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Star Wars: The Old Republic: UI Customization Trailer

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe CitadelMMORPG.COM Staff Posts: 21,443 Epic

Lead Interface Artist Michael Voigt hosts a tour of the new User Interface customization options coming in the Star Wars: The Old Republic Game Update 1.2: Legacy. v1.2 is scheduled to launch later in April. Enjoy!




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  • TenebrosoTenebroso Fresno, CAMember Posts: 262

    This guy could benefit from a membership to Toastmasters.org........

  • gilgamesh42gilgamesh42 tampa, FLMember Posts: 300

    Am i only one  who becomes  disgusted everytime  these jackholes mention "listening to the community feedback".  Like seriously these people  flat out tried to censore ANYTHING that could even be considered not rainbows and  sunshine is trying to tell me they listen to the community? That's the eqivalent of being stabbed in the face while the person stabbing you is trying to convince you hes not stabbing you in the face.  the cake is  a lie 





















     










     




     

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  • AsamofAsamof La Canada, CAMember Posts: 781 Uncommon

    "exciting brand new features"

  • RefMinorRefMinor MyTownMember Posts: 3,452 Uncommon
    Awesome, you can move the UI around the screen now? You can't say that's not innovative.
  • BoatsmateBoatsmate Springfield, MOMember Posts: 208

    Originally posted by Tenebroso

    This guy could benefit from a membership to Toastmasters.org........

     

    Ballerinas are always on their toes. Why don't they just get taller ballerinas?

  • RyukanRyukan Mason, MIMember Posts: 708 Uncommon

    Originally posted by Asamof

    "exciting brand new features"

    LOL, it makes me laugh every time I see this described as an exiciting feature. On Facebook SWTOR has a post about "Are you excited about the UI customization coming in Update 1.2?". It's just silly to think that UI customization, something that should have been in the BETA, is considered by them to be "exciting". I can't say that anything about 1.2 "excites" me. As days go by I feel more and more "meh" about the game which is depressing considering that going into the game I was thinking it was going to be my MMO for years.

    Question, would SWTOR have been developed like it is if Bioware had not gotten into bed with EA?

  • stragen001stragen001 ReadingMember Posts: 1,720 Uncommon

    This kinda basic thing really should have been in at launch. I spent a good couple of minutes trying to work out how to resize / reposition the UI elements when I started playing SWTOR, because it has now become standard to be able to do this. 

    Not a gamebreaker, but definately annoying. Kinda suggests the game was rushed to release more than people think. 

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  • VenomaniaVenomania MarsMember Posts: 40

    Many of the features in 1.2 feel like they should have been in for launch, so it's difficult to feel as if this is actually new content, or if they are simply trying to catch up. I feel the next few months post patch will tell us a lot about how the game will cope. It will be interesting to see what other UI features they intend to add, I assume player textures colours is one of them? 

  • RemyVorenderRemyVorender Riverside, RIMember Posts: 3,444 Uncommon
    Hooray for basic features even the lowest budget MMOs have?

    I hear 1.3 is bringing these new things called "quests".

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  • WearacupWearacup Houston, TXMember Posts: 161

    So this thing is still going huh?

    Trammies need to stop polluting the MMORPG landscape. They already have enough games in which to emote hugs and sell garbage by the banks.

  • PyrateLVPyrateLV Las Vegas, NVMember Posts: 1,096 Common

    Originally posted by Ryukan


    Originally posted by Asamof


    "exciting brand new features"

    LOL, it makes me laugh every time I see this described as an exiciting feature. On Facebook SWTOR has a post about "Are you excited about the UI customization coming in Update 1.2?". It's just silly to think that UI customization, something that should have been in the BETA, is considered by them to be "exciting". I can't say that anything about 1.2 "excites" me. As days go by I feel more and more "meh" about the game which is depressing considering that going into the game I was thinking it was going to be my MMO for years.

    Question, would SWTOR have been developed like it is if Bioware had not gotten into bed with EA?

    Actually when companies use terms like "exciting new features" and talk how "cool and awesome" said feature is going to be, it strikes me as condecending

    Much like commercials talk down to children to convince them they MUST HAVE their new toy.

    Because its "exciting and new and cool and awesome"

     

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  • flynn444flynn444 Idaho, IDMember Posts: 41 Uncommon

    While I agree UI customization should be a "standard" feature, I've personally not been hampered by SWTOR's lack of it so far, nor do I think many others have either.  For those whom it's been a big deal, well, SWTOR is clearly just not the game for you.  Perhaps it's time to move on and stop dissing a game you don't and won't like?

