Category Archives: Guild Wars 2

The State of Alts in Guild Wars 2

Hello dear readers! I haven’t published anything in quite awhile. If you haven’t been following my tweets over the last few months, you may have missed that I crafted my first Legendary weapon, Kraitkin, made some serious money opening Orrian jewelry … Continue reading

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Defying Explanation

As a regular dungeon runner in GW2, the single place that is always a source of confusion for my party members is the Defiant buff unique to Champion and Legendary foes. On a near-daily basis, I find myself having to … Continue reading

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Flame and Frost Impressions

This week marks the release of Guild Wars 2′s first major update of the year, Flame and Frost: Prelude, which promises to lay the groundwork for bigger updates throughout the first half of the year. Between both GW1 and GW2 ArenaNet … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Why Fractals are Really, REALLY bad for the GW2 Community

A lot has been said about the newest addition to Guild Wars 2, Fractals, and I want to start out by pointing out a few great things about Fractals. One, they are great end-game content for people who love challenging … Continue reading

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Opt Out: Chris Whiteside AMA

I didn’t have the stomach to make perusing the forums and reporting the good bits into a regular feature here, but Today’s AMA answers a bunch of important questions and spurred me to action. I understand the AMA is not finished … Continue reading

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Ascended Rage

We now have some of the facts about the new Ascended tier of items. I joined in yesterday morning’s fan rage but at the end of the day–literally and figuratively in this case–my reaction and those like it were uncalled for regardless of how … Continue reading

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Opt Out

In general, I hate forums. I’ve always found them to be a place where people with lost perspectives go to argue, except “argue” means “state one’s position without backing it up with reasons or evidence, call out the devs for … Continue reading

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Three weeks later: my thoughts and a special giveaway!

It should come as no surprise that I’ve been quiet on the blogging front lately–as I’m sure you have, I’ve been playing Guild Wars 2! On a kneejerk I decided to roll not four but seven alts in order to represent … Continue reading

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My headstart and launch, in pictures

Got around to curating the more than 200 screenshots I took in the last 4 days and made an album out of my favorites. Check it out! Also, one more quick tip to supplement yesterday’s post: drawing on the map, … Continue reading

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Guesting workaround and display name change trick!

It’s here! And the servers aren’t down for everyone! Woohoo! I had an awesome headstart weekend–when the servers went up I was able to get into Jade Quarry, get both of the one-word character names I wanted (Vimm and Nani,) … Continue reading

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