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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Is it more profitable to put crafted items onto Auction?

I've now got my crew skills and I am crafting items to level it up. Now that I have access to the Galactic Market, would I be better off putting the items on there than selling them to a merchant? I ...
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Are there any quests with more than one companion?

In quite a few bioware games, near the end of the story you'll get a quest which allows you to travel with more than one of your companions. Often right before some of them decide to betray you. The ...
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In what areas will being on a PvP server make a difference?

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, while characters from both sides will visit the same planets, they generally do so at different level brackets and visit different areas in those worlds. For example, ...
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What affection is required for companion quests?

I've hit the far side of the halfway mark in SWTOR, and though I've been lugging Khem Val for most of that (complaining every step of the way), I've yet to be asked to go on any quests for him. I'm ...
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Does the Operative talent “Flash Powder” work on bosses that are immune to the incapacitate from Flash Bang?

Specifically raid bosses - are they affected by the accuracy debuff? I know a number of other similar effects (i.e. from Snipers and Marauders) do work on raid bosses. Wondering if this would be a ...
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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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In the old republic, is the better long term strategy commendations or gear?

When you complete missions many times you are offered a choice between the current worlds commendation and either some companion gear or personal gear. With crafting and the galactic market, how much ...
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What is the bar below the XP bar when I'm in a party?

I've noticed that when I'm in a party, a new bar appears below the XP bar. Hovering over this bar does not explain what it is. What is this bar, and when does it appear?
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Do crits affect bonus damage / heals?

A normal hit does damage like so: MainHandDamage + OffhandDamage + StandardHealthFactor + BonusDamage (Each component can be broken down further, but that's not relevant here.) However, I'm not ...
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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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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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What are the best practices in theory crafting around generating an optimal spell/ability rotation in an MMO?

When SWTOR rolls out, I'd like to have a firm grip on how to approach the theory crafting of working out my DPS rotation during encounters. How do I determine and model things like spell ...
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What am I doing wrong while battling a Sith NPC as a Trooper Vanguard?

Whenever I have to fight a Sith (Elites) even 2 levels lower than me (at 4 level lower, I can defeat them with few HP to spare), I tend to die. I play a 32 Trooper Vanguard and have level appropriate ...
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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 can I handle inappropriate behaviour?

Lately, I've been running into a lot of distasteful language and behaviour. I'd like to take part of /General chat and submit it with my ticket. Is there a way to do so?
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How can I toughen Qyzen Fess?

I play as a Jedi Sage using the Telekinesis tree (damage and a little crowd control). My character cannot take much damage because of the light armor and the endurance values. So I'm using Qyzen as ...
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How are PvP servers different?

My guild has joined a PvP server, and I'm not really a PvP player. I'm wondering how does PvP work? Will I get ganked whilst out and about? Will I lose all my items when I'm killed?
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Can I acquire both Republic and Imperial datacrons?

There are some datacrons like the +Cunning datacron on Tatooine that are in major towns. For example, there is a Republic datacron in Anchorhead and a matching Imperial datacron in Mos Ila. Is it ...
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SWTOR Galactic Starfighter Battle

I was an active player since SWTOR was released and until level 50. I had the role of officer in my guild and then decided to give a break after expansion came. Now, I decided to continue so I ...
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Companion affection limits

With regards to the companion affection limit, if I have got maximum affection from my companion, is there any penalty for losing affection? Also, whilst my companion has maximum affection for me, ...
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Datacron Locations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find all the datacrons and what can I get from them? To englobe all "Where are the datacrons on blank planet?" questions, I'm here to ask: Is there a ...
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Is taking cover important to Scoundrels and Operatives?

I know that to Snipers and Gunslingers, taking cover is extremely important. But, to the other halves of the Agent and Smuggler, Scoundrel and Operative, do they need to use it to be effective? I ...
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Can I level to 60 as prefered if I buy shadow of revan expansion?

Simple question, I will be going back to preferred status tomorrow, but I would like to continue the game to level 60. If I buy the shadow of revan expansion, will I be able to play the hutt cartel ...
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SWTOR View Distance

I have an annoying problem regarding the view distance in Star Wars: The Old Republic. It used to have a slider during beta where you could adjust the distance stuff would be shown. But now I can't ...
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How does Force regenerate?

I've been playing my Sith Inquisitor and, though the resources for the other classes have been either self explanatory (Knight/Warrior) or have helpful info about regen rates on mouseover (the other ...
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Why does the Ammo bar color change?

When I use the Plamsa Cell ability, my ammo bar changes from yellow to orange. Later - while fighting, the ammo bar color switches back and forth between orange and yellow. What does it mean? ...
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How to rotate the camera without rotating the charcter?

