Battlegroups, Squadrons, and Fleet Combat

Is this guide helpful?   Battlegroups, Squadrons and Fleet Combat by Noctum   This guide will help you understand how to create, maintain, and operate a battlegroup and squadrons. As a starting point, read and understand ‘HELP BATTLEGROUP’, ‘HELP SQUADRON’, ‘HELP NAVCOMMANDS’, ‘HELP FLEETRADAR’, ‘HELP CAPITALRULES’, and ‘HELP ACONFIG’.   Not everyone is suited for […]

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The Basics of Flight

Is this guide helpful?   The Basics of Flight by TheBelgianViking   People fly from one planet to another because each planet has something new to offer some have cool quests, others have nice shops, others have cool social areas, others are just great to explore. You need a ship to get to each of […]

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10 Tips for New Players

Is this guide helpful?   10 Tips for New Players by Xerakon   This guide was written with the purpose of granting a new player some insight into the small things that they need to know about LotJ.   Logging Whether you are a ruthless and powerful Sith Lord or an industrious and productive engineer, […]

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The Complete Guide to IC Communications

Is this guide helpful?   The Complete Guide to IC Communications by Xerakon   This guide was written with the purpose of seeing a new player through all the various ways that they can communicate ICly with their fellow characters.   Before You Open Your Mouth… Let’s talk about how you appear to the galaxy. […]

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Combat Guide: Part 1 – Skills Overview

Is this guide helpful?   Combat Guide: Part 1 – Skills Overview by Andvari   Ground combat is a major aspect of LOTJ gameplay. Whether we like it or not, war is the primary story driver in LOTJ – and half of war is fought on the ground.   The Combat Class Combat mains are […]

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Your First Hour

Is this guide helpful?   Your First Hour on LotJ by Desmond   First, congratulations! You’ve joined Legends of the Jedi (LotJ) and you’re going to have a lot of fun over the coming days, weeks, months and years. We know it’s hard not to just dive right on in and start pew-pewing, but there […]

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Legal Botting

Is this guide helpful?   A Guide to Legal Botting on LotJ by Diiroehn   First, to clear up the definition of botting (in accordance with the rules and ‘HELP BOTTING‘): Legal botting IS NOT using a client’s triggers and scripts to automate everything about your character at all times. Legal botting IS using a […]

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Understanding Race, Class, and Max Levels

Is this guide helpful?   Understanding Race, Class, and Max levels by Telestrial Why do races vary in cost and levels? Why do some races excel in a class, but are inadequate in another? Help!   To understand the connection between class, races, and max levels, we have a few commands at our disposal. Mainly, ‘SHOWRACE’ and […]

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Account Creation and the Account Points System

Is this guide helpful?   Account Creation and the Account Points System by Xerakon   This guide was written with the purpose of seeing a new player through the process of creating their account and informing them about the various ways of earning and spending account points.   Account Creation Creating an account should be […]

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Explained: The LotJ Timeline

Is this guide helpful?   Explained: The LotJ Timeline by Xerakon   This guide was written with the purpose of granting a new player some insight into LotJ’s unique timeline/storyline system. As Legends of the Jedi is an RP-enforced MUD, it contains a cyclical storyline for us to enjoy. A storyline (commonly known as a […]

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Recent In-Game News

Alderaan, Empire enter Defense Pact
The Alderaanian bourgeoisie have been stunned tonight at an announcement by the Royal Family of a Defense Pact with the Galactic Empire, marking the first alliance Alderaan has seen in hundreds of years. Earlier this evening, King Richart Venst and Lord Emperor Rocik communed via holocomms--the first known instance of any communication between the two. Each shared with the other how best the two governments can work together to promote security throughout their sectors. To that end, a formal agreement was struck, granting the Empire a series of military bases spread out across the planet in exchange for access to the Emperor's armed forces and galaxy-spanning intelligence network. Speaking before members of the press, the King had this to say: "Constituents of Alderaan. I cannot ignore the ebbing dangers throughout the Galaxy any longer--the up tick in crime, assassination attempts, and mysterious disappearances. It is only a matter of time before these dangers reach our door. To protect our citizens from this growing threat, I announce to you today a formal Defense Pact with the Galactic Empire. The Lord Emperor has agreed to assist us in the protection of our beautiful world from all threats--both foreign and domestic. Citizens can sleep easy tonight knowing that our planet is safe from the many threats lurking in the Galaxy. The Emperor has assured me his forces will cooperate with ours to form a protective mesh around our planet, ensuring the safety of our people for years to come." Initial reaction is mixed--with some praising the King's cooperation in the face of Lord Rocik's conquests and others condemning the action as only enabling a dictator to gain ground. When reached for comment, Venst's academic advisor and tutor to Prince Alrish, Carst Glein, said, in a heated exchange, "The King makes a grave error if he thinks that he's gained safety without a cost--one that he may not realize until it is too late."

