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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Star Wars: The Old Republic doesn't start? [on hold]

I wanted to play star wars the old republic. I made a account, downloaded it, and tried to open it. It didn't work. How do you play it can you tell me a few basic stuff about the game?
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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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Extreme graphics lag outdoors after 2.6 patch

This is a problem I've faced since the latest 2.6 Starfighter patch. The game runs smoothly as long as I'm indoors or in a flashpoint, but on large outdoor maps - Hoth, Belsavis, Hutta, Alderaan - ...
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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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Bolster for level for stealth in < 55 Warzone

If I am in a lower level warzone, then all out gear is bolstered. But what about levels re stealth? If I am 30 and they are 54 is their chance of seeing me like a lvl 55 looking at a lvl 55 or a lvl ...
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Are there any security chests on Yavin 4?

With the release of the Shadow of Revan expansion, I've found a lot of security chests on the new planet Rishi. However, I haven't seen any on the new planet (moon) Yavin 4. Are there any? Specific ...
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How can play back combat logs in real time?

I'm trying squeeze the last ounce of DPS from my spec and a guildie helpfully provided a video of his rotation on the combat dummy. However, I'm finding it pretty hard to follow just from watching ...
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Concealment Ops rotation 3.0

With the 12xp boost i leveled up a Operative with the idea to make this a pvp character. I leveled it up as a healer but i would also like to try out the burst damage side of the AC. The problem atm ...
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What Crystals should I use for Sniper/Gunslinger?

I am working on leveling up a Sniper, and I want to know what stat my Color Crystals should increase. Out of the 4 Cartel ones (Endurance, Crit Rate, Power, and Expertise), I ruled out Expertise and ...
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Any way to ignore system messages in the chat screen?

I'm a preffered status in the game and because of that my cash limit is 350 000$ (or whatever they use in the game, honestly dont know). Because of this, every time i get cash when i am capped, the ...
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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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SWTOR Launch Problems

Every time I press the play button on the launch screen, the launcher closes but the game never shows up. I've tried all the things Bio-ware suggested. I've even tried some of the stuff other people ...
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can I disable crouch on release of middle click?

I've been playing The Old Republic as a Bounty Hunter, but just started playing as a smuggler. I can hold middle click to look around, and it changes my body orientation while moving. As a Bounty ...
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What medals can be earned in Warzone?

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, completing certain objectives while in a Warzone will earn you a "medal" buff, which gives you additional valor and commendations when the Warzone ends. What is the ...
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What is the Rakghoul plague?

Recently while roaming the imperial fleet, there came a warning message saying that Tatooine has been hit by the Rakghoul plague, and visitors shouldn't go. Now I've seen med droids sell antidotes but ...
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What Utility Slicing decoration gives the biggest/most valuable lockboxes?

There are Decorations (Utility) that you can get that give gathering skill items when you use them. I have a small Slicing one that gives me small lockboxes, but I was wondering if there was one that ...
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Is the GTN the only way to get older pack items in SWTOR?

I recently started playing Star Wars: The Old Republic, but the game's been online for something like 3 years. I enjoy collecting the Cartel packs, but currently only the Shadow packs are available in ...
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Can you get cartel coins from the security key as a prefered player?

Just wondering if you subscribe and activate a security key you get 100 cartel coins per month. Do you keep getting the cartel coins if you stop your subscription and become a preferred player?
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The Download for SWTOR stopped at 99.95%?

So, I've reached the end of my "quests" and stuff on the planet, but because the game isn't "fully downloaded" it's not letting me leave. It's been stuck at 99.95% for downloading for about two or ...
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How does the alternate primary stat for a class effect the overall stats?

What does cunning do for a trooper or bounty hunter, or willpower on a warrior or knight, and vise versa? EX: If I applied all cunning gear to my commando, how would that effect his combat ...
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The number of character slots per server

Is it possible to have 16 characters on 1 server? I know that normally (as a subscriber) you get 12 slots. But can you buy more than 12 slots per server? This way I can get all advanced classes on ...
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What is the legacy system?

