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#2193524 Presenting the Rytlock’s Critter Rampage Game

Posted Ibari on 20 April 2013 - 09:08 AM

Not really that hard =/ I guess my generation was born into this kind of mechanics xD Look what I got after getting all the chests in Rytlock mode:


Good fun while it lasted =)

#2191986 New Gem Store Items: Flame & Frost Dye Packs and Molten Alliance Mining Pick

Posted Gerroh on 15 April 2013 - 09:04 PM

This pick is ridiculously silly. A cosmetic item for what is arguably the most boring part of the game, and generally something you do "on the side" while doing other things, or for your dailies.
It's not even an advantage money wise because it costs over 20g worth of gems, which means you'd have to get over 50k uses out of it just to break even.

Holy shit! My character's manual labour is now slightly amazing!(butletspretenditsnotgoingtogetboringafterthefirst20uses)

#2191970 New Gem Store Items: Flame & Frost Dye Packs and Molten Alliance Mining Pick

Posted Sans on 15 April 2013 - 08:39 PM

View PostEon Lilu, on 15 April 2013 - 07:06 PM, said:

A mining pick that looks better and has better effects and animations than most legendary's in the game.

A Legendary Mining Pick....in the gem store.

That's all I need to know about where GW2 is going in the future...

Oh and it's not even a cosmetic item anymore, soon as they added unlimited use to the item, it no longer became just a skin or just "cosmetic"...

Slippery slope on the gem store.

Hell yeah, buying this to get an advantage over all the other players!
just 18k+ nodes for it to pay off!

#2191525 Why does XP suck unless you do Hearts or DE's?

Posted Neo Nugget on 14 April 2013 - 06:44 PM

View PostRitualist, on 14 April 2013 - 06:38 PM, said:

If hearts weren't generic kill 10 rats crap and if maps had more DEs, this really wouldn't be a problem. But as it stands now, the game simply can not be designed around the idea that players shouldn't be killing trash.

I'm not a fan of renown hearts either. I suggest holding out on doing them unless they're coupled with a dynamic event. Once that happens they're usually finished well before the event is over.

#2190308 Additional Gear Tiers: Economic Inevitability

Posted Millimidget on 11 April 2013 - 07:04 AM

View PostEon Lilu, on 11 April 2013 - 04:43 AM, said:

Can't remember where but I read somewhere they said that no more gear tiers were coming except for legendary after ascended and that would not even happen in 2013. You might be correct though since I don't believe anything they say anymore.
They still have some ascended pieces to release, then they can go through infusions as per the post above me mentions, and they'll top it all off with a level cap increase.

No need for any additional tiers of quality to keep this treadmill going.

#2190303 Additional Gear Tiers: Economic Inevitability

Posted StaplerPie on 11 April 2013 - 06:28 AM

They won't add a gear tier above ascended, but they will add increasingly better infusions.  Notice that the best infusions you can get now are blue.  I'm betting they'll add green infusions, then orange, then pink, where the higher the tier, the more ridiculously expensive it'll be.

#2189391 Introducing Leaderboards

Posted beadnbutter32 on 09 April 2013 - 11:52 AM


The way it works is so easy to game it is not funny.
Get one person in the top ten, that person then continues to rack up kills while also 'fighting a few buddies' and letting them win. Next thing you know his buddies are now top ranked too. (The formula gives you more points if you beat someone high ranked.)

#2188458 Wildstar !

Posted Gerroh on 06 April 2013 - 11:09 PM

Another MMO? I'm sure it will be just as amazing as it looks and won't let down at all.

#2183478 One sentence that defines GW2

Posted Reikou on 25 March 2013 - 05:02 AM

zerg gameplay.

#2180343 Tier 1 (GvG): EMP,TSYM ,HB ,VoTF

Posted Jackiepro on 17 March 2013 - 03:29 PM

Dno, I didnt have any problems when organizing GvG with EMP. We both gave each other the time to get things sorted and he also showed me the field, and even though I knew it (had done gvg before) I was respectful enough to let him say what he wanted, nothing wrong with that. Looking at the video I dont even know why a comment like "FIGHT NOW" was pmed back. In our GvGs noodles said go on "xx:xx" on the timer, and thats exactly when we both began the fights. A total of 8 GvGs and I never had a problem with EMP, so I suppose some of you guys are doing something wrong.

Anyways, that GvG looked like nothing more than dumping banners and auto attacking, still an incredibly primitive level of play.

#2182060 One sentence that defines GW2

Posted Wickity on 21 March 2013 - 04:34 PM

Visualy beautiful game with interesting content and one of worst grind aspects/economy that caters to bug exploiters.

#2181842 One sentence that defines GW2

Posted MeltyLotus on 21 March 2013 - 01:15 AM

Only powertraders win so play TP or be broke.

#2183228 One sentence that defines GW2

Posted MaZt on 24 March 2013 - 09:35 AM

Currency Wars 2!!!

#2183188 World vs. World: Introducing World Ranks and More

Posted Shayne Hawke on 24 March 2013 - 04:19 AM

View PostEl Duderino, on 23 March 2013 - 10:54 PM, said:

This sums up ANets entire attitude towards the game.

Absolutely.  So, the question I see now is whether someone wants to put in the energy to try and change ANet's attitude.

For me, having seen them in action for the past seven years and particularly the last seven months, I'm not very heavily inclined.

#2183098 World vs. World: Introducing World Ranks and More

Posted Shayne Hawke on 23 March 2013 - 10:01 PM

"The goal for this system is to ensure that players always have something to constantly work towards." - You mean grind for.

"We want each character to have a unique experience in WvW, so World Ranks and WXP are all character-based values rather than account-based." - Apparently, everyone's WvW experience now is the absolute same and the only way they can make sure that it's unique is to hope people pick WvW skills in different orders on different characters.

"We believe that in the long run, this will actually help incentivize players to experiment with various different ability builds for each character." - The builds won't matter if everyone eventually reaches the same full set of skills, but I'm sure that wouldn't happen, because then people would be done with their progression and, by your standards, have nothing left to do there.  Having all the same builds will also mean that a person's experience really isn't any more unique than before when everybody had no WvW skills.

"It also creates a long term goal for players of multiple characters, as they can strive to rank up multiple characters to help show off their dedication to WvW." - Progression being character based makes it impossible to show any sort of "dedication" while playing other characters.  Also, it seems you haven't gotten the message that players with multiple characters aren't looking to have more progression to look forward to for every one of their characters.  It's like outfitting multiple characters is in itself not a long term goal to any of you.

"One of the goals our team set for ourselves with the WvW progression system was to ensure that it could be expanded in the future. In fact, we’re already working on additional abilities that we plan to release in the future, and we’ll increase the amount and variety of abilities available for purchase in future updates." - In other words, like I said before, you're very open to the idea of giving everyone more progression to work on if players somehow run out, because it would be too dangerous in your mind if for some reason players started doing something in the game that wasn't for the sake of chasing progression.