Reviews and Problems with Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
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Seminal Star Wars Adventure Game
John H., Newegg
30 July 2014
Summary: If you like adventure games and Star Wars this is your game. The game is a typical role playing game where you are the main character and you explore and build your character as the main story advances with you. You are allowed freedom of movement to an extent and choose your actions which open or close additional experiences to an extent. These choices also effect a number of personality and skill trees allowing you access to (or denial from) certain skills.
Pros: A very fun and engrossing RPG that allows in depth exploration of the Star Wars universe in a way few other games have ever allowed. Provides a very compelling prequel experience thousands of years before the Star Wars films occur. Huge range of weapons, equipment and skills to explore and learn which can make each game a unique experience.
Cons: Lots and lots of reading which at times makes you feel like you are living a book instead of playing a game (not necessarily a true "con" in my opinion, but if you are looking for a first person shooter type of game this isn't it). Choices open or close certain outcomes and are irrevocable meaning something you wanted to do (or not do) can become a locked in event whether you want it or not. Game occasionally requires you to do something mundane like kill rats or play...