“Turbine dev #1: How can we compete against SWTOR? Our players are leaving. What do they have that we don’t?
Turbine dev #2: Lightsabers, obviously.
Turbine dev #1: We need to make our Legendary Items more like lightsabers.
Lead Designer: Power crystals. We can do this. Plus, we can sell premium crystals in the store for cash. Let’s make it happen.”