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Name change unlock coming to SWTOR

The customization options continue to grow in Star Wars: The Old Republic. Producer Cory Butler told The Old Republic Roleplay that besides the appearance designer and Cathar coming in Update 2.1, players will also be able to change their characters' names. Finally, Darth LordSnuffleFluff can chang...

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SWTOR is finally getting a barber shop feature

If you find yourself asking, "Hmm, when will I see more customization options for my character, new vehicles, and possibly a convenient one-stop-shop to adjust my character's look?" while playing Star Wars: The Old Republic, then your answer lies in the latest Insider video. In it, BioWare produc...

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BioWare: We've 'made some substantial changes' to SWTOR's Cartel Market

BioWare producer Cory Butler is here to deliver a quick recap of Star Wars: The Old Republic's free-to-play preferred status program. He speaks out in episode three of BioWare's F2P preview video series, and he points out several customer-requested changes to preferred status as well as some of t...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic goes free-to-play on November 15

One question has been on the minds of Star Wars: The Old Republic fans recently: "Has BioWare announced a free-to-play date?" The answer to that question is finally yes. On Thursday, November 15th, SWTOR launches what Senior Producer Blaine Christine calls its "free-to-play option." Christine ...

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BioWare co-founder and live producer get SWTOR launch day tattoos

How do you know if a game studio is committed to a title? What if the studio co-founder gets a big ol' tattoo inked on his bicep? Words are cheap, after all; tattoos show you mean business. This is exactly what BioWare's Greg Zeschuk did recently, and he hopped onto Twitter to show off his new...

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Hyperspace Beacon: Bucket list

Once we start Star Wars: The Old Republic, we will not be able to stop. After only playing the game twice, I have a hard time going back to other games because -- among other things -- voice-over dialogue is far superior to walls of text any day. Then, of course, we can't forget character choices...

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The Old Republic's Cory Butler talks flashpoints, testing and launch

With all of the buzz surrounding Star Wars: The Old Republic these days, some fans may be frustrated that they've yet to be accepted into the hallowed halls of game testing. However, soaking up interviews and developer diaries is an acceptable distraction from the wait, which is why we're glad th...

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Hyperspace Beacon: That can be arranged

I have definitely been on a bit of a high horse about the social side of Star Wars: The Old Republic. If you have been following this column, then you know that, despite the statics to the contrary, I believe that one of the greatest dynamics of MMOs is the social system built strictly via human ...

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Hyperspace Beacon: Community news round-up

As I mentioned in the last edition of the Hyperspace Beacon, the Star Wars: The Old Republic community played a large part in what made PAX East so great this time around. It would also be silly of me to believe that I could catch every single tidbit at PAX personally or even that Massively could...

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