Star Wars: The Old Republic Testing Begins, Comic-Con Details

In addition to announcing the launch of beta (or alpha?) testing, the official Star Wars: The Old Republic website is sporting details about what San Diego Comic-Con attendees should expect to see of the game at this year's event.
On Friday, July 23rd, get into The Old Republic by checking out the panels taking place in the Star Wars room (Room 7AB). Panels fill up fast so if you want a spot, be sure to get there early! Attendees are not required to clear out when a panel is finished, so consider attending earlier meetings to reserve your seat.

12:00-1:00PM - Star Wars: Collectibles Update

Join Chris Spitale of Lucasfilm Licensing and the creators of some of the most tantalizing Star Wars collectibles, for a look at product development insights. Look forward to exclusive previews of what's coming next for the Star Wars franchise, and what to expect from the hottest new collectibles.

1:00-2:00 PM Beyond Solo: Crafting the Multiplayer Story in Star Wars: The Old Republic

Meet up with James Ohlen (Studio Creative Director and Lead Designer, BioWare) Drew Karpyshyn (Principal Writer, BioWare), and Alexander Freed (Managing Editor, BioWare), along with Morgan Webb (G4's X-Play)as they discuss the creation of the multiplayer, planet-spanning story in Star Wars: The Old Republic. While much attention has been paid to the unique individual stories of each of the eight classes in the game, the team is excited to share their approach to the broader stories that players will experience in The Old Republic.

2:00-3:00 PM - Inside the Force

Join Dave Filoni (Supervising Director), Joel Aron (CG Supervisor) and Kilian Plunkett (Lead Designer) as the Lucasfilm Animation Artists take you on an in-depth journey from script to screen, showing how an episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars is made. See how the animation style transformed from season one to the upcoming season three.