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It's been the better part of a month in testing, but finally Star Wars Galaxies Game Update 5 is ready for live release. The servers went down this morning for the patch, and returning players should find a host of tweaks and changes. The final live patch notes are available in the official SWG foru...

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July 29, 2008 at 10:00AM
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The official site for Star Wars Galaxies has up a guide to the brand new Weaponsmith 'core crafting' system, coming soon in Game Update 5. Smiths can now essentially mix and match level, power, and look to any weapon - customers can custom-order a weapon to fit their power and personality. This is a...

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We've had a lot of lead-up to this GU and finally it looks like it's here. Yesterday the Test Center patch notes for Star Wars Galaxies Game Update 5 hit the official forums. From the inclusion of Vivox voice chat to heavy structural changes to the Beast Mastery expertise, you'll find all the inform...

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Just yesterday we noted that Star Wars Galaxies has a new producer, as long-time friend of the game Lorin Jameson moves into a directorship position for SOE-Austin. The new producer, Christopher "Dotanuki" Field, sat in with the forum-goers last night to answer a number of their resulting questions....

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Thomas "Hanse" Eidson, designer on the SOE title Star Wars Galaxies, has released another developer diary detailing his latest efforts to improve the game. The upcoming Game Update 5 will tackle the Beast Master expertise system, a sort of alternate advancement path every class can use to tame and t...

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The Game Updates to Star Wars Galaxies are all about filling in the cracks, making the game experience as a whole better for the players. It's great, then, to see previews for Game Update 5 already on the official SWG forums. This patch looks to be improving the game for Munitions Traders (just one ...

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