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Differenet from Cold War Edit

Are You guys sure we should make this different from the Cold War? Even still you gotta admit the light side Empire storylines are cool. They might have even been an inspiration to Darths Vectivus and Gravid--Mike Gilbert 12:06, June 2, 2012 (UTC)

  • Light Side Imperial is not canon. This war is different from the Cold War. The Cold War was a stand-off, the peace treaty of Coruscant was still active, but shattering. It was shattered by the end of the CW, which led to the open war known as the Second Great Galactic War. Mattto123 12:20, June 2, 2012 (UTC)

Good point. But the Light side Imperial is not considered canon by the administraters or somebody. I guess we'll just wait until someone confirms it. But I'm hoping it's light side, I don't mind it when I'm having evil thoughts. But when it comes to Rpgs like Mass Effect and Infamous I prefer the heroics. I wonder if there continue from The old republic, with the import thing the Mass Effect series has.--Mike Gilbert 14:16, June 2, 2012 (UTC)

Open war is re-ignited in (I believe) every character class in TOR, and we know that Annihilation is going to take place after the game. I'm sure we'll have more to add once it hits shelves. — DigiFluid(Whine here) 15:06, June 2, 2012 (UTC)

Maybe. But that's a book. I'm talking about a sequel.--Mike Gilbert 20:27, June 2, 2012 (UTC)

  • There is absolutely no reason that they would make a sequel to an MMO. They will just add more story content. Cade Calrayn StupidRepublicEmblem-Traced-TORkit 20:28, June 2, 2012 (UTC)
    • Don't you want to see the Emperor's true death? If not a sequel then an expansion packet or something.--Mike Gilbert 13:18, June 3, 2012 (UTC)
      • Have you played an MMO before? They don't make sequels just like that. They will expand the story with patches and expansions. Mattto123 06:34, June 4, 2012 (UTC)

Light-side Imperial is canon, so far. As a rule of thumb, light-side is canon, and the developers/writers have not stated either way which side of the Imp story is canon yet (if they did it would be stated somewhere on the TOR web site). 00:23, May 7, 2013 (UTC)

  • ... no, per community consensus, we've been assuming that Imperial classes are dark-side. Cade StupidRepublicEmblem-Traced-TORkit Calrayn 00:42, May 7, 2013 (UTC)

the end of the war Edit

why have they not come up with an ending timeline in the second great galactic war.Unsigned comment by Roguewarrior23 (talk • contribs).

  • Please note the Talkheader. Talk pages are for discussing article improvement; they're not for just discussing the subject. — DigiFluid(Whine here) 02:02, April 23, 2013 (UTC)

This article is somewhat confusing. I see that that there is no end currently, but it might be wise to actually say this. Placing "Losses" as it is is especially confounding. (I am somewhat interested in knowing how long it will take for this conflict to be resolved). Thank you.Unsigned comment by (talk • contribs).

Their is no end because the story in game is still continuing. If you would to know what happens next you should play the game then.Unsigned comment by David J Ray (talk • contribs).


Just finishing up my rewrite now. Or rather, finishing up with editing—the bulk of the writing I did in a separate file. Anyway a few notes on areas for improvement:

  • Where I couldn't work out the timeline flow, I tried to condense by subject. IE: Karagga/ROTHC are grouped, Denova/Oricon are grouped. This may not flow quite correctly chronologically and may require editing, but this is a start.
  • There are quite a few places where I simply cited SWTOR as a whole, rather than specific missions with TORcite. This should be corrected; there are many mission titles with which I'm not familiar.
  • Contributions of certain class quests have been omitted, not because I don't think they're important, but simply because I'm not well-versed in all the game's class quests.
  • That said, I was making a deliberate effort to write the article as a more general description of the conflict, steering away as much as I could from game class quests being the only contributors to the conflict. This is something I suggest keeping in mind in future edits.

