STAR WARS™ - Knights of the Old Republic™
It is four thousand years before the Galactic Empire and hundreds of Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith. You are the last hope of the Jedi Order. Can you master the awesome power of the Force on your quest to save the Republic? Or will you fall to the lure of the dark side?
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Mostly Positive (124 reviews) - 78% of the 124 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (7,772 reviews) - 88% of the 7,772 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 19, 2003

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Includes 14 items: STAR WARS™ - Dark Forces, STAR WARS™ - Knights of the Old Republic™, STAR WARS™ - The Force Unleashed™ Ultimate Sith Edition, STAR WARS™ Battlefront™ II, STAR WARS™ Empire at War - Gold Pack, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Mysteries of the Sith™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II, STAR WARS™ Knights of the Old Republic™ II - The Sith Lords™, STAR WARS™ Republic Commando™, STAR WARS™ Starfighter™, STAR WARS™ The Clone Wars™ - Republic Heroes™, STAR WARS™: The Force Unleashed™ II

 

About This Game

Note: Mac version only supports English language

Choose Your Path.
It is four thousand years before the Galactic Empire and hundreds of Jedi Knights have fallen in battle against the ruthless Sith. You are the last hope of the Jedi Order. Can you master the awesome power of the Force on your quest to save the Republic? Or will you fall to the lure of the dark side? Hero or villain, saviour or conqueror... you alone will determine the destiny of the entire galaxy!
  • A brand new Star Wars role-playing experience with unique characters, creatures, vehicles and planets.
  • Learn to use the Force with over 40 different powers and build your own lightsaber.
  • Adventure through some of the most popular Star Wars locations, including Tatooine and the Wookiee homeworld Kashyyyk.
  • Choose your party from nine customisable characters, including Twi'leks, droids and Wookiees.
  • Travel to eight enormous worlds in your own starship, the Ebon Hawk.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP and Windows Vista
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 3 1Ghz or AMD Athlon 1GHz
    • Memory: 256 RAM
    • Graphics: 32 MB with Hardware T&L
    • DirectX®: Directx 9.0b or better
    • Hard Drive: 3.5 GB
    • Sound: Directx 9.0b compatible
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion), 10.9.5 (Mavericks), 10.10.5 (Yosemite), 10.11.1 (El Capitan)
    • Processor: 1.8 GHZ Intel chipset or faster
    • Memory: 512 MB or higher
    • Hard Disk Space: 5 GB
    • Video Card: ATI Radeon X1600 / NVidia Geforce 7300 / Intel HD 3000 (128 MB VRAM or higher)
    • Languages: English


    • Additional: Intel integrated video chipsets are not supported (GMA 950/X3100). This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive).


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Mostly Positive (124 reviews)
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Aled_D92
23.8 hrs
Posted: August 26
The game itself is good but I've fought more software bugs than enemies so far.
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Yankeedoodle
0.2 hrs
Posted: August 25
The cut senes crashed my game, so unless oneone helps me that game was a waste of money
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Gallto
38.8 hrs
Posted: August 25
WIAT YOU'RE THE VILLAIN?

DUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUDDEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
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The Great Nord
1.2 hrs
Posted: August 24
this is by far the greatest rpg game of all time.... infact id say its the greatest game of all time period. the game doesnt work so well for pc i cant get it to run for some reason. if you can afford it id suggest playing on the xbox which plays so well. you cant call yourself a gamer if you havent played this.
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makemap
55.3 hrs
Posted: August 24
Great game even though there are a lot of cons that pisses you off. There are multiple endings(inlcudes a secret one).

Pros:
-Great story
-Graphic isn't as outdate compare to 90's so its bearable
-Nice gameplay
-Companion secondary quests doesn't effect endings.
-Lots of choice to choose between dark vs light.
-Can save when ever you want as in no crappy checkpoints.


Cons:
-Companion Secondary quest is a pain to activate, if you can't activate it or miss them, just keep moving on as it doesn't effect the ending either way. This is bad design for an old game.(I screwed up on Carth and Juhani's one).
-Stuck in old Resolution(square box for newer computers). If you can play through it like I did you'll be fine. Highest is 1024x768. Doesn't go any higher.
-Combat is point and click, I consider this a con for me. Maybe not you. I rather have it third person hack and slash like Jedi Academy.
-Companion dialogue can be painful to go through. You might miss the opportunity to hear all of its story. Espeically when you miss or cannot finish companion side quest.
-There are just so much dialogues in the game, if you want to hear it all you have to reload save.
-Kashyyyk taken over by wookies prevents you from activating Carths quest and possible Juhani's. Juhani one activate on Korriban.
-Yavin 4 has a black screen bug. If you save during black screen, you can reload save file it should go back to normal.