I finished act 1, and it gave me an option to choose a surname as part of the legacy system. I guess this is shared by all my alts? What other benefits are there for this (or have they mentioned any ...
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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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What to do with my Basic comms?

I currently have all the Basic gear I need for my character and all my companions are equipped to a point that I am happy with (Yavin lockbox gear). I don't need gear for alts since I only play 3 ...
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Can I trade items between my characters?

It would seemingly make sense for you to be able to give unbound items from one of your characters to another, but I don't know if there's a way to do this. Is there? I was thinking it might be ...
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I'm level 50 and prefer solo play, what now?

So, a few days ago my Sith Marauder reached level 50. I generally prefer solo play (yes, I know the second M in MMORPG is for multiplayer, but I'm one of those players who enjoys playing for the ...
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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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How can I earn lots of credits?

On reaching level 20, I was advised to 'start saving up' for Speeder training by a tutorial popup. And looking at my class skill trainer, high level abilities cost... well, they cost what seems to be ...
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How do I get Czerka Crate-O-Matic

There is an Achievement Those Things Exist? I have to get a Czerka Crate-O-Matic to get the achievement. How do I get it?
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Easy way to swap Relics/Implants?

Is there an easy way to swap the 2nd implant or relic? Everytime I try to swap it I have to open character screen drag the item to the correct itemslot and It's pretty annoying tbh.
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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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Is there a way to quick move items?

I tend to fill my inventory up with a lot of items that I want to move to my Cargo Hold. Is there a faster way to move my items to the Cargo Hold instead of dragging each item individually?
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Trooper tattoos on other classes?

I read somewhere that if you get a cyborg species to lvl 50, that all the cybernetics will be available on other classes, is this true? Also, is there a way to get the trooper tattoos on say a bounty ...
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How do collections and unlocks work?

I recently found the collections tab in the cartel market and was surprised that there was a mega list of items that you can get from the cartel market. About 2 years ago i bought a whole republic ...
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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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Are mods from level 60 commendation gear freely transferable between slots?

It seems like, given the incredibly slow rate of getting purple mats from crew skills, it would be faster to farm dailies for the basic commendation to get purple gear for both me and my main ...
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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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Gree Enclave Reputation Vendor available?

The Patch Notes from patch 2.7 says. New Legacy Offhands are now available from the Gree Enclave Galactic Reputation Vendor. The Gree Event isn't available right now. But can I still buy the ...
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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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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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Extract an enhancement from one weapon and apply it to another

After completing the "the padawan exposed" mission with my sith juggernaut character, I have to choose between two rewards, one of them is called "dread sith savage lightsaber", in orange text. I am ...
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Agent roll going super far?

so i've seen agents (operatives and snipers) do super far rolls sometimes in PvP and i'm wondering how this works? Usually its when they start the fight, they will do a roll, and as the ground under ...
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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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Turning off companion gathering?

Ok so with all the new and fast respawning nodes in the Yavin 4 area's i have come to realize that my companion is slowing me down when i go on a gathering farm. clicking the node makes him gather ...
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What is the planetary leveling path in SWTOR?

A friend and I are starting new characters. We already know which planet each class starts on, but we were wondering what happens after that. Do the higher-level planets continue to cater to the same ...
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What are the locations of all the security chests on Rishi?

What are the locations of all the security chests on Rishi? I know there is a chest under a shipwreck, but I don't know the others.
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Do you ever need to revisit gathering or mission skill trainers?

Crafting trainers provide you with new patterns for gear or other items as you level up, but do you ever need to revisit gathering or mission crew skill trainers?
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Does alacrity affect GCD in swtor?

Does the alactrity or "activation speed" stat decrease GCD in swtor?
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How do you obtain a security key in Star Wars: The Old Republic?

I know the security key is optional but I can't seem to figure out how to get one... I tried the in-game vendor but it wouldn't let me even access his stuff. Also, once you have one, how onerous is ...
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Can the pre-order bonus color crystals be traded? Can I get more?

I got the black/yellow color stone for pre-ordering The Old Republic, but I look a little unbalanced as a Jedi Sentinel with two lightsabers — the other is blue. As such I was hoping I could ...