Questions tagged [star-wars-the-old-republic]

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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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 coefficients,...
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Is there a way to dodge the one-time passwords?

I find it quite annoying that every now and then, when I log in to my SWTOR account, Bioware asks me to enter a one-time password sent to my e-mail address. I find that quite annoying. I doubt there ...
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Is Origin required to play the digital download version of TOR?

Other than Origin being required to download and install the game content in the first place, is it required to play the digital download version of Star Wars: The Old Republic? Could I literally ...
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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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Modifying UI in Star Wars: The Old Republic

I was wondering if, like World of Warcraft did it before, Star Wars: The Old Republic has tools to create your own UI. Does anybody know of any resources about that?
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Does race matter?

Is there any differences between races except for looks? I haven't been able to find any information on this so I am leaning towards it doesn't matter, but I can't find any confirmation on this ...
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What level can I choose my advanced class?

In Star Wars the old republic, you choose a class at character creation and later you get to choose an advanced class (such as gunslinger for smuggler). What level does that happen?
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How large are the planets in Star Wars: The Old Republic?

How large are the planets in Bioware's Star Wars MMORPG? How do they compare to the continents in World of Warcraft?