Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (2003)

Video Game  -  Action | Adventure | Fantasy  -  18 July 2003 (USA)
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A republic soldier, training to become a Jedi Knight, is given the task of halting the conquest of Darth Malak by discovering the location of a weapon known as the Star Forge.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bastila Shan (voice)
Carth Onasi (voice)
Rafael Ferrer ...
Darth Malak (voice)
Canderous Ordo (voice)
Kristoffer Tabori ...
HK-47 (voice)
Jolee Bindo (voice)
Juhani (voice)
Mission Vao (voice) (as Cat Taber)
Master Dorak / Bounty Hunter (voice)
Bill Martin ...
(voice) (as Bill E. Martin)
Master Zhar Lestin / Mysterious Man / Eli Gand (voice)
Kono Nolan / Sith Diplomat / Trewin / Commander Grann / Sith Apprentice (voice)
Admiral Forn Dodonna / Helena Shan / Elora (voice)


Four thousand years before the fall of the Republic, before the fall of the Jedi, a great war was fought, between the armies of the Sith and the forces of the Republic. A warrior is chosen to rescue a Jedi with a power important to the cause of the Republic, but in the end, will the warrior fight for the Light Side of the Force, or succumb to the Darkness? Written by Miriani

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KotOR Is Awesome!
16 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A great video game worthy of the Star Wars title, Knights of the Old Republic (KotOR for short) brought us an RPG (Role-Playing Game) of astronomical proportions. It starts almost four thousand years before the events portrayed in the movies, when the threat of the Sith is more obvious. In fact, there is a apparently invincible Sith armada trying to destroy the Old Republic, led by the Dark Lord Malak.

This game starts with a traditional text crawl, and then the traditional space scene. In this scene, we watch as a Republic ship is being attacked by a Sith fleet. The main character (that's you) is a passenger and crew member aboard this Republic cruiser. As soon as this scene ends you are thrust into the action as you attempt to defend your vessel.

But it will not be so, and you soon find yourself crash landing on a Sith-occupied planet called Taris. Now you must meet up with with other party members and find a ship, while avoiding the detection of the Sith Guards. It will not be easy, and you must risk your life many a time to escape this planet. But what path will you take? Do you aid the Undercity Villagers and help them find what they believe to be the "Promised Land", or do you sell their only hope to the local merchant? Do you give money to a man with a bounty on his head or do you kill him and collect the bounty yourself? In this game it is your choice, and each action affects your affiliation with the Force. If you choose to collect that bounty, your Force Meter is pushed down toward the Dark Side. But if you give him the credits your Force Meter rises toward Light Side.

And after many, many hours of play that one would expect from an RPG, one notices that this is no ordinary video game. Time was spent wisely, as the graphics, storyline, dialogue, combat system, etc. of this non-linear game are superb. This game is truly worthy of it's Game of the Year stature, and then some. Check it out! And when you are done with it, play it's sequel, Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, another superb Star Wars game.

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