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Member Since 30 Apr 2012
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In Topic: So who didnt participate in the halloween events?

27 October 2012 - 11:35 AM

I didn't.  It seems cool, but I am having too much fun doing other things.

In Topic: The importance of failing Dynamic Events

08 September 2012 - 01:41 PM

Yesterday, the centaur camping boiling into a Seraph camp in the Hinterlands.  There were only about 3 of us there, besides the npc toon support.  We got spanked.  Just rolled.  We held off wave after wave, but they kept coming and eventually, the little knoll was surrounded. I had to jump off the cliff into the water when it was apparent that we couldn't hold the camp.

I felt TERRIBLE.  Like I let the Seraph down.  And that was kinda cool.  

I was a bit underleveled for the instance (I was 36 vs. 37-38), but it was the sheer numbers of Centaurs that was astounding.  I don't think we could have held if there were 10 players trying.  We needed something like 20.  As I threw myself off the cliff, I glanced at the bridge where the centaurs initiated the attack and there was like 30, just waiting to behind the main attacking force.  Daaaamnnn.... the centaurs had reserves!!!

I vow to go back and take that camp when I can gather my guildies (and a level or two)!

So.  To the OP, yeah, it is cool when the DE fails.  And I still got a gold contribution, but a lot less if there was a success.  And I was happy with that (as I've been spending Karma for gear n recipes like no one's business).

In Topic: Really having fun.

30 August 2012 - 01:32 PM

I've been really sucked into crafting, I'm doing jewellery and artificing for my main toon and tailor and cooking for my 2ndary.  So, a lot of my exploring has been looking for materials.  And I'm having a BALL!!!!  I'm really enjoying this game and I loved GW1.  Combat is nice and peppy.  I haven't found it repetitive at all...maybe because main toon is Ele, but I switch between attunements depending on the foes, not in some set pattern.  

Have not made it to Lion's Arch yet.  I really should go.  But I'm finding so much to do elsewhere.

My ele is 20th and just cracked jewellry 50.  Opening up a whole new batch of recipes! !

Can't wait to play some more.  But work and duty call in real life!

In Topic: How many AREN'T having any problems?

29 August 2012 - 12:56 PM

I got kicked out of the game once.  Sent a report, got right back in, my toon didn't lose a thing, I was right where I was when kicked.  So, I appreciate that.  And it might have even been something on my end.  

But I've had a pretty good headstart except for the very first few hours where I couldn't get in and I was chombing at the bit to play.  But since then, it has been very good.

In Topic: Creating characters from books/anime/other games in Guild Wars 2.

17 July 2012 - 03:46 PM

View PostNoilandraka, on 17 July 2012 - 12:07 PM, said:

I'd love to make Elric of Melnibone (if anyone know him, thumbs up, my friend!)
An albino exiled prince with a soul-stealing sword...  so I can see a warrior or guardian with greatsword, maybe warrior because of "blood" trail some skills have ... and black armor and a thin sword skin for a greatsword(maybe a "vampiric" attribute)

I can see a lot of Legolas(Sylvari) and Aragorn in the game, and also many Gimli Norns, with their complain of "why can't I make my Norn short like a dwarf?" , and I also see myself making Saber from Fate/stay Night, guardian of course with greatsword and sword/focus-shield. And I'll make her if I see there are "dresses" for Heavy armor...

Also, from Clive Barker's ABARAT book series, a Necromancer named Mater Motley with dagger/dagger - staff... unfortunately, we can't make mummy-looking characters... and also for male necromancer, Christopher Carrion...

From a book series The Looking Glass wars, a more dark version of Alice in wonderland(or as I say how Tim Burton SHOULD have made Alice in Wonderland) we have the Mad Hatter, an elite assasin, se we go for thief with dagger/dagger and Alice as Mesmer, because her weapon is imagination...

Other characters I like can't be implemented in the GW2 universe..yet... we'll see what will happen with future expansions...

My main GW1 toon was named Corwin Hawkmoon... a combo of two of Moorcock's eternal hero literary creations.