Community was one of many things that set Star Wars: Galaxies
apart from your average MMO, and Sony Online Entertainment's
" Tyson took a moment to thank the game's faithful in what serves as the final producer's letter
for the shuttered sandbox title.
Tyson touches on several highlights including housing, crafting, entertaining, and space-sim mechanics that were unique to SWG
, and he ultimately concludes that the game "was, and will always be, a meaningful and memorable part of my life, an experience I'll treasure and share with anyone who wants to hear a good story."
SOE launched SWG
on June 26, 2003 and powered down the servers one final time early this morning.