As I have shown in a previous article – Is “She” really a “She”? Female Gamers and Gender Bending in MMORPGs – 60 percent of MMO players have role-played. But, even among those who haven’t, I think most can say that they have happened upon that one gear set that really struck them as “perfect” for their character. Either it was perfectly menacing, evil, just, good, sweet, innocent or any one of a million different adjectives, but whatever it was that made it that way, it was perfect for their character.
BioWare will not have appearance tabs at launch, but they have indicated that the feature is high on their post-launch list of “things to do.” In the meantime, they do have “iconic” gear, like special robes, Sandpeople garb, etc. You’ll be able to mod these items in such a way as to make them “viable” (although not necessarily optimal) though the entire game.
What about you? Do you wear cosmetic gear in “safe zones?” Are you anxiously awaiting an appearance tab? What do you think about the prospect of being able to have “iconic” gear that you can mod up to level 50? And what about the Slave Leia outfit? Will you have your character, or a companion, wear it? What if it is modifiable? Will you mod it and wear it in Flashpoints, Operations and as you Quest?
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