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Star Wars is a saga with as many languages as weird alien races, but most of them are able to speak Galactic Basic, which makes movies and voiceovers in The Old Republic much less reliant on subtitles. While Basic may be the most common language in the galaxy, it stands to reason that our characters, especially non-human ones, might know others too, including the nearly as common Huttese.

Anyone who has ever learned a foreign language with a friend or watched a corny movie about twins knows that sometimes a secret language can be used for all sorts of fun and mischief. In roleplay though, it can have uses as well. Imagine the possibilities of being able to secretly communicate with allies during intense negotiations, or tip off your friends to an ambush quietly. Smugglers in Star Wars even invented their own language of sorts called Deal-slang. In Star Wars Galaxies, Twi'leks could use lekku language conveyed through slight bodily movements to converse with each other.

Our question for you today is what use would your character have for such systems? Are Imperial Agents developing their own language to thwart Republic counter-intelligence? Will Smugglers in TOR be using Deal-slang? Let us know what you think and even what other languages you have used or come up with to add some spice and secrecy to your roleplay!
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The culmination of Season 4 is fast approaching so batten down the hatches!
Published Mar 18, 2015
We’re happy to announce that the next stop in the Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ Community Cantina Tour will be happening on Saturday, April 18th, in Anaheim!
Published Mar 11, 2015
Lana Beniko woke with heavy lids, her mind and body brittle against the cold stone of Tulak Hord’s tomb.
Published Mar 6, 2015
As part of the Choose Your Path promotion, we’re giving away exclusive Black-Purple Striated Color Crystals – coming March 31st!
Published Feb 26, 2015
Theron Shan sat shackled to a jukebox in one of the backrooms of the Dealer’s Den.
Published Feb 13, 2015
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