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We've been given a great opportunity to ask Colin some questions over lunch next week. So if you have any burning questions that you'd like to see answered, reply to this thread!
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#1 heatrr

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:19 PM

Yes, when they going to completely fix culling?

#2 Kratimas

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:20 PM

I would like to know with the addition of picking our daily's are there any plans for the future to let us pick our own Monthly's?

#3 mozambique

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:28 PM

when will dragons be added to wvw?






also..

gvg/ha?
guild halls?
elite missions?
zaishen quests?
zaishen keys/chest?
title buffs?
the ability to see all party member loot drops?
the ability to dye weapons?
fiery dragon greatsword?
ecto as drops?
cantha?

#4 Briar

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:29 PM

Ask him if the current stat variety on ascended gear is going to continue to be the "gold standard" for gear while other distributions continue to be second rate/alternative/non supported or downright prestige (I am looking at you Passiflora Jewelery)

#5 Khrushchev

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:30 PM

Update on Legendary Precursor Scavenger Hunt, or other means of attaining them that don't include massive amounts of RNG or 500 gold?

I second culling, it seems to have gotten substantially worse since the most recent update, not being able to see single enemies attacking Sentries.

Can we get a specific example of what a Guild Event might entail, "Guild Rush" isn't particularly descriptive.

How do they feel about the increased amount of people asking for Warriors, Guardians, and Mesmers ONLY for dungeon runs?

When will my Flesh Golem (and other minions) cease often standing still during fights, contemplating the meaning of un-life?

With increased rewards throughout all of the world, they also increased drops from Cursed Shore, etc. Do they plan to increase drops more for other zones, since Cursed Shore is still the best place to farm, given it's increased rates?

Why is Charr tail clipping with nearly every armor set not the absolute top of the list in priorities?

#6 Alot

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:30 PM

What is his favorite type of sandwich?

On-topic:

Ask him if he can confirm the rumors about an expansion releasing in 2013.

#7 Waar Kijk Je Naar

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:31 PM

When will the "abysmal" loot get fixed?

Any update on AoE looting?

#8 Nabuko Darayon

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:38 PM

1. Are they working on a new set of Legendaries or is that just on the plan list for far future?
2. Will they be adding an option to trade between players rather then using the "auction system" of Trading Post in the future?
3. Is ANet even considering reworking Cantha content for a future expansion, as rumors are circling that NCSoft forbid any Asian reference in GW2?
4. Is ANet thinking about any way to stop these market manipulators from ruining economy,maybe by adding a fixed price on some of the items?

#9 Mister_Smiley

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:40 PM

Why didn't some armor or town clothing make it into the game, such as the Queens outfit or the armor that countess Anise wears. Will they be added later?

Any plains to add any new areas soon?

#10 Al Shamari

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:42 PM

1) They've talked about the open world loot system several times in the past and even made an attempt to "fix" it (or so they've said). Yet, many players are still entirely dissatisfied. There is no real chance of something "amazing" dropping, no real sense that you're earning anything important. So instead, you're stuck grinding dungeons for tokens, etc in order to purchase gear. I think many will agree with me when it makes the game feel very stale, you always know what you're going to get, there's no sense of excitement or surprise in the game after awhile. Do they feel that this system is how they would like to continue forth or are they still actively trying to address the issue of open world loot to give people some sense of excitement while boss hunting or running the events, etc?

I will probably have more questions I will edit into this post over time.

#11 Kor

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:01 PM

When it's available, will the Ascended Gear available in WvWvW be purchasable through a new currency, a combination of current currencies(karma, laurels, badges, gold) and a new currency, or strictly by currencies already in the game?

#12 pbplaya89

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:04 PM

Can we get a slot on the hero screen for a minipet?

#13 Thorfinnr

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:04 PM

[quote name='Khrushchev' timestamp='1360960212' post='2164580']
Can we get a specific example of what a Guild Event might entail, "Guild Rush" isn't particularly descriptive.
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This is a good one, just a bit more detail of what would be happening would be great.

