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Star Wars: The Old Republic Free Trial

The Star Wars: The Old Republic Website announces the launch of the Star Wars: The Old Republic Free Trial, which will allow everyone the chance to sample BioWare's MMORPG (thanks durandal). Word is you can progress up to level 15 without taking your wallet our of your pocket. Here's word:

Today we are excited to announce the Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ Free Trial*. Now you will be able to live out your very own Star Wars™ saga with thousands of other players up to level 15 with no charge or time limit! The Star Wars: The Old Republic Free Trial allows individuals, without a previously active Star Wars: The Old Republic game account, to see a portion of what the game has to offer with no payment method required.

Free Trial participants will experience the opening adventures of each of the eight character classes in the game. Players will explore their classes' Origin World, and may even have the opportunity to visit their faction’s Capital World! Additionally, Free Trial players will have the chance to face off against other players in Player-vs.-Player Warzones, or join up with friends and play through a Flashpoint.

Players who have previously participated in one of the Weekend Pass Free Trials or the Friends of Star Wars: The Old Republic Trial are also eligible to join this new free trial!

Visit www.StarWarsTheOldRepublic.com/trial to create your account, download the game, and begin your free trial experience! Have questions? Visit the Free Trial FAQ for more details.

Be sure to check back to www.StarWarsTheOldRepublic.com, as well as our Facebook and Twitter for all the latest updates!

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35. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic Free Trial Jul 12, 2012, 04:19 Jonny
 
ColoradoHoudini wrote on Jul 11, 2012, 20:11:
One thing I've never mentioned in my tiny rants about TOR.. the length of time it took to run place to place and the amount of backtracking I had to do on my main quest line. The game would make me physically run back from the furthest reaches of a map, to the main area.. then to my homeworld, to the furthest reaches of that place.. to talk to a guy to get 10 seconds worth of audio and then to be sent RIGHT GOD DAMN BACK from where I came.

That sort of stuff infuriates me


I've resubbed for a month to try out the latest couple of patches, they've bandaged that glaringly stupid idea by giving you a gizmo that teleports you straight there and then another that teleports you back again. It's a shoddy solution for a daft concept, that people wouldn't notice blatantly cynical time sinks, but at least it cuts out 20 minutes of slogging slowly about.

I got a Smuggler up to 30, my first ever Republic character, and then got fed up with the sanctimonious Republic waffle so I returned to the Empire. Managed ny Inquisitor class quests on Hoth before being seriously underleveled for any more class quests and having no inclination to mindlessly PvP for shitty amounts of xp, run those horrendous space missions or do the dozens of "kill x, collect y" quests lifted straight from vanilla WoW on each world to level up, I've unsubbed again.

Also, no, Bioware, fully voiced mindless grind quests are not a selling point. In fact I think they may be worse than a text box because they're easier to remember from play to play and thus make alt leveling even more of an exercise in hellish repetition.
 
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