Mabel, Chapter 2: Increased Traffic to Hoelbrak

Mabel, Chapter 2: Increased Traffic to Hoelbrak

Feb 6, 2017

Rytlock wasn’t in. He hadn’t been in for months, they said. Mabel didn’t understand. They had been walking in circles for a long time, and yet they were in a completely different place. And now her owner was shouting. “Yes, I know he’s a very important man, but if his mission is so important, then why doesn’t the public know about it?” Rovack was waving his...

Mabel, Chapter 1: Lionguard are Only Slightly Useful

Mabel, Chapter 1: Lionguard are Only Slightly Useful

Dec 21, 2016

Mabel did not like this trade-off she experienced with the shifting of holidays. Though she was not aware of it, Halloween was the event that brought Tyrians from all walks of life to Lion’s Arch. The children chased her around the square during this time; hugged her tightly around the belly if they ever caught her. Most of the year, there was the meek smile...

Questions Guild Wars 2 Players Had About the HoT Story

Questions Guild Wars 2 Players Had About the HoT Story

Oct 22, 2016

ArenaNet has created a big world for us to play in, with vast amounts of lore surrounding it, so finding plotholes and inconsistencies shouldn’t come as a surprise and especially not as a disappointment. There are some head scratchers that can be solved with a single patch, but have ultimately been ignored due to general playerbase indifference—examples include...

Living Story Season 3 Starts July 26th

Living Story Season 3 Starts July 26th

Jul 13, 2016

In short, it is required to own the Heart of Thorns expansion to partake in Season 3; each episode unlocks as you log into that episodes time frame, but if missed it will likely be up for purchase at a later date; and they will release once every 2-3 months. Season 3, episode 1 releases July 26th....

The Dream isn’t Real. The Wyld Hunt is a Lie.

The Dream isn’t Real. The Wyld Hunt is a Lie.

May 14, 2016

It is now quite clear what I suspected about the sylvari to be true, with gathered knowledge from the jungle dragon and its minions, their whole point of being is a lie. Sylvari first appeared on Tyria in 1302 AE; there were only 12 at first, called the Firstborn by the second batch to emerge from the Pale Tree, thus named the Secondborn. The Tree itself was...

My experience with PvP-Leagues!

My experience with PvP-Leagues!

Dec 12, 2015

Hello everyone! A few days the new PvP-Leagues were released and yes, I was really excited for it! For me, as a main PvP player, this was probably the one thing that I was looking forward the most. Sadly, I did not have too much spare time since they were released but from what I have seen so far, I am not too disappointed. Of course it might be a little...

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...

The Chak: What are they and are they related to the Karka?

The Chak: What are they and are they related to the Karka?

Nov 10, 2015

As a zoologist I, Meltak – Head of the ANN krewe, have performed observations on various species throughout Tyria, including the karka. Now, I set my sights on a new, equally petrifying creature. The chak are a crab like species located deep in the Maguuma jungle, with several variations in characteristics and combat capabilities. Some have feelers and a...

Quick Shoutout – Nemesis: DPS & The Meta

Quick Shoutout – Nemesis: DPS & The Meta

Nov 8, 2015

I just wanted to give a quick shout out to Nemesis (I am one and I am legion: https://www.youtube.com/user/Iamoneandiamlegion) and of course everyone else involved in the current stream on Mighty Teapot’s Twitch channel! Get to know what the “meta”, which the majority of the Guild Wars 2 player base is believing in, is actually about and how...

Mx plays Elite Specializations – Reaper p.1 [PvE]

Mx plays Elite Specializations – Reaper p.1 [PvE]

Nov 8, 2015

Hello everyone! Since Heart of Thorns came out, I have spent most of in-game time playing my Reaper (Necromancer elite spec.). To be honest, I have never been the biggest fan of the necromancer profession, however I have always loved the idea behind the profession itself. With the elite specialization of the necromancer, I finally feel like the developers have...