My questions:

1. Is there anything left, from initial release that players have not discovered yet? Not including new stuff coming with the Feb update...I mean like a hidden area, a cooly piece of Lore reference, etc.? I don't need a hint, just wondering if there is still more out there... :)

2. Will we see a new Legendary Great-sword named "The Bloody Blade of the Mighty Johanson"? One of the effects of this would have to be "When wielding this Legendary Blade, when you 'jump' in town, you shout "Yay, I got to swing a Sword! Now where's my sandwich?"(To prevent annoying spamming...can only be done once every 10 min) Forget the silly footprints...this would be a true Legen-...wait for it...-dary!

#14 kalendraf

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:13 PM

1. Approximately how soon can we expect new armor skins to be added?  Also, will the new armors help provide more diversity to overcome the problem with there being too many trenchcoats, too many long/huge skirts, etc.
2. Will there be some way to convert our ever-growing stacks of basic transmutation stones, such as a mystic forge recipe?
3. Are there any plans to make the personal story more compelling/rewarding to encourage people to finish it?  Compared to other aspects of the game, like dungeons or fractals, the rewards per time spent in the personal story is not worthwhile.
4.  Are there any plans to reduce/remove/modify the waypoint costs to help encourage players to visit/revisit outlying map areas?  For example, if the waypoints cost is to partly deter constant waypoint/map hopping, could the costs be modified with some kind of timer or cooldown period to make it free/less costly for infrequent users?

#15 Faowri

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:14 PM

1. Is there even an estimated date for when hinted non-combat projects like player housing and guild halls will be worked on/released?

2. Is there any chance of cross-regional server guesting ever being enabled?

#16 Zeus_CM

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:15 PM

1. When are they planning to add Guild Halls?
2. When will they add Polymock and other minigames in major cities?
3. When will they add new modes to pvp beside conquest like team deathmatch?
4. Are they planning on adding dueling?
5. Is the expasion coming this year?
6. Will we be able to purchase expansion with gems?

#17 Kenril

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:15 PM

I have one question for Mr Johanson :
- Why did you remove the first person view from the game during beta and when will you add it back ?

#18 Redhawk2007

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:19 PM

Do they intend to fix broken or poorly-designed class mechanics anytime soon? (no, I'm not talking about the projected aoe nerf which most people seem to oppose)

#19 Mongir

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:23 PM

[b]Guild Missions:[/b] Being  a leader small to medium guild (70 members)  with 15-20 players on at prime time I am wondering how this going to effect our ability to  successfully complete guild missions and gain notoriety? We as guild love to be active and help out the community whenever its possible and this sounds like a great way but if it's too hard for a smaller guild to keep up with the large ones this is going be a terrible idea....

[b]Guild Mission / Open World Groups: [/b]Has there been any improvement in being able to make large groups or otherwise called raids other then the commander ability which you can't even see who is in your  group?

[b]WvW: [/b]Any thought been given to let large groups que at the same time for a specific map? Instead of individuals...

May add more later thanks Guru and Colin for the chance to ask questions!!!!!

#20 cyclopsje

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:24 PM

[quote name='Al Shamari' timestamp='1360960950' post='2164592']
1) They've talked about the open world loot system several times in the past and even made an attempt to "fix" it (or so they've said). Yet, many players are still entirely dissatisfied. There is no real chance of something "amazing" dropping, no real sense that you're earning anything important. So instead, you're stuck grinding dungeons for tokens, etc in order to purchase gear. I think many will agree with me when it makes the game feel very stale, you always know what you're going to get, there's no sense of excitement or surprise in the game after awhile. Do they feel that this system is how they would like to continue forth or are they still actively trying to address the issue of open world loot to give people some sense of excitement while boss hunting or running the events, etc?

I will probably have more questions I will edit into this post over time.
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Yeah that question, im at the point of quiting the game beceause of this, and mystic toillet :P

[quote name='Zeus_CM' timestamp='1360962914' post='2164611']
1. When are they planning to add Guild Halls?
2. When will they add Polymock and other minigames in major cities?
3. When will they add new modes to pvp beside conquest like team deathmatch?
4. Are they planning on adding dueling?
5. Is the expasion coming this year?
6. Will we be able to purchase expansion with gems?
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I think question 6 will be a no.