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Old 01-27-2009, 06:21 PM   #1
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Playing non-jedi

Who here is actually gonna play someone besides a Jedi or Sith?


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Old 01-27-2009, 06:32 PM   #2
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I might, if the other classes aren't relatively dull. This also includes quests associated with your class, including "Kill XXX amount of gizka.", which is essentially level-grinding.
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:32 PM   #3
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Old 01-27-2009, 07:33 PM   #4
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I'll probably make at least one non-Jedi alt, though my main will be a Jedi.

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Old 01-27-2009, 07:42 PM   #5
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I intend to, if just to be different from everyone else.

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I played swg from beta up until the CU so i hate ****ing jedi, i will not play one no matter how good they are, ill find a way to beat them always.
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Old 01-27-2009, 08:34 PM   #6
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If I can play as a Sith Officer, I will. But, I will likely also have a Force-user alt - to wreak vengeance upon whatever band of Jedi players wipes me out...


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Old 01-27-2009, 08:59 PM   #7
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Theres gotta be some heavy balancing I don't even know who they would do it.


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Old 01-28-2009, 08:04 AM   #8
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Theres gotta be some heavy balancing I don't even know who they would do it.
I was discussing this fairly recently with a few friends - one of them had the notion that they might have Jedi/Sith advance slower than other characters, as in gain less exp per action, or require more exp to level.

Another balance may be to allow non-force user classes to advance skills, feats or attributes faster - to either beef up attack abilities, or skill modifiers (though a little less useful in battle), or things like wisdom, defence and strength to counteract the inherent advantages of playing as Jedi/Sith.



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Old 01-28-2009, 10:19 AM   #9
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If TOR let's me play as a Mando, then I will certainly play as a non-force user.

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Old 01-28-2009, 10:41 AM   #10
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I'll play Jedi and Sith, if multiple character slots are available I shall have a pick up and go class like a commando for armor/guns/1 button kill reasons.


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Old 01-28-2009, 11:05 AM   #11
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I wa discussing this fairly recently with a few friends - one of them had the notion that they might have Jedi/Sith advance slower than other characters, as in gain less exp per action, or require more exp to level.

Another balance may be to allow non-force user classes to advance skills, feats or attributes faster - to either beef up attack abilities, or skill modifiers (though a little less useful in battle), or things like wisdom, defence and strength to counteract the inherent advantages of playing as Jedi/Sith.
I think skill modifiers are the aim. We know Atton received training to kill Jedi as efficiently as possible. And I think Mandlorians have some tactics against Jedi/Sith as well after the Mando Wars. I expect Talents to give some cool anti-Jedi skills. It would rock, because, like in real life, a blaster bolt is deadly. Watch the Geonosis scene and you know what I mean.

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Old 01-28-2009, 11:08 AM   #12
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I'm sure I will eventually try all the classes and expect the non-force classes to be a lot of fun (Taris was one of my favorite planets in KotOR) but I do plan on rolling a Jedi first.


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Old 01-28-2009, 11:15 AM   #13
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Same as Moeller, I forgot to add.

I'll be rolling a 'good' Sith first. I couldn't play a Sith in the kotor games (it feels...strange) so this is my chance to dish out some lightning on 'Vaderlover1995' and 'IAMDAEMPEROR1997.'

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Old 01-28-2009, 01:10 PM   #14
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Being a Jedi/Sith is the last thing I will do if I ever get the game. I tried so hard to NOT be a Jedi in KOTOR....it failed...
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Old 01-30-2009, 10:01 PM   #15
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I'll take your non-force using sharp witted smuggler archtype outside of my main which will be a lightside favoring neutral force user. You may call me Jedi only in name but in truth Jolee Bindo always had the right of it. If you have ever played the PnP rpg you will find that the non-force users easily had there balances vs the force-users much like DnD Fighters vs Wizards.


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Old 02-02-2009, 03:19 PM   #16
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I would love to see a non-force sensitive class that can dig in and duke it out with Jedi/Sith! I don't know if it'll happen though. Anyway, I'm pretty sure I'll end up playing a Sith. Red saber plus Dun Möch, my friends!


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Old 02-02-2009, 04:21 PM   #17
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I would love to see a non-force sensitive class that can dig in and duke it out with Jedi/Sith! I don't know if it'll happen though. Anyway, I'm pretty sure I'll end up playing a Sith. Red saber plus Dun Möch, my friends!
Well I'm sure they will find some way to balance all the classes as that is an essential part of any MMO. I think a smuggler or bounty hunter will be able to hold their own against Jedi and Sith.


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Old 02-02-2009, 08:28 PM   #18
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If they would announce another profession besides Jedi I might. Everytime new Jedi content comes out I fall in-love with the idea of being Jedi more and more.
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Old 02-02-2009, 08:44 PM   #19
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I wa discussing this fairly recently with a few friends - one of them had the notion that they might have Jedi/Sith advance slower than other characters, as in gain less exp per action, or require more exp to level.
Yea but I'm sure that would get huge backlash just the thought of having to grind more even if your a Jedi makes me cringe.


