OK, I admit it. I've been trying out PvP in Star Wars: The Old Republic
. You can't claim to have diverse knowledge of disparate PvP systems if you don't ever, you know, play other games. "I hear it's hard to get the huttball across the line" isn't quite the same as "You touch the huttball and 15 Sith Juggernauts appear and teabag you like the Lipton Army."
That doesn't mean I've quit my time in WoW
Battlegrounds. Not to offend any saber-jockeys out there, but the PvP in WoW
is better. Don't get me wrong. I'm having a great time firing rockets and dodging laser swords, but WoW
's PvP has been honed as a separate game style. Its balance and play is beautiful and elegant. I didn't even realize how true that was until I spent some time in SW:TOR's
analogous group PvP area, called Warzones.
Let me put my money where my mouth is. This is a (small) list of things I've learned to love about Battlegrounds from doing Warzones.
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