A Beloved Character Returns to save the Franchise – How The Old Republic Got its Story back on Track

For a very long time, many Old Republic players have longed for the story to return to its roots and go back to the focus being on the Republic versus Empire conflict. Finally, that day has returned. The new story that came with The Old Republic’s Game Update 5.10, Jedi Under Siege, signals a return to true form. A nostalgia trip the fans deserved. But it’s not just one story. There are two separate stories, one for each faction. And going, forward, there will always be a separate story for each faction. We may be seeing the same events from each …

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Game Update 5.10 Story Progression, Romances and Alliance Alerts

Charles Boyd recently revealed additional details around Alliance Alerts, Romances and Game Update 5.10 Story Progression. He even included specifics about what choices are presumed if you go ahead and start the 5.10 story without having finished Knights of the Eternal Throne, War for Iokath (5.2) or the Traitor Arc. Hi folks! During our livestream where we first revealed the details of Update 5.10: Jedi Under Siege, I mentioned that when Players begin the storyline in that update, any Alliance Alerts they hadn’t completed on that character would be auto-completed for them and that we’d give out more details later. Well, it’s …

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The Lost World Story – How Wildstar’s Main Story would have Concluded

The Developers were kind enough to give us the conclusion of the main overarching story of Wildstar. The story starts off after the events from the Vault of the Archon on Arcterra. When last we left our heroes, they had delved into the Vault of the Archon, discovering valuable information regarding the creation of Drusera – and how she might be freed from the Entity. To what lengths would the heroes of Nexus go to see this mission through? INTO OMECHRON’S KEEP Hidden deep among the asteroids of Halon Ring, the Focus of Logic had long been home to Omechron’s …

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Same Sex Romances being Introduced for Vanilla Companions in SWTOR

In a recent Star Wars The Old Republic Developer Livestream (Part 1 & Part 2), where they announced the details about Game Update 5.10, the developers also announced an unexpected bombshell. While they were announcing the return of companions Doc, Nadia and Jaesa, Charles Boyd, the Creative Director for SWTOR revealed that they would be introducing same-sex romances for these companions. Charles Boyd added later on in the stream that they want to introduce same-sex romances for other vanilla companions when it fits in thematically with the story. He wasn’t specific on timing but it is definitely the direction they want …

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Thoughts on the Fall 2018 Content coming to SWTOR

There’s something for every type of Star Wars The Old Republic player to look forward to in the new content being released throughout the rest of the year. Starting with Game Update 5.9.3 at the end of September and concluding with Game Update 5.10 coming later in the Fall there’s plenty of content to look out for. You can read more about what’s to come in the Fall 2018 Road Map or from my Fall 2018 Road Map Summary. But first, let’s look at my favourite content in the game, PvP! Vandin Huttball We’re getting a new Huttball Map in Game …

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Fall Road Map Overview and Summary

Keith Kanneg the Lead Game Producer for Star Wars The Old Republic, has finally given us another Roadmap to gorge over! New Stories set on a new planet to explore, NIM GOTM, Guild QoL improvements and more! Let’s take a dive, shall we? Summary Summer of PvP New Story and Daily Area NIM GOTM New Tier of Gear Guild QoL Improvements Companion Returns Content Schedule Game Update 5.9.3 Game Update 5.10 PTS Beyond 2018 Summary Summer of PvP Update The new Vandin Huttball Warzone Map is currently on the PTS. They’re targeting mid to late September for the release of …

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