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Old 02-04-2009, 05:26 PM   #20
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It depends on how they do the paying structure. If you have to pay to have multiple characters, I may choose a Jedi first. If you can have more than 1, I'm going to choose a droid first. Not sure what droid classes there may be, but a healer droid might be fun. If not thta, then a soldier droid.


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Old 02-06-2009, 11:49 AM   #21
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I would play as non-Jedi. It's awsome using blasters and special gear and such.
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Old 02-07-2009, 03:39 AM   #22
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So I've been thinking a lot more about this lately, and after playing through Jedi Outcast and Academy again, I think I would definitely love to roll a scoundrel character, someone who gets by on wit, luck, charm, and a good blaster at their side! Maybe even a held together with duct tape junker of a smuggling freighter?


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Old 02-07-2009, 04:33 AM   #23
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I don't intend on playing a jedi at all. I might though, as all they have been talking about has been Jedi Jedi Jedi Jedi not jedi Jedi Jedi Jedi.
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Old 02-07-2009, 09:15 AM   #24
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Of course I have to play at least on Jedi, it's one one of the reasons I love Star Wars, after all. However, I'll probably end up playing one of every class/profession that they have, just to try them all out and have a nice variety of toons to play with in different party settings.


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Old 02-24-2009, 01:39 AM   #25
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I hope that they can make the other classes more interesting.

I would rather not play as a Lawful or Chaotic zealot.
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Old 06-09-2009, 11:12 PM   #26
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Im hoping all the people picking jedi to be luke or Daarth wont get upset when they are just your run of the mill average padawan and can get killed by people with just simple blaster.
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Old 06-10-2009, 06:57 AM   #27
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I'm really torn between the current classes. I find it quite cool to choose a non-force wielding class. Bounty Hunter is at the moment on the top of my list. On the other hand, Sith and Jedi really seem interesting as well. I've always liked their concept.

At the end of the day I think I will be a Jedi. But I'll wait and see what other classes are revealed, and if there are any more detailed info released later. Hopefully I will enter beta and that's a good place to try stuff out.


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Old 06-10-2009, 08:12 AM   #28
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I don't know how many characters you can get, because I'd like to try more than one. But my main char will, at this moment, probably be a Bounty Hunter or Jedi. Haven't made up my mind yet.


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Old 06-10-2009, 09:14 AM   #29
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Seeing as I am part of the OT generation. I would love to play a smuggler because I remember when Han Solo was KING!

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Old 06-10-2009, 10:00 AM   #30
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I'll be playing the Hutt Slug class.

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Old 06-10-2009, 03:54 PM   #31
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If I decide to get this game...I'd definitely be a non-jedi...more fun that way imho.

Like when I was a little kid...I didn't wanna be obi-wan or luke or even vader...I wanted to be a stormtrooper...I hope there's an equivalent to that in this game...



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Old 06-10-2009, 04:08 PM   #32
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I will play other classes as well as Jedi but, I will mostly play Jedi without doubt. I'd like to think i could play Jedi without having to feel like a lemming, or a noob though. I remember how people who played Commando in SWG thought they were so above you because they didn't play Jedi lol, even though commando was completely over-powered and as common as Jedi anyway.


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Old 06-10-2009, 07:45 PM   #33
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Probably won't be able to join though I want to...but for one thing...I thought it was all the han solos, the fetts, dash rendars, lando calrissians, and the like who made the universe turn. Am I remembering things wrong, or was it more thought Han solo was the man in the early goings of the original trilogy?

Hell, I even respect Kyle Katarn more than Luke b/c Kyle knows what it's like to duke it out like a true badass as a merc.

Moreover...I don't see lightsabers blocking flamethrowers or carbonite streams...Most jedi seem to be (tactically) idiots.

...besides, if the force sensitives don't have people to rely upon, well, I could picture jedi doing janitorial work for hire. Like Here I am this badass lightsaber blademaster...but I only earn a little above minimum wages since my job otherwise is cleaning other people's messes.


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Old 06-10-2009, 08:16 PM   #34
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Yeah, but you have to remember that any decent jedi or sith has telekinetic or telepathic skills as well as combat abilities.


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Old 06-10-2009, 08:25 PM   #35
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actrually since its a video game which will more then likely copy the talent tree thing from WoW you will have a spec good at force or saber combat and w/e sentinal was supposted to be good at not counting getting the best gear in kotor 2 >_>
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Old 06-10-2009, 09:15 PM   #36
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Think they'll let us have one of each?

Nah, the regular classes are looking pretty cool but I'd rather be a Jedi.
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If I decide to play I may be a freelance merc. Most likely a Mandalorian. I'd get some creds from both sides, and have fun burning all the saber-swingers who get in my way. Lets see a Jedi deflect a homing rocket.

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If I decide to play I may be a freelance merc. Most likely a Mandalorian. I'd get some creds from both sides, and have fun burning all the saber-swingers who get in my way. Lets see a Jedi deflect a homing rocket.
Not sure you can even be Neutral yet, but it would be good to be a guy just taking jobs from whoever pays better.


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