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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Fetzie » Sat Aug 20, 2011 9:39 am

Santcuff wrote:There is no way that I am not going to buy Guild Wars mostly because it has no monthly subscription.

That by itself makes it amazing to me


this 100000 times. The graphics look amazing, the combat and races look interesting (they even have a gnome race that I hope you can punt). And the lack of a subscription makes it ideal for passing the time between WoW raids :P
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Santcuff » Sat Aug 20, 2011 1:37 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvHV7HB2 ... ture=feedu

TB has a PVP video up now.
Looks just as amazing as everything else
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Eltiana » Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:54 pm

High Level Sylvari Necromancer PVE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfE_Xu9H ... ideo_title
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83_Ei14H ... ideo_title

PVP Norn Thief/Elementalist
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJC28DUQ ... ideo_title
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8rv7_JD ... ideo_title

High Level Asura Guardian PVE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-healkDc ... ideo_title
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWAlT8Xp ... ideo_title

Late, but TB put up a LOT of videos from Eurogamer for GW2 showing off some more PVP and some of the higher level content in GW2.
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Shyrtandros » Tue Oct 04, 2011 6:42 am

Every week I have to endure listening to my dad talk about Guild Wars 2 like it's the "Messiah" of video gaming...
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby bldavis » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:40 am

yay for non-gaming parents?

ya my kids are fucked....both me and my fiance are gamers :twisted:
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Shyrtandros » Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:59 pm

I actually really love having a gamer dad (and uncle) because without them I wouldn't have become a gamer. It was the 2 of them constantly buying games and letting me play them that got me hooked.

It gives us something to be more in common that most kid & parent combos.. we take turns going to eachothers place to play xbox, playstation etc..
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Amirya » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:47 pm

I would love to get my mother into some sort of gaming, but she claims insufficent attention span. Also, I think she was slightly frightened of Levie on Saturday when he was yelling at someone about running into fire waves and being inable to dispel themselves during Ragnaros.
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Shyrtandros » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:57 pm

Amirya wrote:I would love to get my mother into some sort of gaming, but she claims insufficent attention span. Also, I think she was slightly frightened of Levie on Saturday when he was yelling at someone about running into fire waves and being inable to dispel themselves during Ragnaros.


You have to start them on an easier game.. like GW or D2
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Levantine » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:30 pm

Amirya wrote:I would love to get my mother into some sort of gaming, but she claims insufficent attention span. Also, I think she was slightly frightened of Levie on Saturday when he was yelling at someone about running into fire waves and being inable to dispel themselves during Ragnaros.


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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Eltiana » Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:08 am

Last profession revealed, confirmed to be Mesmer, for those still following GW2.

http://www.guildwars2.com/en/the-game/p ... ns/mesmer/
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby bldavis » Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:18 am

i think this officially qualifies as a thread necro!
thanx for the update though!!!!
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Brekkie:Tanks are like shitty DPS. And healers are like REALLY distracted DPS
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Eltiana » Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:29 am

bldavis wrote:i think this officially qualifies as a thread necro!
thanx for the update though!!!!

Bah, If I created a new thread, you'd bitch that 'there's already a topic on this' :P It was only on the second page, barely a necro anyways.
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby bldavis » Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:35 am

i wasnt complaining!
one of my guildies and i are really looking forward to GW2!

although the last profession does make me want to rethink rolling a charr engineer.....
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Brekkie:Tanks are like shitty DPS. And healers are like REALLY distracted DPS
Amirya:Why yes, your penis is longer than his because you hit 30k dps in the first 10 seconds. But guess what? That raid boss has a dick bigger than your ego.
Flex:I don't make mistakes. I execute carefully planned strategic group wipes.
Levie:(in /g) It's weird, I have a collar and I dont know where I got it from, Worgen are kinky!
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Eltiana » Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:39 am

bldavis wrote:i wasnt complaining!
one of my guildies and i are really looking forward to GW2!

although the last profession does make me want to rethink rolling a charr engineer.....
Mesmer does look pretty bad ass, though not my sort of thing. Seems to be a very skill intensive class though. Still sticking to playing a Norn Guardian as my main
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby bldavis » Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:14 am

im rolling charr engineer and a norn ranger (iirc...its been a little while since i looked at the professions)
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Brekkie:Tanks are like shitty DPS. And healers are like REALLY distracted DPS
Amirya:Why yes, your penis is longer than his because you hit 30k dps in the first 10 seconds. But guess what? That raid boss has a dick bigger than your ego.
Flex:I don't make mistakes. I execute carefully planned strategic group wipes.
Levie:(in /g) It's weird, I have a collar and I dont know where I got it from, Worgen are kinky!
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Eltiana » Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:24 am

bldavis wrote:im rolling charr engineer and a norn ranger (iirc...its been a little while since i looked at the professions)

Races: http://www.guildwars2.com/en/the-game/races/
Charr
Norn
Human
Asura
Sylvari

Professions(Classes): http://www.guildwars2.com/en/the-game/professions/
Ranger
Warrior
Elementalist
Necromancer
Mesmer
Engineer
Thief
Guardian

Figured I'd be informational. Hopefully with the 8th class revealed, they'll get beta started under way soon. Haven't had a steady MMO...in a long time lol. Just puttering around on WoW with the 7 free days makes me miss having an online world to go to.
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Eltiana » Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:17 pm

http://www.arena.net/blog/mike-ferguson ... d-vs-world

I'm not normally into PVP, but WvW sounds fucking amazing if they manage to pull it off. And yeah I know, necro, GW2's info inflow is very sporadic though which kinda forces this unfortunately.
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Gracerath » Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:16 am

I really am having a hard time waiting for this game.

