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For questions about "Star Wars: The Old Republic", a massively-multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) set in the Star Wars universe. Star Wars: The Old Republic (or SWTOR) takes place 4000 years before the events of A New Hope, and is a sequel to the Knights of the Old Republic single-player games. Tag used for questions related to both works. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag.

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Why was Bastila Shan in orbit of Taris?

Bastila Shan was intercepted by Sith forces in orbit of Taris and the crew evacuated from the Endar Spire to the planet. While KotOR's protagonist is on the planet, he doesn't do much more than But ...
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Why aren't stealth field generators more common during the Clone Wars and Galactic Civil War?

The fan-favourite RPG Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic was the first to introduce a device known as a stealth field generator - a small and portable cloaking device that can be worn as a belt. ...
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Is there a canon interpretation of who the five are in the Prophecy of the Five from the KOTOR Comics?

In the Knights of the Old Republic comics series, one of the central themes is a Jedi prophecy known as the Prophecy of the Five, which describes five people who are to bring on the return of the Sith ...
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Why were the Unknown Regions left uncharted?

Grand Admiral Thrawn originated from the Unknown Regions, and that's probably why he gained such a high Imperial rank, despite of the humanocentrism of the Empire. The Emperor himself experienced a ...
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Were the Knights of Zakuul in SW:TOR inspired by the Imperial Knights in the novels?

In the later expansions of Star Wars: The Old Republic, you find your way onto a previously unknown empire that has a sort of police force that are Force users that are neither Jedi nor Sith. They are ...
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What happened to the "greater enemy" plot of Old Republic series?

In the Old Republic series, Revan embraced the dark side because he believed it was needed to defeat a "greater enemy" of some kind. Some of the possible endings, that overlap with canon ending in ...
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Which order to read the 4 Old Republic novels?

I've just purchased a single e-book containing the four Old Republic novels. They are presented in order of their publishing date: Fatal Alliance, Deceived, Revan, & Annihilation, respectively. ...
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Is there any evidence that Lana Beniko's character was based on Obi-Wan Kenobi?

A friend recently pointed out to me that Beniko is an anagram of Kenobi. In addition, Lana, despite being a Sith, follows the path of the light so the choices she makes seem to be more in line with ...
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Has there ever been talks of making a movie based on The Old Republic?

Does anyone know if there have ever been plans to make make movies set in the era of KotOR. A movie based around the Sith in that time could prove to be very interesting, as would any movie based on ...
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Why didn't Bastilla Shan give this character back his mask?

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How did Satele Shan block this lightsaber thrust?

In the SWTOR game, there is a scene where Satele Shan blocks (absorbs/ dissipates?) the beam from Darth Malgus' lightsaber. Was she wearing cortosis armored glove? Or is it her mastery of the Force ...
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Is there a name for era(s) between Old Republic in KOTOR and Clone Wars?

Certain eras in TGFFA are well defined (both in-universe, as well as out-of-universe in terms of publishing) and are named, e.g. Old Republic era (KOTOR time), Clone Wars era, New Republic era, etc... ...
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Why did nobody know about the Sith Empire?

This is a question about The Old Republic and Legends. In Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, Kreia (Darth Traya) tells Meetra Surik (or the player character) that Revan had left known ...
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Was there a pre-TOR explanation of the evil that Revan sought to overcome?

In the games "Knights of the Old Republic" 1 & 2, it was established that Darth Revan turned to the Dark Side and attempted to take over the Republic in response to his discovery of some distant ...
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Who is the voice actor of Grataa in Star Wars: the Old Republic?

Introduction Let me first say that I am not sure that this question is great for this SE, but seeing as I found none more suitable, I'm posting it here. In Star Wars: the Old Republic, by Bioware, ...
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The Clone Wars mentions of Old Republic

Are there any mentions or links, for example people, places or events that connect the Clone Wars series with anything in the era before the sacking of Coruscant?
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Who would a female (pureblood) Sith bond with?

Do Sith even marry or have a sense of love? Since they are taking strength from their emotions, I would find it hard to believe that love would be not a matter within a Sith. But which type of ...
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Who are the Dread Masters?

In the game you fight Dread Master Styrak and when he dies he says something along the lines of "5 remaining..." During the fight he also talks about his brothers and sisters. Is there any reference ...
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Is Yoda around during The Old Republic?

I have been playing the Star Wars: The Old Republic game and I was wondering if Yoda was alive during this time frame; was he born yet or what?
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Sith using the light side of the Force?

I started to play Star Wars: The Old Republic. In this game, you can choose between 2 factions (Jedi/Sith). However, in the quest you can choose what you want you do. For example: you can either ...
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