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 there any way to play Star Wars: The Old Republic on Mac?

My question is as stated above. I tried going the Boot Camp option but ran into too many issues and don't like the requirement of having to boot into a different OS on startup. I've also tried VMWare ...
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Strategies to avoid being underleveled as a F2P in SW:TOR?

First, definitions, just to be clear: Underleveled: The state of being substantially lower level than the lowest level quest you have. This situation makes it difficult to complete your quests ...
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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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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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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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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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Force a repair of Star Wars: The Old Republic

I successfully downloaded/installed Star Wars: The Old Republic (SW-TOR) and ran it. But, I uninstalled it to try to fix something else. Before I uninstalled it, I made a backup of most of the files ...
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Will I still have an item in my collection if i trade a copy of it to a friend [duplicate]

So in Star Wars the old Republic there is a collections part of the game. If you pay extra cartel coins you can even have the items you purchased account wide. Well I own a copy of the descendant's ...
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Can I don level 65 pvp armor without being level 65 by using this trick?

Can I wear the armor by: having a level 65 person buy them and then mail it to me. Then during the pvp match (everyone is shifted to level 65) I don the gear? Will it stay on me or is there a flaw in ...
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How to Solve Glitch Preventing Me From Attacking!

I'm a free to play player who's playing a Jedi Knight, 50th level. On a mission called Firestorm, on the planet Corellia and at a place called Korvalus Towers I am unable to attack the Sith Stalkers ...
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Where is the advanced class trainer for smugglers?

Where is the advanced class trainer for smugglers? I can't find where I am supposed to choose my specialization.
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As a level 35 sith juggernaut how do I make credits fast [duplicate]

As of the most recent updates how do I make credits fast? I am on taris and am level 35. I have not defeated any world bosses but am thinking of doing so. I dont have very many items but I have a ...
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How to choose a specialization for trooper [duplicate]

I am in the starting zone and level 11 but can't seem to find the specialization trainer that should be available at level 10. Where do I find the specialization trainer for troopers?
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How do you use Data Crystals to purchase something?

I'm very new to gaming and I've got a lot of data crystals but when I visit a vendor my purchases are automatically deducted from my credits and I see no option to pay with crystals instead. What do ...
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What is the difference between Solo mode and Storyline mode in SWTOR? Which flashpoints can be solo'd?

First, what is the difference between solo mode and story mode in the SWTOR flashpoints? I know there are some flashpoints that require at least one other player, like Aurora Cannon, are any of the ...
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What is the 'best' stat prioritisation for a Jedi Sentinel

I jump in and out of playing SWTOR. I've recently returned to play this new Knights of the Fallen Empire story and the game seems to have changed, a lot. As of this expansion, what is the 'best' stat ...
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How to get all outfits for different companions

Now that equipment is just decorative for companions (I approve personally) is there any way to get the various outfits that were handed out as quest rewards? Maybe they still are and I've just been ...
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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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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 Knights of the Fallen empire and Lvl 65 only available to subscribers?

Is Knights of the Fallen empire and Lvl 65 only available to subscribers? can you just pay for it directly like you could Hutt Cartel and Shadow of Revan? I don't see it for purchase in the ...
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Can a Sith Warrior or Inquisitor wear the Mask of Revan?

On Star Wars:The Old Republic I was playing as my Bounty Hunter. I was sent to retrieve the Mask of Revan. I wanted to keep the mask for myself but found it not in my inventory so I gave the mask to ...
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Do companions benefit from wearing +Presence gear?

So, Presence as a stat, is defined as raising your companions health and damage/healing output. Awesome! A stat just for soloing, that's pretty handy. And, using a +Presence stim, I see that, yes, my ...
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How do I equip companion customizations?

So each of my three current characters has they're starting companion has a skin reward from their own respective missions. I already have said companion. However, the second requirement asks for ...
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What effect do the lesser character stats have?

There are 3 major character stats (Mastery, Presence, and Endurance) plus Expertise for PvP. On your character sheet, you can mouse over the stat and it gives you a decent summary of what the stat ...
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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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Does completing quests at different levels actually give you different XP?

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, doing quests up to six levels below yours yields a chunk of experience points (XP). Across the SW:TOR forums, people say to maximize experience, do orange level quests ...
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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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Which is better for healing, power or crit?

When making a healer, is it better to focus on power or crit in early/mid/late games? Can someone provide some concrete examples with numbers on which is better in what situations?
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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 is the use of the Pilot's Armor in SW:TOR?

After buying and subscribing to Star Wars - The Old Republic, I received multiple packages with Pilot's Armor. What is the use of this Armor and why is it called Adaptive Armor? Is it of any use for ...
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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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What happens if my companion hates me?

If I continually lose affection points with my companion, what happens? Does she run-away, drop dead, turn on me and fight to the death?
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How can I copy my keybindings from one character to another?

I just created my 2nd Star Wars: The Old republic character, and I see that new characters are set to the default keybindings. I'd changed quite a few on my first character and don't want to have to ...
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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 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's the easiest daily way to farm Common Data Crystals 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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At which level should I start doing the missions to get a Tauntaun?

I already understand how to get a Tauntaun. You go to a nest and try to get the older tauntauns to return. If you succeed, a wampa will appear and you have to kill it. After killing it, you get the ...
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Can negative companion conversation choices be repaired?

On my first conversation on the ship with (Jedi Knight spoilers) I accidentally told him that I didn't want him to help me and that I didn't like the fact that he was assigned to help me. I tried ...
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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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Is it worth it to remove Item Modifications?

In SWTOR you can put various modifications into various items that you wear/use -- and you can remove these and put new ones in, at a charge. Is it worth it to remove them and sell them, if you're ...
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What causes you to become Unbeatable in PvP?

Today I was "Unbeatable" in PvP for the first time, accompanied by the normal "An ally is unbeatable!" announcement. Upon Googling it I found that this is awarded when you get 4 medals in a single ...
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What Rating 220 DPS modifications should I get for my Vigilance Guardian?

Introduction I am currently in the process of acquiring a full set of 220 modifications for my Vigilance Guardian, tailored towards DPS. I am looking to outfit a Custom (orange) set of gear with ...
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Can I run The Old Republic without an Administrator account?

Stupidly long story short... I have access to Windows 7 computer that I can only log into with a "Guest" account. The Guest account does not have Administrator access. Star Wars: The Old Republic ...
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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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Crafting with synthweave in 4.0

I'm a bit confused with all the changes that have been made to crafting in 4.0. For augments i understand that it works like it did before except there are no greens anymore? Buy blue schematic ...
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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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Roaming mend on a single target

As a healing sorcerer you have the ability Roaming Mend. This ability has the following tooltip. Roaming Mend Activation: Instant Force: 50 Cooldown: 15 seconds Range: 30m ...
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Strength as a priority stat for vengeance juggernaut?

I'm currently leveling a Vengeance Juggernaut and have been looking around at stat priorities so I can be aware of what I need to look for. I'm seeing a lot of strength on various websites as the ...
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What is the highest credit per common data crystals ratio available in SWTOR?

Introduction My characters are currently holding ALOT of Common Data Crystals (CDC) and since they have better gear than what is available for CDCs, I am looking for ways to transform them into ...
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What modifications should I buy for my Vigilance Guardian?

Introduction I recently hit Level 65 with my Vigilance Guardian and I'm about half-way through Shadows of Revan. Before I start Knights of the Fallen Empire, I intend to do a big (and potentially ...