Is there some way to look at the front of my character? And I don't mean looking at the image in the character menu.
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Which crew skills should I pick as a F2P player limited to 2 of 3?

I am a newbie to The Old Republic. Right now I am a Preferred Status player, so I have a total of 2 crew skills for selection. I am wondering what should I learn. I heard that for crafting skills, ...
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Do my companions gain abilities by themselves or do I need to train their abilities somewhere?

I've realized that if my Star Wars: The Old Republic companions had as many abilities as I did, it would needlessly complicate the gameplay. But, for some of my companions, I can't tell if their ...
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Binding Ctrl+Shift+F

I'm trying to bind CTRL + Shift + F to one of my quickbar 4 slots but it won't register the key command. CTRL + F works, as does Shift + F. I'm using the Razer Blackwidow ultimate keyboard and naga ...
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Were the Korrealis Prince and Korrealis Sovereign speeders Bind on Pickup or Bind on Equip?

Were the Korrealis Prince and Sovereign speeders BoP or BoE? I ask because, my character having been poor at the time they were discontinued, I'm interested in buying them from someone now. I've ...
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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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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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Why is SWTOR not downloading through EA's Origin service?

So, I'm about to download SWTOR as written here http://www.swtor.com/early-access. But it seems like I have to download the client by itself, not via the Origin program by EA, even if the game shows ...
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Is Commander Dorne related to Elara Dorne?

While I was exploring on a Bounty Hunter, the class quest led me to the Imperial Intelligence HQ on Dromund Kaas. When I walked inside, I saw a man named Commander Dorne. Does anyone know if he is ...
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Are all planets conquerable?

Just like the title says. Are all planets conquerable or are there also planets that cannot be conquered?
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How do you get HK-51?

How do I get HK-51? I'm level 55 and I want to get the two non-story companions
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Telekinetics: When buffs are up, why use Disturbance over Telekinetic Throw?

I just hit 50 on my Sage and am trying to improve my Telekinetics DPS rotation. The guides I've found all say only to use Telekinetic Throw when you get the Psychic Projection proc from Weaken Mind. ...
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How do I obtain a white lightsaber crystal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What colors of lightsaber are there (and where can I get them)? Is there any way to get the white lightsaber crystal? I have seen people with them running around, and ...
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What are the various SW:TOR servers named after?

In WoW, Blizzard named their servers after prominent characters or groups. I had expected that SW:TOR would be the same way. Now, I'm no starwars neophyte, but I don't recognize half the terms that ...
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How does the 12x exp boost work?

To celebrate May 4th, subscribers got a 12x exp boost on class missions. As of July 17th, subscribers are still getting this boost. Apparently the only way to stop the boost is to buy an item from a ...
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What exactly does Alacrity do?

On my healer commando, I obtained some mods to increase my Alacrity. I understand that it increases the speed at which abilities are casted, but what exactly does that mean.
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Can enemies see my phasewalk?

As an Jedi Shadow I got the ability Phase Walk. I can place the ability on the ground and it leaves a marker. I can run away from it, and when I use the ability I get transported to that marker. If ...
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What's the easiest daily way to farm Basic comms at level 51+?

I recently finished Act 3 on my newest character and hit level 51, and I was thinking it would help to deck me and my companion out with mods from the Makeb comms vendor. I had enough comms to take ...
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What does buying Treek offer?

In the Cartel Market on Fleet you can buy a contract from a little Robot for 1 Million Credits that will lead to a quest that will eventually unlock Treek, a new companion. What kind of companion is ...
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Are any crew skills profitable on their own without the GTN in SW:TOR?

Are any crew skills profitable on their own without the GTN in SW:TOR? I am speaking of both crafting and missions. Are any of the crew skills (in any combination) generally profitable (making more ...
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The Old Republic Galactic Trade Network successful sell with no credit?

Recently I have put several items onto the Galactic Trade Network (GTN) for selling. I have 3 items which can be sold successfully, and I can receive 3 mails for successful sell confirmation. ...
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What are the stats of the Razer green/black color crystal?

I have seen the green/black saber crystals from the Razer peripheral promotion, and I was wondering what the stats are. Are they like the yellow/black color crystal? Can you improve its stats, or are ...
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How long can a guild name be in SWTOR?

How long can a guild name be in SWTOR? I am trying to determine a name for my group of friends, but we need to know how much room we have to work with.
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Are purchased gathering missions usable more than once?

I recently bought a Treasure Hunting mission from the Auction House. When I used it, I noticed the name of a new mission with a little unlocked lock appear next to it in my Treasure Hunt mission ...