Emperor Rebukes Jedi; Reminds Galaxy of Jedi History
The Imperial Cog spins on the screen, before the screen fades into the interrogation room of Desolation Alley. Lying on the stark grey floor is a human male sporting a beard as well as fresh incisions from a laser weapon. Standing over his body is a tanned human male wearing a golden crown. "The Jedi speak of taking life back...of regaining some golden age long forgotten. I ask you, citizens of the Galaxy, when have you known such stability? When have you lived with such everlasting Order?" He shakes his head as he continues, "This level of peace has, previous to my guiding hand, been absent from this Galaxy. The Jedi tell you to reclaim your life, but you have prospered under my rule. The last time the Jedi held sway in this Galaxy, they marched into CorSec and brutality murdered everyone in the facility." He looks down at the still body at his feet. "Earlier today, Griggs, someone who I held in such a high regard, attempted to assassinate members of my Empire, including my Grand Moff. What he and the Jedi who ordered him to do it failed to consider is my Empire's constitution. How convenient it must be for the Jedi to criticize my bombing of Mandalore while simultaneously ordering a bombing on my people. Is it wrong or isn't it? This newest resurgence of the Jedi seem just as plagued as the last." The Emperor looks back up at the camera, his face rife with disgust and anger. "My life has spanned millennia. Legions have risen to test me. My ascendance was inevitable. A day, a year, a thousand--it mattered not. I hold the patience of stone and the will of the stars. Your striving is insignificant. Let your deaths be the same." A Human male raises a chrome saberstaff emitting crackling twinblades high, twirling it in a deft flourish and arcing one side of it downward, cutting the man's head clean off, all the while staring at the camera before it cuts out.

Recent Changes

Canon-Appropriate Language (or Cursing IC)
We have gone to lengths over the past few years to ensure that LotJ remains an 18+ game. However, we also have loosely created and enforced policy in which we prefer that in-character language remains true to Star Wars canon. Kriff, sithspawn, scruffy-looking nerfherder, feth - all of these are acceptable and see use quite often. However, we have recently seen a rise of really low-brow profanity such as, "Suck my dick in hell you fuckman.", "I can hear you stroking your cock", "that happens when you're a total cunt". We want to stress that this is not only not canon for the universe that we play in, but it's just plain not in good taste and does nothing for a RP story. If you want to argue that "But it's my character, this is how they would RP!", then either conform with canon-appropriate cursing, or roll a new character. Otherwise, we will begin cracking down on this behavior. Our staff has never been the type to tell people how to RP or to nitpick on character traits, but we also have an obligation to ensure that people feel as if they are roleplaying within a Star Wars universe - not talking out of their ass with their old teenage friends. We won't be publishing a list of sorts, but if you feel as if something is crossing the line - maybe that's enough of an indicator to not use it? Otherwise, feel free to ask RPC or IMMs if something is appropriate or not.

The Mandalorian Airs Today -- Spoiler Policy
The Mandalorian starts today and as a courtesy to other players, PLEASE DO NOT DISCUSS. People watch it at different times and no one likes to have their show wrecked. We're going along with the discord rule of don't discuss until a week after the last episode. This means no osays and no tells either, because we can see those. For people that just can't help themselves and need to chat about The Mandalorian, our Discord has a secret channel you can use to talk about the spoilers! Enter '?rank mando' in any channel to gain access to #the-mandalorian channel.. This is the only place for Mandalorian spoilers.

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