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So who will be playing The Old Republic after is goes free-to-play today?


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Initial post: Nov 15, 2012 6:28:40 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 15, 2012 6:29:00 AM PST
My brother, wife, and myself are all starting new Empire characters. I'd like to get a VGF guild going (for reals this time), but I'll have to see what the restrictions regarding F2P guilds are.

The servers and launcher will be down for most of the day while they update the game. After that, feel free to post your character name on here.

Edit: Damn typo.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 6:33:46 AM PST
McAwesomeo says:
I'll try it.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 6:36:10 AM PST
Junkiiiii says:
I paid to play before and stopped my sub right when they announced the F2P option. Will most likely get my disk out and try it again for the Storylines. Can't say I'll get all hardcore on it as with every other MMO for me.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 6:37:18 AM PST
I will try it for a couple of levels just to see how it is. I cant really say how often or much I will play.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 6:38:47 AM PST
Free is exactly what an MMO is worth, so I'll give it a whirl.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 6:49:22 AM PST
Color me surprised.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 6:50:11 AM PST
:P

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 6:50:54 AM PST
Kin-foot says:
I'd like to but the last thing my backlog needs is an MMO right now.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 6:51:52 AM PST
Kirksplosion says:
Me, me, me! No clue when I'll actually get around to it, heh. Got quite a few games that are really a priority at the moment.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 6:52:58 AM PST
I have absolutely no doubt that you are playing it just so you can "legitimately" hate on it later.

You're a real punk!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 6:58:17 AM PST
PC Gamer put out yet ANOTHER article a few days ago about differences in paid and F2P. I didn't read the whole thing, since I'll be playing and see for myself anyways. It seems that F2P accounts will have two skill bars to use (which is needed for this game IMO), and any purple items that subscribers had BEFORE they left the game will still be usable. Any NEW purple items will be locked, and can be unlocked weekly (rather than a one time fee per item, which is the way it should be). Still not sure if this means "purple armor and weapons only" or if this includes "purple upgrades." Purple upgrades to moddable items are the highest tier available. Purple weapons/armors are the highest tier, require a ton of PvP or Operations tokens o get, and have fixed stats.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 15, 2012 7:05:46 AM PST
Kirksplosion says:
Cool! Thanks for all the info, bud.

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 11:05:29 PM PST
Nicos says:
no chewbaccas no deal

Posted on Nov 15, 2012 11:06:35 PM PST
DVvM says:
I'll probably play it whenever I end up owning a Windows computer that can run it. Whether or not that will be before EA shuts down the servers, I can't say, which is why I say "probably."

I'm sort of uncomfortable playing a game with lots of other people in it though.

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 1:15:48 AM PST
Bixillarla says:
Not me. I am more into the fantasy type MMOs not the Sci-Fi.

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 1:40:37 AM PST
My computer probably isn't good enough to run the damn thing. Shame, but what can you do?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012 2:15:01 AM PST
Nicos says:
play Spiral Knights instead *sunglasses*

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012 5:15:15 AM PST
For the thousandth time, DV, the other people are incidental and you can play the game without ever grouping up.

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 6:01:36 AM PST
I may give it a shot eventually. we'll see

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 6:03:57 AM PST
McAwesomeo says:
I checked it out yesterday and they wanted my phone number to sign up. That weirded me out a bit. I suppose I can give them my google voice number.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012 10:50:40 AM PST
DVvM says:
Yes, but they might be standing over there watching me while I do stuff.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012 10:52:50 AM PST
What server is all this going down on?

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 11:05:01 AM PST
I played the game when it first came out... F2P isn't gunna bring me back, the game just wasn't great.

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 11:08:19 AM PST
MoultonHawk says:
Nate so your whole family is evil is that what you are trying to say ?

Posted on Nov 16, 2012 11:14:02 AM PST
klopas says:
I'm thinking of playing again. My trooper companion, Jorgan, keeps e-mailing me saying how much he misses me. He told me when this is all over, we should get an apartment together.
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