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How can i make the Consular Story Fun?

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How can i make the Consular Story Fun?

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Noblis
05.26.2013 , 02:41 AM | #21
Quote: Originally Posted by SithKoriandr View Post
I keep hoping someone will mention my Chiss Consular.
My Rattataki Shadow always got attention in groups. "Huh?" "What?" "???"
After the salon was introduced, she's become a Mirialan.
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theStirge
05.26.2013 , 11:07 AM | #22
Quote: Originally Posted by SithKoriandr View Post
I keep hoping someone will mention my Chiss Consular.
Yeah, no one ever notices my all-Chiss lineup, either. Well, except for my Sentinel, and that's probably just because she's in the slave girl outfit.

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cool-dude
05.28.2013 , 02:39 AM | #23
Consular story is good if you play it from two aspects:

1. You're a typical jedii.

2. You're a Jedi more around the lines of Windu, whose loyalty to the Order and Republic, may drive them to some extremes, despite being good. The choices you make may be heartless, but it is for the greater good.
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Sinapus
05.30.2013 , 01:41 AM | #24
Chapter 1... hmm, I did like the "adopt a Dromund Kaas accent and act like you own the place" bit on Nar Shaddaa. Otherwise, I didn't dislike or even hate the rest.
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BenKatarn
05.30.2013 , 02:34 PM | #25
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made sense the Barsen'thor would look regal and ready for a fight, being the vanguard of the order and all.
I believe the Jedi Knight would like to have a word with this =P
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Master-Nala
05.30.2013 , 09:34 PM | #26
Recognize that you are playing an actual Jedi. Doesn't go in swinging lightsabers when talking will do. Tries to save the wicked, bring order and peace. If that's not the kind of character you want to play you will likely be bored.

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BradTheImpaler
06.01.2013 , 01:19 PM | #27
I played through a Sage recently. I was hesitant about playing a Jedi character because I've done that in so many other Star Wars games that I felt like it was time to do a non-Force sensitive class for my Pub character as well. Still, I love the whole Jedi diplomacy concept and the at least minimal politics involved. Though sometimes the Consular seems wise, at other times he is na´ve/arrogant.

Aside from a couple of dialogue options in which I could tell off the Chancellor, though, I felt like I was forced to willingly be someone's lackey the whole time. Following the Jedi Code is one thing, but acting on the whim of some wannabe Governor of Balmorra is another thing. If I had my way I'd have tossed him out the airlock and let Balmorrans pick their own new leader. The dark side options were also lax, as others have already said.

I did kind of like the whole dark side plague idea. Someone said it was like a nod to the KOTOR 2 story of searching for Jedi Masters and either saving or destroying them. I'd really have liked to see the "Rift Alliance" played up a bit more, though.

What I did like about the Sage in terms of combat was probably mostly due to him being my only Force-sensitive character so far. Aside from that, meh, you get what you should expect when playing as a healer, I suppose.
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jedimasterjac
06.01.2013 , 03:03 PM | #28
Join an RP server. Make your own char ideas. rP how you'd like your char to be, and view the actual storyline as a side quest.
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BradTheImpaler
06.01.2013 , 06:21 PM | #29
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Join an RP server. Make your own char ideas. rP how you'd like your char to be, and view the actual storyline as a side quest.
No. PvE > rP. rP is just awkward.

If I wanted to RP there are plenty of forums and stuff out there on the internet. I play TOR because I want to play TOR, as in a TOR storyline.

Point is, rP is one suggestion, but it's not the solution for everyone.
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SithKoriandr
06.01.2013 , 09:00 PM | #30
Quote: Originally Posted by BradTheImpaler View Post
No. PvE > rP. rP is just awkward.

If I wanted to RP there are plenty of forums and stuff out there on the internet. I play TOR because I want to play TOR, as in a TOR storyline.

Point is, rP is one suggestion, but it's not the solution for everyone.
If you can't come up with your own head canon for your Jedi Consular, then no, there's really no way to make it fun for you, if you don't like the options given to you for the JC.
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