Tag Archives: MMO

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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My BWE2 server plans

I just wanted to post briefly about my plans for this weekend. As you have already gleaned from the title, I’m going to switch servers to Eternal Grove and will be hanging out with @LadyVerene along with some of my friends … 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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Server FAQ’s answered (and woo stress test!)

I’m definitely not the first to break the news, but we’ll get to enjoy another 7 hours in Tyria next Monday! I won’t be taking a half-day like I did last time, but I’ll have enough time to refresh my … Continue reading

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