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Site Updates

Posted by Suzie Ford on Dec 06, 2010  | Comments

Site Updates - Star Wars: The Old Republic -

The official Star Wars: The Old Republic site has been updated with a pair of articles over the weekend. The first features the news that the Jedi Wizard has been renamed and the second reveals more information about the recently announced 'crew' skills system.

SUBJ: Closer Look at Crew Skills

Systems Designer Patrick Malott examines the Crew Skills system, and shares details about Armstech.

I’m Patrick Malott. I’ve worked as a Game Systems Designer on various titles over the years, but what we’re working on here at BioWare Austin is my dream project: Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. In my current role, designing and building out the Crew Skills system is one of the biggest projects I’m involved in. As a passionate multiplayer online gamer myself, I know that crafting is a critical part of the experience for many of you, and I’m dedicated to making sure you enjoy the way it works in The Old Republic. In this blog, I want to shed some light on the design decisions we’re making with Crew Skills… and I might just drop a few new specifics on the Armstech crafting skill.

SUBJ: Jedi Wizard Renamed

A few weeks ago, we asked the community to help us rename the Jedi Wizard advanced class. Thousands of votes and many posts full of lively debate later, the polls have closed, and we have a clear winner! Find out the new, fan-chosen name for the Jedi Wizard advanced class!

Read more at the links above.

Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom