Spoils of War – SWTOR’s New Gearing System Explained

The bread and butter of Star Wars The Old Republic’s new Expansion, ‘Onslaught’, coming in September 2019, is a fully revamped Gearing System. In a Community Livestream on Thursday (30th May), Eric Musco, Community Manager, Charles Boyd, Creative Director with special guest Keith Kanneg, Game Producer detailed the new, inclusive gearing system dubbed ‘Spoils of War’. Basically, this system will be more about horizontal progression rather than vertical gear progression. All types of content, including Conquest and PvP, will drop gear. The easiest way to break down this new system is to break it up into two sections. The gear …

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A Retrospect on The Old Republic in light of Onslaught

In case you haven’t already heard the news, Star Wars The Old Republic has finally announced it’s next Expansion, ‘Onslaught’ coming in September. You can read more about the announcement in my ‘Announcing ‘Onslaught’ The Old Republic’s Next Expansion‘ Article. The expansion was announced to a packed hall of players and fans, adjacent to Star Wars Celebration, at a Community Cantina. Eric Musco, Community Manager and Charles Boyd, Creative Director with Keith Kanneg, Game Producer for The Old Republic headlined the event with many other Developers also in attendance. The Expansion presentation, while sprinkled with Musco’s usual monotonous marketing queues, …

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