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Dirame

Member Since 02 Apr 2010
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In Topic: Crafting Backpacks, New Leveling Items, and More!

27 August 2014 - 08:47 PM

View Postrusticgamer, on 27 August 2014 - 08:22 PM, said:

Okay I'm peeing myself laughing. Who designs these skins and what goes on in their brain???

"Let's fight the Elder Dragons! But just wait for me to get my ANVIL backpack...you know... for combat and stuff..."

I guess they were thinking cosmetics?

I personally like the Cow head furnace, the Bear skin back pack and the Helmet backpack but the rest just look like make-up drawers.

In Topic: Improvements Galore

26 August 2014 - 11:23 PM

View Postdavadude, on 26 August 2014 - 08:27 PM, said:

Eh, they've already announced some larger features:

-Guild revamp in which world no longer matters.
-PvP normalization, allowing you to turn all PvP models into identical humans.
-PvP exclusive content, such as armor and weapon models.
-New Commander Tags, including account bound change
-Siege golem and Siege disabler tricks in WvW.
-Massive shift from CPU demands to GPU optimization.

We're now barely halfway through the announcements.  Many things are iterations, but don't forget the wardrobe was "just" an iteration of the transmutation system!

The funny thing about these announcements is that it seems they want to spread them out to make it feel like there's a lot of them but it's inadvertently making it feel like there's not much to see here.

Maybe the last week will have some major changes but who knows.

In Topic: Announcing the World vs. World Fall Tournament 2014

25 August 2014 - 05:12 PM

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Secondly, if there are fewer matches and they count more as such, this also means that servers/players will likely take more extreme measures to ensure victory. The whole 1vs1vs1 format may not be best suited for such an environment. Thinking back to the last tournament, I've personally witnessed multiple situations where one could only wonder if there weren't any cross-server agreements aka two servers ganging up against the third. I sincerly hope that Anet will more closely monitor these matches and apply penalties whenever something fishy happens.
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It's totally fine for 2 servers to gang up on the third. It's part of the WvW gameplay.

In Topic: Kate Welch and Martin Kersten left Anet

25 August 2014 - 03:28 PM

View Postdavadude, on 24 August 2014 - 08:35 PM, said:

Well, you guys are late.  Considering the anti-Arenanet stance of this forum, I thought you'd be on this two days ago!

-Kate Welch...  meeep!  It's a shame she must go, she did some amazing work after launch.  Wardrobe, Currency Tab, and worked on the UI overhaul for the story panel.  The good thing is, some of the conversations she's had on Reddit show she left due to personal reasons, and was not laid off or left on a bad note.

-Martin K... ouch.  I must say, you guys will blow this up as much as you can, but i'll refer to this post on the reddit for my thoughts on it.

I was telling people on massively that we don't know which side Martin was on so they shouldn't come to conclusions. If he was doing a bad job then that explains things but I don't know so I won't bother claiming I do.

In Topic: The 9th Profession - What should it be?

07 August 2014 - 07:04 PM

I would like to see a dervish style introduced, either to the Guardian or through a new profession entirely.

Having boons and consuming them for benefits like damage and healing, would be the opposite of what the Necro does and that would be amazing to see.