Star Wars: The Old Republic is an MMORPG developed by Bioware that is set approximately 300 years after the events of the Knights of the Old Republic, more than 3,500 years before the movies.

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Application to help with setting the price in GTM

I noticed that the default price for selling some crafting-related items seems to be much lower than the "market price". Since it's hard to tell what the actual market price is based on what's ...
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How does the Bolster effect in Warzones work?

In SWTOR, if you enter a PvP Warzone and are below level 50, your character is automatically "Scaled" to level 50 with a buff called Bolster - but how does that work numbers wise? Are you base stats ...
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If I don't kill Syreena will she show up later?

So in the smuggler storyline, right before you leave Ord Mantell, you have the option to kill or not kill Syreena. If you choose not to, will she show up later in the storyline?
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What does it mean when an item in swtor is orange? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the deal with orange items without stats? Is there some kind of wow-equivalent item quality level for orange items in swtor?
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Are the quests/storyline optional?

I do not really like quests. In SWTOR how much of the storylines/quests do I need to do? I understand from the beta I had to do a long quest line to unlock the space ship and first companion. ...
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What should I do with schematics for the opposite faction?

I just had a lockbox come back with a schematic inside that is for a Jedi Consular (or other Republic side class). Being Sith, I have no use for this and presume selling it to be pointless, again, ...
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How does Artificing work?

So I've played around with Artificing a bit, but can't seem to make anything useful. I've looked around a bit, and found some neat schematic guides, but I don't know how to learn these schematics, and ...
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What colors of lightsaber are there (and where can I get them)?

Seeing this question How do I get a Magenta Lightsaber Crystal?, I see that there are more lightsaber colors than I thought. I know there are: Red Yellow Purple Green Blue Yellow + Dark center ...
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How does hard mode work?

From what I heard, flashpoints have a "hard mode". How do I activate it? How much harder is it? Do all flashpoints have it? Are there other differences between normal mode and hard mode I should know ...
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Can you turn off titles in player names?

Can you turn off titles in player names? For example if my name is Akbar, I might have the options to add "Captain Akbar" or "Akbar, Black Bisector". When I'm in a warzone, the titles make it ...
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How do I use proton torpedoes?

I just bought proton torpedoes since I got to level 50, but I don't know how to use them. They're not in the hotkey-bar in space combat and I can't find anything in the keybindings section of the ...
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How do I get a Magenta Lightsaber Crystal?

Pink Lightsabers are freaking awesome, and the +33 to [Stat] isn't bad either. However, these crystals seem to be incredibly rare - one just sold on my server for two million credits! How do I get ...
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In SWTOR is there somewhere that the chat/messages log is stored locally?

I could like to do some analysis on damage as well as keep a record of some of the chats that go on in SWTOR. You can scroll back when you are in a gaming session, but I would like to look at that ...
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Can the green/black color crystal from Razer be used with all my characters?

Buying a Razer peripheral for The Old Republic gives you access to a green/black color crystal. As with the yellow/black preorder crystal, do I get one for every character I create? Is it bind on ...
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Is there a way to test how much latency I would get before I buy?

Is there some way for me to test out what kind of latency I'd get in SWTOR without actually buying the game? E.g., pinging the game server IPs? (anyone has those IPs?) I'm asking because I currently ...
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What does selecting a Most Valuable Player in a Warzone do?

After finishing a Warzone match, you can vote which of the players of your team is a Most Valuable Player. How do the votes work? And what is the reward for being voted a MVP?
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Ways to earn experience-points

Besides the obvious ways to earn experience like: killing mobs completing quest which other ways exist get earn XP in SWTOR? I've only played about 30 minutes till now and wanted to know if i will ...
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camera movement in SWTOR

I want to turn my camera to look to another direction than the direction I am walking without having to hold down a mouse-button. When I turn my camera to look sideways (without turning my character ...
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I've got Supplies. Now what?

Having just arrived at Hoth, with my Imperial Agent, I checked in with the ranking officer of the Salvage operations on site at the base. He informed me that his superior is out in the field and can't ...
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What are Daily Commendations?

On Belsavis, I found a "Mission Support Vendor" who sells level 50 modifications (and speeders) for Daily Commendations. What are they? How can I get them? Are they only for level 50 characters?
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Can my companions equip Alignment Restricted items that I can't equip?

Seeing as I'm playing an Imperial, there's a lot of Red Color Crystals floating around. But I'm a pretty tolerant dude, and have hit a rank of Light IV. All well and good, but I've recently started ...
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How does discovering new patterns/recipes/schematics with reverse engineering work?

Is there a limit to some crafted items as to how "high" they can go? Will some not go beyond blue or purple? Can most items even go up to magenta-quality (super-epic or whatever)? Does the chance ...
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What are the prerequisites (particularly levels) of the various Bonus Series questlines?

Starting with Balmorra for the Empire or Taris for Republicans, every planet in The Old Republic features a Bonus Series quest chain. These quests often have a higher level requirement than the rest ...
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What's up with Outlaw's Den?

