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SWTOR Basics – How to Install PTS and Copy Your Character

Installing PTS is usually a very simple tutorial, but it would take you hours. Depending on your internet connection and the BW servers’ condition, it will take you between a couple hours to many, many hours. The live game is ~25GB, the Game with PTS is ~52GB. If you have the game already installed, you can add PTS on top of it. At this moment it is not possible (possible, but not easy or recommended) to install PTS on a separate Drive or Partition. To install and access PTS, follow these steps (or check the video linked below): 1. Download the game client from swtor.com and install it 2. Log in to the client and install the Live game 3. From the button in the bottom left corner open the settings window and make PTS available 4. Wait for the client to download and install PTS 5. Every time when you open…

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SWTOR 3.1 Flashpoint GUIDE: COMMANDER MOKAN – HM Battle of Rishi Bonus Boss

This is Vulkk’s Video Guide on the Bonus Boss in Battel of Rishi Hard Mode Flashpoint. In this relatively short fight we have quite a few mechanics, which are all simple, yet very deadly if not performed 100% correctly. Commander Mokan is one of the best boss encounters inside a Flashpoint Bioware have designed since the first and original version of Lost Island in early 2012. If  you have different tactics or suggestions for players, who have not yet done this, share them in the comments below. The boss is not something unseen, but is a fresh and interesting encounter compared to all the other tank and spank opponents. It can be done in many different class combinations and is one of the few very well designed and balanced fights. It may not have an awesome 100% loot drop, but is worth doing just for the achievement and the good feeling…

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SWTOR Open Source Community Spreadsheet Collection

DorjeeVajra started a SWTOR Open Source Community Spreadsheet Collection, over at the official forums. If you’re new and need help this is a good source of information. The hopes for the spreadsheet is that we work together as a community to: Create new Spreadsheets that are helpful to the community. Add helpful spreadsheets you have come across giving credit to the creator and providing a link of the source on the table of contents. Help add Links to Helpful Guides on the appropriate Guide Link Spreadsheets. Help add missing information to existing Spreadsheets. Help correct errors found on the existing Spreadsheets. Most importantly use the spreadsheets people have made to further enjoy the game. What’s in the Spreadsheet Collection so far: Clickable links to the spreadsheets below: Table of Contents. Links to Other Spreadsheet Collections Class Guide Links. Crew Skill Guide Links. NPC Stats. New added 12/28/14 Companion Likes, Gift List,…

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GSH Master Artisan Guide Compendium

If you’d like to know more about SWTOR crafting, we have a fantastic guide for you. From Lowku, we have a 3-part guide on 2.9 Galactic Strongholds crafting, as well as some basics in crafting in general. As we have mentioned here, 2.9 is bringing a lot of (hopefully good) changes to crafting. Some items that were once considered useful junk will now be highly sought after. Gathering lists, items and other crafting supplies now might be a good idea if you plan to do any 2.9 crafting. He tells us a little of what you can expect in these guides: “To help myself prepare, I’ve compiled my old gathering list, my credit guide, and all the new crafting information for the Fabrication Kits traded for decorations and War Supplies. What’s left is an absolutely massive amount of information that I had to break up into different parts just to get it…

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SWTOR Galactic Starfighter: Engine Components Comparisons Guide

Understanding the different engine components will help you understand your ship’s engines better. The more you know about the engines, the better you can prepare for battle because you know what your ship is capable of doing. This guide is designed to give you a basic idea of what each of the Galactic Starfighter Ships engines are capable of, to help you decide which ones suit your gaming style the best. It focuses on the default engine components. Engine Maneuvers               Engines have different abilities that determine which maneuvers they’re capable of performing. In this section, you’ll learn which maneuvers each ship has and what it does along with the upgrade options for each one. The Rycer & Starguard, the Sting & Flashfire, the Ocula & Skybolt and the Gladiator & Enforcer all have Koiogran Turn as the default maneuver. This maneuver allows you to make a vertical 180-degree turn,…

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SWTOR Galactic Starfighter Ships Companion Guide

Companions play an important role in Star Wars: The Old Republic and they do make the game more enjoyable. This guide focuses on the default companions assigned specifically to fill the crew positions for the Galactic Starfighter ships. Each faction will start out with a set of four default companions that are exclusive to the ships but you’re not limited to only using these. The assigned positions for the default companions and their names are below: Don’t forget to check out constantly growing list of guides for Star Wars: The old republic Empire Offense- MZ-12 Tactical- Salana Rok Engineering- Aven Geth Defense- Writch Hurley Republic Offense- B-3G9 Tactical- Kendra Novar Engineering- Ashy Defense- Oro Wogawa After choosing your starfighter ship, you’ll pick out your crew. You’ll start by choosing your co-pilot from one of the four default companions listed above for your faction. After choosing your co-pilot, you can fill each…

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SWTOR Quick Guide for Building the Sting & Flashfire and the Ocula & Skybolt Scout Ships

This SWTOR quick guide offers the basic information you need to build the Sting & Flashfire and the Ocula & Skybolt Galactic Scout Starfighter ships. We put them all together in one guide because they are all very similar to build and we’ll start with the engine maneuvers, thrusters and systems. Don’t forget to check out constantly growing list of guides for Star Wars: The old republic Engine Maneuvers There are four types of engine maneuvers to choose from. When activated, all of them require 15 seconds to recharge and they all have the ability to avoid lock-on missiles. These maneuvers will also increase your ability to avoid the enemy’s direct blaster fire up to 30 percent for 3 seconds. The Koiogran Turn is unlocked by default and all other maneuvers require 1,500 ship requisitions to unlock. The Koiogran Turn allows your ship to make a 180-degree turn vertically, even when…

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SWTOR Galactic Starfighter New Player Guide

This guide explains the basic information needed to choose and fly a Galactic Starfighter ship. After reading, you should have a general idea of what to expect before you play, so you can learn to use the controls a little faster and easier. Even if you’ve been playing for awhile, you may still find some of the information useful. We’ll start with a quick overview of the ships so you’ll have an idea of which one you would like to try first. Galactic Starfighter Ships The Scout, Strike Fighter, Gunships and Bombers are the four classes of ships available. You’ll find three ships listed under each class except for the gunships and you’ll start the game with two ships unlocked. As you play and earn Fleet Requisitions, you can unlock the remaining ships or you can buy them with Cartel Coins. You can view the components of any unlocked ship…

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SWTOR Galactic Starfighter Shield, Sensor and Armor Components Comparisons Guide

The components separate the different Starfighter ships from each other and affect how the ships perform during battles. When you know which components are available for each ship, it’ll help you determine which Starfighter will suit your style of play the best. Most components have between three to five upgrade tiers and you can use the requisitions you earn from competing in battles to purchase the upgrades. This components comparisons guide focuses on the shields, sensors and armor available for the Galactic Starfighter ships. Knowing a little about these components will help you understand the strengths and weaknesses of each ship better. Don’t forget to check out constantly growing list of guides for Star Wars: The old republic Shield Components This section discusses the ships default components, the stats and the upgrades for the shields along with some basic information concerning the hull capacity for each Starfighter ships. Shields Default Stats…

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