At least ArenaNet came forward and addressed this situation with their customers, I'll give them that.
However, since there will continue to be vertical progression going forward, today's AMA was the last straw that helped to make up my mind. Bye bye GW2.
-I can't believe how butt-hurt so many of you are, its hysterical. The manifesto which "some" players are starting to treat as the holy bible ( what the F***), as it MUST follow those guidelines, it can change, some people must aknowledge that, very immature imo. If you drop out now fine, thats your choice, the rest of the community which still enjoys playing it don't care, is it a self justification writing on these forums "its the final straw" - not framing you here, in general.
despite its many MANY bugs and needings..ranger much? I mean yes, they said minimal grind, but then again, if you meddle in something so pitty as a backpack or rings, stuff which give you a reason to keep playing, then your better of leaving, your to no gain to any of the playerbase if you cant settle down, theyre catering to "you" theyre catering to us, they cant please everyone. This new tier hardly came as a surprise, and i for one will keep playing for the fun factor not for the stat factor, ive got my priorities straight..do you guys? Though, They should probably decrease the "insane" amount of grind some things require, hence the ascended gear, but it really isnt a big deal, and if you call this the final straw then you shouldnt have continued playing till this point anyway. It seems the GW2 community is never satisified, constantly wanting something like a baby. i.e They implement facial change and cosmetic change and people say "its too late now, i wanted this at launch, when they finally release it, and were barely 4 months in!!!!".. seriously if you dont see the problem by now, you ppl are a lost cause. peace
Edited by Momochi7, 27 November 2012 - 08:23 PM.