Dark side Ending tip: If you have a save file of being light side before you meet Bastila in the temple, you can chose your evil dialogue and join her. This way you don't have to play the whole game again for Dark side ending.
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g-man4545
9.5 hrs
Posted: August 24
REALLY?! REALLY?! It refuses to run on modern hardware? I get that fact, really I do, but come on, this is REALLY unacceptable.
Constant freezes, constant crashes, and worse.
Really want to get my money back, but at the same time, I really want to play this, and don't have access to another version.
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MR-10
1.0 hrs
Posted: August 24
Used to be a fun game. Shame it doesnt work on steam. Tried some work arounds, but no luck in the end. Got the game running, but soon my char would not move anymore... To bad.
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CzechUrPrivilege
56.4 hrs
Posted: August 24
So, after sinking about 54 hours into this game, with and without mods, I will say this. I find this game to be a masterpiece. I find that it holds up extremely well, minus a few AI issues every now and again (T3 got stuck on a Jawa, and I find Bastilla getting stuck a lot too), and with a few texture mods to kind of pretty up a few of the textures, the game runs really well. I'm gonna be 100% blunt and honest - my comptuer can't run very much. It's so bad, in fact, that I can't even run Team Fortress 2 without stability errors (Yes, it's that bad). This, however, runs perfectly fine. If you're even just a casual fan of Star Wars, I would highly recommend picking this game up, and for the price it's at, it's 100% worth it if you like RPGs. Can't wait to pick up a copy of TSL and give that a run through. ^~^
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Grenguar
1.8 hrs
Posted: August 23
very good game for all fans of SW saga. Without any words they tell full story with all the main charcters. The gameplay is very understandable. Game is fun!
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LeChaos317
0.8 hrs
Posted: August 23
Glitches and poor gameplay make this virtually unplayable on modern machines.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
20 of 27 people (74%) found this review helpful
20 people found this review funny
Recommended
36.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 9
That moment when you realize Mission Vao is only 14.
14/10 would shamefully fap again.

EDIT: Please do not hate,this review was merely satire. I didn't feel the need to make a serious review seeing as everyone and their mothers already know what an amazing game KOTOR is, so please, if you haven't, go play it.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
Recommended
53.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 15
This game is clasic
+ Awesome story
+ After all theese years still ok graphics
+ Many sidequests
+ True RPG, not like todays RPG wannabe games
- Sometimes little buggy
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
19.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 31
One of the best Star Wars games I've ever played! Great story with interesting characters and locations.

Pros
- Amazing story
- Lots of different and interesting locations
- Rewards exploration
- Interesting characters
- Lots of content

Cons
- Quite buggy, you'll want to quicksave a lot
- Cutscenes can feel awkward
- Combat isn't that great

Overall 8.5/10
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
51.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
At this point I highly doubt my opinion will cause anyone to buy this game but here goes:
This is the best an RPG can be. The absoloute hieght of lore and decisions that affect the outcome of an entire galaxy. Not only does the game let you feel the power of a force user, it lets you do what you want to with it. But your choices have reprocussions to those around you, some of whom you can turn away entirely or even slaughter. Play this game and I promise you will fall in love with the individual charactors and the universe as a whole. This is the best we have gotten so far in gaming. No more is needed to say. No gamer can claim such a title without having played through this game at least once.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
92.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
Quite probably my favourite game ever.

I fell in love with it on the original XBOX version, then bought for PC when the XBox died. I've bought it at least twice over the years.
I am sure the genre has surpassed this classic in many ways, but I have never felt as immersed in the Star Wars universe than in this game.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
19.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
Best and favourite rpg game I've ever played!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
115.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Truly a masterpiece! BioWare has made a fantastic role-playing game that is set in the universe of a beloved franchise. Worth every penny.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
33.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 6
I ABSOLUTELY LOVE this game, I completed it in about 40 hours and god was it good, that being said, it didn't come without any drawbacks, the steam version is very bugged, and there are so many problems I cant even list all of them, the biggest ones in my opinion, is the "can't move after combat bug", and the lack of fullscreen resolutions, I'm amazed at how valve has basically done nothing about this, it still one of the best rpgs of all time, and trust me, im not the only one saying that. If you want to buy this game, go for it, it'll probably work on your system, just dont be so amazed if it doesn't. Just know that if you buy this game, you'll have to play it like it was 2003 unless you go really deep into fixing all the broken stuff, which you can fix by extensive troubleshooting.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
22.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 18
A realy good game. It may be a bit old, it may look old and some parts may seem, with today's standards a litle bit "stupid", so to speak.

But the rest is realy good. A good story, which, thanks to the settings in the Old republic-era make you think of how big the Star Wars-univers is.

I realy like it and for those of you who feel that you want to escape the prequals, originals and sequals and still have fun in Star Wars-univers, it is totaly the game for you! The good story with the different options make you feel a bit of personal involvment in the happinings.

Give it a try and may the Force be with you!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
44.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 29
Knights of the Old Republic (KoTR) for short, is an epic Star Wars RPG that lives up to the name. Its deep enough to get lost in purely for the game itself, yet doesn't let this depth ruin the Star Wars immersion. Its old, but its definately a staple in any good library.
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