They have some lofty plans for their WvWvW pvp but mannnn if they pull it off, it will probably be the best pvp experience on the market. I love all the things that discourage giant zerg balls, such as siege equipment and lots of small objectives that are better dealt with in smaller, faster numbers. I also really like the idea of supply. Got a massive turtle in their base that you can't break? Go out and capture supply points instead and slowly starve them out or build siege weapons. I hope having 3 teams instead of 2 will really balance stuff out. After experiencing the disaster of WoW and TOR's faction imbalance and the problems they create, this will be a pretty awesome change. Want to foster a good community? Make the entire damn server work together, not just a single faction within that server.
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Era » Fri Feb 17, 2012 5:10 am

Played GW1 for five years before I went to WoW. Definitely looking forward to GW2! Still can't decide on what profession I want to play, though. Guess I'll have to test it a bit during some beta. Used to play an Elementalist for most of my time in GW1, and man, my friends and I came up with the sickest skill builds. :roll:
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Eltiana » Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:39 pm

Gracerath wrote:I really am having a hard time waiting for this game.

They have some lofty plans for their WvWvW pvp but mannnn if they pull it off, it will probably be the best pvp experience on the market. I love all the things that discourage giant zerg balls, such as siege equipment and lots of small objectives that are better dealt with in smaller, faster numbers. I also really like the idea of supply. Got a massive turtle in their base that you can't break? Go out and capture supply points instead and slowly starve them out or build siege weapons. I hope having 3 teams instead of 2 will really balance stuff out. After experiencing the disaster of WoW and TOR's faction imbalance and the problems they create, this will be a pretty awesome change. Want to foster a good community? Make the entire damn server work together, not just a single faction within that server.
Have to agree, WvW is definitely shaping up to be something amazing. Also really like how they've gotten rid of the faction imbalance issue, both by not having factions and having servers fighting each other, along with ranking the servers, so eventually the servers they'll have fighting each other will be on more equal footing with each other.
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby ryan4nayr » Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:16 pm

Good mama jamma, there's a TON of press beta coverage out there. http://www.guildwars2journal.com/_/news ... ation-r106

Many of them are quite a bit positive, so maybe ArenaNet would consider an open stress test beta sometime soon. Not really so I can play it, but launch date isn't far after this. If the extras are spiffy, I might even buy the CE (which I have for only 1 game previously).

Really looking forward to this game. My favored classes have always been all-around hybrids, and so glad all GW2 classes are that way. That said, I've always wanted to play a shotgun+scutum wielder... & an Ent. Or close to both. :D
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Shyrtandros » Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:10 am

My dad has made it his personal goal to drag me away from my games to play Guild Wars 2 with him and all his friends... if it wasn't for the sheer volume of time & money i've dropped into SWTOR he might have succeeded after hearing about the PvP system.
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Eltiana » Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:18 pm

ryan4nayr wrote:Good mama jamma, there's a TON of press beta coverage out there. http://www.guildwars2journal.com/_/news ... ation-r106

Many of them are quite a bit positive, so maybe ArenaNet would consider an open stress test beta sometime soon. Not really so I can play it, but launch date isn't far after this. If the extras are spiffy, I might even buy the CE (which I have for only 1 game previously).

Really looking forward to this game. My favored classes have always been all-around hybrids, and so glad all GW2 classes are that way. That said, I've always wanted to play a shotgun+scutum wielder... & an Ent. Or close to both. :D

Yeah, Press Beta Weekend last weekend and Monday they partially lifted the NDA allowing Press to talk about it. A lot of the videos are kind of meh, as apparently press suck at MMOs though. I'd say Yogscast (if you can stand them) and Mike B's BFF Report were some of the better videos/reviews to come out of the Press barrage.

Yogscast:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-YKm20r ... ature=plcp
BFF Report:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SMYW3tvYeE

Also, Mike B's tours of the cities in GW2 really shows how massive they are:
Divinity's Reach
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjLmknda ... plpp_video
Black Citadel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ll54HWQ ... re=related
Hoelbrak
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4meuCo7 ... plpp_video
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby bldavis » Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:46 pm

if you are looking for just class overveiw (ie what weapons give what skills) TB's wife Genna did a nice video on mesmers

and i have figured out my toons for GW2...
female norn mesmer and male charr engineer
now to figure out which one ill play first :twisted:
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Amirya:Why yes, your penis is longer than his because you hit 30k dps in the first 10 seconds. But guess what? That raid boss has a dick bigger than your ego.
Flex:I don't make mistakes. I execute carefully planned strategic group wipes.
Levie:(in /g) It's weird, I have a collar and I dont know where I got it from, Worgen are kinky!
Levie:Drunk Lev goes and does what he pleases just to annoy sober Lev.
Sagara:You see, you need to *spread* the bun before you insert the hot dog.
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Re: Guild Wars 2

Postby Gracerath » Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:57 pm

Ok. These are just.. well. Words cannot describe.

Character creation for Norn and Humans.

Norn - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVOC6wVp4JI

Human - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMzth2plFho

The females are incredibly attractive (but when aren't they?) Some of the hair styles are pretty damned detailed. I'm impressed. I love the Norn male body that looks like he used to be muscled but age and/or time took place and now he's a bit soft. All the tattoo options are rather impressive too.
Bye space sword!
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