Star Wars Galaxies EMU! Before it went shit..

Rawrr

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This game was the first MMO I played and it used to be great fun and then they changed the system it had (skill points) to a level system like World of Warcraft etc and after that it just went shit to the point the game is no longer about.

But there is now a EMU that is working pretty damn well, it's only in Alpha stage but the game is playable with a lot of features ingame and a big community!

Anyone that used to play this game I know you will love to check it out!

Anyone that's never heard of it or played it before, it's a great Star Wars based game, very social where players can have their own houses and build a city of there own, one of the best crafting systems in any games so I've been told (I don't craft in it ;])
You can become a bounty hunter, architect, politician, dancer and entertain in the local cantinas, Pistoleer, swordman and many more!
And even one day you can unlock to become a Jedi.

The server is offline at the moment, normally is on a Sunday at this time.
But here's the site - http://www.swgemu.com
And the page of how to install the game - http://www.swgemu.com/forums/content.php?r=179-Install-SWGEmu

Although legally you're suppose to have paid/brought the discs for the game you can easily find torrents for it.
http://www.siteblocked.org/piratebay.html?accessurl=dGhlcGlyYXRlYmF5Lm9yZy90b3JyZW50LzM1MDYxMDQvc3Rhcl93YXJzX2dhbGF4aWVzX19wcmVfY3VfKGluY2x1ZGluZ19wYXRjaGVzXzAwLTEzKQ==&urlclassname=cGlyYXRlIGJheQ==
http://isohunt.com/torrent_details/379830477/Star+Wars+Galaxies?tab=summary#.UGi8GE3A_m8
Two I found quickly, someone else linked the pirate bay one as that site is blocked by my isp :(



Short trailer - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hrjqob8-420
Someone reviewing the EMU a year ago, not sure how good the video it is but seems he was new at in then also so might be good xD - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=308FWyzNuXI
 
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Dsan

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Awesome. I never got to play SWG.

I'm a fan of MMO emus, seems a shame to let these things die.

Too bad they don't have the client for download, that would go a long way to helping them grow.
 
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Rawrr

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Too bad they don't have the client for download, that would go a long way to helping them grow.
I think the problem there is that would be illegal for them to do and would get shut down or something most likely.
I am sure people can download it off a torrent or something, although the legal side of things is that you're suppose to pay for the licences or something.
 

Dsan

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I don't know... There's tons of private WoW servers running old clients w/o problem. Even those that strive for original blizzlike ai/scripts haven't yet had an issue. I've seen emus for a number of games. As long as they aren't charging for access it should be ok.

I'm guessing they just lack a source but who knows.

Anyway, I'd play it but I don't care to go search for and buy an old version of the game.
 

Rawrr

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Yeah I'm not sure why it is tbh, maybe it's because there are 100s of wow private servers but this is the only SWG one that I am aware of *shrugs*

Just found this, no idea if it works http://isohunt.com/torrent_details/379830477/Star+Wars+Galaxies?tab=summary#.UGi8GE3A_m8
There are prob others on piratebay but my isp blocks that :(
Someones linked this on a youtube video saying it's what you need, but I can't see it because of what I said above - http://www.siteblocked.org/piratebay.html?accessurl=dGhlcGlyYXRlYmF5Lm9yZy90b3JyZW50LzM1MDYxMDQvc3Rhcl93YXJzX2dhbGF4aWVzX19wcmVfY3VfKGluY2x1ZGluZ19wYXRjaGVzXzAwLTEzKQ==&urlclassname=cGlyYXRlIGJheQ==

Just mastered Swordsman tonight ;]
 
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Trekkan

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I played the game for about an hour when it was first released. I still have the boxed collectors edition.

I hated the game...

Then again, it was broken as hell and difficult to even figure out. I guess they fixed all of that later on, but I never went back. Supposed to be a damned good game really, I just never gave it another chance.
 

Dsan

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Just to add to what Rawr linked, I found this with his info... http://torrent.cd/72cc4dd2e20e7300773c9d6e4b4abeb3f4d0ae8a/Star+Wars+Galaxies+Complete+Original+Disk+Set+2012+upload.torrent

Indeed, many of the links were blocked by my antivirus - this one was not. Naturally I'll still do some scans on it after it's complete.

Click the file name to start the torrent. The download only took about 15min.

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Instead of burning to discs or mounting via software I unpacked the isos as a multifile zip. The game installed with zero problems and, thanks to the emu launcher, the rest continued with little effort. Interested to see what I missed out on with this game. :)
 
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Alchymia

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Back in the early DHV days, I jumped on SWG fro a while... had no idea what I was doing, but I had fun trying to kill things (and not very successfully)... I think I still have the client disks (torrented a long time ago) still lying around... maybe if I get bored, I'll jump on again. I long for a mmo community once more.
 
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