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GameReactorTV Talks with SWTOR Senior Writer Hall Hood

Text below take from TorWars and writer Acea Engen, original article here.

GameReactorTV recently chased down Hall Hood, a Senior Writer for BioWare on Star Wars: The Old Republic. They were able to take a decent bit of time and chat with Hood, mostly regarding story and writing for SWTOR.

In the interview they primarily discuss story-related aspects of SWTOR, and what it was like to tackle the different storylines of the classes from Mr. Hood’s perspective. One particular point of note is Hood’s discussion on drawing players to Non-Force using classes; and how when it came to Imperial Agent and Trooper storylines; BioWare had plenty of story-telling freedom, as they are some of the least-explored classes.

Mr. Hood also talks about how the writers of SWTOR approach the job much like you would approach writing for a TV series, as they will have major story-arcs concluded; but unanswered questions will be left to keep players engaged. The video is inter-cut with gameplay footage and is worth a watch. Check it out below.

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SWTOR Collector’s Edition Unboxing

BioWare has released a video of the un-boxing of the Star Wars: The Old Republic Collectors Edition! You get to see all the content in the box plus you get to finaly see ingame animation videos of the digital swag.

The Collector’s Edition of Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ includes an exciting variety of exclusive material. Take a look at this video to see all of the physical collectibles and the in-game items available in this limited edition.

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New Operations Game Systems Page

The new Operations Game Systems page contains information on all of the current Opperations along with images and video. You can visit the page here.

Over the past several weeks we have talked more and more about Operations in Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. Operations are high-level, multi-group missions where you and your friends will face the most menacing threats in the galaxy. The new Game Systems page offers more details about Operations and offers a look at one of the Operations that you and your allies will be able to explore.

Head over to the new Games Systems page to read up on the content that players have to look forward to with Operations in The Old Republic, and be sure to check out the developer walkthrough for the Eternity Vault to get just a small sample of the challenges that await you.

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Jedi Knight vs Bounty Hunter

In this trailer some of the developers give their insight to either the Jedi Knight or the Bounty Hunter and we get to see some sweet in-game action between the two classes. We also get to see some of the dialog and cut scenes in the game and all I can say is: NICE! Check it out, it’s well worth watching.