I know exactly what you mean. In KotOR I played as a soldier class and I ended up giving everyone in my party (except the droids) melee weapons simply because it was the best way of surviving. This was hard for me at first as I'm generally best with long-range combat and so you can probably imagine my frustration at being forced to use melee weapons.
Like I told my friend who once threatened me with his real metal sword:
"You stand on one side of the room with your sword. I'll stand on the other side of the room with my Longbow. We'll see which one of us dies first."
Blaster combat JUST MAKES SENSE. I'm glad someone else agreed with me and recognized the inherently failure of the Soldier Class to provide Soldiers with the ability to shoot guns. Here's my question: How do they manage to fire starship weapons? In fact, given the games reliance on vibro and lightsaber weapons, why aren't all starships equipped with similar weapons for fighting each other? I'm sorry, but it just makes sense in the KOTOR scheme of things.
Has anyone else seen the trailer released today? I liked parts of it. I didn't like the dozens and dozens of scenes with lightsabers, but the one below caught my attention.
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