You'll also note that the last several sections are blank, with only Main Article links and Expand tags. I'd like to have written those sections too, but frankly I'm just not very experienced with those parts of the game. It'll be a great add once those are written. Have fun! — DigiFluid(Whine here) 00:31, October 22, 2014 (UTC)

Cold War end Edit

I was just curious when/where in the game the Cold War ends and the Galactic War begins. Also wondering where the name "Galactic War" came from. I don't doubt that its the correct name I just want to know the specific source. I recently played through the Imperial Agent storyline in the game and I can't remember a point in which anyone explicitly stated that war had been declared or said "Galactic War". I just sort of had a general sense that by Chapter 3, war had broken out. By the end of chapter 2 and throughout chapter 3 various characters referred to the "War", so it definitely starts at some point during the game. Just hoping someone can point me towards a specific quote or something that states war had been declared and names that war the Galactic War. Tarvin Calaan (talk) 05:30, November 23, 2014 (UTC)

  • Sorry I spoke too soon. Now I see the source for the name at the bottom of the page. The other part of my question still stands though. Does anyone know where exactly in the game it starts, and whether or not there's any dialogue about war being declared? Thanks. Tarvin Calaan (talk) 00:15, November 28, 2014 (UTC)

The war didn't actually end with the Eternal Empire's conquest... Edit

In Knights of the Fallen Empire, it is clearly stated that the Republic and Empire are still at war, therefore the Galactic War never actually ended with the Eternal Empire's conquest. Needs to be fixed.--Jace Onasi (talk) 08:49, August 17, 2016 (UTC)

  • Still being able to play 2011-15 material doesn't mean the conflict is ongoing, it's just a conceit to not throwing away five years of game material. — DigiFluid(Whine here) 13:53, August 17, 2016 (UTC)
    • I never said that... in Knights of the Fallen Empire it is stated several times that the War between the Republic and Sith Empire is still ongoing, therefore the Galactic War has not yet ended. I quote Lana Beniko here in chapter IV: "Arcann does nothing to prevent violence between [the Republic and Empire], so long as their tribute is paid and no one challenges Zakuul's superiority". This is just the one that comes to mind, but there are more.--Jace Onasi (talk) 05:47, August 18, 2016 (UTC)
      • Also, I quote M1-4X here in the Alliance alert: "I, for one, would love to give the erroneously named "Eternal" Empire a taste of high-yield justice, but we can't show our backs to those treacherous Sith! Until the home front is secure, my place is here, making sure those Imps have to claw for every micrometer!" and also Major Pierce: "Empire won't be in any shape to tackle Zakuul without pushing back the Republic. Start putting wins on the board and maybe that'll change." Both of these initiate a mission to complete several PVP warzones, which you must complete to recruit them.--Jace Onasi (talk) 06:09, August 18, 2016 (UTC)
        • Additionally, according to the codex entry 'State of the Galaxy': "[The Republic and Empire] are forced to pay tribute to Zakuul and are technically under a cease-fire, but that doesn't stop them from quietly trying to eliminate one another. As long as tributes are paid on time, Arcann allows the fighting to continue." Well, if the Galactic War ended anyway, then we need to make a new article on the post-Zakuul war between the Republic and Empire.--Jace Onasi (talk) 09:48, August 21, 2016 (UTC)
          • Are we going to fix this or leave it to rot?--Jace Onasi (talk) 10:11, September 6, 2016 (UTC)

The Great Galactic War? Edit

Is it possible that rather than being considered a separate conflict, the 'Galactic War' is actually a direct continuation of the Great Galactic War, with the Cold War representing an interlude within the one conflict? I ask mainly due to the lack of references to the term 'Galactic War' in-game, as well as a line in the Become the Outlander trailer, in which the Jedi Knight character says, "I'm a veteran of the Great Galactic War" (though as far as I'm aware, the line isn't used in the game). --Cyrannian (talk) 19:32, April 2, 2016 (UTC)

Merge with 'Great Galactic War'? Edit

The Knights of the Fallen Empire codex entry identifies this conflict as the "Great Galactic War." As mentioned by another user, the player character also refers to the conflict as the "Great Galactic War." The Great Galactic War page, the Cold War page, and this page should be merged. -1/1/2018

  • No. It's basically the same thing as WWI/WWII/ WWI was not referred as until WWI until after WWII. Until then, it was called "The Great War". Additionally, WWII was not called WWII until much later as well. What they refer to it as "in-universe" is trumped by what it is called objectively in other sources that are OOU. Also, remember to sign each talk post you makes with four ~'s. Darth Ravigious (talk) 01:05, January 2, 2018 (UTC)
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