I've visited Outlaw's Den on Tatooine. It's an open PvP area and according to an article I've found from before the release, it should contain rare gathering nodes and also chests containing ...
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Does upgrading your speeder improve anything besides max speed?

Upgrading to the next level of speeder (level 25, 40, then 50) increases the speed while riding 10% at a time. 90%, 100%, 110%. Are there any other benefits, besides speed, to upgrading your speeder ...
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Are flashpoints the quickest way to earn social points?

The title pretty much says it all. Group questing really only seems to net me 10 - 15 social points a conversation. What's the best way to quickly level up my social points?
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Is the old republic end-game focused?

tldr, My question is this: Is SWTOR a game that is heavily focused on players at the level cap, or is bulk of the game focused on characters that are still leveling? And now a little of my boring ...
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Can I get new crafting recipes from the trainer?

In The Old Republic, my main character has the armourmech crew skill. When I initially picked up the crew skill, the armourmech trainer offered me some crafting recipes, six of them. Since that ...
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Is there a definitive list of what gifts a companion likes?

Is there any resource to tell you exactly which gifts are a waste of time and which ones are going to result in maximum gain?
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Is there PvP gear for characters under the level cap?

I've been rockin' some Huttball matches, accruing a fat stack of Warzone Commendations. Now, I want to spend them -- but the only vendors I've been able to find exclusively cater to max level items. ...
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Can I move the map and other UI elements? [duplicate]

I noticed you can move the chat frame around in The Old Republic, however I can't figure out how to move other elements around such as the local map, party frames and the like. Is it possible to ...
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Levelling as a Medicine Operative

I'm levelling an Operative, and I'd like to try my hand at a more Medicine centric build. My Concealment-specced practice of knifing people and then hitting Kolto Infusion isn't cutting it anymore in ...
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Does targeting the bridge and engines of capital ships do anything?

In the space missions, some of the targetable points on the capital ships (destroyers and frigates) seem to include the bridge and other points on the hull that are shielded (blue when hit by ...
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How can I force my companion to focus on healing instead of attacking enemies?

I want my companion(Mako) to focus on only healing me but she keeps attacking people. How can I get her to only heal me and not attack? If she focused on healing I would be a lot better off. Does ...
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Why won't my follower just leave me alone‽

I love Khem. I really do. He gets his face bashed in on a regular basis so I don't have to. But for all his "Yes, master", and "Watch your back, little Sith", I can't help but notice that he follows ...
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Is there a way to turn off the display of helmets for my companions?

Ideally, I'd like a solution that allows me to keep helm display on for my own character, but could accept a setting that is all or nothing. As it stands, the "Show/Hide Helmet" option in preferences ...
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How do world bosses work?

I'm looking for info on world bosses, specifically: What are the respawn times? Is there 1 per planet? Where are they located? Are there any special quests to summon a world boss?
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Is there a way to see your progress to the next level?

Is there a way to see your character's progress to the next level in SW:TOR?
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What are the uses of secondary stats? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What effect do the lesser character stats have? There is a second set of stats in SWTOR. Things like surge and power. Where can I find a list of these and what they are ...
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Which companions have romance options?

SWTOR seems to have many romance options, and many opportunities to flirt with NPCs. Listing all of the NPCs you can sleep with seems to be a unexpectedly large list outside the scope of this site, ...
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What time do the daily quests reset?

What time do daily quests reset? Is it the same time per server (going by server time), per region, or is it a timer per person?
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How do I beat the Taspan Ambush space combat mission?

I have Blue (crafted) Grade 2 Upgrades in every slot. I have the Power Conversion module, and I'm using it to increase my firepower, since my own ship isn't taking any damage on this run. I cannot ...
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How can I tell if I'm in a rest area?

I must be missing something obvious, but I can't figure out how to tell if I'm actually in a rest area or not. Is there some buff or tooltip I'm missing?
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How do you summon a different companion than the one that is on a mission?

I know you can summon a companion via the icon in the bottom left of the UI via the companion (person) icon with the right arrow. Or, you can open the Crew Management window and click the same icon ...
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Flashpoints to start for fresh lvl 50's

Soon our guild will get together the first 4-man group of lvl 50 characters. What order would be be good to run the Flashpoints and nightmare Flashpoints in?
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What is the most common method to find a group for a Flashpoint?

So I just got my first empire Flashpoint, a 2 player job. Since it starts from the fleet, I don't really want to just ask in fleet general chat if anyone wants to do the quest with me. Is there a ...
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Is there any way to silence the robot companion?

The incessant repetition of "I was just wondering what I could do to please you!" stopped being cute the 3rd time. I couldn't use the pet to heal, because it seemed to be bugged to repeat that phrase ...
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Do all orange (upgradeable) items have the same base stats? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the deal with orange items without stats? Are there any inherent stats on orange gear? I've gotten a couple of orange armor pieces and weapons, and it seems ...
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What's a world boss?

I've seen a "world boss" referenced several times, but have yet to see any quest that leads to something that seems like a "boss" for the world. So what's a world boss?
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Sucky armor for long side quest line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the deal with orange items without stats? Are there any inherent stats on orange gear? Is there something special to do with the armor you get at the end of ...