Heart of Thorns – My experience so far! [Spoiler Free]

Heart of Thorns – My experience so far! [Spoiler Free]

Nov 6, 2015

Heart of Thorns turned 2 weeks!  Hello everyone! While a lot of us have been playing the Guild Wars 2 expansion, Heart of Thorns, for the past two weeks, probably just as many people are still waiting for patch notes, reviews and community opinions on what the expansion has to offer and if it is “worth” buying. To be honest, I was one of those...

Raids in Guild Wars 2

Raids in Guild Wars 2

Aug 29, 2015

    You asked for the ultimate challenging content in Guild Wars 2—challenges that would put your skills to the test and push you and your friends to the edge to achieve victory. Now the answer is here. Today at PAX Prime, we announced that the “challenging group content” that we said would arrive with Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns™ is Raids! Built on...

Heart of Thorns Release Date: Oct 23, 2015

Heart of Thorns Release Date: Oct 23, 2015

Aug 28, 2015

As you can clearly see from the below tweet, ArenaNet has officially announced the release date of the Heart of Thorns expansion. So, we are set to take off deep into the Maguuma Jungle in less than two months. Until then, there will still be beta content taking place, the next happening between Sep...

Daredevil: Thief Elite Specialization

Daredevil: Thief Elite Specialization

Aug 27, 2015

Today ArenaNet revealed the next elite specizalitaion and the first elite spec for a medium armor profession: the daredevil. The daredevil is a thief who uses a melee staff and utilizes evasion and dodging rather than stealth to avoid harm. Dodging Daredevils will have 3 (rather than 2) endurance bars Grandmaster traits will allow you to pick one of three dodge...

Berserker – Warrior Elite Specialization

Berserker – Warrior Elite Specialization

Aug 20, 2015

Yesterday ZAM.com released the information on the warrior’s elite specialization in Heart of Thorns: the Berserker! Today ArenaNet also posted their own blog post detailing the specialization. A berserker will be able to wield an off-hand torch. After building up enough adrenaline, they can enter berserk mode which changes some mechanics for the...

Herald – Revenant Elite Specialization

Herald – Revenant Elite Specialization

Aug 13, 2015

Yesterday MassivelyOP released an article announcing the elite specialization for the revenant: the Herald. Today ArenaNet posted their own blog post about the specialization as well. This new specialization will give revenants access to the shield as an off-hand weapon as well as Glint as another legend to invoke. The goal behind this specialization and legend...

Cithryth’s Post-Play Report: BWE1 (Part 2)

Cithryth’s Post-Play Report: BWE1 (Part 2)

Aug 11, 2015

  Hey everyone, here is the second part of my post-play report on this past weekend’s beta event! Get ready because I uh… have a lot of feelings about reapers.   Revenant Last beta was not great for the revenant. I’m pleased to say though that the changes brought about in this round of beta testing have really boosted the revenant to...

Cithryth’s Post-Play Report: BWE1 (Part 1)

Cithryth’s Post-Play Report: BWE1 (Part 1)

Aug 10, 2015

We are inching steadily towards Heart of Thorns, and this Beta Weekend Event #1 was one more step on that long march. I got my hands on the newly-improved revenant, part of the Verdant Brink map and story, as well as the elite specializations: chronomancer, dragonhunter, reaper, and tempest. Being that I love necromancers oh so very much, I was extremely...

Smokescales: The Difference Between Good Mechanics and Being OP

Smokescales: The Difference Between Good Mechanics and Being OP

Aug 9, 2015

  I’ve read many people complimenting ANet on finally making difficult content and I mostly agree, but there’s one glaring issue people are praising instead of pointing out. Granted smokescales are difficult to fight, which can be a good thing, but is not in this particular case. 90% of the time the smokescale is untouchable, but can still do serious...

New PvP League System in HoT

New PvP League System in HoT

Aug 8, 2015

Today on their YouTube channel, Curse made a new announcement hot off the tails of the World Tournament Grand Finals at Gamescom. Coming with Heart of Thorns, Guild Wars 2 will be introducing a new league system, aiming to encourage and reward non-tournament and casual PvPers to play and rank their way up the ladder. The video announcement is quite short so I...