Datacron Guide for Makeb

In Star Wars: The Old Republic, Makeb is a Hutt controlled planet that is growing in power due to the large number of Hutt that are accumulating there. In addition to the Hutt, there are two ancient Datacrons on the surface of the planet and anyone that finds them will be empowered with increased +10 Presence and +10 Endurance. For this reason, the Republic and the Empire are both targeting the planet of Makeb. Don’t forget to check out constantly growing list of guides for Star Wars: The old republic Datacrons are special collectibles that you’ll find on every planet but they are usually very difficult to find. This Datacron guide will help you find them on the planet Makeb. Datacron +10 Presence To reach the Datacron and receive your +10 Presence, you’ll need to mount your speeder and head towards the Perekta Mesa. Once you get there, go towards the…

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Developer Update: Overview of the Planet Makeb

BioWare posted a new Star Wars: The Old Republic developer blog yesterday, that detailed the process of creating the planet Makeb, an all-original addition to the Star Wars universe coming in the Rise of the Hutt Cartel digital expansion. Makeb will be  a beautiful world peppered by towering geological formations, but it has been ravaged by ecological disaster and is a hostile environment. The Hutt Cartel are the main antagonists on Makeb, and the story takes in a rare instance of the Republic overcoming the Empire. For the official blog post, please visit this link or check out a snip below: Early on, we seized on the idea of a beautiful planet that’s being ravaged by ecological disasters. A place that would normally seem serene and welcoming, transformed into an environment that feels like it could fall out from under you at any second. With that goal in mind, we designed the entire…

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SWTOR-RP Interviews Damion Schubert and Charles Boyd

They guys over at got a chance to do an Exclusive Q&A with Damion Schubert and Charles Boyd. The interview  is of course about the upcoming  Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion, and being a Star Wars: The old Republic Role playing community, the interview covers mostly story and RP questions. Reading through the interview Interveiw we get the feeling the developers answered  answered the questions prior to patch 1.7 as they speak about a major new system coming “sooner than you think””.  The Q&A Also get’s around Makeb and the new  Cathar race.  Below is a snippet: SWTOR-RP: Is the planet Makeb a pre-existing planet in Star Wars canon, or is this a completely new planet in lore to be uncovered by players as they travel through it for the first time? Charles Boyd: Makeb is a completely new invention of the Star Wars: The Old Republic team, and personally as a writer, I can’t tell you what an honor it is to have a chance to add something…

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