Mx plays Elite Specializations – Reaper p.2 [PvP / WvW]

Mx plays Elite Specializations – Reaper p.2 [PvP / WvW]

Nov 13, 2015

Hello everyone! Since my part 1 about the new necromancer elite specialization, I have finally found more time to hop into PvP and WvW. Although I have to say that there still isn’t a huge build diversity in terms of effectiveness, the builds I have come up with and tried so far were really fun and very effective (as far as my experience goes)! First of...

Getting Started in PvP: Ready, Fight!

Getting Started in PvP: Ready, Fight!

Apr 24, 2015

Welcome back to another installment of How to Get Started in PvP. In this article I’m going to be going over the different types of matches you’ll come across in structured PvP play and a little bit of terminology you might hear from your fellow fighters. After this, you should be able to jump into PvP without feeling like a total noob. To get into...

Getting Started in PvP: The Build Up

Getting Started in PvP: The Build Up

Mar 11, 2015

In this post I’m going to cover how to actually start getting ready to get into a match and fight. Before you go jumping into the queue, you’ll want to set up your traits, weapons, utility skills, and stats. This is actually one of my favorite things about PvP in GW2 – no matter what level you are when you get in to PvP, you have access to all...

Getting Into PvP: Part 1

Getting Into PvP: Part 1

Mar 10, 2015

My problem with PvE is the same that General Zaroff had with hunting animals; oh, and if you caught that literary reference, then you can be my friend. Moving on with the topic at hand, but not with turn-of-the-century trivia, “Instinct is no match for reason.” That, friends, is to say that PvE, within the confines of current technology, cannot...

Getting Started in PvP: Heart of the Mists

Getting Started in PvP: Heart of the Mists

Mar 10, 2015

Welcome to part two of my series on getting into PvP! For this post I’m going to be going over all the stuff you can find in the PvP Lobby, the Heart of the Mists, and how it can help you. After you finish the short tutorial the first time you go to the PvP Lobby, you’re dropped off in a large field surrounded by other players. Don’t panic!...

Getting Started in PvP: Overcoming Fears

Getting Started in PvP: Overcoming Fears

Mar 9, 2015

As I’ve discussed the past few weeks on the podcast, I’ve been getting really into Player vs. Player combat in GW2 the past few weeks. Traditionally, I have have been the type to stick to PvE content as much as possible. A lot of my friends are the same way and have a lot of reservations about getting into PvP. Since I’ve had such a...