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Tips for Stat Tracking in SWTOR
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Image EnlargerWhile we know that gaming is supposed to be all about having fun and accomplishing objectives, the reality is that in games like SWTOR, you are going to need to do a bit of legwork in regards to stat tracking. Whether you are tracking loot, affection, or gear, you are going to need to track stats. This is doubly important for raiders.  Here are a few stat tracking tricks and tips.

Excel Offers More Functionality Over Notepad

The two most popular forms of stat tracking are notepad and excel. Notepad is great for those of you that are not in guilds or those that don't want to the headache of managing raids.

However, for the rest of you, Excel offers much more functionality for stat tracking as you can format your sheets and workbooks for your entire guild in an easy-to-read and manage format.

Set Rules for Raids

If you want to avoid drama that naturally ensues in most guilds, you should setup rules for how to handle items recovered from raids. This may seem like overkill and may seem like micromanaging the guild, but the reality is that there will always be one or two players who will want to hog everything for themselves and the other players struggle to catch up.

Rules can include not performing raids when team members are AFK or dead, gearing up players with needs, and also how to handle those who are playing with a new character.

Importance of Stat Tracking

Stat tracking during games like SWTOR is just another excellent practice in gaming.  Poker players have taken stat tracking to the next level as many track every single hand and even run analysis on their past sessions. They use software like “Poker Tracker” to help compile and analyze those stats.

Unfortunately, SWTOR hasn't had someone dedicated enough to the game to devise such a tracking system. This means that for now, you need to setup a system that works for you and your guild and stick to it. This will allow you to stay on top of where your character is at in the game and help provide a more productive gaming experience.

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