STAR WARS™ Knights of the Old Republic™ II: The Sith Lords™

STAR WARS™ Knights of the Old Republic™ II: The Sith Lords™

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Shion May 11, 2014 @ 11:35am
This doesn't follow the story of KOTOR's characters?
I just finished the first KOTOR and I loved it. What I really loved the most was the main characters, their relationships, their backstories their dialoge and just them.

Though, from the description of this game, it makes me think am creating a whole new character and going through the same Light/Dark thing as last time with different people around me.

Is there no continuation of Raven/Bastila?
Does your playthrough in the first effect the game like Bioware's Mass Effect series.
Last edited by Shion; May 11, 2014 @ 11:40am
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Sesh May 11, 2014 @ 2:03pm 
Your previous playthrough has no automatic effect on The Sith Lords you get to choose what happened in the Jedi Civil War early in the game (through dialogue it does not present a "pick what happened screen"). Revan is a key figure through out this game though he\she is never actually present, Bastila, HK-47, T3-M4, Canderous and Carth all reappear in this game (though not in all playthroughs for Bastila and Carth).

You are creating a new character but this time around, but dependent on your behavoir, your companions may now become light or dark siders (if they like you their alignment will begin to match your's if they don't like you they become the opposite of what you are).

This game expands upon Revan dramatically, giving his war on the Republic a deeper purpose (which was then trashed by ToR).

A final piece of advice, do not expect KotOR 1; 2.0 from this game, The Sith Lords is a substantially different game if you go into it expecting the first game you will not get much out of it, it's still an RPG but it is much darker and generally avoids most Star Wars stereotypes and tropes entirely.

That being said I find it to be an amazing game that requires a much differnent mindset than KotOR 1.
Last edited by Sesh; May 11, 2014 @ 3:02pm
Apollo312 May 11, 2014 @ 2:30pm 
This is the ancestor of Mass Effect. Sadly the carry-through option wasn't developed at the time, but in the opening you set what happened in the first game through dialogue. Despite its age, it's an incredible game!
Lovecraft May 11, 2014 @ 2:37pm 
Ummmmm Bastilla and carth are in it... but there play though is very short. Basically, and no spoilers dont worry, Revan left after 3 months in the republic... because of something. the entire game is kinda revolved around that and why Revan left.
Lovecraft May 11, 2014 @ 2:39pm 
tbh, the story line is meh, but the mechnaics are much better. gameplay is better, planets i feel are better. and like theres cool fetures like the "influence" mechnism and also like u can turn ur teamates into your apprentice. sadly though, there is almost 0 romance in this one.
Last edited by Lovecraft; May 11, 2014 @ 2:39pm
Lovecraft May 11, 2014 @ 2:40pm 
@sesh ...i just pretend ToR didnt exist... they completly fukd over the Kotor story line and Revan :(
TOR is noncanon now. The EU is noncanon for storyline purposes.
Last edited by A Fearsome Potato Monger; May 11, 2014 @ 3:40pm
fenke May 14, 2014 @ 2:49am 
KotOR-2 is well in line with KotOR-1 and, unlike most of the SW-franchise, treats it with the respect it deserves. While not a continuation of your character in KotOR 1 this game does follow up quite nicely on it, various characters make a (usually short) appearance and some of it's background is explained.

Putting 'Star Wars' and 'canon' in one sentence by default makes it a joke.
Last edited by fenke; May 14, 2014 @ 2:49am
BattleToad Aug 1, 2015 @ 6:49pm 
When is the dialogue you guys are talking about? Is it that first part with atton in peragus?
Drunk N' Deadly Aug 1, 2015 @ 7:14pm 
They are spread throughout the whole game.
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Date Posted: May 11, 2014 @ 11:35am
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