able to walk away from those fights with decent HP leftover.

This has made me value the struggle that was raising my Sentinel up to level cap. And that struggle has influenced my choices in game towards Lightside choices. Mostly because theyre the harder choices to make. The Darkside ones always seem to be the easiest and most 'logical' choices considering the circumstances. So the hard time Ive had mastering the Melee DPS Class of the Republic has driven me to make the harder choice of going with Lightside Choices.
The First Jedi Principle of Combat: Survive - Obi-Wan Kenobi

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ImmortalLowlife
02.04.2014 , 10:01 AM | #13
My first class was a pureblood Sith inquisitor....red skin & lightning lol! But this is also my first MMO, so I pretty much rolled one of each class to see the story.
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Jay-Kor
02.04.2014 , 10:13 AM | #14
Guardian DPS, purely and simply because Obi-Wan is my favourite and IMO the most under rated Jedi in the saga!

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Ottoattack
02.04.2014 , 11:15 AM | #15
Quote: Originally Posted by HumbleJedi View Post
Im interested in hearing how everyone chose their respective classes and the choices they made to become who they became.

ie: Dark Jedi, Pure Jedi, Sith etc etc

My reason for becoming a Jedi, was becuase i was so thrilled about watching the Star Wars movies and playing the games, that i always wanted to be a Jedi myself.

When playing one of the Star wars games, i was always pickin the right choices which lead to Light Side Cookies :P

I dont think ive done a thing wrong so far.
My first was SW because I was interested in the Sith story and I went with jugg cuz that was the iconic start.

I selected then shadow cuz I wanted to play a Jedi, and I was interested in the double saber.

The it was sentinel, based on function more than lore, as I was looking for a strong dps PvP class and also interested in the story.

The I selected my sorc based on function, as I was looking to make a healer, and merc and ops did not interest me.

Everything after that was function. My next was PT based on performance in PvP.

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AzlanWhite
02.04.2014 , 12:05 PM | #16
I have a little of roleplaying involved, dated as far back as during Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds was popular and I was one of the active RP forummers there.

I RP-ed a Hayrel Nickel, former Dark Jedi who abandoned the "secret" academy and joined the Empire as a Stormtrooper, met Luke during the Battle of Endor who managed to lure him to the lightside and to his Jedi Academy years later. As he grows stronger in the Force, he found brainwashed memories of him being a clone of another Hayrel Nickel, The Emperor's Wrath in the old republic era.

That needed a new beginning to the story, so I created his father, an Imperial Agent named Izzel who have always wanted the best for the Empire (which made him lean towards light side), married the Agent's companion Raina Temple who then gave birth to twins.

Captain Zhl Nickel, now a Smuggler after being kidnapped by pirates at the age of seven, and Hayrel Nickel who was sent for Sith training after being discovered as force-sensitive at a young age, which made sense with Raina Temple's little secret.

So my main, Hayrel Nickel, is a Sith Juggernaut tank that shares most of his father's personalities. For the betterment of the Empire.

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kirorx
02.04.2014 , 12:50 PM | #17
I love to tank and did research on the different classes a time of Beta and I found the assassin to be my favorite class, but over time that has changed. I have played all the classes and my main is a Juggernaut Tank

Why Juggy Tank

1) I love to tank

2) I love his companions and they all fit with his dark personality, I like guardian...but hate most of the guardians companions.

3) The way I play my SIth: Honorable Warrior that has no time for weakness.
He is not a lunatic darkside and doesnt kill for no reason, but if he beats you in a fight or you lose your ability to be useful, death is only the natural progression.

4) Freedom: I feel when i play my jedi I make always the "right" choice with my Juggy......he just does what makes sense at the time, sometimes he can be nice but he will suck the mandalorians out of the air lock everytime.

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kirorx
02.04.2014 , 12:52 PM | #18
Quote: Originally Posted by AzlanWhite View Post
I have a little of roleplaying involved, dated as far back as during Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds was popular and I was one of the active RP forummers there.

I RP-ed a Hayrel Nickel, former Dark Jedi who abandoned the "secret" academy and joined the Empire as a Stormtrooper, met Luke during the Battle of Endor who managed to lure him to the lightside and to his Jedi Academy years later. As he grows stronger in the Force, he found brainwashed memories of him being a clone of another Hayrel Nickel, The Emperor's Wrath in the old republic era.

That needed a new beginning to the story, so I created his father, an Imperial Agent named Izzel who have always wanted the best for the Empire (which made him lean towards light side), married the Agent's companion Raina Temple who then gave birth to twins.

Captain Zhl Nickel, now a Smuggler after being kidnapped by pirates at the age of seven, and Hayrel Nickel who was sent for Sith training after being discovered as force-sensitive at a young age, which made sense with Raina Temple's little secret.

So my main, Hayrel Nickel, is a Sith Juggernaut tank that shares most of his father's personalities. For the betterment of the Empire.
I wanted to do somthing like that with my sullustan jedi from SWG and link the 2 characters, but obviously there were some species issues.

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Screaming_Ziva
02.04.2014 , 01:21 PM | #19
I wanted to shoot lightning out of my fingers so my first class choice was obvious.

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ikinai
02.04.2014 , 01:27 PM | #20
A blaster to my head, I had no choice. They made me choose smuggler, really, I had no choice.
I'll tell you what, then. Why don't you call me some time when you have no class?
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