Category Archives: MMO

Quick BWE3 news and beta code giveaway!

Hey all–sorry that I’ve been quiet the last couple of weeks. I’ve been really busy, and I expect that this will continue to be the case. I know I won’t be able to play in the upcoming BWE (aside from … Continue reading

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A Somewhat Religious Experience

Today is a big deal. Some stuff happened in the real world and that’s important too, but this is a gaming blog. We have a release date. It’s safe to say that my friends won’t see me for awhile once August … Continue reading

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Tough Love

I’ve had a lot of good things to say about Guild Wars 2, but this post is going to be about some instances where the game needs work. I should clarify what I mean by that, because the fact is AAA … Continue reading

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Sinking Tomb [Necromancer PvE, Part V]

When ArenaNet said they were going to make underwater combat fun and unique, I was excited. Not even just in MMOs, but in video games in general, going underwater just isn’t that interesting. You’re almost always more vulnerable, less mobile, and … Continue reading

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Arise, My Creation [Necromancer PvE, Part IV]

This post is more or less a direct continuation of Part III, so I’m gonna jump right into it and finish talking about undead minions. This new minion looks identical to a Shade, an enemy you can fight in Godslost … Continue reading

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Go Forth, My Minion [Necromancer PvE, Part III]

In case you’re joining me for the first time (welcome!) you can find my first two articles in this series here and here. Today I’ll discuss how minion mastery has changed between Guild Wars and GW2 as well as Bone … Continue reading

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BWE2 and no character wipe (yet)

Once again my full-time job prevents me from breaking the news first, but at least I’m writing about it same-day this time! Basically, the next Beta Weekend Event is officially June 8th 12PM to June 10th 11:59PM, PDT. Per my thoughts … Continue reading

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Feast of Corruption [Necromancer PvE, Part II]

Out of all of the weapon combinations and play styles I tried, there was nothing quite as satisfying as loading a foe with up to a dozen condition stacks and unleashing a skill which does tons of damage plus bonus … Continue reading

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No beta this weekend, a sound plan

You’ve probably heard by now, but the next GW2 beta event will not be this coming weekend. The reason they gave for this is they want to deploy more hardware to increase server capacity which makes a lot of sense … Continue reading

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I Swung An Axe [Necromancer PvE, Part I]

And I swung it again. Hey I swung it again! (Sorry, couldn’t resist.) During the April 27th beta weekend and this week’s stress test, I predominantly played a human female necromancer and reached Level 20. I spent all of that … Continue reading

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