  • RefMinorRefMinor MyTownMember Posts: 3,452 Uncommon
    Originally posted by flynn444

    While I agree UI customization should be a "standard" feature, I've personally not been hampered by SWTOR's lack of it so far, nor do I think many others have either.  For those whom it's been a big deal, well, SWTOR is clearly just not the game for you.  Perhaps it's time to move on and stop dissing a game you don't and won't like?

     

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  • KhrymsonKhrymson Eorzea, MOMember Posts: 3,090 Uncommon

    ROFL @1:34 where he says, "this pre-made layout is a throwback to other MMOs, intended for experienced players."  

    So basically the standardized layout, that every MMO gamer has known well and grown accustomed too and used in every MMO since 2004 is for experience players only!?  Good grief...!

  • NBlitzNBlitz ZwolleMember Posts: 1,904

    Fascinating. His excitement rubbed off on me and now I'm scrambling to find my SWTOR box.

  • dnadestinyxdnadestinyx Phoenix, AZMember Posts: 22

    When UI is considered a "feature..." *sigh*

  • CelciusCelcius Member Posts: 1,058 Uncommon

    I find it funny that people claim Ui customization is a basic feature of most MMOS when the main MMO with it is Rift. WoW still doesn't have it and forces you to download addons to do it for you. Most MMOs allow you to move your hotbar and thats about it.

  • CelciusCelcius Member Posts: 1,058 Uncommon

    Originally posted by RefMinor

    Awesome, you can move the UI around the screen now? You can't say that's not innovative.

    Oh hey just so you know, GW2 won't have UI customization. Guess that means when they put it in after launch in a patch you can say the exact same thing! :)

  • BeyornBeyorn Member Posts: 258 Uncommon

    EQ2 has a very nice ui, especially for healers ;).  I dont "think" they had their ui either when EQ2 first launched

  • Jason2444Jason2444 Kingman, AZMember Posts: 372

    They have a trailer for UI customization

     

    Really

     

    REALLY

     

     

    REALLY?!?!?!

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  • BurntvetBurntvet Baltimore, MDMember Posts: 3,347 Rare
    Originally posted by Jason2444

    They have a trailer for UI customization
     
    Really
     
    REALLY
     
     
    REALLY?!?!?!

     

    And this site is hyping even this.

    Article #23003 on TOR....

    Give it up already...
  • RefMinorRefMinor MyTownMember Posts: 3,452 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Celcius


    Originally posted by RefMinor

    Awesome, you can move the UI around the screen now? You can't say that's not innovative.

    Oh hey just so you know, GW2 won't have UI customization. Guess that means when they put it in after launch in a patch you can say the exact same thing! :)

     

    Depends if they announce it with a big fanfare and a chorus then it may deserve my mocking touch.
  • RemainsRemains MalmöMember Posts: 375 Uncommon

    Originally posted by Jason2444

    They have a trailer for UI customization
     
    Really
     
    REALLY
     
     
    REALLY?!?!?!

    Exactly my thought too when I read it! image

    Well, its still an improvement and better late than never, right..? And the dude in the trailer sure seems excited about it too, good for him! image

  • jay8118jay8118 shelby, MIMember Posts: 29

    Originally posted by Ryukan


    Originally posted by Asamof


    "exciting brand new features"

    LOL, it makes me laugh every time I see this described as an exiciting feature. On Facebook SWTOR has a post about "Are you excited about the UI customization coming in Update 1.2?". It's just silly to think that UI customization, something that should have been in the BETA, is considered by them to be "exciting". I can't say that anything about 1.2 "excites" me. As days go by I feel more and more "meh" about the game which is depressing considering that going into the game I was thinking it was going to be my MMO for years.

    Question, would SWTOR have been developed like it is if Bioware had not gotten into bed with EA?


     

    no, but if some other developer got there hands on it instead of bw it might actually have been more mmo-ish. IIn due time I suppose, still to early to grade the game. after 9 months imo is the telliing tale of how the game will grow....look at rift ><

  • nikoliathnikoliath YMember Posts: 1,154

    Originally posted by Burntvet


    Originally posted by Jason2444

    They have a trailer for UI customization
     
    Really
     
    REALLY
     
     
    REALLY?!?!?!

     

    And this site is hyping even this. Article #23003 on TOR.... Give it up already...

    Yes, it's an indisputable fact that there are never new commers to games of any sort that might appreciate some info. And how dare they show new updates for those who want to watch them. They have no business here, peddling their evil wares!

     

    I say we round up the villagers and chase these conmen outta here!

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